Category Archives: Admin Notes

Out of town

السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته

Many of you might be aware by now that the Imaam will be abroad for a couple of weeks. As such, he needs you to please not text his phone while he is away. You are still welcome to email him via his gmail or yahoo accounts, and he will respond as best he can, inshAllah.

To students who have requested letters of recommendation: the Imaam wants you to know that you will be receiving them via email, inshaAllah.

Jazakumullah khair.

و السلام

So…about those ads…

Assalaamu’Alaykum wa Rahmatullaahi wa Barakaatuh,

The Imam has informed us that he has been getting a lot of complaints lately about the ads that show up on the posts to this site. We’d like to take the time to clear up some minor bits of contention: Continue reading

Weber State v. Northern Arizona: You’re invited!

As salaamu alaikum,

I would like to invite everyone to our final home game this Saturday November 12, at 1:30pm at Stewart Stadium on the Weber State University Campus in Ogden,  against Northern Arizona University.  It will be the final game for the Continue reading

How can I do qurbani abroad?

اَلسَّلَامُ عَلَيْكُمْ وَرَحْمَةُ اللهِ وَبَرَكَا تُهُ

As we are all aware, there are many people in Ummah who do not eat as well as we do, no matter how simply we may think we eat. In addition to that, one of the fundamental goals of the qurbani of Eid al-Adha is to provide a portion of meat for those who are not as privileged, and indeed are malnourished.

With these main thoughts at the forefront of most people’s minds, many have been writing in to inquire about the possibilities for having their qurbani done overseas, yet don’t have anybody who can make such arrangements. For those of you who would like to do your share, or perhaps even an additional share (one here and one overseas), please do go to the Imam, as he can arrange your qurbani to be done abroad. The overseas qurbani rate is about $30 per share, so Continue reading

Not a car crash

اَلسَّلَامُ عَلَيْكُمْ وَرَحْمَةُ اللهِ وَبَرَكَا تُهُ

It’s being mentioned in the community that the Imaam’s father was in a car crash. We’d just like to clarify that such is not the case. In any case, please do remember the Imaam’s father in your du’aas, as well as the rest of the Ummah. Your kind concerns are deeply appreciated by the Imaam.

جزكمالله خير

2.5 Million Hujjaaj

Hujjaaj at Arafat

Hujjaaj at Arafat

Assalaamu’Alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh.

The Hujjaaj of 1431 are making their collective way to the plains of Arafat. There, they will beg for forgiveness from Allah and plead for a life on this earth that is full of barakah and mercy. May Allah accept their pleas, make their Hajj one of ease, happiness, and satisfaction, and invite to His Blessed Home all of those who have yet to go on the pilgrimage of a lifetime. And may He return to these blessed lands all of those who yearn to revisit the best moments of their lives. Ameen.

If you would like to take a look at this vision of humanity and spirituality, you may do so online at Saudi 2TV or Saudi 1TV. If those fail for you, you may find it easier to visit the website iHaram Salaah Archives; you may need to click on the Play button a few times to get the stream going. Continue reading

New Look

Assalaamu’Alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakatuh.

It’s been over a year since we changed up the look on this website; Ramadan and the need to build another website came in the way of doing a post-Spring cleaning. This is just a quick note to let you know where to find things that may have moved around some:

  • The menu bar is at the top of the page above the banner;
  • The Audio categories are directly accessible from the menu bar;
  • The search bar is in the sidebar below the banner;
  • The postings calendar and the prayer timings for Masjid Khadeeja are now side by side in the sidebar;
  • The pale green color is gone, leaving a solitary white behind; Continue reading

Masjid Noor Dars

Assalaamu’Alaykum wa Rahmatullaahi wa Barakatuh,

The folks at Salt Lake City’s Masjid Noor are podcasting their Tarawih talks at Please do go have a listen, it will be worth your time. May Allah bless this effort and those involved with it, ameen.


Ramadan (2010)

We have all heard the saying, “Glad tidings for the stranger.” We are certainly living in strange times. Muslims are undergoing challenges of all sorts. The beginning of Ramadaan, it’s Eid, etc. remain a point of contention for a great many. It really hurts when the ummah cannot be united on any level, not just Ramadaan, between shared borders and the like. Regardless of the date chosen to begin fasting, let us be nice about our differences. For those who are fasting earlier, let us not waste our fast (rewards) with slandering and other exercises in futility. And for those who choose to begin their fasting later, they should not view themselves as better for following the letter of the Sunnah–this is no more than your duty to your faith.

Muslims in Salt Lake City, please make note of the following announcement below. We at give our full support to those who worked courageously to do the right thing. All thanks is to Allah the Most High and Merciful. Continue reading

Call for Input

Assalaamu’Alaykum wa Rahmatullaahi wa Barakatuhu,

We here at Islam in Action are looking to move this website onto an independent platform, for a variety of reasons. One of the reasons will be self-evident to many regular visitors: Google Ads. While we appreciate that the website is popular enough to warrant ads on the site, the ads are not of our our choosing or desire; they are automatically placed by (and for) WordPress on the more traffic-heavy blogs in order to “recoup some of the hosting costs.” This is well and good, but being that the ads are not requested by us, and nor do we have control of the type of ads that are placed here, it is of no surprise that many ads are found to be offensive to many of our readers. Continue reading