Seeking forgiveness from God and other people

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The night of 15th Shabaan holds the promise of clearing our past. It holds the potential for starting afresh and leaving the burdens of the soul behind. This does take a little bit of effort though!! Let us start with the easier one first Seeking forgiveness from God أَفَلاَ يَتُوبُونَ إِلَى اللّهِ وَيَسْتَغْفِرُونَهُ وَاللّهُ غَفُورٌ رَّحِيمٌ Will ...

Chapter 30 Sura Rum Part 1 Verses 1 – 15

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[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/4898822/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/417239/custom-color/#87A93A" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]In the first part of this awesome Sura we talk about the occasion of revelation and the prophesy of the Quran that the Romans will be victorious even though they had just been defeated at the hands of the Persians.  Check out this episode!

Chapter 30 Sura Rum Part 2

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[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/4899078/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/417239/custom-color/#87A93A" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]Continuing with our study of Sura Rum, in these verses the Quran talks how man's final encounter with Him. To prepare for this final meeting, we are invited to develop a relationship with Him through a series of regular daily meetings in form of Salaat.  ...

Sura Rum Part 3 Verses 24 – 29

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[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/4917455/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/417239/custom-color/#87A93A" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]Continuing with our study of Sura Rum, these verses talk about the signs of Allah in the Universe and about the creation of Man. These verses invite us to ponder, to be open to the Truth through reflection and listening.  For more resources please visit ...

Sura Rum Part 4 Verses 30 – 40

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[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/4917502/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/417239/custom-color/#87A93A" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]Continuing with our study of Sura Rum, in this section we reflect important and well known verses of the Holy Quran. Verses 30 - 40 of Sura Rum have so many important verses to discuss and reflect on including the concept of Deen of Fitra, of ...

Sura Rum Part 5 Verses 41 – 60

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[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/4917542/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/417239/custom-color/#87A93A" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]In the final session on the study of Sura Rum, we discuss verse 41 which talks about how the actions of mankind are impacting the planet. This verse is so very relevant in today's age when we are facing the impact of climate change.  We ...

Chapter 91 Sura Shams

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[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/4952879/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/417239/custom-color/#87A93A" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]Sura Shams is a short chapter of the Quran which contains the greatest number of oaths at the beginning of any chapter. Why does Allah swt use all these oaths? Why does He, the All Truthful need to use oaths? What is of such importance ...

Chapter 94 and Chapter 93 Sura Doha and Sura Inshirah

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[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/4953047/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/417239/custom-color/#87A93A" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]These two short Suwer of the Holy Quran form a pair and it is recommended that we recite them together in Salaat. The verses of these chapter show the love that Allah has for the Holy Prophet (saw) and his status before the Creator.    ...

Death and the reality of life

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[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/4965464/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/417239/custom-color/#87A93A" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]A recording of a live session where we discussed our journey from Allah, back to Allah and what is the purpose of our life on this planet.  We discussed why it is so easy to get distracted and how we can stay focused on our ...