Feed the People – Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

Bismillah-ir Rahman-ir Raheem When the Nur (sallallahu alayhi wasalam) entered Madinah, it was narrated by the lead Jewish Rabi of the city that Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wasalam) said: “Spread peace, feed people and pray at night when others are asleep.” This past week in the UK has been one of the most extreme in terms […]

The Blessing of Knowledge: Counsel for Seekers of Knowledge – Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said commends SeekersHub on the initiative they have taken to make knowledge available and accessible globally. He reminds students of knowledge of the great importance and blessing of knowledge. In the Qur’an knowledge comes before faith. One must remember that learning is a journey. The journey of seeking knowledge has no end. […]

Sayyid al-Istighfar: The Foremost Way of Seeking Allah’s Forgiveness – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

In this khutbah, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani reminds the believers that it is Allah who gives guidance. Out of His tremendous and unimaginable mercy, Allah has given us all kinds of means to seek and attain this guidance. One of those means is what Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) referred to as sayyid […]

Reflection from the Qur’an: The Followed and their Admirers – Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

 Bismillah-ir Rahman-ir Raheem [And they should consider that] when those who have been followed disassociate themselves from those who followed [them], and they [all] see the punishment, and cut off from them are the ties [of relationship]. Those who followed will say, “If only we had another turn [at worldly life] so we could disassociate […]

Why Do Manners Matter – Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

Bismillah-ir Rahman-ir Raheem “And indeed, You are the pinnacle of character” (Surah Al-Qalam, 4) Allah (subhana wa ta’ala) said the above verse with regards to His Beloved (sallallahu alayhi wasalam)! But have we ever asked ourselves: Why does character or manners matter? How can I relate to the qualities imbued by the Best of Creation […]

The Believer’s Response to Trials and Tribulations: Reflections on the Quebec Shootings, A Year Later – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

In this khutba Shaykh Faraz Rabbani reminds us that the believers are not distinguished by living a worldly life, rather a believer lives with a higher reality and sense of purpose. Understanding the events that take place in this world are not for one to simply indulge in with worldly emotions. Rather they are a […]

The Company We Keep – Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

Bismillah-ir Rahman-ir Raheem Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wasalam) said to Syedina Abu Dharr (radiallah anhu): “Loneliness is better than bad company, and good company is better than being alone; to speak good is better than being quiet, and to keep quiet is better than saying words of regret!” People might blame you for not being social, […]

Salawat: Make Allah your Sponsor by Reflecting His Mercy – Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

“There has come to you from Allah a Light…” (Surah Al-Ma’idah, 15) Bismillah-ir Rahman-ir Raheem No one is exempt from the Mercy of Allah (subhana wa ta’ala)! “Say, ‘O My servants who have transgressed against themselves [by sinning], do not despair of the mercy of Allah. Indeed, Allah forgives all sins. Indeed, it is He […]

Ridding Oneself from Arrogance – Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

In this podcast Shaykh Faid Mohammed explains some of the meanings of Allah Most High’s Diving name As-Sabur (the Most patient). Although it is Allah alone who creates and sustains, humans are accountable for their choices. He goes on the explain why iblis out of his arrogance refused to bow to Adam, and how all […]

Prophet Muhammad’s ﷺ Care and Concern for Others – Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

In this podcast Shaykh Faid Mohammed explains how the exalted character of the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessing be upon him) as mentioned in the Qur’an brings about piety, and showing gentleness and care and concern  while dealing with others. Shaykh Faid gives several examples of the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessing be upon him) […]