For the love of the Prophet sws

By Shaykh Jibril Alao
Allah’s Chosen One, our beloved Prophet Muhammad sws had a radiant beauty that shone inwardly and outwardly. Anyone who saw him would be awestruck by his presence. We must do our best to copy his immaculate behaviour, so that we can bring something of his luminous character to our troubled times…

Muslim tradition has outlasted slavery and Apartheid

By Dr Hisham A. Hellyer
“Cape Town was home to one such community. It’s perhaps ironic that such a beautiful exhibition of culture came about in a community that had been befallen by slavery, exploitation and apartheid before finally witnessing the beginning of democracy in 1995, with the election of the onetime resistance leader Nelson Mandela as president..”

Jumaa Khutbah at the Jurgens Centre

By Sheikh Omar Abdur Rahman, UK
“This khutbah explains the crucial importance we must give to our innermost state: Our hearts. Not the physical heart that pumps blood through the body, but the spiritual heart, the Qalb, which is the locus of our personality. it is the seat of our emotions and desires. It must be kept sound and pure at all times…”

Fitrah: Primordial human nature

By Rabbi Allen Maller
“The concept that every child is born with a natural belief in God is called in Arabic: ”Fitra”. Thus religion is part of human nature (fitra). As Prophet Muhammad taught, “ “No babe is born but upon Fitra. It is his parents who make him a Jew or a Christian or a Polytheist.””

The meaning of Purity

By Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad
“The Prophet ﷺ said “Purity is half of faith, and the praise of Allah fills the scale. Glorification and praise fill up what is between the heavens and the earth. Prayer is a light, charity is proof, and patience is illumination. The Quran is a proof for you or against you. All people go out early in the morning and sell themselves, either setting themselves free or ruining themselves.”
In this Friday Sermon, Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad elucidates the meaning of purity in all its forms – from the purity of words and actions to the purity of our body as well as our inward & outward states.