Spirituality

February 5, 2023 4 mins

What is The Correct Understanding of the Hadith About Entering Jannah Without Re...

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question  What is the correct understanding of the hadiths wherein the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) describes those who will enter paradise without accountability as “Those who do not cauterize and do not practice ruqya”? Al-Nawawi seems to indicate in Sharh Sahih Muslim that “cauterize” encompasses all […]
February 4, 2023 3 mins

How Should One Understand the Seemingly Contradictory Quotations by Imam Shafi...

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question How Should One Understand the Seemingly Contradictory Quotations by Imam Shafi’i on Tasawwuf? Imam Shafi says: “I accompanied the Sufi people, and I received from them three (types of) knowledge: …how to speak; how to treat people with leniency and a soft heart, and they guided me in the ways […]
February 2, 2023 3 mins

How to Deal with the Waswasa of Blasphemous Thoughts?

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question I have problems with waswasa regarding kufr, and I constantly fear kufr thoughts and actions. I want to be a Muslim; I know Islam is the truth, but with every thought, everything I say, and action I do, I’m afraid it might have been kufr. I spent a long […]
February 2, 2023 3 mins

How Should You Deal with Someone Who Is Unjust and Disrespectful to You?

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question I started talking with a man with the intent to marry. He recently told me a story about how he was treated poorly by another person (with strong language and disrespect), and his response was to do the same to them. Eye for an eye. He almost seemed proud […]