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Archive for November, 2011
Madly in Love: Walking the Way of the Companions – Shaykha Noura Shamma

Madly in Love: Walking the Way of the Companions – Shaykha Noura Shamma Shaykha Noura Shamma, a distinguished visiting scholar, gave an inspiring and memorable lesson on the way of the Companions–and their passionate love for Allah and the Messenger (peace and blessings be upon him)–through stories of famous and less-famous Companions. This lesson was [...]

Prophetic Sunna of Making One’s Actions Firm – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani at UTM

Prophetic Sunna of Making One’s Actions Firm – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani at UTM An insightful khutba by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani of SeekersHub Toronto (http://www.SeekersHub.org) and SeekersGuidance (http://www.SeekersGuidance.org) explaining the implications of Sayyida `A’isha’s words that if the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him) did anything, he would make it firm. The meanings [...]

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani – “The Position of Islam on Divorce, Adoption and Abortion” – YouTube

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani – “The Position of Islam on Divorce, Adoption and Abortion” – YouTube [This was a challenging talk, as I had 30 minutes to cover an overview of three complex, nuanced topics--divorce, adoption, and abortion--in Islamic Law. - Faraz Rabbani] 2nd Annual United For Change Conference – Our Families: Our Foundations Conference – [...]

A New Start: Prophetic Counsel on Faith & Uprightness – Friday Sermon – Faraz Rabbani in Milton, ON

A New Start: Prophetic Counsel on Faith & Uprightness – Friday Sermon – Faraz Rabbani Shaykh Faraz Rabbani of SeekersHub Toronto (www.SeekersHub.org) explains lessons for the new Islamic year from the hadith related by Sufyan ibn Abd Allah, who asked the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him), “O Messenger of Allah, tell [...]

Habib Umar: Advice to Muslim Professionals in the West translated by Shaykh Yahya Rhodus

A believer is like rain; wherever it falls it is beneficial”. Listen to Habib Umar’s advice to Muslim Professionals in the West. Whether your relationships are commercial, financial, advisory or merely social, this talk provides the platform of Islamic etiquettes for you in your communications, behaviour and morals in all circumstances. The believer is a [...]

Video: Seek the Means to Nearness – Imam Zaid Shakir

Seek the Means to Nearness – Imam Zaid Shakir In this sermon, Imam Zaid Shakir expounds on four of the keys to a Muslim’s success: faith, God consciousness, righteous deeds, and struggle. Note: “God is great in their eyes…” is mentioned once, erroneously. It should be “God is great in their souls…”

For Him, By Him, With Him – Poem by Imam Afroz Ali

Is your sight fixed on the One who Nourishes you? Do know that only He is Self-sufficient, worthy of Praise. But it may be that you do not see Him Nourish you; Oh how wasteful your sight is, if you missed His Gaze! There exist marvels of beauty around you; More Beautiful is He though, [...]

The Legacy of Shaykh Badr al-Din al-Hasani – Nur Sacred Sciences

The Legacy of Shaykh Badr al-Din al-Hasani – Nur Sacred Sciences The Legacy of al-Muhaddith al-Akbar Shaykh Badr al-Din al-Hasani: 1850-1935 One of his students related,“He would often ask us upon completion of his prayers, ‘Do you hear the reply of the Messenger of God (PBUH) during the tashahhud (recited during the sitting of the ritual prayer) when [...]

The Orphan’s Song For The Kaaba By Novid Shaid

The Orphan’s Song For The Kaaba By Novid Shaid This narrative poem is based on famous Sufi tales about amazing acts of sacrifice and journeys on the way to Hajj. The Orphan’s Song For The Kaaba By Novid Shaid When I was fresh, new, swaddling babe My mother’s poor spirit flew away And my father [...]

Shaykh Babikir: Eid Address – Eid al-Adha 1432 – Video

Shaykh Babikir: Eid Address – Eid al-Adha 1432 / 6.11.2011 [Part 1] – YouTube   Eid is a day on which the perfection of humanity is celebrated, and the unity of man is displayed. It is the day we stand together, greet one another and share from the same plate, whether we are black or [...]