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Sincerity: Is Our Motive Purely for God, or for Others Too?

By Abu Aaliyah
“‘Sincerity is to single-out the Real [God] as the sole object of devotion. Meaning that one desires by their obedience to draw closer to God, exalted is He, to the exclusion of all else, such as making a show [of one’s piety] for people; seeking their praise; taking pleasure in their compliments; or other such things besides drawing closer to God, exalted is He. It is right to say that sincerity is: Purifying the act from creation having any share in it.’

Isra’ and Mi’raj: The Miraculous Night Journey

by Tariq Ramadan.
“the Prophet and his experience reveal what prayer must in essence be: a reminder of and an elevation toward the Most High, five times a day, in order to detach from oneself from the world, and from illusions…”

The Night Journey (Mi’raj)

  The Night Journey (Mi’raj) In the twelfth year of his mission, the Prophet made his night journey from Mecca to Jerusalem, …

An Imam, a Pastor and a Rabbi prove that Love is greater than Hate

Pastor Steve Stone and Rabbi Micah Greenstein attended Jumuah prayers led by Shaykh Yasir Qadhi in Memphis, USA. This video captures a deeply emotional and moving commitment by Jewish and Christian leaders as they offer their love and support to grieving Muslims. Please share this video widely.

Infographic: The Case for Allah’s Existence

The Yaqeen Institute has published this Infographic to illustrate two major paths leading to belief in God. Both intuitive (via the spiritual heart) and rational (via the brain or intellect) must lead us to the only possible conclusion. God exists. We instinctively know this to be true, and the extraordinary balance of the natural world confirms this. 

Why this Muslim scholar is followed by millions

By Adamslist
“There is no quick fix for Islamophobia. We need to continuously and consistently promote the goodness, the tolerance, harmony and positive messages of Islam to prove that those minorities who are perpetrating crimes in the name of Islam are actually not following the true teachings of Islam.”

How to be a mindful Muslim

By The Yaqeen Institute.
“Muraqabah is more than just a state of Secular mindfulness. Muraqabah also includes the awareness of Allah (taqwa). It requires daily rigorous training to ensure that quiet contemplation cultivates constant Allah awareness.

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.’