Appreciation of Beauty – Shaykh Sadullah Khan

  In this Pre Khutba talk, Shaykh Sadullah Khan reminds the congregation about the value of appreciating beauty. By cultivating beautiful character traits we are able to replicate the most beautiful and complete person, the Prophet (peace be upon him). In a time where only the outer is accepted and lauded, it would do us […]

Content of Character #56: Directing Others to Good

In the Name of Allah, the Merciful, the Mercy-Giving; and peaceful prayers and blessings be upon the Messenger of Allah, his Folk, his Companions and all who are faithful.   Welcome to episode 56 of “The Content of Character” podcast. Today we will be discussing the idea of directing others to good. The Messenger of […]

How to Develop The Character of the Quran In Yourself

The state of our characters is a true reflection of our spirituality, says Shaykh Mokhtar Maghrouri so how do we strive to develop ourselves in line with the characteristics oft-mentioned in the Qur’an? Shaykh Mokhtar cites various prophetic traditions and discusses the firm connections of our inner realities to our outward actions. Our thanks to Al-Madina Institute for this recording. Resources on […]

The Best for Mankind, by Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Allah wanted us to be the best of mankind FOR mankind! The nature of this dunya encourages us to cooperate and live together, as Allah (Most High) said in Surah Al-Maidah (2):  “And cooperate in righteousness and piety, but do not cooperate in sin and […]

SoulFood – Embark on a Journey Within – Ramadan Podcast with Ustadh Amjad Tarsin

We invite you to join us as we embark on a ‘journey within’ with the SoulFood FM daily Podcast. Each day we have been treated with a short but succinct podcast from Ustadh Amjad Tarsin.  The topics covered so far have been eye-opening and compelling. Ustadh has spoken about topics such as patience, character, anger […]

The Muslim Standard of Excellence in Work and Life – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani shares seven principles principles for making our work an act of worship. These are seven principles understood clearly from the Qur’an and Prophetic Sunna: 1. Purpose Make your life, career, and work truly a means to seek Allah Himself. 2. Seeking benefit Seek Allah in work by seeking true benefit: for yourself […]

Mercy, The Stamp of Creation by Dr Umar Faruq Abd’Allah

This paper examines the role of mercy in the Islamic tradition and eternal salvation, and its imprint on all affairs of the universe. Although Islam is often proclaimed as the ‘religion of peace,’ theologically, it is more accurate to refer to it as the ‘religion of mercy.’ God has designated mercy as his primary relation to […]

Understand the Instructions First, Before You Take The Exam – Imam al-Haddad

In the text, ‘Two Treaties Mutual Reminding & Good Manners’, by Imam Abdallah ibn ‘Alawi al-Haddad the following is mentioned regarding how to treat creation when we detest their behavior: “It is in a believer’s nature to love that which God loves and to detest that which God detests.  Thus, a believer will detest ugliness […]

Six Steps to Instilling the Attribute of Courage in Muslim Children – Ustadha Shireen Ahmed, SeekersGuidance Instructor

Six Steps to Instilling the Attribute of Courage in Muslim Children – Ustadha Shireen Ahmed, SeekersGuidance Instructor by Umm Umar (Shireen Ahmed)  As parents, there are many attributes we want to teach our children. We want them to be kind, upright, humble, thoughtful, well mannered… the list is endless. When it comes to being courageous, […]

Modesty in Islam – Shaykh Ibrahim Osi-Efa – Video

YouTube – MUST SEE!!! The blessing of being a muslim – Do you appreciate it?: A talk by Shaykh Ibrahim Osi-Efa on modesty in Islam (in three parts). This is a powerful clip from it: The full videos: Modesty in Islam: Part 1 of 3 Modesty in Islam: Part 2 of 3 Modesty in Islam: […]