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Brothers and sisters, some of us may have come here to study or to advance our professions and to increase our personal wealth; others may have come to find a refuge from political violence and oppression. These are perfectly good reasons for migration. But remember that he best migration, the real Hijra for us is to undertake the journey from what we are now to what Allah wants us to become…

Beware of Shayṭān!

by Shahid Farooqi
Shayṭān is a subtle operator, setting traps for the unwary. This khutbah uses references from the Quran to warn of Shayṭān’s tricks. If we take note of these warnings and act on them, we will insha-Allah earn Allah’s good pleasure.

Eidul Adha khutbah in Egham, UK

By Essam Mahgoub

Be sincere. Do as you say and say as you do. Let there be no contradiction between your words and your actions. Be rational and logical, but Allah’s explicit commands come first. Whatever Allah has forbidden (harām) overrules any rational or logical debates. Allah always knows best, and we may only discover that Divine wisdom in the fulness of time…

How to know Allah intellectually

By Omar Medani
Those of us who live amongst people of diverse belief systems must find a way of explaining Islam that makes sense to others. We cannot rely on faith alone, as important as it is. We must also engage intellectually, and the Quran provides many rhetorical questions and answers to help us present a convincing argument.

The importance and value of Hajj

By Nouman Ali Khan 

Deeper and richer layers of meaning lay behind the Fifth Pillar of our faith. In this engaging and illuminating talk, we revisit the life and struggles on Nabi Ibrahim, Alahis Salaam. This video is essential viewing for those who have yet to go on Hajj, as well as for those who have already done so.

We learn from stories

By Arshad Gamiet

Everyone loves a good story. Human beings are natural story seekers and story tellers. Allah swt uses His Noble Book to teach us through stories. The stories in the Qur’ān are not just there for amusement. They are moral stories that teach us right conduct, and there are so many lessons that we can learn from them. 

Physics and proof of Isra’ wal Mi’raj

By Faraz Khan

In this khutbah, Faraz Khan explains how the Miraculous Night Journey and Ascent to Heaven (Isra’ wal Mi’raj) can be understood in terms of modern physics.

Hypocrisy – part 2

By Atif Jung

Hypocrisy is a major sin in Islam. Hypocrites are worse than enemies. They pretend to be what they are not. But they only make things worse for themselves. Allah has promised the hypocrites that they will be placed in the hottest part of the Fire…