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Posts Tagged ‘Imam Afroz Ali’
Imam Afroz Ali comments on The Open Letter to Baghdadi – Australian ABC News Video

A group of leading scholars of Islam have written an open letter to the leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, in response to the atrocities committed against local communities as militants advance through Iraq and Syria. Imam Afroz Ali discusses some of the key parts of the letter with Beveley O’Connor, of [...]

Ethical Earning and Living Workshop with Imam Afroz Ali

[Ethical Earning and Living] Modern economics is the science of satisfying the unlimited desires of people in the face of limited world resources. Sacred economics (Iqtisaad) is the science of practising grateful and frugal living, knowing that this is how to sustain the blessing of the unlimited resources from God. – The second concept is [...]

There Is No Such Thing As Chance, For He Is The Best Of Planners – Reflection from a Seeker

[Journey of a lifetime] Two years ago I had my very first encounter with two amazing teachers that were to play a pivotal role in the direction that my life was to take. My husband told me one day about a retreat that was being planned in New Zealand, and how exciting it was that [...]

Know, Understand, Grow – Knowing Yourself to Know God, with Sr Sara and Sirisha

In July 2014, Imam Afroz Ali instructed a workshop entitled, ‘Knowing Yourself to Know God: Character, Food, Environment & Personality’ at Seekers Hub Sydney.  Imam Afroz has travelled to deliver this workshop already in Brisbane, New Zealand and South Africa, transforming the attitudes of those who attended. There are very few workshops that help to [...]

Ramadan Practice Exercise 07 – Be Content with The Decree of Allah – Imam Afroz Ali

In 2011, Imam Afroz Ali recorded a short series of Ramadan ‘exercises’. This year we will, insha’Allah, continue this series. Ramadan Exercise 07 – Be Content – The Decree is the reality by which you are given opportunity to know your Lord, the positive result of which is Contentment. Listen to the short talk on [...]

Special Release: Faith & Service – Knowledge without Barriers – Imam Afroz Ali

Imam Afroz Ali speaks about the importance of service in the religion of Islam. He stresses the importance of knowing our deen, as ‘Knowledge comes before action’. It is our manifested responsibility is to be people of Khidma (service). SO, it is the human being who can and should be the ‘distribution agency’ of Allah, Glorified [...]

Special Release: The Poets of the Prophet – Imam Afroz Ali – UK Tour

We utilise and adorn words to bring life and beauty to them. How do we use these words to bring beauty to Allah or glorify Allah? And how do we ensure our words are beneficial? This lecture was given during the SeekersHub Global, Sa’ada & Radical Middle Way UK Tour – Knowledge Without Barriers – [...]

Ramadan Practice Exercise 05 – Forgiveness – Imam Afroz Ali

In 2011, Imam Afroz Ali recorded a short series of Ramadan ‘exercises’. This year we will, insha’Allah, continue this series. Ramadan Exercise 4 – Forgiveness. Learn from your and others’ errors, but do not only forgive, but wipe from your memory the person’s error, just as your Lord Forgives(Al-Ghafir) and wipes clean our error (Al-“Afuw). Listen [...]

Special Release: How Dhikr Can Transform Our Lives – Imam Afroz Ali

A Paradigm Shift In this short video Imam Afroz Ali talks about the remembrance of Allah and three paradigm shifts that we need to make in our lives. Firstly, we need to move from worshiping God to being a willing servant of Him. In remembering to live, we need to understand that this life has a [...]

Breaking Barriers of Language at SeekersHub Sydney

SeekersHub Sydney facilitates Islamic education for the Uyghur community of Sydney, in their own language by connecting them to a qualified teacher from its own community from afar. The Hub is provided without cost to the community as a space to gather together to learn and share as a community whose resettling challenges are often [...]