Altaf Husain Lectures

Body Image: Reality and Standards

“We have certainly created man in the best of stature.” (95:4) Sex, Image and Society — where does society’s widespread expectations of body image, sexuality and wealth fit in with an American Muslim’s identity, modesty and purpose? Recorded at the 51st Annual MSA National Continental Conference in Detroit, MI on Saturday, August 30, 2014.

Steadfastness: Do Not Lose Hope

Allah’s support to His faithful servants is an assured promise, but we need to acquire the characteristics of the believers. With the many problems happening in the United States and around the world, whether it’s social, political, or financial, sometimes we become hopeless, but trust God and be patient. Yet, Allah has promised us success and we need to acknowledge that always. “….Do not grieve; indeed Allah is with us.”….. (9:40) This session gives a prescription for acquiring steadfastness and directs take home messages on maintaining our commitment to our Creator during our daily life actions.

Love Of Dunya

A Mighty Test! Effects of Loving The Life of This World.

Distress, Isolationism, and Spirituality

We may find ourselves sad, depressed and lonely. We sometimes wonder about our spiritual state. Praying or fasting doesn’t make us feel closer to God. Why are we experiencing this? What is the solution?

Anti-Islamic Bigotry

Dr. Altaf Husain discusses the Rights and Freedoms of Muslims in America.

Life After MSA

Dr. Altaf Husain discusses the MSA (Muslim Students’ Association) experience and the life after it.

Spirituality: The Catalyst of Mercy

Mercy does not emerge from a vacuum, for a believer it has a spiritual foundation. In this lecture, Dr. Altaf Husain will examine the relationship between mercy and spirituality and he will offer practical advice as to how a believer can cultivate a heightened level of spirituality and therefore manifest greater degrees of mercy and compassion in his/her everyday life

Legacy of Islam in America: The Trans-Atlantic Voyage and Beyond

This is a playlist with 3 videos. This was taken from the ISNA 2009 convention.

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