Yasir Qadhi

Yasir Qadhi

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Yasir Qadhi - Audio Podcast


The Blessings and Meaning of Salawat upon the Prophet SAW
Oct 22 • 33 min
Reintroducing Ourselves To Islam
Oct 22 • 7 min
Understanding The LGBT Issue From An Islamic Perspective
Oct 18 • 31 min
Tafseer of Surah Falaq
Oct 11 • 36 min
Ask Shaykh YQ - Episode 22 - The Paradox of Abu Lahab
Oct 11 • 10 min
Ask Shaykh YQ - Episode 21 - Can I Work in A Restaurant That Serves Haram
Oct 9 • 16 min
Ask Shaykh YQ - Episode 20 - What if Someone Rejects Hadith
Oct 9 • 21 min
Resolving Marital Conflicts
Oct 9 • 25 min
Ask Shaykh YQ - Episode 19 - Are Credit Cards Haram
Oct 9 • 19 min
Understanding The Traditions of The Signs of Judgement Day - Episode 8 -The Final Signs
Oct 1 • 78 min
Mothers of the Believers - 14 - Safiyya Bint Huyay
Sep 27 • 78 min
Ask Shaykh YQ - Episode 18 - Did The Prophet (SAW) See Allah
Sep 27 • 16 min
Understanding The Traditions of The Signs of Judgement Day - Episode 7 - The Era of Peace
Sep 25 • 67 min
The Miracle of The Quran
Sep 25 • 32 min
Ask Shaykh YQ - Episode 17 - What Are The Conditions To Make an Animal Halal
Sep 25 • 18 min
Ask Shaykh YQ - Episode 16 - Are All Actions of The Prophet(SAW) Legislated By Allah Upon Us
Sep 25 • 19 min
Understanding The Traditions of The Signs of Judgement Day - Episode 6
Sep 19 • 78 min
Ya’juj And Ma’juj
Understanding The Traditions of The Signs of Judgement Day - Episode 5
Sep 19 • 69 min
Warfare
The Mahdi - Explained
Sep 19 • 73 min
Ask Shaykh YQ - Episode 15 - What is The Islamic Ruling about Lowering the Pants Beneath The Ankles
Sep 19 • 17 min
Understanding The Traditions of The Signs of Judgement Day - Episode 4
Sep 17 • 86 min
The Islamic Hijri Calendar
Sep 16 • 31 min
Understanding The Traditions of The Signs of Judgement Day - Episode 3
Sep 12 • 79 min
Following this series The Signs of Judgement Day, Sheikh Yasir Qadhi takes on the topic of the Masih al-Dajjal, the first of the ten major signs of Judgment Day. The topic of Dajjal is begun in this talk and concluded in the next. This episode introduces…
Understanding The Traditions of The Signs of Judgement Day - Episode 2
Sep 12 • 82 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves into the topic of the Day of Judgement and we are acquainted with the Minor Signs of the Judgement Day. The Prophet ﷺ said, “Did you ever hear of a city located partly on land and partly in the sea? They (the Companions) said:…
Understanding The Traditions of The Signs of Judgement Day - Episode 1
Sep 12 • 71 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi provides an elaborate insight into the signs and the concept of the Judgement Day in this amazing lecture. Understanding the concept of the Day of Judgement and its signs awakens us to the reality of the actual Day of Qiyamah. Of the…
Ask Shaykh YQ - Episode 13 - What is The Islamic Ruling Regarding The Fate of ‘Good ‘Non Muslims
Sep 12 • 35 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi answers the most often asked question on the ruling regarding the Fate of good Non Muslims. Allah is the Hakam and we are His Makhlook. Allah does as He pleases and nobody challenges what His actions. To judge Allah from our finite…
Ask Shaykh YQ - Episode 12 - How do We Reconcile Going to Western Courts for Marriages & Divorce Issues
Sep 6 • 12 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi explains on the issue of people going to western courts for marriage and divorce issues and what should be done when it conflicts with Islamic Law. In a nutshell, this is a case by case verdict and not a general matter. First, a…
Ask Shaykh YQ - Episode 11 - Can We have Minute Quantities of Alcohol in Our Food_ (Ie. Vanilla)
Sep 6 • 12 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi answers the pertinent question - is minute quantities of alcohol permitted in one’s food? The basic rule for this with reference to the Hadith is that applies is that which intoxicates in large quantities is Haram in small quantities.…
Ask Shaykh YQ - Episode 10 - Is Einstein’s Theory of Relativity Shirk
Sep 6 • 5 min
Shaykh Yasir takes on the question of Einstein’s theory of relativity being Shirk. The Shaykh simply advises caution on what we think and what we accept. Einstein is not talking theology and hence, there is nothing wrong with it. Allah SWT can change…
Ask Shaykh YQ - Episode 09 - Is it Permissible to Carry a Small Quran in the Wallet or Car for Baraqa
Sep 6 • 6 min
Shaykh answers the question on the permissibility of carrying a small Qur’an in the wallet or car for Barakah. The answer is given on a theological basis and it is permissible to turn the Quran for protection and it is not Shirk. But is this proper…
Practical Advice To Control Anger
Sep 1 • 12 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves on some practical steps on how we can eliminate and dissipate anger. Of the primary causes of anger is the over inflation of one’s own ego. So, humility and eliminating our ego is the key to overcoming anger. Eliminating vulgar…
Ask Shaykh YQ - Episode 08 - A Christian’s Belief in Jesus Vs. A Muslim’s Belief in MuhammadSAW
Sep 1 • 7 min
An Era of Trials & Tribulations
Sep 1 • 30 min
Jumu’ah Khutbah
Why Allah’s Messengers Are Perfect
Aug 27 • 7 min
This talk contains an easy brief description of what our beloved prophet s.a.w. looked like. References are given.
The Possibilities of A Single Good Deed
Aug 27 • 5 min
Pseudo Preachers
Aug 27 • 4 min
Ask Shaykh YQ - Episode 07 - What is the Islamic Ruling on Cryptocurrency
Aug 27 • 7 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves into the ruling on cryptocurrency. Cryptocurrency is based on decentralized commodities to be a type of currency not backed by banks and the government. The Fiqh Council issued a fatwa that cryptocurrency is not prohibited and…
Analyzing The Birth of Prophet Muhammad(SAW)
Aug 27 • 11 min
Mothers of the Believers - 13 - Juwayriya bint al-Harith & Umm Habiba (Ramla)
Aug 26 • 92 min
Mothers of the Believers - 12 - Zaynab bint Jahsh
Aug 26 • 88 min
Ask Shaykh YQ - Episode 06 - What is the Ruling for Udhiyah
Aug 25 • 10 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves into the subject of Udhiya. Udhiya is the sacrifice done to please Allah from 10 Dhul Hijjah till before Maghrib of 13 Dhul Hijjah. Sacrifice is one of the greatest deeds of worship during the days of Hajj. For every hair on the…
Ask Shaykh YQ - Episode 05 - What is the ruling on using weak Hadiths
Aug 21 • 13 min
Ask Shaykh YQ - Episode 04 - How to Reconcile Ahadith Mentioning the Ummah Splitting & Being Strange with those Stressing Unity
Aug 21 • 7 min
Ask Shaykh YQ - Episode 03 - Is Organ Donation Halal in Islam
Aug 21 • 6 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves into the permissibility of organ donation. Can one donate their organs? Shaykh Yasir Qadhi provides us with valid pointers and the concept of organ donation, thereby, facilitating our comprehension of the terms and conditions for…
Ask Shaykh YQ - Episode 02 - When is Backbiting Allowed
Aug 21 • 7 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves into the technicalities of permissibility of backbiting. Imam An Nawawi mentions some exceptions when backbiting is allowed: When somebody has done Zulm on you. When we need to warn the community against a general Maslaha. If…
Salman Al Farsi
Aug 21 • 9 min
Ask Shaykh YQ - Episode 01 - What if I Was Born in The Hanafi Madhab Without Knowing What it Really is
Aug 21 • 9 min
It is indeed possible for someone to be born in a certain Madhab without really knowing that Madhab particularly means. What should a person do if they find themselves in such a situation? Shaykh Yasir Qadhi answers beautifully. A Madhab is a human…
A Guide & A Mufti
Aug 10 • 6 min
The Tree of Iman - Part 2
Aug 2 • 32 min
Jumuah khutbah
Modern Islamophobia as A Repeat of History
Jul 31 • 23 min
An Example of the Eloquence of the Quran_ Activity Verbs
Jul 31 • 18 min
The Older brother of Khālid, Walid Bin.Al Walid & The Impact of Good Deeds
Jul 31 • 17 min
We all know of Khalid Al-Walid r.a. This talk is about his brother Walid ibn Al-Walid ibn Mughirah. It is about the one known good deed performed by Walid r.a. from which emanated an abundance of good deeds through his brother Khalid Al-Walid. What is…
The Tree of Iman - Part 1
Jul 29 • 33 min
Jumu’ah Khutbah
The Meaning of Intelligence in Islam
Jul 15 • 4 min
What does Aql mean? Shaykh Yasir Qadhi explores the linguistic and Islamic meaning. Aql means something that reigns over us during times of danger, foolishness and stupidity. The Aqil is a good worshiper of Allah. Everyone who sins in a state of ignorance…
Stick With The Mainstream Islam
Jul 15 • 4 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi advises the Muslim Ummah to stick to mainstream Islam and avoid mingling with fringe cults, radical movements or anything which is against the bulk of the Muslim Ummah. What do the mainstream Islam supporters believe in? They believe in…
When We Had Religion, We Also Had Science
Jul 11 • 4 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves into the supremacy and wholeness of our beautiful religion - Islam. The very first revelation was Iqra. The purpose of the first revelation was that Allah wanted to give Prophet Muhammad ﷺ the knowledge that will be sent from…
The Story of George The Monk - Knowledge Over Worship
Jul 10 • 6 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi narrates a very beautiful incident involving a Christian monk called Juraij who had cut himself from society and worshiped Allah constantly. He neglected his mother multiple times when she sought his help. This angered his mother so…
On Death - Reflections At The Loss of My Aunt
