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Building Good Character

The Virtues of Dhikr

Jumaa Khutbah Title: The Virtues of Dhikr (The virtues of the frequent mention of Allah and his messenger). By:  Ibrahim Al-Tamimy Location: The …

A short khutbah on the Hajj

By Arshad Gamiet
“Hajj is an outward journey tracing the spiritual history of Islam. It is also the inward journey each and every one of us must undertake, to find our own centre, in the Kaaba of our heart. What desires, what emotions and passions are still circling, making tawaaf around our spiritual heart? Thespiritual heart, the qalb is the locus of our personality. This is our real driving force. Let’s make sure that it is surrounded by loving thoughts of Remembrance of our most Beloved, Allah…”

Improving your Salaah: The Checklist

By Dr Hossam Roushdi

Many of us make careless mistakes when doing our prayers. Here is a checklist to ensure that we are doing our prayers in a way that is acceptable to Allah. ..

Continue your good deeds after Ramadan

By Dr Moin Shubib

Too often we Muslims neglect the good things we did during Ramadan. We slip back into old bad habits. We think that out best behaviour can wait till next Ramadan, but how can we be sure that we will live that long?

Remembering Death

By Zaheer Yaqoob
“Jannah doesn’t come easy. We have to struggle with heart and soul to know Allah and to seek Allah’s good pleasure. This is a lifelong struggle..”

Good manners: the core of a Muslim’s character

By Dr Husni Hammuda

“As memories of Ramadan recede, we must hang on to the lessons learned. All the fasting, prayers and charitable giving should have improved our Adab and Akhlaaq, the good manners we owe towards others. As Prophet Muhammad declared: “I have only been sent  to perfect good manners…”