The speaker mentions the attributes of the heart which stop a seeker from ascending to the loftier levels of closeness to Allah. He...
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 3rd part of this series, the Shaykh discusses the different levels one can ascend in gaining closeness to Allah through dhik...
Shaykh Abdur Rahman (hafizahullah) recites a verse from Surat al-Bayyinah in which Allah mentions how He has commanded worship of Hi...
Shaykh Abdur-Rahman (hafizahullah) explains how our iman (testifying to the existence of the One Supreme Being Allah) is something w...
After having established the basis and importance of Tasawuff from the previous lecture , the speaker now describes the most effecti...
The light of prophecy is a light given to only the prophets whereas, the light of wilayah (friendship) is available to everyone. Sha...
No doubt there is much doubt and confusion surrounding the practice of sufism (tasawwuf). Some of this confusion stems from a number...
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...