How to deal with domestic violence? In this Khutbah, Dr. Yasir Qadhi addresses this problem, refutes claims justifying it, and provides useful tips for victims. Dr. Yasir Qadhi discusses spousal abuse in Muslim communities, condemning the misguided people who justify violence using the Quran and the Sunnah. He stressed that under no circumstances is violence against …More
Dr. Yasir Qadhi
The fasting on the day of Ashura was made obligatory even before Ramadan; it was made obligatory in the first year after the hijrah, and everybody had to fast the first year. Then Allah revealed Ramadan, so Ramadan became obligatory, and the next year, Muharram became recommended and not obligatory.More
A journey back in history to revisit one of the most controversial and misconstrued events in Islamic history: the massacre of Karbala. Are Sunnis ‘on the side of Yazid’ or ‘on the side of Al-Husain’? Who is to blame for the death of Al-Husain? Should we curse Yazid? Join Dr. Yasir Qadhi as he analyzes …More
The other day a young man came to me in the MSA and asked me a very difficult question. Like many people of our generation, he was struggling to make sense of what is happening in the world today; why the Muslim world was always in the news, typically in a negative manner? His question …More
The Prophet’s migration to Madinah, or Hijrah, was a momentous event. It marked the transfer of the Muslim oppressed community in Makkah to an organized state. The event of Hijrah itself was full of interesting and wondrous stories that took place along the journey. You want to know these events? Join Dr. Yasir Qadhi as …More
The Qur’an describes the Muslim Ummah as a Middle nation. What does the term Wassat or middle mean? How do the term’s meanings relate to the status and obligations of the Muslim Ummah?
In this lecture, Dr. Yasir Qadhi answers these questions, illustrating in 10 various points how Islam is a moderate religion and how the Muslim nation is supposed to strike a balance between extremes of different types.More