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    The 99 Names Duaa


    Presented below is a compilation of duaa (prayers) submitted by youth that attended the Annual Youth Meeting in January 2017. We ask Al-Mujīb, to accept these duaa as a form of sadaqah jariyah (continuous charity) for each individual who helped put it together. Ameen. Context: Allāh (swt) says in the Qur’an: “And to God belong… Continue reading »


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    AYM Prep 5 – Complete Your Mission


    Prep 1 | Prep 2 | Prep 3 | Prep 4 | Prep 5  By Nabintou Doumbia, AYM Team Estimated Reading Time: Worth It Why did you go to AYM? Before or, at least, immediately after having arrived in Florida, did you give yourself a chance to look at the state of your spiritual, physical, emotional, and… Continue reading »


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    A Shift in Perspective – TI Camp West Coast


    Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 By Hossain Albgal Estimated Reading Time: 5 minutes By any objective criterion, Tarbiyya and Ilm (TI) Camp sounds resoundingly unappealing. To the rational observer, more punishment than a privilege. Consider the proposition of the camp in plain English: For 6 days you operate on roughly… Continue reading »


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    A Poem – TI Camp West Coast


    Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 By Halima Eid from San Diego Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes Introduction I contemplated the trip, and the sacrifices I had to make. I wondered whether it was worth it, and a few voices pushed me to go As I packed, I thought of it as an… Continue reading »


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    On Growth, Vulnerability, and Remembrance – TI Camp West Coast


    Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 By Sarah Shammaa from Los Angeles Estimated Reading Time: 5 minutes Growth begins at the end of your comfort zone Tarbiya & ‘Ilm Camp… After years of yearning to go but timing and circumstances holding me back, I was finally able to attend this year, alhamdullilah. I had… Continue reading »


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    Two Reflections – TI Camp West Coast


    Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 By Sara Bundogji from Los Angeles Estimated Reading Time: 2 Minutes Reflection 1: Simply put; TI Camp revitalizes and recalibrates the spirit, motivation, and goals of the Islamic worker. TI Camp put the essence of what Islamic work and leadership should look like into perspective. A wake-up call;… Continue reading »


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    AYM Prep 4 – Setting a Magnanimous Intention


    Prep 1 | Prep 2 | Prep 3 | Prep 4 Bismi Allah El-Rahman El-Raheem – In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. by Munther El-Alami, AYM Team Lead Estimated Reading Time: Worth It We’re on a journey together in an attempt to prepare ourselves for the Annual Youth Meeting in… Continue reading »


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    AYM Prep 3 – What You Will Walk Away With (insha’Allah) 


    Prep 1 | Prep 2 | Prep 3 | Prep 4 Bismi Allah El-Rahman El-Raheem – In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. by Munther El-Alami, AYM Team Lead Estimated Reading Time: Worth It We’re on a journey together in an attempt to prepare ourselves for the Annual Youth Meeting in early… Continue reading »


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    AYM Prep 2 – Do You Hear that Beat? Do You Want to?


    Prep 1 | Prep 2 | Prep 3 | Prep 4 Bismi Allah El-Rahman El-Raheem – In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. by Munther El-Alami, AYM Team Lead Estimated Reading Time: Worth It We’re on a journey together in an attempt to prepare ourselves for the Annual Youth Meeting in early… Continue reading »


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    AYM Prep 1 – Why Does Your Pulse Beat?


    Prep 1 | Prep 2 | Prep 3 | Prep 4 Bismi Allah El-Rahman El-Raheem – In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. by Munther El-Alami, AYM Team Lead Estimated Reading Time: Worth It You’ve done a bunch of work to get here: you’ve picked a flight, filled out a tedious registration form,… Continue reading »