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Knowing Allah, Page 2

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.

Allah Himself bears witness to His Oneness

By Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad
“The only unforgivable sin is Shirk: to associate partners with Allah, in other words, to compromise Allah’s Divine Unity.
This thought-provoking khutbah describes the the importance of true scholarship: having a comprehensive vision of the whole, rather than merely hyper-specializing in a fragmented view of the world…”

Eidul Adha khutbah

By Arshad Gamiet
“With so many Muslims enduring unspeakable hardship in so many places today, the blessings, the barakah, and the spiritual lessons of Hajj are desperately needed by all. Just like Nabi Ibraheem, let us willingly sacrifice our time, money and material possessions that we love so much, to serve Allah. This is the true meaning of Prophet Abraham’s prayer:

“Innas salatee wa nusukee wa mahyaya wama maatee lil Laahi rabbil aalameen”

“Surely, my prayer, my sacrifice, my life and my death is for Allah, the Lord of all the Worlds”

The Virtues of Dhikr

Jumaa Khutbah Title: The Virtues of Dhikr (The virtues of the frequent mention of Allah and his messenger). By:  Ibrahim Al-Tamimy Location: The …

Improving your Salaah: The Checklist

By Dr Hossam Roushdi

Many of us make careless mistakes when doing our prayers. Here is a checklist to ensure that we are doing our prayers in a way that is acceptable to Allah. ..

Remembering Death

By Zaheer Yaqoob
“Jannah doesn’t come easy. We have to struggle with heart and soul to know Allah and to seek Allah’s good pleasure. This is a lifelong struggle..”

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…”