What Is the Reason for Our Being Created?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum The purpose of our creation is to worship Allah. But He does not need our worship. So why did Allah create us in the first place? Answer: Wa’alaykum assalam. Jazakum Allah khayr for your question. Allah Most High says in the Qur’an, ‘I created the jinn and […]

Finding the Sacred in a Secular Age, by Shaykh Shams Tameez

Living in an era of uncertainty and confusion within a materialistic driven society, we often find ourselves lost, detached and oblivious to the purpose we were actually created for. To worship Allah. Listen to Shaykh Shams Tameez explain how we can navigate our way through this turbulence through practical advice. We are grateful to the Ha […]

Is the Purpose of Life Entertainment?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum I recently became committed to Islam however before this and for much of my life I spent alot of time with people who strongly believed that the purpose of life was entertainment. How do you get through to someone who believes life has no greater purpose and […]

Was the World Created in Seven Days?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Assalam aleykum How have our scholars interpreted the hadith in Sahih Muslim in which the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) stated that: “Allah Mighty and Majestic created the earth on Saturday, and over it He created the mountains on Sunday. He created the trees on Monday, […]

Why Did Allah Create the Planets, Stars but Only Made the Earth Inhabitable?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, Why did Allah create the universe with galaxies, planets, stars, nebulas but only made the earth inhabitable? Answer: Assalamualaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray this finds you well. May Allah reward you for your question. Please forgive me for the delay. Creation Allah Most High […]

Why Was I Created?

Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari Question: A sister is very disorientated with life nowadays, and is questioning her existence. Why exactly was the world made? Why did Allah need people on this earth? Why make humans, when He had angels? Why not make them all Muslims and the world a happy place? The sister is […]

Why Did Allah Create Humans With The Potential For Evil?

When Allah first told the angels that He was going to place Adam as a Khalifa (vicegerent) on earth, the angels asked Him, “Would you place in it one who spreads corruption and who sheds blood?” Given the state of humanity, this is a profound question. How did the angels know? And why was it […]

Open Our Hearts, Before We Open Our Mosques

As mosques around the United Kingdom open their doors for a national ‘Mosque Open Day’, Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said questions whether we have opened our hearts enough to truly receive those who walk through our open doors. Do we see all of humanity as Allah’s creation, to whom He sent the Prophet Muhammad “as a […]

Is Everything Created Out of Water? Will Our Provision Come From Unexpected Places?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalaamu alaikum, In the Quran it says that: 1 – Allah made everything out of water. Is this supposed to be taken literally? 2 – Allah will provide for you from places you could never imagine.Is this supposed to be taken literally? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa […]

Was the Earth Created Before Adam or After Him as a Punishment?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Is earth a place of punishment for Adam (as) or did Allah(SWT) created earth for mankind before Adam(as) ate that fruit in paradise? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that you are in the best of health and faith, insha’Allah. Yes, the earth was created […]