‘Dealing with post Sh Ramadhan blues’: Juma Khutba 07/06 – Sh. Jaffer Ladak

How does Imam Ali (a) recommend to deal with ‘post Sh Ramadhaan blues?’  [video here] One of the common phrases we hear after finishing a journey or interval from somewhere is ‘I have post holiday blues’. This is because after returning to normality or worse still, the rat race, we feel a low compared to the […]

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Juma khutba 19/04/19 Shaykh Jaffer Ladak: Summary and video

In the Name of Allah, the Most Kind, the Most Merciful  Adab al-Ikhtilaaf: The etiquette of dealing with differences of opinion part 3 [Video here] In our first two parts we discussed the following points:1) The Qur’an mentions people were one. When divine knowledge came to guide them, they used this as a means of misguidance against […]

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Juma Khutba 12/04/19 – Sh, Jaffer Ladak: Summary & Video

Adab al-Ikhtilaaf: The etiquettes of dealing with differences of opinion part 2 [Video here] In part 1 we introduced the importance of this topic and how we would navigate the series. We mentioned that we will look at verses of the Qur’an and Ahadith around the topic, give scholarly opinions and stories of how the scholars themselves deal […]

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Jum’a Khutba – Friday 25/01/19 – Shaykh Jaffer Ladak (summary + video)

Effective Listening Part 4: Why did the people of Hud (a) and Shu’ayb (a) say they did not understand the messages of their Prophets? Watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lfjc9n4ijBI The previous three weeks have discussed various elements of ‘Effective Listening.’ Week One looked at why the people of Salih (a) ‘did not love to receive good advice’ […]

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Jum’a Khutba – Friday 11/01/19 – Shaykh Jaffer Ladak (summary)

In last weeks sermon, we asked two primary questions: ‘Why do two people listen to the same thing yet understand it so differently?’ and ‘Why would a person hate to receive good advice?’ What is occurring in relation to a person’s listening that would determine these outcomes? These questions were raised from the verse (7:79), […]

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Jum’a Khutba – Friday 4/1/19 – Shaykh Jaffer Ladak (video & summary)

In the Name of Allah, the Most Kind, the Most Merciful For a video of today’s Khutba, please click here. فَتَوَلَّى عَنْهُمْ وَقَالَ يَا قَوْمِ لَقَدْ أَبْلَغْتُكُمْ رِسَالَةَ رَبِّي وَنَصَحْتُ لَكُمْ وَلَكِن لاَّ تُحِبُّونَ النَّاصِحِينَ (7:79) “Then he turned away from them and said: ‘ O’ my people! verily I have delivered to you the […]

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