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4th of June 2022

The Season of Righteous Deeds

The 10 Days of Thul-Hijjah: Season of Righteous Deeds As we approach the first ten days of the sacred month of Thul-Hijjah, we must remember the great opportunity we have to invest in the way of good deeds. The Prophet ﷺ said: “No good deeds done on other days are superior to those done on […]


16th of May 2022

Say I believe in Allah Then stay firm

Say, I Believe in Allah, then Stay Firm  قُلْ، آمَنْت بِاَللَّهِ ثُمَّ اسْتَقِمْ When Sufyan Ibn Abdillah asked Prophet Muhammad ﷺ, “Tell me about a statement in Islam (that will suffice for me) so that I will not ask anyone else aside from you,” the Prophet ﷺ replied, “Say I believe in Allah, then stay […]


22nd of March 2022

Ramadan, the Believer’s Fortress

I pray that Allah blesses each of you with the best of the blessed month of Ramadan. It is a month of remembrance and reflection, a time for renewed faith and spiritual elevation. We are fortunate to witness the coming of the month, and I pray that our worship and charitable deeds are accepted and […]


The Seeds of Ramadan

Allah, the Most High, mentions in the verses regarding fasting that which translate to: “O you who have believed, fasting has been prescribed upon you all as it has upon those who have proceeded you for you to attain “Taqwa” [reverence and true fear and dutifulness to Allah and protection from the punishment of the […]


Fasting and the Path of Taqwa

  Rediscovering Ingredients Required for Developing Taqwa through Fasting Is there a relationship between fasting and developing piety? According to the Quran, fasting during the month of Ramadan is closely tied with taqwa, a term usually translated as ‘piety or righteousness’ and derived, linguistically, from the concept of protection. It is not difficult to connect […]


20th of March 2022

Ramadan – In the Footsteps of a Great Generation

Imam Malik, the Imam of one of the four schools of Islamic jurisprudence, may Allah bestow mercy upon him, would seek permission to be excused following each of his lectures which were attended by hundreds of students, to spend an hour of his time with the Companions of the Messenger of Allah ﷺ. As many […]


Fasting and Self-mastery: The Power of Saying No to our Ego

Usually, many people think of fasting merely as a religious obligation to be fulfilled by abstaining from the fleshly appetites of food, drinking, and sexual activity. Reducing our understanding of fasting to this aspect of abstinence turns fasting into an “anti-body” practice; however, the meaning and purpose of fasting are much deeper. Essentially fasting is […]


Fasting and Spiritual Maturity

Fasting is not starvation; it is a spiritual discipline that awakens our Fitrah, or natural disposition toward God, and keeps in check different negative traits of our human ego. Thereby, through mindful fasting, our souls can transform from a soul that has become accustomed to evil tendencies to a serene soul firmly aligned to the […]


2nd of March 2022

Ramadan: An Investment you can’t Forgo!

We praise Allah ﷻ for bestowing upon us yet another opportunity to witness and reap the innumerable benefits of Ramadan, the month of the Quran, and al-Motahir–the purifier of sins, as our blessed Companions, may Allah be pleased with them, referred to it. These days are the best of days and these nights are the […]


The Virtues of Fasting

The Virtues of Fasting “Fasting is for me, and I personally reward for it.”   Allah, the Most High, mentions in His Book that which translates to: “O you who have believed! Fasting has been prescribed upon you as it has upon those who preceded you that you may become righteous” (Quran 2:183). This verse, […]