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Dr. Hossam Roushdi

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….”

Ayatul Birr: The Verse of Right Conduct

By Dr Hossam Roushdi
“In one amazing verse, the Holy Quran sets out what it means to be a truly upright human being. Ayatul Birr describes what true “taqwa” or complete Allah-awareness is…”

Avoid Fitnah; build brotherly bonds

By Dr Hossam Roushdi
“Sura Al Hujuraat sets out important rules for good relations between the Believing Muslims. We should not be suspicious of one another, we should not spy on one another or backbite one another….”

Who are the truly successful ones?

By Dr Hossam Roushdi
“Real success isn’t what most people think it is. Looking through the eyes of the Quran, with spiritual insight, we find that those nearest to Allah are the truly successful ones…”

Don’t let Shaitaan divide us

By Dr Hossam Roushdi
“Sadaqah karaamah is the highest form of Charity in Islam. That’s when someone has harmed you, and you have the right to retaliate, but out of love for Allah, you choose to forgive and forbear…”

Yaqeen: Certainty in Allah

By Dr Hossam Roushdi
“As believers, we have to cultivate a high level of certainty of faith… do not let your love of family, love of wealth, love of your home or your people be greater than your love for Allah and His messenger. If that happens, you will be in trouble, big trouble…”

Why is the Muslim World so weak?

By Dr Hossam Roushdi
“The Quran makes a clear distinction between Muslims and Believers. Those who have complete faith and trust in Allah are true Believers. They have progressed from merely declaring their faith and observing the basic 5 pillars. The Believers have moved on to a higher level…..