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Day 4: Audit Yourself-30 Deeds 30 Days

Day 4: Audit Yourself It is attributed to Umar ibn al-Khattab said, “Take yourself to account before you are taken to account.” We all know that we will be asked about every single thing we did.  We all do things we are ashamed of, and sometimes the problem is that we don’t even notice them. […]

Day 3: Serving Others – 30 Deeds 30 Days

Day 3: Serving Others Service: We hear that word again and again. But do we know how central it in in our faith? In Surah al-Ma’un, Allah warns us not to be like the ones who discourage the feeding of the poor, and ignores the orphan. The interesting part is that this warning comes before […]

Spend, Even When You’re Destitute – Shaykh Muhammad Adeyinka Mendes

What is the benefit of giving charity and spending on others even when you’re destitute and dirt poor? When you can’t pay your rent, when you’re scraping the bottom of the barrel… We revisit some of the gems from Shaykh Muhammad Mendes when he was at SeekersHub Toronto. [cwa id=’cta’] Resources for seekers: Honour The People Who […]

Charity: A simple deed to invite Allah into your life

Invite His Magnanimity into Your Life with Your Charity Shaykh Muhammad Mendes, who was recently scholar in residence at SeekersHub Toronto during our #YourRamadanHub program, reminds us of this Hadith Qudsi, on charity. The Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings upon him) said, “Allah has said, ‘Spend (on charity) O son of Adam, and I shall […]

Farewell to The First 10 Days & To Each Other, #YourRamadanHub Xtra

Shaykh Muhammad Adeyinka Mendes sat down with Abdul-Rehman Malik for a quick debrief on his stay at SeekersHub Toronto. What was the crux of the first 10 days of Ramadan? Listen on this brief podcast. We thank Shaykh Muhammad for accepting our invitation. It’s been an edifying and reinvigorating experience for us. May Allah always keep Shaykh […]

Do A Random Act Of Kindness For A Stranger (30 Days, 30 Deeds), by Shaykh Muhammad Adeyinka Mendes

Do A Random Act Of Kindness For A Stranger (30 Days, 30 Deeds), by Shaykh Muhammad Adeyinka Mendes 30 Days, 30 Deeds Sacred Acts to Transform the Heart Every night, our scholars in residence explore one simple deed that could have a far-reaching spiritual impact on our lives – and the lives of others. Every […]

What The Prophet’s Final Hour Teaches Us, by Shaykh Muhammad Adeyinka Mendes

An Inheritance of Mercy: What The Prophet’s Final Hour Teaches Us About Being “A Mercy To All The Worlds”? A Commentary on Ta’leem al-An’am by Ibn Fuduye, by Shaykh Muhammad Adeyinka Mendes Capturing the Spirit of Ramadan Mercy, Forgiveness and Salvation Every night our Ramadan scholars will explore one of the three key spiritual goals of […]

The Tree Cried and The Camel Wept, by Shaykh Muhammad Adeyinka Mendes

The Tree Cried and The Camel Wept: The Prophet’s Mercy As Seen Through The Natural World, by Shaykh Muhammad Adeyinka Mendes Capturing the Spirit of Ramadan Mercy, Forgiveness and Salvation Every night our Ramadan scholars will explore one of the three key spiritual goals of Ramadan. Each talk will conclude with a dynamic conversation as we […]

Embracing Our Share of Mercy, by Shaykh Muhammad Adeyinka Mendes

   You Can Fight Them With Your Hands or You Can Win Over Their Hearts Embracing our share of Mercy: examples of mercy from the tradition. Shaykh Muhammad Adeyinka Mendes looks into the Muslim past and finds stories and personalities who exemplified the quality of mercy. Capturing the Spirit of Ramadan Mercy, Forgiveness and Salvation […]

Allah’s Mercy Over His Wrath: What Does It Mean For Us? by Shaykh Muhammad Adeyinka Mendes

Allah’s Mercy Over His Wrath: What Does It Mean For Us? by Shaykh Muhammad Adeyinka Mendes Capturing the Spirit of Ramadan Mercy, Forgiveness and Salvation Every night our Ramadan scholars will explore one of the three key spiritual goals of Ramadan. Each talk will conclude with a dynamic conversation as we explore mercy, forgiveness and […]