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Abdullah Hakim Quick

In the Name of Allâh, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful

Abdullah Hakim Quick was born in the United States of America and accepted Islam in Canada in 1970. He pursued his study of Islam at the Islamic University of Madinah in Saudi Arabia where he graduated and received an Ijaza from the College of Da'wah and Islamic Sciences in 1979. He later completed a Masters Degree and a Doctorate in African History at the University of Toronto in Canada. His thesis was an analysis of the early life of Sheikh 'Uthman Dan Fodio, a great West African Scholar, Mujaahid and social activist.

Shaykh Abdullah has served as Imam, teacher and counselor in the USA, Canada and the West Indies. For three years he contributed to the religious page of Canada's leading newspaper. He has travelled to over 51 countries on lecture, research and educational tours.

Presently he is a senior lecturer on the history of Islam in Africa at The International Peace University South Africa in Cape Town and a member of the Muslim Judicial Council, Cape Town, South Africa. Shaykh Abdullah is also the Director of the Discover Islam Centre (Cape Town) and Ameer of the Dawah Coordinating Forum of South Africa. Email: [email protected]

How to Obtain Contentment

IISNA 2010 Islamic Revival Tour, Melbourne, Australia. As we all pass through life looking at people and materialistic things around us, we often tend to look at people above us and desire to be like them. But Islam advises us to look at those below us and feel contempt at what Allah (SWT) has provided us

Waking The Lazy Muslim

IISNA 2010 Islamic Revival Tour, Melbourne, Australia. The Prophet sal Allahu alayhi wa sallam frequently made the following supplication: Oh Allah, I seek your protection from, alajz which means the inability to do something. And when someone said, I can't do that, The Prophet sal Allahu alayhi wa sallam would seek protection from such negative speech by adding: and I seek your protection (Oh Allah) from alkasl which is translated as laziness.

Our Golden Past, Our Bright Future

IISNA 2010 Islamic Revival Tour, Melbourne, Australia. Hakim Quick investigates the past dynasties and empires, their collapse and triumps, their attrition and their return. This is an inspiring lecture which ends in the future of Islam were we are heading, what to expect and how we got here.

Modesty & A Sound Heart in the Last Days

IISNA 2010 Islamic Revival Tour, Melbourne, Australia. Modesty in Islam is known as haya, a word which describes both shyness and a deeper modesty that is based on faith. A sense of haya should affect a Muslim’s conduct before God, before others and even when one is alone. In the Holy Qur'an, God says: “O children of Adam, We have provided you with garments to cover your bodies, as well as for luxury. But the best garment is the garment of righteousness. These are some of God's signs, that they may take heed.” (Al-A`raf 7:26)

Holiday Myths

This stimulating lecture is intended to provide clear information about religious-based, cultural events that have been accepted as national holidays. Christmas, Easter, Halloween, St Valentine’s Day and New Year’s Eve have their roots in Pagan, nature worshipping belief systems yet they are still confused with Christian religious celebrations. Muslims and people of conscience are in need of non-biased, factual definitions of these holidays and practical solutions for the dilemma of those living in Western countries. This discussion opens the door of investigation and provides a basis for understanding these phenomena

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Muslim Spain's Legacy

In the year 1000 A.D, Cordoba, Spain (formerly known as Al-Andalus) was the largest city on earth. It contained hundreds of libraries, schools and universities. Scholars from Europe, Africa and the Middle East flocked to this enlightened center of civilization and knowledge. The city streets were lit up for miles in any direction and running water was available in every quarter. What was the real story of this vibrant society?This dynamic lecture presents an overview of the development of Islamic Spain, the legacy that Muslims left for the world and the reasons for their amazing rise and fall in this neglected, yet decisive period of history.

Part 1 [210 MB] | Part 2 [214 MB] | Part 3 [191 MB]

Journey to The Hereafter - Signs of the Last Day

An enlightening lecture about the path all of us will walk, from the day we enter into this life until we meet with Allah (Our Creator). This video lecture focuses on the Signs pointing towards the closeness of the Last Day.

Islam and the New World Order

"Within Islam is the answer to the problems of secularism!" "Now what is happening is probably one of the most effective, diabolical means of propaganda. The television, the media, that in its inception appeared to be a very innocent tool, has now become a powerful tool of mind control." "You have to realize, if you really want to be like the Prophet (P), you have to live and I have to live completely! You can't take some of it and leave some of it!"

Understanding your Condition

Understanding your Condition by Abdullah Hakim Quick, presented at Lakemba Mosque, Sydney, Australia.

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