July 31, 2020 1 min

Unite for Yemen | As a collective body we come together

  Unite for Yemen The Situation: Years of conflict have forced millions to leave their homes and it estimated that some 80 percent of the population – 24 million people – are in dire need of humanitarian assistance. Agencies are calling this the “worst humanitarian crisis in the world,” (UN, 2020). Countless airstrikes have killed […]
July 5, 2020 2 mins

Dua for Hope: What We Should Say When We Feel Despair

* Courtesy of Muwasala – Click here for the original post Habib Umar bin Hafiz (may Allah preserve him and benefit us by him) tells the following story to illustrate the necessity of placing one’s hopes in Allah alone. (The story is narrated by Imam Ibn Asakir in Tarikh Dimashq) When Imam Hasan Bin Ali […]
July 3, 2020 2 mins

Forms of Charity Not Permissible in Islam

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Amongst subcontinental Muslims, there is a practice of “sadaqa utarna” which is done when someone is suffering from sickness, or there is a suspicion of black magic. Something used for charity is cast over the affected person thrice, The object is then discarded or given to the poor for their […]
June 2, 2020 0 mins

Correction of Error Regarding Shaykh Hamza Karamali

We regret an error in our end of year Islamic Scholars Fund prospectus for 2019. It was wrongly stated that Shaykh Hamza Karamali (then our Dean of Academics) was a part of the Islamic Scholars Fund Committee. This is incorrect, and an error. We apologize to Shaykh Hamza Karamali for this. Shaykh Hamza Karamali had […]