The Virtues of the Five Daily Prayers

Understanding Virtue through the Prophetic Teachings (Lesson Twelve): In this lesson Shaykh Faraz discusses how prayer is a form of seeking assistance from Allah (the most exalted), how it expiates our sins, and the importance of sincerity in making our prayers transformative. Abu Hurayra (Allah be pleased with him) relates that he heard the Messenger […]

Beyond Hijab: Modesty Amongst Women in Islam

In this lecture, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani gives advice on reframing the question of Hijab from one of form (clothing) to one of essence (modesty) by using the Prophetic example and the example of the best of women: Khadijah, Fatima, Maryam, A’isha, and Asiya (May Allah (subhana wa ta’ala) be pleased with them all). Download Options: […]

The Virtues of Tahmeed After Ruku

Understanding Virtue through the Prophetic Teachings (Lesson Eleven): In this lesson Shaykh Faraz discusses the reward and Sunnah of tahmeed after ruku. Download Options: (1) Download this talk here. (right click and “save”) or (2) Download podcasts directly onto your iPod by going to Seekers Guidance Islamic Knowledge Podcasts

The Virtue of Saying Amin

Understanding Virtue through the Prophetic Teachings (Lesson Ten): In this lesson Shaykh Faraz discusses the reward and ruling of saying Amin. Download Options: (1) Download this talk here. (right click and “save”) or (2) Download podcasts directly onto your iPod by going to Seekers Guidance Islamic Knowledge Podcasts

How is spiritual excellence attained?

Question: The Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) defined spiritual excellence (ihsan) as, “To worship Allah as though you behold Him,” in the Hadith Jibril. I’ve been reflecting a lot on this, and and have found this message of beholding Allah in many other hadiths too, like the hadith in the Forty of […]

Habib Umar – Cautioning against greed and materialism in Australia

Greed and materialism blamed for world woes – The National Newspaper Conquering the pernicious greed that has savaged the global economy and curbing rampant materialism have been among the key messages brought to Australia by one of the eminent scholars of Islam, Sheikh Habib Umar Bin Salim Bin Hafiz. Sheikh Umar has spoken to packed […]

The Virtue of Praying in the First Row

Understanding Virtue through the Prophetic Teachings (Lesson Nine): In this lesson Shaykh Faraz discusses the reward, etiquette, and wisdom of praying in the first row. Download Options: (1) Download this talk here. (right click and “save”) or (2) Download podcasts directly onto your iPod by going to Seekers Guidance Islamic Knowledge Podcasts

Prophetic Supplication for Allah’s Love – and the Means to It

Abu’d Darda’ (Allah be pleased with him) relates that the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him) said that from the supplication (du`a’) of the Prophet Dawud (peace be upon him) was, “O Allah, I ask You for Your love, the love of those who love You, and the actions that make me […]

Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad – Religious Freedom & the Sunna – cambridge khutbas etc.

cambridge khutbas etc.: Religious Freedom & the Sunna In this talk, the sheikh discusses the role in the modern world of following the sunna (‘example’, ‘practice’) of the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him). He begins by analysing the fragmentation of the modern world, in which different aspects of human existence and even […]

Reason as Balance – Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad – and other excellent articles…

Cambridge Muslim College :: Resources :: CMC Papers Reason As Balance: the evolution of ‘aql CMC Papers No.3 by Timothy Winter [Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad] Read Online, Download or Print The Aims of Education CMC Papers No.2 by Syed Ali Ashraf Read Online, Download or Print Some Reflections on Principles of Islamic Education within a […]