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Inspirational Khutbahs, Page 2

Eidul Fitr 2024 khutbah by Arshad Gamiet

By Arshad Gamiet

Islam is not a spectator sport. It’s not good enough for us to sit around, like couch potatoes in front of our giant TV screens, complaining and criticising without lifting a finger to improve the situation. Some of us think that we’re helpless, that the problems out there are too big and too complex. We sit there and we blame others and we complain. But there is so much that we can do to make a difference…

These are not ordinary words

By Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad

One of the amazing miracles of the Qur’an is that it speaks to us directly, both collectively and individually. How often have we not opened a page at random, and read a verse that seems to be specially addressed to us, to guide us through a problem that we are having at that moment?

Text khutbah for Eidul Fitr 2024

By Arshad Gamiet
“In the midst of our Eid celebrations, let us also not forget how differently Eid is being celebrated right now in Gaza, in Iraq, in Syria, Yemen, In Kashmir, India and among the Rohinya Muslims in  Myanmar (Burma), the Uighurs in China and other places of conflict around the world. Allah has given us the blessing of safety and security over here. We sometimes forget how lucky we are….(To read further, please click on the picture above)”

Making the most of the last 10 days of Ramadan

By Ustadh Abdul Basith Awan

How can we benefit most from The Night of Power, Lailatul Qadr? The Quran tells us that worship and good deeds during this night is worth more than 1,000 months, that’s 83 years, a whole lifetime! We know that this Night is one of the last 10 nights of Ramadan. If we are to spread our best deeds, our charity, our prayers and Dhikr (loving Remembrance of Allah’s 99 Beautiful Names) over these last 10 nights, we are sure hit the target and maximise the benefit of our worship…

Last 10 days of Ramadan

By Arshad Gamiet
“The time was during the last ten nights of Ramadan in the year 610 and the place was in a cave on Jabal Nur, the Mountain of Light, near Makka. Here Jibreel took Muhammad sws, the son of Abdullah, in a tight embrace, and commanded him to “Read!”

Ramaḍān, Qur’ān and purification of the heart

by Basharat Ali

“The heart should be content with whatever the Master throws at it. True faith, Iman, is about accepting all the challenges of life as gifts from Allah. Suffering is a gift. It is an opportunity to show a beautiful patience and resilience, a Sabr Jameel. with dignity and the certainty that we will inherit Allah’s eternal reward.

Welcoming Ramadan

By Arshad Gamiet
“Many of us think that Ramadan is a time to ‘go slow’ and to avoid exerting ourselves. Some of us would want to sleep all day until iftar. This is completely wrong. Ramadan is not a time for hibernation. That’s for the polar bears and grizzly bears in the cold north American winter. It’s not for wide-awake, Allah-aware Muslims!” Read more…

A Tale of Two Centuries…The Ist Century Hijri & The Century for Muslims since 1924

By Basharat Ali

Compare these two centuries of Muslim history, separated by 1,200 years. The first, glorious century that saw Islam spread from Arabia to Spain and the borders of China. Allah’s religion, the purest Monotheism became the most powerful nation on earth. Now look at the last 100 years since the fall of the Ottoman Empire….