Lotus Programming

Goal The goal of Lotus programming is to foster a more vibrant, integrated community, where elders are connected to youth, neighbours know one another, and relationships that have been obscured by our modern social groupings can be restored.  The Lotus will enable a much-needed renewal in the community, serving as a meeting place for neighbours and

Our need for a Sacred Space

Our need for a Sacred Space

The meaning of masjid is: a place, time, or person that assists one to make sujood. Sujood means prostration - of the mind, body, and heart. It is how we submit to our Lord. You can feel it when a place is assisting you towards this goal. Of course, we know that God’s healing grace can and must be experienced anywhere and everywhere: in nature, at

Sign up for a deed beloved to God

Sign up for a deed beloved to God

Assalam alaykum dear Sister, dear Brother The Prophet ﷺ said "The deeds most beloved by God are those done regularly, even if they are small." Would you commit to offering an act of worship, done regularly, no matter how small? Commit to being a monthly donor for our projects: the Rhoda and Lotus. We want you to have a share in these projects and t

Hymn for the Prophet’s Birthday

Hymn for the Prophet's birthday is a beautiful song composed by Abdullah Quilliam, one of England's first Muslims. Read his story here.  Listen to the song being sung by Sanad Collective members recently at RIS here. Hymn for the Prophet's birthday The people that in darkness sat A glorious light have seen; God's prophet now to them hath come Muham

You are in My Care: Messages from your Lord

You are in My Care: Messages from your Lord

BismIllah Bring God's Messages of Care into your everyday Description: This calendar was lovingly produced by our very own team. Each month features a photo by a Sanad Collective member, and a Verse of Quran translated based on Shaykh Hamdi’s tafseer and explanations. Intention: The intention behind this calendar is to bring into clear focus God’s