Entries by Amr

Reflection Fuels Faith: 4 Ways of Reflection from the Sunna of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

In this Friday khutba, Shaykh Faraz highlights the sunna of reflection and four ways Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) taught us to reflect. He emphasizes that faith is only nurtured through reflection. Therefore, we should embrace the sunna of reflection. Shaykh Faraz highlights that one of the sunnas of the Prophet (peace […]

5 Principles that Protect from Worldliness – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Scholars say about the love of worldliness is an ailment for which cure is exceedingly difficult. Shaykh Faraz talks about the dangers of loving worldliness, and gives five principles that help us keep away from worldliness. The five principle that Shaykh Faraz explains in this podcast are: (1) having a clear purpose in life, (2) […]

Learn to Live – 04 – Interview with Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil

In this episode, Ustadha Raidah tells us about the reasons why she went on a  path of seeking sacred knowledge. She talks about the benefits of moving to Amman, Jordan for her studies. Ustadha Raidah also talks about where and how she was brought up, relating this to why the prioritization of sacred knowledge is […]

Learn to Live – 03 – Interview with Ustadh Amjad Tarsin

In this interview, Ustadh Amjad shares with us his story that revolved around one of Imam al-Haddad’s books, which inspired him to study Islam. He tells us about some of the challenges he initially faced and how he overcame them. Ustadh Amjad also shares some of his first memories from going to Dar al-Mustafa in Tarim, Yemen […]

Renewing Gratitude Through Reflection – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Many Muslims may approach worship as a burden. However, our worship should be an expression of gratitude to Allah Most High as the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) has taught us and set an example for that. Our sense of gratitude could be nurtured through constant reflection of Allah’s overwhelming bounties and […]

Learn to Live – 02 – Interview with Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

In this interview, Shaykh Faraz tells about the inspirations led him to take the path of seeking knowledge. He talks about the importance and definition of religious activism. Shaykh Faraz also shares his memories from his days as a student of sacred learning including an incident with his teacher Shaykh Adeeb Kalas.  He then talks […]

Don’t Fear, Truly God Is With Us: The Unconditional Hope – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

One of the key sunnas of Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) is that he was always positive and full of hope in Allah Most High. It didn’t matter what was happening to him or around him, the Prophet’s positive attitude and hope were unconditional. In this Friday khutba, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani highlights Allah’s call […]

Learn to Live – 01 – Interview with Shaykh Yahya Rhodus

In this interview, Shaykh Yahya Rhodus shares with us and reflects on his journey of seeking knowledge. He starts by telling us his story of accepting of Islam and how that eventually led him onto a path of seeking sacred knowledge. He narrates inspirational stories of special people he met on his journey. Shaykh Yahya then talks about some […]

Why Are We Muslim? – Preserving Faith in Testing Times – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Have you asked yourself why you are Muslim? Is Islam an identity? How can our faith be preserved in testing time? In this Friday khutba, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani explains how faith is the fuel of religion. Muslims should be be clear about why they are Muslim, and then nurture that in their children. Shaykh Faraz […]

Differences and Unity in Islam: The Wisdom and Sunna of Diversity – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

How can we achieve unity when we are different? In a time where we find many plots of divisiveness, how can we appreciate diversity? In this timely and important talk, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani gives some key principles on how to deal with differences and how to find unity in diversity. These principles apply to dealing […]