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Living the Arts – Sehar Shahzad by Seema Khan

Conducting the interview for this month’s “Spotlight on a Community Member” was both exciting and inspiring. Sehar Shahzad is an artist who at a young age possesses incredible discipline and focus.  She has dedicated her spare time to the practice of calligraphy, and will soon be able to teach this ancient art to others. Sehar [...]

Characteristics to be Adopted: Controlling the Tongue – Imam Zaid Shakir

Article reposted, with thanks to NID and Imam Zaid Shakir Note: The following characteristic is especially relevant in Ramadan, as one of the objectives of the fast is to control the tongue. Ibrahim al-Nakha’i, on of the teachers of Imam Abu Hanifa, may Allah have mercy on them both, mentioned: “The people ruined before you were [...]

Qasida Unplugged with Nader Khan + Interview

Qasida Unplugged with Nader Khan + Interview Nader Khan explores the intersections of faith and art in a night filled with music and discussion. Sharing session: Qasidah session: Anybody who came to Al Wehdah expecting to sit down quietly and simply enjoy listening to Nader Khan singing was sadly mistaken. On his second visit to [...]

Recommended Adhkar for the Day of Friday – Marifah.net

Recommended Adhkar for the Day of Friday – Marifah.net It is recommended to do a lot of recitation of the Qurʾān, adhkār and supplications on the day of Friday and the night, as well as prayers upon the Messenger of Allah, may Allah’s prayers and peace be upon him, and the recitation of Sūrat al-Kahf [...]

Be Aware of your Breaths – Dr. Umar Faruq Abd-Allah

Be Aware of your Breaths – Dr. Umar Faruq Abd-Allah Transcribed by Sr. Shagufta Pasta This is what living in breaths is about. It’s about being present in yourself, being present in the time that you are, in the place that you are. And not to live in another world of what I’m going to [...]

Explanation of Prophetic Hadith: “Keep Your Tongue Moist With Remembrance of Allah” from Ibn Rajab’s Commentary on Nawawi’s 40 Hadith

Explanation of Prophetic Hadith: “Keep Your Tongue Moist With Remembrance of Allah” from Ibn Rajab’s Commentary on Nawawi’s 40 Hadith Jami’ al-’Ulum wa’l-Hikam – Hadith Fifty – by Ibn Rajab al-Hanbali Abdullah ibn Busr said, “A man came to the Prophet, may Allah bless him and grant him peace and said, ‘Messenger of Allah, the [...]

Remembering the Prophet: Brief Explanation of a line from Habib Umar’s Mawlid

Remembering the Prophet: Brief Explanation of a line from Habib Umar’s Mawlid Special thanks to Ebrahim and Nausheen Omar for their transcription of Shaykh Faraz Rabbani’s talk. Remembering the Prophet: Brief Explanation of a line from Habib Umar’s Mawlid from Faraz Rabbani on Vimeo. Remembering the Prophet: A Brief Explanation of a Line from Habib [...]

Collection of Duas for the Oppressed

Collection of Duas for the Oppressed The following are duas that have been compiled and recommended to recite in moments of peril and great oppression amongst the Muslim masses. Please utilize, spread for the sake of God and continue to pray for our brothers and sister. May Allah grant our brothers and sisters protection and [...]

The Effects of Various Dhikr – Habib Ahmad Mashhur al-Haddad

The Effects of Various Dhikr – Habib Ahmad Mashhur al-Haddad The effects of dhikr are immense and it is hard to fully understand them. Often, one can feel a effect but not be too sure as to what sort of change is taking place in himself/herself. Perhaps there is a wisdom in that, that it [...]

Remembering Allah When Getting up from a Gathering

Understanding Virtue through the Prophetic Teachings (Lesson Thirty-Four):In this lesson, Shaykh Faraz discusses Remembering Allah When Getting up from a Gathering. Abu Hurayra (Allah be pleased with him) relates that the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him) said, “Whoever sits in a gathering where there was much useless talk should say before [...]