Advice

Tajweed Recordings

Instructions Please recite the first seven verses of Sura Maryam with the recording instructions below 1. If you’re on a desktop/laptop, click on the Allow button on the recorder below. In Chrome and Firefox, you’ll need to accept again from the browser itself. 2. Click on the record button to...

Qibla Live Event

Allah Wishes You Well with Ustadh Hatim Yousef & Ustadh Farid Dingle - Saturday, August 24

Qibla Live Events

Qibla Live Events are a unique opportunity for you to sit live with a qualified teacher. The purpose may be to offer a taste of a particular course or to discuss contemporary topics that impact your life.  Either way you’ll spend more time with one of our teachers and benefit....

A Ramadan Message from Dr. Ashraf Muneeb

Assalamu ‘alaykum wa rahmatullah wa barakatahu, Dear Qibla Community, Praise be to the One who has blessed us with another Ramadan, the “month in which the Quran was sent down, a guidance for the people” and the month, as our beloved Prophet peace and blessings be upon him...

Humiliation

In the Name of Allah, Most Merciful and Compassionate Humiliation Toil to glory, ambitions raise, dream your story, chase their praise, win, succeed, defeat, amaze, speed on in heady, hazy daze. “Witty!”, “Smart!”, “Strong!”, “O, so wise!” Seize that heart, delight those eyes! More! Again! Go on! Devise! Their pleasure...

The Real You

As-salamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, O slave of the body, how long will you toil in its service? Are you seeking profit in that in which there is loss; Turn to the soul and perfect its virtues; For you – through the soul not the body – are human....

A Rabi' al-Awwal Gift

السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته وبعد فهذه صيغة صلاة على النبي محمد صلى الله عليه وآله وصحبه وسلم للحبيب عمر بن حفيظ وأوصى بالإكثار منها في شهر مولده صلى الله عليه وسلم As-salamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh This is a formula of prayers (salat) on the Prophet Muhammad (Allah...

Johannesburg Reflections

“The beauty of knowledge appears on the face when the heart is adorned with adab towards the Real (alHaqq).” - Habib Umar in a meeting with a group of South African scholars this morning. Shaykh AbdulKarim is scheduled to accompany al-Sayyid Habib Umar bin Hafiz on his first ever tour...

The Hero of Andalus

In the Name of Allah, Most Merciful and Compassionate My son learned an initial version of this rhyme at an Islamic children’s story group in Kharabsheh. The heroic story of the great Muslim general, Tariq b. Ziyad–which I tell in my course on the history of Muslim Spain–inspired me to...