Day 16: Speak Good About Others–30 Deeds 30 Days

Day 16: Speak Good About Others Even if we dislike someone, we know that when we will be in Paradise together, there will be no hatred or grudges. Even if someone was a frequent sinner in this world, Allah can choose to completely forgive them. This teaches us that we should only see others in […]

Day 14: Listen Attentively – 30 Deeds 30 Days

Day 14: Listen Attentively We live in a world of online relationships, where face-to-face interactions are harder than they used to be. It’s also harder to get love and attention when you need it. We know that the Prophet, Allah bless him and give him peace, made an effort to listen to each and every […]

Is Tarawih 8 or 20 Rakats? – Shaykh Rami Nsour

In this video, Shaykh Rami Nsour explains about the Sunnah behind the Tarawih prayers, and advises us how to best pray them. Unity of the community is important, but so is fulfilling the Sunna. In Ramadan, we are sometimes torn between how to pray the Tarawih prayers. Some say that the prayer is 20 rakats, […]

Day 13: Visit the Sick-30 Deeds 30 Days

Day 13: Visit the Sick The idea of visiting the sick is a very emphasized concept in Islam. This practice serves to show empathy to the sick individual, let them know they are not alone, and provide some company. Of course, all this is done in a way that brings joy to the person, rather […]

Day 12: Learn a Dua for the Deceased – 30 Deeds 30 Days

Day 12: Learn a Dua for the Deceased. In Ramadan, we tend to focus on our fasts and prayers, and their spiritual effects on us. However, sometimes we forget about the ones who can’t perform these deeds anymore. You may have grandparents, parents, or even siblings and friends who have passed away. This Ramadan, look […]

Shaykh Nurayn Muhammad Siddiq Reads Sura al Hashr 15-24

Shaykh Nurayn Muhammad Siddiq reads beautifully from Sura al Hashr, verses 15-24, on the riwaya of Al Duri from Abu ‘Amr. كَمَثَلِ الَّذِينَ مِن قَبْلِهِمْ قَرِيبًا ۖ ذَاقُوا وَبَالَ أَمْرِهِمْ وَلَهُمْ عَذَابٌ أَلِيمٌ كَمَثَلِ الشَّيْطَانِ إِذْ قَالَ لِلْإِنسَانِ اكْفُرْ فَلَمَّا كَفَرَ قَالَ إِنِّي بَرِيءٌ مِّنكَ إِنِّي أَخَافُ اللَّـهَ رَبَّ الْعَالَمِينَ فَكَانَ عَاقِبَتَهُمَا أَنَّهُمَا فِي النَّارِ […]

O Seeker! – Habib Ali al Jifri

Habib Ali al Jifri speaks on overcoming the seven obstacles in spiritual wayfaring to Allah Most High, and the fruits thereof. This is the third and perhaps final series of “O Seeker!” by His Eminence al Habib Ali al Jifri, may Allah preserve him and benefit us by him. The first series filmed in 2008 […]

Ramadan Intentions – Ustadh Abdul Muhaymin

In this video, Ustadh Abdul Muhaymin encourages us to have a list of intentions for our fasts, as well as a list of duas we recite frequently. He mentions that Ramadan is a time in which we should step up our game. We should try to make this month a transformative one. A good way […]

Day 11: Get Rid of Envy – 30 Deeds 30 Days

Day 11: Get Rid of Envy Envy is a combination of different vices. When we envy someone, we have greed and entitlement for what someone else has. We could also feel some enmity towards them. But the biggest problem, is that we are essentially discontent with Allah’s decree. Envy isn’t just an abstract sin. It […]

Day 10: Speak No Evil – 30 Deeds 30 Days

Day 10: Speak No Evil Words are definitely a very emphasized trait in Islamic teachings. In fact, most of what gets people into trouble, has to do with unkind or untrue words being said. Just like there are certain things you can’t unsee, there are also certain things you can’t unhear. Sometimes an offhand comment […]