Making Du’a in the Rain

Watch Zimbabwean scholar Mufti Menk explain briefly the wisdom behind making dua when it rains.

SubhanAllah during the tribulation of Gaza in 2023, a woman makes dua in the rain that Allah sends down from the heavens.

Narrated in Sahih Muslim by Anas bin Malik:

It rained upon us as we were with the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ). The Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him) removed his cloth (from a part of his body) till the rain fell on it. We said: Messenger of Allah, why did you do this? He said: It is because it (the rainfall) has just come from the Exalted Lord.

Published by The Daily Reminder, a popular channel on YouTube.


So what exactly is Islam all about and why are people turning to it?

The People of the Book in the Quran

Who are the People of the Book mentioned in the Quran?

The title refers to the Jews and Christians who were given scripture beforehand via the prophets Moses and Jesus; peace be upon them both.

The Jews and Christians had previously been gifted original scriptures of divine origin from Allah; the Torah to Moses (PBUH) and the Injeel to Jesus (PBUH), but over centuries they had strayed from the teachings.

Approximately 600 years after Jesus, Allah sent his last messenger Muhammad (PBUH) and revealed to him The Quran which reached out in particular to the People of the Book as they had previously been given scripture.

Watch this Blogging Theology youtube short by Paul Williams, blogger, bibliophile and comparative religion expert based in London.


So what exactly is Islam all about and why are people turning to it?

Allah Guides Whomever He Wills

Zimbabwean scholar Mufti Ismail ibn Musa Menk briefly explains how Allah guides whom he wills, in his characteristic soothing and charismatic manner.

Joram Van Klaveren, a former far-right Dutch politician reverted to Islam in 2019. His journey to the truth started while he was writing an anti-Islamic book. He realized in his research that the right path was Islam.

Based in the US, Shaykh Dr Yasir Qadhi is a pragmatic scholar of our times. In this short clip he explains how guidance only comes from Allah.