• Why We Need Barakah At Work and Where to Find It

    Published on : 22 07 2018

    I once met an investment manager who was known for her piety and spirituality in the workplace and who regularly made important investment decisions on behalf of the company she works for.


  • Tips for getting Fajr (dawn) prayer done!

    Published on : 19 07 2018

    How do you wake up for fajr? And I don’t mean wake up for a day or two, but how do you keep waking up for fajr, constantly, everyday, without fail.


  • What do the Islamic months mean?

    Published on : 17 07 2018

    There are twelve months in the Islamic lunar calendar. Since their names are in Arabic, their meanings might be somewhat difficult to grasp for a non-Arabic speaking audience. In this short piece, we briefly examine these terms.


  • The blessing of good friendships

    Published on : 05 07 2018

    Much of our lives are spent interacting with family, friends and co-workers. All of these relationships are governed by codes of conduct, and the most important rule for a Muslim to follow in maintaining them is having ‘taqwa’ (being ever conscious of God).


  • Start now: 6 ways to prepare for Ramadan

    Published on : 01 05 2018

    Ramadan is the most auspicious month of the year for Muslims.


  • Prepare for Ramadan in this month of Sha’ban

    Published on : 29 04 2018

    MY beloved brothers and sisters, you may ask, and rightly so: what does Sha`ban have to do with preparing for Ramadan?


  • Be true to Allah, He will be true to you

    Published on : 26 04 2018

    On one occasion a Bedouin came to The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) and accepted Islam. He then expressed his desire to remain with The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ), due to which The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) instructed some of the Sahaabah (Allah be pleased with them) to look after him and make arrangements for him.


  • Making the most of Sha’ban

    Published on : 24 04 2018

    It is reported in authentic Ahadith that The Messenger of Allah (Allah’s peace be upon him) used to fast in most of the days of the month of Sha’ban.


  • Returning to Allah in Rajab through dua, fasting, and reflection

    Published on : 27 03 2018

    Please find below a summary of a khutbah delivered by Sayyidi al-Habib ‘Umar bin Hafiz (may Allah preserve him and benefit us by him) in Jami’ al-Rawdah, Tarim. It is an excellent exposition in which Habib Umar reminds us of the importance of seeking forgiveness and returning to Allah Most High in the month of […]


  • At The Approach of Rajab and Sha’ban

    Published on : 19 03 2018

    With the sighting of the crescent of Rajab, Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would anticipate and begin preparations for the month of Ramadan.