Entries by Amr

How Should Muslims Approach the Elections? – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Shaykh Faraz answers the question of how Muslims should approach the upcoming US elections. He reminds us that first and foremost a Muslim should look at the outcome with the eye of faith. A Muslim should see that it is all from Allah Most High. Shaykh Faraz gives guidelines of what Islamic values should be upheld in considering who […]

Key Tips on Prayer in Islam – Shaykh Walead Mosaad

Shaykh Walead highlights some key virtues and meanings of the prayer in Islam. He then gives essential tips to improve one’s prayer. Shaykh Walead advises to start off by making sure that one is consistent in their obligatory prayers. Then, to add on the emphasized sunna prayers, like witr and duha. And finally, to add the […]

Loving the Prophet’s Family and Companions – Ustadh Amjad Tarsin

Loving Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) entails loving his family and companions (may God be pleased with them). There is a special sanctity to all believers, and we should love them for that. There is also a special rank and virtue to the household of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him), […]

Where is Your Sacrifice? – Lessons from the Life and Martyrdom of Imam Husayn – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

As believers, we see martyrdom as an honour to be recognized and—while feeling loss for death and the wrong underlying it—we rejoice in Allah’s honouring of those servants who live and die upholding Truth and Good. A radiant example of this sacrifice is Imam Husayn ibn Ali (Allah be pleased with him), the grandson of […]

Keep Beautiful Company of Allah’s Blessings – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

“Keep good company of Allah’s blessings,” the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) told Sayyida Aisha (Allah be pleased with her). She relates that, “The Messenger of Allah (peace & blessings be upon him) entered my house and saw a piece of bread on the ground. He picked it up, wiped it and ate it, […]

Seeing Meanings Not Mere Forms: The Neglected Sunna Of Contemplation – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Allah calls in the Qur’an to contemplate and reflect on particular matters as well as unconditionally, reminds Shaykh Faraz Rabbani in this Friday sermon. Contemplating and reflecting is a quality that every believer should strive to have about everything that happens around them. Shaykh Faraz explains that the believer is a person of insight who seeks […]

Putting The First First – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Put the First–Allah Most High–first in life, concerns, and striving, reminds Shaykh Faraz Rabbani in this Friday sermon. This is a central meaning of the takbir–when we say “Allah is Most Great,” it should be out of a realization and renewal of commitment to put Him first in our lives. This Friday sermon (khutba) was delivered […]

Eid al-Adha Khutba: Celebrating Faith and Lessons in Sacrifice – Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

In this Eid al-Adha sermon (khutba) Shaykh Faid reminds us of the virtues of the days of Eid. He calls us to celebrate the meanings of faith and what is entailed by faith. Shaykh Faid highlights some key lessons from the story of Prophets Ibrahim and Ismael and their great sacrifice. This Eid al-Adha khutba […]

Eid al-Adha Khutba: Rejoice Unconditionally! – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

In this Eid al-Adha sermon (khutba), Shaykh Faraz Rabbani stresses the importance and need for believers to rejoice, unconditionally, in God’s grace and mercy. Shaykh Faraz explains God’s call in the Qur’an, in Surat Yunus: “In God’s grace and mercy let them rejoice: these are better than all they accumulate” [10:58]. He highlights that the Prophet’s […]

Make the Most of Your Free Time With This Great Supplication – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani highlights the narration (hadith) of the Prophet ﷺ, in which he tells us about two great blessings that most people lose out on: health and free time. He then explains that one of the ways the righteous sought to make the most of free time, is to turn to Allah in supplication for that […]