Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research

Is It OK to Wish for Death? | Daily Reminders

Is it ok to wish or pray for God to take your life? Am I sinful for feeling this way? What is the best way to pray when I do feel this way?

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Dr. Omar Suleiman

Dr. Omar Suleiman

President | Imam Dr. Omar Suleiman is the Founder and President of the Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research, and an Adjunct Professor of Islamic Studies in the Graduate Liberal Studies Program at Southern Methodist University. He is also the Resident Scholar at Valley Ranch Islamic Center and Co-Chair Emeritus of Faith Forward Dallas at Thanks-Giving Square.