Archive for the ‘Words of the Ulema’ Category

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Source: Courier-Journal.com Shaykh Hamza Yusuf has strong medicine for American Muslims — and their critics. American Muslims “should really stop complaining,” start contributing more to society, get to know your neighbors and oppose the dangerous versions of Islam that have migrated to this country. To critics: Stop demanding Muslims apologize for every act of violence […]


Source: NewIslamicDirections A. Silence (الصمت) is to refrain from speaking falsely; not truthfully. Al-Kafawi, al-Kulliyyat الصمت إمساك عن قول الباطل دون الحق  – الكفوي  الكليات Silence (الصمت) differs from not speaking (السكوت) in three ways: 1. Not speaking is to leave off speech despite being capable of it. Capability is not a consideration in defining […]


Where is it (your heart)? Source: Zaytuna College


Source: Seeker’s Digest Shaykh Faraz Rabbani writes: “May Allah increase Ustadh Khalid Latif in all good, and make him a lasting, radiant light of guidance, clarity, and good.” Aameen!


This is history in the making, I ask all the esteemed visitors of Ekhlas to please donate generously! Source: Zaytuna College Dear Friend, As-Salaam ‘Alaykum: May the peace and blessings of Ramadan be upon you, inside and outside your home. We write you during this blessed month to ask for your help. We are fulfilling […]


Ramadan Resources: 1. Approaching Ramadan by Imam Zaid Shakir [Zaytuna.org] 2. Ramadan Advice by Shaykh Hamza Yusuf [ibid] 3. Preparing for Ramadan [Ashrafiya Blog] 4. Ramadan Schedule [ibid] 5. Ramadan Daily Checklist [MeccaOne] 6. Ramadan Preparation with Imam Zaid Shakir [ibid] 7. The Virtues of Standing in Prayer in the Month of Ramadan [Seeker’s Guidance] […]


Source: Seekers Guidance Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Could you please give some details regarding the rulings of i`tikaf? Answer: In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful The Fiqh of I`tikaf (spiritual retreat) Based on Shurunbulali’s Imdad al-Fattah, and other Hanafi texts In the Name of Allah, Most Merciful and Compassionate. May His […]


Beautiful, simply beautiful. Source: Rihla 2009 Blog “God is with the broken-hearted. When your heart breaks, it’s a good thing – the breaking of the heart is what opens it up to the light of Allah. The dunya is designed to break your heart, to crush it.” Shaykh Hamza Yusuf, during his class on Tassawwuf. […]


Source: Ashrafiya Recently Shaykh Mawlana Mohammad Taqi Usmani (may Allah preserve him) advised a murid to bury the past and make a fresh start. Burying the past may sound a simple thing but in reality it is a big spiritual struggle (mujahidah) with many benefits. For all of us it is a common event to […]