Blessings Wrapped in Problems- Shaykh Abdurrahim Reasat

The Many Benefits Hidden in Trials. This sermon looks at the concept of trails and the hidden benefits within them. It is based on a work by Imam ‘Izz al Din Ibn ‘Abd al-Salam, and introduces the Islamic understanding of ‘tribulation’ and the first four points covered in the work: 1. Realizing that Allah is […]

‘Shepherds and Their Flocks: Parental Responsibility’- Shaykh Abdurrahim Reasat

This sermon is a discussion around the sahih hadith ‘All of you are [like] shepherds, and all of you will be asked about you flocks. The topics of parenting, fulfilling the needs and rights of children, and common parental malpractices are addressed here.   Help SeekersGuidance reach millions around the world through reliable knowledge and […]

The Doors of Mercy Are Wide Open: Blessings of Dhul Hijja and the Day of Arafa- Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani shares inspiring reminders on the vastness of Allah’s mercy, and the gratitude and joy a believer should experience when realizing the blessings and opportunities before them. The Days of Dhu’l Hijja are special. The Day of Arafa is special. Eid is special. Here are keys to truly benefit and rise through them. […]

05- The Art of Reading- Shaykh Ahmed Hussein El Azhary

  In this new podcast series, Shaykh Ahmed Hussein El Azhary will discuss why the art of reading is critical for students of knowledge to master. One of the greatest barriers in mastering a science is the inability to read with structure and comprehension. In this series, Shaykh Ahmed will provide students with a detailed […]

Responding to Allah’s Call to Friday Prayer With Joy- Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

In this Friday sermon, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani gives a beautiful and uplifting reminder on how to respond to Allah’s Call to the Believers regarding Friday prayer, with joy, gratitude, urgency, and resolve. Allah calls us, “O you who believe, when the call to prayer is given on Friday rush to the remembrance of Allah and […]

Srebrenica Massacre of Bosnian Muslims: Lessons of Faith, Steadfastness, Learning from History, and Unity- Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

In this talk, at the 24th anniversary of the Srebrenica Massacre of over 8,000 Bosnian Muslim men and boys–rightly classified as a genocide–Shaykh Faraz Rabbani shares reflections on some lessons for all believers: One: Faith and how we view tests and tribulations. Two. How we respond to tribulations, and how we ready ourselves to be […]

Embracing Excellence – 35 – On Divine Love and Contentment- Ustadh Amjad Tarsin

Ustadh Amjad Tarsin looks at the closing chapter of Imam Haddad’s Book of Assistance, on Divine Love and Contentment. He begins the section by explaining why we love Allah and the various degrees of love of God. He shows that other loves for the sake of God — such as love of the prophets — […]

The Prophet’s Constant Cheerfulness and Consistently Being Sorrowful- Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

The Sunna of Expressing Emotion — Shaykh Faraz Rabbani explains some of the proper manners of expressing emotion and celebration in light of the sunna. He highlights that while the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) exhibited the best of character and experienced happiness and sorrow, inwardly his heart was always content with […]

Embracing Excellence – 34 – On Pilgrimage (Hajj) – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

In this episode, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani looks at the chapter on pilgrimage (hajj) from Imam Haddad’s Book of Assistance. He first highlights the importance of the pilgrimage and of performing it as soon as one is able. He also underscores the importance of properly learning the relevant sacred knowledge related to the pilgrimage in advance […]

Embracing Excellence – 33 – On Reliance on God – Ustadh Amjad Tarsin

In this episode, Ustadh Amjad Tarsin explores the virtue of reliance on God (tawakkul), looking at the concept from Imam Haddad’s Book of Assistance. Imam Haddad starts the section with the virtues of reliance from various Qur’anic verses and hadith. He explains the basis of reliance (realizing that everything is in Allah’s control) and its […]