Pronunciation Errors in Prayer

Ustadh Farid Dingle clarifies questions about pronunciation in prayer. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa baraktuh. For almost a year now I have had a problem regarding the validity of prayers due to errors in pronounciation. I will therefore describe the situation in extensive detail so as to exclude any misunderstanding and to ensure an […]

A Dua to Make Someone My Spouse

Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil is asked whether there are specific dua one can recite that makes the desired person become one’s spouse. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I am interested in marrying my friend, but the problem is that he does not want to get married right now. He likes me, but […]

Magic, Loss, and Estrangement

Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan answers a question about protecting oneself from black magic and how to overcome frustration and despair. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I am writing this on my distressed colleague’s behalf. Her life has been spoiled by her own estranged family. She is critically ill and homeless, stuck very badly […]

Losing Hope and Struggling with the Din

Shaykh Farid Dingle answers a question about struggling with one’s din, not feeling worthy of Islam, and losing hope and trust in Allah. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I’ve been struggling with the din since Allah drew me back into the religion when a calamity had befallen me because there was no […]

Prayers That Are Never Answered

Shaykh Farid Dingle is asked why it is that our prayers sometimes seem to not be answered and our lives are full of struggle when compared to others. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. Why is it that I keep praying to Allah and my prayers (dua) are never answered? Even my non-Muslim […]