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Stay updated through our weekly posts and announcements from Al-Madina.

13 September 2021

September 13th, 2021 - Weekly Update

This week, we share a dua for waking up, a hadith about paradise, an article about arrogance and how it's the primary disease that fuels racism, and more.

7 September 2021

10 Points of Counsel for Students of Sacred Learning

Before pursuing sacred knowledge, what are ten points of counsel that can help students?

6 September 2021

September 6th, 2021 - Weekly Update

This week, we are pleased to announce that the Arabic Online Kids: Fall 2021 program is now open for registration; as well as a new video with Shaykh Mokhtar explaining the 'Nafs', how it facilitates the 'freedom of choice' and how we should best utilize it.

1 September 2021

Ten Reasons Why Suhba Online Is For Me

Why should I enroll in Suhba Online, which starts October 2021? We give you our ten reasons why.

30 August 2021

August 30th, 2021 - Weekly Update

This week, we highlight the story of Muhammad Hobe, one of the first Africans to receive the Ijaza (license) in the sacred art of calligraphy from world renowned master calligrapher Hasan Çelebi.

24 August 2021

Ashura: A Parable for Islamic Activists

Ashura, which falls on the tenth of Muharram, is the date of two important events in Islamic history: the freeing of the Bani Israel from the oppression of the Pharaoh, and the martyrdom of Imam Hussain (R). Read more.

23 August 2021

August 23rd, 2021 - Weekly Update

This week, we highlight how Ashura is a parable for Islamic activists, we highlight the meeting of Hasan Celebi Hoca and Shaykh Mokhtar Maghraoui, masters of their respective fields, and we learn what it means to live seeking to embody the art of spiritual beauty.

17 August 2021

Announcing Suhba Online!

Join Shaykh Mokhtar Maghraoui with live weekly classes during an 8-month long interactive Islamic curriculum of study, practice and fellowship (based on the acclaimed Suhba Fellowship Program).

16 August 2021

August 16th, 2021 - Weekly Update

The first ten days of Muharram should be used to draw closer to what is pleasing to Allah, renew our consciousness towards obeying Him and to avoid being agents of oppression. Learn more.

11 August 2021

Transformational Teaching: Prophet Muhammad as a Teacher and Murabbi

Dr. Zainab Alwani analyzes the transformative role of Prophet Muhammad as a murabbī. She suggests that a holistic reading of the Qur’an can help us rebuild our concepts from within the Qur’an, a methodological approach that we can use to reshape the current religious discourse.

9 August 2021

August 9th, 2021 - Weekly Update

This week we share an article that raises certain questions: Who is a murabbī? What are this person’s characteristics? How did Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) strengthen the relationships between his community’s members at all levels? Read more.

3 August 2021

Muraqaba - Shaykh Riad Saloojee

In this video Shaykh Riad Saloojee discusses the beautiful concept of 'muraqaba' and how it creates a spiritual awareness within us of what goes on in our hearts.