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Youngsters, Materialism and Loving the Prophet

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Q: I am an youngster, surrounded by the impact of materialism . Amidst this chaos of life, can you explain how to increase love of the Prophet (Pbuh) in our hearts without being distracted? A: The strength of love for the Messenger (peace be upon him) is connected to the Muslim’s faith. When his faith [...]

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Reading the Qur’an in English

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Q. I find it difficult to read the Qur’an in Arabic and I am not sure of its pronunciation. I use two translations which I feel give the meaning properly and with clarity. My friends and relatives object to this and find it strange. I realize that any translation of a beautifully written text will [...]

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With All My Sins, How to Be Mindful of God?

| March 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

How can I realize God’s Greatness? How can I surrender and prostrate submissively to God in my prayer? Every time I start to fear God, the burden of my sins come once again to my mind, and I can not find a new pure way out of this. And when these sins enter my mind, [...]

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Satan’s Knowledge about Man’s Actions

| December 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Q. Does the shaitan (satan) know what crosses our minds, which no one knows except Allah, and thus whisper to us what is in accordance with our thoughts? A. Evidence suggests that the shaitan is close to man. Safiyyah bint Huyayy (may Allah be pleased with her) narrated that the Prophet (Pbuh) said: “The shaitan flows through [...]

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Qur’an is the Miracle for Mankind

| December 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Q: There have been numerous claims to Prophethood throughout time. Some of the claims were rightful, and others were motivated by want for power, wealth or status. How were the people of those times to know the difference? How can we tell? A: There are at least two characteristics which distinguish the true prophets. When [...]

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A Grieving Daughter’s Suffering

| March 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

our dialogue By Adil Salahi Q: I still keenly feel the loss of my mother who died 10 months ago. I am often in tears mourning her. Since she is buried in a grave near our house, I often go there to sit near the grave and talk to her. Can she hear me? I [...]

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Curse of Precious Stones

| March 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

our dialogue By Adil Salahi Q: Is it true that diamonds and other precious stones should be bought only for personal use and this be determined on the basis of knowing one’s exact date of birth. Some people suggest that if this is not taken into consideration, these precious stones may have a curse and [...]

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Cosmetic Surgery: Is it Permissible?

| March 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

our dialogue By Adil Salahi Q: I would like to know your comments on cosmetic surgery. A: We cannot issue a rigid ruling that all cosmetic surgery is forbidden. When cosmetic surgery has a beneficial and legitimate purpose, then it may be considered permissible, encouraged, or even obligatory. Take, for example, the case of a [...]

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Suspecting Others

| March 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

our dialogue By Adil Salahi Q. Please explain what Islam teaches on suspicions, as in the case of one person suspecting another of being a thief when he is not, or a couple suspecting each other of having an affair with someone else. A. The first thing to be said on suspicion is to quote [...]

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Children and Family Quarrels

| March 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

our dialogue By Adil Salahi Q. A family I know is plagued by quarrels between husband and wife where, to my outsider’s judgment, the husband is more at fault. What disturbs me is that the husband tries to use the family’s only child, a two-year old boy, as a pawn in order to force his [...]

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