Staff Picks

  • Prohibitions of the Tongue - Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

    1 season

    A famous hadith details several saving virtues and ends with the Prophet (pbuh) summarizing, “Shall I not tell you how to achieve all of this?” He took a hold of his tongue and said, “Restrain this.” Restraint of the tongue has been considered by scholars to be a central prerequisite to character...

  • Qurrat al-Absar - Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

    1 season

    In the 2008 Rihla in Madinah, Hamza Yusuf first introduced his English translation of this celebrated poem on the blessed life of the Prophet Muhammad (God's peace and blessings be upon him). Written over 400 years ago by the noble and erudite scholar, Shaykh 'Abd al-'Aziz al-Lamti, this poem elo...

  • The Contentions - Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad

    1 season

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    The Contentions are Aphorisms or shortened words of wisdom. Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad begins with the 20th set. The first two are regarding gender essence, being in wonder of everything, and definitions of fatwa choices. Contentions include #7 “If you want t...

  • Purification of the Soul - Shaykh Mokthar Maghraoui

    1 season

    Purification of the Soul, drawing nearer to Allah in purpose and seeking refuge in a life that is void of sincerity which leads to a life that is restless.

  • Marvels of the Heart - Dr. Umar Faruq Abd-Allah

    1 season

    In this course, students will cover the twenty-first book of the “Revivification of the Religious Disciplines.” In this text, Imam Ghazzali gives a detailed exposition of the nature of the most important aspect of human existence: the heart. Students will develop an understanding of the character...

  • The Secrets of Silence and Speech - Dr. Umar Faruq Abd-Allah

    1 season

    In a hadith included in Imam al-Nawawi’s famous compilation, the Prophet Muhammad s told us that the foundation of the religion, prayer, and virtuous acts was in restraining the tongue, saying, “Is there anything that throws people into the Hellfire upon their faces — or on their noses — except t...