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ADVICE: Seeking the Pleasure of Allah and His Messenger – Habib Umar

ADVICE: Seeking the Pleasure of Allah and His Messenger – Habib Umar بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Please benefit from and share the following Rabi’ al-Awwal advice recently delivered by Sayyidi Habib Umar and translated by Ustadh Amin Buxton (Allah preserve and increase him and his teachers). May Allah Most High bless us with remembrance of […]

Mawlid with Imam Zaid Shakir, Shaykh Samir al-Nass and Birmingham Munshids

Mawlid with Imam Zaid Shakir, Shaykh Samir al-Nass and Birmingham Munshids “This is one of the most beautiful, passionate, and most deeply spiritual renditions of Imam Busiri’s Burda I have ever heard.” -Faraz Rabbani. In rememberance of the Prophet, peace be upon him, his family and companions, with Shakyh Samir al-Nass, Imam Zaid Shakir, Munaqib Nasheed […]

Remembering the Prophet: Brief Explanation of a line from Habib Umar’s Mawlid

Remembering the Prophet: Brief Explanation of a line from Habib Umar’s Mawlid Special thanks to Ebrahim and Nausheen Omar for their transcription of Shaykh Faraz Rabbani’s talk. Remembering the Prophet: Brief Explanation of a line from Habib Umar’s Mawlid from Faraz Rabbani on Vimeo. Remembering the Prophet: A Brief Explanation of a Line from Habib […]

AND MUHAMMAD IS HIS MESSENGER: The Obligation to Love the Prophet (PBUH) and the Significance of Sending Prayers Upon Him | Nur Sacred Sciences

AND MUHAMMAD IS HIS MESSENGER: The Obligation to Love the Prophet (PBUH) and the Signifance of Sending Prayers Upon Him | Nur Sacred Sciences It is reported that the Messenger of God (PBUH) said, “None of you truly believe until I have become more beloved to him than his father, his children and all of humankind.”  […]

Innovation (Bid`a) and Celebrating the Prophet’s Birthday (Mawlid)

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: What is the concept of a “praiseworthy innovation” (bid`a hasana). How can an innovation be praiseworthy? Is the mawlid (celebration of the birth of the Prophet Muhammad) from this? Answer: Walaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray this finds you in the best of health and spirits. The […]

VIDEO: A Night of Praising the Prophet at Dar al-Mustafa

A night of praising the Prophet (peace and blessings upon him) led by Habib Umar at Dar al-Mustafa. Resources for seekers: Qasida Burda in Praise of the Prophet Muhammad – Sh. Diya – Video – and: Resources on the Burda and Praise Poetry Qasida Burda – In Praise of the Prophet (Allah bless him and […]

Joy at the Birth of the Prophet (Allah bless him and grant him peace): The Narration Concerning Abu Lahab

Answered by Sidi Abdullah Anik Misra Question: Can you shed a bit of light on the issue of the hadith that says something to the effect that Abu Lahab will be given an easement from punishment on Mondays because he was so overjoyed by the birth of the Prophet (Allah bless him) that he freed […]

The Noor Ensemble – Harvard Islamic Society Mawlid Night

The Noor Ensemble performs a beautiful rendition of the Burdah, along with other traditional poems in praise of the best of creation, Prophet Muhammad peace and blessings be upon him, at the Harvard Islamic Society Mawlid Night.  (February 2010) Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Part 6

Mawlid by Moonlight – Hina Khan-Mukhtar

The flickering flame of a candle casts a light on a child’s face, causing it to glow…and something magical happens.  The six-year-old opens his mouth to sing salawaat on the Prophet…and hearts soften. An older sister takes her brother by the hand as they march off to the beat of a daff, singing nasheeds under a full moon, […]