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Women Area in Mosque: Too Many Restrictions? (Part 2/4)

Women Area in Mosque: Too Many Restrictions? (Part 2/4)

In the first part, Dr. Jasser Auda raised the question about where women prayer area should be...

Ibn `Atta’: Perfect Your Beginning (Words of Wisdom)

Ibn `Atta’: Perfect Your Beginning (Words of Wisdom)

In his well-known book, Al-Hikam (Words of Wisdom), sheikh Ahmad Ibn `Ataa’illah As-Sakandari...

Reciting Quran & Tawaf: Women in Menses Excluded?

Reciting Quran & Tawaf: Women in Menses Excluded?

In the previous part, Dr. Jasser Auda discussed the scholars’ opinions regarding the permissibly...

Women Area in Mosque: Too Many Restrictions? (Part 1)

Women Area in Mosque: Too Many Restrictions? (Part 1)

Where should women offer prayer within a mosque? And where did they pray during the lifetime of...

The 7 Roles of the Mosque

The 7 Roles of the Mosque

                            In Islam, mosques are not just “places of prayers.”...

How Did Adam and Eve’s Children Reproduce?

How Did Adam and Eve’s Children Reproduce?

  Question: As-salamu Alaykum Thanks for the great service you are offering. If Adam and Eve...

رحلة الحياة ومعهد المقاصد والاتحاد العالمي ودور العلماء ومواجهة الاستبداد والعلاقة مع الغرب والثورات العرب... Thursday, 24 March 2016  حوار على فور شباب   حول رحلة الحياة ومعهد المقاصد والاتحاد العالمي ودور العلماء ومواجهة الاستبداد والعلاقة مع الغرب والثورات العربية
Ibn`Atta’: Discovering One’s Flaws Ibn`Atta’: Discovering One’s Flaws Monday, 20 June 2016 In his well-known book, Al-Hikam (Words of Wisdom), sheikh Ahmad Ibn `Ataa’illah As-Sakandari says: “Trying to discover the flaws within you is better than trying to discover the worlds hidden from you.” One may start his journey to Allah the right way. But unfortunately, he might feel...
Should Muslims in the North Fast 23 Hours a Day? Should Muslims in the North Fast 23 Hours a Day? Sunday, 29 May 2016 Summary This article surveys the different opinions regarding the maximum length of fasting for Muslims living in northern regions of the globe. My main concern is to ease the hardship that a sizeable population of Muslims may experience this year and in coming years as a result of fasting an e...
Praying by a Non-Muslim? Praying by a Non-Muslim? Sunday, 29 May 2016 Aboutislam.net Question I am originally Christian and for the last year I have been discovering Islam. I have now stopped going to church and praying according to the Christian tradition because I gradually became unconvinced of the key Christian teachings about Jesus. I am missing prayer very muc...
Ibn Atta’ on Keeping Priorities Straight Ibn Atta’ on Keeping Priorities Straight Tuesday, 17 May 2016 In his well-known book, Al-Hikam (Words of Wisdom), sheikh Ahmad Ibn `Ataa’illah As-Sakandari says: A sign of following one’s whims is to be active with optional good deeds while being lazy with required obligations. The next step in our journey to Allah requires sound knowledge and ...
Sufism Vs. Wahhabism Sufism Vs. Wahhabism Tuesday, 17 May 2016 Sufism and Wahhabism are very general words that people use to mean a variety of things, good and evil, from the Islamic point of view. So, I will try to clarify all the different views about them regardless of the names and labels.   Sufism: A Quest for Spirituality Originally, Sufism (‘Tasaw...
Women Area in Mosque Women Area in Mosque Monday, 09 May 2016 In this part, Dr. Jasser Auda concludes the series with discussion of where children should line within a mosque and whether women are solely responsible for them during prayer. Also, whether mosque’s gates should be open for both men and women or dedicated for each gender is also elaborated on in...
A discussion on Islam, justice and politics Monday, 20 June 2016 A discussion on Islam, justice and politics in South Africa's Deen TV 
Lecture on The Objectives of Ramadan and Fasting Lecture on The Objectives of Ramadan and Fasting Monday, 20 June 2016 Questions and answers on Ramadan, fasting and the wider community
Jasser Auda. Ibn Ataa (3): Relying on Allah Jasser Auda. Ibn Ataa (3): Relying on Allah Monday, 20 June 2016 How to truly rely on Allah? Tawakkul: Save yourself from worrying; Somebody already took care of your affairs for you - Ibn Ataa. Let's learn from the example of birds in their reliance on Allah. 
maqasid al-shariah as philosophy of islamic law maqasid al-shariah as philosophy of islamic law Sunday, 29 May 2016 Speaking about "How maqasid al-shariah could contribute a new and much needed approach to Islamic questions of the time" 29 MAY 10 AM Baltimore Convention Center
The Objective of Fasting The Objective of Fasting Wednesday, 25 May 2016
The Objectives of Fasting and Ramadan with Dr. Jasser Auda The Objectives of Fasting and Ramadan with Dr. Jasser Auda Wednesday, 18 May 2016   A special guest is joining us at Masjid Toronto to talk about a significant and relevant topic of ‘The Objectives of Ramadan and Fasting‘. We welcome everyone to joinon Sunday, May 22nd right after Dhuhr (1:30 pm). Dr. Jasser Auda is the Executive Director of the Maqasid Institute, a global think tank based in London, and a Visiting Professor of Islamic Law at Carleton University in Canada. He is also a Founding and Board Member of the International Union of Muslim Scholars.Lunch will ...
IIIT will hold 3 panels during the ICNA-MAS Convention IIIT will hold 3 panels during the ICNA-MAS Convention Sunday, 08 May 2016 IIIT will hold 3 panels during the ICNA-MAS Convention on May 29, 2016 in Baltimore, MD. The panel titles are: 1) Maqasid Al-Shariah as a Philosophy of Islamic Law: A System Approach. 2) Islamophobia: Root Causes, Effective Solutions. 3) Mind the Gap: Bringing Islamic scholars and Scientists Together to address challenges at the intersection of theology, science and bioethics. Panelists include Amb. Ebrahim Rasool, former ambassador of South Africa to the United States; Prof. Jasser Auda,...
Launching :South African edition of Maqasid al Shariah Launching :South African edition of Maqasid al Shariah Wednesday, 04 May 2016   22 April 2016 Launching in Cape Town insha Allah the South African edition of:Maqasid al Shariah : As Philosophy of Islamic Law - Jasser Auda, which comes after a number of reprints, local editions, translated editions, and electronic editions. Thanking Allah to hear that this book's total reprints, despite its specialized language, crossed the 50 thousand copies mark.
A Forum Discussion among the three Abrahamic Faiths A Forum Discussion among the three Abrahamic Faiths Wednesday, 06 April 2016 Three panelists representing the three major Abrahamic faiths (Judaism, Christianity, and Islam) will discuss religiously sanctioned violence in their respective scriptures at this year’s first Stuart Ivison Memorial Lecture at First Baptist Church Ottawa on Jewish representative Rabbi Idan Scher (Congregation Machzikei Hadas), Christian representative Dr. Brian Butcher (St. Paul University), and Muslim representative Dr. Jasser Auda (Carleton University) will consider the history of viol...

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