Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, Eid al-Fitr (Post-Fasting Festival) is one of the central days of celebration and festivity in Islam. It is a time to be thankful to Allah for the blessing of fasting the month of Ramadan, and the extra worship and good deeds performed in that blessed month. This day is also meant […]

What is the istikhara prayer and how does one perform it? The istikhara prayer is a very simple prayer of seeking guidance. One prays two rakats at any time that is not disliked, after which one recites the supplication of istikhara. It is best to recite it before sleeping, though in no way necessary. Like […]

The Way of Seekers

In this lecture, Shaykh Faraz discusses the characteristics of the way of knowledge, its virtues, and how it can be used to seek Allah (the Most Exalted) and Paradise. Abu Hurayra (Allah be pleased with him) relates that the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him) said “Whoever pursues a path seeking knowledge, […]

Understanding Virtue through the Prophetic Teachings (Lesson Thirty-Four):In this lesson, Shaykh Faraz discusses Remembering Allah When Getting up from a Gathering. Abu Hurayra (Allah be pleased with him) relates that the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him) said, “Whoever sits in a gathering where there was much useless talk should say before […]

In this lecture, Shaykh Faraz discusses the importance of serving the creation of Allah (The Most Exalted) and by doing so through the prophetic example of mercy, gentleness, and intimate concern. Download Options: (1) Download this talk here. (right click and “save”) or (2) Download podcasts directly onto your iPod by going to Seekers Guidance […]

Understanding Virtue through the Prophetic Teachings (Lesson Thirty-Three): In this lesson, Shaykh Faraz discusses the immense spiritual benefits of pronouncing the oneness of Allah (The Most Exalted) upon entering the market place. `Umar ibn al-Khattab (Allah be pleased with him) relates that the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him) said, “Whoever enters […]

Understanding Virtue through the Prophetic Teachings (Lesson Thirty-Two): In this lesson, Shaykh Faraz discusses the reward and power of tasbih through emphatic remembrance so that it assists us in rising in rank with Allah (The Most Exalted). Safiyya relates (Allah be pleased with her) that the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him) […]

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) […]