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Ramadan Coach for Newly Practicing Muslims

Ramadan Coach for Newly Practicing Muslims

Ramadan is like our off season training. This is when we have intensive training on remembering Allah, reading and understanding the Quran, doing more charity, giving alms, doing more acts of worship, whatever they may be… they may be extra voluntary prayers…

How To Become A Friend of Allah

How to Become A Friend of Allah?

Wouldn’t you like to be a friend of Allah Almighty? Well the answer is: “Yes indeed we all want to be friends of Allah.” So how to become a friend of Allah is mentioned in the Quran in chapter Yunus. Allah says verses…

Do You Have Taqwa? Take the Test!

Do You Have Taqwa? Take the Test!

The amazing thing about taqwa and this kind of selfish protection, living an examined and God conscious life, is that part of being selfish is being selfless. Because if we truly understood our own existence, we would also understand that we are inseparably linked to every human…

How Do We See the Truth?

How Do We See the Truth?

In order to see the right way through this world and to Paradise, the true path that leads us to Allah’s pleasure, two crucial elements must come together – an internal capacity – eyesight – and an external power – a light source. You can’t see anything in the dark…

Do You Know the Greatest Pleasure in Paradise?

Do You Know the Greatest Pleasure in Paradise?

In a very beautiful hadith it is narrated that `Ammar ibn Yasir (may Allah be pleased with him) led a group in Salah and he made it short. After he finished, made the after-prayer dhikr, and walked out the masjid. Some people followed him and said, “You led us for a too short prayer. Why …

The Charted Path To God

The Charted Path To God

Islam came to protect individuals, and to give people a chance at a better future, and a better life in the Hereafter. But to actually benefit from this, one needs to learn how to ‘live the life’ of a Muslim. In this video, Sheikh Yasir Fahmy quickly reflects on how to remain focused on the path to …

Taqwa- Should We Love God or Fear Him?

Taqwa: Should We Love God or Fear Him?

Fear of God is not founded on a vengeful concept of hate and fear of God. It is actually based on love, which leads to a feeling of fear of God’s displeasure.

Meaning Taqwa

What is "Taqwa" and How Can I Develop It?

Short Answer: Taqwa essentially means “awareness of God” or “piety,” but has sometimes been translated as “fear of God,” though not with the usual meaning of “fear.” In order to develop taqwa, one should remember Allah often, learn more about Him, repent often, fast often, remember death often, and work to increase your good deeds …

Islamic Prescription for Racial Discrimination (Part 1/2)

Islamic Prescription for Racial Discrimination

{I am better than him: You created me from fire and You created him from clay} (Saad 38: 76) This was an infamous racist statement made by Satan, or the Devil, in his arrogance and disobedience to Allah. The story of Satan and Adam is a clear demonstration of how dangerous racial superiority can be …



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