Reflections & Lectures

The Inner Dimensions of Salatul Witr

Post-Taraweeh Reflection delivered on May 18th, 2019.

Hearken to the Spirit of Ramaḍān

Reflection delivered on May 10th, 2019

Renewing Our Dedication to ‘Ibādah

Reflection delivered on April 19th, 2019

Ḥalāl Consumption and Our Spiritual Health

Reflection delivered on April 12th, 2019

Our Way Forward in Light of the NZ Massacre

Reflection delivered on March 15th, 2019

Blessing in Following Allah’s Rules

Reflection delivered on March 8th, 2019

Islam is Complete

Reflection delivered on February 8th, 2019 Despite the proclivities afforded to us by modern intellectualism, Muslims must view Islam as religion that is ‘wholesome and complete’, free from any need to reform, supplement or complement. The Shaykh expounds on this notion by rebuking the trend from both within and outside the community to modify, reconfigure and rethink all elements of...

Approaching the Shutdown by Opening the Qur’an

Reflection delivered on January 18th, 2019 As scores of people have been furloughed due to the government shut down, the Shaykh draws our attention to the relevancy of Allah’s ﷻ revelation in explaining our nation’s current reality. Furthermore, we are called to action of our own as Muslims living in a nation wrought with hunger and poverty.  

‘Raḥmah’: Defined

Reflection delivered on January 11th, 2019 In this Friday reflection, Shaykh Amin takes us through the several layers of raḥmah manifested by Allah ﷻ and demonstrates that this concept is far and beyond the definition of ‘mercy’ which English speakers have become accustomed to. The true definition of raḥmah stretches to the cosmic levels and enacted by the loftiest of...

The King is Calm

Reflection delivered on December 28th, 2018 In this Friday reflection, Shaykh Amin bifurcates Islam and Christianity as having two very distinct theologies and directs the Muslims to treat them as such, as we engage in truthful and unapologetic dialogues within our predominantly Christian communities. This notion is exemplified by Jaʿfar ibn Abī Tālib’s رضي الله عنه timeless and glorious introduction...

The Mission Has Not Yet Begun

Reflection delivered on December 21st, 2018 As Muslims in the post-modern era, we must reevaluate the mission of the Prophet ﷺ‬ in light of the purpose of his nubuwwah, which is to achieve salvation for humanity. The Prophet’s ﷺ‬ primary purpose was not to achieve social reform, to create a political system or to uphold the rights of humanity, as...
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