Establishing Prophetic Communities Through Love, Peace and Joy – Ustadh Amjad Tarsin

In this Eid al-Adha sermon, Ustadh Amjad Tarsin calls all believers to rejoice in the bounties of Allah. He reminds us of all the great blessings that Allah has granted the Muslim community. Ustadh Amjad highlights hadiths and the sunna of Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) of establishing communities upon, love, peace […]

al-Aqsa: Servanthood and Sanctity – Shaykh Riad Saloojee

In this talk Shaykh Riad Saloojee reflects on the night journey (isra’) and ascension (mi’raj) of the Messenger Muhammad (peace and blessing be upon him) as it relates to al-Aqsa Mosque. He links our love of the holy precinct of al-Aqsa to striving to attain the excellent prophetic character. Prophet Muhammad’s (peace and blessings be upon […]

The Virtues of Jerusalem & the Believer’s Five Duties Towards It – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Masjid al Aqsa is one the holiest mosques for Muslims. It was once the direction of prayer and is the place where the Prophet ﷺ lead all the prophets in prayer and ascended to heaven to meet his Lord. The noble sanctuary has had numerous conditions set upon it since the occupation began and has […]

The Abundant Good: Reflections on Surat al-Kawthar and Its Message of Gratitude, Faith, and Contentment – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

In this Friday sermon, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani reflects on Surat al-Kawthar (Qur’an 108), its meanings and what it entails. He extracts from this short sura, which is three verses long, meanings and lessons in faith, affirming Divine Oneness, gratitude, and contentment. Shaykh Faraz calls to and counsels everyone to connect with the Qur’an, which nurtures […]

Look At Everything as a Blessing from Allah and Nurture Gratitude – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

In this Friday sermon, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani calls Muslims to recognize the blessings that Allah bestowed upon us. Sometimes we may take some of the daily blessings for granted or not notice them at all. However, the way of the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) was to recognize the blessings of Allah […]

13: The Lawful & The Prohibited – Renewal by the Book: Quran Tafsir Based on Imam Ghazali’s Ihya – Shaykh Riad Saloojee

In this lesson, visiting scholar Shaykh Riad Saloojee reviews verses from the Quran that correspond with the chapter on the Lawful and the Prohibited from Imam Ghazali’s Ihya. Shaykh Riad covers verse 51 from Chapter 23, verse 109 from chapter 9 and verse 23 and 24 from Chapter 83. يَا أَيُّهَا الرُّسُلُ كُلُوا مِنَ الطَّيِّبَاتِ […]

Renewing Light Upon Light – The Light of Faith and Guidance in the Verse of Light – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Shaykh Faraz explains what “light” is. What does it mean that Allah is the Light (al-Nur). Then, he explains the Verse of Light (Ayat al-Nur) in the Qur’an. “Allah is the Light of the Heavens and the Earth,” means that He is the One who gives the light of existence to all creation. He then […]

Renewing Gratitude Through Reflection – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Many Muslims may approach worship as a burden. However, our worship should be an expression of gratitude to Allah Most High as the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) has taught us and set an example for that. Our sense of gratitude could be nurtured through constant reflection of Allah’s overwhelming bounties and […]

Don’t Fear, Truly God Is With Us: The Unconditional Hope – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

One of the key sunnas of Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) is that he was always positive and full of hope in Allah Most High. It didn’t matter what was happening to him or around him, the Prophet’s positive attitude and hope were unconditional. In this Friday khutba, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani highlights Allah’s call […]

Why Are We Muslim? – Preserving Faith in Testing Times – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Have you asked yourself why you are Muslim? Is Islam an identity? How can our faith be preserved in testing time? In this Friday khutba, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani explains how faith is the fuel of religion. Muslims should be be clear about why they are Muslim, and then nurture that in their children. Shaykh Faraz […]