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.


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 … Continued...

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




What is your score?
Umar Musa Yar’Adua University, Katsina Nigeria, 30 June 2019...

Ask the Owner
Katsina, Nigeria, 30 June 2019...


Being Dutiful to the Most Merciful
Mufti Menk, leading Jumu’ah Sermon & Prayers. National Mosque of Uganda in Kampala. Capacity of 30,000 worshipers....













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






Contentment
Jumuah Lecture : Redbridge Masjid – London...


A Fresh Start
Light Upon Light Cardiff 22 April 2019...


Change must happen! - Mufti Menk
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 … Continued...



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 … Continued...


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 … Continued...


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 … Continued...





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 … Continued...

Marriage Advice
Nikah of Muhammad Fudhail & Halima 16/02/2019...



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 … Continued...

Tafseer Lesson
Al An’aam Verse 31, 32 Harare Zimbabwe...


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 … Continued...

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 … Continued...



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


Lessons From Hujurat
Jumuah Lectrute, Kolpetty Masjid, Columbo, Sri Lanka – 14-12-2018...





Being Productive
Peace and Unity Convention in Abuja Nigeria 2018...


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 … Continued...

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 … Continued...


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 … Continued...


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 … Continued...


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 … Continued...


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 … Continued...

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 … Continued...

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 … Continued...


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. … Continued...

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 … Continued...

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 … Continued...


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 … Continued...

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 … Continued...









Love of the Qur'aan
Post Taraweeh Talk, Masjid Rawbie Mitchell’s Plain. 21st May 2018....

Lessons on Justice and Mercy
Post Taraweeh talk at Masjidul Furqaan at Islamia Complex in Cape Town. Day 5 of Ramadhaan 1439...




Ramadhan Ends 2018
Mufti Menk speaks on the way we should end our Ramadhan...

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 … Continued...


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 … Continued...

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 … Continued...


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....



Accountability
Mufti Menk Topic: Accountability Fri 16 Feb 2015...

Words of Advice
Mufti Menk Words of Advice AIC, Perth Australia...


My Favourite Shaykh
Mufti Menk Hallam Masjid Melbourne. Topic: My Favourite Shaykh...


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 … Continued...



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 … Continued...



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...

I'm not the only Muslim
Lecture Masjid Taqwa Port Elizabeth Tooic “I’m not the only Muslim”...


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....

The Call to Prayer
Mufti Menk Topic: The Call to Prayer Punchbowl Masjid Sydney...



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...


One thing is Certain
Very short reminder by Mufti Menk Masjid Al Kawthar Polokwane...

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 … Continued...


Peaceful Coexistence
Lecture delivered in Tamale, Ghana during the Points to Ponder Tour....


Don't be trapped.
Lecture delivered in Kumasi, Ghana during the Points to Ponder Tour....

Who is the best?
Public lecture delivered in Accra, Ghana during the Points to Ponder Tour. Do you wish to know whom Allah loves? Why does He love such persons? Do you want to know if you are in that elite group? Or do you require some special impossible to obtain ‘passcard’ to enter this group or could it really … Continued...

Curing your Heart
Friday lecture delivered in Accra Ghana- Curing the heart Here, the mufti takes to the mimbar to educate and inform us about the importance of a clean heart, one that is pure from impurities. Just like scum that leave their mark in our baths, so do habits like envy, anger, selfishness, pride leave marks on our … Continued...




Advice For The Youth
Jumah Lecture at Masjidul Quds Gatesville Cape Town Topic :Advice For The Youth Date : 16th June 2017 Speaker : Mufti Ismail Menk...





Ramadan 2017 – Save Yourself – Part 2 – Episode 11
Taraweeh Lecture at Masjidul Quds Gatesville Cape Town Date : 5th June 2017 Topic : Save Ourselves Part 2 Speaker : Mufti Ismail Menk This episode continues the story of Musa (a.s.) that was mentioned in the previous episode. But first here is a reminder: Sometimes Muslims that are born in Muslim families take Islam … Continued...


Ramadan 2017 – Save Yourself – Part 2 – Episode 6
Taraweeh Lecture at Masjidul Quds, Gatesville, Cape Town In this episode we were reminded that Allah has prepared paradise for us and it is not out of reach. Allah grants freedom every night of Ramadhan and save from hell fire. The characteristics of people that will enter Jannah are : They say we have believed … Continued...


