Archive for August, 2010


Preparing for Ramadhan – A lecture

August 10, 2010

By Saiful Islam

It has come to that time of the year which will (Insha’Allah) rejuvenate our souls for the coming year.  A month-intensive recharge of the Iman which has been depleted over the year due to distractions and lapses in practising our Deen.

It is important that we prepare well for Ramadhan so that we may derive maximum benefit from it, and not be the losers who merely empty their bellies and gain only starvation from it.

Below is an audio lecture of the erudite scholar Shaykh (Dr.) Riyad Nadwi who brings unique perspectives and dimensions on a topic most important to us all.

Also viewable at Halal Tube.


Muslims in the West: Challenges and Opportunities

August 3, 2010

By CoolnessofHind

I wrote on the topic of the unique Muslim in the West previously on the ISSM blog.  Since then I came across a very insightful interview with a thinker and scholar on a topic most pertinent to the Muslims living the West.  I pray it is of benefit to the readers. Ameen


Muslims in the West: Challenges and Opportunities – An Interview With Mawlana Khalil al-Rahman Sajjad al-Nu’mani al-Nadwi

[Mawlana Khalilul Rahman Sajjad Nu’mani Nadwi is from Lucknow, India and is a prolific scholar and thinker of Islam. He is the son of the distinguished Muslim scholar Mawlana Muhammad Manzur Nu’mani. He studied at the famous educational establishments of Dar al-‘Ulum Nadwat al-‘Ulama’ and Madinah University. He is a renowned mufassir of the Qur’an and travels widely for the purpose of da‘wah. Recently, he was invited to South Africa to visit the leading Islamic and educational establishments. Sulaiman Kazi from Batley, West Yorkshire joined him for a week and interviewed him in Cape Town on 20th October 2002. Below is a transcript of his advice for Muslims living in the West.]

Question: What advice would you give to Muslims in the West following the events of September 11, 2001?

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