True Hope by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

True hope isn’t a fragile state of restless expectation. Rather, it is the coolness of certitude and the calm of contentment in knowing the Beauty, Mercy, and Generosity of one’s Majestic and Tremendous Lord. “So whoever hopes for the meeting of their Lord, let them perform righteous deeds, and associate none with their Lord in […]

How To Benefit from Remembering Death?

Answered by Ustadh Shuaib Ally Question: Asalamualaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuhu, I know that remembering death is beneficial but how does one remember death? Is it simply by thinking about it? Answer: Assalaamu ‘alaykum wa rahmatullah, The Importance of Remembering Death It is important for people to consider their mortality by thinking of and remembering […]

Can I Turn to Allah Even if I Can’t Stop Sinning?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Can I turn sincerely to God if I’m stuck in sin and really find it hard to come out of it? Is there any point in me turning to God and saying ‘I’m sorry’ even if I can’t find it in me to leave the sin? Answer: Assalamu alaikum […]

Mistakes in Recitation During my Prayers: How not to Loose Hope of Them Being Accepted?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Asalaamu alaikum I know the rules of Tajwid but I always make mistakes in my recitation during prayer because it is difficult for me to remember those rules. I cry a lot because of that because my prayers will never be accepted. What should I do? Answer: Wa alaikum […]

Characteristics of a Successful Muslim – Yahya ibn Mu`adh al-Razi

In the Name of Allah, the Benevolent, the Merciful   Yahya ibn Mu`adh al-Razi (Allah have mercy upon him), one of the great imams of the spiritual path from the early Muslims (salaf), said:   “Glad tidings be to a servant who has: 1. Made their occupation worship (`ibada); 2. Neediness (faqr) their longing; 3. […]