Dr. Abdal Hakim Murad’s advice for the youth

The following is an extract of an interview with Shaykh Dr. Abdal Hakim Murad published earlier in the Fifteen21 Youth Magazine.

“If you are studying, especially religious subjects, you should read Imam al-Ghazali’s little book ‘O Youth’ (Ayyuha’l-Walad), in the excellent translation by the British Muslim scholar Tobias Mayer. He shows in very simple language how to study in a way that yields light, sincerity and blessing. My recent book Commentary on the Eleventh Contentions also tries to be uplifting for young people, dealing with modern political and intellectual questions in a hundred short sound bites.

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Welcoming Speech at Shaykh Dr. Abdal Hakim Murad Public Lecture 27th March 2010

Text of my Welcoming Speech at the recent Public Lecture by Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad, held in conjunction with the launch of the ‘Traveling Light” DVD series and fundraising for the Cambridge New Mosque Project and Islamic Outreach ABIM charity activities.

Al-Hamdulillah, wa Sallallah wa Sallama `Ala Sayyidina Rasulillah, wa Alihi wa Sahbihi wa Man Walah, Wa Ba`du;

Our honorable guests Shaykh Dr. Abdal Hakim Murad, Shaykh Seraj Hendricks, Muhammad Razak Idris, President of ABIM, Dr. Mohd Farid Mohd Shahran, Chairman of HAKIM; Distinguished Guests; Ladies & Gentlemen:

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Special Announcement: Visit by Shaykh Dr. Abdal Hakim Murad to Malaysia

We are pleased to be able to announce a brief visit by Shaykh Dr. Abdal Hakim Murad to Malaysia from 27th to 29th March 2010. This is being held under the auspices of Islamic Outreach ABIM and Fajr Symphony, and with the cooperation of the Assembly of Young Intellectuals (HAKIM). Previous visits by many great Muslim scholars in the last three years have received excellent feedback from participants. Activities planned include a Grand Fundraising Event for the Cambridge New Mosque Project and selected local charitable activities. The Fundraising Event will also incorporate the launch of Shaykh Dr. Abdal Hakim Murad’s ‘The Traveling Light Series‘. Continue reading