Understanding Virtue through the Prophetic Teachings Lesson Thirty-one): In this lecture, Shaykh Faraz discusses the virtues of the remembrance of Allah (The Most Exalted).  Anas ibn Malik (Allah be pleased with him) relates that the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him) said, “Verily, Allah is pleased for His servant to eat something […]

In this lecture, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani describes why people often fail to follow the Sunnah or follow it but in an insufficient manner. He shares valuable lessons from Imam Nawawi’s “Riyadh us Saliheen” that teach us the Sunna of following the Sunna. Download Options: (1) Download this talk here. (right click and “save”) or (2) […]

Understanding Virtue through the Prophetic Teachings (Lesson Thirty): In this lecture, Shaykh Faraz discusses the virtues of the Most Beloved of Words to Allah. Samura ibn Jundub (Allah be pleased with him) relates that the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him) said, “The most beloved of words to Allah Mighty and Majestic […]

The neighborhood was different back in those days. There was no zawiya, and I lived on the ground floor of a three-story apartment block nestled between our guest-house and the land that would eventually give birth to the zawiya. As I turned right from the black-and-white outer door of my home that faced the street, […]

In this lecture, Shaykh Faraz discusses four considerations to take into account when calling to Allah (the Most Exalted): the call itself, the caller, the one called, and the way of calling. Download Options: (1) Download this talk here. (right click and “save”) or (2) Download podcasts directly onto your iPod by going to Seekers […]

Understanding Virtue through the Prophetic Teachings (Lesson Twenty-six): In this lecture, Shaykh Faraz discusses the virtues of Witr at the End of the Night. Jabir (Allah be pleased with him) relates that the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him) said, “Whoever fears not being able to pray at the end of the […]

Understanding Virtue through the Prophetic Teachings (Lesson Twenty-five): In this lecture, Shaykh Faraz discusses the virtues of lengthy standing in Prayer. Jabir ibn Abd Allah (Allah be pleased with him) relates that the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him) was asked about which prayer is best. He replied (peace and blessings be […]

Understanding Virtue through the Prophetic Teachings (Lesson Twenty-four): In this lecture, Shaykh Faraz discusses the virtues of praying between Maghrib and Isha Prayers. Abu Hurayra (Allah be pleased with him) relates that the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him) said, “Whoever prays six rakats after Maghrib–without speaking ill between them–shall have the […]

“… Allah will exalt those of you who believe, and those who are given knowledge, in high degrees;” (Surah al-Mujadila v. 11) In this lecture, Shaykh Faraz discusses the tremendous virtue of knowledge in Islam and explains how our knowledge of the deen should not consist of mere factoids and to-do-lists but should be a […]

Understanding Virtue through the Prophetic Teachings (Lesson Twenty-three): In this lecture, Shaykh Faraz discusses the virtues of praying at night. Abu Hurayra (Allah be pleased with him) relates that the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him) said, “The best of fasting after Ramadan is in the Month of Allah–Muharram. And the best […]