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Al Kawthar Academy was established under the guidance of Shaykh Abu Yusuf Riyadh ul Haq to cater for the religious, spiritual and educational needs of English speaking Muslims. Its endeavour is to become a reliable reference and a valuable resource of authentic Islamic material in various media. For more information visit our website: www.akacademy.org

Al Kawthar Academy was established under the guidance of Shaykh Abu Yusuf Riyadh ul Haq to cater for the religious, spiritual and educational needs of English speaking Muslims. Its endeavour is to become a reliable reference and a valuable resource of authentic Islamic material in various media. For more information visit our website: www.akacademy.org

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United States

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Al Kawthar Academy was established under the guidance of Shaykh Abu Yusuf Riyadh ul Haq to cater for the religious, spiritual and educational needs of English speaking Muslims. Its endeavour is to become a reliable reference and a valuable resource of authentic Islamic material in various media. For more information visit our website: www.akacademy.org

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@alkawthar

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English


Episodes

Traits of Hypocrisy Part 7

3/2/2021
Traits of Hypocrisy Part 7/7 Delivered by Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq on Friday 31st January 2020 at Al Kawthar Academy, Leicester Video: https://youtu.be/JyVvV8lrRXU This seven-part series details the different types of hypocrites and their various traits. The dangers of adopting these traits is emphasised so that the believers identify and avoid them. The final part of this series lists some of the remaining traits of hypocrisy. The first of these discussed is laziness in ‘ibādah. It is explained...

Duration:01:18:32

Traits of Hypocrisy Part 6

2/5/2021
Traits of Hypocrisy Part 6 Delivered by Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq on Friday 14th January 2020 at Al Kawthar Academy, Leicester Video: https://youtu.be/fnLaAkqRdSw This seven-part series details the different types of hypocrites and their various traits. The dangers of adopting these traits is emphasised so that the believers identify and avoid them. The sixth part of this series recaps on the traits of hypocrisy identified in verses 204-206 of Sūrat al-Baqarah; especially emphasizing the...

Duration:01:50:02

Traits of Hypocrisy Part 5

1/7/2021
Traits of Hypocrisy Part 5 Delivered by Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq on Friday 17th January 2020 at Al Kawthar Academy, Leicester Video: https://youtu.be/XMM0jm2MZE4 This seven-part series details the different types of hypocrites and their various traits. The dangers of adopting these traits is emphasised so that the believers identify and avoid them. The fifth part of this series covers verses 204 - 206 of Sūrat al-Baqarah. A reason for people being argumentative is identified to be from our own...

Duration:01:39:15

Traits of Hypocrisy Part 4

12/29/2020
Traits of Hypocrisy Part 4 Delivered by Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq on Friday 10th January 2020 at Al Kawthar Academy, Leicester Video: https://youtu.be/LGXMC9ca3k8 This seven-part series details the different types of hypocrites and their various traits. The dangers of adopting these traits is emphasised so that the believers identify and avoid them. The fourth part of this series begins by covering verse 204 of Sūrat al-Baqarah. From this, quarrelsomeness is deduced as a trait of hypocrisy. It is...

Duration:01:10:31

Traits of Hypocrisy Part 3

12/22/2020
Traits of Hypocrisy Part 3 Delivered by Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq on Friday 20th December 2019 at Al Kawthar Academy, Leicester Video: https://youtu.be/iWDfgz3zUVc This seven-part series details the different types of hypocrites and their various traits. The dangers of adopting these traits is emphasised so that the believers identify and avoid them. Continuing on the topic of hypocrisy, this talk covers verses 16-20 of Sūrat al-Baqarah. The trait of short-sightedness within the hypocrites is...

Duration:01:22:30

Traits of Hypocrisy Part 2

12/7/2020
Traits of Hypocrisy Part 2 Delivered by Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq on Friday 13th December 2019 at Al Kawthar Academy, Leicester Video: https://youtu.be/uF4VnohkCKQ This seven-part series details the different types of hypocrites and their various traits. The dangers of adopting these traits is emphasised so that the believers identify and avoid them. The talk continues on the topic of hypocrisy by covering verses 11 to 16 in Sūrat al-Baqarah. The attributes of the hypocrites in Madīnah are...

