Ramadan Mubarak: An appeal for reflection, understanding and community harmony

By | 2013-06-26T10:36:30+10:00 June 26th, 2013|

By Zia Ahmad [button link="http://www.meff.ifew.com/participate/ramadancalendar/" color="green" newwindow="yes"] Get the 2013 Ramadan Calendar Here[/button] Alhamdolillah, we thank Allah Subhanotaala that He has given us the opportunity to observe fasting in the blessed month of Ramadan again this year. May Allah accept our efforts and shower His blessings during this great month of training and devotion. The [...]

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 [...]

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.

Goal Setting

By | 2010-11-07T19:31:03+11:00 October 19th, 2010|

Motivation Talk 1 GOAL SETTING Sunday 4 February 2007 1.       Goal and Intention: Intention is at the start which supports you to be more alive while goal is at the end which gives further continuity to your life. Goal is related with the inner picture of oneself and one's sense of possibility. 2. Importance of [...]

Our Relationship with the Holy Quran

By | 2010-10-19T21:56:58+11:00 October 19th, 2010|

Talk given by Q Ashfaq Ahmad on 20 December 2006 What is the Holy Qur’an? • FIR’AUN: ‘O Musa! Who is your Allah?’ MUSA: ‘My Allah is the one who created me and the whole universe and guided His all creations’. • Allah (SWT) guided the humans in 3 ways: 1. Created many things and [...]

Our Relationship with Muhammad (PBUH)

By | 2010-10-19T21:56:30+11:00 October 19th, 2010|

Talk given by Q Ashfaq Ahmad on 18 December 2006 A: Background Allah (SWT) created humans in this world to rule it as his deputies according to his guidance, teachings and rules. Allah selected best persons at different places in different times as His prophets to receive His messages, to convey the message to people [...]

Our Relationship with Allah

By | 2010-10-19T21:55:23+11:00 October 19th, 2010|

Talk delivered by Q Ashfaq Ahmad on 17 December 2006 A:  At Present: What Is? Ceremonial & Lukewarm We are mostly trained in apparent observations and sights. We are unable to perceive abstract and get vision. No logical and rational conviction in mind. We don’t apply science and religion No emotional attachment with Allah. Lack [...]

Guard Your Prayer

By | 2010-10-19T07:07:39+11:00 October 19th, 2010|

حَافِظُواْ عَلَى الصَّلَوَاتِ والصَّلاَةِ الْوُسْطَى وَقُومُواْ لِلّهِ قَانِتِينَ Guard strictly your (habit of) prayers, especially the Middle Prayer; and stand before Allah in a devout (frame of mind). (Al-Baqarah 2:238)

Reading The Qur’an

By | 2010-10-19T07:06:54+11:00 October 19th, 2010|

وَإِذَا قُرِىءَ الْقُرْآنُ فَاسْتَمِعُواْ لَهُ وَأَنصِتُواْ لَعَلَّكُمْ تُرْحَمُونَ (7:204) "When the Quran is read, listen to it with attention, and hold your peace: that ye may receive Mercy." (Al-A'raf   7:204)

The Qur’an and the Bible’s Viewpoints on Knowledge

By | 2010-10-19T07:12:26+11:00 December 19th, 2006|

Written by Dr Hamid Reza Alavi Islam and Christianity can be well understood by the Qur’an and the Bible, and one of the most crucial and important matters of these two scriptures is “knowledge”. This significant word has been used throughout the Qur’an and the Bible in different forms and under various titles directly and [...]