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Lailatul Qadr: The Night of Power

By Arshad Gamiet
“Let us spend our Night of Power, in Dhikrullah, remembering Alláh, swt, and offering thanks to Him, for his countless blessings that we enjoy each moment of our lives. Let us passionately seek Alláh’s help, Glorified and Exalted is He, to lift the burden of injustice and oppression from so many Muslim communities around the world….”

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…

The Gift of Mi’raj

By Arshad Gamiet
“This momentous event occurred more than 14 centuries ago. Then, as now, it aroused the sceptics and cynics to dismiss it as a fantasy, as a delusion. How can someone travel hundreds of miles in one night, and then claim to have travelled through the heavens to the throne of God?”

Illness, death and bereavement

By Arshad Gamiet

“As Covid-19 and its later mutations sweep across the world, there is hardly anyone who hasn’t been affected by its devastating consequences. If the virus has until now not reached you and your family, you are indeed fortunate. But you probably know someone or know of someone who became ill or died from it. There are so many tragic stories of loss and bereavement every day.
How should a Muslim deal with severe illness and death of a loved one? What good advice is needed by those left behind, before, during and after tragic loss of life?”

Allah is the best of Planners

By Arshad Gamiet
“Donald Trump has gone, but his toxic legacy remains. The suspicion,  the fear and hatred of Islam has emboldened other leaders from China, India and Europe. But Allah’s religion will never be defeated. Despite their plotting and planning, Islam will survive and spread. That is Allah’s promise.”

The 10 Best Days of the Year

By Dr Yasir Qadhi

Dr Yasir Qadhi explains why the first 10 days of Dhul Hijja are more blessed than any other days of the year. These are the days when we should increase in all our good deeds. Remembering Allah (Dhikr), fasting and acts of charity to alleviate suffering are especially  recommended at this time…

A short khutbah on the Hajj 2020

By Arshad Gamiet
“The Covid-19 pandemic has rendered the Hajj for 2020 impossible for millions around the world. This will be the smallest number of Hujaaj in living memory. Let us pray that Allah will allow a universal cure to that will save lives and make it safe for Hajj next year, insha-Allah. Say, “Ameen!”

Prophet Abraham and his family: Archetypal Monotheists

By Arshad Gamiet
“…Love Allah more than anyone or anything else, be willing to sacrifice anything in Allah’s cause, and strive your whole life to be a primordially upright person. Try to be a loyal friend, a loving wife or husband, an exemplary parent, a loving son or daughter, a helpful neighbour and a good, law abiding citizen…”