Early history of Quraan and the Companions II
What happened after the leaders of Quraish caught one another secretly listening to the Quraan recitation of the Prophet Muhammad (s) near his house several times? They called for an urgent meeting so they can find a solution
to this book... the book of Allah (swt) that has entered their ...
Early history of Quraan and the Companions I
Praise is due to Allah Who has chosen us to be the nation of the Quraan.
Praise is due to Allah Who has revealed to us a book that we can reflect upon its verses and work according to it
Praise is due to Allah Who chose the heart of the Prophet Muhammad (s) to receive the Quraan and Who has m...
Praise is due to Allah (swt) who made the Noble Quraan the last of the books that were revealed so it can be a completer and a seal for the previous scriptures.
Praise is due to Allah (swt) who has protected this book from fabrication. He (swt) said:
“Indeed, it is We who sent down the Qu...
Virtues of Muharram and Aashuraa
Praise is due to Allah (swt) who continues to bring the seasons of blessings upon his slaves to reward them and increase them in blessings from His grace. The season of Hajj (pilgrimage), then the
season of the historical Islamic emigration, then the day of Aashooraa’, the day of victory agai...
Hijrah (emigration) and the Islamic New Year
Praise is due to Allah (swt) who has promised us the inheritance of the earth. He (swt) says:
“Indeed, the earth belongs to Allah . He causes to inherit it whom He wills of His servants”. Allah
has also promised his righteous servants the inheritance of the Earth.
Praise is due to Allah (sw...
Hajj and the first 10 days of ThulHijjah
Today, we will remember the obligation of Hajj and the first 10 days of ThulHijjah. There are but a few days until we enter that period. Allah (swt) says
“and remind them of the days of Allah”.
Allah, the Most High, mentioned in His book:
“By the dawn.
And [by] ten nights”. They are, by All...
Prophet Ibrahim (a.s.)
Ibrahim (a.s.) the Prophet of Allah is from the people of Iraq; so is the Prophet Yunus (a.s.). It is the land of knowledge and blessing and the Caliphate of Islam in Baghdad. The enemies of Islam wanted to destroy it, but
the Ummah must stand up with it in front of its enemies so it re...
Hajj of Pre-Islamic Arabs
As for what follows,
Know that the obligation of Hajj is an old, divine decree that was known well before Islam. It was prescribed upon people because, as you know, the Kaabah is “the first house put for people”. The Quraan clarifies that hajj
was prescribed before Islam as it says the sam...
The Character of the Believer
As for what follows:
Allah (swt) says: “O you who have believed, be pious to Allah and be with those who are true”
In this verse, we see that Faith in Allah yields strong character without a doubt; and that the destruction
of good Character can be traced to weakness in faith ...
Amanah (Fulfilling the Trust)
All Praise is due to Allah (swt) who has commanded us to fulfill Trusts to whom they are due. Praise is to Allah (swt) who called upon His slaves that
“do not betray knowingly your Amanat (things entrusted to you, and all the duties which Allah has ordained for you”. Praise is due to Allah w...
Virtue of Hajj and Hastening to Perform it
Praise is due to Allah who has made available for us a way to forgive our wrong deeds and start again with a white sheet with no sins or mistakes.
Praise is due to Allah who has chosen from among his slaves a group that he honored by visiting His House. He chose them while they were in their mot...
Virtue of Generosity
All Praise is due to Allah, who has praised the people of generosity and made them from among the most beloved to Him. Praise is due to Allah, who has made prophet Ibrahim his close friend due to his generosity. Praise is due
to Allah, whom when a man comes to him on the day of judgment with n...
Praise is due to Allah (swt) who has made a right due upon everything.
Allah has a right upon us, and his messenger (s) has a right upon us; our bodies have a right and our families have a right upon us.
Praise is due to Allah who created all creatures; they greet each other; and He elevated ...
Victories in the Month of Ramadan
Praise be to Allah who made the Month of Ramadan a month of ____ _____; and He (swt) sent the Angels with his Believing slaves.
