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Stories of Converts With Their Mothers

I couldn’t help but think how this love Mary had for her mother was so pure and inspiring. I couldn’t help but think how if we all incorporated even a little of this mercy we would all be better off. And I learned that love, mercy, and respect- for mothers…

The Man Who Made My First Ramadan Different

The Man Who Made My First Ramadan Different

The story of an Algerian man who made a big difference in the first Ramadan of Ustadh Usama Canon. It happened 20 years ago but Brother Canon still remembers it with gratefulness and appreciation. Be that person during Ramadan who reaches out to someone in this month, that would be otherwise breaking their fast alone, whether …

Story of the Two Qiblahs Mosque in Madinah

Story of the Two Qiblahs Mosque in Madinah

This is an important historical mosque. It is one of the earliest mosques in Islam. It was established during the Prophet’s time for an outlying neighborhood of Madinah. Its significance lies in the fact that after the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him)…

The True Spirit of Jihad Made Me Muslim

The Arabic word “Jihad” is roughly translated as “to struggle and strive in the Way of God.” Jihad is to speak nicely to people when they speak poorly to you. It is a jihad to smile at others when you are not in the best mood. It’s a jihad to refrain from intoxicants…

How Prophet Adam Survived Satan's Deceit

How Prophet Adam Survived Satan's Deceit

The enmity of Satan to Prophet Adam and his progeny is very ancient, going back to the very time of creating Adam (peace be upon him). Satan deceived our father and enticed him into disobeying Allah for the first time. Adam forgot the command not come close to the forbidden tree; he ate the fruit. …

Story of Umar and the Roman Ambassador

Story of Umar and the Roman Ambassador

Once the ambassador of the Emperor of Rome came to Madinah with many gifts, he inquired from the people the whereabouts of the palace of the King. The people replied…

Imam Abu Hanifah: The Affluent & Intelligent Scholar

Imam Abu Hanifah: The Affluent & Intelligent Scholar

One of the greatest imams of Fiqh and Islamic Scholarship, Imam Abu Hanifah led a marvelous life of piety and knowledge seeking. In this video Sheikh Navid Aziz explores the life of this great imams, recounting beautiful stories about his journey with knowledge, his dealings with average people, his care for students and his encounters …

Scientific Signs in the Quran Caught My Attention

The Scientific Fact in the Quran That Caught My Attention

What stands out in Eesa’s mind is the formation of the baby in the mother’s womb, the stars, the oceans and how science today acknowledges all these facts. He was blown away by this; he didn’t know there were people long ago who had talked about…



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