Entries by Yousuf Patel

COVID-19: Understanding & Responding to Adversity – Ustadh Tayssir Safi

The spread of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent events have left many bewildered and confused. How do we make sense of these types of events? How do we respond? It is these two questions that Ustadh Mohammed Tayssir Safi tackles in this brief yet informative discussion. Ustadh Tayssir begins by explaining how we understand tribulations. […]

COVID-19: Practical Guidance on Self-Improvement – Ustadha Shireen Ahmed

Ustadha Shireen Ahmed gives practical guidance on how to respond to the COVID-19 crisis. She shares tips on achieve physical and emotional wellness, both personally and when relating to others during this time of social isolation. Ustadha Shireen begins looking at the personal level by emphasizing the central importance of our daily prayers. She also […]

EXCLUSIVE WEBINAR: Your Best Ramadan Ever – Tushar Imdad

Ramadan 2020 promises to be unprecedented and unlike any Ramadan in our lifetime due to the Coronavirus restrictions. Unprecedented circumstances call for unprecedented action. When times change, successful people adapt accordingly. There’s no reason why Ramadan 2020 shouldn’t be your best Ramadan ever. Especially if you apply productivity science and Islamic Time Management principles. Sign […]

Spiritual Prescription for Shaban – Habib Umar

* Courtesy of Muwasala Habib Umar bin Hafiz (may Allah preserve him and benefit us by him) recommends reading the following 40,000 times in the the month of Sha`ban:   يَا حَيُّ يَا قَيُّومُ لا إِلَهَ إِلَّا أَنْتَ سُبْحَانَكَ إِنِّي كُنْتُ مِنْ الْظَّالِمِين Ya Hayyu ya Qayyum la ilaha illa anta subhanaka inni kuntu min […]

Preparing and Dealing with COVID-19 – SeekersGuidance Reader

The current Covid-19 pandemic has caused anxiety, fear and chaos across the globe. Many countries have declared state of emergencies with national lock downs in order to contain the transmission of the virus. The lives of millions of people have have come to a standstill. Some people are confused of how to go about their […]

Is COVID-19 a Divine Punishment? – Shaykh Ahmed El Azhary

“Is COVID-19 a punishment from Allah?” is definitely a repeated question these days. I know of many Muslims who are asking themselves as they see all the mosques around the world, especially al-Haram al-Makki and al-Masjid al-Nabawi, closed: Is this a sign that Allah is angry at us? Are we being punished from Allah for […]

Prayer of Gabriel – Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan

In the name of Allah, the Entirely Merciful, the Specifically Merciful. I delivered an online presentation on the evening of Isra and Mi’raj which coincides with the 27th Rajab. I dedicated most of the presentation to events that took place during the Prophet’s nocturnal journey from the Haram of Makkah to Masjid al-Aqsa. After the […]

Returning to Our Senses – Shaykh Ahmed El Azhary

It is often mentioned in the Islamic philosophical works, especially those that belong to the Avicennian tradition, that the Intellect (al-`aql), which is an aspect of the Soul, manifests itself at the Brain; and it is often assumed by readers and interpreters that the Intellect’s manifestation is limited to the Brain, especially when it is […]

Empathy and Behavior Modification – Moulana Muhammad Carr

* Courtesy of Neo Marketing In this video, Moulana Muhammad Carr shares the importance of developing empathy with those who are facing tremendous challenges during this trying time of Covid-19. As Muslims it is important that we reflect on the life of the Prophet (peace be upon him) who was always concerned about the welfare […]