Reciting Surah Al Ikhlas To Ward Off Poverty: Can I Act Upon This Hadith?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As-salaamu ‘aleykum, I’ve recently read a hadith online in which it is reported that the Prophet (peace be upon him) is supposed to have said that whoever recites Surah Al-Ikhlaas of the Qu’ran when entering their home, it will ward of poverty not just from the reciter’s home, but […]

Strange Dreams and Night Behavior

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: I was wondering if you could shed some light on the below. What is the reality/meaning behind people who behave bizarrely during the sleep. I sometimes speak, get-up and do stuff and have what can be described as total mumble-jumble dreams (completely non-sense stuff). I often dismiss the […]

The Orphan’s Song For The Kaaba By Novid Shaid

The Orphan’s Song For The Kaaba By Novid Shaid This narrative poem is based on famous Sufi tales about amazing acts of sacrifice and journeys on the way to Hajj. The Orphan’s Song For The Kaaba By Novid Shaid When I was fresh, new, swaddling babe My mother’s poor spirit flew away And my father […]

Advice to Students by Habib Umar Bin Hafiz – Allahcentric Blog

Advice to Students By Habib Umar Bin Hafiz Habib Umar bin Hafiz (may Allah preserve him) was asked: ‘what advice do you have for your students and what hopes do you have for them for the future?’[1] He replied: ‘We counsel our students specifically and students of the Sacred Law generally to check their intention […]

Is the Prayer of Someone Who Only Prays Fajr Prayer Valid?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbbani Question: Is the prayer of someone who only prays Fajr prayer valid? Answer: Walaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, Validity (sihha) relates to fulfilling the obligatory conditions and integrals. Acceptability (qabul) relates to sincerity (ikhlas) in the specific action. Yes, it is hoped that the Fajr would be accepted–but sincerity […]