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Usama Canon

BY IMAM ZAID SHAKIR

Sep 07, 2021 at 5:46 pm

إِنَّا لِلَّٰهِ وَإِنَّا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعُون Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji’un We come from Allah, and surely unto Him we are all returning. Qur’an 2:156 Early this morning, Usama Canon returned to Allah. I had the great honor of watching Usama grow personally,…

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Muharram 1443

BY IMAM ZAID SHAKIR

Aug 13, 2021 at 7:28 pm

To summarize the duties of brotherhood and sisterhood in Islam, we should love for our brother and sister what we love for ourselves. This is an incredible teaching that if implemented would go a long way towards improving relations between us. This spirit of love is especially important between the…

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A Year in The Gardens of The Righteous

BY IMAM ZAID SHAKIR

May 15, 2021 at 10:19 pm

MANA: Muslim Alliance in North America presents: Riyad as-Salihin “A Year in the Garden of the Righteous” with Imam Zaid Shakir. A 45 week course daily Monday through Thursday. Starting May 17th, 2021 9:30pm EDT and 6:30pm PDT Enroll Here: www.mana-net.org/enroll Watch a short…

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Ramadan Mubarak!

BY IMAM ZAID SHAKIR

Apr 13, 2021 at 3:22 pm

As we enter our second Ramadan of the Covid-19 pandemic, we have been blessed in innumerable ways. Despite the tremendous losses resulting from the pandemic, when compared to other scourges such as the 1918 Spanish Flu (so-called), the smallpox contagion that wiped out most of the populations of the Americas…

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MANA Statement Following The Murderous Attack on Asian American Spas in Metro Atlanta

BY IMAM ZAID SHAKIR

Mar 25, 2021 at 11:03 am

For this reason [Cain murdering Abel], we prescribed for the Children of Israel, that whoever takes a life, for other than retribution murder, or spreading murderous corruption throughout the land, it is as though he has murdered all of humanity and for whoever saves a life, it…

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Women’s Day​

BY IMAM ZAID SHAKIR

Mar 08, 2021 at 2:43 pm

International Women’s Day​ is on 8th March. The day has been set aside to celebrate the social, economic and political accomplishments of women. March is a most appropriate month for such a celebration. In the northern hemisphere, March signals the arrival of spring and the blossoming flowers whose colors and…

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Prayer For a Fractured Nation

BY IMAM ZAID SHAKIR

Jan 18, 2021 at 11:56 am

O God! During this time of disinformation, distortions and lies, we pray that You show us the truth as truth and bless us to follow it, and that You show us falsehood as falsehood and bless us to shun it. O Merciful Lord! We pray that you bless us to…

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MANA Statement Following The Capitol Insurrection

BY IMAM ZAID SHAKIR

Jan 06, 2021 at 12:30 pm

The Muslim Alliance in North America (MANA) joins all law-abiding, peaceful Americans in condemning the deadly insurrection that occurred in and around the Capitol building yesterday (January 6, 2021) in Washington, D.C. We believe that this bloody affair was directly incited by President Donald Trump and his surrogates, both those…

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A New Year’s Thought

BY IMAM ZAID SHAKIR

Jan 01, 2021 at 7:05 pm

May all seeking it come to know peace. May all of the wars, violence and conflicts cease. May the fools come to see the folly of their ways. May those suffering come to know better days. May the weary find rest, may the homeless find shelter.

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Brothers and Sisters: Vote!

BY IMAM ZAID SHAKIR

Nov 03, 2020 at 7:51 pm

Election day has finally arrived. Although over one hundred million Americans have already voted, scores of millions will do so today. As we all know this is one of the most pivotal and controversial elections in the recent history of this country. Pivotal because it comes at a time when…

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