Re-Broadcast-Common Misconceptions about Istikhara – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani discusses salat al-istikhara (the prayer of guidance) by defining it, debunking misconceptions regarding it, the best way to perform it, and easy ways to integrate it into our lives in a meaningful manner Some of the common misonceptions include Istikhara is a prayer in matters of marriage The signs come in the […]

Re-Broadcast: Challenges and Choices: Lessons from the Great Day of Ashura

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani discusses the lessons of the great day of Ashura – the 10th of Muharram. This is one of the greatest days of the year – a day the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him) highly encouraged us to fast. This is the day in which… Prophet Adam was absolved of his error; the […]

Two Year Specialization in Hanafi Fiqh

Attention to all interested students. Shaykh Faraz Rabbani will be teaching:   Dars al-Tanwir al-Absar wa Ifadat al-Anwar  (A Two Year Specialization in Hanafi Fiqh) In the Name of Allah, Merciful and Compassionate, with blessings and peace upon our Master Muhammad, his folk, and companions Imam Tumurtashi’s Tanwir, with extensive readings in Haskafi’s Durr al-Mukhtar […]

The Time Is Now: Returning to Allah, the Merciful, in Gratitude and Joy Without Delay- Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

In this Friday sermon, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani reminds us of the great bounties and blessings that God has bestowed upon us in this sacred month of Hajj. Shaykh Faraz calls upon us to recognize and appreciate the moments of life that God has gifted us with. The scholars of Islam state that the greatest moment […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 – 31 – Gratitude- Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Shaykh Faraz covers the chapter of Imam Haddad’s Book of Assistance on gratitude (shukr). He explains how, if we reflected, would we would find much to be grateful for in every state. He cites Qur’anic verses showing that gratitude bequeaths increase in blessings. Next, he discusses gratitude for wider blessings as well, such as faith […]