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Being a Daughter, a Woman, and Living This Life

Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil counsels on the role and duty of daughter toward parents, being a woman, feeling isolated overwhelmed by expectations.   Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I am tired. I don’t feel like I understand my purpose anymore. Especially when I see so many of my sisters in Islam living […]

Infertility: Why does Allah Not Bless Some With Children?

As part of the SeekersHub Ramadan series, Supplications from the Qur’an, Shaykh Ahmed Sa’ad al-Azhari addressed a sensitive and sometimes painful topic: Infertility Why does Allah bless some of us with children, and others not? Is it better to be a happy, childless couple than to be an unhappy pair of parents to a child, […]

Raised in Adornments and Ineffective in Disputes: The Meaning and Background of Verse 43:18 of the Qur’an

Answered by Ustadh Abdullah Anik Misra Question: Could you please point me to an explanation of the verse 43:18, that says: “(Like they then for Allah) a creature who is brought up in adornments (wearing silk and gold ornaments, i.e. women) and who in dispute cannot make herself clear”? Answer: In the Name of Allah, […]