Entries by Amr

The Need to Know – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

What is entailed by a Muslim’s serious commitment to faith? What does a concerned Muslim need to learn? How does a Muslim go about learning? In this talk at the Madarik Centre in Amman, Jordan, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani answers some key questions about what a concerned Muslim needs to learn. He provides a brief framework for […]

Knowing The Heart, Its Treatment, and What Ails It – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

“The heart is the basis of all good and evil, and the life of the heart or its death is the key to either its benefit or harm.” Imam Ahmed Zarruq. In this lesson, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani highlights some keys and methods to identifying ailments of the heart and healing it. He does so through explaining a […]

Good Opinion of Allah and Renewing Faith by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

The Messenger of Allah (peace & blessings be upon him) said, “Good opinion of Allah is from excellence in worship of Allah.” And then the said: “Renew your faith.” When asked how, he replied, “Make much mention of La ilaha illa’l Llah (there is no god but Allah).” [Related by Imam Ahmad] In this Friday […]

There Is No Darkness – Reflections on the Verses of Light by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

It is very easy to feel overwhelmed with how depressing and evil darkness is. But God tells us how to deal with darkness, by turning to light in the verses of light. What does that mean and how do we do that? In this Friday sermon, Shaykh Faraz reflects on the verses of light in the […]

Reaching God Through God, by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Reaching God Through God, by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Capturing the Spirit of Ramadan Mercy, Forgiveness and Salvation Every night our Ramadan scholars will explore one of the three key spiritual goals of Ramadan. Each talk will conclude with a dynamic conversation as we explore mercy, forgiveness and salvation deeply and see how we can attain these […]

Plant A Tree (30 Deeds, 30 Days), by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Plant A Tree, by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani 30 Days, 30 Deeds Sacred Acts to Transform the Heart Every night, our scholars in residence explore one simple deed that could have far reaching spiritual impact on our lives – and the lives of others. Every day we’ll make the intention to put that teaching into practice. Whether […]

Salvation from the Fires of Self-Direction, by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Salvation from the Fires of Self-Direction, by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Capturing the Spirit of Ramadan Mercy, Forgiveness and Salvation Every night our Ramadan scholars will explore one of the three key spiritual goals of Ramadan. Each talk will conclude with a dynamic conversation as we explore mercy, forgiveness and salvation deeply and see how we can […]

Give A Good Loan (30 Deeds, 30 Days), by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Give A Good Loan, by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani 30 Days, 30 Deeds Sacred Acts to Transform the Heart Every night, our scholars in residence explore one simple deed that could have far reaching spiritual impact on our lives – and the lives of others. Every day we’ll make the intention to put that teaching into practice. […]

Devotion with Purpose – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

In this Friday khutba in Ramadan, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani reflects on the first eleven verses of Surat al-Mu’minun. Shaykh Faraz highlights that when Allah calls us to any good in the Qur’an, He gives us the benefit behind it and the reality underlying it. In these verses Allah begins by telling us that “successful indeed are […]

Preparing to Go Like Muhammad Ali (Without The Selfies), by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

In this first Friday khutba of Ramadan, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani reflects on the passing of the late Muhammad Ali and his funeral. In this great moment of truth, people were snapping selfies standing at or near the front of the janaza. The immediate and fleeting seems much more real than the ultimate – our own […]