Jul 10 • 26 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi experiences a personal loss and is in a whirlwind of emotions even as he expresses his thoughts on the death of his aunt. He reasserts the fact that death is an inevitable reality that we almost always ignore. Every soul will face it -…
The Knight in Shining Armour & The Damsel in Distress
Jul 3 • 7 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses the effects of destroying the ego of one’s husband. One who diminishes ego of her husband, she has destroyed his pride. To pinpoint his mistakes all the time and hovering over him showcasing his shortcomings, is a recipe for…
3 Important Pieces of Advice for the Muslim Community
Jun 6 • 11 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi enumerates the 3 prime advice to the community in this short video. * Allah wants to forgive us. Hence, we should be wanting of Allah’s forgiveness at all times. * We must all be ambassadors of Islam that promotes peace and mercy in…
Qur’anic Duas - Ramadan Khatirahs 2019 - Episode 25
Jun 4 • 17 min
Shaykh Yasir talks about some of the reasons why Allah doesn’t accept one’s duas right away, including the wisdom behind a delayed response. Every dua is responded to and as opposed to what we normally assume. The answer of Allah is not necessarily what…
Qur’anic Duas - Ramadan Khatirahs 2019 - Episode 24
Jun 4 • 19 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi concludes the series of the Ramadan Khatirah with the Dua of Ibraheem in Surah Baqarah, Verse 127 -128. “And [mention] when Abraham was raising the foundations of the House and [with him] Ismael, [saying], “Our Lord, accept [this] from…
Quranic Duas - Ramadan Khatirahs 2019 - Episode 23
Jun 4 • 10 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi contemplates on the verse below. The context of this verse is when the Muslims first heard of the Battle of Badr and they heard the enemy army approaching for which they were unprepared. They said, “Sufficient for us is Allah, and [He…
Quranic Duas - Ramadan Khatirahs 2019 - Episode 22
Jun 4 • 15 min
Shaykh Yasir talks about the Du’a that is found from Surah Ale-Imran which is at its conclusion. “Indeed, in the creation of the heavens and the earth and the alternation of the night and the day are signs for those of understanding. Who remember Allah…
Qur’anic Duas - Ramadan Khatirahs 2019 - Episode 21
Jun 2 • 15 min
Shaykh Yasir talks about the Du’a that is found at the end of Surah Al-Baqarah which is one of the most important Dua of the entire Qur’an. It contains the best Ayah in the Quran which is Ayat Ul Kursi. Recite the two illuminated chapters, Surat…
Qur’anic Duas - Ramadan Khatirahs 2019 - Episode 20
Jun 1 • 16 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi talks about multiple duas one can make for their children and benefit them. Surah Al Furqan , Verse 74 - “And those who say, “Our Lord, grant us from among our wives and offspring comfort to our eyes and make us an example for the…
Qur’anic Duas - Ramadan Khatirahs 2019 - Episode 19
May 29 • 3 min
Shaykh Yasir talks about the Du’a from Surah Al Muminun which he acquaints us with and implores us to use often. “Indeed, there was a party of My servants who said, ‘Our Lord, we have believed, so forgive us and have mercy upon us, and You are the best of…
Quranic Duas - Ramadan Khatirahs 2019 - Episode 18
May 27 • 10 min
Shaykh Yasir discusses the Du’a we must make for our parents. And lower to them the wing of humility out of mercy and say, “My Lord, have mercy upon them as they brought me up [when I was] small.” [Surah al-Isra, Verse 24] The mother and the father is the…
Qur’anic Duas - Ramadan Khatirahs 2019 - Episode 17
May 27 • 13 min
Shaykh Yasir talks about the Du’a of the Prophet ﷺ for Hijrah. Say: “O my Lord! let my entry be by the Gate of Truth and Honour, and likewise my exit by the Gate of Truth and Honour; and grant me from Thy Presence an authority to aid (me).” [Surah 17,…
Quranic Duas - Ramadan Khatirahs 2019 - Episode 17
May 26 • 13 min
Du’a for Blessings Everywhere We Go
Quranic Duas - Ramadan Khatirahs 2019 - Episode 16
May 25 • 13 min
Shaykh Yasir discusses the Du’a of Prophet Musa. ‘O Allah! Make my heart at ease..’ [Surah Taha -Verses 25-35] The first act of worship that Musa [AS] does is dua directly addressing Allah SWT. We can derive important things from this Dua: To make his…
Quranic Duas - Ramadan Khatirahs 2019 - Episode 15
May 23 • 11 min
Shaykh Yasir talks about the dua of Prophet Ibrahim and Prophet Musa and the lessons to imbibe and inculcate from these magnificent duas. ‘O Allah! Don’t make us a Fitnah for the Kafir’ [Surah Yunus , Verses 85-86] What does it imply? Don’t punish us at…
Qur’anic Duas - Ramadan Khatirahs 2019 - Episode 14
May 22 • 5 min
Shaykh Yasir divulges 3 impediments that prevents our duas from being accepted. One whose heart is oblivious from the dua. Issue of Haram food and drink obtained from Haram sources of money - not earning Halal Rizq. Hastiness in dua and stopping of making…
Quranic Duas - Ramadan Khatirahs 2019 - Episode 13
May 21 • 12 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi acquaints us with immense clarity the following dua for protection against Shaytan in the Qur’an. And say, “My Lord, I seek refuge in You from the incitements of the devils,And I seek refuge in You, my Lord, lest they be present with…
Qur’anic Duas - Ramadan Khatirahs 2019 - Episode 12
May 19 • 4 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi talks about Allah’s promise in answering dua. One of the most powerful verses in the Qur’an that ascertains the acceptability of any dua is as follows. ادْعُونِي أَسْتَجِبْ لَكُمْ Call on Me, I will answer your prayer. [Surah Ghafir,…
Quranic Duas - Ramadan Khatirahs 2019 - Episode 11
May 18 • 13 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi acquaints us with the next aspects of Tawassul that can make our duas to Allah. One of the most powerful mechanisms to make a dua is by using the Names of Allah while making dua to Allah so as to invoke effectiveness of the dua. Two…
Quranic Duas - Ramadan Khatirahs 2019 - Episode 10
May 18 • 13 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi acquaints us with the following Dua made by Musa AS. “My Lord, indeed I am, for whatever good You would send down to me, in need.” [Surah Al Qasas, verse 24] The context of this Dua is the famous story of Musa AS fleeing from Firaun.…
The Fiqh of Zakat - Part 2
May 17 • 16 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi divulges important details on the need of the hour - a clear understanding on the Fiqh of Zakat. He addresses the topic beautifully and we get the necessary assistance to give our Zakat as ordained. Zakah is the fundamental pillar of…
Quranic Duas - Ramadan Khatirahs 2019 - Episode 09
May 17 • 12 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi talks about a Du’a that can be used to ask Allah, to keep you firm. “Our Lord, let not our hearts deviate after You have guided us and grant us from Yourself mercy. Indeed, You are the Bestower.” [Surah Ale Imran , Verse 8] This dua is…
Quranic Duas - Ramadan Khatirahs 2019 - Episode 08
May 15 • 12 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses a dua that is recited by the righteous in times of distress and patience. This verse was recited by the magicians at the time of standing at the face of imminent torture and death in the time of Firaun. “رَبَّنَا أَفْرِغْ…
Quranic Duas - Ramadan Khatirahs 2019 - Episode 07
May 15 • 11 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi acquaints us with the dua to make to ask Allah to increase one’s knowledge. “My Lord, Increase Me in Knowledge.” [Surah Taha, Verse 114] There is so much wisdom and power in these simple three words that it never ceases to amaze…
The Fiqh of Zakat - Part 1
May 13 • 18 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi divulges important details on the need of the hour - a clear understanding on the Fiqh of Zakat. He addresses the topic beautifully and we get the necessary assistance to give our Zakat as ordained. Zakah is the fundamnetal pillar of…
Quranic Duas - Ramadan Khatirahs 2019 - Episode 06
May 12 • 7 min
Shaykh Yasir talks about the best times recommended to make dua. They are as follows: Every Friday, there is an hour when our dua is accepted between Asr and Maghrib. Between every Azaan and Iqamah. In the Salah itself such as in the Sajdah, before the…
Quranic Duas - Ramadan Khatirahs 2019 - Episode 05 - Al-Hashr
May 11 • 14 min
Shaykh Yasir discusses another important dua that found and mentioned within the Glorious Qur’an. In this Surah, Allah praises the Muhajirun and the Ansar and Allah gives us who came after them a chance to come close to them in terms of good deeds. “Our…
Quranic Duas - Ramadan Khatirahs 2019 - Episode 04 - Al-Baqarah
May 11 • 14 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi acquaints us with Prophet Muhammad’s ﷺ most common and comprehensive dua. “Our Lord, give us in this world [that which is] good and in the Hereafter [that which is] good and protect us from the punishment of the Fire.” [Surah…
Quranic Duas - Ramadan Khatirahs 2019 - Episode 03 - Al-Kahf
May 9 • 13 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi now unravels that famous dua that caused a miracle. رَبَّنَا آتِنَا مِن لَّدُنكَ رَحْمَةً وَهَيِّئْ لَنَا مِنْ أَمْرِنَا رَشَدًا “Our Lord, grant us from Yourself mercy and prepare for us from our affair right guidance.” [Surah…
Ending the Moon Wars - A Case for Calculations
May 8 • 98 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi divulges in immense detail , a powerful fiqh discussion on eliminating moon sighting deviance and paving the way for a start to Ramadan and Eid based on the good old calculations. The basis of all the assumptions should not…
Quranic Duas - Ramadan Khatirahs 2019 - Episode 02 - Al-Fatihah
