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Mi’raj Recitation: Cambridge Central Mosque

Miraj recitation with Imam Ali Tos, Imam Sejad Mekić and Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad at the Cambridge Central Mosque on 21 March 2020. A short talk on the Mi’raj was given by Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad.

Isra’ and Mi’raj: The Night Journey

By Shaykh Hamza Yusuf
The miraculous Night Journey from Makka to Jerusalem and the Mi’raj of Prophet Muhammad sws is explained in this video by Shaykh Hamza Yusuf Hanson.

The Correct Response

By Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad
How should we Muslims engage with secular society? Being defensive, aggressive and judgemental doesn’t work. Finding common ground is difficult. How can we share our Islamic perspective with our neighbours, fellow students and work colleagues who have not grown up in a spiritual faith background? Addressing students in the Cambridge Muslim College, Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad offers some useful advice..

Sensationalising what we hear and receive in a Covid-19 era

By Shaykh Suleiman Ravat
In this short, powerful reminder, Maulana Sulaiman questions some illogical responses to the Covid-19 pandemic. “We over-simplified issues that are nuanced, and we over-complicate issues that are simple. Some of us don’t wear masks, We say that we trust Allah. Tawakkul. Really? Then why do we lock our doors at night? Why do we take medicines when we’re unwell? Why don’t we just use of God-given reasoning and good judgement?”

Quran Reminders at Slough mosque

By Essam Mahgoub

Here is a playlist of the weekly Quran Reminders held at the Jamia Mosque and Islamic Centre, Stoke Poges Lane, Slough, Berkshire, UK. Please subscribe to this playlist so that you can receive regular updates by email.

Ashura and Karbala: Differences between Shia and Sunni

By Dr Shabbir Ali
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Yawmul Ashura, the 10th day of Muharram, in the first month of the Muslim calendar, is a very special day for both Sunni and Shi’a communities. Here Dr Shabbir Ali describes the historical background to the events that made this day so important…”

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…

Travelling Home..

By Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad
In his latest book, Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad discusses the awkward relationship between Europe and its Muslim citizens. He suggests a creative response. Instead of taking a defensive attitude, we should trust Allah and work hard to benefit our neighbours and wider society. By understanding that our ‘enemies’ are themselves victims of moral, emotional and spiritual illness, we must become “therapists rather than complainers.” Allah is the “Turner of hearts” (muqallibul quluub) and is quite able to turn our enemies into beloved friends..