Archive for September 2008

The End of Tafsir at Zakaria Masjid – The End of an Era

The End of Tafsir at Zakaria Masjid - The End of an Era

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
They say that all good things must come to an end…
Well on Saturday 28th September 2008 at Zakaria Masjid in Dewsbury, something great did indeed come to an end.
Yes, on Saturday night, we were blessed by Allah to experience the last instalment of the Tafsir (explanation, exegesis) of the Holy [...]

The Islamic Contribution to the English Legal System

The Islamic Contribution to the English Legal System

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
Just a quick one to let all my highly informed readers know about this very interesting article I read on the BBC News website.
It explores the ‘missing’ link between the Islamic and English legal systems and how Islam contributed to the English one.
It also touches upon an area of history [...]

Have You got a Case of the Ramadhaan Blues?

Have You got a Case of the Ramadhaan Blues?

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
Well the clock is ticking, the fasts are breaking and the Taraaweehs (night prayers) are slipping away as we are now in the last 10 days of this blessed month.
One thing I’m hearing from people is how they are looking forward to the end of the month because they are [...]

Masjid-e-Hidayah Update

Masjid-e-Hidayah Update

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
Alhumdulillah (all Praise belongs to Allah) as the wonderful month of Ramadhaan is rolling along and as our alms giving increases day by day, here is a message and an update from the brothers at Masjid-e-Hidayah.
Please have a read and give what you can.  May our Lord accept all our [...]

Brand Spanking New Hidayahblog!!

Brand Spanking New Hidayahblog!!

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
Well just a quick one to let you guys know about about our brand new look here at Hidayahblog.
We’ve gone for a bit of a magazine look, but don’t worry!  Your still with the good old Hidayahblog team.  And that means articles, news and views about the way of life [...]

Weekend Update

Weekend Update

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
Just to let you know that the programs last weekend went really well alhumdulillah.
Moulana Ilyas did such an interesting Zakat Seminar in Masjid-e-Hidayah that we’ve asked him to do it again this coming Sunday for those who missed it at Zakaria Masjid.
And on Sunday, Moulana Maseeullah did a practical demonstration [...]

The Benefits of Ramadhaan

The Benefits of Ramadhaan

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
Well as the blessed month of Ramdhaan is simmering away nicely, we at Hidayahblog want to know how you are spending yours.
What special things are you doing for Ramadhaan?
Are there any events of interest happening in your area?
How are you finding the long fasts, especially when you are at work?  [...]

Ramadhaan – The Golden Opportunity

Ramadhaan - The Golden Opportunity

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
It was after Fajr prayer yesterday that the Imam said that the month of Ramadhaan was like a golden opportunity for the Believer.
He was reading out of a book which equated Ramadhaan to a summer, when the weather is fine, the fruits are in full blossom and all you want [...]

Better Late than Never!

Better Late than Never!

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
Ramadhaan Mubarak to all our readers!!
Okay, so I am a little late, but alhumdulillah (all praise belongs to Allah) we have once again found ourselves at the beginning of another special Ramadhaan.
As always, we are beginning to feel the blessings and Allah’s special mercy that this month brings and as [...]