Mufti Menk

Mufti Menk Podcast

Dr Mufti Ismail Menk is a leading global Islamic scholar born and raised in Zimbabwe. He studied Shariah in Madinah and holds a Doctorate of Social Guidance from Aldersgate University. Mufti Menk’s work has gained worldwide recognition and he has been named one of “The Top 500 Most Influential Muslims in the World” since 2010. He has millions of followers across his social media platforms. Mufti Menk’s personable style and down to earth approach has made him one of the most sought after scholars in our time. He has endeared himself to people with his much loved lecture series, a Mufti Menk hallmark. He travels the world spreading a simple but profound message: “Do good, help others while preparing for the Hereafter”. He is active in the international arena and is a strong proponent of peace and justice, speaking up against all forms of terrorism.

































Mental Health - Faith & Medical Perspective with Dr TK Harris
Challenges and Taboos of mental health are discussed. We ALL go through ups and downs in our mental health. Depression, anxiety, low self esteem etc. Please follow Dr TK Harris on YouTube and instagram. His books Instant Insights and Instant Action are available on Amazon....


The Best Remedy
The eKhutbah comes to you every Friday. This is not A Jumu’ah Sermon but simply seizing the opportunity to present that weekly reminder. The topic this week is The Best Remedy...

Lessons from the Liverpool Victory
Liverpool won the Premier League after 30 years! The victory has wiped out the pain of loss for 3 decades. Here is a lesson from this victory....












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The Month of Mercy has Come
The eKhutbah comes to you every Friday. This is not A Jumu’ah Sermon but simply seizing the opportunity to present that weekly reminder....


Praying Salaah Online
Important opinion on joining online congregational prayers via TV, radio, Internet, receiver etc....

Blessings from the Outbreak
The eKhutbah comes to you every Friday. This is not A Jumu’ah Sermon but simply seizing the opportunity to present that weekly reminder. The topic this week is Blessings During The Outbreak...

Embarrassing TikTok Content!
“I want this content deleted! My sister would never want to be remembered for this. Nobody is helping us as a family.” The email of a brother who lost his sister to Covid-19 leaving behind some embarrassing content on TikTok. Be responsible. That’s my message....


Embarrassing TikTok Content!
“I want this content deleted! My sister would never want to be remembered for this. Nobody is helping us as a family.” The email of a brother who lost his sister to Covid-19 leaving behind some embarrassing content on TikTok. Be responsible. That’s my message. Original Audio Episode Link - Mufti Menk – Embarrassing TikTok Content!...

A Stern Warning
Differ by all means, but very respectfully. Those who hurl abuse at others are WRONG! They have no concern for the Ummah or Humanity. They are so desperate to shove their opinions down the throats of others and have run out of respectful ways of doing it. The price of insulting and abusing others is ... Read more...


Marriage during Lockdown!
Zoom, Skype & Houseparty Original Audio Episode Link - Mufti Menk – Marriage during Lockdown!...

Something Has Changed
The eKhutbah comes to you every Friday. This is not A Jumu’ah Sermon but simply seizing the opportunity to present that weekly reminder....

Something Has Changed
The eKhutbah comes to you every Friday. This is not A Jumu’ah Sermon but simply seizing the opportunity to present that weekly reminder. Original Audio Episode Link - Mufti Menk – Something Has Changed...



Why fast on Mondays & Thursdays
Earn the Love and Mercy of Allah during difficult times by reviving a Sunnah. Here, in recommending two beautiful practises of Prophet Muhammad pbuh. Both connected to fasting....




Coronavirus
Jumuah Khutbah, Australia. Friday Sermon. Corona Virus Update. Sydney, Australia, 14 March 2020...



Half of faith?
Motivational Evening, Manchester 22 Feb 2020 Original Audio Episode Link - Mufti Menk – Half of faith?...


Giving your child a knife
Motivational Evening – London, 19 February 2020 Original Audio Episode Link - Mufti Menk – Giving your child a knife...





The Need For Religious Rehab
Male, Maldives, 14 Jan 2020 A Muslim believes in the Maker, the Worshiped One,  to whom we owe our worship, the one to whom we shall return. And every action of a Muslim shall be rewarded even when the action is not followed through. Allah rewards us our intention. Allah knows what is best for ... Read more...




Why Your Doors Close
Motivational Evening talk offering an alternative perspective on closed doors. The bright side of it....


What makes you happy
Many people search for happiness where it is not found. Listen to what the Almighty says about this. Jumu’ah at Mayfair Masjid, Johannesburg, South Africa....

Going on Holiday
Some great guidelines and reminders about the end of year holidays, where to go and what to do....




Challenges of Youth at University
Nile University of Nigeria, 27/11/2019 The concerned  Sheikh Mufti Menk faces a room full of eager young adults, all gathered to hear him, wondering what advice he has for them. So what does he tell them then in order for them to manoeuver the sharp corners and curve balls that university life will shell at ... Read more...



