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Health is an Intention

In the Name of Allah, the All-Merciful, the Most Merciful Health is an Intention AL-MANAAR MUSLIM CULTURAL HERITAGE CENTRE 244 Acklam Road, London W10 5YG Saturday 7th April 2007 Our imam in Norwich, Shaykh ‘Ali Laraki, often told us: “Reaching a judgement is a branch of having visualised it.” i.e. before one can reach a […]

Mawlid 1440/2018

Allah says, “Allah is the Light of the heavens and the earth. The likeness of His Light is that of a niche in which there is a lamp, the lamp inside a glass, the glass like a brilliant star, lit from a blessed tree, an olive, neither of the east nor of the west, its […]

Current and Completed Projects

Current projects Am currently engaged in the following projects: Having completed the translation of the commentary on Sahih Muslim, kitab al-iman, by Shabbir Ahmad Uthmani, may Allah have mercy on him, I am currently in the revision stage. Editing and typesetting al-Qawanin al-fiqhiyya by Ibn Juzayy al-Kalbi. For Diwan Press. Typesetting my own translation of Ahkam as-Suq – Rules […]

Mathematics’ Imperious Sway

by Abdassamad Clarke Introduction Pure Mathematics Constitutionalism and the Declaration of Independence Orientalism Modernism: al-Maududi, a case study Conclusion Introduction Mathematics has affected the age we live in in ways that most people are unaware of. Indeed, mathematics from having been the handmaiden of philosophy and something intellectually analogous to the physical exercises and training […]

Abdassamad Clarke

Abdassamad Clarke is a scholar, author and commentator from Ulster and was formally educated at Edinburgh University in Mathematics and Physics, and in Cairo in Arabic and tajwid and other Islamic sciences. He accepted Islam at the hands of Shaykh Dr. Abdalqadir as-Sufi in 1973. In the 80s he was secretary to the Imam of […]

BOOK REVIEW: ISLAM – Its Basic Practices and Beliefs by Abdalhaqq Bewley

BOOK REVIEW ISLAM – Its Basic Practices and Beliefs by Abdalhaqq Bewley (2008, Ta-Ha Publishers Ltd, pp. 288. Paperback. ISBN 978-1-84200-088-5) The Prophet Muhammad, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, said that an hour’s reflection is better than a lifetime of worship. This latest book of Hajj Abdalhaqq Bewley is the fruit of […]


Qadi Iyad wrote in Tartib al-Madarik: Know, may Allah grant you success, that the preponderance of the madhhab of Malik over others and the loftiness of his rank and his exalted degree by way of transmission and tradition is only denied by the obstinate or the shortsighted whom knowledge of that did not reach even […]