Your words have a massive impact on your children. It shapes many aspects of their future to a great degree. Your actions too. In fact not just your children but everyone you interact with. Be very mindful of what you say and do.
People are complaining & becoming very despondent. The hottest October in Zimbabwe. Economic hardship, drought & many other challenges. Flooding, wild fires, wars & destruction elsewhere on the globe. It’s time to improve ourselves in every way!
How do you know you are a good Muslim? How do you know you are on the right path? How can you tell whether or not something is right or wrong? This is all related to your taqwa or your awareness of Allah.
Some advice and guidance in the aftermath of the terrorist attack at two Mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. We are in desperate need of healing. This will only come about through love, kindness, respect and understanding. This
Friday Sermon was given on March 15 2019.
We claim to follow the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings of Allah be upon him, but do we truly follow him? Do we truly listen to what he said? Mufti Menk discusses the character and example of the Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessings of Allah be upon him, specifically in relation to marriage and spousal relations.
What have we contributed to the betterment of ourselves, our families and our communities? Look at what we have done in our lives that is pleasing to Allah and that makes us better Muslims. Ask yourselves are you a productive human being? Lecture given at the Peace and Unity Convention in Abuja Nigeria in 2018.
Mufti Ismail Menk speakes at the Independence Stadium in Banjul, the Gambia. He talks about uniting upon Islam and look past our small differences in order to worship Allah and follow the Messenger Muhammad, peace and blessings of Allah be upon him. This lecture is from the
Building Bridges Tour.
Mufti Menk gives a lecture at the East London Mosque on Friday Sept. 2018 on how to bring about change in our communities and societies to become the best of people. Instead of looking at others, we should look at ourselves.
When things happen in our lives we general react in a specific way. The way we react is most often related to how we have been taught to react. How did the Prophet (s) react? What was his way of reacting to events in his life? Mufti Menk explains.
We are searching for mercy on the month of mercy, Ramadan, but how do we attain mercy? What do we need to do? How should we act? Mufti Menk explains. Post Taraweeh talk at Masjidul Furqaan at Islamia Complex in Cape Town. Day 5 of Ramadhaan 1439
Mufti Menk addresses issues that are discussed in Surah Nisa like keeping steadfast in Allah remaining firm, calling people a kafir, those who have doubts. and other issues. Recorded on 4th of Ramadaan 1439/2018 at Masjidul Quds in Cape Town, South Africa
In the global society today sometimes there are societal opinions that are contrary to Islamic beliefs and understanding. Muslims may feel out of place and out of time without adopting these new norms that have evolved over time. How can we remain true to our identity as Muslims but continue to live and be inclusive with our neighbors and societies.
Sometimes we find ourselves in a tough situation where we have been hurt or offended by someone else. Forgiveness is part of Islam and doing it is hard. Mufti Menk explains the benefits of doing this great act that is pleasing to Allah.
Did Islam spread by the sword? Mufti Menk answers this question. He discusses the rights that were bestowed upon those in war, and the limitations that were placed upon fighting in the path of Allah. Prophet Muhammad, acting upon revelation, placed boundaries and rules limiting unnecessary loss of life or damage to the environment.
How many of us prostrate 5 times a day in the masjid? What is the purpose of the masjid? How often do we visit the masjid? What is the importance of the masjid? Mufti Ismail ibn Musa Menk discusses the masjid and its role in our lives.
Mufti Ismail ibn Musa Menk delivers a lecture on the preciousness of our time here and our duty to tell as much people as possible about the message of Islam and to better ourselves as much as possible in preparing to meet the Creator.
Lecture delivered after the Taraweeh prayer in Ramadan 1434 (July / August 2013). The Quran is the ingredient for peace we are all seeking. Many of us are seeking peace. The Quran is our guide. In this Ramadan Series, Mufti Menk explains how we can attain peace with the Quran.
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.
Mufti Ismail Menk discusses how we as Muslims are destroying ourselves and how we should come together putting aside our differences for the betterment of the ummah. Lecture was delivered at the Ummah Welfare Trust ‘Cries of the Ummah’ London conference at Edmonton Islamic Centre on Sunday 19th May 2013.
What was the purpose of creation? Why are we here? Mufti Menk answers this all important question during his inspirational lecture series “Purpose of Creation” held at Fanar – Qatar Islamic Cultural Center on 11th – 12th May 2013.
“If you want your marriage to be to the tee, here are some of the Ts to watch:
Taqwa (consciousness) of the Almighty
Trust one another. Don’t give reason to mistrust
Time spent with one another maximised. Don’t be late to come home unnecessarily
Tongue must be used to say the kindest words. Never vulgar or abusive
Talk to one another & communicate properly
Temper must always be controlled
Truthfulness never to be compromised
Tolerance of the differences here and there
Thanks & gratitude must be shown clearly and repeated verbally
Thoughtfulness & Tact in your actions & words especially when correcting one another
Troublemakers should never be a part of your friends.
Technology must be used to enhance your marriage, not to break it as many do
Tea and meals at home with family – absolutely priceless
Tahajjud (prayer) adds great value & spirituality whilst protecting from Satan”
From the beginning of creation, there has been an ongoing battle between man and temptation and the fight only gets harder. We are surrounded by temptation at every turn; at university, on the street, in the shops and through the media. Without sufficient moral guidelines and self-discipline, it is easy to fall and be led astray from our ultimate goal – to worship the Almighty.
“If you don’t know the plan of the devil, you will certainly fall for it.” Mufti Menk give us powerful and immensely beneficial lecture during his special program “Fountain of Light” held at Fanar – Qatar Islamic Cultural Center on 21st December 2012.
Brother Adeel Hussain died while travelling to the event where Mufti Ismail ibn Musa Menk was speaking. Upon hearing this news, Mufti Menk decided to change the topic and remind us all about death. We need to reflect on when and how we will die. How do you want to leave this world?