What is true wealth in Islam? – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

“Wealth is not through a lot of possessions,” said the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace). “Rather, wealth is only wealth of spirit.” [Related by Ahmad and others ; sound] Shaykh Faraz Rabbani explains the neediness (faqr) of humans, and how the desire to amass–wealth and possessions–is a natural impulse. However, no worldly […]

Flying With Faith Cultivating: Hope and Awe of Allah-Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

If we love Allah, why do we fear Him? Shaykh Faraz Rabbani explains that “fear” (khawf) of Allah is having reverential awe of the Greatness of our Merciful Lord and His tremendous favor upon us. Likewise, hope isn’t just wishing for the good. “Hope and fear are the wings of faith,” said Imam Ghazali.”By them, […]

The Preservation and Practice of the Qur’an- Mufti Taha Karaan

As the guest of honor at a local Quran Institute in Cape Town, Mufti Taha Karaan discusses the divine promise of Allah (the exalted) in preserving the Qur’an. In addition to discussing how Allah has used human beings and other methods of preserving the Qur’an since its revelation, Mufti Taha emphasizes the critical importance of […]

How To Be Sad: Understanding the Sorrow of the Prophet(peace and blessings be upon him)- Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani explains lessons from the Year of Sorrow of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him). Contrary to some misunderstandings, the Sorrow of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) was not of dejection or depression. Rather, his Sorrow was the most beautiful of sorrow: a deep sense of awe and […]

Consciousness and Being Responsible- Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

Jumuah Khutbah delivered by Shaykh Faid in North London on the theme of a verse from Surah Baqarah:281 “Be conscious and be aware the day you will be returned to Allah, and everyone will be rewarded or accounted for everything that they have done, and no one will be oppressed on that very day.”

Treading the Path of Benefit- Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani discusses the importance of being a person of true benefit through following in the footsteps of those who have succeeded us. A question and answer session follow. For more SeekersGuidance podcast shows, visit seekersguidance.org/podcasts. Help SeekersGuidance reach millions around the world through reliable knowledge and guidance from qualified scholars, completely free: become […]

Pre Khutba Talk: Activism and Gender Based Violence -Shaykh Sadullah Khan

In this Pre Khutba talk, Shaykh Sadullah discusses the tragic and deplorable rise of gender-based violence in South Africa. The increase of violence against women and children can never be justified in Islam. Shaykh Sadullah reminds us that Allah has indeed honored all human beings, and that any type of violence perpetrated against fellow human […]

The smartest believers are those who remember death-Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

  The Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) told us that the smartest believers are those who remember death the most, and best prepare for it. [Ibn Maja] Shaykh Faraz Rabbani explains how to remember and practically prepare for death in this inspiring and uplifting talk. For more SeekersGuidance podcast shows, visit seekersguidance.org/podcasts. Help […]

The Great Gift of the Prophet Muhammad -and How to Truly Appreciate This Gift- Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani reminds us to appreciate the greatest gift that Allah has given humanity: the gift of the Beloved Messenger of Allah (peace & blessings be upon him & his folk). He explains the Divine Reminder: “Truly, Allah has bestowed great favor upon the believers, for He has sent to them a Messenger from […]

Why Vote? The Muslims Concern for the Public Good? (and what if we’re disillusioned with politics)-Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

In this Khutba, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani discusses the approach Muslims should have when engaging with elections and issues of politics. All Muslims should focus on bringing about the benefit for their communities. It is vital that Muslims should have a concern about how they are governed and how various policies affect them and their communities. […]