Every Muslim yearns to know their Prophet. But we may be surprised to know that even the Companions and family members of the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, yearned to know more about him after his passing. They sought out those who knew him best, questioned them and sat with them. Join us in learning how they yearned for him, and discover the great status of those who yearn and long for him until today.
Shaykh Zaynab Ansari discusses how we can be authentically Muslim in an inauthentic world.
Zaynab Ansari lectures at the “What is Love?” program held at Al-Farooq Masjid on Saturday, February 16, 2013.
The Qur’anic narrative of the story of Mary and Jesus thousands of years ago points to vices that plague the world today—derision, arrogance, abuse and ultimately, having a poor opinion of others. These spiritual diseases are at the root of much of the disharmony of the modern human condition, whether in debates about theology and methodology or the mundane minutia of petty matters between neighbors. How does the story of Mary and Jesus (peace be upon them) teach us to both spiritual purify ourselves from these maladies and deal with the haters?