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Archive for December, 2011
Gallup Forum 2011 Video: The Challenges and Opportunities of Regional Transformation – Dr. Aref Ali Nayed, Rami Khouri, Essara Abdul Fattah, Dalia Mogahed and others

The Challenges and Opportunities of Regional Transformation – Dr. Aref Ali Nayed and others at GALLUP FORUM 2011 Dr. Aref Ali Nayed is a panelist and the 2011 GALLUP FORUM panel discussion “The Challenges and Opportunities of Regional Transformation.” The discussion took was held at Qasr Al Sarab, Adu Dhabi, UAE on Thursday December 8th [...]

Advice: The Light of Guidance – Habib Umar – Interpreter’s Path

Advice: The Light of Guidance – Habib Umar Bismillah The following was made available by Ustadh Amin Buxton (Allah preserve and increase him and his teachers): What follows are some extracts from a talk by Sayyidi al-Habib Umar bin Hafiz (may Allah preserve him) on the recent visit to the Prophet Hud (peace be upon [...]

Video: Growing Ecologies of Peace, Compassion and Blessing – Dr. Aref Ali Nayed

Growing Ecologies of Peace, Compassion and Blessing Dr. Aref Ali Nayed is Founder and Director of Kalam Research & Media (KRM). He currently lectures on Islamic Theology, Logic, and Spirituality at the restored Uthman Pasha Madrasa in Tripoli, Libya, and supervises Graduate Students at the Islamic Call College there. He is Senior Advisor to the [...]

From Tarim to Granada Documentary Movie with Habib Umar – Radical Middle Way

From Tarim to Granada Documentary The living tradition of Tarim nestled in Yemen’s Hadhramaut valley and the glorious legacy of Granada meet for the first time. In this special documentary feature film, Habib Umar bin Hafiz travels to Spain, visiting Muslim communities in Madrid and Granada. Accompanied by journalist and commentator Fuad Nahdi and Muslims [...]

Video: In Conversation with Dr. Umar Abd-Allah: Islam and The Cultural Imperative

Video: In Conversation with Dr. Umar Abd-Allah: Islam and The Cultural Imperative DEC 10/2011 :: Full video of the discussion with Dr. Umar Faruq Abd-Allah at SeekersHub on his article, “Islam and The Cultural Imperative” — – ( reading package for the “In Conversation” sessions can be downloaded here:http://seekershub.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/In-Conversation-with-Dr-Umar… ) Recorded at SeekersHub (http://SeekersHub.org), a [...]

Reflecting on Hadiths of Justice and Mercy – Muslimology blog

Reflecting on Hadiths of Justice and Mercy – Muslimology blog The following is something I wrote about a year back while reflecting on Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad “Forgiveness and Justice: meditations on some hadiths“ Forgiveness and Rahmah is the best argument against people who think justice means, just-us. There’s a connectedness there in all our [...]

Video: An Introduction to Said Nursi – Dr. Aref Ali Nayed

Video: An Introduction to Said Nursi by Dr. Aref Ali Nayed Dr. Aref Ali Nayed Introduces Bediuzzaman Said Nursi through his Mathnawi al-Arab al-Nuri, recorded on December 3rd 2011 Dr. Aref Ali Nayed is Founder and Director of Kalam Research & Media (KRM). He currently lectures on Islamic Theology, Logic, and Spirituality at the restored [...]

Domestic Violence Has No Place in Islam: Importance of Rights & Conduct – Sh. Faraz Rabbani

      Shaykh Faraz Rabbani spoke on the absolute impermissibility of domestic violence, the importance of the rights of others, the grave consequences of wrongdoing, and upholding the excellence of character in his Friday Sermon at the Brampton Islamic Centre, December 09, 2011. He shows clearly how there is absolutely no place for domestic [...]

Ashura and Karbala – Spiritual Renewal – Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad – cambridge khutbas etc.

cambridge khutbas etc.: Ashura and Karbala – Spiritual Renewal Friday sermon (jum’ah khutba) – Sheikh Abdal Hakim Murad – Cambridge – 2nd December 2011 – 27mins 7secs ‘Think not of those who are slain in the way of Allah as dead. Nay they are living! With their Lord they have provision. Jubilant are they because [...]

The Day of Ashura – Nur Sacred Sciences

The Day of Ashura – Nur Sacred Science Striving to Come Close to the Everlasting through Extra Worship and Fasting There are several explanations as to how the day of Ashura received its title.  The most well-known explanation is that it is called Ashura because of its occurrence on the tenth day of the month [...]