Catching the Dunya Is Mission Impossible – Imam Zaid Shakir

What’s the problem with having a materialistic, dunya-centered world view? You become instantly poor no matter how much wealth you have.  You graduate from a Camaro to a Masarati to a Rolls-Royce, going through object after object but never being at peace with yourself, says Imam Zaid Shakir. In this funny and captivating video clip, […]

A Description of the Prophet Muhammad’s ﷺ Bed – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

What did the bedding of the Prophet ﷺ like, and why did he choose it? In this short but inspiring video, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani discusses how the choices of the Most Beloved indicated his ultimate choice: the hereafter. Why did he choose a mat that didn’t cover his body if he was given the keys to the treasures of the […]

Crisis of Islam or Crisis of Humanity? It’s all a cause of concern – Ustadh Amjad Tarsin

Does the modern condition reflect a crisis of Islam or a crisis of Humanity? “For the Muslim its all a cause of concern,” says ustadh Amjad Tarsin. Allah has placed mankind as representatives of the Cosmos; this noble station calls us to responsibility. These experiences call us back to reflect on our relationship with the Owner […]

Islamic Meditation: What Is It and Does It Have A Place In Our Lives? Shaykh Muhammad Mendes

Join Shaykh Muhammad Mendes in a rich and deeply profound guide to meditation and reflection in Islam – what he describes as a pathway to God. Meditation 1: The Etiquette of Reflection Meditation 2: The Means of Reflection Meditation 3 : Step-by-Step Guided Meditation Meditation 4: Reflecting on the Self Meditation 5: Degrees of the Self & Muraqaba Resources […]

Dawud Wharnsby on Struggling for Simplicity

In an increasingly materialistic world, more and more people are finding serenity in simplicity–to the point where minimalism and simplicity are huge money makers to corporations, says Dawud Wharnsby. However, there are billions of people around the world are living simply because they have no other choice. What reflections do we find in the Quran about […]

What You Need to Know About the Fiqh of Burial, by Imam Tahir Anwar

How much do you know about the fiqh of burial? Do you know what is the first call to make when someone dies? What sort of preparation do you need to make? Is there a religious significance to washing the shroud in Zamzam water? What sort of instructions should you give to your relatives? Is […]

I’tikaf: When The Aching Bones of Your Wives May Testify Against You

[cwa id=’cta’] I’tikaf is intended to be a blessed time for those who have the opportunity to engage in it so why is it causing so much marital discord between couples who Jazmin Begum-Kennedy is counselling? Iʿtikāf (Arabic: اعتكاف‎‎, also i’tikaaf or e’tikaaf) is an Islamic practice consisting of a period of staying in a mosque for a […]

Long Days of Fasting? Shaykh Faraz Rabbani on The Prophetic Urge

If these long days of fasting are tiring you out, this talk is for you. Shaykh Faraz Rabbani provides inspiration by discussing the Prophetic urge towards fasting and other good deeds. He explains how the Prophet and his companions were eager to avail themselves of the Divine assistance alongside commands to engage in these sometimes strenuous […]

Amazing Supplications When Faced With Stress and Anxiety – Habib Kadhim

Habib Kadhim al-Saqqaf advises us on how we should deal with stress and anxiety. How do we respond to everyday stress? Depending on where the stress originates from, the response differs. Generally, we must fill our hearts with a good opinion of Allah. Keep reminding yourself that your Lord has given you the greatest thing, […]

Ramadan Fitness and Fiqh-ness Special

We love the special Ramadan episode from Diffused Congruence with Imam Tahir Anwar who speaks about how best to maximize one’s spiritual pursuits during the month of Ramadan, and fitness trainer Rehan Jalali on how to make one’s morning and evening meals as efficient and healthy as possible so you don’t feel ill-effects from the long fasts. A great listen! Do […]