Reflection No. 137 on Q 10:12 – Extravagance

 كَذَٰلِكَ زُيِّنَ لِلْمُسْرِفِينَ مَا كَانُوا يَعْمَلُونَ Kadhālika zuyyina lil-musrifīna mā kānū ya‘malūn  Thus are the deeds of the extravagant ones made fair seeming to them (Sūrat Yūnus, Āyat 12)   According to this holy verse, those who are extravagant do not see their deeds as evil, they actually think the deeds they do are good. … Read more

Reflection No. 136 on Q 33:70 – Taqwā

يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا اتَّقُوا اللَّهَ وَقُولُوا قَوْلًا سَدِيدًا Yā ayyuhalladhīna āmanūt-taqullāh wa-qulū qawlan sadīda O you who believe! Be God conscious and speak upright words (Sūratul AHzāb, No. 33, Āyat 70)   Words of the human being are a reflection of what goes on in the heart and mind of the person. The cleanliness … Read more

Reflection No. 135 on Q 12:92 – Nobility of spirit

قَالَ لَا تَثْرِيبَ عَلَيْكُمُ الْيَوْمَ ۖ يَغْفِرُ اللَّهُ لَكُمْ ۖ وَهُوَ أَرْحَمُ الرَّاحِمِينَ Qāla lā tathrība ‘alaykumul-yawma, yaghfirullāhu lakum, wa-huwa arHamur-rāHimīn He said: There shall be no reproof against you this day; Allah may forgive you, and He is the most Merciful of the merciful (Sūrat Yūsuf, No. 12, Āyat 92) When the brothers of Nabī Yūsuf (a) recognized … Read more

ALI-250: Preparation for Muharram

A 90-minute session on how to prepare ourselves for the Month of Muharram wherein we commemorate the tragedy of Karbalā and convey our condolences to the Ahlul Bayt (a). We plan to discuss practical suggestions on what can be done at homes, schools and Husayniyyahs during the months of Muharram and Safar. Dates: Saturday, Nov … Read more