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Reciting Ten Verses from Sura al Kahf as Protection from Dajjal

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani answers the question of which ten verse of Sura al Kahf one should recite as protection from the fitna of Dajjal. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. In these uncertain days for the Muslims we must prepare ourselves for the fitna of the Dajjal. I have heard that you are […]

Reciting Ya Sin so Parents Accept My Choice for Marriage

Ustadh Tabraze Azam is asked whether reciting Sura Ya Sin in a certain way may help turn the hearts of parents and fulfill one’s needs. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I find myself in a dilemma these days. I like a younger Muslim man. He proposed but my parents aren’t letting us […]

Adab 05: The Adab of the Mosque Pt I

Indeed, the greatest of places on the face of the earth in the sight of Allah Most High is the mosque. What does it mean for a place to beloved to Allah? It means that He inscribes tremendous good for the people therein. And why are they beloved? Because they are places where the most supreme form of worship occurs, namely, scores of believing men and women planting their faces humbly in the ground before their All-Powerful Lord.

Day 28: Pray the Duha Prayer–30 Deeds 30 Days

Day 28: Pray the Duha Prayer We only have a few more precious days of Ramadan. To ensure that we keep the Ramadan spirit alive, let’s commit to at least one action that we will continue performing as we progress through the year. One of the actions worth choosing to commit to is the Duha, […]

Nasheed Hub: Ya Arham al-Rahimeen

The Nasheed Hub, an initiative of SeekersHub Global, aims to showcase the traditional Islamic art of nasheed, or Islamic devotional songs. Ya Arham al-Rahimeen Ya Arham al-Rahimeen (O Most Merciful of Those Who Show Mercy) is a very unique nasheed. It is in the form of a long, beautifully complex prayer, and it calls on […]

Khoja Nasruddin on Prayer

Khoja Nasruddin clarifies what happens when one confuses the made with the Maker in prayer, and in many other things. One day Khoja Nasruddin had some business that took him to Bursa. He had a specific problem concerning his business which he could not solve. A friend therefore advised him, saying, “Since you will be […]

Ask in the Presence of Allah – Dr Shadee Elmasry

Dr Shadee Elmasry recounts the narration on the reduction of prayers from fifty to five and lists nine things we can learn from this. In the Isra and Miraj, the Prophet, blessings and peace be upon him, tells us: Then the prayers were enjoined on me: they were fifty prayers a day. When I returned, […]

The Science of the Heart – Safina Society Podcast

The Safina Society team is joined by Mufti Niaz Hannan and Yusuf Hussain to discuss Tasawwuf, what it is, why it is needed, and how to recognize it. With these two final episodes, the Safina Society team close out their season on a wonderful, warm, engaging, and lively discussion of Tasawwuf. What it is. What […]

Sura al Kahf: Musa, Khidr and Knowledge – Shaykh Walead Mosaad

Shaykh Walead explains the story of Musa and Khidr, peace be upon them. He highlights the key lessons from the story and its major theme. Now we get to the parable of Musa and of Khidr, peace be upon them. Tribulation with one’s knowledge – what one thinks one knows. It’s mentioned that Musa, peace […]

Shaykh Nurayn Muhammad Siddiq Reads Sura al Hashr 15-24

Shaykh Nurayn Muhammad Siddiq reads beautifully from Sura al Hashr, verses 15-24, on the riwaya of Al Duri from Abu ‘Amr. كَمَثَلِ الَّذِينَ مِن قَبْلِهِمْ قَرِيبًا ۖ ذَاقُوا وَبَالَ أَمْرِهِمْ وَلَهُمْ عَذَابٌ أَلِيمٌ كَمَثَلِ الشَّيْطَانِ إِذْ قَالَ لِلْإِنسَانِ اكْفُرْ فَلَمَّا كَفَرَ قَالَ إِنِّي بَرِيءٌ مِّنكَ إِنِّي أَخَافُ اللَّـهَ رَبَّ الْعَالَمِينَ فَكَانَ عَاقِبَتَهُمَا أَنَّهُمَا فِي النَّارِ […]