The Significance of Lailatul-Qadr-Shaykh Yama Niazi

The Night of Qadr is better than one thousand months Qur’an (Surah 97 Ayat 3) Tweet The search for Lailatul-Qadr is the highest reflection of our spiritual yearnings for the month of Ramadan. We seek this special night of blessings from Allah ta’ala during these last ten days of Ramadan. Please join us for a […]

A Tribute To Imam Asim Abdur-Rashid-Dr. Abdullah bin Hamid Ali

إِنَّا لِلَّٰهِ وَإِنَّا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعُونَ‎The Lamppost Education Initiative would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Imam Asim Abdur-Rahim. Imam  Asim was the Amir of Al-Ummah National Community and the Imam of Masjid Mujahideen in Philadelphia, Pa. May Allah make Imam Asim’s grave spacious, forgive him his sins, and grant him paradise. Please […]

Tribulations of the Companions-Dr. Abdullah bin Hamid Ali

The Prophets and the righteous have the greatest tribulations…so when we look at their lives we get a glimpse of what commitment is really like Dr. Abdullah bin Hamid Ali Tweet What does commitment of Allah ta’ala look like? How do we assess our own conviction and faith in Allah? What can we learn from […]

The Cowardice of Wokeness: Imam Marc Manley

“It’s critical for any community, if it wishes to thrive, to think for itself and on behalf of itself. And one of these areas critical for Muslims to be independent is in the area of race and the various conversations and theories surrounding it” Imam Marc Manley

Islam & Economics: A Primer on Markets, Morality, and Justice

NEW BOOK RELEASE 2021: Islam & Economics Ali Salman “Islam and Economics provides the dogma-free foundations of Islamic economics. This is a valuable contribution to a broad understanding of Islamic economics and how it relates to capitalism and socialism”  Hossein Askari, Emeritus Iran Professor of Business and International Affairs, The George Washington University This primer […]

The Muslim Funeral Guide

A new book from the Lamppost Education Initiative-The Muslim Funeral Guide

NEW BOOK RELEASE 2021: The Muslim Funeral Guide Dr. Abdullah bin Hamid Ali-Author of the Muslim Funeral Guide The Lamppost Education Initiative is pleased to announce our second edition of the Muslim Funeral Guide. This unique guide provides critical information about how Islam views death and dying and how our funeral rites are connected to […]

2021 Ramadan Recitations

Qur’anic Recitations Abdullah Ahmad Surah Hashr Imam Hamza Abdul-Tawwab Surah Baqarah Ayat 283 to Surah Ali ‘Imran Ayat 14 Salman Ahmad Surah al-Hadid Hamzah Hashmi Surah Ya Sin Qari Amar Bellaha Al-Furqan Ayats 25-77 Yaseen Mahmoud Surah Baqarah Ayats 182-190 Sidra Qazi Surah Maryam Ayats 1-40 Dr. Abdullah bin Hamid Ali Surah Nisa Ayats 1-23 […]

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The Reign of Harun al-Rashid: Dr. Khalid Blankinship

“Harun al-Rashid was at a very critical juncture in Muslim history where the fiqh was beginning to be recorded and elaborated…” Dr. Khalid Yahya Blankinship Tweet Dr. Khalid Yahya Blankinship provides a fascinating and detailed look at the fourth Caliph of the Abbasid Caliphate: Harun al-Rashid. He is known in the West because of his […]