Abdul Nasir Jangda Lectures

Being Centered vs Being Self Centered

Have you seen him who takes his low desires for his god? (Surah Furqan, 25:43)

And know that Allah knows what is within yourselves, so beware of Him. (Surah Baqarah, 2:235)

Balance holds a very significant place in every phase of life, and yet the phenomenon of social media creates an inner world for us to become so self-focused that it can lead to narcissism. It is a self-love, a need for attention to keep the fragile inner ego convinced it is liked. A recent study has found that students who posted more often on Facebook and Twitter scored higher in specific measures of different types of narcissism, including personality traits such as being exhibitionists, exploitative, and feeling superior. This may result in over-evaluating the importance of our own opinions. How do we center ourselves to the consciousness that every individual should pursue life with firm balance and composure? The goal sought in the remembrance of God is the attainment of balance and being centered as one submits to the consciousness of the Divine.

Radiating Beauty

Wherever Islam has gone it has produced wondrous beauty, a reflection of inward and outward excellence (ihsan), from the arts to human character. This session will move us to rediscover the meaning of beauty, and how to achieve and manifest it in the making of Muslim American culture.

The Legacy of Ibrahim

Through the Legacy of Ibrahim (a), personified as a flourishing tree (14: 24 – 25), we find that, to live a balanced life, one must have firm roots in faith, nurture familial values, and cultivate communal success. By Inculcating Abrahamic values: obedience to Allah (swt), love for family, and a dedication to people, we hope to improve both our lives in this world, as well as the hereafter.

A Love Story: The Messenger (PBUH) & Khadija

One of the most famous and greatest love stories of all time: the story of Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessings of Allah be upon him, and his first wife Khadija, may Allah be pleased with her.

How to take advantage of Ashura

Shaykh Abdul Nasir Jangda giving tips for the day of Ashura.

Religion and Education: The Struggle for an Identity

One of the unique struggles of our generation is the tension that arises with attempting to reconcile technological developments and our secular education with our religious education and spiritual development. Sh. Abdul Nasir Jangda helps us understand the balance between the two spheres of knowledge.

Make Yourself Beneficial to the Community

Khutbah by Sh. Abdul Nasir Jangda on March 1, 2013 at IIOC titled: “Make Yourself Beneficial to the Community”.

The Want For More

Shaykh Abdul Nasir Jangda keeps it real in his talk about personal finance, debt, Islamic finance and what the the sharia compliant way is really with all of this.

Dua for Going to the Masjid

This is a selection from Shaykh Abdul Nasir Jangda’s class Accepted Supplication. It is a detailed look at this specific supplication upon entering the masjid. The class covers many supplications.

Family Values

Shaykh Abdul Nasir Jangda speaking about Family Values.

Defending the Honor of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ

Peace and blessings of Allah be upon him.

Go The Extra Mile

We are past the half way point of this blessed month. Shaykh Abdul Nasir gives an encouraging and motivational reminder to excel and work harder for the time we have left in Ramadan.

Making Dua in Ramadan

Shaykh Abdul Nasir Jangda reminds us on the power and benefits of making supplication in the month of Ramadan.

Can I be like the Prophet?

In this talk, Sh. Abdul Nasir discusses the noble character of the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) and how we can strive to be like him.

Life in the FAST Lane

Pre-Ramadan reminder by Sh. Abdul Nasir Jangda about the importance of ramadan and how to implement it in our daily lives before and after.

Illuminating the Path: Using Islam to Rebalance Our Goals

Shaykh AbdulNasir Jangda discusses manifesting barakah in our lives by setting goals in our lives.

Quran: Learn, Love, and Live to Recite

The Qur’an is amazing. We need to learn to live it and love it.

Guidance: Lessons from Surah Taha

Check out this amazing tafseer lecture about Surah Taha, a surah which speaks about life, death, Moses, guidance, and much more!

Never Give Up Hope

Losing hope? Feel all is lost? The believer always has Allah. Listen to learn and reflect on hope.

Why Should I Be Thankful?

A khutbah by Shaykh Abdul Nasir Jangda on why we should be thankful. This khutbah was delivered to the Muslim Community of Knoxville.

Happiness in the Home

Shaykh Abdul Nasir Jangda discusses the problems within our families living in our current societies and provides solutions from the Islamic sources.

Istikharah: How To & Why?

Explanation and procedure of Salat-ul-Istikharah.

Salah in Focus

The title of the lecture is ṣalāh in focus – creating some focus in regards to ṣalāh. Let’s go back to a time in the history of our ummah when the focus of ṣalāh was solidified. The most important period in our history is the life of the Prophet (s) . To understand the focus ṣalāh has in our dīn (religion) and in the life of the Prophet (s), we have to go back to the most difficult and tragic time in the life of the Prophet (s): a period of his life remembered as The Year of Grief and Sorrow.

Getting to Know the Prophet

Peace and blessings be upon him.

Salah in Focus

Prayer in focus.

Kicking Off the Last 10 Nights

Shaykh Abdul Nasir Jangda gives advice on how to prepare for the last 10 days of Ramadan seeking layla tul qadr.

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