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Restore Hope Through Repentance

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Imam Messages

12th of November 2019

Restore Hope Through Repentance

By Sh. Ali Mashhour “And those who do not invoke with Allah another deity or kill the soul which Allah has forbidden [to be killed], except by right, and do not commit unlawful sexual intercourse. And whoever should do that will meet a penalty. Multiplied for them is the punishment on the Day of Resurrection, […]

20th of September 2019

Remember Him, and He Will Remember You

By Sh. Ali Mashhour “So remember me and I will remember you, and thank Me and do not be ungrateful to me” (Quran 2:152). In this verse from the holy Quran, Allah the Most High promises us a promise that Arab linguists tell us is solemn and absolute, that every time we remember Allah, Allah […]

5th of September 2019

Rights for Those Who Repent by Sh. Ahmed Arafat

As humans, we are all susceptible to committing sins and yet, the best amongst sinners are those who repent. Even though to err is human, those who turn to Allah may hear insensitive comments, notice suspicious glances, or experience social rejection. In compassion with newcomers and to draw them closer to Allah, Imam al-Jilani (d. […]

14th of August 2019

Our Father’s Great Sacrifice: Why We Celebrate Eid ul Adha

And he said, “Indeed, I will go to [where I am ordered by] my Lord; He will guide me. My Lord, grant me [a child] from among the righteous.” So We gave him the good news of a forbearing boy. And when he reached [the age of] serious work with him, he said, “O my […]

31st of July 2019


“O mankind! Indeed, We created you from a single male and a single female, and made you into peoples and tribes so that you may ‘get to’ know one another. Surely the most noble of you in the sight of Allah are the most righteous among you. Allah is truly All-Knowing, All-Aware” (Quran 49:13).  On […]

14th of July 2019

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 […]

5th of June 2019

Maintaining the Momentum

Brothers and Sisters, Ramadan has bid us farewell yet again. May Allah swt accept our fasting, prayers, and charitable acts. This sacred month has offered us the space to practice mindfulness and spiritual nourishment as we untangled the many thoughts, emotions, and habits that we have been distracted from attending to over the year. This […]

30th of May 2019

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 […]

2nd of May 2019

Quranic Prayers as Insights for Living

  1. All praise and thanks are for Allah, the Lord of the worlds 2. The Merciful, the Ever-Merciful, 3. The Master of the Day of Judgment 4. We worship You alone, and we seek help from You alone. 5. Guide us unto the Straight Path, 6. The path of those You have blessed, 7. […]

The Virtues of Fasting

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم “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, which […]