Lectures on Revival

Saad Tasleem – My iPath

Do we just listen to the recitation of the Quran and read it like a robot or do we engage with it where it helps us grow to be a better Muslim? Shaykh Saad Tasleem discusses how we should ponder and reflect on our relationship with the Quran.

Ismail ibn Musa Menk – Solution To Our State Of Weakness

Mufti Ismail ibn Musa Menk gives a lecture on solutions to the weakness of the hearts of Muslims due to sins being committed in Nigera.

Hamza Yusuf – The Rain Prayer (Salatul Istisqa)

Shaykh Hamza gave a general talk on the changing world around us and the warnings Allah and the Prophet (s) gave us to deal with the sins around us. This was after a special prayer for rain in the San Francisco area which has experienced a serious drought over the several years.

Yasir Qadhi – Unity does not mean Uniformity & The Hadith of the 73 sects

“My Ummah will divide into seventy-three sects all of which except one will go to the Fire, and they (i.e. the Saved Sect) are those who are upon what I and My Companions are upon” ~ Prophet Muhammad (ṣallallāhu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

One of the most oft-commented tradition of our Prophet (ṣallallāhu ‘alayhi wa sallam) that is echoed from the mimbars of every Masjid & the focus point of many conversations of our over-zealous youth. Yet many questions arise. Are the majority of the Ummah misguided?! And is every ‘deviation’ automatically bound to the Fire of Hell? And which group is the Saved Sect?

Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi answers these crucial questions, and more, in his latest lecture.

An unmissable lecture for EVERY Muslim.

Yasir Qadhi – Unity in the Muslim Ummah & The Islamic Brotherhood

The Prophet (ṣallallāhu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Among Allah’s servants are people who are neither Prophets nor martyrs, but whom the Prophets and martyrs will deem fortunate because of their high status with Allah.”

They asked: “O Messenger of Allah inform us of who they are.”

He said: “They are people who loved each other for Allah’s sake, without being related to one another or being tied to one another by the exchange of wealth. By Allah, their faces will be luminous and they will be upon light. They will feel no fear when the people will be feeling fear and they will feel no grief when the people will be grieving.” ~ (Sunan Abu Dawud)

Allah will ask on the Day of Judgement: ‘Where are those who loved each other for the sake of My glory? Today, (on a day when there is no shade but mine) I shall shade them with My shade.” ~ (Sahih Muslim)

The Islam brotherhood transcends cast, colour, race & nationality it is a permanent bond based on belief & acceptance of Allah as our deity & Prophet Muhammad (ṣallallāhu ‘alayhi wa sallam) as His final Messenger.

Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi’s powerful talk from his trip to Trinidad on ‘Unity in the Muslim Ummah & the Islamic Brotherhood’

A talk for every Muslim, Recorded on 3rd January 2014

Omar Suleiman – A Roadmap for Achieving the Renaissance

To bring about success, all necessary elements should be covered. Maintaining the success is by no means less important than achieving it. Therefore the building process needs to be well controlled in order for the foundation to be robust and the end result will last long. This session presents the main features for the process of building the Renaissance, which includes comprehensiveness, balance, and relevance.

Hamza Yusuf – When Worlds Wither: Guidance in the Latter Days

The signs of decimation and devastation are all around us. Species are becoming extinct at alarming rates. The oceans’ acidity levels are rising and now threaten the great coral reefs and many aquatic species. Tuna fish will not be around in 25 years because of overfishing. Meanwhile, jellyfish are dominating the oceans, which marine biologists warn is an ominous harbinger. Some scientists believe we as a species may not survive this century. Such prognostications echo what some Islamic scholars, including Imam al-Suyuti and Imam Ibn Hajar al-Asqalani, argued: the 15th century would be Islam’s last. We know from our Prophet (God’s peace and blessings be upon him) that he came to usher in the last days and to remind people of the imminent end. What are its signs? How do we make sense of the apocalyptic news we see daily, and what do we do about it? How do we protect our children from the depression and despair so common to the hearts and minds of too many of today’s youth? This talk will address these and other questions.

Ismail ibn Musa Menk – If Today Was Your Last Day

How would you live your last day? How would you talk? How would you pray? How would you work? How would you eat? What would you do? Mufti Menk shares advice on being prepared for our death. This was a Kuthba at Masjid Uthman delivered on 14th June 2013.

Hamza Yusuf – Nurturing Compassionate Communities: Connecting Faith and Service

Our duty as Muslims is to represent the true meaning of Islam by reaching out to the broader community we serve, the underprivileged and underrepresented. As tensions continue to increase throughout the world, we as North American Muslims have a unique opportunity rarely found elsewhere to serve our community with assurances of security and freedom. Using the Prophet Muhammad (May peace be upon him) as our shining example, this session aims — through diverse informed and unique speakers — to motivate inspire and move us beyond mere words and rhetoric, to truly living a way of life dedicated to serving God by serving humanity.