Dealing with Tough Times
Masjid Al Falaah, Harare, Zimbabwe 2 October 2019 Why am I being tested? Is this a punishment or a test? When is this going to end? Why does this keep happening to me? Theses are coming questions today. In this lecture Mufti Menk puts things into perspective....


Effects of Irresponsible Speech
Many of us use harsh words, abusive, vulgar, hurtful, hateful, false etc. This talk highlights what happens as a result. May Allah Almighty make us more conscious of the words we use....

Fire in the Masjid
20 September 2019 Lakefield, South Africa MY house. Whose house? Allah’s house. A house where Islam is taught, peace is enjoined upon us. Allah’s house will beat witness of our deeds, good and bad. You might wonder who could be bad in a masjid? It could very well  be a person focussed on the dunya ... Read more...



Severe Hardship for a Believer
26 July 2019, Harare, Zimbabwe   Does man not see how insignificant he was one? Wallahi those who don’t believe this world is a test are deceived.  This jummah khutbah is related to the severe hardship a believer faces in this dunya. Running water from the tap is something we are accustomed to while for ... Read more...


Soldier On
Motivational Evening, Luton, UK – 20 July 2019...

















More than one
Jumuah Lecture – 10/05/2019 Midrand, South Africa...






Contentment
Jumuah Lecture : Redbridge Masjid – London...


Change must happen!
Lecture delivered in Northampton hosted by al Rahma, delivered at Al Jamatul Muslimeen Masjid on St George’s St. This was initially beamed on Instagram live....




Pag Asa - Hope
Zamboanga, Philippines, 09/04/2019, Building Bridges Tour.   In this talk, the learned Sheikh Menk addresses the topic of Hope. He touches upon the need for us to have hope in the mercy of Allah s.w.t.. You do not know what the future holds for you but Allah knows. Put in the effort after which turn ... Read more...



Importance of Tolerance
Al Manar International Tolerance Convention 03/04/2019 This important talk is about tolerance. Tolerance is a necessary characteristic, specially in the times we live in today. People have become Islamaphobic because of the heinous crimes committed by a few in the name of this beautiful religion of tolerance and mercy. Islam is tolerance. Anyone born on ... Read more...

Why did Allah Almighty do that?
Friday Lecture, Topic: Why did Allah Almighty do that? 22/03/2019 The Christchurch Mosque Tragedy. Cyclone Idai that wiped out almost 90% of Mozambique. Why did these things happen? More importantly, the question on most person’s tongue is – why did Allah allow this to happen? What happened was not Allah’s doing. Rather it was the ... Read more...


New Zealand Shootings
Friday Sermon, New Zealand Shootings, Friday 15/03/2019. Some advice and guidance in the aftermath of the terrorist attack at two Mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. We are in desperate need of healing. This will only come about through love, kindness, respect and understanding....


Protection from Magic and the Evil Eye - Part 02
Speaking about what to do. Olive Oil (Extra Virgin Cold Pressed) Zamzam, Ajwa Dates, Black Seed and its oil, Raw organic Honey etc… Figs are beneficial too. Don’t let people fool you by making you do silly things with the excuse of curing you…...

Planning to Divorce
I’m going to fix her!” “I will show her what I can do!” These are statements made by men when the level of relationship with Allah is at its lowest. But Allah Almighty is the Most Just. It’s important to know how Allah helps those who are wronged and punishes the wrongdoers. Release them upon ... Read more...





Try
17/02/2019, London Allah the Almighty tests not on what we achieve. Rather it is the good we try to achieve. Trying to wake up in time for fajr prayers even though you slept at three; trying to get out of bed even though all you want to do is sink back into it. Trying to ... Read more...




Why They Loved the Prophet SAW
Mufti Menk discusses the attributes and character of the Nabi SAW that resulted in so many loving Nabi Muhammad SAW...


Fajr Reminder - The Heart
Masjid Taaleemul Islam Lenasia, South Africa The prophet s.a.w. says behold in the body is a piece of flesh which if good and pure the whole body will be good and pure and if dirty and diseased the whole body will be  dirty and diseased. It is the hidden sins in the heart for eg ... Read more...


Making your Parents Happy
Light Upon Light London In this talk, the venerated Sheikh reminds us of our duty to our parents. He helps us to find the balance between our daily affairs and our duty to our parents. Simple acts such as including the Dua for parents after each salah, calling your parents at least once a week ... Read more...


Reality of Happiness
Light Upon Light 12, London In this talk our respected Sheikh takes us on our  quest for happiness. Allah says in the Quran ,“I have not created mankind or jinkind  except that they worship me”. What this verse refers to is leading your entire life according to what Allah has ordained. That is your first ... Read more...



