No doubt there is much doubt and confusion surrounding the practice of sufism (tasawwuf). Some of this confusion stems from a number...
Dr. Mufti Abdur-Rahman ibn Yusuf
Dr. Shaykh Abdur-Rahman ibn Yusuf Mangera is a British Muslim scholar educated in both the Islamic and Western traditions. He memorised the Qur’an by heart and graduated from the Darul Uloom seminary Bury, UK, and later earned a specialised licence to issue fatwa (legal responses) at Mazahir ‘Ulum Saharanpur, India. He earned his BA from the University of Johannesburg and completed his MA and PhD in Islamic Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies in London. He holds an honorary fellowship at The Royal Aal al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought, Amman, Jordan. Shaykh Abdur-Rahman has the unique experience of serving as an imam in Muslim communities on both sides of the Atlantic, eight years in Southern California and over five in the great city of London—and his continued work as an international speaker and lecturer enables him to address and offer pertinent advice on current challenges that face Muslims in the West. He is the founder of Whitethread Institute, a post-graduate insititute for Islamic scholars. He is an avid traveller and continues to teach hadith and work on scholarly publications through White Thread Press (www.whitethreadpress.com). Many of his lectures are available on www.zamzamacademy.com and his courses through Rayyan Institute (www.rayyaninstitute.com).
In this talk the speaker covers some of the harms of breaking ties with people and deriving pleasure from others misfortune. You can...
The main purpose of the existence of mankind is to recognise and love the Being who created him. It is the heart which recognises th...
Thoughts which run through a person are either inspired by Allah, our accompanying angel, the devil or from the lowly self (nafs). R...
Shaykh Abdur-Rahman explains that the characteristic of the nafs is such that it is always associated with an object of desire. This...
In this talk the Seeker is reminded that the journey towards الله will be an ongoing struggle right until the end. The Shaykh advise...
The following hadith has been covered in this video: When you prepare some broth (soup), add more water and be thoughtful of your ne...
Shaykh Abdur-Rahman (hafizahullah) begins by mentioning the Qur’anic ayah in which Allah describes those servant of His whom He send...
As reported in numerous hadiths, the speaker mentions the two conditions needed for one to spiritually connect to the fast and the n...
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