Cultivating a Personal Library

Every man should have a personal library. Your own personal collection of books you’ve read over the years. Books that have shaped you, books that you refer back to, books that you have an emotional connection ...

Seeking Islamic Knowledge

Abu Hurayrah (ra) narrates that the Prophet ﷺ said: "Whoever traverses a path seeking sacred knowledge, Allah will make easy for him a path leading to Paradise." Every man who turns towards Islam finds himself ...

A Child’s Prayer by Muhammad Iqbal

Widely considered one of the greatest Muslim poet of the 20th century, Muhammad Iqbal was a lawyer, philosopher, poet, and politician. In addition to his Urdu and Persian poetry, Iqbal was a political philosoph...

Testing Out: The Muslim Man’s Guide to College Part II

Narrated 'Aisha: "Whenever Allah's Apostle was given the choice of one of two matters, he would choose the easier of the two, as long as it was not sinful to do so." (Bukhari) Testing Out As we covered in the l...

The poem which made Imam Ahmad cry

In our society, crying denotes the very opposite of masculinity. We find throughout our history, however, that tears readily fell from the eyes of Muslim men. Tears spring only from men who have soft hearts and...

The Compilation of the Qur’an

Somewhere in the back of our minds, we vaguely know that the Qur'an has been preserved impeccably, to a level unparalleled by any other scripture. However, many Muslim men don't know the exact process by which ...

The Caged Hawk at Toulon-Abdul Qadir al-Jazairi

Abdul Qadir al-Jazairi (alternatively spelled Abdelkader El Djezairi) was an Algerian scholar who led the struggle against French colonization in the mid 19th century. His consistent regard for human rights dre...

A Brief History of Hadith

Some people always love to claim that the Prophet ﷺ prohibited writing down hadith. This is absolutely and unequivocally true……..in the early stage of Islam. We have an authentic narration in Sahih Muslim where...