ICWV Qiyam Program, Friday Sermon, Social

Shaykh Jamaal and Shaykha Muslema will be at the Islamic Center of West Valley on Jan 29-30, 2015. The program will consist of a qiyam on Jan 29, Friday sermon on Jan 30, and Friday evening social and short lecture on Jan 30.





When Religious Leaders Fail

When Religious Leaders Fail | Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3


Sexual Harassment.  Marrying a second wife secretly for a temporary amount of time.  Pedophilia. Pornography. Adultery and its kin: Developing ‘back-up’ plan relationships while married. Embezzling funds.  Spiritual abuse and false religious justifications for harmful/ immoral behavior. Slander.
Then you see their names on flyers for Islamic events, and hear them speaking about modesty, Continue reading “When Religious Leaders Fail”

4 Ways to Know the Diseases of Our Hearts

A major portion of Islamic spiritual development is to be in the process of trying to rid ourselves of our spiritual diseases. In order to do that we have to not only be able to know them theoretically (See– The 5 Best Books on Tazkiyah for the Everyday Muslim) but also recognize them practically. What follows is a list of 4 ways to know the diseases of our hearts. It is adapted from Imam al-Ghazali.
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