24 November 2023
Navigating Hardship - Shaykha Muslema Purmul

There will always be challenges in our lives, but hardships are never meant to break us. The Messenger of God ﷺ experienced many challenges in life. How did he handle these difficulties without allowing them to overwhelm him?

18 November 2023
The Obstacles on the Way - Shaykh Yasir Fahmy

Every path has its obstacles, some easy to recognize, others hidden. These are blind spots or distortions that prevent us from seeing the way clearly. Facilitating our path to God involves an active awareness of how we think, process information and engage our intellectual framework with the mores of the day.

6 November 2023
Overcoming Grief and Anger - Imam Dawud Walid

Imam Dawud Walid reflects a painful moment in his life, recounting how his grief eventually gave way to anger. With the consultation of his spiritual mentors, he was able to navigate through it. He draws from a profound Hadith on the salawat on the Prophet ﷺ and offers practical advice for all of us who are going through it.

31 October 2023
The Believers Are Brothers - Sh. Hassan Lacheb

Allah often reminds us in the Qur’an about the special bond that exists between the believers. How can we further strengthen these bonds and what do we do if they weaken?

23 October 2023
The 10 Conditions of Seeking I'lm (Sacred Knowledge) - Shaykh Riad Saloojee

Shaykh Riad Saloojee speaks about 'ilm (sacred knowledge) and the the prerequisites for those who orient themselves on the path to seeking it.

26 September 2023
How is Pearls of the Qur'an Unique? - Hear From the Attendees

We spoke to some of the attendees who gave their perspective on their experience at the Pearls of the Qur'an conference. Hear what they have to say.

3 December 2020
Rising After The Fall

Allah defines us as a community, not as a community of sinners, but as a community of repenters. Ustadha Muslema Purmul gives a beautiful insight into how we can always work through our mistakes and find our way back.

24 November 2020
Your Ego Will Destroy You!

Our unchecked egos will surely lead us astray. But how do we overcome the tribulations of the nafs? Shaykh Yasir Fahmy discusses ways that we can overcome our lower selves and methods to prevent our egos from destroying us.

14 October 2020
With Difficulty Comes Ease - Shaykh Yasir Fahmy

What is our attitude when we face difficulties?

Who do we look to and what do we do?

24 September 2020
Sticks and Stones

When toxic speech can now spread worldwide by simply pressing a button, understanding the lasting impact of our words has never been more important. While different forms of communication and interaction continue to evolve, guarding the tongue remains an essential characteristic of a healthy spiritual life.

24 September 2020
The Art of Contemplation

What made a man like Steven Hawking, epitomize disbelief? Was he not endued with understanding? Could he not be contemplative? Can scientific knowledge be the final arbiter of truth?

24 September 2020
The Next Generation

"I raised you like I raised an army of men." The words of Dr. Zainab's late father who raised her and her sister. How can we raise the next generation to be an example for humanity?