Why Should I Be Grateful to Allah for Being Created in This Painful World?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, If this world is designed to break our hearts why do we have to be grateful for being created? When we wake, why do we thank Allah for returning us back to this painful world? Every night I sleep in the hopes that I don’t wake. […]

Was the World Created in Seven Days?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Assalam aleykum How have our scholars interpreted the hadith in Sahih Muslim in which the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) stated that: “Allah Mighty and Majestic created the earth on Saturday, and over it He created the mountains on Sunday. He created the trees on Monday, […]

Is the World Seven Thousand Years Old?

Answered by Shaykh Shuaib Ally Question: I’m confused about two hadiths I have read as they seem to imply that the earth is 7000 years old even though science says the earth is billions of years old. Is there a dispute in their authenticity or is there a different interpretation? Answer: Assalamualaykum wa rahmatullahi wa […]