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Arafat Khutba (Sermon)

To listen to the Arafat Khutba (Sermon), You May;
1) Download and install this app “Arafat Sermon” for iOS or Android phones.
2) Select the language. Options include English, French, Farsi, Urdu, Melayu and Mandarin.
3) Press PLAY to listen.

Day of Arafat in 2019:
Saturday, August 10.

Time of Arafat Khutba (Sermon);
Makkah: 12:30PM
North America EST: 5:30AM on Saturday
Pakistan: 2:30PM
Malaysia: 5:30PM
France: 11:30AM
Iran: 2:00PM

May Allah SWT accept our humble efforts.

Tazkeer bil Quran – Tazkiah

Disclaimer: I attend a Tazkeer Bil Quran (Reminders from Quran) course at Al-Mawrid Institute Canada, and my instructor is Mr. Malik Faisal Aslam. I take notes in order to be able to remember important points from the lecture/discussions and decided to share the same in synoptic form here, as and when I am able to. …

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The Lament (Part 2)

When I left Canada for Pakistan on March 28th, to manage the Saudi visa process faster, I was expecting to land in KSA within 2-3 weeks latest. I remember telling all who asked, that “this should not take more than 2-3 weeks.” I guess God didn’t really like that boast. I landed in Riyadh on …

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The Lament (Part 1)

I wrote this 2-part blog in July 2014. That was a very emotional year for me… I guess every year is an emotional year for me 🙂 It seems that I am finally getting closer to reaching my destination after all. Soon, InshaAllah (God willing). I was talking to an old friend yesterday and the …

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The Change

I penned this down on July 5, 2014 (over 3 years ago) and had forgotten about it. I still think about that driver sometimes. ======================================================================= I wanted to write about a change in my life. I consider myself to be a spiritual person. Have never been overly ritualized by the norms of organized religion, but …

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