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Medicine for the Soul: Part II

Continued from ‘Medicine for the Soul: Part I‘. Please Allah, make the pain go away. This is the worst part. ~ The building in front of me looked so inconspicuous, so utterly normal and mundane that one could hardly have fathomed the horrors taking place within it. I emerged from the taxi, my legs like jelly and my arms stiff like frozen ice. I didn’t want to be there, anywhere near there, but at that moment in time, I thought I was doing the right thing. “Where are we?”...

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Divine GPS: Istikharah

Shaykh Hossam (who taught at the Islamic University of Madinah for over 10 years, has received many Ijaazaat, and is a senior scholar) has been teaching myself and others a beautiful Dua’ for a number of nights now, and I wanted to share it with you in this post. It is called the Du’aa’ of Istikhaarah, which the Prophet taught to his Companions. It is narrated in Saheeh al-Bukhari that Jabir (may Allah be pleased with him) said, The Prophet used to sit and teach us the (Supplication of) Istikharah...