Articles · Du'as

Why Allah doesn’t Answer Our Du’as?

Things which may prevent du’a from being answered include: 1. When the du’a is weak in itself Because it involves something inappropriate or involves bad manners towards Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala, or it is inappropriate, which means asking for something which is not permitted to ask. For example, when a man asks to live forever… Continue reading Why Allah doesn’t Answer Our Du’as?

Articles · Q & A

Do not Panic if Du’as are not Answered

Praise be to Allah We ask Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala to accept your repentance and forgive your sin, and to help you to do that which He loves and which pleases Him, aameen. Many people think that all they have to do is to declare their repentance to their Lord, then they will immediately have… Continue reading Do not Panic if Du’as are not Answered

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Supplications at the Times of Distress

Q. What does a person say when he is in times of distress? Praise be to Allah Imam Ahmad reported from ‘Abdullah ibn Mas‘oud radhiAllahu ‘anhu, the Messenger of Allah salAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam said, “There is no slave who, when he is stricken by anxiety and sorrow, says: اللَّهُمَّ إِنِّي عَبْدُكَ ابْنُ عَبْدِكَ ابْنُ… Continue reading Supplications at the Times of Distress

Al-Baqarah · Juz 1 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 128

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Prophet Ibraheem’s Supplication for Us Prophet Ibraheem ‘alayhi salaam prayed to Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala to make him and his son obedient to His commandments and to His Will. He has, all his life, been performing exemplary deeds of obedience, and yet he prays… Continue reading Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 128

Al-Baqarah · Juz 1 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 60

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful 1 – 25  | 26 – 43 Ayah 60 - Twelve Springs gushforth Prophet Musa ‘alayhi salaam like any other prophet of Allah was extremely kind and compassionate towards his people. His nation, however, did not respond with the same courtesy. They kept disobeying the… Continue reading Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 60

Introduction to Quran · Islamic Months · Ramadan

How to Improve Your Relationship with the Quran

It is recommended for every believing man and woman to recite the Book of Allah, the Quran, often, with due contemplation and understanding. This may be done by using a copy of the Quran or from one’s memory. Allah - the Most High – says كِتَابٌ أَنزَلْنَاهُ إِلَيْكَ مُبَارَكٌ لِّيَدَّبَّرُوا آيَاتِهِ وَلِيَتَذَكَّرَ أُولُو الْأَلْبَابِ “[This… Continue reading How to Improve Your Relationship with the Quran

Books · Islamic Months · Kitab As-Saum · Ramadan · Ramadan

Kitab As-Saum: The Issues of Moon Sighting

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 Begin Fasting Upon Sighting the Moon Fasting should be started after sighting the moon of the month of Ramadan. If the moon cannot be sighted due to the murky sky then thirty days of Sha’ban should be completed. Similarly, complete the thirty days of Ramadan if the moon cannot be sighted… Continue reading Kitab As-Saum: The Issues of Moon Sighting

Books · Islamic Months · Ramadan · Ramadan · Shahrul Ramadan

Ramadan: the Month of Supplications

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7 | Part 8 | Part 9 After mentioning fasting and the month of Ramadan in the Qur’an, Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala says, وَإِذَا سَأَلَكَ عِبَادِي عَنِّي فَإِنِّي قَرِيبٌ ۖ أُجِيبُ دَعْوَةَ الدَّاعِ إِذَا دَعَانِ ۖ فَلْيَسْتَجِيبُوا لِي وَلْيُؤْمِنُوا بِي لَعَلَّهُمْ يَرْشُدُونَ “And when My servants ask you, [O Muhammad], concerning Me… Continue reading Ramadan: the Month of Supplications