He draws on the ground with a branch. His students carefully watch his hand and lips. What they see is four long lines. What they hear is: "Do you know what these are?" The lines flow to their eyes the ground which has become an endless black board.read more 7 26.08.2013, Monday
Martin Luther King Junior once said that "the ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy."
In this khutba, Shaykh abdulHakim uses the passing of the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, to explore some of the reasons is considered the best of men
Ramadan brings to the surface some of Istanbul’s deepest human secrets. The great City resembles the improbable arm of the sea that cuts it in half, cheerfully consistent on the surface, yet churned by strange currents known only to veteran fishermen...read more 34 09.07.2013, Tuesday
Following a gloomy Maghrib prayer, the congregation leaves the Prophet's Mosque; all are silent. The congregation has shrunk in size; familiar faces have been replaced with faces that are now strangers through a loss of trust.read more 0 15.11.2012, Thursday
“Regenerating the Sunna” referes to not imitating the Sunna, but realizing it, bringing it to fruition, actualizing it. The concept implies not merely remembering the actions of Prophet Muhammad, but living and experiencing those behaviors in the here and now.read more 8 30.03.2012, Friday