As a Muslim living in Singapore, we understand that having a safe space to ask questions to asatizah (religious teachers) is crucial for your personal and spiritual development.
First, a safe space allows you to freely ask questions without fear of judgment or discrimination. This is important because sometimes, you may hesitate to ask questions you think may be sensitive or controversial.
Second, having access to knowledgeable asatizah who can provide guidance and answer your questions is essential in helping you understand and navigate your faith. They can provide valuable insights and help clarify any confusion or doubts you may have, which can deepen your understanding of Islam and strengthen your faith.
Furthermore, a safe space for Muslim youth to ask questions to asatizah can foster a sense of community and belonging. Knowing that you have a support system of trusted scholars who can provide guidance and support can be comforting, especially when living as a minority in a multiracial and multireligious country like Singapore.
That’s where MYSAFESPACE comes in.
MYSAFESPACE is a chat portal that connects you to asatizah in Singapore.
The asatizah on MYSAFESPACE are certified by the Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (Muis) under the Asatizah Recognition Scheme (ARS), ensuring they are capable, credible and confident in providing guidance to the Singapore Muslim community.
With MYSAFESPACE, you can conveniently and anonymously ask your religious queries from the comfort of your homes.
Before a session, you can plan ahead and decide what topics or types of questions you want to ask. This can help make the session go smoothly and be more productive.
Each session is 15 minutes long and must be pre-booked at least 24 hours prior. There is no limit to the number of sessions you can book, but do leave some slots for others who might need them!
Here’s how you can book a session:
If you have already booked a session, you can follow these steps to begin chatting with your selected Ustaz or Ustazah.
It's important to note that while some of the asatizah are certified counsellors, MYSAFESPACE is not a counselling service. If you require counselling, please seek professional assistance.
Don't hesitate to take advantage of this incredible resource! MYSAFESPACE is here to provide you with personalised responses to your questions about Islam and help you deepen your understanding of your faith.
Rest assured that it is okay to ask any question as long as you communicate respectfully. Sayyidatina Aisyah r.a. praised the women of the Ansar (locals of Madinah) because of their determination to learn. She said:
نِعْمَ النِّسَاءُ نِسَاءُ الأَنْصَارِ, لَمْ يَكُنْ يَمْنَعُهُنَّ الْحَيَاءُ أَنْ يَسْأَلْنَ عَنِ الدِّينِ وَيَتَفَقَّهْنَ فِيهِ
“How excellent are the women of the Ansar! They do not allow shyness to prevent them from asking questions about the religion and seeking to understand it.”
Book your session today and continue your spiritual journey with confidence.