Praise be to Allah who has given power and dominance to those who cling to Allah as He says: “Allah has decreed: "Verily, it is I and My Messengers who shall be the v...
Virtues of Ramadan
All praise is due to Allah the One Who descended the Quran in the month of Ramadan to honor it, to glorify it, and to attribute nobility to it.
All praise it due to Allah the One who made the best night on the earth from the day it was created, in the month of Ramadan
All praise is due t...
How to prepare for Ramadan
All praise is to Allah who did not decree anything except that it has a great underlying wisdom. We may know this wisdom, or we may never be guided to it. We may know some of it and be ignorant of some.
Allah (Swt) has mentioned the wisdom behind fasting and He made it obligatory upon us as ...
The Qiblah (Direction of Prayer)
This is the month in which the Qiblah (direction of prayers for Muslims) was changed. Therefore, we must live
through that change in directions that is a condition for Salah. No Salah is accepted except when offered in the
right Qiblah; the same way all the prophets faced thei...
The Month of Sha'baan
As for what follows:
The month of Rajab has passed and we have entered into the month of Sha’ban. And it will be no more than a few days till we begin the month of Ramadan. So, who of us has prepared for it? Who has achieved victory through his
or her acts of obedience? And who among us h...
Slaves of the Most Compassionate III
Peace is the blessed greeting that Allah (swt) legislated upon his slaves from the day that Allah (swt) Created Adam and called upon him and told him to go to a group of angels and say to them “Asalamu
Alikum” and see how they respond to you, because this is your greeting and the greeting...
Slaves of the Most Compassionate II
Praise be to Allah who reserved the night for his righteous slaves as they stand between his hands and he cloaks them with his Light and elevate them.
Praise is to Allah who called upon his messenger saying:
“And in some parts of the night (also) offer the Salat (prayer) with it (i.e. recite ...
Slaves of the Most Compassionate I
Allah (Swt) says regarding the slaves of the Most Compassionate “the (faithful) slaves of the Most Compassionate (Allah) are those who walk on the earth in humility and sedateness, and when
the foolish address them (with bad words) they reply back with mild words of gentleness.” We know...
Advices of Wise Luqman VIII
Today, we will continue our discussion of the advices of Luqman, the wise, as he gave his son a few priceless pieces of advice. Luqman said to his son:
“And lower your voice…” Do not raise it unnecessarily as that would be annoying and it may afflict harm on some people. And remembe...
Remembering the Prophet (s)
As we are in the month of Rabee’ Al-Awwal, people ask, what is the proper way to remember the birth of the Prophet Muhammda (s)?
We say to them: “you should remind people of his Sunnah and follow his guidance and imitate his character (s).” Indeed, even rocks and trees have praised the Prophe...
Honor vs. Arrogance
Dear believing brothers and sisters, oh you who came to the house of Allah on the best of Allah’s days in which there is “The Hour of Answer;”
As you heard in the last khutbah, we will, with the will of Allah, discuss Muslims’ Honor in Islam so we can differentiate between Honor and Arroga...
Today’s advice is from Luqman to his son and to all Muslims.
When Allah mentioned this advice of Luqman in the Qur’an,
it becomes directed to all who read it…
and so it is directed to All Muslims so they can follow in its footsteps.
So what is the advice:
Allah (swt) says i...
Advices of Wise Luqman VII
Today’s advice is from Luqman to his son and to all Muslims. When Allah mentioned this advice of Luqman in the Qur’an, it becomes directed to all who read it… and so it is directed to All Muslims so they can follow in its footsteps.
So what is the advice:
Allah (swt) says in the Qur’an ...
Advices of Wise Luqman VI
Here we are today, after the month of Hajj and the sacred month of Muharram. We come back to the advices of Luqman. The advice of today is “and bear with patience whatever befalls you. Verily, these are some of the important commandments (ordered by Allah
with no exemption)”
So, what is Sa...