Ramadan 2017 – Save Yourself – Part 2 – Episode 4
Taraweeh Lecture at Masjidul Quds, Gatesville, Cape Town. Uploaded May 29, 2017 Transcribed on 30/05/17 and 01/06/17 Asalam alaikom wa rathmathullahi wa barakatu Bismillah irahaman irahim wal hamdulillah rabbial amin “… …” All praise is indeed due to Allah, subhana wa t’ala. Blessings and salutations upon Mohammed sallahu alaihi wa salam, his household, his companions. … Continued...


True Love
Pre Ramadan Jumu’ah Lecture from Gatesville Capetown South Africa. Save Yourself Series Part Two...


Contentment & Ramadan
A lecture delivered at Masjid Al Falaah in Harare Zimbabwe. A brief explanation of being pleased with Allah, Islam and the Prophet pbuh....

Prepare for the Fasting Season.
Warming up and warming down are understood by sportsmen. However, in the spiritual sense it needs to be understood. This talk reminds us of why and how to prepare for such a blessed season – Ramadhaan....

Glad Tidings in the Trials of the Messengers
A lecture delivered “At The Peak” Convention in Hong Kong. Mention is made of some of the trials and the glad tidings that followed within the lives of the Messengers of Allah Almighty peace be upon them all. Lessons drawn for us to be inspired by and learn from....


Glad Tidings in the Qur'aan
Lecture delivered At The Peak Convention in Hong Kong with many clarifications regarding matters affecting the Ummah....

Life and Death
Friday Jumu’ah Sermon from the Kowloon Masjid in Hong Kong. A beautiful encouragement of how to live your life and die in a good condition with the Almighty pleased with you. Summary of points covered by Mufti in his talk: The question of why is answered? Why am I alive, why do I need to … Continued...

What should we do?
Friday Jumu’ah Lecture from Masjid Al Rahmah in Liverpool. The duty upon a Muslim unto His Maker, the Messenger pbuh and the rest of mankind....


Islam, Kindness and Benevolence
From Kota Kinabalu in Malaysia. This lecture touches on the qualities of a believer relating to kindness and benevolence....

Impact of Choices
Every choice we make has an impact. This lecture discusses what we should be doing. It was delivered at the CIMB Islamic in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia....

Farewell Message
The Straight Path Convention in Kuala Lumpur discusses the Divine Rights this year. This lecture explains some aspects of the Farewell Message of the Prophet pbuh....


Rights of Muslims
The Straight Path Convention in Kuala Lumpur discusses the Divine Rights this year. This lecture is regarding the rights of Muslims upon other Muslims....

Introduction to Divine Rights
The Straight Path Convention in Kuala Lumpur discusses the Divine Rights this year. This lecture is an introduction to the entire theme....

Treating the Sick
Friday Sermon from the National Heart Centre (IJN) Kuala Lumpur on the rights of the sick....


Football Lessons
A lecture to the youth delivered at the Nurul Islam Masjid in Trinidad on the similarities between a football match and life....

Relationships
Part of the Inspire Tour of the Caribbean, this talk was delivered at the Muslim Fair at the National Cricket Centre in Trinidad and Tobago....

Improve Yourself
The “Inspire” Tour of the Caribbean brings us to the Muslim Fair at the National Cricket Centre in Trinidad and Tobago where this lecture was delivered....


Points on the Five Pillars
A lecture delivered at Al Falaah Centre in Bridgetown Barbados as part of the “Inspire” Tour of the Caribbean on issues surrounding the five pillars of Islam....

What is Islam
A public lecture from the Island of Grenada on some important aspects of Islam explained to an audience diverse in faith....

Three parts of Life
A lecture delivered in Georgetown Guyana at the Inspire Convention. It is based on the three categories of life and what each category entails. Practical issues mentioned with much humour. Emphasis of character development....


Inspired by their supplications
A lecture delivered in Georgetown Guyana at the Inspire Convention. It deals with the tests of mankind and lessons from the way the Prophets dealt with their trials and supplicated....

Testing One Two
Friday Reminder from Arcadia in Zimbabwe. Local issues discussed in a simple way....


Duty Unto Allah and His Creatures
Friday Jumu’ah Lecture from Masjid Al Falaah in Harare Zimbabwe on the duties unto our Maker and those unto the rest of the creatures of the same Maker....

The Evil Effects of Sins
Friday Jumu’ah Lecture from Masjid Al Falaah in Harare Zimbabwe on the effect of sins in the life of a believer....

Financial Difficulties
Friday Jumu’ah Lecture from Masjid Al Falaah in Harare Zimbabwe on how to deal with the financial difficulties from a religious perspective....


