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What’s after Ramadan?

The blessed month of Ramadan has already ended. May allah accept our fasting, prayers,  and good deeds. If you already felt the increase in spirituality and the beauty of faith during Ramadan and you wish to continue having that same spirit even after Ramadan, then you could do so by observing what the the prophet (PBUH) used to do after […]

Eid Mubarak

Eid al-Adha Eid mubarak! Eid al-Adha has been confirmed for Monday, September 12. We would like to wish a blessed and joyful Eid to you, your families, and loved ones! The MSA will be offering two shuttle buses to catch the community Eid prayers on Monday at 8:00am and 10:00amat the Ciociaro Club. The schedules for […]

Ramadan Kareem!

Ramadan officially begins on Monday, June 6, 2016. We would like to wish you a fruitful and blessed month! May Allah accept your fasting and prayers, and may He shower us all with His blessings and mercy. The MSA will be having daily iftar dinners on campus every single night of Ramadan inshaAllah in the CAW Student […]

Imam Yasin Dwyer’s Reading List on the History of Muslims in the West

On Tuesday, March 8, 2016, Imam Yasin Dwyer— chaplain at Queen’s University— gave a fascinating lecture on the history of Muslims in the West as part of the MSA’s Islam Awareness Week 2016. Here is a list of reading recommendations from the Imam himself if you’re interested in exploring further. Ivan Van Sertima, Golden Age of the Moor Ivan Van Sertima, They […]

On Fasting Ashura

Tomorrow marks the 9th day of the month of Muharram. Saturday will be Ashura (10th of Muharam). On fasting this day, Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) has said, “Fasting the day of `Ashura’ (is of great merits), I hope that Allah will accept it as an expiation for (the sins committed in) the previous year.” […]

The 10 best days of the year has begun

The significance of the 10 days The first 10 days of the month of the Dhu al–Hijjah begins today. These 10 days are the best days of the whole year. It is even holier than the days of Ramadan. However, the last 10 Nights of Ramadan are holier because of laylut Al-Qader. See Tafseer Ibn Katheer, 5/412 The importance of […]

Preparing for Ramadan: The Month of Shaaban

Month of Shaaban Shaban is the month immediately preceding the month of Ramadan. There are some hadiths narrated from the prophet (PBUH) regarding this month: The blessed companion Usama ibn Zaid , reports that he asked Prophet Muhammad : “Messenger of Allah, I have seen you fasting in the month of Shaban so frequently that […]