Duration:01:24:22

Traits of Hypocrisy Part 1

11/23/2020
Traits of Hypocrisy Part 1 Delivered by Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq on Friday 6th December 2019 at Al Kawthar Academy, Leicester Video: https://youtu.be/uJRY-n9eppI This seven-part series details the different types of hypocrites and their various traits. The dangers of adopting these traits is emphasised so that the believers identify and avoid them. There are many verses in the Qurān which mention the hypocrites and their behaviours. The first verses outlined in this talk are those of Sūrat...

Duration:01:27:04

Envy: The Inferno Within Part 3

7/27/2020
Envy: The Inferno Within Part 3 Delivered by Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq on Friday 6th March 2020 at Al Kawthar Academy, Leicester Video: https://youtu.be/gDq2fUrQS5k This three-part series details the causes, effects and how an individual can safeguard themselves from falling into the sin of envy. The third part of this series first focuses on the ill effects envy has on the envious person and his victim, as well as the incompatibility between envy and īman. A remedy for envy is then identified to...

Duration:01:40:49

Envy: The Inferno Within Part 2

7/17/2020
Envy: The Inferno Within Part 2 Delivered by Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq on Friday 28th February 2020 at Al Kawthar Academy, Leicester Video: https://youtu.be/kyTsT5K6BNE This three-part series details the causes, effects and how an individual can safeguard themselves from falling into the sin of envy. The thinking of an envious person is warped and where this thinking stems from is detailed. It is said that envy neither has any benefit in the dunyā, where it destroys individual and social peace,...

Duration:01:12:06

Envy: The Inferno Within Part 1

7/9/2020
Envy: The Inferno Within Part 1 Delivered by Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq on Friday 21st February 2020 at Al Kawthar Academy, Leicester Video: https://youtu.be/LjfqSVELPWQ This three-part series details the causes, effects and how an individual can safeguard themselves from falling into the sin of envy. The destructive nature of external sins is clearly understood by many, but what about the internal sins we commit? Envy is included among the internal sins and has the ability to extinguish our good...

Duration:01:31:48

The Hypocrites: A Tafsīr of Sūrat al-Munāfiqūn Part 5

6/19/2020
The Hypocrites: A Tafsīr of Sūrat al-Munāfiqūn Part 5 Delivered by Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq on Friday 3rd May 2019 at Al Kawthar Academy, Leicester Video: https://youtu.be/5N4PQpLQCaA Sūrat al-Munāfiqūn is the 63rd chapter in the Qurān and was revealed in Medina. It is a sūrah detailing some of the claims and plots of the hypocrites and is one which the Prophet ﷺ would often recite during the Friday prayers. This series details the causes of revelation for each verse as well as an in-depth...

Duration:01:28:12

The Hypocrites: A Tafsīr of Sūrat al-Munāfiqūn Part 4

6/10/2020
The Hypocrites: A Tafsīr of Sūrat al-Munāfiqūn Part 4 Delivered by Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq on Friday 5th April 2019 at Al Kawthar Academy, Leicester Video: https://youtu.be/xBJHaxdJt8k Sūrat al-Munāfiqūn is the 63rd chapter in the Qurān and was revealed in Medina. It is a sūrah detailing some of the claims and plots of the hypocrites and is one which the Prophet ﷺ would often recite during the Friday prayers. This series details the causes of revelation for each verse as well as an in-depth...

Duration:01:33:31

The Hypocrites: A Tafsīr of Sūrat al-Munāfiqūn Part 3

6/4/2020
The Hypocrites: A Tafsīr of Sūrat al-Munāfiqūn Part 3 Delivered by Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq on Friday 22nd March 2019 at Al Kawthar Academy, Leicester Video: https://youtu.be/GtPjnEDPyG8 Sūrat al-Munāfiqūn is the 63rd chapter in the Qurān and was revealed in Medina. It is a sūrah detailing some of the claims and plots of the hypocrites and is one which the Prophet ﷺ would often recite during the Friday prayers. This series details the causes of revelation for each verse as well as an in-depth...