Patience & Prayer - Powerful
Lecture delivered at the Zayed bin Muhammad Family Gathering in Khawaneej, Dubai. Hosted by the Islamic Affairs and Charitable Department of Dubai....

Clean Your Act
Friday Jumu’ah Lecture from Al Manaar Centre in Dubai on the topic of “Cleanliness”. Some important aspects of this topic have been raised in a simple way....

Children's School Visit
Program at the “Seeds” weekend class for children based at Al Salaam School, An Nahdah, Dubai....


The Sad Reality
A special lecture delivered at Masjid Ad Duhaa in Sandton South Africa on the sad reality of where we are and where we should be. A very passionate and direct message to everyone....

Business Deals
Friday Jumu’ah Lecture from Arcadia Masjid, Harare, Zimbabwe....

Navigating Through Difficult Times
Lecture delivered at the Light Upon Light Conference in London. Referring to the Name of Allah Al Hakeem – The All Wise....


Entering from the Wrong Door
Lecture delivered at the Light Upon Light Conference in London. Speaking about the Name of Allah Al Azeez – The All Mighty, All Powerful....

Powerful Words of Repentance
An explanation of Sayyidul Istighfaar – the best words to seek forgiveness by. Hadith of Shaddaad ibn Aws RA. Delivered in Ilford, London....

Extravagance!
Friday Jumu’ah Lecture from Masjid Quwwatul Islam on Upton Lane, East London, UK...


Opportunities and Changes
A talk delivered at Al Khair Foundation Event on Junaid Jamshed in Leicester, UK. Junaid was due to be a part of the UK tour this month but passed away in a tragic plane crash. May Allah Almighty have mercy on all the deceased of the Ummah. Aameen...

Lesson from Junaid Jamshed
Al Khair Foundation event in Oldham, UK. Speaking of the lessons we learn from the life and death of Junaid Jamshed....


A New Mindset
From the Light Upon Light Conference in Birmingham....

Recite the Qur'aan
Jumu’ah Lecture, Edmonton London UK, 23 December 2016...


Islamic Education
A talk on the holistic understanding of Islamic Education delivered to parents pf children at the Abu Hanifah Foundation in Blackburn UK....

Aleppo
Mufti Menk, Interview on Eman Channel UK, In light of the situation in #Aleppo...

Is Allah displeased with me?
Lecture delivered at Al Rawda’s Conference for Sisters on the Tears of the Prophet pbuh. In attendance was a group of deaf sisters from the UK. Alhamdulillah....


Companionship
The importance of Companionship and lessons we learn about it. A lecture delivered at Masjid Al Falaah in Harare Zimbabwe....

Jannah - Its Paths & Pleasures
A lecture on how to get to Paradise and what to expect there. Delivered at Masjidus Salaam in Laudium, South Africa....


Fitting In Without Giving In.
Delivered at The Jawatta Masjid in Colombo, Sri Lanka as part of the Building Bridges Series Nov 2016....

Nurturing Young Minds
Delivered at the Dehiwala Masjid in Colombo, Sri Lanka as part of the Building Bridges Series Nov 2016....

Survivng Hardship
Delivered at The Excellency in Colombo, Sri Lanka as part of the Building Bridges Series Nov 2016....


Benefits of Forgiving Others
Delivered at The Excellency in Colombo, Sri Lanka as part of the Building Bridges Series Nov 2016....

Blessings of Lawful Income
Friday Jumu’ah Lecture delivered at the Jawatta Masjid in Colombo, Sri Lanka. This lecture is the first of the series entitled “Building Bridges”....

Welcome to Colombo
A speech delivered at a welcoming banquet in Colombo, Sri Lanka before the commencement of the Building Bridges series....


Rights of Muslims upon Muslims
A lecture delivered in Male, Maldives making mention of some of the most basic rights of Muslims towards other Muslims....

Why should I spend?
Friday Jumu’ah Lecture from the Islamic Centre in Male, Maldives on spending in the right cause....

The Death of Sherdaad Khan Sirdar of Zimbabwe
One of the Founders of Al Falaah Islamic Centre, a close friend and very strong pillar of support of Mufti Menk, passed away this morning in Harare, Zimbabwe. May Allah Almighty grant him Paradise. Aameen...


Wipe out your sins
A lecture delivered at Panorama Masjid in Capetown on what should be done to wipe your sins away....

Do your bit
Lecture delivered at Islamia Masjid in Capetown about the importance of doing whatever little we can to spark positive change....

