Companions Of The Ditch - In the first of these two lectures Imam Anwar extracts benefits from the famous story in the Qur'an about the struggle between a boy of faith and a disbelieving king. Imam Anwar explains the significance of the story in the constant conflict between truth and falsehood and the sacrifices required to stand firm upon Iman (faith)
Lessons from the life of Prophet Musa (alayhis-salam) - The life of Musa (alayhis-salam) is truly a treasure chest for the Muslim Ummah. In this sermon (Khutbah) Imam Anwar has taken selected events from the life of Musa to exemplify how Allah strenghtens and aids those who believe in times of need.
A Special Day of Ramadan : One of the finest day in Muslim History, from where a lot of lessons are hidden for statesmen, in the matters of States craft; The Conquest of Makkah.
The spectacle of the Conquest of Makkah.
History witnessed a rare event that day. On 11th January, 630 (20th Ramadhan) those who were dejected and thrown out of their homes by the pagan lords of Makkah, returned as conquerors under the leadership of Mohammad (PBUH).
The revelation of Allah followed the believers "And say: Truth hath come and falsehood hath vanished away. Lo! falsehood is ever bound to vanish" [17:81]
Mohammad (Peace be upon him) was an astounding diplomat; a noble warrior whose valor knew no bounds; a visionary ideologue and a man of principles - the steadfastness of whom made it possible for those banished from their lands, to return.
Till time immemorial, the history of Fatah Makkah will resonate the lessons of leadership to the people. Those willing to pay heed to it shall never be subdued by anyone.
This lively two CD Lecture presents many lessons and benefits for the Muslim Ummah in their time of need. This lecture will instill trust, reliance and hope in Allah, whilst strengthening a Muslim's conviction knowing that Allah never fails in His promises
Mere decorations and occasional recitation upon the death of a family member are just some of the ways that the use and purpose of the Qur’an has been misconstrued. Sheikh Anwar Al-Awlaki explains and reminds the listener of the true purpose for the Quran’s revelation. The Sheikh looks at examples such as Ibn ‘Umar taking 14 years to memorize Surah Baqarah, whereas nowadays it could take as little as a few months. Why the discrepancy? It was due to their application of each ayat before moving on to another. One must remember to ponder, reflect and understand the Quran properly, thereby actualizing the true reason for its revelation.
In light of the current situation the Muslim Ummah is facing in the West, it is evident that there is a pressing need for a better understanding of how the Muslims should live as a minority in a non-Muslim society. Sheikh Anwar Al-Awlaki sheds light upon the Quran, hadeeth and the seerah (particularly the first 13 years in Makkah) and presents lessons to the daiee’ in order to strengthen his or her methods of conveying the message of Islam to the West.
Muhammad Salallahu alahi Wasallam in the bible. "Those who follow the Apostle, the unlettered Prophet, Whom they find mentioned in their own Scriptures, in the Torah and the Gospel... (Holy Qu'ran: VII - 157; Translation: Yusif Ali)
This title is taken from the book on history Al-Kaamil by Imam Ibn Atheer (rahimahullah). If Allah ‘Azza wa Jall wants an end He will create for it the means that will lead towards that end. If Allah ‘Azza wa Jall wants victory for this Ummah, then Allah ‘Azza wa Jall creates the circumstances for that. So you can sense victory is coming by looking at what is happening today.