Is God Merciful? Islam’s Response To Evil & Suffering.

The problem of evil has troubled humankind since time immemorial. This article gives the Islamic perspective on it in a simple and logical way.  In addition to contrasting our limited wisdom with God’s, this story also provides key lessons and spiritual insights. The first lesson is that in order to understand God’s will, one has […]

Knowing God In The Time Of Corona

There is no refuge from God except to Him! he Qur’anic verse “There is no refuge from God except to Him” have always been on my mind growing up. But I did not fully understand it until a funny situation occurred with my son around 20 years ago. He was playing in the kitchen and […]

Where Did God Come From?

This question has to be evaluated on its merits and restated according to Islamic understandings. First and foremost, Muslims do not compare Allah to His creation. Therefore, the question can be answered as such due to the fact that Allah is completely Exalted and far above mortal description; He is not “like” His creation. Allah […]


It is the belief (‘Aqeedah) of deen that after death, mankind will enter a realm before the day of resurrection, which is known as Aalam-e-Barzakh. There are many sects in Islam who claim to be Muslims but do not believe in Aalam-e-Barzakh.’ This is a grave misunderstanding on behalf of these people. Death is the ultimate […]

Al-Hafiz (The Ever-Preserving)ز

If you feel that your life is in danger, or that disease threatens your precious health, or your son is away from you and you’re afraid for him from losing his way or being with bad company, or that the money you’ve collected is on the brink of loss and wastefulness, be sure that you […]

What Is The Meaning Of The Saying Of Allah’s Messenger (Peace Be Upon Him) Regarding The Most Beautiful Names Of Allah That Reads: “Whoever Knows Them Will Be Admitted Into Paradise?”

This Statement Has Been Differently Interpreted. Some Have Interpreted It As To Commit The Most Beautiful Names To One’s Heart, To Invoke Allah The Almighty Thereof, And To Glorify Him Thereof. Others Deemed That They Can Be Divided Into Various Types. Some Of Which Can Be Held As Exemplary, Such As, The Most Merciful And […]

What Does Contradict [Tawhid Al-Asma’ Was-Sifat] The Oneness Of The Names And Attributes Of Allah?

Using Profanity In Allah’s Names And Attributes Contradicts Observing And Respecting The Oneness Of His Names And Attributes. This Is Of Three Types: First: [Ilhad Al-Mushrikin] Atheism Of The Polytheists: Those Who Attributed Allah’s Names After Distorting Them -To Their Idols; They Derived Al­-Lat From Ilah (God), Al-`Uzza From Al-`Aziz (The Almighty), And Manah From Al-Mannan (The Benefactor). Second: [Ilhad Al-Mushabihah] Atheism Of The Likening Ones: Those Who Adapt Allah’s Attributes And […]