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When a Prophet Is Jailed.... How Prophet Yusuf (PBUH) Coped

When a Prophet Is Jailed.... How Prophet Yusuf (PBUH) Coped

How did Prophet Yusuf (peace and blessings be upon him) face the difficult experience of being jailed for no reason? What did he do when approached by his two mates in prison who asked him to interpret their dreams? And what lessons can we learn from the story and apply in our daily life? Join Sheikh …

Muslims In The West, You Do Not Need To Do Another Hijrah

Muslims In The West, You Do Not Need To Do Another Hijrah

Muslims in the West, you do not need to do another hijrah. Allah wants you where you are now. You should make dawah to non-Muslims and you should only leave the West if they forbid you to practice your religion. How to Perform Dawah?

Let’s Stop Demonizing Social Media

Let’s Stop Demonizing Social Media

Social media has been one of the most groundbreaking inventions occurring in contemporary times. As one of the major religions on the globe, social media influences have only naturally been inflicted on Islamic cultures. While you are likely reading this on your phone, let’s pause to consider the influence and effects of social media on …

Relevance Before Preaching: The Meccan Prophet (PBUH)

Relevance Before Preaching: The Meccan Prophet (PBUH)

In the 40 years prior to Prophethood, the Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him, was famously known by the people of Makkah as Al-Amin – The Trustworthy One. Through his character, he was relevant in the most significant way. Usama Canon explains the responsibility Muslims have today. We need to be relevant in our …

Where Are You From? - When Dinner Pleasantries Turn Into Microaggressions

When Dinner Pleasantries Turn Into Microaggressions

Turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, and cranberry sauce: the all-American meal. It was “Parents Weekend” at my high school, and hundreds of families crowded into the rec center, chatting cheerfully while enjoying the traditional Thanksgiving feast. I sat at a table with a few friends and their parents. One mom turned to me and asked, “So, …

Islam

How Can I Tell Classmates Islam Is Not Terrorism?

Short Answer:  If you hear your fellow students talk about Islam or Muslims, as you said you have in the past, let them know you are a Muslim, and that they can ask you any question they need. So, your main task in presenting Islam is just to be a point of contact for others to …

7 Things to Remember When Questioned About Islam

7 Things to Remember When Questioned About Islam

We should empathize with the questioner, and even if the question is worded very badly, or is really harsh, we should still give the benefit of the doubt and try and answer in the best way possible. Allah has blessed us with a beautiful deen. Let us show its beauty through our character and manners as well!

Dawah

How to Perform Dawah?

Short Answer: First of all, I would like to start with an explanation of what dawah is, for knowing the nature of a task helps in accomplishing it. Dawah is to invite people to Allah, to call them to know the truth and to follow it. This can be done both by word and by action. Your words are used …

What Are the Characteristics of Islamic Dawah

What Are the Characteristics of Islamic Dawah?

Short Answer: The objective is to know, not to convert. Muslims are not supposed to introduce Islamic teachings to others through the word of mouth only. Rather, it has to be introduced through practice and behavior. Dawah means introducing Islam to others and inviting them to study, learn, and read about it. It must be done with …

4 Weirdest Things I’ve Been Asked in School About My Hijab

4 Weirdest Things I’ve Been Asked in School about My Hijab

All my life, I’ve attended fairly exclusive private schools, and as a result, my classmates have always been bright, capable, and talented individuals. Yet, some of these privileged young men and women ask ignorant and often tactless questions of me because I fail to fit in with their perception of normality. This proves that academic …



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