Reviving the Sunnah of Being Optimistic, by Shaykh Ahmed Abdo

How did the Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him, remain optimistic throughout the years of trial and tribulation, which he, his family and companions endured? Shaykh Ahmed Abdo presents an uplifting insight at this lecture held at Lakemba Mosque in Sydney, Australia. [cwa id=’cta’] Resources for seekers Why Is the Prophet’s Character Described […]

The Prophet Muhammad’s ﷺ Forbearance, by Imam Khalid Latif

In these dark and confusing times, Imam Khalid Latif reminds us how the best of mankind, Prophet Muhammad ﷺ responded to adversity. Zayd ibn San’an (may Allah be pleased with him) narrates: Once, God’s Messenger ﷺ borrowed some money from me. I was not yet a Muslim then. I went to him to collect my debt […]

Is It Permissible to Sign up for a Free Trial Offer With the Intention of Cancelling it at the End of the Free Term?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Is it permissible to sign up for a free trial offer of something and benefit from it with the intention of cancelling at the end of the free term? Answer: assalamu alaykum There is no problem with this since one is benefitting from such an offer with the permission […]

How Can We Say Allah Loves Us, yet He Puts Us in Difficulty?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Allah is putting me through test after test. I understand that life is meant to be a test but what I don’t understand is how you can test someone that you love? Surely if Allah loves us, He should try and help us and ease our worries. I […]

Is It Impermissible (Haram) to Worry About What Others Think?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Is it haram to worry about what others think of you? I really struggle when trying not to worry about what others will think. I took off my hijab before because I thought that I was not being sincere, because of my fear of what others think. Answer: […]

Does Allah Hate Me?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: I just started practising one year ago and a few months ago, Allah tested me with a big trial. To this day, I’m still trying to understand why it happened and I’m trying to move on.I did something wrong and regret it. I get thoughts of disbelief, and […]

Finding Safety and Solace in the Sunnah

In the name of Allah the Most Merciful, The Most Compassionate. Praise be to Allah, Lord of the Worlds. May Allah’s peace and blessings be upon Sayyiduna Muhammad and His Folk and Companions. In any matter that faces the believers, individually and communally, they would not find a better recourse than to the Sunnah of the […]

What Does the Verse 286 of Surah Al Baqara Mean ?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalamu alaykum What does the verse 286 of Surah Al Baqara mean? Is it referring to spiritual aspect of hardship or does it refer to the physical aspect of it? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that you are in the best of health and […]