Nikah in Mangalore India
This is the officiation of a Marriage in India lead by Mufti Menk. The Khutbah is in English....







Being Responsible
Maiduguri Men’s lecture – delivered at the birthplace of Boko Haram...


Your Own Book
Jumuah Lecture – Banjul The Gambia 02 November 2018...


Why Build Bridges?
Part of the Building Bridges Tour. Davao, Philippines. Hosted by Faredatunnisa Foundation Building bridges. The first bridge the venerated Sheikh informs is the bridge with Allah. He is Rabbun – the one how nourishes,who protects, the one in absolute control of all aspects of existence. So we build the bridge to Him to connect with ... Read more...

Behold it is your Deeds
Connecting the Pearls Islamic Conference in Manila. The theme was Action! Behold its your deeds   How do we enter Jannah? Is it through our deeds? No. It is through the mercy of Allah. So how do we secure the mercy of  Al Khaliq? Will looking like Idris Elba or Priyanka Chopra enter you into ... Read more...

Selflessness of Khadijah RA
Talk delivered in Zamboanga, Philippines at the ilm Voyage Convention entitled Khairul Quroon. The Best of Generations...


Don't Curse Companions
Mufti Menk Topic: Don’t Curse Companions Friday Sermon 21/09/2018 Harare Zimbabwe...

Earning & Spending
Mufti Menk Topic: Earning & Spending Greenwich Islamic Centre London....


Dealing with Loss
Jumu’ah Lecture Arcadia Masjid, Harare Zimbabwe, 17 August 2018...

Two Things You Need
Jumu’ah Lecture Burnley UK This talk today addresses two duties, namely the duty we have to Allah and secondly the duty we have to each other. The venerable Sheikh touches upon the  relationship between you and I, between different races, between us and the rest of the creatures of Allah. And in all these relationships ... Read more...


Respect & Dignity
Building Bridges Tour of Mauritius. We have been taught most of us to show respect towards others. We were taught by our parents and at times teachers. But is this respect limited to only people whom we are acquainted? What about friends of friends? Extended family  members 100 times removed? Cats? Dogs? Snakes? Pigs? We ... Read more...


The Reaction
Mufti Menk Jumu’ah Lecture Topic: The Reaction Masjidul Quds CapeTown 22 June 2018 What does the Quran tell us about how we are to react in situations? Are there specific ways and methods for a muslim to react? Of course there are. And in this jumuah khutbah, our learned mufti lays down for us the ... Read more...

Supplications Series 2018 EP29
Allah SWT is the al-Ghaffar and is ready to forgive us whenever we ask for forgiveness, no matter how severe our sin. In this final episode of Supplication Series on the last night of the Ramadan, Mufti Ismael Menk talks about seeking forgiveness and making Astaghfar. Asking Allah for forgiveness is important in our daily ... Read more...


Supplications Series 2018 EP28
We all socialize and we all go through times when we are confused about some major decisions in our lives. In this episode of the Supplication Series, Mufti Ismail Menk talks about two supplications from the Sunnah of the Prophet (PBUH) which would help us in our daily lives. The first one is when we ... Read more...

Supplications Series 2018 EP27
Are all the times for making du’a equal? In this episode of Supplication Series, Mufti Ismael Menk talks about the specific times when our du’a is more likely to be accepted. Of course this doesn’t mean that we delay making our du’a, but certain times are more blessed than the others. He also talks about ... Read more...

Supplications Series 2018 EP26
Our deeds have a lot of effect on what happens to us. When we do something haram, or eat haram or earn haram income, it will have an effect on our lives. Allah SWT taught the Prophet (PBUH) how to pray to Him and how to ask Him for forgiveness for the wrong we did. ... Read more...


Supplications Series 2018 EP25
Death and poverty are two things that almost every human being worries about. In this episode of the Supplication Series, Mufti Ismael Menk talks about certain supplications from the Sunnah that deal with death, wealth and knowledge. We all pray for a good life but it is also very important to pray for a good ... Read more...

Supplications Series 2018 EP24
It is important to remember Allah not only in good times (with gratefulness), or in bad times, to ask for help, but in our everyday life. In this episode of the Supplication Series, Mufti Ismail Menk teaches us a du’a from the Sunnah that we should read to make our daily life better. In this ... Read more...

Supplications Series 2018 EP23
There are certain things in our life that can cause mental stress. Mental stress is something really bad because it cannot be seen or heard by anyone.  In this episode of the Supplication Series, Mufti Ismail Menk talks about this du’a from the Sunnah of the Prophet (PBUH) where he would ask Allah to protect ... Read more...


Supplications Series 2018 EP22
Depression and anxiety are becoming very common in our times. In this episode of the Supplication Series, Mufti Ismail Menk discusses some important du’as that could be very beneficial in our daily lives. In these du’a we ask Allah to protect us from old age, miserliness, helplessness, anxiety and sadness among many other things that ... Read more...












