Remembrance (Dhikr)

September 13, 2023 4 mins

What Shall I Do When I am Confronted With Satanic Whispers?

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question I will try to explain my condition. Situation 1: I am just sitting, and suddenly I get whispers to lower my eyes and do sujud to statues; they are nowhere in the house,  but I do it sometimes. Situation 2: I just lower my eyes a little while talking […]
September 2, 2023 3 mins

What is the Status of the Following?

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question I was told whoever on the day of Eid recites  سبحان اللہ و بحمدہ 300 times and sends the blessings to their dearly departed Muslims, will have their graves lighted with a thousand enlightened blessings (anwar), and when they come to pass, Allah will light their grave with a […]
August 20, 2023 2 mins

Does One Need Permission to Recite the Litanies of the Ba ’Alawi Path?

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question I’m looking at different Sufi tariqas and have a fascination for the different variations of Dhikr in different cultures. I’ve always found the Ba ‘Alawi Tariqa interesting, along with the teachings of Imam al-Haddad, his Wird al-Latif, and his Ratib. Does one need permission to recite the litanies of […]
August 20, 2023 3 mins

Are Any of These Sinful?

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question I have the following questions: Is watching the “I’m the Best Muslim” cartoon series sinful if they display cartoon violence, cartoon blood, and bad manners to teach the correct way to do things? I asked my sister to help me wear knee pads but stood there for a second […]