Hadith Compilation
Jumu’ah Lecture from Masjidul Quds Gatesville Capetown...


Who would you employ?
A lecture delivered at Masjid Al Falaah in Harare Zimbabwe on the prophecy of the Prophet pbuh regarding the end of time. When people will assume authority while they are neither qualified nor deserving of it....

Life lessons from the story of Musa AS
This is a lecture delivered at the Aayaat Conference by Connect Institute in Manila, Philippines. The topic iss the lessons from the story of Musa AS. Powerful lessons and words of guidance and wisdom. Don’t miss this talk....

Dear Heart
The Hold Fast Convention 2016 in Zamboanga Philippines....


Inner Peace
A lecture delivered in Ghana at the Central Masjid in Kumasi as part of the national tour....

Be within the limits
Mufti Menk shortened his 1hr talk to 15 min and changed the topic due to the overwhelming excitement of the crowd and the tremendous heat at a packed International Conference Centre in Accra Ghana....

Another angle of Taqwa
Friday Jumu’ah Lecture, 14th October 2016, Ghana Police Mosque, Accra Ghana...


Dealing with Chaos
Fragrance that Lingers Tour of Kenya Lecture delivered at Bomas Nairobi...

Why the Companions?
The Companions of Muhammad pbuh are the true superstars. They were chosen by Allah Almighty for many reasons....


You MUST be tested!
Lecture delivered at Jamiah Masjid in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe....

Where do I fit in?
Friday Jumu’ah Lecture from Bulawayo Jamiah Masjid, Zimbabwe...


Love of the Prophet pbuh
Lecture delivered in Dar es Salam, Tanzania at the Sunni Muslim Jamaat Masjid....

A droplet of semen!
Jumu’ah Lecture from Masjid Al Falaah in Harare Zimbabwe...



Speak Good
Jumu’ah Lecture from Bosmont Masjid...

Path to Paradise 3
Jumu’ah Lecture from the Arcadia Masjid in Harare Zimbabwe....

Lesson on Surah Mursalaat
Sisters weekly Qur’aan Lesson from Harare Zimbabwe. End of Dahr and Surah Mursalaat...



Ramadan 2016 – Save Yourself Series – 27
Welcome to the concluding episode of Part 1 of save yourself series. Mufti Menk is continuing in part two after Ramadan in shaa Allah in order to finish the Quran. Suratul Furqan is the focus of this episode, so follow the Mufti as he explained the qualities of ibadur Rahman (true worshippers of the Most-Merciful). … Continued...

Ramadan 2016 – Save Yourself Series – 26
This lecture starts with rules and regulations concerning morality. One of which is rules guarding against accusing chaste women of fornication and adultery, this is a great sin in front of Allah and which we have to be very careful about because it is now common in the society. Another crucial point in this episode … Continued...

Ramadan 2016 – Save Yourself Series – Jumuah 3
This episode starts with suratul hajj where purity of intention was emphasized and Allah clearly states that He does not need our deeds but the sincerity and piety behind those deeds. Surat Muhminun follows where the characteristics of the true successors are mentioned like those who fulfilled their salah both in quality and quantity, those … Continued...


Ramadan 2016 – Save Yourself Series – 25
We are encouraged to speak softly and politely when calling people to Allah so that people might take heed, an example of this is when Allah commanded Musa to speak politely to one of the most arrogant people (Firaun) to have trodden the earth. As Muslims, we are to save ourselves from hell by being … Continued...

Ramadan 2016 – Save Yourself Series – 23
In this episode of  save yourself , you will hear the wisdom of executing  the will very quickly even if you have to unblock or unlock the wealth of the deceased. Fulfilling promises is a way of gaining paradise especially that of shahadah. Be transparent in trading to avoid dispute and the curse of Allah. “I do not … Continued...


Ramadan 2016 – Save Yourself Series – 22
Save yourself from your organs testifying against you on the day of judgement by seeking Allah’s forgiveness Kindness,respect and obedience towards your parents can save you from jahannam likewise, not oppressing your children can earn parents paradise Do not be wasteful Do not kill your children out of fear of poverty Do not commit adultery and fornication Do not commit … Continued...

Ramadan 2016 – Save Yourself Series – 21
Don’t lose hope in the mercy of Allah because of your sins for He is Most forgiving Most merciful. Protect yourself from angina with prayer and praising Allah.Be grateful for the gift of knowledge and ask about what you don’t know. Do not be confused, being happy is not connected with material things and Allah promised good lives to the … Continued...

