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Archive for July, 2011
Brief Ramadan Counsel – Faraz Rabbani

In the Name of Allah, the Benevolent, the Merciful   RAMADAN REMINDERS     1. Focus this Ramadan on reconnecting with Allah, His Book, His Messenger, & His Creation. 2. Feel your neediness to Allah as you fast. 3. Recognize & be thankful for all His Blessings. 4. Make your worship & good deeds expressions of yearning for Allah. […]

Ramadan Program for SeekersHub Toronto (www.SeekersHub.org)

Ramadan Program | SeekersHub   SeekersHub Toronto (www.SeekersHub.org) has a full program of activities for this Ramadan. See their Ramadan Program for details! SeekersHub is a project of SeekersGuidance.   See their Ramadan Program for details

The Ramadan Reader: A Guide to Fasting, Prayer, Qur’an, and Spirituality in the Month of Ramadan

In the Name of Allah, the Benevolent, the Merciful The Ramadan Reader: A Guide to Fasting, Prayer, Qur’an, and Spirituality in the Month of Ramadan Fasting: Complete Guide to Fasting Breaking One’s Fast Due to Weakness Does Watching Pornography While Fasting Break One’s Fast Worship in Ramadan For a Menstruating Woman Overview of the Fidya […]

The Camel’s Gratitude by Imam Afroz Ali

ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE Gratitude: [grat-i-tood, -tyood]–noun; the quality or feeling of being grateful or thankful. Some words, simple as it may sound, are not as simple in reality and (most) dictionaries just don’t suffice. ‘Gratitude’ is such a word. In fact, the subject of this essay is not the English equivalent, but the Arabic word […]

Race To The Top – Imam Zaid Shakir – New Islamic Direction

Race To The Top – Imam Zaid Shakir – New Islamic Direction “The fight against racism is not over; we must redouble our efforts.” As the level of racially-charged exclusionary politics grows throughout the Western world, Muslims will have to contribute to the developing discourse to counter this problem. Doing so will require a plunge […]

Imam Tahir’s 5 Simple Steps to Prepare for Ramadan

Imam Tahir’s 5 Simple Steps to Prepare for Ramadan As salamu ‘alaykum, As Ramadan approaches, it is imperative that we begin thinking about how we can benefit most from the journey ahead of us. Here are five simple ways through which we can prepare for this blessed month: 1) Intention (niyyah): Make the sincere intention […]

Alternative Dispute Resolution: Arbitration & Mediation in non-Muslim Regions – Tabah Foundation

Alternative Dispute Resolution: Arbitration & Mediation in non-Muslim Regions – Tabah Foundation Shari‘ah-based personal dispute resolution for Muslims living in non-Muslim regions. Dispute resolution remains a difficult issue for Muslims living in non-Muslim regions. While Muslims within Muslim regions do usually have access to Shari‘ah-based personal dispute resolution through settlement in court by an appointed […]

Preparing For Ramadan Advice from Habib Umar bin Hafiz

Preparing For Ramadan with Al-Habib Umar bin Hafiz (May Allah Preserve Him) said:[1] “Make sure you end Sha’ban in the best of states, for Allah records the rewards that we will receive and the supererogatory actions that we will perform before Ramadan enters. He also records the bad deeds and the wretchedness of those that […]

Shaykh Hamza Yusuf Interviews Sayyid Muhammad Naquib Al-Attas

Shaykh Hamza Yusuf with Syed Muhammad Naquib Al-Attas Shaykh Hamza Yusuf interviews Professor Sayyid Muhammad Naquib Al-Attas. From the MBC program: Rihla with Hamza Yusuf. Syed Muhammad al Naquib bin Ali bin Abdullah bin Muhsin al Attas (born September 5, 1931) is a prominent contemporary Muslim philosopher and thinker from Malaysia. He is one of […]

Video: Capacity Building for Dealing with Islamophobia

A video presentation by Imam Afroz Ali from the SeekersGuidance webinar on Islamophobia. July 23, 2011.