Divine Decree and Misgivings

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum I am suffering a great deal of waswass regarding the issue of Destiny. I hear people say different things about it: Allah is in control of everything, or our decree can be changed because of our actions. It is on my mind most of the time and […]

What Is the Nature of Destiny? [Video]

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalamu alaykum What is the nature of destiny? Answer:  Wa’leykum Salam, Here is a video answer by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani to this question: Shaykh Faraz Rabbani is a scholar and researcher of Islamic law and Executive Director of SeekersHub Global After ten years overseas, Shaykh Faraz returned to Canada […]

What is the Point in Supplicating?

Answered by SeekersHub Answers Service Question: Assalam walaikum, What is the point in supplications if everything is decreed by Allah in advance?  Answer: Assalam aleykum, Firstly, supplications can change relative destiny (al-qadar al-mu`allaq) in a manner that is of great benefit to the oppressed, as well as the entire Muslim community. [see:Can Supplication Change Destiny?] […]

Am I Being Punished for My Sins by Becoming HIV Positive?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: I have committed abominable things (zina) with both women and men for the past 6 years on a regular basis. Last summer I decided that I should change because I was unhappy in this way of life. Two weeks ago I have been diagnosed to be HIV positive. I […]

How Can I Regain the Friendship of a Man I Want to Marry?

Answered by SeekersHub Answers Service Question: Assalam Alaikum, I am at the age of marriage looking for a spouse and my mother urged me to make friends with this boy and I did. I did lots of istikhara and dua because I had warm feelings for this friend who said he could not commit because […]

Things Inconsistent With Accepting Fate – Imam Ghazali

Accepting Fate: “Complaining, no matter what the circumstances, is inconsistent with accepting fate. Criticizing food and finding fault with it is a rejection of what Allah Most High has destined, since blaming what is made is blaming the maker, and everything is Allah’s work. For a person to say that ‘poverty is an affliction and […]

Does the Concept of Having a “Soulmate” Exist in Islam?

Answered by Sidi Faraz A. Khan Question: Assalamu’alaikum, Is there a concept of soulmate in Islam? If someone you love died before getting married and the one living eventually get married to another person will the person one married to be the person you will meet in hereafter? What would be your advise to someone […]