The Prophet’s Special Supplication – Shaykh Amin Buxton

Every year in the blessed month of Rabi al-Awwal, we should come to know our Prophet, Allah bless him and give him peace, a little better. In this series, we try to do this by looking at the things that brought a smile to his blessed face and at times made him laugh. A Special […]

The Hamlet in Ruins: Similitudes and Parables in the Qur’an II

Shaykh Jamir Meah discusses the parable of the Hamlet in Ruins – a profound, existential parable in the Qur’an on death and resurrection. One of the most striking parables in the Qur’an is what is sometimes referred to as the Hamlet in Ruins. This simple yet profound parable touches upon the essential theological and existential […]

How Did Iblis Know That There Would Be a Day of Resurrection?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaikum. I was going through Surat A’raf where there’s an ayah: [Satan] said, “Reprieve me until the Day they are resurrected.” [Allah] said, “Indeed, you are of those reprieved.” [7:14-15]. How did Iblis know that there would be a day of resurrection at that time? Answer: In the […]

How To Benefit from Remembering Death?

Answered by Ustadh Shuaib Ally Question: Asalamualaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuhu, I know that remembering death is beneficial but how does one remember death? Is it simply by thinking about it? Answer: Assalaamu ‘alaykum wa rahmatullah, The Importance of Remembering Death It is important for people to consider their mortality by thinking of and remembering […]

Are We Resurrected from Our Graves or the Place We Died?

Answered by Ustadh Torab Torabi Question: When we get resurrected, will it be from our graves or from where we passed away at the time of death? Answer: Walaikum Asalaam Wa Rahmatullah Wa Barakatuh. Insha Allah this reaches you in the best of inward and outward states. We will be resurrected from our graves. Imam […]