Tag: TAZKIYAH

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The Ugly Side of ‘the Beautiful Game’

As the Premier League begins, it is important to have a reasoned discussion about the world's most popular sport, other than the common dismissive attitudes many Muslims hear...

The Qur’an Saved his Life from American Torture

Although my conversation with #FBItorture victim Ali al-Marri was brief, he revealed his secret weapon that made him the superior party in this ordeal despite the whip being in another’s hand...

The Only Promise in Life

However, the problem is that we often only hold this belief superficially

Lessons Learnt as a New Imam

"People are not in need of a beautiful voice in their community; they are in need of a person who can connect them to the words being recited."

Lawyers on the Day of Judgement

Did you know that you can have advocates on the Day of Judgement?

The Death of John

John was not rich or famous, he had no special standing in the community. But he was our neighbour...

“You have two qualities beloved to Allāh….”

Sūrat al-Hujurāt | Verse by Verse Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 “As for those” bedouins, coarse by nature and loud by habit “who call out to you” simultaneously raising their voices to the Prophet (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam) and speaking loudly to him as they would to each

An Offer You Cannot Refuse

As I sat in the Prophet’s (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam) masjid, trying to relax to prepare for Tarāwīḥ, I noticed an old man praying beside me. A while later, he came next to me to lie down and apologised and said, “Excuse me, but I’m 80 years old and