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What is Your Legacy?

Ramadan Mubarak. Ramadan will start on Tuesday 4/13/2021. Isha and tarweeh prayer will be on Monday 4/12/2021 at 9:30pm

Imam Messages

4th of March 2021

What is Your Legacy?

The Islamic tradition promotes excellence and high achievements. Allah ﷻ states, “Race toward forgiveness from your Lord and a Garden whose width is like the width of the heavens and earth, prepared for those who believed in Allah and His messengers…” (Quran 57:21). Prophet Muhammad ﷺ was reported to have said, “When you ask Allah […]

26th of February 2021

More than a Contract: (1)

Understanding Marriage as a Covenant What comes to your mind when you hear the word ‘marriage’? Putting aside the cultural and traditional associations such as festivals, wedding venues, and honeymoons, the Quran goes deeper to associate marriage with a vivid, memorable image that, if honored, will undoubtedly lead to a healthy, lasting relationship. The Quranic […]

10th of February 2021

Light upon Light (part 1)

“Allah is the Light of the heavens and the earth. His light is like a niche in which there is a lamp, the lamp is in a crystal, and the crystal is a shining star, lit from the oil of a blessed olive tree, located neither to the east nor the west, whose oil almost […]

30th of January 2021

Ramadan – In the Footsteps of a Great Generation

Imam Malik, a great Muslim scholar, in fact, 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 […]

Fasting and Spiritual Maturity

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

22nd of January 2021

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 […]

10th of January 2021

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 […]

2nd of January 2021

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, […]

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 […]