The Etiquette of Earning a Livelihood: A Comprehensive SeekersHub Reader

The etiquette of earning a livelihood forms the 13th chapter of Imam Al-Ghazali’s seminal work, the Ihya, which is widely regarded as the greatest work on Islamic spirituality in the world. Seeking nearness to Allah, the ultimate aim in our worldly work How Can I Make a Correct Intention So That My Good Deeds Are […]

Why Is Allah Withholding Rizq (Provision) From Me? (Video)

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalamu alaykum Why is Allah withholding rizq (provision) from me? 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 years overseas, Shaykh Faraz returned […]

Provision and Work: A Reader

“In fact, Allah is the All-Sustainer, Possessor of power, the Strong.” Qur’an [51:58] Allah Is the Provider Allah’s Names Explained: Al-Razzaq – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani A Reader on Patience and Reliance on Allah The Meaning of Rizq (Provision) When Used in the Qur’an and Sunnah Distress in Seeking One’s Provision How to not be Overwhelmed […]

I Am a Married Man Who Has Committed a Lot of Heinous Sins. Will Allah Ever Forgive Me?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: I have committed a lot of sins. I curse myself in the hope that I will not fall into the same sin but I keep sinning. I am working in computer engineering, but have no success in my sales. I have done a lot of supplications but I […]

Could You Give Me a Supplication to Increase My Chances of Entering a Nursing Program?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As salam alaykum, It has been two years since I started trying to get onto a nursing program, but to no avail. Is there a prayer or dua for increasing my chances of getting in? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, May Allah Most High facilitate your affairs. Consider praying […]

How to not be Overwhelmed by my Fear of Unemployment?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: I can’t help it but think of long-term unemployment after graduating. Perhaps my degrees won’t be convincing to future employers. Yes, I network, I do internships…but right now I am just overthinking it all the time. Please help me put my mind at ease and rely on Allah subhanahu […]

What Does it Mean to Have "Beautiful Restraint and Balance" in one’s Work, Career, and in Seeking one’s Provision?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: In the Revival Circle class, we took the hadith on having “beautiful balance” in one’s work, career, and seeking one’s provision. What does this entail? And can you share the hadith, please? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Merciful and Compassionate with blessings and peace upon the Messenger […]

Trust in Allah and Provisions for Seekers of Knowledge

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalamu alaykum (1) Has Allah promised that if a person busies himself with seeking and teaching sacred knowledge and worship, He will provide for him and those dependent on him without them having to look for provision, neither by asking to people nor by finding a job (since the […]

The Meaning of Rizq (Provision) When Used in the Qur’an and Sunnah

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Could you please tell the meaning of rizq when used in Quran & Hadith and what this rizq includes ? And when promises of needs being fulfilled are mentioned, does it mean the basic human needs like food and drink or other thing too ? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam […]