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Foundations of our discourse
August 30, 2014 – 12:57 pm | No Comment
Foundations of our discourse

It was back in my school days of 1995 when our tutor, Mrs Hussain, asked the class why Muslims fast in the month of Ramadan. Both Muslim and non-Muslim students provided the standard textbook answers: …

Living & Dying for Allah | Jumu’ah Khutbah | Masjid Khadijah
April 22, 2014 – 8:01 pm | No Comment
Living & Dying for Allah | Jumu’ah Khutbah | Masjid Khadijah

Living & Dying for Allah | Jumuah Khutbah |Imam Abdullah Hasan | Masjid Khadijah | Fri 18th Apr 2014

Should I recite the last verses of surah al-hashr after maghrib and fajr?
April 14, 2014 – 1:25 pm | No Comment
Should I recite the last verses of surah al-hashr after maghrib and fajr?

Q. Are you aware of the hadith for reading the last 3 verses of surah al-hashr after Maghrib and fajr? Is it true that 70 thousand angels are allocated in seeking forgiveness for you? Some …

The obligation of ghusl upon the new Muslim
April 11, 2014 – 11:42 pm | No Comment
The obligation of ghusl upon the new Muslim

Q. When non-Muslims embrace Islam, is ghusl (bathing) obligatory upon them?
A. The process of becoming a Muslim is very straight forward and undemanding. Allah desires ease for people and does not want to place …

Psychological Benefits of Wudhu | Imam Abdullah Hasan | Jumu’ah Khutbah | Fri 11th April 2014
April 11, 2014 – 10:59 pm | No Comment
Psychological Benefits of Wudhu | Imam Abdullah Hasan | Jumu’ah Khutbah | Fri 11th April 2014

Psychological Benefits of Wudhu | Imam Abdullah Hasan | Jumu’ah Khutbah 11th April 2014 | MKIC

Are sisters allowed jogging and bike riding in public?
April 9, 2014 – 1:54 pm | No Comment
Are sisters allowed jogging and bike riding in public?

Q. Are sisters allowed jogging and bike riding in public?
A. An Arabic proverb explains, ‘’a sound mind is (found) in a sound body’’. Meaning that if a person takes care of his/her body the mind …

Does changing a baby’s nappy invalidate one’s wudhu?
April 7, 2014 – 2:01 pm | No Comment
Does changing a baby’s nappy invalidate one’s wudhu?

Q.  When I change my baby’s nappy and clothes sometimes the urine falls on me, does my wudhu break when that happens?
A. There are 12 things that vitiate ones wudhu (ablution), the urine of children falling on one’s …

Is ‘separation’ considered divorce in Islamic Law?
April 5, 2014 – 2:00 pm | No Comment
Is ‘separation’ considered divorce in Islamic Law?

Q. My husband and I have been separated for about 5 months now. We decided we needed time apart as we were facing some problems in our marriage. However, someone confused me the other day …

Psychology of giving Charity | Imam Abdullah Hasan | Jumu’ah Khutbah 4th April 2014 | Masjid Khadijah
April 5, 2014 – 1:05 pm | No Comment
Psychology of giving Charity | Imam Abdullah Hasan | Jumu’ah Khutbah 4th April 2014 | Masjid Khadijah

Psychology of giving Charity | Imam Abdullah Hasan | Jumu’ah Khutbah 4th April 2014 | Masjid Khadijah

Tahajjud Witr Qunut in Ramadan 2013 by Imam Abdullah Hasan
April 5, 2014 – 12:51 pm | No Comment
Tahajjud Witr Qunut in Ramadan 2013 by Imam Abdullah Hasan

Tahajjud Witr Qunut in Ramadan 2013 by Imam Abdullah Hasan 

Is it required for a woman to cover her hair while reciting the Qur’an?
April 3, 2014 – 3:46 pm | No Comment
Is it required for a woman to cover her hair while reciting the Qur’an?

Q. Is it required for a woman to cover her hair while reciting the Qur’an?
A. Islam teaches us that the Qur’an is the literal speech of Allah almighty. Therefore it is essential that we treat …

Dhikr (remembrance) in the mind without moving the lips
April 3, 2014 – 3:18 pm | No Comment
Dhikr (remembrance) in the mind without moving the lips

Q.  I have a question about Dhikr. Can one make dhikr/salawat in their mind without uttering it on their lips? Will there be any discrepancy in reward?
A. The phrase dhikr (remembrance of Allah) includes everything by means …

Q. Is reciting the Qur’an whilst wearing shorts that do not cover the knees allowed?
April 1, 2014 – 5:47 pm | No Comment
Q. Is reciting the Qur’an whilst wearing shorts that do not cover the knees allowed?

Q. Is reading Islamic books and the Qur’an allowed while in bed and whilst wearing shorts that are not covering the knees?
A. As Muslims we believe that the Qur’an is the literal speech of the …

Khutbah | Obstacles to Happiness | Imam Abdullah Hasan | Masjid Khadijah | 28th March 2014
March 31, 2014 – 11:29 am | No Comment
Khutbah | Obstacles to Happiness | Imam Abdullah Hasan | Masjid Khadijah | 28th March 2014

Obstacles to Achieving Happiness – Jumu’ah Khutbah 28th March – Imam Abdullah Hasan – Masjid Khadijah Peterborough…

DV: Islamic Perspective | Bedford, UK | Imam Abdullah Hasan
March 29, 2014 – 11:10 am | No Comment
DV: Islamic Perspective | Bedford, UK | Imam Abdullah Hasan

A topic which is not discussed openly. This talk will give insight and discussion of the issue of domestic violence within a muslim family home especially between husband and wife.

IADA / JIF Seminar on DV
March 28, 2014 – 6:29 pm | No Comment
IADA / JIF Seminar on DV

Domestic Abuse: A Hidden Evil
Joseph Interfaith Foundation in association with Imams Against Domestic Abuse and the Central mosque, London, has set up a major seminar at the mosque on Sunday 30th March, 2-5 pm called “Domestic …

Living for the Hereafter |Meadows of Paradise| East London Mosque
March 20, 2014 – 2:10 am | No Comment
Living for the Hereafter |Meadows of Paradise| East London Mosque

Living for the Hereafter |Meadows of Paradise| East London Mosque and London Muslim Centre | Imam Abdullah Hasan

Khutbah Drive: Domestic Violence
March 17, 2014 – 9:08 pm | No Comment
Khutbah Drive: Domestic Violence

As part of the International Domestic Violence Week MCB/IADA have teamed up to encourage all Imams in the UK to deliver the sermon on the evil disease of domestic abuse in our society. Imam Abdullah …

Statement on Kosher-Halal Meat
March 9, 2014 – 10:52 am | No Comment
Statement on Kosher-Halal Meat

The Joseph Interfaith Foundation
Press Release
Statement on Kosher and Halal Meat
 
For immediate release
09-03-14
The National Council of Imams and Rabbis of the Joseph Interfaith Foundation takes strong exception to the comments made by John Blackwell of …

The End to Hitting Women by Imam Abdullah Hasan
January 6, 2014 – 11:02 pm | No Comment
The End to Hitting Women by Imam Abdullah Hasan

Perhaps one of the most misunderstood and misconstrued verses in the Qur’ān by Muslims and non-Muslims alike is verse 4:34, the so-called ‘chastisement verse’. Those who claim that the verse allows husbands to hit their …

Tafseer Surah 4:34 – Does Islam really allow wife beating?
November 26, 2013 – 5:48 pm | No Comment
Tafseer Surah 4:34 – Does Islam really allow wife beating?

Perhaps the most commonly misquoted and misunderstood verse of the Holy Qu’ran is Surah 4:34. Many muslims and non-muslim misinterpretate this verse. In this article we shall study the meaning of this verse by explaining …