Ramadan 2016 – Save Yourself Series – 20
In this interesting episode of save yourself series we were reminded that gratitude is not all about utterances but most importantly in changing our sinful ways to adopting Allah’s commands. We should thank Allah to be protected from sins, to achieve the pleasure of Allah, to increase our sustenance, and to avoid Allah’s severe punishments … Continued...


Ramadan 2016 – Save Yourself Series – 19
Suratu Yusuf is the beginning surah of this episode where Allah brought to light the forgiveness of Yusuf towards his brothers. Allah is telling us to learn the spirit of forgiveness and stay away from grudges. Learn to forgive others and the Most Merciful will also forgive your sins. Do not be upset when people … Continued...

Ramadan 2016 – Save Yourself Series – 18
Prophet Yusuf’s story (alaihi salaam) started in this episode. The lessons in this Surah are so enormous and Mufti has given us the summary for us to ponder on and make use of in our daily lives. The first lesson which is the opening of the Surah is to learn to be secretive about one’s … Continued...


Ramadan 2016 – Save Yourself Series – 17
This episode starts with prophet Musa’s story which is the story repeated most in the Quran. He was patient with the one who used to call himself god (Pharaoh). He was patient for a long time despite his oppression until he finally supplicated to Allah against him (Pharaoh). The lesson here is fear the supplication … Continued...

Ramadan 2016 – Save Yourself Series – 16
Mufti reminded us the importance of salutation upon the prophet, his wives and companions at the beginning of this episode. The reason Allah repeats things in the Quran is to remind the benefits to those who believe, therefore do not be irritated with these reminders rather be honoured about them. Don’t be among the people … Continued...

Ramadan 2016 – Save Yourself Series – 15
This episode is loaded with many lessons as usual, so take a bit of your time and benefit your soul to save yourself from hell. Fulfilling Salah is more than the physical act, so concentrate in your Salah. Qualities of a hypocrite: he lies, he breaks promises, he betrays trust, explode during debates, so beware … Continued...


Ramadan 2016 – Save Yourself Series – 14
Always remember our brothers and sisters suffering around the globe in your prayers, May Allah ease their difficulties. The reasons we have failed as a Ummah are dispute and disunity. Allah Himself has told Muslims to obey Him and His messenger and avoid dispute for us to be successful. If not we will become unsuccessful … Continued...




Ramadan 2016 – Save Yourself Series – 5
Ramadan 1437H 2016 from Bosmont Masjid in Johannesburg, South Africa, Talk 5 This episode started with an important dua which is to ask Allah to make one understand His rules. Allah has made the period of Idah a time to save women from rumour and time to ponder and reflect. So if Allah has prescribed … Continued...

Ramadan 2016 – Save Yourself Series – 4
Ramadan 1437H 2016 from Bosmont Masjid in Johannesburg, South Africa, 4th Talk. The lesson shaitan thought Abu Hurairah to protect against him and his progeny is Ayatul kursiy, and Rasulullah S.A.W confirmed that it is true even though the devil is a liar. So also is suratul falaq and Nas therefore we should try as … Continued...


Ramadan 2016 – Save Yourself Series – 3
Ramadan 1437H 2016 from Bosmont Masjid in Johannesburg, South Africa, 3rd Talk. This episode started with a reminder that everything happen per the plan of Allah therefore we should not take supplication out of our plan when facing difficult situations or success because Allah wants us to call out to Him. Another salient point in … Continued...


Hardships
A talk on the reality of life and difficulties faced by mankind. Fanar Masjid ibn Zaid in Doha, Qatar...


Bad Habits
An inspiring lecture by Mufti Ismail Menk conveying a beautiful message to eradicate bad habits for the sake of Allah thereby earning closeness to Allah and demonstrating gratitude not just by saying Alhumdulillah Ash-shukrulillah, Alhumdulillah Tabarakallah rather with good deeds as well. An eye-opening verse from the glorious Quran in this context where in Allah … Continued...

Youth of 21st Century
A fundraising event for Aids and Cancer Awareness in South Africa....


Ibaadur Rahman
This lecture was inspired by the name of the Masjid it was delivered in. Masjid Ibadur Rahman in Uitenhage Eastern Cape, South Africa....

Clean your Heart
Delivered at Masjid Taqwa, Port Elizabeth. A strong reminder to clean the heart....

Spying, Backbiting, Slander
Importance of verification of tales and news. Harm of spying, backbiting and slander. From At the Peak Convention in Hong Kong....


Why follow Hadith?
The importance of following the Sunnah of the Prophet Muhammad pbuh. Lecture from At The Peak Convention in Hong Kong...


