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Reviving the Islamic Spirit (RIS) Conference 2011


Alhamdulillah, I'm blessed by Allah to attend this year's RIS conference. A conference that I looked forward to attend every year and so far I've attended all 3 conferences in my 3 years (almost) of being in Canada.

This year is particularly special because it's the 10th anniversary and for the first time in 10 years, the tickets were sold out! I witnessed a massive gathering of 20,000 Muslims who came primarily from North America. Subhanallah, Islam is growing strong in the west.

Anyway, I just want to write this post to record the gems that I've gathered from the wonderful speakers.

Sheikh Tawfique Chowdhury

Where is Allah in your plan? If you live a life where Allah is not a part of it, remember what Allah says in Surah at-Taubah, Ayah 24. If we give Zakat, poverty will not exist. They run away from the slavery for Allah and become slaves of themselves and Shaytan.

Imam Yassir Fazaga

It is not enough to feed your children, to give them clothes, to send …