Category Archives: Religious Observance – Islam

Laylatul Qadr 27 Ramadan 1438 night of June 21-22, 2017

Are we looking for laylat al Qadr in these last ten days? Remember that A wife of the Prophet Muhammad (saw) asked him what prayers she should say on Laylat al-Qadr (Night of Power) if she knew which night it … Continue reading

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26 Rajab Lailat-ul-Mi'raj

السلام عليكم         سبحان الذي اسرى بعبده ليلا من المسجد الحرام الى المسجد الاقصى الذي باركنا حوله لنريه من اياتنا انه هو السميع البصير [17.01] Subhana allathee asra bi’abdihi laylan mina almasjidi alharami ‘ila almasjidi al-aqsa allathee … Continue reading

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Eid Mubarak!

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15 Nisfu Sha'ban Lailat ul Bara'at – Saturday night in North America

Lailat-ul-Bara’at or Shab e Barat (as it is known in the Indian Sub-continent) is the night of the full moon of the Islamic month of Sha’ban. Some scholars equate this night with Lailat Mubaraka (night of blessing) which is mentioned … Continue reading

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Shaban 1437

With the coming of Shaban we are reminded that our beloved guest, Ramadan, will soon be here. We prepare our innermost self for the arrival and pray that Allah (swt) will bring us once again to that sacred meeting. “Sweep … Continue reading

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Rajab Mubarak!

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Quran Before, During and after Ramadan

Some of us excel in math, some in fine arts (and there is of course the rare talent who does both). Our interests may be equally if not more so disparate, as environmental activists and coin collectors. And our professions may differentiate us still further, as neurosurgeons, homemakers and school… Continue reading

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Khutbah – 7/10/2015 – Last ten days of Ramadan

As salaam alaykum! The Prophet Muhammad (p.b.u.h.) said, “If any Muslim comes out of Ramadan without gaining forgiveness and goodness, he is a real loser.” (Ibn Hibban and At-Tabarani) The last ten days of Ramadan are very special days in … Continue reading

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Ramadan Mubarak!

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Khutbah – 25 Sha'ban 1436AH / June 12, 2015CE – Entering Ramadhan

Dear brothers and sisters, insha’allah, this coming Wednesday night Allah will allow us to enter once again into the sacredness and blessedness of Ramadan Kareem. This is one of the times of the year when all Muslims are united in this … Continue reading

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