The Gifted Mercy – Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

In this podcast Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said explains the different opportunities we have to attain the gifts of mercy that Allah Most High has provided us. Shaykh Faid begins by talking about the difficulties that Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessing be upon him) and his family went through. However, through the difficulties we see a […]

Surat al-Kahf: Keys of Faith – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

In this Friday sermon, Shaykh Faraz begins by reminding the believers that the first ten verses of Surat al-Kahf are a protection from the Dajjal as Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) has informed us. The verses are gifts of mercy, and each verse is a key to mercy. The sunna of the […]

Benefits of Reciting Qur’an Daily – Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

In this podcast Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said explains the benefits of reciting and connecting with the Qur’an on a daily basis. He reminds us all that the people of the Qur’an are the elite people of paradise. They are in the best of stations, and they constantly say words of goodness in this life. Just […]

What Does it Mean to Love Allah and Love for Allah – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

In this khutbah, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani reminds the believers of what it means to love Allah and love for Allah. He highlights that the greatest quality a believer can strive to attain in their lives is the love of Allah. The highest praise Allah grants to a believer is to be beloved to Him. And […]

The Blessing of Knowledge: Counsel for Seekers of Knowledge – Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said commends SeekersHub on the initiative they have taken to make knowledge available and accessible globally. He reminds students of knowledge of the great importance and blessing of knowledge. In the Qur’an knowledge comes before faith. One must remember that learning is a journey. The journey of seeking knowledge has no end. […]

Sayyid al-Istighfar: The Foremost Way of Seeking Allah’s Forgiveness – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

In this khutbah, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani reminds the believers that it is Allah who gives guidance. Out of His tremendous and unimaginable mercy, Allah has given us all kinds of means to seek and attain this guidance. One of those means is what Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) referred to as sayyid […]

Reflection from the Qur’an: The Followed and their Admirers – Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

 Bismillah-ir Rahman-ir Raheem [And they should consider that] when those who have been followed disassociate themselves from those who followed [them], and they [all] see the punishment, and cut off from them are the ties [of relationship]. Those who followed will say, “If only we had another turn [at worldly life] so we could disassociate […]

The Believer’s Response to Trials and Tribulations: Reflections on the Quebec Shootings, A Year Later – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

In this khutba Shaykh Faraz Rabbani reminds us that the believers are not distinguished by living a worldly life, rather a believer lives with a higher reality and sense of purpose. Understanding the events that take place in this world are not for one to simply indulge in with worldly emotions. Rather they are a […]

The Key to Loving Allah – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani explains and reflects on an aphorism by Imam al-Shadhili: “The truest of statements with Allah Most High, is there is no God but God (la ilaha illa Allah) upon purity. And the first of actions to be upon the love of Allah Most High is to hate worldliness, and to have no […]

Connecting with the Qur’an: Recognizing the Benefits of the Short and Virtuous Verses and Suras – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

In this Friday sermon, Shaykh Faraz reminds the believers the importance of connecting with the Qur’an, especially with the short verses and chapters that are oft recited. The Qur’an is a gift from Allah Most High for those who are mindful of Him. The entirety of the Qur’an contains guidance for all of creation.  Certain […]