A Plea

فَقَالَ أَبُو مُوسَى قَالَ النَّبِيُّ صلى الله عليه وسلم ‏ "‏ إِنَّ بَيْنَ يَدَىِ السَّاعَةِ أَيَّامًا يُرْفَعُ فِيهَا الْعِلْمُ، وَيَنْزِلُ فِيهَا الْجَهْلُ، وَيَكْثُرُ فِيهَا الْهَرْجُ ‏"‏‏.‏ وَعَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ، عَنِ النَّبِيِّ صلى الله عليه وسلم قَالَ " وَتَظْهَرُ الْفِتَنُ، وَيَكْثُرُ الْهَرْجُ ‏"‏‏.‏ قَالُوا يَا رَسُولَ اللَّهِ أَيُّمَ هُوَ‏.‏ قَالَ ‏"‏ الْقَتْلُ الْقَتْلُ ‏" Narrated Abu... Continue Reading →

A Sanctuary?

By Imam Numaan Cheema (Boston, Massachusetts) You arrive at your local masjid or musalla ahead of prayer time so you can squeeze a few extra nawāfil in to increase the dough in your bank upstairs. By raising your hands up and parallel to your head, you’re about to cut yourself from everyone and everything except The Almighty.... Continue Reading →

Stay Calm & Keep Your Head Down

By Dr. Mateen Khan (Trenton, New Jersey) We've all met that type of person before. Maybe even some of us are this type. That guy who's constantly frustrated and wondering why the situation is what it is. Always angry with the women in the West, critically eyeing them as morally degraded. Longing for an era that isn’t... Continue Reading →

The End Is Near!

by Dr. Mateen Khan (Trenton, New Jersey) The end is near! Stop daydreaming about iftar lassis and kunafa. Grab your Qur’ans. Straighten your kufis and tighten your hijabs. Head for the closest masjid. Ramadan is coming to an end! In these last days, I thought I would remind ourselves of a few things to accomplish: I'tikāf Vacation in the masjid and receive a second, much greater vacation in the ākhirah. This sunnah mu’akkada1 was... Continue Reading →

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