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The Hamlet in Ruins: Similitudes and Parables in the Qur’an II

Shaykh Jamir Meah discusses the parable of the Hamlet in Ruins – a profound, existential parable in the Qur’an on death and resurrection. One of the most striking parables in the Qur’an is what is sometimes referred to as the Hamlet in Ruins. This simple yet profound parable touches upon the essential theological and existential […]

What Are the Scriptures of Ibrahim?

Answered by Sidi Wasim Shiliwala Question: The Qur’an mentions the book of Abraham, but it doesn’t seem we know as much about it as the Bible and Torah.  Could you clarify this a bit? Answer: Walaikum As-salaam wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuhu, May Allah reward you for your concern with learning about the details of your […]

The Loss of a Child: Seeking & Turning to Allah in Difficult Times

Answered by Sidi Tabraze Azam Question: Can you recommend any duas to restore strength or hope for parents who have lost a child through miscarriage or by stillbirth? Answer: Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I hope you are in the best of health and spirits insha’Allah. Firstly, take recourse with the words of Allah, […]