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How Should I Go About Leaving What Doesn’t Concern Me?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: I have learnt the following hadith: The Prophet said: “None of you will perfect your faith until you leave that which does not concern you.” How do we do that in practical terms? Answer: In the Name of God, the Merciful and Compassionate   Thank you for your question. May […]

No Reward in Punditry: What To Do When Following (Bad) News

Contrary to popular opinion, following the news is not good for us because almost all news is bad news. Some of the most depressed people are those who consume a regular diet of news media. However, if you must follow the news, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani advises that you do so for two reasons: if there […]

Do Something about it!

A timely call for us to be proactive in these challenging times:- As-Salamu alaikum brothers and sisters, As you very well know, many of us have been attending conferences and forums especially in the last 14 years after 9/11 explaining and speaking about Islam and the Muslim stance in regard to many different issues but more importantly […]

What is a fatwa? Who can give one? By Sheikh Musa Furber – Washington Post

What is a fatwa? Who can give one? – Washington Post By Sheikh Musa Furber Recently at a conference in Cairo, Imam Hashem Islam issued a fatwa (religious edict) to the people of Egypt. His edict was that an upcoming protest, aimed at criticizing Egypt’s President Mohamed Morsi, was illegitimate, as the newly elected president […]