The Ultimate Success
The Third Lecture at the Straight Path Convention in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia....

The Effects of Sin
First Lecture at the Straight Path Convention in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia...


Gifts come with Gratitude
A noteworthy Khutbah by Mufti Menk on the importance of gratitude to Allah SWT and “the-hows” of receiving gifts from Allah SWT as gratitude and gifts come hand-in-hand. The biggest gift – belonging to the ummah of Prophet SAW. May Allah make us of those who are always content and thankful on all conditions....

What is Istikharah?
A beautiful lecture by Mufti Menk explaining the term Istikharah comprehensively, the dua and the meaning of Istikharah, its usage and encourages us to read the dua often not just in times of guidance on a particular matter rather to be guided by Allah in all the times. This dua is reported in a Hadith narrated upon the … Continued...

Why No Rain?
This jumuah Khutbah by Mufti Menk is a powerful talk so-much-so that it would make the listener ponder upon the way one lives in the light of two authentic hadith. The talk is elaborated on the reasons why Allah SWT does not send rain on earth. A must-listen talk and May Allah SWT forgive us … Continued...


Threats of Being Jailed
An influential talk by Mufti Menk emphasizing on doing good and taking an inspiration from the story of Yusuf AS in difficult times. A question we should often be asking ourselves, how do we react when the environment and the people around us are corrupt, do we give in to sin or seek refuge in … Continued...

Abdullah ibn Salaam
A weekly live session by Mufti Menk educating us about the life of one of the great companion of Prophet SAW who was extremely knowledgeable, noble and a pious individual, Abdullah Ibn Salaam formerly a Jewish leader known as Al-Hussain Ibn Salaam. Prophet SAW said whoever wants to look at a man from Jannah should look … Continued...

The Best Muslim
This talk held in Dubai at the family gathering of Zaid bin Mohammed. Mufti Menk encourages the ummah to put their best foot forward in all the aspects of life to take Islam to the level it deserves thereby earning the pleasure of Allah SWT and following the sunnah of Prophet SAW which would lead to a better understanding … Continued...


Our Youth Our Future
As Mufti Menk addresses the gathering, the ummah in Kano gets ecstatic which would bring about a smile of joy whilst listening. This talk held in Kano emphasizes on the importance of youth being guided to the right path, usage of time in a correct manner, doing good deeds, leaving a good mark in the … Continued...

The Promised Life
A lecture in Zamboanga Philippines regarding the nature of this life in comparison to that which is promised after death. Live recording....


Abu Hurairah in Brief
An immensely knowledgeable talk by Mufti Menk about a companion of Prophet SAW who has recited the maximum number of hadith, some of the aspects of his life and the duas made by Prophet SAW for him which earned him the title of Haafizul Islam. Tune in to learn more this great sahabi....

Beginning of Surah Talaaq
A thought provoking and knowledge gaining session by Mufti Menk explaining the tafsir of Surah Talaaq which includes instructions from Allah SWT to Prophet SAW in the matters of divorce in a great detail. In addition, the sunnah way of revocable talaaq and irrevocable talaaq is explained comprehensively....





Faith and Family
Stories of the Prophets, Conference, Colombo Sri Lanka. 29 November 2015....


In The Name Of Allah
In The Name Of Allah ┇ Thought Provoking ┇ by Mufti Menk ┇ TDR Production...


Mercy to the Worlds
Convention in Penang Malaysia entitled Rahmatun lil a Aalameen...


Eid Al Adhaa 2015
Lecture on the Day of Eid Al Ad-ha from Harare Zimbabwe...


Days of Supplication
Friday Jumu’ah Lecture from Masjid Al Falaah Harare Zimbabwe...


Feeling Sad?
What to do to overcome sadness. A Jumuah Lecture from Masjid Al Falaah. Harare, Zimbabwe...

Focus on what you DO have
This talk emphasizes on focusing the possession of materialistic items of the world a couple of decades ago and what we have in this era so that we may be thankful to Allah SWT for blessing with the advancement in technology, clothing, housing and the list goes on in the light of ayahs from the … Continued...


Shooting for the Moon
An enthusiastic talk motivating us to aim for Jannah, how to achieve the aim explaining with the help of one of the companions of the Prophet SAW, AbdurRehman Ibn Aufw RA and achieving inspiration through the life of Prophet SAW. Mufti Menk also emphasizes on enduring sabr with the struggle of the life and seeking … Continued...

