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Insinuating whispers about belief


I get devilish thoughts about Allahs existence limited to my brain. i get these thoughts and in my heart i keep saying I believe in Allah who is the creator of this universe. i keep saying this but these thoughts don't seem to go instead now they interfere in my prayers. i dont doubt Allahs existence i know he's there but these thoughts wont let me do anythingAny solution?


All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) is His slave and Messenger.

The existence of such whispers does not undermine the belief of the person as long as he is fully aware of their falsehood and dislikes them. This is evidenced by the report stating that some of the companions once came to the Prophet  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) to consult him, saying, “We have thoughts which none of us dare to talk about.” He said, “Have you experienced that?” and when they replied that they had, he said, “That is clear belief.” [Reported by Muslim]

Commenting on this Hadith, An-Nawawi  may  Allaah  have  mercy  upon  him said, “Not daring to speak with such matters is the true belief, since it indicates your deep fear of even pronouncing it, which means that you would in no way believe in it – all of which are conditions only fulfilled by true believers who cast away all doubts and suspicions.

As for dealing with such whispers, it should be, first of all, through resorting to Allah, the Almighty, and seeking refuge with Him from them. You should then pay no attention to them at all and direct your thinking instead to something beneficial to fully occupy your mind away from such whispers.

Allah knows best.

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