May 7 • 16 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi acquaints us with the most oft-repeated dua in the whole world. This dua is from Surah Al Fatihah - Ihdinas Siraatul Mustaqeem. This dua is recited upto 30 times a day just via Salat. So imagine the reach and profundity of this…
Quranic Duas - Ramadan Khatirahs 2019 - Episode 01
May 7 • 13 min
Shaykh Yasir acquaints us with some specific duas from the Qur’an and Sunnah. The first in this series is the dua of Adam [AS]. “قَالَا رَبَّنَا ظَلَمْنَا أَنْفُسَنَا وَإِنْ لَمْ تَغْفِرْ لَنَا وَتَرْحَمْنَا لَنَكُونَنَّ مِنَ الْخَاسِرِينَ” They said,…
Mothers of the Believers - 11 - Zaynab b. Khuzayma & Umm Salama
May 6 • 79 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi now gives us valuable information in his next lecture on the 5th and 6th wife of the Prophet ﷺ - Zaynab bint Khuzayma RA and Umm Salama RA. Zaynab bint Khuzayma RA She belonged to the Hawashim tribe. Her mother was Hind bint Awf ibn Al…
Mothers of the Believers -10 - Hafsa Bint Umar
May 6 • 81 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi moves on to delve details on the 4th Ummahat Ul Momineen - Hafsa Bint Umar Ibn Al Khattab RA. Hafsah was born in the year of the building of the Kaaba and was born 5 years before the Prophethood. She was the eldest child of Umar ibn…
Mothers of the Believers - 09 - Aisha Bint Abu Bakr RA
May 6 • 88 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi closes the lecture on Aisha Bint Abu Bakr RA in this final part and we gather numerous insights via numerous Hadiths. Aisha RA was given the Kunya - Umme Abdullah on her insistence to the Prophet ﷺ and she was nicknamed by him as…
Achieving Taqwa Through Fasting
May 6 • 4 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi divulges details on the numerous benefits of Ramadan. Primary among these is - Taqwa - which can be attained through fasting. In our quest to achieve Taqwa, we need to exercise patience at all stages and hope and pray that Allah will…
Towards Understanding Surah Yusuf - 20
Apr 30 • 27 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses the conclusion of Surah Yusuf and the relevance of the Surah in the context of the story. Verses 105 to 111 of Surah Yusuf are recited. How many miracles and signs are present in front of us to ascertain the bounties given to…
Ramadan The Month of Victory
Apr 30 • 33 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi acquaints us with the six major battles that were won by Muslims during the month of Ramadan and the lessons we comprehend from these historical battles. Battle of Badr - 17 Ramadan, 2 H Conquest of Makkah - 23 Ramadan, 8H Battle of…
Towards Understanding Surah Yusuf - 19
Apr 26 • 27 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi recites the verses 99 to 104 of Surah Yusuf which is the conclusion of the story of Yusuf AS. The return of Yaqub AS with his family to Egypt and the reunion with his beloved son, Yusuf AS was a beautiful one. Yusuf AS hugged his…
Rethinking Salafism - Shifting Trends & Changing Typologies Post Arab Spring
Apr 20 • 55 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi ponders on the typology of Salafism pre and post Arab Spring whilst demonstrating historic trends. We are also acquainted with a unique critique of contemporary theological categorization practices related to Salafism. Listen intently…
Towards Understanding Surah Yusuf - 18
Apr 16 • 28 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses verses 92 to 98 of Surah Yusuf where we gather information on how Yusuf AS is finally reunited with his parents. Yusuf AS informs his brothers that no blame is on them in order to avoid hurting them which depicts the solid…
Towards Understanding Surah Yusuf - 17
Apr 15 • 27 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi now discusses from verse 83 of Surah Yusuf about the moving passage of Yaqub AS on what he did after being confronted by the brothers and their divulging of information of the capture of Bin Yameen and the self exile imposed by the…
Towards Understanding Surah Yusuf - 16
Apr 15 • 27 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi sheds light on what the brothers did after giving such a strict and solemn oath to their father of protecting Bin Yameen against all odds by reciting verses 71 to 82 of Surah Yusuf. The brothers dissociated themselves from Bin Yameen on…
Towards Understanding Surah Yusuf - 15
Apr 10 • 27 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi now moves on to discuss verses 68 to 76 of Surah Yusuf in which he divulges details on how Yusuf AS manages to keep Bin Yameen with him. Hospitality was at its fore on the part of Yusuf AS in the form of a banquet for his brothers. On…
Mothers of the Believers 08 - Aisha Bint Abu Bakr
Apr 10 • 65 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi continues his lecture on the most beloved wife of the Prophet ﷺ - Aisha Bint Abu Bakr RA. The Shaykh commences this lecture by analysing the beautiful relationship that the Prophet ﷺ and Aisha RA shared and there are numerous instances…
Towards Understanding Surah Yusuf - 14
Apr 6 • 27 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi talks about how Yusuf AS asks his brothers to bring Bin Yameen to him and how Yusuf AS manages to keep his youngest brother with him in Egypt. Verses 62 to 67 are recited of Surah Yusuf. Yusuf AS tells his slave to place the merchandise…
Towards Understanding Surah Yusuf - 13
Apr 6 • 27 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses Verses 44 to 62 which are recited from Surah Yusuf and explanations are provided in the video ahead. We are acquainted with the three types of souls of human beings: Righteous and pious soul Soul that rebukes itself and amends…
Mothers of the Believers - 07 - Aisha Bint Abu Bakr
Apr 6 • 68 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi now moves on to discuss the life and personality of one of the most favorite wives of the Prophet ﷺ - Aisha Bint Abu Bakr RA. Aisha Bint Abu Bakr RA was the daughter of Abu Bakr As Siddiq RA who was the beloved companion of the Prophet…
Mothers of the Believers - 06 - Sawda Bint Zam’a
Apr 6 • 83 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi now delves into the discussion of the second wife of the Prophet ﷺ - Sawda Bint Zam’ah RA. Sawda RA was a Qurayshi and she belonged to the tribe of Banu Abid Ibn Luayy. She was initially married to a man named As Sakran Ibn Amr who was…
Towards Understanding Surah Yusuf - 12
Apr 5 • 8 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi now discusses the king finding about who Yusuf AS was and his backstory. He also discusses dreams and their interpretations as this forms the backbone of Surah Yusuf. The concept of dream interpretation is a blessing given by Allah to…
Towards Understanding Surah Yusuf - 11
Mar 26 • 27 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi welcomes us to yet another fascinating part of this amazing series and discusses what transpired in the king’s palace that prompted the king to have an interaction with Yusuf AS while in prison. Verses 42 to verse 53 of Surah Yusuf are…
Towards Understanding Surah Yusuf - 10
Mar 26 • 27 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses the story of the da’wah of Yusuf AS within the confines of prison in Verses 36 to 41 of Surah Yusuf. Two young lads entered the prison with Yusuf AS who were the bread maker and winemaker in the palace and both were tried with…
Towards Understanding Surah Yusuf - 09
Mar 26 • 27 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi now discusses the second plot hatched by the wife of Azeez to seduce Yusuf AS. The second attempt was a brazen and open plot. The news of the beauty of Yusuf AS spread through the town and all the women were very keen to catch a glimpse…
Towards Understanding Surah Yusuf - 08
Mar 26 • 27 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses a few verses in Surah Yusuf where he shares details on how the wife of Azeez attempted to seduce Yusuf AS yet again and how he threw her back and repelled her and how he was punished for his innocence. There is much benefit…
Towards Understanding Surah Yusuf - 07
Mar 26 • 28 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses Verses 21 to 29 of Surah Yusuf where we gather information about him growing up in the house of a very famous minister in Egypt and what happened to him over there. The person who purchased him as a slave was a kind and gentle…
Towards Understanding Surah Yusuf - 06
Mar 26 • 27 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses about what transpired in verses 13 to 20 and how Yusuf AS was deserted in a far away land. The brothers of Yusuf AS throw him into the depths of the well. He was completely taken by surprise but the brothers ridiculed…
Towards Understanding Surah Yusuf - 05
Mar 26 • 28 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses the next story in the Surah where the brothers start to plot and plan to kill their brother, Prophet Yusuf AS. He will also recite Surah Yusuf from Verse 7 to Verse 14. In what happened between his brothers and Yusuf AS, are…
Towards Understanding Surah Yusuf - 04
Mar 26 • 26 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi now divulges details on the dream of Prophet Yusuf AS And how his father Prophet Yaqub AS (nicknamed Israel) interpreted the meaning of this dream. The most noble and blessed of lineage is that of Prophet Yusuf AS. His father had 12…
Towards Understanding Surah Yusuf - 03
Mar 26 • 27 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi provides an explanation of the first few verses of Surah Yusuf which deal with the Noble Qur’an being a source of greatness, majesty, clarity and guidance for mankind. The first verse begins with Huroof Al-Muqatta’at which are to show…
Towards Understanding Surah Yusuf - 02
