Shaykh Hamza Yusuf gives a Khutbah remind us to honor the masjid that he said are sanctified and consecrated for God’s remembrance and for the worshiper to gain spiritual repose and Sakinah (peace). Shaykh Hamza encourages worshipers to modestly ornament ourselves – both physically and mentally – before and while in the mosque so we can gain nearness to Allah and to gain dignity while in this place of worship. This Friday sermon was delivered at the Muslim Community Center – East Bay (MCC East Bay) in Pleasanton, California on June 25, 2010.
Imam Suhaib Webb reminds us of our priorities as Muslims living in our current situation. We are forgetting about way of the Prophet Muhammad peace and blessings of Allah be upon him and getting distracted with what we believe is urgent but it isn’t.
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.