Tolerance, Togetherness & Islam
Sheikh Dr. Mufti Ismail Menk’s lecture “Tolerance, Togetherness & Islam” in Dubai at Zayed Bin Mohammed Family Gathering on Jan 19th, 2018...

Ramadhan Begins 2018
Mufti Menk speaks on the excitement of welcoming Ramadhan and how it should begin....


Lessons from the Post Hijrah Era in Madinah
Seerah Conference 2018, Doha Qatar, Day 2 As there were many lessons learnt from the pre Hijri period, there are now just as many if not more to be taken from the post hijrah period. Sheikh Menk makes it easy for us to glean those lessons by dissecting the incidents of this time. Lessons of ... Read more...

Lessons from the Pre Hijrah Era within Makkah
Seerah Convention Doha Qatar. In this one hour talk the learned Sheikh addresses pre Hijra Makkah from the perspective of Islam and the treatment of the Prophet s.a.w. and early Muslims. We are reminded of the ethics of the Arabs and their steadfastness to culture. Then we are ‘taken’ on the trials and tribulations of ... Read more...


The End Matters
Mufti Menk Lecture 18/04/2018 Harare Topic: The End Matters...


Building Bridges with Humankind
Talk delivered in Manila, Philippines on respecting all human beings and extending the respect to all life given by the Almighty...

Why bother about Halaal?
This is a roughly twenty minute talk by the knowledgeable Sheikh. Here he reminds the dire need for muslims to focus on the halal all the time and to abhor the Haram as did the companions of the Prophet s.a.w. Know that every king has limits and Allah’s limit are those things He has made ... Read more...

Marriage & Relationships - Part 3
Lecture by Mufti Menk on Saturday 17th March 2018. – – – – – – – An evening of practical advice on marriage, families and relationships. Dealing with difficult issues while keeping a mentally sound state of mind....


Marriage & Relationships - Part 2
Lecture by Mufti Menk on Saturday 17th March 2018. – – – – – – – An evening of practical advice on marriage, families and relationships. Dealing with difficult issues while keeping a mentally sound state of mind....

Marriage & Relationships - Part 1
Lecture by Mufti Menk on Saturday 17th March 2018. – – – – – – – An evening of practical advice on marriage, families and relationships. Dealing with difficult issues while keeping a mentally sound state of mind....





We all make Mistakes
Mufti Menk Jumu’ah Topic: We all make mistakes Masjidul Quds CapeTown Except for our beloved Prophet s.a.w., there isn’t a single person who can lay claim to perfection. We have all made mistakes and what’s most important to note is that even some of our prophets made mistakes. For instance, the first man to commit ... Read more...


Siblings
Jumu’ah Lecture from London Holloway Masjid...


Hope and Solutions
Jumu’ah Lecture delivered at Masjid Tariq bin Ziyad at Qurtuba in Linbro Park Johannesburg. Here our beloved Sheikh touches briefly but concisely on the trials faced by the ummah today and the solutions to those dire problems. He also stresses the importance of hope. He reminds us that we are not alone in this and ... Read more...


Book Launch Sri Lanka
This is a short talk presented at the launch of Motivational Moments in Colombo Sri Lanka, 2017 to a multi religious multi cultural audience....



Are We grateful?
Jumu’ah Lecture Masjid Ibaadur Rahmaan Uitenhage Eastern Cape...

Mending Relations
Building Bridges Tour, Mufti Ismael Menk at Kasarani Indoor Arena Nairobi, Kenya...


The True Worshippers
A lecture delivered in Perth Australia at the Masjid within the AIC campus....

School Childrens Talk
Mufti Menk Topic: School Childrens Talk Description : A talk during a visit to a primary school in Sydney Australia....



I am a Muslim
Mufti Menk Jumu’ah Talk from Cape Town, Masjidul Quds Topic: I am a Muslim Powerful Talk...


Character Development
Mufti Menk Jumu’ah Talk from Pinelands Masjid CapeTown Topic: Character Development...

Lukman The Wise
By Mufti Menk at the Central Masjid Freetown Sierra Leone...


We Will All Leave
Jumu’ah Lecture from Freetown Sierra Leone. Topic: We will all leave....

Verse of Hope
Mufti Menk Strong Fajar Reminder Accra Ghana 21 Sept 2017...


The Companions and the Qur'aan
Powerful Reminder by Mufti Menk Topic: The Companions and the Qur’aan Masjid Al Falaah in Harare Zimbabwe 6 September 2017   What is your purpose in life? Is it to live to accumulate wealth followed by grabbing onto power thereafter to enforce that power upon others whose lives cross paths with yours? Or is your ... Read more...