Shaykh Ali Hammuda

Shaykh Ali Ihsan Hammuda is Islam21c's Tarbiya Editor. A UK national of Palestinian origin, he gained bachelor's and Masters degrees in Architecture & Planning from the University of the West of England, before achieving a BA in Shari'ah from al-Azhar University in Egypt. Shaykh Ali is the author of several books including The Daily Revivals, The Ten Lanterns, and The Friday Reminder. He delivers sermons, lectures, and regular classes across the country. He is currently based in Wales and is a visiting Imām at al-Manar Centre in Cardiff, and also a senior researcher and lecturer for the Muslim Research & Development Foundation in London.
207 Articles

One God Many Names | Al-Karim (The Generous)

43 Min Read

Realise who you are: a dignified human being and a servant of Al-Karīm, a name of which one of the meanings is the Honoured One.

Giants of Islam: An Introduction

9 Min Read

Sh Ali Hammuda introduces a new collaborative series with Dr Uthman Lateef, Ust Fatima Barkatulla, Sh Bilal Ismail, Moazzam Begg, Dilly Hussain, and many more on a very important theme

“I don’t pray, but it’s in my heart”

19 Min Read

"As harsh as this may sound, and as politically incorrect as it may be, I have full confidence and no hesitation in stating that whoever claims to be a Muslim, acknowledges Allāh as His Maker and Provider, and has an interest in being safe on the Day of Reckoning, yet still neglects the prayer, then that person is an evil person."

One God Many Names | Al-Halīm (The Forbearing)

30 Min Read

“O Ḥalīm, you have been so forbearing towards me. Never deprive me of it, for my life cannot function for a single second without it.”

One God Many Names | Al-Khāliq (The Creator)

35 Min Read

Trust Him, be content with Him, and watch how you will live in bliss with Him.

How to Understand the Dunya

29 Min Read

How do you live in a life that has been so harshly denounced by its Maker? It’s not as it may first seem…

How Do YOU React To Hardship & Ease?

23 Min Read

There are four distinct categories of people in times of ease and hardship. Which of the four do you fit in?

One God Many Names | Al-Samīʿ (The Ever Hearing) and Al-Baṣir (The Ever Seeing)

47 Min Read

When hearts are devoid of Al-Samīʿ and Al-Baṣir, the pursuit for comfort becomes one of lifelong toil and despair.

Bring a Project into your Marriage

24 Min Read

May this be the beginning of something great for you and your spouse.

One God Many Names | Al-Barr (The Ever Doer of Good)

51 Min Read

"You can read all the theories you want, you can take every medicine on the shelf, you can try knocking on every door and visit every avenue in search for this gem called happiness and peace of mind, but you will not find it anywhere except where Allah taught us to find it: the doorstep of worship."