A collection of resources – Commemorating The Battle of Badr

Today is 17 Ramadan, the date of the Battle of Badr.  Here are some useful resources on the importance of the date: Habib Umar on Badr  Badr and the Power of Faith – Shaykh Ibrahim Osi-Efa  Dua Nasri: Audio and Text Removal of stress via mention of people of Badr Miracles of Badr – Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad  […]

Consciousness Beyond Mindfulness – Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad

Click here to listen to the audio ‘O you who have believed, fear Allah. And let every soul look to what it has put forth for tomorrow…’  (Surah al-Hashr, Verse 18) In this audio, Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad talks about the importance of attentiveness and self-awareness. He also describes the journey to full consciousness through […]

Special Release: Building Institutions of Hope – Imam Afroz Ali – UK Tour, 2013

The Cambridge Muslim Project is a tremendous project under the leadership of Shaykh Abdul Hakim Murad, setting a standard for Muslim communities of how spaces of hope or safe spaces should look like. Imam Afroz Ali talks about three points which we need to keep in mind for building safe spaces. First is the need […]

The Role of the Sunnah & Religion in the Modern World – Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad (Cambridge Muslim College)

“You have indeed in the Messenger of Allah an excellent example for him who hopes in Allah and the Last Day, and who remembers Allah much” (Surah Ahzab 33:21) Excellent of Examples: Our beloved Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him) was sent to mankind as an “excellent example” for us all to follow. Undoubtedly emulating […]

Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad’s Commentary on Difficult ‘Contentions’ – Muslimology blog

Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad’s Commentary on Difficult ‘Contentions – Muslimology blog To familiarize yourself with this great work of contemporary Islamic scholarship: Abdal Hakim Murad’s ‘Contentions‘ An Introduction to the ‘Contentions‘ — While working on my commentary of Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad’s Contentions, I corresponded with the noble shaykh and he shared some of his own […]

Video: The Khilafa of Umar – Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad – Quilliam Press

Video: The Khilafa of Umar – Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad – Quilliam Press The Khilafa of Umar – excerpt from Bismillah on Vimeo. Click here to watch whole video Umar ibn al-Khattab, known as al-Faruq, ‘the Discerner’, was the second of the four Rightly-Guided Caliphs. One of the greatest rulers in world history, he laid […]

Video: The Khilafa of Abu Bakr -A Time of Challenge – Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad – Quilliam Press

Video: The Khilafa of Abu Bakr – Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad – Quilliam Press The Khilafa of Abu Bakr – excerpt from Bismillah on Vimeo. Click here to watch whole video. A far-sighted and deeply religious man, Abu Bakr al-Siddiq was the first adult free convert to Islam, and became a major narrator of Hadith […]

The Orphan – Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad – Cambridge Khutbahs Etc.

The Orphan – Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad – Cambridge Khutbahs Etc. Friday sermon (jum’ah khutba) – Sheikh Abdal Hakim Murad – Cambridge – 17th February 2012 – 26mins 44secs Seest thou one who denies the Judgement (to come)? Then such is the (man) who repulses the orphan (with harshness), And encourages not the feeding of […]

Reflecting on Hadiths of Justice and Mercy – Muslimology blog

Reflecting on Hadiths of Justice and Mercy – Muslimology blog The following is something I wrote about a year back while reflecting on Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad “Forgiveness and Justice: meditations on some hadiths“ Forgiveness and Rahmah is the best argument against people who think justice means, just-us. There’s a connectedness there in all our […]