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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

Language:

English


Episodes

Religion is Naṣīhah Part 2

6/14/2022
Religion is Naṣīḥah Part 2 Delivered by Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq on Friday 12th February 2021 at Al Kawthar Academy, Leicester Video: https://youtu.be/aXczi-glDVE The famous ḥadīth of Tamīm al-Dārī is often translated as, "Religion is advice." However, there is more to the meaning of these words than a simple translation. What exactly is 'naṣīḥah' and how can it be applied to Allāh, His Prophet ﷺ and the believers? This talk continues from the first part of the series and focuses on the latter...

Duration:01:05:43

Religion is Naṣīhah Part 1

3/24/2022
Religion is Naṣīḥah Part 1 Delivered by Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq on Friday 15th January 2021 at Al Kawthar Academy, Leicester Video: https://youtu.be/rP049YNdlQE The famous ḥadīth of Tamīm al-Dārī is often translated as, "Religion is advice." However, there is more to the meaning of these words than a simple translation. What exactly is 'naṣīḥah' and how can it be applied to Allāh, His Prophet ﷺ and the believers? This talk details the word naṣīhah beyond its common, but partial translation of...

Duration:01:03:45

The Prophet's ﷺ Gratitude

1/17/2022
The Prophet's ﷺ Gratitude Delivered by Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq on Friday 4th December 2020 at Al Kawthar Academy, Leicester Video: https://youtu.be/MYUhLiZhE2I The Prophet ﷺ was a leading example when showing gratitude towards the creation and the Creator. Many du'ā uttered by the Prophet ﷺ include words of gratitude to Allāh and he would often pray excessively for those who carried out favours for him. This talk starts by establishing that it is a command of Allāh that we acknowledge Him and...

Duration:01:22:54

Ungrateful to the Creation: Ungrateful to the Creator

12/29/2021
Ungrateful to the Creation: Ungrateful to the Creator Delivered by Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq on Friday 6th November 2020 at Al Kawthar Academy, Leicester Video: https://youtu.be/Ba_1Gnt-ipA Gratitude is an important part of our lives which should not only be shown to the Creator, but also to the creation. Many aḥādīth emphasise the need to express gratitude towards others and how this can be done is explained in this talk. The first step is identified as expressing verbal gratitude and making...

Duration:01:00:03

Gratitude Part 2

12/20/2021
Gratitude Part 2 Delivered by Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq on Friday 30th October 2020 at Al Kawthar Academy, Leicester Video: https://youtu.be/HHNTt61nhwY Gratitude can be shown in every part of our daily life; from the food we eat, to the health and wealth that Allah has blessed us with. This two-part series explores a variety of blessings we should be grateful for, how to express gratitude and the dangers of ingratitude. This talk starts by emphasising our fundamental blessings such as food and...

Duration:01:06:33

Gratitude Part 1

12/13/2021
Gratitude Part 1 Delivered by Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq on Friday 9th October 2020 at Al Kawthar Academy, Leicester Video: https://youtu.be/iyCUFViNH5o Gratitude can be shown in every part of our daily life; from the food we eat, to the health and wealth that Allah has blessed us with. This two-part series explores a variety of blessings we should be grateful for, how to express gratitude and the dangers of ingratitude. This talk begins with the connection between ingratitude and disbelief and...

Duration:01:05:49

Five Traits of Hypocrisy - A Commentary on the Prophetic ﷺ Ḥadīth

7/8/2021
Five Traits of Hypocrisy: A Commentary on the Prophetic ﷺ Ḥadīth Delivered by Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq on Friday 14th February 2020 at Al Kawthar Academy, Leicester Video: https://youtu.be/8btJV4hutIg Various traits of hypocrisy are understood at face value. However, many of these traits stem deeper than their outward appearance. This talk aims to explore the roots of these traits and what believers should do to avoid them. The talk starts by enumerating five traits of hypocrisy from two main...

Duration:01:41:54

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