Prophet Abraham a.s. and the Hajj

By Essam Mahgoub.

Prophet Abraham (Nabi Ibrahim alayhis-salaam) was one of the five Prophets who were most severely tested during their lifetime. We have much to learn from his challenges. In this informative talk, Br Essam Mahgoub explains how the fifth pillar of Islam, the Hajj, is intimately connected with his life and his timeless example.

Football, Glastonbury and the Hajj

By Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad (Tim Winter)
Thousands of medieval pilgrims used to walk ( facing 120 degrees, south east) from the Church of St Benignus to Glastonbury Tor, in search of the Holy Grail. They didn’t realise that they were actually facing the Qibla (120 degrees south-east from the UK), and the real Holy Grail which is the Hajar Al Aswad (Black Stone) on the Kaaba in Makkah. This is just another example of the sacred geometry that Allah uses to point seekers towards the right direction, even though most people are unaware…

Virtues of Dhul-Hijjah

By Shaykh Dr Omar Suleiman
“This is an informative and inspiring series of short talks about the importance of the month of Dhul Hijjah. Highly recommended.”

The Key to Contentment

By Sheikh Hassan Elwan
“Everyone desires happiness that lasts, but we make it conditional on the people and the circumstances around us. We blame others for our unhappiness. Sheikh Hassan Elwan shows us how to find lasting inner peace that remains unshaken regardless of the ups and downs of life. Please share this khutbah with your loved ones.”

Fake news and truth seekers

By Arshad Gamiet
“The battle between truth and falsehood, between good and evil is as old as humanity itself. This battle will continue until the end of time. We are caught up in the middle of the storm. We have to navigate our way to safety, and we have to teach our children and grandchildren how to do likewise….”

How to reflect deeply on the Quran

“The Qur’an is the “rope of Allah”;1 whoever grabs onto it will be saved, and whoever loosens his grip will be destroyed. The Qur’an is also the “spirit He revealed.”2 Allah created our bodies from the earth and decreed that their nourishment would come from the earth. Similarly, He created our spirits from a higher world and decreed that they require nourishment from this higher realm…”

The noble character of Prophet Muhammad sws

From Hadith of the Day
“The Messenger of God ﷺ was the most open handed [in giving], the bravest of people in hearts, the most truthful of people in speech, and the most loyal of people in protection. He was the gentlest of people and kindest of them in companionship. Whoever saw him unexpectedly was awestruck by him. Whoever interacted with him loved him.”