My Day at Princeton with Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

By Yousaf Seyal Getting there Thursday night was a very long night, but also a very short one. It was long because I was honored to host a gathering in praise of the Prophet at my house, which ended well past midnight (after people had their share of kheer!). It was short because I only […]

Recording Women’s Qur’an Recitation

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Is it permissible for women to be Qur’an reciters and record a CD? Wouldn’t this involve marriageable (non-mahram) men listening to her voice? Answer: In the Name of Allah, Most Merciful I pray this finds you in the best of health and spirits. I asked Shaykh Akram Abd al-Wahhab […]

Intention for Sending Blessings upon the Prophet

Intention for Sending Blessings upon the Prophet From Habib Umar’s Facebook page. The intention of Imam al-Haddad for sending blessings upon the Prophet صلى الله عليه و سلم: O God, I intend by my sending blessings upon the Prophet صلى الله عليه و سلم fulfilling Your command, and professing belief in Your book, and following […]

Fasting During the First Nine Days of Dhu’l Hijja

Answered by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam Question: Is it a sunnah to fast the first nine days of Dhul-Hijjah? I have heard some people say that it is not a recommended practice, and some say that it is a Bid’a. Can you please clarify? Answer: In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, The […]

How Do I Raise My Resolve to do Good & Overcome Hardness of the Heart?

Answered by Shaykh Muhammad Qaylish Question: When I began practicing, I used to be very motivated to perform the good. Now, I feel a hardness in my heart and less motivated to do good deeds. Can you please give some advice on how I can raise my motivation? Answer: Bismillah Allah Most High says, “O […]