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Beliefs and Practices of Islam

How to thank Allah in the best way

By Atif Jung
“There are countless reasons, both apparent and hidden, for our gratitude to Allah. We are utterly, entirely dependent on Allah. Showing gratitude to Allah is an integral part of Faith, Iman…”

Get your knowledge!

By Khalil Moya, USA
“Al Quran and the Sunnah of Prophet Muhammad sws teach the great importance of acquiring knowledge…”

O Beloved Hujjaj

By Sheikh Abdul Hamid Lachporia
“When you remove your designer clothes and put on your Ihram, cast of your attitude, your ego, your arrogance, racism and chauvinism. When you perform the Tawaaf feel part of that ocean of faithful going in waves around the Ka’bah. Consider the majesty of Almighty Allah Most Exalted and realize that you too are part of the infinity of zeroes that is totally dependant on Him. When you pray at the station of Nabee Ibrahim A.S. [Maqami Ibrahim] wonder about his status, impact and influence on world history. ..”

Be just, even if it hurts you!

By Dr Hossam Roushdi
“Having faith and trust in Allah should free ourselves from selfish whims. We should be just in all our dealings with others, trusting Allah to deliver the right outcome…”

Giving and taking equal measure: Justice is crucial

By Dr Hossam Roushdi
“Sura Al Mutafifeen offers a stern warning to those who demand their rights from others, but are unwilling to fulfil the rights of others over them. The Quran repeatedly warns us to be just, to be fair and not to transgress the due balance that Allah has decreed. The corruption we see in political and economic life is directly due to some people being unwilling to be fair and just towards others ….”

Eidul Fitr Khutbah – June 2017

By Dr Hossam Roushdi
“Let us be ever mindful of the many obvious and more subtle dimensions of Worship…. which extends to every big and small act of kindness, generosity, honesty and love that we do, purely out lof love and gratitude to Allah….”

Another khutbah for Eidul Fitr (revised for 2017)

By Arshad Gamiet
“Never ever fool yourself thinking you can’t change things. Don’t ever adopt a defeatist attitude. To despair and give up all hope is a grave sin. Life is a challenge, a test from Allah; and Allah’s help is always near…”

Last 10 days of Ramadan

By Arshad Gamiet
“The time was during the last ten nights of Ramadan in the year 610 and the place was in a cave on Jabal Nur, the Mountain of Light, near Makka. Here Jibreel took Muhammad sws, the son of Abdullah, in a tight embrace, and commanded him to “Read!”

The Night of a Thousand Months

By Sheikh Abdul Hamid Lachporia
“Beloved Ummatal Muslimeen! “Laylatul Qadr” means the Night of Grandeur, Excellence and Honour. Amongst the nights of Ramadan there is this Most Holy Night called “Laylatul Qadr”  a night that is noted for its Glory and great blessings. The Holy Qura’n describes it as being greater in blessedness and spiritual virtue than a thousand months which in turn means that it is greater than 83 years …”