Against Alll Odds
A must and highly recommended episode motivating us to understand the odds, trials experienced in life, ways to overcome and develop closeness to Allah SWT, love of Allah SWT, understanding the blessing in the midst of hardship, having hope in the mercy of Allah, remaining steadfast in the path of Allah and explaining the kindness … Continued...

Tafsir - End of Surah Najm
An engaging and thought provoking session explaining the tafsir of Surah An Najm which includes powerful messages from Allah SWT instructing Prophet SAW to disassociate from people who turn away from the remembrance of Allah SWT, become closer to Allah SWT to attain a greater reward and elevated status in the aaqirah, giving a glimpse … Continued...


First steps of Appreciation
One of the ayah of Surah Ar Rahman, repeated more than 30 times which means, “So which of the favors of your Lord would you deny?” is explained comprehensively. A must listen to understand the ways to acknowledge the favors of Allah upon each one of the Muslims, purifying acts of worship and indulging in … Continued...

Love of the Masjid
A beautiful talk where in Mufti Menk draws attention towards loving Allah and the house of Allah, cleansing hearts, coming together for the sake of Allah SWT, learning that which is good, supporting one another in righteousness and achieving unity by following the commandments of Allah SWT....

Seeds of Change
The sincerity of taking the favor of Allah upon us earnestly is highly recommended in this motivating talk in addition to duties of a muslim, making dua for others, turning back to Allah after committing sin and seeking for forgiveness, making peace with family members and ummah at large, preparing to sacrifice for the pleasure … Continued...


Treatment of Children and Wives
The sunnah of good treatment towards women, children and making them happy is underlined in this particular talk in addition to appreciating spouse for her serving towards the family, encouraging children to be dedicated, adjusting oneself to be able to lead a happy life without compromising the duty towards Allah SWT, reminding one another about … Continued...

The Turning Point
The importance of considering Prophet SAW as role model in all aspects of life is highly recommended and emphasized in this particular talk in addition to being patient towards the turning point of goodness in others quoting an example of a famous powerful companion, Khalid Ibn Waleed, not to harm people in places of their … Continued...

Women in the Sunnah
The encouragement of the sunnah of treating women better with utmost respect, to be able to choose beautiful words while speaking to them is emphasized in this lecture in the light of hadith and ayah from Quran in addition to taking care of widows and orphans, educating the women in the limits of Islam, making … Continued...


Meaning of Sunnah and Seerah
An extensive understanding on the term sunnah in various contexts, the reason and benefits of following sunnah besides the Quran, gratitude towards the blessing of Allah SWT, an understanding of the term, seerah and to accept correction in order to become perfect quoting the example of Prophet SAW in the light of verses from Quran and … Continued...

Children and Sunnah
An interesting episode as Mufti Ismail Menk has a word with children thereby making mention of following the footsteps of Prophet SAW, encouraging to follow sunnah, achievement of long term happiness, how to please Allah SWT and emphasizes on the importance of greeting one another in Islam....

The Man in White
An hour worth spending to listen to this audio and learn about the Man in White who came down to teach the deen to us. In addition mention is being made of the following aspects. • Hadith of Jibreel, • Pillars of Islam and Pillars of Ihsaan, • Asking questions in a respectable way, • Embracing people in the masjid, … Continued...


Islam and Muslims
This Jumuah qutbah is about the beautiful methods of looking and understanding the faith known as Islam, understanding Salaam and Istislam in totality, knowing the minimum about Islam, emphasis on achievement of inner and outer peace and demonstration of true Islam....

Ramadan 2015 - Eid Lecture
An amazing talk by Mufti Ismail Menk motivating us to continue engaging in goodness, achieve taqwa, consolidate our link with Allah, fulfill the rights of Allah SWT, fulfill the rights of ummah, learning, understanding and connecting with Quran , Mufti Menk also mentions the importance of Eid and the achievements in and outside of Ramadan....


Ramadan 2015 - Day 29
This episode of Mufti Menk makes mention of the reasons of revelations of Surah Al-Qamar, Surah Hujurat, Surah Hashr, Surah Jumuah, Surah Mudassir, Surah Mutaffiffin, Surah Naas, Surah Falaq. The occasions being; disbelievers asking for signs, respect of women, Allah praising people of Ansar, compulsory attendance of Jumuah prayer, dishonest dealings in business, Allah SWT comforting … Continued...

