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Your Iman is Not Safe In The Hands of Just Your Intellect

Many of us are struggling with the theory and the intellectual level of our understanding of this religion, for one reason or another. Shaykh Hamdi Benaissa argues that we are shortchanging ourselves if we consign the entirety of our faith to our intellect. Inevitably, the intellect cannot give you iman. In fact, the intellect is […]

Why Islam Makes Sense. Shaykh Ahmad Sa’ad Makes A Compelling Case.

Why are we Muslim and do we often take our faith for granted? What makes this faith unique and why does it make so much sense? What does Allah mean when he says he has perfected this religion? Shaykh Ahmed Sa’ad al-Azhari, Director of the Ihsan Institute, takes on the enormous task of trying to […]

Must We Have No Doubt Whatsoever in Order to Stay Within the Folds of Islam?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: 1. Must we have no doubt whatsoever in order to stay within the folds of Islam? Is doubt allowed as long as you don’t affirm it as your central belief? 2. Does someone dying in a state of drunkenness or from a drug overdose dies as a disbeliever? Answer: […]

Am I Sinful for Experiencing Unintentional ‘Images’ of God?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: When I was a child, someone showed me an image (of a person) and said ‘that’s God’. Since that time, I have flashbacks of this image when I think of the name ‘Allah’. Is there any way that I can remove this image from my mind, and am I […]

Do Any of These Thoughts or Scenarios Entail Disbelief?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Questions (Q)/Answers (A): I have some iman related concerns which I will pose in a few different scenarios, I would like to know if these entail disbelief. Q1: If I am struggling accepting some beliefs but I WANT to believe and WANT to accept them, is it still disbelief? […]

A New Start: Prophetic Counsel on Faith & Uprightness – Friday Sermon – Faraz Rabbani in Milton, ON

A New Start: Prophetic Counsel on Faith & Uprightness – Friday Sermon – Faraz Rabbani Shaykh Faraz Rabbani of SeekersHub Toronto (www.SeekersHub.org) explains lessons for the new Islamic year from the hadith related by Sufyan ibn Abd Allah, who asked the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him), “O Messenger of Allah, tell […]