These conditions are major causes of depression and decline of families and society. But what are the approaches to prevention and treatment for addiction and stress. Medicine, ailments, exercise and counselling all have a place, however, the root cause may often be ignored. The causes and treatment of addiction and stress are considered in the context of “What’s your goal?”
In this session we want the audience to hear the story of Iblis, and the promises he made to Allah after his refusal to bow to Adam (PBUH). After looking into the detailed story of Shaytaan and how and why he became the way he is, we want to give the audience an idea of some of the tricks Shaytan uses to stray believers from the straight path. Taking a look at Shaytan’s story from beginning to end, with a new, more profound insight, as well as a look into his tricks and trap, will allow the audience to have a better understanding of the enemy and how he manipulates mankind.
Islamophobia often sparks from the misguided actions of extremists. These sparks are further ignited by the rampant efforts of certain people and organizations who constantly bring attention to the actions of those on the periphery. They are successful at bringing threats from distant groups, like ISIS, to the forefront of the conversations about Islam in America. Sh. Saad Tasleem addresses how we can actively combat and rectify this, and deal with the Islamophobia and Islamophobes.
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.