“The Trumpet Hasn’t Blown” – Prophetic Responses to Crises and Disliked Worldly Events – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani shares clear, inspiring guidance on how to respond to trying and testing times–in view of the recent election of Donald Trump as US President. Shaykh Faraz reminds us of how the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) responded to loss, to trials, and to tribulations. He explains how the right response […]

What Should Our Intention Be in Voting? – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Shaykh Faraz highlights what intentions Muslims should have in voting. He clarifies that in reality, the believer has one intention in everything they do: for the sake of Allah Most High. So the Muslim’s intention in voting is to seek Allah’s pleasure. How? Shaykh Faraz advises Muslims to pause for a moment before voting to gather their […]

How Should Muslims Approach the Elections? – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Shaykh Faraz answers the question of how Muslims should approach the upcoming US elections. He reminds us that first and foremost a Muslim should look at the outcome with the eye of faith. A Muslim should see that it is all from Allah Most High. Shaykh Faraz gives guidelines of what Islamic values should be upheld in considering who […]

Where is Your Sacrifice? – Lessons from the Life and Martyrdom of Imam Husayn – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

As believers, we see martyrdom as an honour to be recognized and—while feeling loss for death and the wrong underlying it—we rejoice in Allah’s honouring of those servants who live and die upholding Truth and Good. A radiant example of this sacrifice is Imam Husayn ibn Ali (Allah be pleased with him), the grandson of […]

The Unconditional Rejoicing of the Believer, by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

One of the most important Prophetic traditions of our religion is to always rejoice. A believer isn’t happy because nice things happen, because this life and all that happens in it, is fleeting. We rejoice because of our connection to Allah, the Everlasting. Listen on in this brief reminder from Shaykh Faraz Rabbani.

Keep Beautiful Company of Allah’s Blessings – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

“Keep good company of Allah’s blessings,” the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) told Sayyida Aisha (Allah be pleased with her). She relates that, “The Messenger of Allah (peace & blessings be upon him) entered my house and saw a piece of bread on the ground. He picked it up, wiped it and ate it, […]

Seeing Meanings Not Mere Forms: The Neglected Sunna Of Contemplation – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Allah calls in the Qur’an to contemplate and reflect on particular matters as well as unconditionally, reminds Shaykh Faraz Rabbani in this Friday sermon. Contemplating and reflecting is a quality that every believer should strive to have about everything that happens around them. Shaykh Faraz explains that the believer is a person of insight who seeks […]

Putting The First First – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Put the First–Allah Most High–first in life, concerns, and striving, reminds Shaykh Faraz Rabbani in this Friday sermon. This is a central meaning of the takbir–when we say “Allah is Most Great,” it should be out of a realization and renewal of commitment to put Him first in our lives. This Friday sermon (khutba) was delivered […]

Why Married Couples Struggle and How to Respond Successfully

Why Married Couples Struggle and How to Respond Successfully. A Muslim Perspective from Ustadha Shireen Ahmed & Shaykh Faraz Rabbani The closest relationship a person will ever experience in their lifetime is with their spouse. In this SeekersHub seminar, we learn how to cultivate this union to the fullest, how to overcome common hurdles, and how to maintain a […]

Eid al-Adha Khutba: Rejoice Unconditionally! – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

In this Eid al-Adha sermon (khutba), Shaykh Faraz Rabbani stresses the importance and need for believers to rejoice, unconditionally, in God’s grace and mercy. Shaykh Faraz explains God’s call in the Qur’an, in Surat Yunus: “In God’s grace and mercy let them rejoice: these are better than all they accumulate” [10:58]. He highlights that the Prophet’s […]