Mar 26 • 25 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi now discusses the event of the journey of Prophet Muhammad ﷺ to the city of Taif to spread the message of Islam hoping they would be more welcoming to accept the religion of Islam more than the Quraysh. To his complete misery, the…
Towards Understanding Surah Yusuf - 01
Mar 26 • 27 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses at length the tafseer of Surah Yusuf which is the 12th chapter of the Quran and contains 111 verses. This Surah was revealed in Mecca during a depressing and difficult time for the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ. This was because he had…
Why We are Tested - The Wisdom of Trials for The Believer
Mar 26 • 58 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi gives an excellent and illuminating talk for anyone amongst the Muslims seeking patience during hardship. These times are marked by great trials and hence this advice is the need of the hour for our current generation. More often than…
Hajj Guide
Mar 26 • 96 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi gives a comprehensive and complete day-by-day description of Hajj to help us prepare for this amazing journey and one of the five pillars of Islam. Some of the pointers that can be noted from this amazing lecture are as follows: Cutting…
Avoiding Theological Pitfalls in Political Activism - A Frank Q&A
Mar 26 • 60 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses about the way in which the Muslim community can engage with the public and policymakers on challenges faced by the Muslims and other marginalized people in the U.S. What we should fully fathom is that seeking, researching,…
The Limits of Political Engagement
Mar 26 • 20 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi analyses the limits of our political involvement in the social issues that have taken the world by storm. We should realise that we should not jump into the bandwagon simply because the majority of those around us are doing the same.…
Our Duty Towards Others
Mar 26 • 24 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves into the topic of how Islam spread in the world and what should constitute our approach as well in the same cause. Conversion to Islam happened voluntarily in the past. How did this come to be? The philosophy of the Sahabas to…
Your Last Breath
Mar 26 • 60 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi divulges on the tangent of Death and how prepared are we to meet our Rabb. Our Prophet ﷺ said, ‘Frequently remember the destroyer of pleasures.’ i.e. death. Every soul will taste death, and you will only be given your (full)…
Politicizing Tragedy
Mar 26 • 21 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses the horrific shooting that targeted Jumm’ah Salah in one of the main masjids of New Zealand, including a second one as well. The shooter live-streamed 17 minutes of his massacre, killing a total of 49 innocent people and…
Thoughts on The New Zealand Mosque Shooting
Mar 17 • 29 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses the horrific shooting that targeted Jumm’ah Salah in one of the main masjids of New Zealand, including a second one as well. He ponders and contemplates what our stance should be in the wake of this horrible tragedy. The…
The Patience of Ayyoub
Mar 7 • 29 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi explains briefly the trials and struggles of Prophet Ayyub AS and his firm patience with Allah and the lessons we can imbibe and inculcate from him. Patience is the only saviour of our life and without it, we would cease to exist or get…
The ‘Khutbah’ of Shaytaan
Mar 7 • 33 min
We’ve all heard of our beloved Prophet last sermon. But did you know that even the hated Iblis has a sermon? Allah the All Wise will permit Iblis to give his sermon on Judgment Day. Certain you’re wondering what could Iblis have to say that’s that…
Mothers of the Believers - Episode 05 - Khadija bint Khuwaylid Part 03
Mar 7 • 76 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi gives a befitting conclusion on the topic of the first and blessed wife of the Prophet ﷺ - Khadija Bint Khuwaylid RA. In every major incident that takes place in the Seerah of the Prophet ﷺ in the first ten years of the Hijrah, Khadija…
The Fitna of ‘Celebrity Scholars’
Feb 25 • 5 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi addresses the elephant in the room - the issue of celebrity scholars. These scholars are an embodiment of Fitnah and we should vehemently discourage it. The story of Umar ibn al khattab RA and Ubayy Ibn Ka’b RA is brought to the fore by…
Mothers of the Believers - Episode 04 - Khadija bint Khuwaylid Part 02
Feb 21 • 74 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi continues his lecture on the first wife of the Prophet ﷺ - Khadija Bint Khuwaylid RA. She is the first person who began the good deeds of doing Wudu, accepting Islam, believing in Allah and praying to Allah. Barakah or Umme Ayman is the…
Mothers of the Believers - Episode 03 - Khadija bint Khuwaylid Part 01
Feb 18 • 74 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves into the topic of the wives of the Prophet ﷺ and in that, we are acquainted with the first wife - Khadijah bint Khuwaylid. She is the first of the mothers of the believers, first of the wives, the first to believe and pray, the…
Mothers of the Believers - Definition & Blessings of the Mothers - Part 2
Feb 6 • 80 min
What do we mean by Ummahat Ul Mumineen? What are their characteristics? Allah says in the Quran in Surah Ahzab, verse 28 , highlighting the stature of the wives of the Prophet ﷺ: O Prophet, tell your wives: “If you seek the world and its embellishments,…
Mothers of the Believers - Definition, Blessings & Rights of Ahl-al-Bayt
Feb 2 • 89 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves into the family, blessings, and rights of the most blessed family to ever live on the earth - The Ahlul Bayt or the Family of the Prophet ﷺ. And abide in your houses and do not display yourselves as [was] the display of the…
Why is there so much suffering in this World
Jan 1 • 27 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi goes into the tangent of the sad reality that encompasses the pertinent question - “Why is there so much suffering in this world?” There are two types of calamities in this world: The calamity of food and shelter The calamity of war and…
The Fiqh of Celebrations And Imitation - Tashabbuh
Dec 24, 2018 • 129 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi is about celebrations and imitating the Kuffar. Some celebrations are prohibited by the scholars because of the imitation of the Kuffar. What does Eid mean? Shaykh Yasir answers.What is the verdict of the scholars on celebrating…
Defining Bid’a: Between Blind Emotionalism & Balanced Rituals
Dec 18, 2018 • 91 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi acquaints us with the reality of the concept of Bid’ah or Innovation which is a branch of theology. What constitutes an innovation? What are the branches? Where and when does this occur, including the categories found within, along with…
Lives of Sahaba 78 - Suhayl Ibn Amr And His Family
Nov 23, 2018 • 73 min
In this video, Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves into the biography of Suhayl Ibn Amr and his family. He was the Khatib or orator and one of the leaders of Makkah at the time of the advent of Islam. His two famous sons with regards to Islam are - Abdullah Ibn…
Lives of Sahaba 77 - Abu Hurayrah pt.2
Oct 28, 2018 • 92 min
In a continuation of the previous video, Shaykh Yasir elucidates in great detail the incidents that led to the defamation of Abu Hurayrah RA and attempts to clarify the common misconceptions one may have. Abu Hurayrah became an emissary of sorts in no…
Lives of Sahaba 76 - Abu Hurayrah pt.1
Oct 22, 2018 • 86 min
In this lecture, we are transported into the life and times of one of the greatest defenders of the Sunnah - Abu Hurairah Ad Dawsi - by Shaykh Yasir Qadhi. The lecture begins with a brief transcript of one man - Al Tufayl ibn Amr al Dawsi- who was the…
Three Practical Steps To Maximize Your Legacy
Oct 22, 2018 • 42 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi gives a heartwarming lecture on the legacy we leave behind after one passes away from this life. The only thing that can be left behind is that person’s legacy that they would be remembered by. Therefore, it is absolutely essential and…
Weathering The Storm - Standing Firm On Our Principles
Oct 17, 2018 • 34 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves deeply into the concept of standing firm on the principles of Islam - primarily, equality. When the elite of the Quraysh requested for a change in the clause of Islam which was to get rid of Bilal RA, Ibn Masud RA, Suhaib Ibn…
The MeToo Movement & Sexual Crimes from an Islamic Perspective
Oct 4, 2018 • 37 min
Some of the points from this respected Sheikh’s talk here:- Mothers are the first line of defense for your sons and daughters. What then should parents do when facing children who’ve been molested? Please listen to this talk as our Sheikh answers this…
Importance of Orthodox Beliefs
Sep 29, 2018 • 35 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi elucidates on the three main points when it comes to tackling preachers or eloquent radicals who though may be mesmerizing, do not fit into the realm of beliefs that should be entertained. The troublesome point of concern amongst the…
The Month of Muharram
Sep 19, 2018 • 6 min
The Messenger of Allah ﷺ said: “The most virtuous fasting after the month of Ramadan is Allah’s month Al-Muharram.” [at-Tirmidhi – Sahih] In a crisp six minutes, Shaykh Yasir Qadhi enumerates the numerous significances associated with the month of…
Contemporary Lessons from the Seerah
Sep 19, 2018 • 20 min
