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How to Deal With a Non-Muslim Relative’s Death

Answered by Sidi Abdullah Anik Misra Question: I have a question regarding the situation of my grandma. I am a recent convert and my grandma is ill. I have recited the Fatiha to her and listened to recitation of the Koran (Surat Al-Bakarah) with her and it seems to...

How Do I Motivate Someone to Perform the Good?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: How do I motivate someone who doesn’t perform the solat or one who is inconsistent in doing it? Do I tell them to work their way up slowly e.g. praying one prayer a day and then slowly increase the number to all the...

How Do I Attain Presence Of Heart In Prayer?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: How can I have presence of heart in my prayer? Sometimes, I feel that my thoughts wander off. Answer: In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful Walaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, It is a given fact that our worship is...

Getting Therapy for Irreligious Thoughts

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: I have recently started therapy for my ocd and self esteem/anxiety issues. These things have been affecting me greatly and through therapy etc i hope to get better soon. One of my ocd behaviors is to do with getting...