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Three Christians and the Prophet of Islam

By Arshad Gamiet
“Remember that whenever believers of one faith treat believers of another faith with kindness and respect, they are also showing a courtesy to God, to Allah…”

Dealing with the errors of scholars and zealous followers

By Abu Aaliyah

“One of the most crucial rules of normative Sunni Islam states: ‘A condition for censuring wrongdoing is that the act being censured must be something whose blameworthiness is not merely known by means of ijtihad. Any matter that involves ijtihad cannot be a cause for censure.’1

It is usually expressed in this maxim: la inkar fi masa’il al-khilaf – ‘There is no censuring in matters of [legitimate] differing.’

Parental Wisdom of Prophet Yacoob

By Nouman Ali Khan
“There are valuable lessons in Sura Yusuf. His father, Yacoob alayis salaam, taught us that sometimes children can be harmed by near family members. We must protect our children. We must nurture them and validate them with encouragement, not criticise and demean them constantly…”

The Story of Adam A.S.

By Dr Muein Shubib
“Prophet Adam, alayhis salaam, was the archetypal human being. He was Allah’s Khalifa, Allah’s Vicegerent or Ambassador on earth. You and I are called upon to follow that noble path of being Allah’s ambassador. In our families, in our neighbourhoods, in our workplaces, sports and social gatherings, we must be the living example of the prophets like Adam A.S. We must be Allah aware at all times…”

The Meaning of the Black Stone

By Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad

(Speaking at Masjidul Quds in Cape Town, South Africa)

Millions of Muslims perform the Hajj and Umrah every year. The “Hajarul Aswad,” or Black Stone that sits in one corner of the Kaaba, is the starting point of the Tawaaf, or circumambulation ritual. This mysterious meteorite has a fascinating story which the Shaykh describes in his eloquent and evocative way.
Watching this video is highly recommended for anyone who desires a deeper understanding of what this amazing black stone represents….

Text khutbahs in Arabic and English

Sheikh Mohamed Ewas has offered this collection of 80 khutbahs, exclusively to Khutbahbank. Each khutbah is available in text from, both in Arabic and English. The topics have been arranged in relevance to the 12 months of the Hijri calendar. This collection will be especially useful to khateebs looking for suitable material for the Friday Jumuah.

May Allah bless Sheikh Mohamed Ewas for this valuable collection. Ameen. – Editors

Choose your friends wisely

By Dr Husni Hammuda
“Whether you like it or not, your choice of friends will influence your character and your reputation. Prophet Muhammad used the analogy of the blacksmith and the perfumery…”

The deeper meaning of Hijra (migration)

By Dr Hossam Roushdi
“The Hijra of Prophet Muhammad was not simply a migration from Makka to Madina. It was a momentous journey from persecution to safety, and it signified even deeper meanings. We all have to undertake a migration outwardly and inwardly, from our present state to something better…”