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Suffering From Waswas (Insinuating Whispers) of the Shaytan About the Essence of Allah

July 8, 2017 | By sarwarkawser | No Comments | Filed in: Belief in Allaah.

A man is experiencing waswas (insinuating whispers) from the Shaytan (devil) having to do with Allah, and he is very afraid of that. Praise be to Allah The questioner has mentioned this problem and is afraid of its consequences. I say to him, rejoice, for its consequences cannot be anything but good. By means of • Read More »

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Is it permissible for the imam to say the basmalah (i.e., the phrase “Bismillah ir-Rahmaan ir-Raheem) out loud so as to soften the hearts of the worshippers?

July 3, 2017 | By sarwarkawser | No Comments | Filed in: Belief in Allaah.

Recently I was appointed as an imam in a mosque, temporarily, and I started to lead the people in prayer. According to the best of my knowledge, there are two opinions regarding the matter of saying the basmalah (i.e., the phrase “Bismillah ir-Rahmaan ir-Raheem (In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful)”) • Read More »

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