Be Grateful for Everything – Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

In this podcast Shaykh Faid reminds us of shukr (gratitude) , and what it means to be included amongst the grateful. One of the greatest attributes one can have is gratitude. Being grateful is not easy. Allah Most High calls Himself al-Shakur. The foundation of gratitude is knowledge. It is a great blessing for the […]

Lessons From the Battle of Badr – Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said starts the khutba by explaining how the battle of Badr was a blessing. He goes on to explain how prophetic practice is guidance. The greatest blessing is deen, which is how we implant the teaching of the Messenger of God (peace and blessings be upon him). The battle of Badr has […]

Attaining Sabr – Shaykh Faid Mohammmed Said

Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said begins by explaining the name of Allah as-Sabur. Sabr (patience) is the highest of strength and ability. Sabr is at the beginning of the test. Sabr is mentioned over 90 times in the Qur’an. The only way to submit to God is by having sabr. With Sabr one will be rewarded. […]

The Gifted Mercy – Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

In this podcast Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said explains the different opportunities we have to attain the gifts of mercy that Allah Most High has provided us. Shaykh Faid begins by talking about the difficulties that Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessing be upon him) and his family went through. However, through the difficulties we see a […]

Prophet Muhammad’s ﷺ Teaching on How to Praise and Thank Allah – Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

In Surat al-Fatiha the believer says “Praise be to Allah, Lord of all the worlds” this is teaching us how to thank Allah. In a hadith Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessing be upon him) said: “Praise be to Allah, as much as the number of all created things.” “Praise be to Allah for as much […]

Benefits of Reciting Qur’an Daily – Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

In this podcast Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said explains the benefits of reciting and connecting with the Qur’an on a daily basis. He reminds us all that the people of the Qur’an are the elite people of paradise. They are in the best of stations, and they constantly say words of goodness in this life. Just […]

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. […]

Allah’s Light of Guidance is Unstoppable – Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

Bismillah-ir Rahman-ir Raheem “They want to extinguish the light of Allah with their mouths, but Allah will perfect His light, although the disbelievers dislike it.” (Surat As-Saf, 8) With all that we encounter in and around us in this world, we are often led to despair and we question and ask why. But do we […]

The Light and Mercy of Prophet Muhammad ﷺ – Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

In this podcast, Shaykh Faid Mohammed explains how the light of the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessing be upon him) purifies the one who seeks it. He goes on to explain that one of the greatest blessing that a believer should be thankful for in the light that Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessing be upon […]