Social Issues

November 11, 2022 5 mins

Zakah and Closeness to Allah Most High

Zakah and Closeness Shaykh Faraz Rabbani This article is transcribed by a SeekersGuidance scholarship student and based on the lecture series “Hope and Closeness: The Way to Allah” by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani. This is the eighteenth session of the series. Introduction The idea of living a good life in the modern world is reduced to […]
April 13, 2022 3 mins

Can A Husband Check His Wife’s Phone and Ask to Whom She Is Speaking?

Answered by Ustahda Shazia Ahmad Question Does a husband have the right to check his wife’s phone and check her contacts or read her messages? What if he sees photos without hijab of his wife’s Muslim friends? Can he demand to hear the voice of the person with whom his wife is speaking? This matter […]
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 […]
August 20, 2020 2 mins

Muharram: The Islamic Calendar’s January | A Reader

The new Islamic year is almost upon us and although setting New Year’s Resolutions based on the Islamic calendar isn’t a common practice, there are a few things we should do; reflect over the previous year and take a moment to assess our accomplishments, and think about how we can make the next Islamic year […]