False Spirituality – from Reliance of the Traveller

“Others claim to have attained to gnosis and contemplative knowledge of the Divine, to have passed through spiritual stations and states, and to have reached nearness to Allah, while they know nothing of any of this except the words. You might see one of them reiterating these terms, thinking it above the combined learning of […]

Make Dua for Shaykh Walead Basyouni’s Son, Yusuf (4, diagnosed with leukemia)

Our Son Yousuf – An Urgent Call For Your Du’aa at Suhaib Webb Shaykh Suhaib Webb makes a passionate call for us to make dua for the four year-old Yusuf, son of Shaykh Waleed Basyouni of AlMaghrib Institute, who has been diagnosed with leukemia. Raise your hands and make dua for li’l Yusuf, and for […]

A Sincere Person Changes 40 Times a Day – Imam Junayd’s Words Explained by Imam Nawawi

Imam Nawawi (Allah have mercy on him) said in his Majmu` Sharh al-Muhadhdhab: “Abul Qasim al-Junayd (Allah have mercy on him) said, “A sincere person changes forty times a day, while the hypocritical show-off stays as he is forty years.” The meaning of this is that the sincere person moves with what is right, wherever […]

Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad – Hypocrisy and Sincerity – A Talk

cambridge khutbas etc.: Hypocrisy & Sincerity In this sermon, the sheikh relates a hadith of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) about the qualities that indicate hypocrisy (nifaq) in someone’s heart: telling lies, breaking promises, distorting the truth in an argument and breaking one’s pledge. He highlights the seriousness of these faults because […]

Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad – Religious Freedom & the Sunna – cambridge khutbas etc.

cambridge khutbas etc.: Religious Freedom & the Sunna In this talk, the sheikh discusses the role in the modern world of following the sunna (‘example’, ‘practice’) of the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him). He begins by analysing the fragmentation of the modern world, in which different aspects of human existence and even […]

Reason as Balance – Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad – and other excellent articles…

Cambridge Muslim College :: Resources :: CMC Papers Reason As Balance: the evolution of ‘aql CMC Papers No.3 by Timothy Winter [Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad] Read Online, Download or Print The Aims of Education CMC Papers No.2 by Syed Ali Ashraf Read Online, Download or Print Some Reflections on Principles of Islamic Education within a […]

Mufti Taqi Usmani – On Using Time Appropriately

ASHRAFIYA » Blog Archive » Using Time appropriately This is advice Mufti Taqi Usmani gave someone seeking counsel: The Shaykh told him: “Recognize the importance of time. That it is an invaluable wealth. Spend it very wisely and precisely in virtuous actions.” Next day while the Shaykh was sitting in Masjid al-Haraam facing the holy […]

A biography of Shaykh Muhammad Adib al-Kallas

Shaykh Ahmed al-Kallas writes about Shaykh Muhammad Adib al-Kallas (pdf) He is the erudite scholar, the learned teacher, the zahid, the renowned jurist, Muhammad Adib al-Kallas b. Ahmad b. al-Haj Dib. Read on here. (pdf)

Restraint in an Age of Excess, by Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad

In this sermon, the shaykh relates a sound hadith in which the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) said that what he feared most for his community was the following of the uncontrolled urges of gluttony and lust. Although we often hear important warnings in sermons and elsewhere against the influence of the sad […]

Muslim Americans: A National Portrait

“Muslim Americans: A National Portrait represents the first-ever nationally representative study of a randomly selected sample of Muslim Americans. The results shed light on one of the most diverse religious groups in the United States, reflecting the economic, racial, and political diversity within America itself. This study allows the reader to better understand the perspectives […]