ALI-197: Philosophy of Fasting

Understanding the philosophy behind acts of worship enables one to perform these acts with better understanding and insight, and this increases the sincerity which in turn brings one closer to the Most Merciful. Why are we commanded to abstain from the most basic of human needs from sunrise to sunset for an entire month? What … Read more

ALI-196: Developing a Closer Relationship with the Qur’an

Advice from the Qur’an, the sayings and practices of the Prophet and the Ahlul Bayt (a), and the pious scholars regarding the different levels of proximity with the Qur’an and how we can strengthen our relationship with it. Days and timings:  Saturday August 13 and Sunday August 14, 2011 from 11:45 am – 1:00 p.m. … Read more

ALI-195: Necessity of Qur’an Tilawah in Holy Ramadan

The famous Prophetic Hadith says that for everything there is spring and the spring of the Holy Qur’an is the month of Ramadan. All over the world Muslims spend hours reciting, discussing and reflecting upon the Holy Qur’an. However, there are many who wonder why it is important to recite this holy scripture in a … Read more