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Your Daily Dose: 4th Juz

Okay, okay, okay! I know we are reading double Qur’an today, our juz for Ramadan and Sura al-Kahf. What are you thoughts? What are your feelings? What moved you? Share and spread the gems!   A juz is a part of the Qur’an. The Qur’an is divided into 30 parts (juz). The 4th juz of […]

Your Daily Dose: 3rd Juz

Pondering on the Qur’an is one of the essential ingredients of the “CORE RAMADAN DIET.” Last night many of us heard the third Juz. What are your thoughts? What did you take form this amazing part of the Qur’an?   A juz is a part of the Qur’an. The Qur’an is divided into 30 parts […]

Your Daily Dose: Thoughts on the Qur’an

Allah (subhanahu wa ta`ala – exalted is He) says, “Will they not ponder over the Qur’an?” (Qur’an, 47:24). The Prophet ﷺ (peace be upon him) said, “The people of the Qur’an are the people of Allah and His chosen friends.”  When ‘Uthman (radiAllahu `anhu – may Allah be pleased with him) was asked, “How can I get closer […]

Tafsir Surat As-Shams (Part II)

In his Wednesday night class at MCA, Imam Suhaib Webb explains the second part of Surat As-Shams (Qur’an, 91) and a brother converts to Islam at the beginning of the class alhamdulilLah (Praise be to God).

Question on Intercourse

Question: I have a very sensitive question.  I would like to know if oral sex is permitted or whetherit is haram (impermissible) in Islam.  Could you tell me what the ruling is? Answer: No problem; “Allah is not shy of the truth” (Bukhari). Oral sex is permissible between husband and wife as long as neither […]

Tafsir Surat As-Shams (Part I)

In his Wednesday night class at MCA, Imam Suhaib Webb explains the first part of Surat As-Shams (Qur’an, 91) and br. Taqwa Wudu al-Amin shares his conversion story to Islam.

Response to al-Shorouk’s Article

Assalamu `alaykum, Over a month ago, the respected Egyptian Paper al-Shorouk published a scandalous piece about me based on a recent “profile piece” done in the Los Angeles Times. I sent them a response, requesting that they correct the post and publish my response. They failed to do so, and have ignored numerous requests for clarity. […]

Faith and the Cubicle

Imam Suhaib Webb discusses the issues facing Muslims in the workplace during this friday khutbah (sermon) titled “Faith and the Cubicle.”

Tafsir Surat Al-Layl (Part II)

In his Wednesday night class at MCA, Imam Suhaib Webb explains the second part of Surat Al-Layl (Qur’an, 92).

Tafsir Surat Al-Layl (Part I)

In his Wednesday night class at MCA, Imam Suhaib Webb explains the first part of Surat Al-Layl (Qur’an, 92).

Tafsir Surat Ad-Duha

In his Wednesday night class at MCA, Imam Suhaib Webb explains Surat Ad-Duha (Qur’an, 93).

Tafsir Surat Al-Bayinnah (Part II)

In his Wednesday night class at MCA, Imam Suhaib Webb explains the second half of Surat Al-Bayyinah (Qur’an, 98). Podcast: Download (Duration: 59:42 — 28.7 MB)

Tafsir Surat Al-Bayyinah (Part I)

In his Wednesday night class at MCA, Imam Suhaib Webb explains the first half of Surat Al-Bayyinah (Qur’an, 98). Part I Podcast: Download (Duration: 20:00 — 19.2 MB) Part II Podcast: Download (Duration: 20:00 — 19.2 MB) Part III Podcast: Download (Duration: 01:50 — 1.8 MB)  

Tafsir Surat Al-`Adiyat

In his Wednesday night class at MCA, Imam Suhaib Webb explains Surat Al-`Adiyat (Qur’an, 100). Podcast: Download (Duration: 63:04 — 151.4 MB)  

The Reality of Taqwa, its Scope and 10 of its Causes

An Abridgment of Muhammad bin Ahmad al-Mayara’s Writings Its Definition Taqwa means to abandon religious prohibitions and observe religious injunctions. It is defined by Shari’ah as, “A person’s protection from what will harm him in the Hereafter.” Its Scope Abandoning the prohibitions and observing the injunctions implies an inner and outer reality. Thus, its application […]

Tafsir Surat Ash-Sharh

In his Wednesday night class at MCA, Imam Suhaib Webb explains Surat Ash-Sharh (Qur’an, 94).

Constants on the Path: 5 levels of Taqwa and 4 Ways to Acquire it!

Being mindful of one’s relationship with God is an individual obligation whose foundation is knowledge, and whose life is practice according to Islam. Allah call’s the believers, ordering them to be cautious: “Oh you who believe, be cautious of Allah.” 5 Stations of Taqwa (God-consciousness) Ibn Juzay al-Maliki a great classical scholar, wrote, “The degrees […]

Tafsir Surat At-Tin

In his Wednesday night class at MCA, Imam Suhaib Webb explains Surat At-Tin (Qur’an, 95).

Tafsir Surat Al-`alaq (Part 2)

In his Wednesday night class at MCA, Imam Suhaib Webb explains the second half Surat Al-`Alaq (Qur’an, 96).

Tafsir Surat al-Kahf (Part 4)

Transcribed by Sabirah Reinke Part I | Part II | Part III | Part IV We move on to the second verse: What is the first word of the second verse? قَيِّمًا (qiyaaman) What does قَيِّمًا mean? Straight, established, no crookedness! What did Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala (exalted is He) just say in the first verse? This […]