Reflections & Lectures

Fadl of Allah – Khatm al-Qurʾān talk by Shaykh Amin Kholwadia

Reflection delivered on June 11th, 2018 Khatm al-Qurʾān and Laylatul Qadr talk by Shaykh Amin Kholwadia   Click to Play

“Islam Stands Alone!”

Reflection delivered on June 15th, 2018 In this compelling Eid bayaan, Shaykh Amin accentuates that Islam is and will always remain independent from all external influences – whether they be religious, political, philosophical or civilizational.  Throughout history, we have been a community that gives, not takes – a reflection of the values of our most generous and genius leader, Prophet Muhammad ﷺ.  We...

Enjoining an Ibadah of Purpose and Focus

Reflection delivered on June 8th, 2018 A hallmark of the Prophetic Sunnah was to exhibit an intense focus and perspective in his ‘ibadah.  A level of focus must always be present in our psyche but must be heightened in the month of Ramadan where we have an opportunity to obtain Allah’s forgiveness and attain salvation from the Hellfire.  It was...

The Two Impediments to a Muslim’s Ibadah

Reflection delivered on May 18th, 2018 In this simple yet profound message, Shaykh Amin points to two vices which, if present, will prevent a Muslim’s heart from softening despite his life-long ‘ibadah – arrogance (kibr) and stinginess (bukhul).  Without their presence, there is no reason a Muslim who makes salah 5 times a day should contain a soft heart; and yet with its...

Mi’raj: A Spiritual Journey

Reflection delivered on April 13th, 2018

Commitment to Deen in an Ever-Changing Context

Reflection delivered on October 13th, 2017 In his Friday reflection, Shaykh Amin calls our attention to the Seerah of Prophets throughout history, where the context may have varied in each situation, but the message remained universal. As we encounter modern issues that run antithetical to the Qur’an and Sunnah, we must maintain our perspective of believing in Allah and preparing...

Fruits of Isra and Mi’raj

Reflection delivered on April 13th, 2018 In this profound address on the topic of Isra al M’iraj, Shaykh Amin draws our focus upon the very foundation of The Night of Ascension, which is Salat. The five daily prayers must not be perceived as a responsibility, rather a hand-delivered gift from Allah to His Rasul that will contribute to our own...

Prophetic Intelligence as Our Portal to Success

Reflection delivered on January 26th, 2018 All Prophets have been chosen through Allah’s Grace to be the inheritors of knowledge that stretches beyond time and space.  We accept this notion irrespective of context of the Nabi’s race, culture or time period. The Prophet Muhammad (s) being the ultimate recipient of God’s grace, we accept him as possessing a scope and depth...

Knowledge as the Greatest of All Blessings

Reflection delivered on January 19th, 2018 Service of God is derived from knowledge, and this makes knowledge one of our greatest ‘inamat (blessings). In this Friday reflection, Shaykh Amin explains why a recognition of this concept and embracing this great blessing will transform us into a true Muslim nation that is uncompromisingly proud of our mode of Divine servitude.

A Return to Islam’s Civilizational Code

Reflection delivered on June 25, 2017 In this Eid message, Shaykh Amin presents us with a retrospective view of the Ummah’s adherence to Islam’s civilizational code through the ages. Just as our observance of the Eid-ul-Fiṭr holiday and its customary acts of worship has been perpetuated through the centuries, so too must we carry forth the legacy of adab (etiquette)...

Khatm al-Qurʾān Duʿāʾ – Ramadan 25, 1438 by Shaykh Amin Kholwadia

Reflection delivered on June 20, 2017 Khatm al-Qurʾān Duʿāʾ, Ramadan 25 1438, led by Shaykh Amin Kholwadia Click to Play or Right-click to Save
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