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Eid Mubarak!!!

Eid Mubarak!!!

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
Well just a quick one to say Eid Mubarak to everyone.
Alhumdulillah (all Praise belongs to Allah) it seems that everyone (bar a few exceptions!) is doing Eid-ul-Fitr on Friday 10 September 2010.
May Allah accept our worship in Ramadhan and may He give us all the Taufiq (ability) to continue with [...]

My Amazing Journey – Hajj 2009 – Part 2

My Amazing Journey - Hajj 2009 - Part 2

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
Continuing now with the second part of my Hajj 2009 recap and also the long-awaited photos that have now been uploaded.
Day 1
So off we went after Fajr Salaah on the first day of Hajj.  Before Fajr, we got up early and made the necessary arrangements to get into the state [...]

My Amazing Journey – Hajj 2009 – Part 1

My Amazing Journey - Hajj 2009 - Part 1

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
Well what can I say? When people say that Hajj is the journey of a lifetime they’re certainly not exaggerating.  Subhanallah (Allah is Pure) it was an amazing experience and one which I will never forget insha-Allah (God willing).
What I aim to do is to give you my full report [...]

The Perfect Hajj? Part 2

The Perfect Hajj? Part 2

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
And we continue the conversation between Shaikh Shibli and his student:
The Shaikh: “Did you perform Ramal at the time of Tawaaf around the Ka’aba?” (Ramal signifies a running motion)
I replied: “Yes.”
The Shaikh: “Did you at that time flee from this world in such a manner that you felt you were [...]

The Pride of Allah

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
Continuing the Hadith related to Hajj and the rewards associated with it, I present to ou this beautiful saying of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).
This tradition is a classic example of the Mercy of Allah and how much He values His creation.  It also illustrates the importance of Hajj, and how, [...]

One for the Hajjis

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
Insha-Allah (with the Will of Allah) I hope to be one of the millions making the Pilgrimage this year to the House of Allah.  The ‘Journey of a Lifetime’ awaits and I can’t wait until I am there, standing up and being counted by Allah with cries of ‘Labbaik!’ (’I [...]

The 7th Ansaar Funday – Sunday 12 July 2009

The 7th Ansaar Funday - Sunday 12 July 2009

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
Well it’s that time of year again! Yes, once again, the fantastic community-fest that is the 7th Ansaar Funday, will take place insha-Allah (with the Will of Allh) on Sunday 12 July 2009 – that’s THIS SUNDAY!!!
As usual, the event is packed full of fun activities including sports, competitions, food [...]

The Fear Factor

The Fear Factor

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
In Islam, one of the steps to understanding God and building your relationship with Him is the concept of fearing Him.
Why fear?
Because as we all know, when any human being fears another, they either try to stay away from that person or do what they can to please them so [...]

The Difference between 200,000 and 50,000

The Difference between 200,000 and 50,000

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
Well I know that you’re reading the title right now and thinking, ‘that’s easy, it’s 150,000′ but I must inform you that simple subtraction is not the main reason behind my title…..
You see, I was one of the lucky ones who attended the march in London over the weekend in [...]

Join the March!!

Join the March!!

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
Insha-Allah (with the Will of Allah) there will be a Demonstration in support of the people of Palestine in London on Saturday 10 January 2009.
Please assemble at Speakers Corner, Hyde Park by 12:30 pm.  The March will end at the Israeli Embassy, London W8.
For more information check out the Stop [...]