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Istikhara- Seeking The Best From Allah

Quick Navigation IntroductionDua for IstikharaTransliterationWhat is the wisdom behind prescribing Istikhara?Can someone else perform Salat-ul-Istikhara on your behalf?Does Istikhara mean you are indecisive?Are dreams a necessary component of Istikhara?What to recite in Salat-ul-Istikhara?When should one pray Istikhara?How many times do you need to perform Istikhara?How does Istikhara work?What if the result of Istikhara is against […]

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Am I a Good Muslim?

Among the Muslim community there is this great divide between two categories of people that is pulling them poles apart… One set of people are those who are focused on the rituals of Islam… they never miss prayers… fast frequently… do umrah and Hajj… very conscious of their islamic dress… read Quran with perfect tajweed… […]

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The Power of Forgiveness in Islam

قُلْ يَا عِبَادِيَ الَّذِينَ أَسْرَفُوا عَلَىٰ أَنفُسِهِمْ لَا تَقْنَطُوا مِن رَّحْمَةِ اللَّهِ ۚ إِنَّ اللَّهَ يَغْفِرُ الذُّنُوبَ جَمِيعًا ۚ إِنَّهُ هُوَ الْغَفُورُ الرَّحِيمُ Say, “O My servants who have transgressed against themselves [by sinning], do not despair of the mercy of Allah . Indeed, Allah forgives all sins. Indeed, it is He who is the […]

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10 Duas to Turn to During Anxiety

10 Duas to Turn to During Anxiety

When I was a child, I remember being obsessed with playing “adult” with the other kids. In my mind, adults could do whatever they wanted to while I was being cut short every now and again. It’s funny how our perspective changes as we grow up – as a young adult, all I can now […]

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Who are the People of Taqwa – Part 2

Who are the People of Taqwa? – Part 2

“This is the Scripture in which there is no doubt, containing guidance for those who are mindful of God, who believe in the unseen, keep up the prayer, and give out of what We have provided for them; those who believe in the revelation sent down to you [Muhammad], and in what was sent before […]

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Learning to Supplicate with Zakariyyah

Surah Maryam Part 3 – Learning to Supplicate with Zakariyyah (alayhi salam)

Surah Maryam begins with a story about a special dua that was made by Zakariyyah (alayhi salam). Zakariyyah (alayhi salam) had reached old age but he had no children. He prayed to Allah to grant him an offspring. There were no visible means for his desire to come to life, however, Allah swt accepted his […]

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