ISNA Main Session 2018 The Seerah of our Prophet ﷺ is one of the most important sources of our religion. It inspires, guides and empowers us to be better Muslims. Yet for many of us, the stories of the Seerah are abstract tit bits that might sound…
The Madinan Advice
Sep 14, 2018 • 23 min
When our Prophet ﷺ migrated from Makkah to Madinah, as he entered the city, he gave a prophetic advice which has been recorded in vivid detail by an eyewitness account who was none other than the chief rabbi of Madinah - Abdullah bin Salaam. Narrated in…
Khutbah of Arafah
Sep 3, 2018 • 24 min
The day of ‘Arafah was the day when Allah sent down this beautiful verse to his noble Prophet ﷺ: “This day I have perfected for you your religion and completed My favour upon you and have approved for you Islam as religion”. [Surah Al Maaida, 5:3] In this…
Depression - An Islamic Perspective
Aug 16, 2018 • 34 min
Depression is a serious matter which people tend to overlook and not take it the way it should be taken. If someone fears or actually has depression, how can one deal with it? Shaykh Yasir Qadhi answers these very questions in the most motivating manner.…
Islam In China - Thoughts & Reflections
Aug 3, 2018 • 119 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi indulges in a casual talk where he delves on personal reflections and eye openers from his trip to China. A brief introduction about the spread of Islam in China is provided.Islam was present in China since 1 H. It can be heard numerous…
Giving & Taking advice
Jul 27, 2018 • 34 min
Shaykh Yyasir Qadhi discusses the prominent topic of Naseeha - advice sharing and imbibing and the place for it in our Deen and Shariah. What is Naseeha? Citing the definition, the Prophet ﷺ said: “The religion is Naseehah.” The people said, “To whom?”…
Lives of Sahaba 75 - Abdullah Ibn Zubayr Part 3
Jul 9, 2018 • 79 min
In the final part on the lectures pertaining to the three Fitan in the time of Abdullah Ibn Zubayr RA, Shaykh Yasir Qadhi touches base on the incidents that led to the tragic death of Ibn Zubayr RA. Abdul Malik ibn Marwan was the torch and the reason for…
Lives of Sahaba 74 - Abdullah Ibn Zubayr Part 2
Jul 9, 2018 • 78 min
In this video by Shaykh Yasir Qadhi, we delve deeper into the Second Fitan- the battle of Al Harrah or the massacre of Al Harrah- during the time of Abdullah Ibn Zubayr RA. The battle of Harrah took place under the leadership of Yazid Ibn Muawiyah. He…
Lives of Sahaba 73 - Abdullah Ibn Zubayr Part 1
Jul 9, 2018 • 77 min
In this elaborate talk about yet another great Sahaba - Abdullah Ibn Zubayr RA, Shaykh Yasir Qadhi elucidates numerous details entailing the biography and also some major fitans that took place in his time. Ibn Abbas narrates about that the lineage of Ibn…
Helm of Change
Jul 9, 2018 • 27 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi gives us an awesome and amazing lecture on the need of the hour which is to be the baton holder of the helm of change. How can one set this noble deed into motion? Well, the methods are many but the Shaykh promises us imminent results…
Lives of Sahaba 72 - Zayd Ibn Thabit
Jul 2, 2018 • 82 min
In this outstanding lecture by Shaykh Yasir Qadhi, we delve into the life and times of another great name amongst the Sahabah - Zayd Ibn Thabit RA. Zayd Ibn Thabit was an Ansar and he embraced Islam at the age of 11 years. He was learned and well versed…
Lives of Sahaba 71 - Jubayr and Mut’im Ibn ‘Adi
Jul 1, 2018 • 67 min
In this video by Shaykh Yasir Qadhi, we are acquainted with two more Sahaba - Jubayr and Mut’im Ibn ‘Adi - their life and times. Mut`im ibn `Adi was the chieftain of the banu Naufal tribe and was not a Muslim but he possessed worldly traits that can be…
On The Shoulders of Giants
Jun 26, 2018 • 26 min
What will be our legacy after we pass away? Will we be remembered after we are long gone from the face of the earth? Allah has mentioned in Surah Furqan to make sincere Dua, in order to fulfill our desire of leaving a positive legacy behind. In this…
The Branches of Faith - 22 - The Causes of Increasing & Decreasing of Iman
Jun 14, 2018 • 15 min
In the final lecture in the series, we are made aware by Shaykh Yasir Qadhi of ways to increase Iman and also of the ways that Iman diminishes from our lives. Of the most important blessings that we need to appreciate is the feeling we have when we fasted…
The Branches of Faith - 21 - The Blessings of Iman Part 2
Jun 14, 2018 • 16 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi takes us on a journey which acquaints us with additional fruits of Iman .Of the blessings of Iman, one of the most misunderstood blessings is that Iman allows for you to have a beautiful life in this world only. The average…
The Branches of Faith - 20 - Blessings of Iman - Part 1
Jun 11, 2018 • 15 min
In this compelling talk, Shaykh Yasir Qadhi acquaints us with the rewards for adhering to the Branches of Faith and goes into its details. Amongst numerous benefits, some are listed as below: * Entry into Paradise (Jannah) * Protection from Hell…
The Branches of Faith - 19 - Ten Additional Branches of Iman
Jun 11, 2018 • 18 min
In a continuation of the previous talk, we are made to go over ten more branches of Iman by Shaykh Yasir. These are as below - * Loving and respecting the Prophet ﷺ * Seek and teach knowledge of Islam * Loving to read, memorize and ponder over the Qur’an…
The Branches of Faith - 18 - Ten Branches of Iman
Jun 9, 2018 • 14 min
In this enriching talk, Shaykh Yasir Qadhi takes us on a discussion of some important branches of faith that deserve a fair mention. Amongst these are as below: * Guarding the tongue. * Keeping one’s trust * Eating and drinking pure food * Guarding one’s…
The Branches of Faith - 17 - Fear & Hope of Allah
Jun 9, 2018 • 14 min
As Shaykh Yasir Qadhi commences his mesmerizing talk on fear and hope in Allah, we are forced to ponder upon the exact meaning of these words and how one ceases to exist without the other. We come to realize how the healthy synthesis of fear, love and…
The Branches of Faith - 16 - Wudhu
Jun 5, 2018 • 14 min
This talk sees Shaykh Yasir Qadhi touching base on the topic - wudhu. He discusses how Iman is also that which is manifested in the limbs. One of the branches of Iman that is mentioned in details throughout the Quran and Sunnah, which is Wudhu (ablution).…
The Branches of Faith - 15 - Modesty
Jun 5, 2018 • 15 min
In the 15th part of the 22-part series on eeman, Shaykh Yasir focusses on haya. He bases his talk on the famous hadith reported in Sahih Muslim: “Faith has over seventy branches, the uppermost of which is the declaration: None has the right to be…
The Branches of Faith - 14 - Love of Allah
Jun 5, 2018 • 13 min
In this enlightening talk, Shaykh Yasir Qadhi wants us to reflect upon the emotion of loving Allah SWT in addition to being fearful and scared of Allah. The level of love of Allah is far greater than that of fear. It is the primary motivation in the…
Lives of Sahaba 70 - Hudhayfah Ibn Al-Yaman
Jun 2, 2018 • 64 min
The Branches of Faith - 13 - Belief in Qadr
May 31, 2018 • 15 min
In this contemplative talk, Shaykh Yasir motivates us to believe firmly in the Qadr or Predestination. As he moves from one hadith to another, we are acquainted with the essence of Qadr and some misconceptions which we may have had before regarding this…
The Branches of Faith - 12 - Belief in Judgement Day
May 31, 2018 • 18 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi commences the fifth installation in the Branches of Faith series by delving deep into the topic - Belief in the Day of Judgement. The day of resurrection will be the time when all of humankind will be brought back to their original…
The Branches of Faith - 11 - Belief in Prophets & Books
May 31, 2018 • 15 min
In this compelling lecture about the Prophets and the Books of Allah, Shaykh Yasir Qadhi enlightens us on the meaning of a Prophet and showing some differences between a Rasool and a Nabi. Allah has been sending His messengers as and when needed to bring…
The Branches of Faith - Episode 10 - Belief in Angels
May 27, 2018 • 20 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves into the topic of belief in angels in this excellent and contemplative talk. The Shaykh discusses at length the characteristics of angels that sets them apart from mankind and the noble qualities that the angels portray,…
The Branches of Faith - Episode 09 - The Divine Names of Allah
May 27, 2018 • 14 min
In yet another profound talk, Shaykh Yasir Qadhi encompasses the importance of knowing Allah’s names, calling upon Allah by those names, and includes the discussion of the number of Allah’s names. He makes us understand that every Muslim who seeks…
The Branches of Faith - Episode 08 - Belief in Allah
May 27, 2018 • 13 min
In this mesmerizing lecture , Shaykh Yasir Qadhi implores us to fathom the greatness behind the Kalimah - لا إله إلا الله محمد رسول الله and make sincere efforts to completely immerse oneself in the most comprehensive Kalima there is. What does it mean?…
The Branches of Faith - Episode 07 - The Levels of Iman
May 27, 2018 • 16 min
In this mind opening video, we are to made to assess our wrong doings and evil deeds and take charge of our lives by Shaykh Yasir Qadhi. He goes on to to motivate us to strive to better versions of ourselves so that we can feel the pulse of Iman , look at…
The Branches of Faith - Episode 06 - Islam & Iman
May 27, 2018 • 10 min
As we embark on a ride with Shaykh Yasir Qadhi to delve deeper into the differences between Iman and Islam, we are intrigued by our realizations and this destroys all misconceptions one may have had before listening to this talk. Iman is something that…
The Branches of Faith - Episode 05 - The Definition of Iman
May 22, 2018 • 14 min
