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What Is ‘Afiya and Why Do We Pray For It?

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani was asked why the Prophet ﷺ advised us to “ask Allah for well-being” and said that there can be no prayer more comprehensive than asking for ‘Afiya. So what is ‘Afiya? How should we ask for it? Cover photo by Omar Chatriwala.

How to Bring the Prophet ﷺ Into Our Lives

Why do we drink water with our right hand? Is it because it’s the right thing to do, or because it gives us a chance to to bring the Prophet ﷺ into our lives? How to Bring the Prophet ﷺ Into Our Lives Oftentimes, our love can be a token, rather than an experiential reality. In this […]

What To Do After Hearing The Adhan – The Prophet’s ﷺ Promise

The Prophet ﷺ made a tremendous promise to those who respond upon hearing the adhan – “My intercession will be granted to them on the Day of Resurrection…” However, many of us don’t know or don’t remember the sunnahs of doing the adhan and hearing the adhan. This is particularly the case in lands where […]

Take a Closer Look at The Prophet’s Heart

The Prophet’s Heart: The Beauty of His Relationship with Allah and Creation Starting on March 14 in Toronto, and available globally from March 16, Study Circle students have the unique opportunity to learn key qualities of the Prophet’s heart. Attendees will learn from his relationship with Allah Most High, and from his relationship with Allah […]

Lessons From Medina – The Creed, Politics, and Ethics of Islam

When the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) entered Yathrib, it was renamed ‘Medina’, meaning ‘city’. This change marked the beginning of a shift of focus in revelation; the foundations of faith laid in Mecca would now rapidly take on many new pillars of outward practice. In other words, the city of Medina would […]

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.

Afraid to get groceries? Ustadha Anse Tamara Gray on being a Muslim woman in today’s turbulent climate

Each time a high profile act of violence is committed by a Muslim or in the name of Islam, the fear of reprisal attacks rises acutely in Muslim communities. It has become almost par for the course, and the statistics prove the threat is real. Often, women who are visibly Muslim find themselves the primary soft target. […]

Finding Safety and Solace in the Sunnah

In the name of Allah the Most Merciful, The Most Compassionate. Praise be to Allah, Lord of the Worlds. May Allah’s peace and blessings be upon Sayyiduna Muhammad and His Folk and Companions. In any matter that faces the believers, individually and communally, they would not find a better recourse than to the Sunnah of the […]