January 28, 2022 2 mins

Is It Better for Me To Memorize Qur’an or To Focus on Islamic Studies?

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch  Question Summary Is it better for me to memorize Qur’an or to focus on Islamic studies? Question Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate There is no doubt that memorizing the Qur’an is an immense virtue if one is able to do it. Regarding these virtues, […]
April 17, 2021 3 mins

The Spiritual Purpose of Fasting: Closeness to Allah

In the Name of Allah, the Benevolent, the Merciful. May Allah’s blessings and peace be upon His Beloved Messenger, his folk, and companions Ramadan isn’t the “Month of Fasting.” It is a month of seeking closeness to Allah. Fasting is a means. Prayer is a means. Zakat is a means. Reciting the Qur’an is a […]
April 15, 2021 2 mins

Qur’an Recitation: A SeekersGuidance Reader

Qur’an recitation forms the eighth chapter of Imam Al-Ghazali’s seminal work, the Ihya, which is widely regarded as the greatest work on Islamic spirituality in the world. Here are some of the best SeekersGuidance resources available on the subject of Qur’an recitation. We pray they help you to enliven and to savor your recitation during […]
April 15, 2021 7 mins

Ten Ways to Benefit for Menstruating Women in Ramadan

Dread your period during the blessed month of Ramadan? Feel like you’re missing out on all the worship? Nour Merza gives women ten practical ways to spiritually benefit from this blessed month. Every Ramadan, most women will have about a week in which they are unable to join in the major religious practices of the […]