Ramadan 2015 - Day 28
Mufti Menk makes mention of the reasons of revelation of Surah Hujurat, Surah Qaf and Surah Adh-Dhariyat. The occasions being; hypocrites insulting the Prophet SAW, ways to handle the insult, respect of Prophet SAW, how nicknames and racism were forbidden, resolving fight between believers’ and clarification on blasphemous statements uttered by the people of book regarding … Continued...

Ramadan 2015 - Day 27
Mufti Menk makes mention of the reasons of revelation of Surah Ahkaf, Surah Mohammad and Surah Fath. The occasions being treaty of hudaybiya, disbelievers questioning the favor of Allah SWT, dua of Abu Bakr as Siddique RA, Jinn kind accepting Islam, love of Prophet SAW for Mekkah and Allah comforting Prophet SAW as he was being … Continued...


Ramadan 2015 - Day 26
Mufti Menk makes mention of the reasons of revelation from Surah Zumar, Surah Shura, Surah Fussilat, Surah Zuhruf, Surah Furqan, Surah Ya-Sin and Surah Ahzab. The instances being, disbelievers debating if Allah could hear them, people seeking sustenance for worldly life, mushrikeen questioning about sins committed prior to entering Islam and forgiveness of Allah, rulings on … Continued...

Ramadan 2015 - Day 25
Mufti Menk makes mention of the reasons of revelations from Surah Isra, Surah Luqman, Surah Sajdah and Surah Ahzab on the occasions where parents of some of the companions’ did not like Islam, status of the parents in Islam, disbelievers questioning about the knowledge of unseen, people who forsake sleep for Salah, adoption in Islam, obeying … Continued...

Ramadan 2015 - Day 24
Mufti Menk mentions about the reasons of revelations of Surah Furqan, Surah Ankabut, Surah Ash Shuara and Surah Al-Qasas. The occasions being questioning of disbelievers about the prophet hood in the form of human being, good/bad company, qualities of the true worshippers of the Most Merciful, disbelievers questioning about Quran not coming down all at once, … Continued...


Allah loves
This episode of Mufti Menk is about the verses from different Surahs’ mentioned in the Quran that describe the qualities that Allah loves and doesn’t love. A must-watch episode to be conscious of Allah and get closer to Him....

Ramadan 2015 - Day 23
In this episode, Mufti Ismail Menk makes mention of the categories of the people involved in the issue regarding Aisha RA, in addition to the reasons of revelations from Surah Noor. Mufti Menk explains the instances being not to stop giving charity redirected to Abu Bakr as Siddique RA, privacy of women, exposing hypocrites when … Continued...

Ramadan 2015 - Day 22
A must-watch Mufti Menk episode explaining the legal justice system of sharia in detail when there is any false accusation made without eye witnesses. Two of such incidents that happen to take place at the time of Prophet SAW and one of the method of resolving is made mention of in this episode which deals … Continued...


Ramadan 2015 - Day 21
This episode of Mufti Menk mentions the reasons of revelations from Surah Taha, Surah Ambiya, Surah Hajj and Surah Muminun. The instances being believing and disbelieving in Allah, quraysh questioning about the destruction of mountains, prophets calling out to Allah, mention about heaven and hell-fire, creation of mankind, permission to retaliate against oppressors and announcement … Continued...

Ramadan 2015 - Day 20
Mufti Menk mentions about the reasons of revelations from Surah Isra, Surah Kahf and Surah Maryam. The instances being guidance on offering Salah, ascension of Jibreel AS, importance of In shaa Allah, being conscious of Allah while doing good deeds, disbelievers’ questioning Prophet SAW about the people of cave, Dhul qarnayn, working of soul and resurrection … Continued...

Ramadan 2015 - Day 19
In this episode Mufti Menk enlightens on the reasons of revelations from Surah Al-Isra, which were striking a balance while giving charity, to utter only the best of the words while others harm you, oneness of Allah, working of the soul, challenges given by Allah SWT to the disbelievers, importance of different names of Allah … Continued...


Ramadan 2015 - Day 18
Mufti Menk talks about the verses and their revelations from Surah Nahl. The instances being conversation of a Bedouin man with Prophet SAW regarding the gifts of Allah, being kind and just, protecting good deeds, clarifying the state of Ammar Ibn Yasser RA, forgiveness on the battle of uhud....

Ramadan 2015 - Day 17
This Mufti Menk episode comprises of the reasons of revelations from Surah Yusuf, Surah Ra’ad and Surah Hijr. The instances being comforting Prophet SAW when people would misbehave and mock at him, (Astaghfirullah), motive behind revelation of the Surah’s of prophets in Makkah, striking of thunder, balancing life in this world, balanced mention of paradise … Continued...