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26 July 2021

July 26th, 2021 - Weekly Update

I told my teacher that I really wanted my Hajj to be accepted but every book I read was telling me to do something different and now it was all garbled in my head. So I asked him, "what is the best dua that I should make while I’m there?"

20 July 2021

What is Your Name Amongst the Angels? - Shaykh Mokhtar Maghraoui

Do you know what your name is among the angels? Depends on what is it that you are known for amongst them. In this video Shaykh Mokhtar talks about how we are known and what it means to be known in the heavens amongst the angles and amongst Allah ﷻ.

19 July 2021

July 19th, 2021 - Weekly Update

Ramadan and Hajj are examples of times and events when God wishes to break us of our cycles, embrace the abstract and become totally dependent upon Him. What does the Day of ‘Arafah, as a rite of Hajj, teach me and you? Read more.

15 July 2021

Virtues of Dhul-Hijjah

What can I do if I am not able to go to Hajj? We share some ahadith on why the first ten days of Dhul-Hijjah are often referred to as the best ten days of the year.

13 July 2021

Announcing Our New Summer Course on the Hikam of Ibn Ata'illah

Join Shaykh Mokhtar Maghraoui in Al-Madina Institutes 6-week summer program, Laws of Spiritual Joy, as he teaches a selection of the Hikam of the great scholar-saint, ibn ‘Ata’illah (may Allah sanctify his soul).

5 July 2021

July 5th, 2021 - Weekly Update

Often under-discussed among Muslim circles in the West are the righteous and scholarly women among the pious early Muslims. Continue to read to learn about Sayyidah Nafisah, the saintly lady of Egypt.

2 July 2021

In the Shade of the Fig Tree

A reflection on experiencing Tazkiyyat An-Nafs (purification of the self), fully immersed in an Islamically rich environment, removed from the normalcy that can often morph into monotonous routine.

28 June 2021

June 28th, 2021 - Weekly Update

While we may long for an opportunity to purify the soul through a removal of the self from its current existence, in reality we are given the opportunity for purification of the heart over and over again throughout our daily life. Read this weeks updates.

26 June 2021

From Start to Finish - Shaykh Mokhtar Maghraoui

How we start our spiritual journey to God is an indicator of how it will end. Listen to this inspirational video by Shaykh Mokhtar Maghraoui on how we can attain a successful ending.

21 June 2021

June 21st, 2021 - Weekly Update

What does it mean to truly be God conscious? This week we share a powerful quote from Saydina Abu Bakr, and Shaykh Riad's reflection on the passing of Shaykh Taha Karaan.

21 June 2021

Paradise In This World - Moutasem Atiya

Allah ﷻ says: "Indeed, the righteous will be among gardens and rivers."(54:54). Click to watch this beautiful video featuring Moutasem Atiya as he explains what it means to truly be God conscious..

14 June 2021

June 14th, 2021 - Weekly Update

This week we share 10 tips for students learning sacred knowledge. Shaykh Yasir also discusses the importance of finding ourselves in the houses of Allah despite some of the challenges we may experience.