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Dr. Husni Hammuda

Hajj and the duties of brotherhood/sisterhood

By Dr Husni Hammuda
Hajj is not only about our personal salvation. Hajj is also about being connected, geographically and chronologically, to every other Muslim: past, present and future.

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…” 

Read your Quran with careful reflection – Tadabbur

By Dr Husni Hammuda
“Too often, during Ramadan, we focus on the quantity of our Quran reading. But we mustn’t forget the quality. We should take time, make time to understand and reflect. Remember that when you read the Quran, Allah is addressing YOU! Allah is talking to you directly…”

Ayat: verse, sign and miracle in Al-Qur’an

By Dr Husni Hammuda
“There is a saying in Portuguese, that a man isn’t a man until he has done three thiings: He has become a father, he has planted a tree, and he has authored a book. This reminds me of a Hadith of Prophet Muhammad sws, which says that there are three things that live on after our death: A righteous child that prays for him, an ongoing charity that benefits others, and knowledge that he left behind to guide people to good deeds.”

‘Flu and illness are tests of patience

By Dr Husni Hammuda
“Illness is a form of expiation of sins. Prophet Muhammad reminds us that if we endure the discomfort of ill health in this life with patience, Allah will remove from our burdens in the next life…”

Managing Change Effectively

By Dr Husni Hammuda
“For better or for worse, Allah warns us in His Holy Book that Allah will never change the condition of a people until they start to change what is within themselves…” This is a clear warning that we are all responsible for improving or worsening our situation. Allah only helps those who patiently persevere in seeking His good pleasure…”

Duties we owe to others

By Dr Husni Hammuda
“The Rohinya, for example, are one of the most persecuted people in the world today. We owe them a duty of care. They are our brothers and sisters and we should do whatever we can to help them in their hour of need….”