Duration:01:10:47

The Hypocrites: A Tafsīr of Sūrat al-Munāfiqūn Part 2

5/28/2020
The Hypocrites: A Tafsīr of Sūrat al-Munāfiqūn Part 2 Delivered by Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq on Friday 15th March 2019 at Al Kawthar Academy, Leicester Video: https://youtu.be/iaHyMo1HNic Sūrat al-Munāfiqūn is the 63rd chapter in the Qurān and was revealed in Medina. It is a sūrah detailing some of the claims and plots of the hypocrites and is one which the Prophet ﷺ would often recite during the Friday prayers. This series details the causes of revelation for each verse as well as an in-depth...

Duration:01:21:53

The Hypocrites: A Tafsīr of Sūrat al-Munāfiqūn Part 1

5/21/2020
The Hypocrites: A Tafsīr of Sūrat al-Munāfiqūn Part 1 Delivered by Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq on Friday 8th March 2019 at Al Kawthar Academy, Leicester Video: https://youtu.be/PrAuGwRR8J0 Sūrat al-Munāfiqūn is the 63rd chapter in the Qurān and was revealed in Medina. It is a sūrah detailing some of the claims and plots of the hypocrites and is one which the Prophet ﷺ would often recite during the Friday prayers. This series details the causes of revelation for each verse as well as an in-depth...

Duration:01:31:14

Clutching Cinders

5/14/2020
Clutching Cinders Delivered by Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq on Friday 8th February 2019 at Al Kawthar Academy, Leicester Video: https://youtu.be/aSim2nGtSgM The Prophet ﷺ has warned us, "A time will come upon the people, during which a person who remains perseverant and steadfast on his faith will be like one who is clutching cinders." (Tirmidhi) This prophecy of the Prophet ﷺ shows the believers that a time of great fitnah will come, where holding on to one's own religion will be extremely...

Duration:01:04:35

Concern Yourself with Yourself

5/6/2020
Concern Yourself with Yourself Delivered by Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq on Friday 1st February 2019 at Al Kawthar Academy, Leicester Video: https://youtu.be/RbXr7nRhFZE Allāh and His Rasūl ﷺ have advised us on how to deal with the various fitnah in our lives. One of the best advises is to safeguard our tongue during times of fitnah and to concern ourselves with ourselves. It is mentioned that the ʿulamāʾ emphasized this concept and that not acting on it can potentially lead a person to committing...

Duration:01:15:24

Fitnah

5/1/2020
Fitnah Delivered by Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq on Friday 25th January 2019 at Al Kawthar Academy, Leicester Video: https://youtu.be/1koLszfr5Ro In Arabic the word 'fitnah' was originally used to stress-test gold in order to purify it from mixed substances. It is now commonly used to show how Allah tests a believer to see if they will be pure or turn away from His mercy. We are surrounded by tests, both major and minor; in politics, history and in our personal life. These trials have been foretold...

Duration:01:34:12

The Pursuit of Perfection

3/28/2019
The Pursuit of Perfection Delivered by Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq on Sunday 16th December 2018 at Al Kawthar Academy, Leicester. Video: https://youtu.be/t4uRlYBHWfw Perfectionism is a human trait. We seek to have everything perfect around us, yet we neglect the agitation and harm this causes to our mental state and spirituality. The life of the Prophet ﷺ was anything but perfect; where he was an orphan from a young age, was persecuted by his own family and suffered the loss of all his children...

Duration:01:34:09

Our Duty to the Prophet ﷺ

3/13/2019
Our Duty to the Prophet ﷺ Delivered by Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq on Friday 30th November 2018 at Al Kawthar Academy, Leicester (UK) Video: https://youtu.be/N8c0aUfzoKA Our lives are filled with relationships between various people. Many of these relationships require reciprocal behaviour for them to be long lasting and successful. Allah shares a relationship with his creation, where He promises to provide and care for them in return that they worship Him alone. Our relationship with the Prophet ﷺ...

Duration:01:37:13