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Winter Blues: An Islamic Perspective on Sadness



11th of December 2020

Winter Blues: An Islamic Perspective on Sadness

Many people, young and old, of both genders, experience sadness during the winter season due to many reasons, including the temperature dropping, staying indoors, and the shortened daylight hours. In general, sadness is a normal emotion experienced by healthy human beings at different points in their lives due to particular circumstances. In the Quran, we […]

8th of August 2020

Start the New Year with Good Deeds

In the passage of time, there lies great mystery and miracle. Allah ﷻ says, “Behold! In the creation of heavens and earth, and the alternation of night and day, there are indeed signs for men of understanding” (Quran 3:190). We ask Allah ﷻ to make us among those of His servants who awaken themselves from […]

1st of August 2020

The Blessed Journey of Your Generosity

There are many windows of opportunities in this life uniquely placed by Allah ﷻ, to purify our souls and gain forgiveness for our sins. These opportunities are open to every single believing individual, young or old, poor or wealthy, ill or healthy, educated or illiterate; it matters not. Some take advantage of windows, seeking them […]

Practicing Contentment

Many people assume wealth is measured by how much money one has; Prophet Muhammad ﷺ, however, offers an entirely different perspective. Abu Hurayrah reported that the Messenger ﷺ said, “Wealth is not the abundance of [material] possessions; wealth is self-contentment” (Bukhari & Muslim). The Hadeeth mentioned above explicitly teaches us that the key to gaining […]

14th of July 2020

Trying Our Best Is The Best We Can Do

If you think deeply and reflect on your path to Allah, you cannot help but become overwhelmed by the daunting nature of the journey ahead. Our path to Allah and salvation with Him is one of constant struggle and strain, an uphill path in which gravity itself is every step of the way pulling at […]

10th of June 2020

Ramadan, the Believer’s Fortress

Ramadan, the Believer’s Fortress by Sh. Jamal Said 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 […]

22nd of May 2020

Keys to Enliven Your Salah, Part 1

Have you ever felt that your performance in salat was reduced to mumbled words? Or that mindfulness and connectedness was absent during your prayer? Well, you are not alone! Many people express the same concerns and desire to experience more meaningfulness during salat which supports their spiritual growth. The goal of this series is to […]

2nd of May 2020

The Virtues of Fasting

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم  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” […]

22nd of April 2020

Fasting and the Path of Taqwa

Fasting and the Path of Taqwa: Rediscovering Ingredients Required for Developing Taqwa through Fasting By Sh. Ahmed Arafat 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 […]

21st of April 2020

Ramadan: An Investment you can’t Forgo! Arabic

 يا تجار الآخرة: ذلكم شهر رمضان المبارك! ا الاخوة والاخوات الكرام أبناء جالية مؤسسة المسجد .  أيام قلائل ونستقبل ضيفا كريما .. وشهرا مباركا .. تمتلىء أيامه بالصيام والخيرات والبركات .. ولياليه بالقيام وتلاوة القران وذكر الله تبارك وتعالى .. ذلكم شهر رمضان المبارك .. شهر الصيام .. شهر القران .. شهر القيام .. شهر […]