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 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) […]

The Reality of Repentance – Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

In this podcast Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said  calls the believers to realize the reality of repentance, it is not simply repenting and turning to Allah when one sins. But it is to be suspect of one’s repentance. He goes on to mention some secrets of repentance. The one constantly making repentance will make excuses for […]

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 […]

The High Rank of Sayyida Khadija – Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

In this podcast, Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said  explains the blessings of the high rank of Sayyida Khadija, and how she reassured the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessing be upon him). Shaykh Faid goes onto to explain how  Sayyida Khadija was blessed with a number of first. She w as the first to believe, the first to […]

The Impact and Fruits of Worship in Ramadan and Beyond – Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

In this Friday sermon, Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said calls us to make the most of what is left of Ramadan. He provides key advice on how to engage in worship that impacts and reflects on us positively. The impactful and fruitful worship he talks about is one that rectifies our character, and lasts beyond Ramadan. […]