In this amazing talk by Shaykh Yasir Qadhi, we are made to ponder on the exact meaning of Iman, where it comes from and what aspects it encompasses. This video will shake you to the core as one realises the great depth behind the meaning of Iman. Iman is…
The Branches of Faith - Episode 04 - The Parable of ‘The Verse of Light’
May 21, 2018 • 13 min
In this mesmerizing lecture, Shaykh Yasir Qadhi enlightens us on the most often read verse of the Noble Qur’an - Ayat An-Noor, Surah An-Noor (24:35) that says: Allah is the Light of the heavens and the earth. The example of His light is like a niche…
The Branches of Faith - Episode 03 - Descriptions of Iman
May 21, 2018 • 15 min
In this inspirational video, Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses at length on how a mu’min can taste the sweetness of Iman (faith). He stresses on the fact that the greatest blessing we have as a Muslim is Iman and it is binding upon us to remember that we…
The Branches of Faith - Episode 02 - The Tree of Iman
May 21, 2018 • 11 min
In this enriching and beautiful talk by Shaykh Yasir Qadhi, we come to realize how alike Iman and a palm tree are and how we can seek to create a unique symbolism between the two. Iman needs to be nourished with our good deeds just as a tree is nourished…
The Branches of Faith - Episode 01
May 21, 2018 • 10 min
In this motivating and enlightening talk, Shaykh Yasir Qadhi takes us on an important journey of getting familiarized with the branches of Iman using assistance from the greatest book ever written on this topic - Shu’ab Al Iman by Imam Abū Bakr Aḥmad ibn…
Ramadan Revival 2018
May 21, 2018 • 74 min
This video has a panel discussion on the topic of Ramadan headed by Shaykh Yasir Qadhi. Fasting in Ramadan is the most sincere form of Ibadah that one can do and it is a time when one can better oneself as a human being. The Prophet ﷺ said, “Whoever does…
Lives of Sahaba 69 - Adi ibn Hatim & Thumamah ibn Uthal
May 3, 2018 • 71 min
In this video by Shaykh Yasir Qadhi, we are acquainted at length about two other Sahabas - Adi Ibn Hatim RA and Thumamah Ibn Uthal RA. The father of Adi Ibn Hatim was the most generous of all people, a poet and the chieftain of his tribe. He held great…
Lives of Sahaba 68 - Hassan Ibn Thabbit
Apr 17, 2018 • 75 min
This video commences with an introduction by shaykh Yasir Qadhi on one of the greatest poets of Islam - Sayyid Ush Shu’araa Ul Mu’mineen - Hassan Ibn Thabit RA. He belonged to the Banu Najjar of the Khazraj tribe. He was from an elite household and was…
Can Your Wife Reject Sexual Intercourse In Islam
Apr 4, 2018 • 11 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses one of the most sensitive areas of certain verses in the Hadith which have been misinterpreted regarding intimacy. The husbands can never attain marital bliss by becoming nasty and hurling hadiths at their wives. We should…
The Importance of Civic Duty from the Seerah
Apr 3, 2018 • 39 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses an event that took place in the life of Prophet Muhammad ﷺ even before he was made a Nabi. The story is about a merchant who came from the tribe of Zabeed from Yemen. He had merchandise with him to sell in the time of Hajj and…
Lives of The Sahaba 67 - Abu Ayyub Al-Ansari
Apr 3, 2018 • 70 min
Abu Ayyub al-Ansari is next in the line of Sahabas up for discussion and elucidation by Shaykh Yasir Qadhi. Abu Ayyub Al Ansari RA was born Khalid bin Zayd ibn Kulayb and belonged to Banu Najjar from the Khazraj tribe. We also get acquainted with details…
Shaykh Al Islam Ibn Taymiyyah - An Introduction
Mar 6, 2018 • 27 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses about one of the most famous scholars of the fourteen and a half centuries of Islam - Shaykh Al Islam Ibn Taymiyyah, a name that is synonymous with the studies of Islam. He was born in Damascus, during the invasion of the…
7 Wisdoms Of Pain And Suffering
Mar 6, 2018 • 30 min
Sh. Dr. Yasir Qadhi discusses the 7 wisdoms of calamities, from the perspective of a Believer (Muslim). These are part of a larger list as authored by Al-Izz Ibn Abdus-Salam, a 13th century scholar of Islam. In part II of the khutbah, the people of…
Crisis Of Knowledge
Feb 26, 2018 • 38 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses a very important topic of the hour which is an impending crisis in knowledge of Deen. The Shaykh quotes numerous instances to support his stance of how knowledge precedes every magnanimous quality that one may have. For…
Lives Of The Sahaba 66 - Salman Al-Farsi - Part 2
Feb 26, 2018 • 85 min
In this video, Shaykh Yasir Qadhi elaborates in vivid detail, the life and times of Salman Al Farsi RA and his role in the future of Islam. Continuing from where he left off, when Salman RA reaches Quba, he begins to get very excited about meeting Prophet…
The Fiqh of Umrah
Feb 20, 2018 • 79 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delivers an amazing lecture on the Fiqhs of Umrah. What is Umrah? The explanation given is a beautiful one. Umrah gets rid of sins and poverty just like a furnace gets rid of impurity from iron. Next, the Shaykh discusses the rewards…
The Blessing of Islam: A Message To Born Muslims
Feb 20, 2018 • 31 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delivers a wonderful lecture that deals with a message to born Muslims which is the greatest blessing to have in one’s life and not one to be taken for granted. The Shaykh also shares some amazing stories concerning converts to Islam…
Should Muslims Visit Al-Aqsa?
Feb 19, 2018 • 58 min
Should Western Muslims who have political access to Jerusalem visit Masjid al-Aqsa? Shaykh Dr. Yasir treads on the path to provide fiqhi and an emotional clarification on whether Western Muslims who have political access to Jerusalem should visit Masjid…
Lives of Sahaba 65 - Salman Al - Farsi
Feb 19, 2018 • 66 min
In this two part video, Shaykh Yasir Qadhi attempts to unravel the life of Salman Al Farsi RA who was a Persian Sahabi. We get acquainted with Salman RA biography and his early life as a Zoroastrian and his tryst with Christianity and his conversion to…
Lives Of The Sahaba 64 - Bilal Ibn Rabah
Feb 14, 2018 • 67 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi, in this video, gives testimony to illustrate in front of us the life of one of the greatest human beings to have ever walked the face of this earth and also one of the most magnanimous Sahabas who breathed for the sake of Islam and led…
Lives Of The Sahaba 63 - Former Slaves - Part 2
Feb 14, 2018 • 76 min
This talk sees Shaykh Yasir discussing and extrapolating details on some more mawali in the history of Islam, namely - Shukran, Safeenah,Thawban, Yassar, Salman Al Farsi RA. The female mawla discussed in brief detail are - Safiyyah Bint Huyayy (former…
Lives Of The Sahaba 62 - Former Slaves
Feb 14, 2018 • 64 min
In this enlightening video, Shaykh Yasir Qadhi divulges details on the section of society in medieval era of Islam or pre- Islamic era called the Mawali or mamluks or Abds which means slaves. Is Islam, the status of slaves is not the same as what was in…
Lives Of The Sahaba 61 - Abdullah Ibn ‘Amr Ibn Al ‘As
Feb 14, 2018 • 70 min
Elaborating on the life and times of Abdullah Ibn Amr Ibn Al As RA - the most ascetic amongst the Sahaba, one among the four Abadilah, Shaykh Yasir Qadhi divulges and discusses various facets associated this great Sahaba . Abdullah Ibn Amr Ibn Al As RA…
Lives Of The Sahaba 60 - Amr Ibn Al ‘As
Feb 14, 2018 • 78 min
In this video, we come face to face with the life and times of the famous Sahaba - Amr Ibn Al ‘As RA. Here, we touch base on the three generations of the ‘As - the grandfather, the father and the son. Al-‘As ibn Wa’il was the father of ‘Amr ibn al-‘As .…
Lives of Sahaba 59 - Ubay Ibn Ka’b
Feb 14, 2018 • 76 min
In this amazing talk by Shaykh yasir Qadhi, we revel in the magnanimous stature and life of the great Sahaba being discussed - Ubay Ibn Ka’b RA, the greatest Qaari of the Qur’an after the Prophet ﷺ or Kitab Ul Wahi. He is adorned with the blessed nickname…
Lives Of The Sahaba 58 - Mu’adh Ibn Jabl
Nov 28, 2017 • 65 min
In this talk by Shaykh Yasir Qadhi, he brings forth a detailed discussion on the life and times of Muadh Ibn Jabl RA. The Prophet ﷺ said to Ibn Jabl RA, ‘O Mu’adh, by Allah I love you dearly, so do not forget to recite after every prayer, ‘Allah help me…
Lives Of The Sahaba 57 - Sa’d Ibn Mu’ad And Sa’d Ibn ‘Ubadah
Nov 28, 2017 • 73 min
This enlightening video takes us into the lives of two great Sahabas - Sa’d Ibn Mu’ad and Sa’s Ibn Ubadah RA. Shaykh Yasir attempts to give us explicit details on the greatness of these two Sahabas and we should rightly listen intently. Sa’d Ibn Muadh was…
Lives Of The Sahaba 56 - Anas Ibn Malik
Nov 28, 2017 • 65 min
Anas Ibn Malik RA is next in the topic of discussion by Shaykh Yasir Qadhi where we extract details and important elucidations on the life and times of this great Sahaba. He has narrated over 2000 hadiths and is aptly considered to be the third most…
Lives Of The Sahaba 55 - Jabir Ibn Abdullah
Nov 28, 2017 • 76 min
The life of Jabir ibn Abdullah ibn Amr ibn Haram Al-Ansari RA is touched upon by Shaykh Yasir Qadhi in this video and various anecdotes, Hadith and magnanimous personality traits of this great Sahaba are divulged in explicit details. Jabir RA participated…
Lives Of The Sahaba 54 - Zayd’s Family
Nov 28, 2017 • 73 min
In this talk by Shaykh Yasir Qadhi, we are acquainted with the key members of Zayd Ibn HArithah RA family - Umm Ayman or Barakah and Usama Ibn Zayd RA. Umm Ayman was a mother figure to the Prophet ﷺ and was the former slave girl of Abdul Muttalib RA. She…
Lives Of The Sahaba 53 - Zayd Ibn Haritha
Nov 28, 2017 • 71 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi sets out on a journey to divulge details on the most blessed,beloved and prominent member of the Seerah of the Prophet ﷺ. He is the only Sahabi to be mentioned by name in the Qur’an and he is - Zayd Ibn Harithah RA. Zayd ibn harithah…
