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The Massacre of Karbala – A Historical Analysis

The Massacre of Karbala - A Historical Analysis by Shaykh Yasir Qadhi --- An MIC and AlMaghrib Institute exclusive. Muharram (1st Islamic month); normally a time of rejoice in Islamic tradition in reminiscing the rescue of Musa (alayhis salaam) and his people from the clutches of Fir'awn, but in the year 61 AH the Muslims faced one of their most agonizing moments... “Is it appropriate for you to kill the likes of me? I am the son of the daughter of your Prophet. There is no other grandson of a prophet who remains on the face of the earth asides from me.” Journey back in history to revisit one of the most controversial and misconstrued events Read more ...

Friday Khutbah : Syria Crisis – O Bilad al-Sham! You are in Our Hearts!!

Friday Khutbah : Syria Crisis - O Bilad al-Sham! You are in Our Hearts!! Khutbah by Sh. Yasir Qadhi | Transcribed by Sameera | Source: MuslimMatters [The following is the video and transcript of Shaykh Yasir Qadhi's khutbah on the Syrian crisis, delivered on February 10, 2012. The transcript includes slight modifications for the sake of readability and clarity.] Part 1 My dear brothers and sisters in Islam, one of the very few lands that our Prophet (peace be upon him) has mentioned in numerous traditions, and in fact even before him, Allah has mentioned by reference in the Quran is the land of Sham, which is now the land of Syria, Jordan, Lebanon Read more ...

Du’a : The Weapon of the Believer

Right now I'm in the middle of reading Sheikh Yasir Qadhi's book Du'a: The Weapon of the Believer. Masha'Allah, it's an amazing book with a great deal to benefit from! May Allah reward Sheikh Yasir for his efforts, ameen! One of the strongest factors that aids a person's du'a in being accepted is that he expects, in fact, being certain, that Allah will of a surety respond to his du'a. When he expects the best from Allah, then Allah treats him in the way that he expects, and this is from the Perfection of Allah's Nature, and an indication of His Beautiful Names. Just ponder over the meanings of this one Hadith in order to get a glimpse of the vast Read more ...

Friday Khutbah (Sermons) : The Basis of Unity

Friday Khutbah (Sermons) : The Basis of Unity - by Yasir Qadhi The Transcript: PART I When we turn to ahadeeth of the Prophet sal Allaahu alayhi wa sallam, we find that a small hadith might contain so much benefit that volumes can be written about it. As he himself said, "Indeed I have been given comprehensive speech." In other words, a very small statement or a very small phrase will be able to carry a great meaning. This is the case with a particular hadith – the Hadith of ‘Irbad ibn Sa’riya, named after the companion who narrated it. This hadith is so well-known and comprehensive that when this companion’s name is mentioned, this hadith comes Read more ...