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Muslim Scholars Lament Horrific Tragedy in Sri Lanka

Muslim scholars have lamented the horrific tragedy in Sri Lanka attacks on Easter Sunday in which at least 207 people were killed and hundreds more injured. “Sick to my stomach. Praying for the victims and families, and all of our Christian brothers and sisters in humanity. We cannot let this evil win. #SriLankaAttacks,” imam Omar …

Should Muslims Accept Same-Sex Marriage When Legalized?

Should Muslims Accept Same-Sex Marriage If Legalized?

Following the Orlando nightclub shooting, there were calls for “radical revision” of Islamic prohibition of same-sex marriage. Living in a land where homosexuality is OK by law, how should a Muslim react? Are we responsible to enforce our beliefs? On the other hand, should we compromise and abandon our beliefs? Where do we draw the line? As …

Guidelines for Humor and Joking in Islam

Is there any room for humor and joking in Islam? It is amazing that a classic biography of the Prophet had a chapter about the Prophet’s jokes! Some readers may find this astonishing. They may wonder, did the Prophet really joke or have fun with his Companions? They may think that the big responsibilities of the Prophet …

Canadian Muslims Raise Funds to Educate Orphans - Sheikh Yasir Qadhi

Prominent Muslim scholar Sheikh Yasir Qadhi is joining a fundraising event in the Canadian city of Toronto on November 24. The event, themed “Orphan Education Fundraising Tour” is organized by Canadian NGO Human Concern International in partnership with the Canada Bangladesh Muslim Community. The proceeds from the fundraising event will be used to benefit an education project …

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10 Manifestations of Islam's Moderation

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.

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Dr. Yasir Qadhi: Rethinking Islamic Education

There was a time when Islamic Scholarship was a leading torch bearer of knowledge and a shining example to the world. The, scholars of this Ummah mastered both the secular and religious sciences and the leaders of this world would look towards the Muslim Scholars for guidance in both religious and secular knowledge. Today, however, …

US Muslims Urge Compassion in Trump Era Islamophobia

Speakers at the Islamic Circle of North America’s South Central Convention held Nov. 24-26 in Houston, Texas, didn’t mince words when describing the state of Muslims living in America during the presidency of Donald Trump.

Couldn't Understand a Verse from the Quran... Can I Just Reject It?

Couldn't Understand a Verse from the Quran... Can I Just Reject It?

What should I do if I couldn’t understand a verse from the Quran? Reading the meaning of the Quran is important and something every Muslim must do. Understanding the Quran’s meaning is vital. What happens if one comes across a verse that they do not understand? Is it okay to reject it? Join Dr. Yasir …



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