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Six years since my Shahadah – A Reflection by Sr. Chloe

The 28th of March was the 6 year anniversary of my Shahadah, the day that I officially embraced Islam. My Shahadah anniversary is always a time of great reflection for me, and I try to commemorate it by acknowledging my blessings and expressing my gratitude to God for the life He’s given me. The past [...]

Finding Allah with the Broken Hearted – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani – UK Tour 2013

What does it mean to be broken-hearted? Someone who is seeking Allah would be of the broken-hearted. It could also be economic struggles, health, wealth, broken relations, loss, and failures etc. All these are simply doors of being patient with Allah. There is also the broken-heartedness of those who are so grateful to Allah feeling [...]

Our transaction with Allah is based upon Closeness – Advice from Habib Ali al-Jifri – Muwasala

Originally posted on Muwasala Our transaction with Allah is based upon Closeness Sayyidi Alhabib Ali Al Jifri الحبيب علي الجفري (may Allah preserve him and benefit us by him) said: “The essence of our transaction with Allah is closeness (qurb). We realize this when we reflect upon the Qur’an. The essence of acts of worship is closeness: [...]

True Life, A lesson on Hamza (May God be pleased with him) – Habib Umar bin Hafiz

Habib Umar talks about the meaning of true life. He reflects on the story of Sayyiduna Hamza and how he attained true life through love of the Prophet (Peace be upon him) Allah says: He was dead and then We gave him life, and a light whereby he can walk amongst men. This is the [...]

Fabric of Life – A poem by Sister Leila Adam

Fabric of Life Whether you weave your days with work and dhikr Creating a unified fabric of life   Or whether you fuse the fibres together Using random slashes of impulse and strife   Either way you will produce a cloth that spreads Charming and looking good when put on show   But when put [...]

Turning Towards the Truth Through Remembrance of Allah – Friday Sermon by Shaykh Faraz Khan

In this compelling Friday Khubah, Shaykh Faraz Khan speaks about the importance of disconnecting ourselves from the chaotic world that we are living in. On how to turn way from everything that distracts us from Allah. He speaks about turning to al Haq, the owner of the truth. Shaykh Faraz reminds us about how believers [...]

Mercy, The Stamp of Creation by Dr Umar Faruq Abd’Allah

This paper examines the role of mercy in the Islamic tradition and eternal salvation, and its imprint on all affairs of the universe. Although Islam is often proclaimed as the ‘religion of peace,’ theologically, it is more accurate to refer to it as the ‘religion of mercy.’ God has designated mercy as his primary relation to [...]

Imam Zaid Shakir – Description of the God Conscious from Nahj al-Balagha

It is related that a devout worshipper by the name of Human came to Imam ‘Ali, may God ennoble his countenance, and asked him to describe the God conscious people so vividly that he could almost see them. Imam ‘Ali responded: “Their speech is truthful; their clothing is moderate; and they walk with utmost humility. [...]

God and the Muslim Problem with Religion – Imam Muhammad Abdul Latif Finch

God and the Muslim Problem with Religion According to the famous tradition of Gabriel, Din, often translated as “religion” is divided into three parts. As per the narration of Gabriel, upon whom be peace, its foundation is Islam. The penultimate level is Iman. The final degree is termed Ihsan. Today many Muslims express issues with [...]

Duty To God – Shaykh Jihad Brown at Cambridge University

cambridge khutbas etc.: Duty To God   This is the first of a pair of talks we were blessed to hear in Cambridge recently on the topic of ‘Duty To God, Duty To Society’. In this first part Sheikh Jihad Brown discusses our duty to Allah in light of how we orient ourselves toward Him [...]