Fasting – Its Virtues and Principles – Imam Ghazali (from al-Arba`in fi Usul al-Din)

ReflectOnThis: Fasting – Imam al-Ghazali Excerpt from Imam al-Ghazali’s (d. 1111 CE / 505 AH) Book of Forty Principles from the Foundations of Religion: Translated by: Khalil Abu Asmaa (Christopher Moore) [ After discussing the Prayer and Zakah, Imam al-Ghazali goes on to say: ] The Third Principle: Fasting The Messenger of God (peace and […]

The Inner Dimensions of Fasting – Imam Abu Hamid al-Ghazali

The full text of Imam Ghazali’s Secrets of Fasting can be found, in translation, at: The Secrets of Fasting (pdf) The Inner Dimensions of Fasting Imam al-Ghazali Three Grades It should be known that there are three grades of fasting: ordinary, special and extra-special. Ordinary fasting means abstaining from food, drink and sexual satisfaction. Special […]

Practical tips for fasting during Ramadan – San Jose Muslim Examiner – Mikael Pittam

Practical tips for fasting during Ramadan Muslims view the fasting month of Ramadan with much sanctity and honor. The fasting month brings about a personal reflection of where we are, what we have done and where we hope to go. Many Muslims feel a heightened sense of excitement as well as anxiety. In this state […]

Trials of Prophet Solomon – By Shaykh Mokhtar Maghraoui | ImanWire

Trials of Prophet Solomon – By Shaykh Mokhtar Maghraoui | ImanWire When facing our own tribulations, we often lose sight of the immense challenges of the Messengers (peace be upon them) who provided us with the divine message. In looking at their own personal example in facing these trials, we can derive inspiration and guidance […]

YouTube – Professor Muhammad Hyder “Madrasah and the Ummah” // August 2009 // Radical Middle Way

YouTube – Professor Muhammad Hyder “Madrasah and the Ummah” // August 2009 // Radical Middle Way

Shaykh Hamza Yusuf on Atheists, Balance, and Responsibility

mizan « Blog Archive « islam .:. iman .:. ihsan “One of the most interesting things about atheists is that some of them deny God because their opinion of Him is so high. And they ask, ‘how can I believe in a god that would allow a world like this?’ The real question is, what’s […]

Five Steps to Achieving True Brotherhood – Habib Ali al-Jifri

Brotherhood – Habib Ali Al Jifri The following was taken from a lecture given by Habib Ali al-Jifri in the blessed city of Tarim in the majestic valley of Hadramauwt, Yemen. Habib Ali gave commentary on the book “The means of arrival to the characteristics of the Messenger (SS),” by Imam Yusuf al-Nabahani. He expanded […]

Ramadan 09: Return to Your Lord (Free Course)

Ramadan is quickly approaching.  SeekersGuidance will be marking the presence of this blessed month with a FREE course — Ramadan Explained: Virtues & Fiqh of Fasting. This essential three-part course is designed to: * Remind you that Ramadan is a true blessing from Allah Most High * Teach you the proper way in which you […]

Muslims United for Change Against Malaria – Shaykh Muhammad Ninowy, Imam Mohamed Majid, Shaykh Yasir Qadhi, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani, Shaykh Hamza Yusuf, Imam Suhaib Webb, Imam Siraj Wahhaj, Imam Zaid Shakir and Imam Syed Naqvi.

Muslims United for Change Against Malaria – HD Promo Video – S. Wahhaj, H. Yusuf, Y. Qadhi, Z. Shakir, M. Ninowy & F. Rabbani | MR’s Blog   Check out the website here and buy your tickets here. United For Change is historic; the maiden voyage is a unique convention entitled: United For Change Presents: […]

Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad – Friday Khutba – The Two Emigrations – Cambridge

cambridge khutbas etc.: Two Emigrations In this sermon, the sheikh relates parts of the stories of the migration of Musa (peace be upon him) and his people from Egypt to Palestine, and of Muhammad (peace be upon him) and the Companions from Mecca to Medina. The two stories are of course very well known, but […]