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Beliefs and Practices of Islam, Page 2

Love for the Prophet Muhammad sws

By Ibrahim Al Tamimy
“If you think of all the noblest human qualities: kindness, mercy, generosity, wisdom, forbearance for others’ weakness, loving support to women and children, absolute honesty, sincerity and loyalty. All these qualities were shown in their most perfect form in the life example of Prophet Muhammad sws…”

Establishing trust in Allah

By Dr Zubair Chaudhry
What is Tawakkul/Trust in Allah? Why should we trust Allah? What are the benefits of trusting in Allah? In this series of talks, Dr Zubair Chaudhry explains by referring to the Quran and the Prophetic Traditions (Hadith)…

Hardship in this life avoids worse in the next life

By Dr Muein Shubib
“Dr Muein Shubib reassures us that the pain and hardship we have to endure from time to time, serves a good purpose. Islam teaches that any suffering in this life that we endure with patience and trust in Allah, will be rewarded by expiation of our sins in the life to come…”

Tafseer of Sura Al-Asr

By Dr Husni Hammuda

Sura Al Asr is one of the shortest chapters in the Holy Quran, yet it encapsulates everything that a true Believer should strive to be. In just three short verses, it emphatically proclaims that all humanity is in a state of loss, except for those who have Faith, who continuously do good deeds, and who support one another in observing Truth and patient perseverance ..

Beware of the company you keep…

By Ibrahim Al Tamimi
“People are judged by the company they keep. If you always seek the company of bad people, soon you’ll become like them. Be selective. Seek the friendship of good people, people who will remind you of Allah, the Prophets and their noble Companions, and soon you’ll become a better person.,,,”

Welcome to all the students

By Arshad Gamiet
“…if you take all the scientific theories and lay them side by side with the Quranic view of Creation. You will not find a simpler, more logical and rational explanation…”

Always be sincere to Allah

By Zaheer Yaqoob
“Our human weakness: pride, vanity, egotism, prevents us from cultivating a strong personal bond with Allah. We have to constantly examine our own hearts, our intentions, with absolute sincerity. Are our good deeds driven purely out of love and gratitude to Allah, or are we trying to make a good impression on people? Do we enjoy the praise and the high esteem in which we are held? Are we easily offended by criticism? 

“Alhamdulillah” means that all praise and thanks is due to Allah, not only some of it. We are simply the tools through which Allah fashions his good work…”