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Prophets of Allah

Eidul Fitr Khutbah 2024

By Basharat Ali

We live in a strange world indeed. Eid greetings from Joe Biden and Rishi Sunak while they supply weapons for the slaughter of thousands of women and children? Non-Muslim activists being criminalised and arrested for protesting against the killing while so many Muslim leaders remain silent and turn the other way?

Isra and Mi’raj: The Mystical Night Journey and Ascension through the heavens

By Arshad Gamiet
“Before the Mi’raj occurred, Muslims had no idea as to how and when they should pray. Now we not only know how and when, but also the ‘why’ part. Why do we pray? Why 5 times a day? Why not just once? … When we Muslims pray, we enjoy a very special relationship with Allah. While other faiths have intermediaries, Muslims have no priest, no Rabbi, no Archbishop or even a Pope to stand between us and Allah. We worship Allah directly and Allah answers us directly. Allah says “I listen to the prayer of everyone who calls me. Let them also then, listen to My call, so that they may walk on the straight way.”

How to avoid hypocrisy

By Ahmed Baghdadi

This khutbah traces the history of hypocrisy amongst the followers of the Prophets, and shows us clearly how to avoid incurring Allah’s anger. A few small steps daily will help us cultivate healthy habits to refine our character and bring us closer to Allah…

The Chosen People

By Ustadh Abdul Basith Awan

Some Muslims suffer from an inferiority complex, so they uncritically adopt the western liberal culture. Actually, Islam is far superior, but they don’t realise it. We must fully appreciate our Islamic values so that we can become personal examples those who are spiritually lost

Self-preparation: Gaza reflection

By Omar Medani

What can we do in the face of such a calamity that is unfolding in Gaza? This khutbah offers some useful suggestions. We should learn from our history. Do the best you can, within the law, to fight the “information jihad” and to speak the truth in the face of so much distortion and misinformation.

Youth killings, culture, credibility and the Quran

By Basharat Ali

Gangs thrive on pride, status and arrogance, aspects of the lower Self (Nafs), They destroy our social fabric, whether as local drug gangs or as corrupt politicians funded by lobby groups. 14 centuries ago Islam transformed the warring gangs of Arabia to become leaders of a world civilisation. And, in our time, Islam transformed a low-life gangster called Malcom X into an exemplary Muslim, Malik El-Shabazz, who has so far brought more than a million lost souls to Islam…