The Man who designed the Two Holy Mosques

He was an Egyptian engineer and architect who preferred to be away from public limelights, unknown to many: Dr. Muhammad Kamal Isma'eel (1908-2008) He was the youngest person in the history of Egypt to obtain high school (certificate), the youngest to get enrolled in the first Royal School of Engineering and the youngest to graduate…Read more The Man who designed the Two Holy Mosques

Peace Be Upon You 🕊️

The main greeting of messengers of God in the Abrahamic religions is: Moses: Shalom aleichemJesus: Shlomo aleykhunMuhammad: Salam alaikum All mean “peace be upon you”, so isn't it time we spread peace? Isn't that what Moses, Jesus, Muhammad, and all the messengers of God, would like us to do? There are of course differences between…Read more Peace Be Upon You 🕊️

How Did Jesus Pray?

“Then Jesus went with his disciples to a place called Gethsemane, and he said to them, ‘Sit here while I go over there and pray.’ He took Peter and the two sons of Zebedee along with him, and he began to be sorrowful and troubled. Then he said to them, ‘My soul is overwhelmed with…Read more How Did Jesus Pray?

Friday Reflections 16.10.2020

Salam alaikum and Jummah Mubarak! This week I read and discuss verses 168–177 in Surah Al-Baqarah, from the Quran translation by Dr Safi Kaskas. These verses capture a lot of the spirit and essence of Islam, and it's good to read and reflect upon them.

Iman: The Greatest Blessing

By Mawlana Shaykh Muhammad Adil “Thank Allah ﷻ for His blessings for the faith that He ﷻ has given to us. The greatest blessing is the blessing of Iman (faith), whilst that exists everything else is easy. If that does not exist nothing is easy that is what is important. Today people do not have…Read more Iman: The Greatest Blessing

For evil to bend its knees…

“I had to force myself to bend my knees. And waves of shame and embarrassment would force me back up. For evil to bend its knees, admitting its guilt, to implore the forgiveness of God, is the hardest thing in the world. It's easy for me to see and to say that now. But then,…Read more For evil to bend its knees…