Message from Moutasem Atiya
April 26, 2021
As-Salamu Alaikum wa RahmatulLah!
I pray that you are all well and have had a great week inshaAllah! We are almost half way through this special month subhanAllah, and as the time goes by I pray that Allah infuses our hearts with his gifts and allows us to see out the rest of the month in the best of ways, amin.
Please scroll down to see this week's updates and please do tune into the Al-Madina LIVE™ Ramadan Program 2021 which is LIVE on our Facebook page everyday!
Wishing you a blessed week ahead inshaAllah.
Your brother in faith,
Ayah of the Week
Hadith of the Week
Listen to a beautiful recitation of the first six verses of Surah al-Qalam recited by Imam Ali Tos.
Dua When Beginning the Fast
The Messenger of God ﷺ said: “Actions are but by intention and every man shall have but that which he intended. Thus he whose migration was for Allah and His messenger, his migration was for Allah and His messenger, and he whose migration was to achieve some worldly benefit or to take some woman in marriage, his migration was for that for which he migrated.”
Qur'an Stories for Kids: Episode 2
Moutasem Atiya takes young hearts on an expedition through some of the stories of the Qur’an. Grow in love and awe of Allah’s book as his stories stir their imagination and ignites their passion for their heritage.
Nasheed: Love of the Prophet and His Family is Indeed my Religion
Love of the Prophet and His family is indeed my religion, my path, and my certainty. Nasheed rendition by Ghuydar Bashmaf
The Family Remembrance Program
The Family Remembrance Program is a one hour gathering where we recite from the Qur’ān, remember Allah and His Beloved ﷺ, listen to beautiful renderings of spiritual songs (with their translation and a brief commentary), learn core Islamic concepts essential for family spiritual growth, and share our reflections and experiences.
To watch this week's gathering click here.
JUMU‘A REFLECTION: FASTING IN FASTING
Regarding the realities of fasting, Shaykh Aziz Mahmud Huda’i (may Allah sanctify his soul and benefit us by his knowledge) stated:
Those who fast from passing pleasures, at the ‘Eid find Love itself.
Let us not forget to recite Sura al-Kahf today and send abundant salawat on the Beloved ﷺ.