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You Don’t Have To Be In Madinah For The Prophet To Hear You, by Shaykh Faid Said

Whether you are in Madinah or in a far corner of China, there is no inherent barrier between you and Allah’s beloved messenger, Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him. As Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said explains, this is a promise from Allah Himself. Bismillah-ir Rahman-ir Raheem Allah, the Most High, said in Surah Al-Ahzab (56): […]

What Is the Significance of the Sandals of the Prophet?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum Is there any special significance to the Prophet’s sandals? I’ve seen others use three fingers and kiss it, but never had the courage to ask them what they are saying when kissing. They carry it and every so often they will kiss it. Answer: Jazakum Allah Khayr […]

How Do I See Prophet Muhammad in My Dreams?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalamu alaykum How do I see Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) in my dreams? Answer:  Wa’leykum Salam, Here is a video answer by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani to this question: Shaykh Faraz Rabbani is a scholar and researcher of Islamic law and Executive Director of SeekersHub Global After ten […]

How Can I Attach to the Prophet? [Video Answer]

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalamu alaykum How can I attach to the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him)? Answer:  Wa’leykum Salam, Here is an answer by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani to this question: Shaykh Faraz Rabbani is a scholar and researcher of Islamic law and Executive Director of SeekersHub Global After ten years […]

On Mosques, Companionship, & Knowledge: Zackary King in conversation

When Zackary King decided to become Muslim after three long years of contemplation, he did it alone in his room. The time that followed, he compared to being at a track meet. There was a general sense of belonging, yet a very deep, painful sense of individuality, to the point of loneliness. However, after a longtime […]

Was Prophet Muhammad Light or Human? Is It Obligatory for Me to Know About Every Religious Matter?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Was Prophet Muhammad light or human? Can du’a change Qadar (Destiny)? People around keep debating these issues and I don’t know what to say. Is it obligatory for me to know about every religious matter? Answer: assalamu alaykum Most debates on these matters relate to peripheral aspects of prophetology […]

Has the Prophet Really Been Intimate With Maryah in Hafsa’s House?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: I have been reading the tafsir of surah Tahrim by Imam Suyuti. In his tafsir he mentions the incident about the Prophet being intimate with Mariyah in Hafsa’s house when she was away. Hafsa was very upset. I find this disrespectful and unbecoming of the Prophet. How does one […]

Could You Share Narrations Where the Prophet Likened Companions to Earlier Prophets?

Answered by Shaykh Shuaib Ally Question: Assalam alaykum, 1) Is the following narration found in the Musnad of Imam Ahmad? Turning to Abu Bakr who had counselled a lenient view, the Holy Prophet said: “Abu Bakr you are like Abraham who said, ‘He who follows me is one of us, and he who disobeys me, […]

What is Spirituality, and Who Are Sufis? by Yusuf Latif

The concept of spirituality is rather vague and is used to describe any number of views and practices among peoples. Whether it has always been this way is a question that is difficult to answer, especially as it is posed, argues Yusuf Lateef Zanella. When the question is general in nature, as if spirituality were one concrete […]

Why Did The Prophet Love Madinah? by Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

What was it about the city of Madinah that the Prophet Muhammed loved so much? Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said sheds some light. Bismillah-ir Rahman-ir Raheem “Allah Guides to His Light Whom He Wills.” (Surah An-Nur) Allah (subhana wa ta’ala) has blessed everything with the Baraka and Nur of Rasulullah ﷺ, but from places, there is one city, […]