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Are Mawlids Promoting Wrong Beliefs?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalam’aleykum, 1. At mawlids, people believe that the Prophet’s (peace be upon him) soul will be present. Is this true? 2. In some mawlids, they say some poetry that basically means, “the provider of provision is Muhammad” Is there any truth to this? 3. Can you stand up to […]

Ever Been Told Not To "Over-Praise" the Prophet ﷺ Because It’s Bidah?

Saying that Muhammad ﷺ was “merely” a messenger as if there is nothing more special about him is a gross innovation. Shaykh Faraz Rabbani shares a number of short stories from the sahabahs, and the Islamic tradition, that highlight how they celebrated the qualities and tremendousness of the Prophet ﷺ. We need to nurture regular […]

Salawat – If You Love It, This Is For You

“Intensely Beautiful” Salawat This brief montage of video clips on sending salawat on the Prophet, peace be upon him, has been described as “intensely beautiful” by Youtube users. Shaykh Ahmad Saad on reciting Surah Yusuf, verse 88 before starting salawat; Shaykh Yahya Rhodus on how to use your imagination while reciting salutations upon the Prophet; […]

Jesus: a SoulFood special with Ustadh Amjad Tarsin

This year the birth of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ coincides with Christmas. That’s why we wanted to record a special episode of SoulFood. We will be focusing on the story of Lady Mary (peace be upon her) and the miraculous birth of Jesus ﷺ in the Quran. Also in this episode, you will learn about […]

A Beautiful Rendition of Na’t al-Baratina, by Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad

A beautiful rendition of this rare qasida, by Shaykh Abdal-Hakim Murad and Harmonia Alcorani. Recorded in Cambridge, United Kingdom in March, 2014. Consider expressing your enjoyment of this qasida by donating to the Cambridge Mosque Project. Lyrics: hal min mugheethi li min ba’ath  fi nafsin min huznin wa min asa qad awal al’umru fi sayil harami […]

Perfect Beauty: The Prophet ﷺ Described

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani teaches from Imam Munawi’s work – a complete description of the appearance, character, conduct and habits of the Beloved Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him and his folk)–al-Rawd al-Basim (the Smiling Garden). This work is based on Imam Tirmidhi’s famous work al-Shama’il (the Prophetic Description), but is much more […]

Commemorating the Beloved Messenger Muhammad ﷺ

A brief lecture by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani during the month of Rabi Al-Awwal on commemorating the Beloved Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) and rejoicing in him being sent as a Mercy to mankind.

The Prophetic Message of Mercy, by Shaykh Faid Muhammad Said

The Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) is a mercy and blessing to us in this life and in the hereafter, in ways that are seen and ways that are unseen. Reconnect your heart to this beautiful, Divine constant, with this reminder from Shaykh Faid Muhammad Said.

Rabi-al-Awwal – Love and Praise The Beloved!

The blessed month of Rabi-al-Awwal is upon us once again. Celebrate and be joyous with SeekersHub: Commemorating the Beloved Messenger Muhammad Winter’s Spring – The Miracles of Rabi al-Awwal Why Is the Prophet’s Character Described as Being Tremendous? Is the Claim That There is “Blatant Shirk” in the Qasida Burda of Imam Busiri True? Video […]

An Original English Mawlid – coming soon

The Soliloquy of the Full Moon is the first English mawlid work ever written. An 1000 line panegyric, it is a fully metered, rhyming, epic poem celebrating the virtues of the Prophet (peace be upon him), the signs preceding his advent, the wonders of his birth and nursing, the first revelations and his night journey […]