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Day of Ashura’a

(This is part of a Khutbah delivered a few years ago about forgiveness and fasting on the Day of Ashura’a) When the Day of Judgment comes, we will without doubt all desire to steer clear from our sins and wish … Continue reading

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17th Dhul Hijja Urs Khalif Hazrat Usman (Uthman) – Medina, 656CE

Uthman ibn Affan (Arabic: عثمان بن عفان‎, strict transliteration: ʻUthmān ibn ʻAffān) (c. 579 – 656CE) was one of the companions of the prophet, Muhammad. He played a major role in early Islamic history as the third Sunni Rashidun or … Continue reading

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15th August CE Assumption of Mary, Quds (Jerusalem)

The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary into Heaven at the end of her earthly life is a defined dogma of the Catholic Church. The Feast of the Assumption, celebrated every year on August 15, is a very old feast … Continue reading

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Khutbah – 8/11/2019CE – 12/10/1440AH – Reflections on Eid al Adha

السلام عليكم ‘Eid-al-Adha is a day of great joy and celebration, but it is also a day of reflection and introspection. What then is the social message of ‘Eid al-Adha?

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Ya Sin 1-7

Imam Ahmad, Abu Daud, Nasai, Ibn Majah and Tabarani have related on the authority of Hadrat Ma’qil bin Yasar that the Holy Prophet said: “Surah Ya Sin is the heart of the Quran.” The Surah Ya Sin has been called … Continue reading

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