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Paradigms of Leadership

The classical Islamic virtue of Futuwwa (Heroic chivalry) is beautifully illustrated here using fourth Caliph, Ali (RA) as the archetype. Ali was not only a fearless warrior; like his cousin and father-in-law Prophet Muhammad sws, he exemplified nobility, wisdom and humility. This is part of a series of lectures by the Dean of Cambridge Muslim College, Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad (Tim Winter)

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.

The Divine Closeness

By Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad,

Ramadan is a special opportunity to cultivate khushoo’ (humility, modesty, complete self-effacement, a sense of broken-ness in the presence of Allah)…

Prophet Abraham a.s. and the Hajj

By Essam Mahgoub.

Prophet Abraham (Nabi Ibrahim alayhis-salaam) was one of the five Prophets who were most severely tested during their lifetime. We have much to learn from his challenges. In this informative talk, Br Essam Mahgoub explains how the fifth pillar of Islam, the Hajj, is intimately connected with his life and his timeless example.

Football, Glastonbury and the Hajj

By Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad (Tim Winter)
Thousands of medieval pilgrims used to walk ( facing 120 degrees, south east) from the Church of St Benignus to Glastonbury Tor, in search of the Holy Grail. They didn’t realise that they were actually facing the Qibla (120 degrees south-east from the UK), and the real Holy Grail which is the Hajar Al Aswad (Black Stone) on the Kaaba in Makkah. This is just another example of the sacred geometry that Allah uses to point seekers towards the right direction, even though most people are unaware…

Virtues of Dhul-Hijjah

By Shaykh Dr Omar Suleiman
“This is an informative and inspiring series of short talks about the importance of the month of Dhul Hijjah. Highly recommended.”

Five things to do on Lailatul Qadr

By Imam Omar Suleiman

“In the last 10 days of Ramadan, there is a hidden night that is the most consequential night of the year. Don’t miss out on the blessings on offer during this auspicious night. Here are five things you can do to gain the maximum benefit…”

Meeting Muhammad sws

By Omar Suleiman

The Yaqeen Institute has produced an excellent series of short video clips (about 10 minutes each) that give an intimate description of the Prophet of Islam. Imam Omar Suleiman is a gifted speaker who conveys his message with a warm smile and soothing voice. Highly recommended viewing and sharing with the whole family…