Monthly Archives: August 2014

How to Pray

After embracing Islam one needs to seek an intimate relationship with their Creator which is achieved through prayer. Specifically these are the 5 daily prayers we are obligated to perform. If one is able to, one should seek out the Imam at the masjid to teach one the basics of prayer. If this is not feasible you should contact us via email ( so that we may go over the basics of prayer and address any questions you may have.


Regardless of our ethnicity, the language we speak, our social class, social status, skin colour, wealth or lack there of, as sisters in Islam we are all united and bonded by our belief in Allah and His last Messenger(peace be upon him). "As a Muslim you really feel part of a global community regardless of where...
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Light of Mercy is an organization bringing Muslims together across the GTA and beyond to learn the essentials about Islam, socialize and help bring New Muslims in an open, compassionate, non-judgmental environment. We welcome new Muslims, non-Muslims and those who are just curious about the Islamic faith....
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1st Caliph – Sayyiduna Abu Bakr

Sayyidina Abu Bakr as-Siddiq Shaykh Gibril Fouad Haddad Abu Bakr al-Siddiq, `Atiq ibn Abi Quhafa, Shaykh al-Islam, `Abd Allah ibn `Uthman ibn `Amir al-Qurashi al-Taymi (d. 13), the Prophet’s intimate friend after Allah, exclusive companion at the Prophet’s Basin (hawd) and in the Cave, greatest supporter, closest confidant, first spiritual inheritor, first of the men who believed...
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