77 principles from the Quran and the Sunna, that supports stability in your life. By Imam Luqman Ahmad.
seventy-seven principles, from the Quran and from the sunna of our Prophet (SAWS) that will aid the Muslim in restoring and maintaining steadiness in his or her life. If you are experiencing instability in your life; then practicing these principles will help you in sha Allah.
Hurdling the American Muslim Challenge, by Imam Luqman Ahmad
One thing that we must keep in mind is that we are a diverse community; however, that diversity is only a virtue if we navigate it correctly by coming together.
The Anger Games, Putting The Brakes on Muslim Rage, By Imam Abu Laith Luqman Ahmad
There will always be people, groups and institutions who will do, say, or write something that we can consider an affront to the dignity of the beloved, Prophet of God, Muhammad (SAWS). Should Muslims therefore assume a perpetual state of protest? On second thought, How about we just appoint a group of people whose job…
Defend the Prophet (SAWS) by following His Way, not by Following Our Emotions, by Imam Luqman Ahmad
In the din of condemnation of free expression of a negative statements and views directed towards Islam and Muslims, we forget to condemn as well, the misguided overreactions of the world’s Muslims to criticisms of our faith that is only meant as a test of our own moral resolve. Even if we win the battle…
Can Muslims Create an American Identity? By Imam Luqman Ahmad
American Muslims have come from many diverse paths that led them to where we are today. The notion that a singular, made for the media consumption, Muslim identity can be crafted by a few American Muslim intellectuals (mostly of foreign descent), is absurd, problematic, and misleading. We are who we are; with our differences, our…
The Virtues of the Islamic Month of Rajab [Fadaa’il Rajab] by Shaykh Luqman Ahmad
The Muslim Hijri calendar was first introduced by the Caliph and companion of the Prophet (SAWS) Umar ibn al-Khattaab in the year 628 C.E. It consists of 12 lunar months. The beginning of each month is determined by the sighting of the crescent moon. Each lunar month lasts approximately 29 or 30 days. The month…
Fatwas and the Responsibility of Muslim Scholars in America, by Shaykh Abu Laith Luqman Ahmad
Scholars of Islam are responsible for upholding the sacred trust that accompanies the acquisition of religious knowledge; which is to explain the religion clearly and concisely and not cover up any part of it.
The Importance of Sincerity in Religion by Shaykh Luqman Ahmad
When a person is not sincere about his or her religion and their religious actions, they will find themselves perpetually disappointed and disillusioned, because spiritual reward for righteous deeds can only come from Allah; no one else has the ability to compensate your soul for what it does. Such persons will often find themselves complaining…
The Devil’s Deception of the Modern-Day Salafiyyah Sect, by Shaykh Luqman Ahmad
No one committed to this religion rejects the Salaf as-Saalih or the principles on which they agreed. However, the Salafis and their modern-day da’wah do not suite the tastes of all the righteous. Too much of their methodology revolves around character assassination, claims of monopoly on Allah’s guidance, a fanatical obsession with uncovering the faults…
Leaderless in Muslim America by Shaykh Luqman Ahmad
To be leaderless in Islam is simply unthinkable. The fact that it is a condition to which many of us have grown accustomed, does not mitigate its negative consequence. ….