01- Now is the Time to Reflect- Shaykh Sadullah Khan

Over the next 21 days, Shaykh Sadullah Khan will share daily messages of introspection, motivation, and inspiration so that we are able to deal with the current global pandemic Covid-19. In this 1st episode, Shaykh Sadullah asks us all to…

Seeking Protection with His Name- Shaykh Yahya Rhodus

In response to the fear and concern brought about by the recent spread of the Covid-19 virus, Shaykh Yahya Rhodus reminds us of the importance of seeking protection with Allah's Name. In this important and timely reminder, Shaykh Yahya comments…

Dealing with the Coronavirus - Mufti Taha Karaan

In this talk, Mufti Taha Karaan provides a conceptual approach in understanding the phenomenon of a communicable disease in relation to religious law, creed and daily activities of living. The COVID-19, which has now been classified as a pandemic,…

What is true wealth in Islam? - Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

"Wealth is not through a lot of possessions," said the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace). "Rather, wealth is only wealth of spirit." [Related by Ahmad and others ; sound] Shaykh Faraz Rabbani explains the neediness (faqr) of…

Flying With Faith Cultivating: Hope and Awe of Allah-Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

If we love Allah, why do we fear Him? Shaykh Faraz Rabbani explains that "fear" (khawf) of Allah is having reverential awe of the Greatness of our Merciful Lord and His tremendous favor upon us. Likewise, hope isn't just wishing for the…

The Preservation and Practice of the Qur'an- Mufti Taha Karaan

As the guest of honor at a local Quran Institute in Cape Town, Mufti Taha Karaan discusses the divine promise of Allah (the exalted) in preserving the Qur'an. In addition to discussing how Allah has used human beings and other methods of preserving…

How To Be Sad: Understanding the Sorrow of the Prophet(peace and blessings be upon him)- Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani explains lessons from the Year of Sorrow of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him). Contrary to some misunderstandings, the Sorrow of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) was not of dejection or depression. Rather,…

Consciousness and Being Responsible- Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

Jumuah Khutbah delivered by Shaykh Faid in North London on the theme of a verse from Surah Baqarah:281 “Be conscious and be aware the day you will be returned to Allah, and everyone will be rewarded or accounted for everything that they…

Treading the Path of Benefit- Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani discusses the importance of being a person of true benefit through following in the footsteps of those who have succeeded us. A question and answer session follow. For more SeekersGuidance podcast shows, visit seekersguidance.org/podcasts. Help…

Pre Khutba Talk: Activism and Gender Based Violence -Shaykh Sadullah Khan

In this Pre Khutba talk, Shaykh Sadullah discusses the tragic and deplorable rise of gender-based violence in South Africa. The increase of violence against women and children can never be justified in Islam. Shaykh Sadullah reminds us that…

The smartest believers are those who remember death-Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

  The Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) told us that the smartest believers are those who remember death the most, and best prepare for it. [Ibn Maja] Shaykh Faraz Rabbani explains how to remember and practically prepare…

The Great Gift of the Prophet Muhammad -and How to Truly Appreciate This Gift- Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani reminds us to appreciate the greatest gift that Allah has given humanity: the gift of the Beloved Messenger of Allah (peace & blessings be upon him & his folk). He explains the Divine Reminder: "Truly, Allah…

Why Vote? The Muslims Concern for the Public Good? (and what if we're disillusioned with politics)-Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

In this Khutba, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani discusses the approach Muslims should have when engaging with elections and issues of politics. All Muslims should focus on bringing about the benefit for their communities. It is vital that Muslims should…

The Importance and Priority of Seeking Knowledge - Shaykh Yahya Rhodus

In this reminder, Shaykh Yahya Rhodus counsels on how to seek sacred knowledge. He particularly emphasizes making seeking knowledge a priority and taking everything in life as a learning opportunity. He looks at the four components of learning:…

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…

Don’t Fear, Truly God Is With Us The Unconditional Hope- Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

One of the key sunnas of Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) is that he was always positive and full of hope in Allah Most High. It didn’t matter what was happening to him or around him, the Prophet’s positive attitude…

06- The Art of Reading -Shaykh Ahmed El Azhary

In this final episode of The Art of Reading, Dr Yusuf Patel asks Shaykh Ahmed El Azhary to holistically summarize all the various points and aspects which were discussed in the previous episodes. Shaykh Ahmed provides a comprehensive plan…

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…

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…

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…