Rights of the Environment

By | 2011-02-02T21:56:02+11:00 January 27th, 2011|

The rights of the environment - a talk by M I Ahmad on 7 March 2010 at IFEW Usrah. Rights: Rights are entitlements or permissions, usually of a legal or ethical nature Rights vs Responsibilities “Ask not what your country can do for you but what you can do for your country” - J F [...]

Lecture 3 Surah Luqman

By | 2010-12-22T22:33:27+11:00 December 11th, 2010|

Lecture 3 Surah Luqman LECTURE 3: THE FOUNDATIONS OF QURANIC HIKMAH AND STATUS OF WILLPOWER IN THE SHADE OF  SURAH LUQMĀN (31), SECTION  2 وَلَقَدْ آتَيْنَا لُقْمَانَ الْحِكْمَةَ أَنِ اشْكُرْ لِلَّهِ وَمَن يَشْكُرْ فَإِنَّمَا يَشْكُرُ لِنَفْسِهِ وَمَن كَفَرَ فَإِنَّ اللَّهَ غَنِيٌّ حَمِيدٌ (31:12) وَإِذْ قَالَ لُقْمَانُ لِابْنِهِ وَهُوَ يَعِظُهُ يَا بُنَيَّ لَا تُشْرِكْ بِاللَّهِ إِنَّ [...]

Lecture 2 Āyatul-Birr

By | 2010-12-22T22:31:22+11:00 December 11th, 2010|

Lecture 2 Āyatul-Birr.doc LECTURE 2: THE REALITY OF  RIGHTEOUSNESS AND THE QURANIC STANDARD OF TAQWA (PIETY) IN THE SHADE OF ĀYATUL-BIRR (No. 177, SURAH 2, AL-BAQARAH) لَّيْسَ الْبِرَّ أَن تُوَلُّواْ وُجُوهَكُمْ قِبَلَ الْمَشْرِقِ وَالْمَغْرِبِ وَلَـكِنَّ الْبِرَّ مَنْ آمَنَ بِاللّهِ وَالْيَوْمِ الآخِرِ وَالْمَلآئِكَةِ وَالْكِتَابِ وَالنَّبِيِّينَ وَآتَى الْمَالَ عَلَى حُبِّهِ ذَوِي الْقُرْبَى وَالْيَتَامَى وَالْمَسَاكِينَ وَابْنَ السَّبِيلِ وَالسَّآئِلِينَ [...]

Lecture 1 Surah Al-‘Asr

By | 2010-12-22T22:30:22+11:00 December 11th, 2010|

Surah Al-’Asr is the first presentation in the continuing lectures of the Selected Syllabus of the Study of the Quran-e-Kareem. In fact, the whole syllabus revolves around this Blessed Surah. This is because, in this Surah, Allah (swt) has declared very precisely, yet very comprehensively, the requirements for humankind’s salvation – the conditions for their success and welfare .

Relationships in the Extended Family

By | 2010-11-07T19:38:46+11:00 November 7th, 2010|

This presentation, made during Usrah on 7 November 2010, focuses on the relationships in the extended family. It looks at the definition of the extended family, what Islams says of the family, family in the west, advantages of a close family, challenges we face and strategies we can apply to face those challenges.