Remembrance (Dhikr)

December 1, 2022 2 mins

How Do I Deal with Lust, Despair, and Challenges in Life?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question I am having a hard time dealing with my sexual desires. I am still in school, two years behind in my education, as I had to repeat when I was a little kid. I can’t make friends due to insecurities. I opened up to my family about my issues, […]
November 18, 2022 5 mins

Friday Reminder: Gifts, Appreciation & Gratitude by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

The following article was transcribed by a SeekersGuidance scholarship student, based on a lecture series: “Friday Circle of Remembrance & Reminders.” This is episode 58 of the series, delivered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani, reminding us of the gifts and realities of dua. Shaykh Faraz Rabbani also re-awakens the reasons for one’s existence and Allah’s mercy towards […]
October 15, 2022 1 min

The Hadra: Is the Group Dhikr With Singing and Swaying Permitted?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question Is the group remembrance with the singing of spiritual poetry and rhythmic swaying, called the hadra, permitted? Answer In the Name of Allah, Most Merciful. The hadra is in itself permitted, as writings of major Hanafi authorities make clear. Among the imams of the Hanafi school who have specifically […]
October 7, 2022 4 mins

Is It Necessary to Send Blessings on the Prophet ﷺ Whenever His Name Is Mentio...

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question Is it mandatory to give blessings upon the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) whenever I get any thought or any mention of the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) in my head? Sometimes, I get his name in my head throughout the day and […]