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The Benefits of Sending Peace & Blessings on Prophet Muhammad ﷺ

Allah and His angels shower blessings on the Prophet. O you who believe, so should you send blessings  on him and send peace upon him in the best possible way – The Holy Qur’an In this three part lecture series, Shaykh Amer Jamil gives a beautiful and detailed description of the benefits in keeping our […]

Are Formulas Recommended by Scholars to Achieve Some Goals Permissible to Use?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: The book ‘Remedies from the Quran’ contains different types of dhikr that can be done to achieve certain goals. For example it says that if you write Surah Yusuf on a piece of paper and wear it, your wife will increase in love for you. Is it something permissible? […]

The Chosen Times Of Du’a – Adab Of Du’a 23

Allah Most High says, “I am near – I answer the call of the one who calls upon me (2:186). Yet, many of us wonder: Are my du’as being answered? Is there a certain du’a I have to read for each of my concerns? Do my du’as have to be in Arabic? In this series of short […]

Would You Dwell in Gardens of Paradise on Earth?

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani explains the significance of circles of remembrance and why the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) referred to them as Gardens of Paradise, when he said, “If you pass by the Gardens of Paradise, then dwell therein.” When asked what the gardens of paradise are, he replied, “The circles of remembrance.” […]

Is There Any Supplication to Die in a Good State of Faith?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaikum 1) Is there any supplication we can make so that when we die, we die in a good state of faith and free from sins? 2) Can we recite any supplication while in the last prostration? How do I send blessings to the Prophet (Peace and blesings […]

Is It Impermissible to Move Back and Forth While Reciting Qur’an?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalamalaikum, I was visiting Saudi Arabia once and an arab lady over there told me that we should not move back and forth while reciting Quran because it imitates the jews, and she told me some hadith related to this. Is it impermissible for us to move back and […]

How To Understand the Words: “Tasbih”, “Tahlil” and “Taqdis”?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaikum, Would you kindly explain the meaning of “tasbih”, “tahlil” and “taqdis” in the hadith below? “The Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him) said: ‘Hold fast to At-Tasbih, At-Tahlil, and At-Taqdis, and count them upon the fingertips, for indeed they shall be questioned, and they will be […]

What is the Etiquette of Dhikr?

Answered by Ustadh Shuaib Ally Question: Can you please detail what is the adab of dhikr? For example, when one is doing one’s daily wird, what should be taken into account? Is it necessary to be in wudu? For women, do I have to be covered? Is it possible to stop and continue where one […]

Are Loud Dhikr and Supplications in a Mosque Permissible?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: What is the ruling of reciting du`a and shikr aloud by an imam? It is hard for me to attain khushu’ while the dhikr and du’a are recited aloud through a mic. I feel disturbed. Answer: assalamu `alaykum I pray you are doing well. The general rule is that […]

Is it Possible to Do a 'Wird' Without Having Access to a Shaykh?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As-salaamu alaikum, Is it possible to do a ‘wird’ without having access to a living true shaykh? I have heard that engaging in a long dhikr can be harmful if I am not connected to a living shaykh to supervise me. How can one of Allah’s names harm me? […]