Reciting the Quran as it Deserves to be Recited- Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Shaykh Faraz explains what it means to “recite the Quran as it deserves to be recited”. He tells us that the the Arabic word of reciting, tilawa, means to follow. He explains that one meaning is that the reciter recites one verse followed by another. Another meaning is that the actions and states the Quran […]

The Importance of Repentance – Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

In this podcast Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said  calls the believers to realize the real wrongdoing, is in not repenting and turning to Allah when one errs. He also defines what repentance is. Shaykh Faid goes on to emphasize that Allah is always watching, and that we should be heedful of that. He also explains the […]

Nights of Reflection and Light – The Sunna of Reciting the Closing Ten Verses of Surat Aal-Imran- Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani explains the closing ten verses of Surat Aal-Imran (3.190-200):Indeed, in the creation of the heavens and the earth and the alternation of he day and night  there are signs for people of reason,˹They are those who remember Allah while standing, sitting, and lying on their sides, and reflect on the creation of […]

11: Supplication – Renewal by the Book: Quran Tafsir Based on Imam Ghazali’s Ihya – Shaykh Riad Saloojee

In the eleventh lesson of Renewal by the Book we are joined by visiting scholar, Shaykh Riad Saloojee. Shaykh Riad reviews key verses of the Quran that correspond to Imam Al-Ghazali’s chapter on supplication. He covers verse 60 from Surat Ghafir, the 40th chapter of the Quran. وَقَالَ رَبُّكُمُ ادْعُونِي أَسْتَجِبْ لَكُمْ ۚ إِنَّ الَّذِينَ […]

09: Remembrance & Supplication – Renewing Religion: An Overview of Ghazali’s Ihya – Shaykh Riad Saloojee

In this lesson, we are joined by visiting scholar Shaykh Riad Saloojee. Shaykh Riad reviews the ninth chapter of Imam Al-Ghazali’s Ihya Ulum al-Din on remembrance and supplication. This chapter is situated at the end of the first section of the book on acts of worship. One theme that runs through this chapter is manifested […]

09: Remembrance & Supplication – Renewal by the Book: Quran Tafsir Based on Imam Ghazali’s Ihya – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

In this lesson, Shaykh Faraz looks at the key verses in the Quran corresponding to the ninth chapter of Imam Ghazali’s Ihya: Remembrance and Supplication. He highlights the verses 151-153 from Surah Al-Baqarah, which detail the importance and virtue of the remembrance of Allah. كَمَا أَرْسَلْنَا فِيكُمْ رَسُولاً مِّنكُمْ يَتْلُو عَلَيْكُمْ آيَاتِنَا وَيُزَكِّيكُمْ وَيُعَلِّمُكُمُ الْكِتَابَ […]

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 […]

Don’t Ask For Relief from Trials – Rather Ask for Right Response – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Shaykh Faraz highlights the teaching of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) with regards to what a believer should ask for during trials that they will inevitably face. He calls believers to not focus on getting out of the trial, but rather to focus on being the strong and empowered believer who responds to the […]

Make the Most of Your Free Time With This Great Supplication – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani highlights the narration (hadith) of the Prophet ﷺ, in which he tells us about two great blessings that most people lose out on: health and free time. He then explains that one of the ways the righteous sought to make the most of free time, is to turn to Allah in supplication for that […]

Prophetic Cure to Remove Worry and Relieve Debt, by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani shares a prophetic narration (hadith) from the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ, where he teaches one of the companions, Abu Umama (may Allah be pleased with him), an expression to remove his worry and relieve his debt. The expressions is: اللَّهُمَّ إِنِّي أَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنَ الْهَمِّ وَالْحَزَنِ وَأَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنَ الْعَجْزِ وَالْكَسَلِ وَأَعُوذُ بِكَ […]