The Concept of Religion by Sayyid Naquib al-Attas

Syed Muhammad al Naquib bin Ali al-Attas (born September 5, 1931) is a prominent contemporary Muslim philosopher and thinker from Malaysia. He is one of the few contemporary scholars who is thoroughly rooted in the traditional Islamic sciences and who is equally competent in theology, philosophy, metaphysics, history, and literature. He is considered to be […]

The Inner Dimensions of Fasting – Imam Abu Hamid al-Ghazali

The Inner Dimensions of Fasting – Imam Abu Hamid al-Ghazali The full text of Imam Ghazali’s Secrets of Fasting can be found, in translation, at: The Secrets of Fasting (pdf)There is an excellent lecture by Dr. Abdal Hakim Murad on the Inner Dimensions of Fasting, here. The Inner Dimensions of FastingImam al-Ghazali Three Grades It […]

Trials of Prophet Solomon – By Shaykh Mokhtar Maghraoui | ImanWire

Trials of Prophet Solomon – By Shaykh Mokhtar Maghraoui | ImanWireWhen facing our own tribulations, we often lose sight of the immense challenges of the Messengers (peace be upon them) who provided us with the divine message. In looking at their own personal example in facing these trials, we can derive inspiration and guidance when […]

The Reality of Istikhara

The Reality of Istikhara In this lecture, Shaykh Faraz discusses istikhara (the prayer of guidance) by defining it, debunking misconceptions regarding it, the best way to perform it, and easy ways to integrate it into our lives in a meaningful manner. Jabir (Allah be pleased with him) narrated that the Prophet (peace and blessings be […]