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Will My Intention to Spend My Future Earnings in a Praiseworthy Manner Be Rewarded?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: I am currently studying to get a job in the future, inshaAllah. Once employed, if I intend to spend my money in the way of Allah, will I be rewarded for both my studies and work? Answer: Assalamualaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray this finds you well. […]

Wet Dreams and Ritual Purity: A Reader

The Rules Rules Regarding Ghusl and Wet Dreams for Men and Women Male Sexual Fluids and Ghusl Does Pre-seminal Fluid on My Private Parts From a Dream Necessitate a Ritual Bath? Excessive Nocturnal Emission: What Should I Do? Dealing with Doubts Waking Up with a Spot on Groin and Dealing with Baseless Misgivings (Waswasa) What […]

ISIS – is it a Legitimate Expression of Islam?

Islam’s stance on ISIS The Islamic State in Syria and Iraq ( ISIS ) constitutes the most serious threat Islam has ever faced. To justify its horrible crimes and appeal to Muslims around the world, ISIS has based its ideology on a superficial and literalist approach to the Sacred Texts of Islam – the Holy Qur’an […]

How to Avoid Riba (Usury): A Reader

“Allah has permitted sale, and prohibited usury.” [Qur’an 2.275] Lectures The Prohibition of Riba (Usury) in Islam – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Shaykh Faraz Rabbani explains the firm Divine Call to the Believers to completely leave riba (usury/interest). He explains how the prohibition of riba came—in four stages, in four sets of verses, with increasing degrees […]

Free Will and the Divine Decree: A Reader

“And you cannot intend (to do anything) unless it is so willed by Allah, the Lord of all the worlds.” [Quran 81.29] Destiny and Human Responsibility in Islam Affirming Free Will and the Divine Decree Why Does the Qur’an Say Allah Misguides the Disbelievers? The Question of Free Will Is Iblis Really from the Jinn? […]

Do the Differences Between the Legal Schools Render Our Worship Full of Errors?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam aleikum, Why do schools of fiqh contradict themselves to the point that something valid in one school is invalid in another school like wudu after touching a woman for example? If we say that there is valid opinions that could be wrong, wouldn’t that imply that we have […]

Is Regret a Blessing from Allah?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Is regret a blessing from Allah? Does Allah wait for the call of forgiveness when His slave sins? Is there any Hadith or verse from the Quran regarding these? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that you are in the best of health and faith, insha’Allah. […]

Love, Marriage and Relationships in Islam: All Your Questions Answered

A comprehensive collection of resources that offer clear and practical guidance on successful marriages. Based on the Qur’an, Prophetic teachings and scholarly wisdom, find out how we can all have marriages that fulfill the worldly and spiritual potential of what the Prophet ﷺ referred to as “half the religion.” And it is among His signs that He has created for […]

How to Strengthen Faith in Allah and Return to Him? A Reader

“Verily, Allah is more delighted with the repentance of His slave than a person who lost his camel in a desert land and then finds it.” [Bukhari and Muslim] How Do I Strengthen My Faith and Truly Repent? How Can I Strengthen My Iman When It Hits Rock Bottom? Doubts About Islam: I Don’t Find […]

Etiquette and Supplications Related to Pregnancy: A Reader

“My Lord! Grant me from You upright offspring, for You hear all prayers”[Qur’an, 3.38] Before Pregnancy The Virtues of Having Children Struggling to Have Children: Ten Key Etiquettes of Du’a Invocations To Bear Children Supplications for Having Children and For Dealing With Pain How Does One Perform The Prayer Of Need (salat al-haja)? What’s the […]