What is Salat?

Salat is the ultimate expression of subservience to the Most High, ordained by God from the earliest times of Sapiens’ existence (42:13), and both a physical and cognitive display of deep humility and reverential awe for the Lord of all that exists. It requires the one who is subservient to

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The Adam story!

Iblis (Satan) sold Adam lies, a “tree of immortality and power that never decays,” (20:120) telling him that God wanted to stop him “from becoming an angel or immortal.” (7:20) Adam fell for it. The consequence? Adam’s privileges were revoked and he lost the amazing things he had. Significance of

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Statement from KMA Board of Trustees 20 December 2018

In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful As-salaamu alaykum, On 11 November the Trustees hosted a town hall where we set out our proposed strategy for the KMA. That strategy focussed largely on: – pursuing stability in the mosque; – securing the financial position of the KMA; – improving services for the youth, elderly and

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Important Announcement: KMA Membership Renewals 2018/2019

Dear KMA members, It has come to the attention of the KMA Management Committee that a few members did not receive a reminder letter in the post to inform them of their KMA Membership renewal. Whilst we cannot comment on the efficiency of the postal services, we are therefore extending the renewal payment date to 31st December 2018 to allow sufficient

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‘Religion’?

Religion is a strawman that secularism invented. The religious, and thus something opposed to the secular, is a concept that wouldn’t have been recognized by more ancient societies: there is no single word in ancient Greek or Latin, nor in the Hebrew Bible, nor in Arabic that we can accurately

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One Adhan for Jumuah

Following the various enquiries made by sincere believers about the changes to adhan practices at the KMA, where we (the trustees) have decided to institute one adhan for the first khutbah, we asked our consulting scholar, Shaikh Muhammad Nizami to shed some light on its legitimacy, and educate us on

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Misunderstanding Traditionalism

By Shaikh M. Nizami Kwame Appiah said, in his first Reith Lecture, ‘If scriptures were not subject to interpretation – and thus to reinterpretation – they wouldn’t continue to guide people over long centuries. When it comes to their survival, their openness is not a bug but a feature.’ Here

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