Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research

Deeds to Habit

Cherish the Simple and Mundane

We all set ambitious goals, but we often struggle to meet them. Dr. Mohamed Abu Taleb reflects on how we can be more like Uwais al-Qarni, who was considered the very best of his generation for his devotion to Allah...

Practice Patience

In our fast-paced world, we are losing the ability to be patient. Dr. Hassan Elwan offers some tips on how we can practice patience, slow down, and learn how to focus on our worship. Make the last 10 the best 10. Make a...

Spend From What You Love

Dr. Altaf Husain reflects on the righteous act of donating from what you love most and lists some practical tips develop the giving habit that is most loved by Allah. Spend from what you love and inspire generations of...

Free Yourself from External Validation

Humans have an innate need for validation, but when does it become an issue? Sarah Sultan outlines the ways validation can get in the way of our spirituality and some practical steps we can implement to reduce the need...

A Habit for the Evening

How do you spend your nights? Mufti Abdul Rahman Waheed describes a bad evening habit to break. Make the last 10 the best 10. Make a Zakat-eligible donation to Yaqeen. Donate now Sign up to receive this year’s...

Islamic Meditation Practices

Dr. Rania Awaad describes the three R’s of meditation and how we can apply Islamic meditation practices to our daily lives. Make the last 10 the best 10. Automate your charity with 10 nights of giving. Donate now...

Calling Upon Allah

Sh. Mohammad Elshinawy reflects on the lost art of calling upon Allah and how we can adapt this habit today. Make the last 10 the best 10. Automate your charity with 10 nights of giving. Donate now Sign up to receive...

Make Du’a and Forgive Others

Ustadha Lobna Mulla describes the reward and benefits of making du’a for others. Make the last 10 the best 10. Automate your charity with 10 nights of giving. Donate now Sign up to receive this year’s full...

Free Your Hands and Heart

It’s easy to turn to our more selfish nature in times of uncertainty. Ustadha Nuriddeen Knight explains the connection between zuhud and being charitable, particularly in difficult times. Make the last 10 the best...

Fix and Give Away

How can we get our houses in order and gain reward from Allah at the same time? Ustadha Lobna Mulla offers some practical advice on how to sort your belongings and know what to donate. Make the last 10 the best 10...

Reflecting on Nature

When did you last spend time in nature? Dr. Osman Umarji describes the prophetic habit of reflecting on the creation of Allah and practical advice to start this habit today. Make the last 10 the best 10. Automate your...