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Preparing to Receive Laylatul Qadr, by Ustadha Shehnaz Karim

Preparing to Receive Laylatul Qadr -Ustadha Shehnaz Karim Capturing the Spirit of Ramadan Mercy, Forgiveness and Salvation Every night our Ramadan scholars will explore one of the three key spiritual goals of Ramadan. Each talk will conclude with a dynamic conversation as we explore mercy, forgiveness and salvation deeply and see how we can attain these […]

Hope, the Hereafter and Our Salvation, by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Hope, the Hereafter and Our Salvation In this special Ramadan edition of our regular Circle of Light gathering in remembrance of the Prophet, we have special sacred songs, special supplications and talks from our Ramadan scholars on the life and character of the Prophet ﷺ‎ and how he sought and exemplified the mercy, forgiveness and the pursuit […]

The Prophet’s ﷺ Example of Hope and What it Teaches Us, by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

The Prophet’s ﷺ Example of Hope and What it Teaches Us Capturing the Spirit of Ramadan Mercy, Forgiveness and Salvation Every night our Ramadan scholars will explore one of the three key spiritual goals of Ramadan. Each talk will conclude with a dynamic conversation as we explore mercy, forgiveness and salvation deeply and see how we can […]

How Not to be Afraid of Death

Death is never a subject we discuss frequently. In fact, most of us are so afraid of death that we don’t like to even think about it, explains Shaykh Ramzy Ajem. In this video, watch Shaykh Ramzy recall an encounter he had in the Edwards Gardens with Shaykh Abdullah El-Haddad and why it should be anything but a […]

Is There Such A Thing as Islamic Fatalism?

A lot of people get confused between the idea of relying on God and taking the means. Sometimes, this can even lead to “Islamic fatalism,” and a sense of “if Allah knows everything, why should I do anything?” Islamic Fatalism? “You don’t know where your life will end, but you do know that it will end […]

I Am a Married Man Who Has Committed a Lot of Heinous Sins. Will Allah Ever Forgive Me?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: I have committed a lot of sins. I curse myself in the hope that I will not fall into the same sin but I keep sinning. I am working in computer engineering, but have no success in my sales. I have done a lot of supplications but I […]

I Don’t Want My Husband’s Friend to Die as a Non-Muslim. What Can We Do?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: My husband has a non-Muslim friend. He doesn’t want her to die as a non-Muslim and suffer in Hellfire. She is already going through a lot of troubles so my husband feels that it is unfair that she will have to go to Hell. He wants her to […]

How Should I Deal With My Disrespectful Younger Sister?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: I am fifteen. I have a younger sister aged ten. My sister is very disrespectful to me, and more importantly, very disrespectful and rude to my parents. How should I go about dealing with her? I am finding it very difficult to remain patient with her. Answer: Assalamualaykum […]

Will Allah Forgive Me?

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani was asked, “I have committed so many sins – can I even hope for Allah’s forgiveness?”

Is There Any Hope for Me to Be Forgiven?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: During my childhood I was a good person. I am now 25 years old and addicted to sex. To make things worse I struggle with financial issues and learning difficulties. I can’t even get married. I want to obey Allah. Will He ever forgive me? Answer: Assalamualaykum wa […]