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Obligatory, Pillars and Sunnah Acts of Salat (Prayers)

Salat (prayers) in Islam is the second pillar of a Muslim’s faith and Eeman. This will be one of the first things that a Muslim will be asked about on the Day of Judgement.  Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The first action for which a servant [...]


Have Faith that Allah’s Help is Near

Let’s remember that hardships and challenges are part of one’s life. As believers, Allah puts us through such trials in life to test our faith. Else, how can we expect to prove our faith and our steadfastness to the Straight Path? So, the message is simple. If we are tested with hardships, then let’s ensure [...]


Have trust and Tawakkul in Allah

Too often, we get overly consumed by the thoughts and worries of our daily life’s problems and challenges. We may not realize it but this drains us of our physical and mental energies and makes us less productive and keeps us in a state where we are constantly thinking, worrying, complaining, and so on. This, [...]


Dua for Protection from Serious Diseases and for Healing

Here are some Du’as from Hadith to ask protection from serious diseases and to ask for healing.


The power of Khushu – Bringing Peace and Focus in our Prayers and Lives

“‘Khushu’ is one of the most important elements of our worship. It helps us quiet our minds to focus on the power of #Allah. It helps us to connect with Allah. It helps us to bring our fullest sincerity to Allah in our worship. It helps our hearts to open up in full expectations of [...]


Quran – The First Heaven and the Seven Heavens

See the attached Quranic verse. What we and the world sees when we look to the heavens is only the first heaven. The further we see through telescopes or otherwise is just the first heaven. Allah tells us in the Quran in Surah Al-Mulk, verse 3: “[And] who created seven heavens in layers.” In the [...]