Lives Of The Sahaba 52 - Abdullah Ibn-Umar
Nov 28, 2017 • 76 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi commences this video delving into the life and times of another great Sahaba,Abdullah Ibn Umar RA, the son of the second Caliph of Islam, Umar Ibn Al Khattab RA and Zaynab Bint Madhun. The most striking feature and noble trait that…
Lives Of The Sahaba 51 - Abdullah Ibn Mas’ud
Nov 28, 2017 • 77 min
This video by Shaykh Yasir enamors us with a deep understanding on the life and times of greatest Sahaba, Abdullah Ibn Masud RA. Abdullah Ibn Masud was one of the earliest converts to Islam, the most knowledgeable when it came to Quranic recitation and…
The Rise Of The Far Right
Aug 21, 2017 • 33 min
It is reported in the Sahih of Imam Muslim that one day our Prophet Muhammad(S) was once sitting on one of the houses of Medinah. He looked around and said to the Sahabas: Do you see what I’m seeing They said What oh Messenger of Allah The Prophet…
The Importance Of Family Ties In Islam
Aug 12, 2017 • 37 min
Shaykh Dr Yasir Qadhi divulges various pointers when it comes to the importance of family ties in Islam in relation to the Ayah from Surah An Nisa below where Allah says: ‘O mankind, fear your Lord, who created you from one soul and created from its mate…
Rewards For Being Good To Family And Relatives
Jul 29, 2017 • 37 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi acquaints us with the blessings and virtues of being good to family & relatives. He also provides us with practical tips to deal with difficult family members. The concept of the term ‘family’, its composition and the stature of a…
Born To Die
Jul 24, 2017 • 66 min
Born To Die - a talk by Sheikh Yasir Qadhi. It’s a frightening title isn’t it? But there really is nothing to be frightened about. Certainly not once you’ve listened and absorbed the information imparted to you. Despite what the movies portray, there is…
Pearls From The Quran 21 - Ramadan 2017
Jul 3, 2017 • 12 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi provides a brief insight on what the goals of Ramadan were, and what we should carry forward beyond Ramadan for the rest of the year. One of the main purposes of Ramadan is to reacquaint us with the beauty and the sweetness of…
Pearls From The Quran 20 - Ramadan 2017
Jul 2, 2017 • 10 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi elaborates on the Islamic principle of Qadr and why we believe in Qadr. The belief of Qadr is based on 2 premises - firstly, Allah is in control of everything and the second is that Allah is Ar Rahman. These two pillars are mentioned in…
Pearls From The Quran 19 - Ramadan 2017
Jul 2, 2017 • 10 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi elaborates on the concept of Qadr as discussed in Surah Ad-Dukhan verses 1-3. Laylatul Qadr is referenced twice in the Qur’an - Surah Al Qadr and in Surah Ad Dukhan. Allah describes this blessed night as the night on which every matter…
Blessings Of Patience During Difficult Times
Jun 30, 2017 • 28 min
In this lecture, Sh. Dr. Yasir Qadhi discusses some of the blessings and virtues of being patient in times of hardship, difficulties and trials. Presented during Ramadan on June 9, 2017 @ Memphis Islamic Center
Pearls From The Quran 18 - Ramadan 2017
Jun 23, 2017 • 11 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves into one of the themes of Surah Yaseen - the importance of and taking advantage of time. Allah has asked us to ponder over the miracle of time. Time is one of the incomprehensible aspects of our life. Thus, we should take ample…
Pearls From The Quran 17 - Ramadan 2017
Jun 23, 2017 • 10 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi elaborates on the dangers of idle talk and how to protect one’s tongue as referenced in verse 63 of Surah Al-Furqan. The importance of guiding the tongue against vain talk is illustrated in the fact that it is a sign of believers. The…
Pearls From The Quran 16 - Ramadan 2017
Jun 23, 2017 • 15 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves into the beauty and blessings of praying the Tahajjud (Qiyam Al-Layl) as mentioned in the Quran and Sunnah, and as it relates to verse 79 of Surat Al-Isra. The best Salat after the Fard prayer is the Tahajjud. The Prophet ﷺ…
Pearls From The Quran 15 - Ramadan 2017
Jun 18, 2017 • 13 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi illustrates the 9 blessings of giving Zakah, as described in the Quran and Sunnah. We are also acquainted with some of the dangers of not giving Zakah. Linguistically, Zakah means to purify our wealth and to grow the remaining wealth in…
Pearls From The Quran 14 - Ramadan 2017
Jun 16, 2017 • 11 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves into the need of building a relationship with the Quran via constant and frequent recitation. The verses referenced are verses 57-58 of Surah Yunus where Allah SWT says (to the effect) :“O mankind, there has to come to you…
Pearls From The Quran 13 - Ramadan 2017
Jun 11, 2017 • 9 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi elaborates on the Islamic principle of Tawakkul (reliance on Allah) as depicted in verse 51 of Surah At-Tawbah. This verse deals with the Battle of Tabuk and the great difficulties faced by the companions RA. Allah SWT said to them: (to…
Pearls From The Quran 12 - Ramadan 2017
Jun 10, 2017 • 12 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi provides elaborates on the Islamic principle of reconciling broken ties, bonds and kinship as exhibited in verse 63 of Surah Al-Anfal. A secret group is permitted to be formed to bring good and that which gets the Ajar of Allah: If one…
Pearls From The Quran 11 - Ramadan 2017
Jun 10, 2017 • 10 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi elaborates on the Islamic principle of commanding what is good and forbidding what is evil, as depicted in the story present in verses 163-164 of Surah Al-A’raf. These verses are about a group of people committing sins and another group…
Pearls From The Quran 10 - Ramadan 2017
Jun 10, 2017 • 9 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi elaborates on the purpose, benefits and wisdom behind stories in the Qur’an. It is said in the books of Tafseer that one third of the Quran is Theology, one third is stories and one third is laws. Why so? It is verbatim, it has happened…
Pearls From The Quran 09 - Ramadan 2017
Jun 9, 2017 • 14 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi provides useful insights and a beautiful commentary on verse 90-92 of Surah Al-Ma’idah, where Allah SWT tells the believers to avoid intoxicants, gambling, divination of arrows in front of the idols and idolatry to be successful in…
Pearls From The Quran 08 - Ramadan 2017
Jun 6, 2017 • 13 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves on verse 147 of Surah Al-Nisa, where Allah asks the believers a rhetorical question - “What would Allah do with your punishment if you are grateful and believe?” This Ayah lays the foundation as to why this world is one of pain…
Pearls From The Quran 07 - Ramadan 2017
Jun 3, 2017 • 11 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves on verse 103 of Surah Al-Nisa, where Allah asks the believers to establish prayer. We as an Ummah have learnt the importance of performing Salah time and time again. There is no concept of Islam without Salah. Iman is connected…
Pearls From The Quran 06 - Ramadan 2017
Jun 2, 2017 • 12 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves into an explanation of the verses 17-18 of of Surah Al-Nisa, where Allah talks about accepting the Tawbah of some and not accepting of others. We also are acquainted with the conditions for repentance or Tawbah. When we commit…
Pearls From The Quran 05 - Ramadan 2017
Jun 2, 2017 • 11 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves into a detailed explanation of verses 14 and verse 15 of Surah Al e Imran. 7 things have been made alluring to men: Women Children Hoards of gold Hoards of silver Horses that are beautiful and well bred and well trained Cattle…
Pearls From The Quran 04 - Ramadan 2017
May 31, 2017 • 5 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi reminds us of the blessings and sacredness of Surah Al Baqarah. It is beyond any other Surah. The comprehensiveness of the Surah is a miracle in itself. The two fragrant Surahs al Baqarah and Aal e Imran will intercede for us on the Day…
Pearls From The Quran 03 - Ramadan 2017
May 30, 2017 • 5 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi provides deep insight on the greatest verse in the Qur’an, Ayat Al Kursi - verse 255 of Surah Al-Baqarah and the occasions on which it should be recited. It is the most blessed Ayah in the Qur’an because of the content, subject and…
Pearls From The Quran 02 - Ramadan 2017
May 30, 2017 • 13 min
Allah wishes ease for you: Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves into the verse number 185 of Surah Al Baqarah. “Allah intends for you ease and does not intend for you hardship and [wants] for you to complete the period and to glorify Allah for that [to] which He has…
Pearls From The Quran 01 - Ramadan 2017
May 30, 2017 • 9 min
In this short Khatirah, ShaykhYasir Qadhi explores on the aspect of what comprises worship, why we worship Allah and how do we go about doing it? He delves on verse 21 of Surah Al Baqarah: “O mankind, worship your Lord, who created you and those before…
How To Make Up Missed Prayer
May 27, 2017 • 6 min
Of the things we learn in this lecture from Shaykh Yasir Qadhi is the Fawat of missed prayer. The Shaykh discusses the two instances when the Prophet ﷺ missed his prayers. Also, numerous Hadith are shared to discuss the missing of Salatul Asr on one…
People Exempted From Fasting
