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Dr. Hossam Roushdi

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…..

Perfecting our Salaah

By Dr Hossam Roushdi
“Presence of the heart and mind, as well as our physlical presence, is vital during Salaah. Our prayers will have little value if our minds and our hearts are elsewhere…”

How to deal with anger and bad manners

By Dr Hossam Roushdi
“When someone insults you or provokes you, keep calm. Don’t retaliate. Be forbearing and generous .Allah will love you for it. Return hate with a loving and Trust Allah and your enemy may become your loving friend……

Sincere repentance purifies the heart

By Dr Hossam Roushdi “Isn’t Allah wonderful? Isn’t Allah generous? Whenever we stop our sinful behaviour and seek sincere repentance, Allah converts our bad deeds into good ones, so that we earn even bigger rewards…”

Understanding the Madh-habs (Schools of thought in Islamic law)

By Dr Hossam Roushdi
“The great scholars who founded the 4 major schools of Islamic Jurisprudence showed exemplary respect and deference towards each other. They weren’t arrogant or dogmatic. They taught us the classic rule of respectful disagreement: “I think I’m right, but I may be wrong. I think you’re wrong, but you may be right…” This way we can weigh up arguments without losing face and without humiliating each other…