Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad – Friday Khutba – The Two Emigrations – Cambridge

cambridge khutbas etc.: Two Emigrations In this sermon, the sheikh relates parts of the stories of the migration of Musa (peace be upon him) and his people from Egypt to Palestine, and of Muhammad (peace be upon him) and the Companions from Mecca to Medina. The two stories are of course very well known, but […]

The Virtues of Declaring Allah’s Oneness in the Marketplace

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 […]

The Virtues of Emphatic Remembrance

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) […]

Virtues of Remembrance

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 […]

The Sunna of Following the Sunna

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) […]

Imam Zaid Shakir – A Moment in Your Love – A Poem

New Islamic Directions – Imam Zaid Shakir To spend a moment in your love, beyond this world of strife. To know the beauty of your face, beyond the realms of life. To pay the price you ask of us O Lord of life sublime! To purge the darkness from our hearts within this brief lifetime. […]

Three Traits of the Elect (awliya’) of Allah – Yahya ibn Mu`adh

Imam Qushayri (Allah have mercy upon him) relates in his Risala that Yahya ibn Mu`adh al-Razi (Allah have mercy upon him) said, “Three matters are from the traits of the elect (awliya’): 1. Confidence in Allah in all affairs. 2. Sufficiency with Allah from all else. 3. Returning to Allah from all things.” And Allah […]

Virtues of The Most Beloved of Words to Allah

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 Virtues of Remembrance After Waking Up – Faraz Rabbani – SeekersGuidance Islamic Knowledge Podcast

SeekersGuidance Islamic Knowledge Podcast Understanding Virtue through the Prophetic Teachings (Lesson Twenty-eight): In this lecture, Shaykh Faraz discusses the virtues of Remembrance After Waking Up. `Ubada ibn al-Samit (Allah be pleased with him) relates that the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) said, “Whoever wakes up at nightand says La ilaha illa’l Llah […]

Mumbai faces acute water shortage – BBC

BBC NEWS | South Asia | Mumbai faces acute water shortage The authorities in the Indian city of Mumbai (Bombay) have reduced water supplies by 30% as it faces one of the worst water shortages in its history. Read more (BBC)