Posts tagged with "iman"

"The Elixir of Faith and How to Change the World"
Friday Khutbahs (Sermons) · 11. March 2022
It is not an exaggeration to say iman (faith) - that most basic, core thing - is the seed for everything that has to do with our Islam; within everything that has to do with our relationship with God, with the Prophet, with the history of Islam, with the tradition of Islam. At the very heart and core of iman is a very important concept, that being to trust. Someone may claim, "I believe" but at the same time, they do not trust that God knows what is good for them or for others. They do not...
"The Last 10 Days of Ramadan and Bearing Witness for Shaytan"
Friday Khutbahs (Sermons) · 30. April 2021
We have already approached the last 10 days of Ramadan, where this journey is supposed to intensify and reach its natural conclusion. The last days are where we are meant to take stock of the year that passed and deeply reflect upon the year that will come, fully aware of the possibility that in this upcoming year, we may not be around. The companions of the Prophet, in the last 10 days of each Ramadan, would intensify their practices of isolation. They would come together in Tarawe’eh...

"What Does Your Iman Amount To?"
Friday Khutbahs (Sermons) · 05. March 2021
With the remarkable rate by which time passes, and how time is seemingly experienced in such a relative, specific and intimate fashion, life seems to slip by one's fingertips. Every day rolls into another, every week rolls into another. Nothing remains constant nor unchangeable in this journey that is life, except for God. One way or another, we encounter a question in this journey that often is like a companion in existence, a question that perhaps every mumin (believer) feels, or at least...

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