Tawfique Chowdhury – Wake Up! The Ummah Needs You

What is going on with our ummah? Thousands are dying. Thousands are leaving Islam. What are we doing? What are you doing? Shaykh Tawfique calls upon us to wake up and be serious about our deen.

Hamza Yusuf – Start Practicing, or Stop Pretending

In this Friday sermon, Hamza Yusuf analyzes the release of a derogatory film about the Prophet Muhammad, upon him be God’s blessings and peace and how some Muslims responded to it.

Nouman Ali Khan – I Believe I Can Fly (Back to Allah)

Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan talks about returning back to Allah.

Tariq Ramadan – In The Footsteps of the Prophet: How Muslims should Contribute to the World

Prof. Dr. Tariq Ramadan discusses how we can put the life of Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) into action in our communities to make this a better world for all of humanity.

Suhaib Webb – The Prophet Muhammad as My Role Model

A very educational and motivational talk by Imam Suhaib Webb on the legacy of the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him).

Nouman Ali Khan – The Muslim Youth of Tomorrow

A very positive and thought-provoking talk by Br. Nouman Ali Khan on the optimism of tomorrow’s young muslim.

Omar Suleiman – Freedom in Islam

In this lecture Imam Omar discusses the reality of freedom and its limits.

Nouman Ali Khan – Of Aliens and Priorities

Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan telling us we should focus on priorities that are important and do not concern with trivial aspects.

Omar Suleiman – Purify Your Soul by Perfecting Modesty (Hayaa)

Modesty is from faith. How does one get modesty from faith?

Hamza Yusuf – The Critical Importance of Al-Ghazali in Our Times

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Hamza Yusuf – United We Stand: One Destiny

Where are we going? This is a question that is relevant for both Muslims and Americans. Beyond certain jingoistic slogans we may regurgitate during moments of contrived patriotism, do we really have a sense of destiny? What is our vision for the sort of world we would like to see coming into being and what actions can we realistically take to begin actualizing that vision? These are some of the questions Shaykh Hamza Yusuf will address during the concluding lecture of this conference.

Hamza Yusuf – Sharing Success: Fair Trade Commerce for a Better World

In the recent years, Fair Trade has emerged as one of the world’s most dynamic efforts to enhance global social justice and environmental sustainability through market based social change. Does Fair Trade necessarily mean ethical trade? What impact can the average consumer have on global economics? Grounded in the inspiring power of Fair Trade as a positive alternative to poverty, environmental destruction, and human exploitation, this enlightening session will explain how we can make a difference.

Hamza Yusuf – New Beginnings: Mobilizing and Motivating a Generation

It was narrated that ‘Ai’ishah said: The Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said: “O people, you should do whatever good deeds you can, for Allah does not get tired (of giving reward) until you get tired. And the most beloved of good deeds to Allah is that in which a persons persists, even if it is little. If the family of Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) started to do something, they would persist in it.” (al-Bukhaari, 43; Muslim, 782) As Muslims in tumultuous age, we must develop the methods and tools necessary to improve our community’s condition. How can we utilize our various individual strengths and approaches to jointly propel our community into a brighter era? What can we do today to energize and mobilize ourselves? How do we get ourselves moving? What are ways that we can ensure the continuity of our actions?

Nouman Ali Khan – Distinctions and Responsibilities of The Muslim Ummah

Are We doing justice to the message of Islam by our characters and Daily Life? or is The Message of Islam suffering because of Us?

Hamza Yusuf – Remembering the Days of Allah

Shaykh Hamza Yusuf discusses the many signs of the last days are already here and happening around the world today. He calls us to wake up and focus on our relationship with Allah.

Yasir Qadhi – Islamophobia: Between Fear and Action

From the 2010 Global Peace & Unity Event

Zaid Shakir – Shielding our Hearts: Facebook, Twitter, & “Me” Generation

Lecture from MSA National Conference 2010 parallel to the ISNA 2010 Convention.

Hamza Yusuf – Rethinking Islamic Reform

Hamza Yusuf starts at around the 15 minute mark.

Tariq Ramadan – Rethinking Islamic Reform

Tariq Ramadan starts at the 1 hour mark.

Faraz Rabbani – A Vision for the Muslim Community

Courtesy of United For Change.  From the United Against Malaria event.

Abdullah Hakim Quick – Revival of the Ummah

Lecture given at the 3rd Reviving the Islamic Spirit convention in Toronto, Canada at the Rogers Centre (formerly known as the Sky Dome).

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