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A Reader on Patience and Reliance on Allah

  Patience Islamcast: Ramadan with the Beloved of Allah. Episode 02. The gentleness, restraint and wisdom of the Messenger (Allah bless him and give him peace) Khutbah: Patience (sabr)–its virtues, reality, and manifestation Patience & Steadfastness – Guidance of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) on Steadfastness from Nawawi’s Gardens of the Righteous (tr. […]

A Reader on Anger Management and Good Character

  Anger Management A Little Fiqh on Controlling One’s Anger Is Anger Sinful? How Do I Deal With Anger? Interview with Habib Ali – Anger, Restraint, Wisdom and the Prophetic Message in Our Times Habib Ali al-Jifri – Lessons on Anger, Forbearance, and Disciplining the Soul Through Prophetic Wisdom – from the RIS Knowledge Retreat […]

A Reader on Waswasa (Baseless Misgivings)

Key Principles Relating to Certainty, Doubt, and Baseless Misgivings (waswasa) What Should I Do If I Have the Urge to Pass Wind or Relieve Myself During Prayer? Questions Related To The Ritual Bath (ghusl) Does a Wet Mop Used on a Bathroom Floor Spread Filth Wherever It is Used? OCD, Baseless Misgivings (Waswasa) and Divorce […]

A Reader on Understanding the Attributes of Allah

Allah Breathing His Spirit Into Jesus? The Possible Meanings of this Verse & The Approach of Sunni Islam Towards Ambiguous Texts What Is Our Stance Regarding the Statement of Some That Allah “Sits” on the Throne? The Meaning of the Angels “Ascent” to Allah The Ash`aris & Maturidis: Standards of Mainstream Sunni Beliefs The Necessary […]

A Reader on Calling to Allah, Giving Advice, and Commanding the Good

Guiding One’s Family Towards the Good: Advice & Tips Changing Those Around One: Attaching One’s Self to Allah & the Prophetic Sunna Attracting the Youth to the Religion Calling People of Other Beliefs to Islam How Do I Motivate Someone to Perform the Good? Guiding One’s Family Towards the Good: Advice & Tips Changing Those […]

A Reader on Pornography and Masturbation

My Computer is a Fitna for Me – Should I Get Rid of It? Does Viewing Pornography Break One’s Fast? My Fiance Discovered Some Objectionable Files on My Computer Is Masturbation Sinful? How Do I Stop? The Social Costs of Pornography How Do Students With No Money Deal With Sexual Urges? See also: A Reader […]

A Reader on Tawba (Repentance)

Is Repentance Always Accepted? What is Sincere Repentance? How Do You Know If Your Repentance is Sincere? Chapter on Repentance: From Imam Nawawi’s Gardens of the Righteous Prayer of Repentance: Salat al-Tawba Does Sincere Repentance Eradicate Sin? What is the Difference Between ”Tawbah”, ”Inabah”, and ”Awba”?   Tackling Homosexual Feelings: Supplication, Repentance, and Going Cold […]

A Reader on Missed Prayers

Making Up Missed Prayers: A Point of Scholarly Consensus Making Up Missed Prayers In Order? Does a Convert Have to Make-Up Past Prayers? Making Up Missed Prayers: I Believed but Did Not Utter the Testimony of Faith Missed Prayers While Traveling: Does One Make Them Up Shortened? Does One Have to Make up Missed Prayers […]

A Reader On Gender Interaction

General Guidance Guidelines for Interacting With the Opposite Sex A Detailed Exposition of the Fiqh of Covering One’s Nakedness (awra) Hadith About Seclusion (khalwa) and Unmarriageable Kin (mahram) Breaking Family Relations Due To Adulterous Acts Limits of Relationship between Males and Females How Do We Bring About An Islamic Environment To Our MSA? Lower Your […]

A Reader on Following Schools of Thought (Madhabs)

Why Follow a Madhab and How to Choose One What is a Madhhab? Why is it necessary to follow one? Why Muslims Follow Madhhabs? Would you advise individuals to study hadith from al-Bukhari and Muslim on their own? Understanding the Four Madhhabs Shaykh Murabtal Haaj’s Fatwa on Following One of the Four Accepted Madhhabs How […]