Living Islam

قُلۡ إِنَّ صَلَاتِى وَنُسُكِى وَمَحۡيَاىَ وَمَمَاتِى لِلَّهِ رَبِّ ٱلۡعَـٰلَمِينَ 'Say, 'Indeed, my prayer, my rites of sacrifice, my living and my dying are for Allah, Lord of the worlds.'" (Qur'an 6:162) Join us Saturday, Oct 21 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for our monthly Living Islam gatherings create a time and place to explore [...]

Unani-Tibb: An Introduction to Traditional Islamic Medicine

يَـٰٓأَيُّهَا ٱلنَّاسُ كُلُواْ مِمَّا فِى ٱلۡأَرۡضِ حَلَـٰلاً۬ طَيِّبً۬ا وَلَا تَتَّبِعُواْ خُطُوَٲتِ ٱلشَّيۡطَـٰنِ‌ۚ إِنَّهُ ۥلَكُمۡ عَدُوٌّ۬ مُّبِينٌ "O mankind, eat from whatever is on earth [that is] lawful and good and do not follow the footsteps of Satan. Indeed, he is to you a clear enemy." (Qur'an 2:168) Join us on Friday, October 27, 2017 for [...]

Fall 2017 Semester – Register Now!

As-salaamu 'alaikum! We hope you all enjoyed your summer. We are very excited to present another semester of wonderful courses in the Islamic sciences. Alif Baa Taa In this 8 week course, students will learn the Arabic alphabet in its written form and with proper pronunciation. By the end of this course, students will be able [...]

Brothers’ Gathering

إِنَّمَا ٱلۡمُؤۡمِنُونَ إِخۡوَةٌ۬ فَأَصۡلِحُواْ بَيۡنَ أَخَوَيۡكُمۡ‌ۚ وَٱتَّقُواْ ٱللَّهَ لَعَلَّكُمۡ تُرۡحَمُونَ "The believers are but brothers, so make settlement between your brothers. And fear Allah that you may receive mercy." (Qur'an 49:10) Join us for our monthly gathering where we connect with one another and strengthen their bond of brotherhood. Led by Brother Mujtaba Tariq, we [...]

Sisters’ Gathering of Remembrance

ٱلَّذِينَ ءَامَنُواْ وَتَطۡمَٮِٕنُّ قُلُوبُهُم بِذِكۡرِ ٱللَّهِ‌ۗ أَلَا بِذِڪۡرِ ٱللَّهِ تَطۡمَٮِٕنُّ ٱلۡقُلُوبُ "Those who have believed and whose hearts are assured by the remembrance of Allah. Unquestionably, by the remembrance of Allah hearts are assured." (Qur'an 13:28) Rejuvenate your heart with love of God and His Messengers (peace and blessings upon them all)! Please join us [...]

Jumu’ah Prayer at M.E.C.C.A.

يَـٰٓأَيُّہَا ٱلَّذِينَ ءَامَنُوٓاْ إِذَا نُودِىَ لِلصَّلَوٰةِ مِن يَوۡمِ ٱلۡجُمُعَةِ فَٱسۡعَوۡاْ إِلَىٰ ذِكۡرِ ٱللَّهِ وَذَرُواْ ٱلۡبَيۡعَ‌ۚ ذَٲلِكُمۡ خَيۡرٌ۬ لَّكُمۡ إِن كُنتُمۡ تَعۡلَمُونَ "O you who have believed, when [the adhan] is called for the prayer on the day of Jumu'ah [Friday], then proceed to the remembrance of Allah and leave trade. That is better for you, [...]

How Does Islam Elevate the Status of Women?

According to the Quran, men and women are equal before God; both created for the sole purpose of knowing, loving, and worshipping God through faith and good deeds. O humankind! Be conscious of your Lord Who created you from a single soul, and out of it created its mate, and out of the two spread [...]

M.E.C.C.A. Kids: Knowing and Loving the Family of the Prophet ﷺ

This summer, the children of M.E.C.C.A. Center were brought closer to our beloved Prophet ﷺ and his blessed family during our summer course M.E.C.C.A. Kids: Knowing and Loving the Family of the Prophet ﷺ Under the creative, nurturing guidance of Ustadha Wajiha Khalil, our children learned about the profound humility and supreme sacrifices of the Ahl ul Bayt, who endured hunger and [...]

What Are The Five Pillars of Islam?

  TESTIMONY OF FAITH (Shahadah) The five pillars of Islam are the basis of Muslim life and are the foundation upon which the faith itself stands. The Prophet Muhammad ﷺ said: "Islam is founded on five pillars; to testify that there is no deity except God, and Muhammad is the messenger of God; to establish [...]

How Do Muslims View the Elderly?

Muslims, as a matter of principle and faith, are to respect and care for the elderly. It is quite common to find children, parents, grandparents and sometimes even great grandparents all living together in the same home. In the Islamic world there are no such things as old people's homes. If the elderly are in [...]