May 27, 2017 • 9 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi divulges explicitly on the category of people who are exempted from fasting: Woman in her Haidh (menses) and Nifas (post childbirth) Men and women who are sick and travelling Elderly men and women Women who are pregnant and women who…
For God Or Country
Apr 23, 2017 • 4 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi shares some tidbits on a Muslim’s loyalty towards his religion or his nation. Which should take precedence? When should a stand be taken? The concept of nationalism and tribalism is discussed and we analyse it as being Islamic or…
Lives Of The Sahaba - Abdullah Ibn Abbas - PT 03
Apr 23, 2017 • 74 min
In this video by Shaykh Yasir illustrates the biography of Abdullah Ibn Abbas RA. We are enamored by the information that we get about the blessing that Abdullah Ibn Abbas RA received from Prophet Muhammad SAW right at his birth - Haneeq- and the…
Lives Of The Sahaba - Abdullah Ibn Abbas - PT 02
Apr 6, 2017 • 73 min
In this talk by Shaykh Yasir Qadhi, we get drawn into the life and times of Abdullah Ibn Abbas RA in more elaborate detail. We are enlightened with details on the wives and children of Abbas RA.he was a handsome phis wife is most famously referred to by…
Lives Of The Sahaba - Abdullah Ibn Abbas - PT 01
Apr 6, 2017 • 72 min
In this amazing video, Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi divulges details on the life and times of Abdullah Ibn Abbas RA - the Habr of the Ummah and Tarjuman Al Quran and the status of Ahl al Bayt for the Muslim Ummah. Shaykh Yasir commences the talk by the…
Lives Of The Sahaba 47 - Family Of Prophet Muhammad - PT 02
Mar 14, 2017 • 31 min
In this enlightening video, we gather details from Shaykh Yasir Qadhi about the remaining uncles and aunts of the Prophet ﷺ who had been left out in the previous video. We are introduced to Abu Lahab who was the uncle of the Prophet ﷺ and get acquainted…
We Belong Here
Feb 5, 2017 • 9 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi gives us a moving speech on the importance of religious freedom for all. He quotes Martin Luther King, “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” We gather the gist of his speech to be united in the face of oppression and…
Short Talk At Masjid Al-Aqsa
Feb 5, 2017 • 20 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi gives a short lecture at the holy city at Masjid Al Aqsa. Mubarak (source of blessings) and Muqaddis (that which is blessed and sanctified) are the two adjectives to describe the holy land of Jerusalem in the Qur’an. The miraculous…
Christian Muslim Dialogue Pt.2
Jan 29, 2017 • 83 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi points some questions and dialogues to Reverend Dr. James White, the director of Alpha Omega Community, to get some answers in the context of the religion of Christianity. The Shaykh starts off with generic questions such as: * The…
Christian Muslim Dialogue Pt.1
Jan 29, 2017 • 116 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discuss the differences between Islam and Christianity regarding theology and beliefs and the things that makes us wonderful as religions of Islam and Christianity. Also, how our communities will get along amicably is also the…
Positives In Difficult Times
Jan 29, 2017 • 35 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi discusses in this lecture, some positives in the upcoming difficult times with the help of the light of the Qur’an and Sunnah. Shaykh Yasir asks us to seek help from the Seerah by pondering over the incidents that transpired then…
Jesus In Islam Vs Christianity
Jan 10, 2017 • 30 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi divulges numerous details regarding the stature of Jesus Christ in Islam with his name being mentioned about 25 times in the Qur’an. Believing in Jesus is a fundamental requirement of being a Muslim in Islam. In this video, the Shaykh…
Whats Your Legacy
Jan 10, 2017 • 69 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi’s lecture in this video is on the importance of leaving a legacy. Shaykh Yasir mentions that leaving a legacy is paramount and shares numerous anecdotes to make us understand legacies in Islam. It is the only thing left behind in this…
Injustice And Transgression Of Rulers
Jan 9, 2017 • 42 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi delves into the most pertinent topic affecting us in recent times which is the injustice and transgression meted out to the innocent people by the leaders or rulers and what should be our modus operandi to dissolve the sufferings of…
Lives Of The Sahaba 46 - Family Of Prophet Muhammad - PT 01
Dec 19, 2016 • 61 min
In this enlightening talk of the uncles, aunts and first cousins of our Prophet Muhammad ﷺ, we are provided information by Shaykh Yasir Qadhi in explicit detail regarding Banu Abu Muttalib, where Abu Muttalib is the grandfather of Prophet ﷺ. Prophet…
Lives Of The Sahaba 45 - Khalid Ibn Al-Waleed - PT 02
Dec 13, 2016 • 76 min
In this video, Shaykh Yasir Qadhi divulges more details on the military genius that was Khalid Ibn Al Waleed RA, also known as Sword of Allah (Saifullah) and his contribution in the major battles. Another controversy relating to Khalid RA that is…
Lives Of The Sahaba 44 - Khalid Ibn Al-Waleed - PT 01
Dec 3, 2016 • 75 min
This video takes us on an enlightening journey highlighting the biography, lineage and family of Khalid ibn al-Waleed ibn al-Mughirah of Banu Makhzum tribe . Al-Walid ibn al-Mughirah who was the father of Khalid ibn al-Waleed, was a renowned poet and…
Giving Thanks And Being Grateful To Allah
Nov 29, 2016 • 35 min
Shaykh Dr Yasir Qadhi implores us to fully comprehend the concept and benefits of being grateful to Allah at all times. Allah has reminded us to be conscious of Allah at all times as the blessings of Allah can never be fully enumerated. One of the…
Lives Of The Sahaba 43 - Saeed Ibn Zayd
Nov 17, 2016 • 65 min
In this video, Shaykh Yasir divulges numerous details about the life and times of Saeed Ibn Zayd RA. Saeed ibn Zaid ibn Amr ibn Nufayl RA was the son of an excellent individual named Zaid ibn Amr ibn Nufayl. He was the nephew of Al Khattab, the father of…
Muslims In Trumps America
Nov 11, 2016 • 48 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves on the 7 points of reflection on the election of Trump: Humility - Our knowledge is so limited that nobody saw it coming and hence, we should exhibit humility.don’t be so arrogant of what we know, as only Allah is the All…
Reclaiming Jihad From The Radicals
Nov 7, 2016 • 60 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi address the elephant in the room which is the difficulty in navigating challenges and struggles on a daily basis for the Muslim Ummah. The reason for this is the radicals which include extremist groups who have been angered by the…
Lives Of The Sahaba 42 - Abu Ubaidah Amer Ibn Al-Jarrah
Nov 4, 2016 • 73 min
In this video, Shaykh Yasir Qadhi divulges explicit details on the life and times of Abu Ubaidah ibn al-Jarrah or commonly called Abū ‘Ubaydah ‘Āmir ibn ‘Abdillāh ibn al-Jarāḥ. This great Sahaba who is amongst the Ashara Mubashara was an embodiment of…
Lives Of The Sahaba 41 - Saad Ibn Abi Waqqas
Nov 1, 2016 • 87 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi elucidates on the life and times of the next great Sahaba who was promised paradise - Saad Ibn Abi Waqqas. We will be acquainted with his lineage, his personality, his outstanding traits and what was his contribution in the way of…
Domestic Violence And How To Deal With It
Oct 25, 2016 • 36 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi addresses the topic of domestic violence which is prevalent and rampant in all sects of society. He delves on matters related to the position of the Qur’an and Sunnah when it comes to prohibition of violence against women, the types…
Lives Of The Sahaba 40 - AbdurRahman Ibn Awf
Oct 14, 2016 • 83 min
This talk sees Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delve into the life and times of another great Sahaba to have ever walked the face of the earth - AbdurRahman Ibn Awf RA. Abdur-Rahman ibn Awf stepped into this world in the Banu Zuhura clan which had a similarity in the…
Lives Of The Sahaba 39 - Az-Zubayr Ibn Al-Awwam
Oct 10, 2016 • 91 min
This video unravels the life and times of Az Zubayr Ibn Al Awwam RA and how he was an indispensable part of Islam in an enthralling talk by Shaykh Yasir Qadhi. Zubayr ibn Awwam father’s name was al-Awwam and his mother was Safiyyah bint Abd al-Muttalib…
Modern Challenges
Oct 3, 2016 • 26 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi takes on the topic of conflicting challenges faced by the modern generation and the generation of our parents or the previous generations. Being Muslims, we should adopt the approach of understanding our society around us and not just…
Lives Of The Sahaba 38 - Talha Ibn Ubaydullah
Oct 2, 2016 • 75 min
In this video, Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi unravels details about the life of Talha Ibn Ubaydullah who is one among the Ashra Mubashra.we are also provided with explanations about the concept in question -“Ashara Mubashara” or the “Ten promised Paradise.”…
Happiness in Marriage
Oct 2, 2016 • 36 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi divulges on details pertaining to the blessings of marriage and the key factors that help in its sustainability. Each spouse finds Sakeenah through the other spouse. Each completes the other. In Surah 30, Verse 21 of Surah ar-Rum, Allah…
Sending Blessings Upon Prophet Muhammad
Sep 25, 2016 • 32 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves on the concept of sending Salat upon Prophet Muhammad ﷺ. “Indeed, Allah confers blessings upon the Prophet, and His angels [ask Him to do so]. O you who have believed, ask [Allah to confer] blessing upon him and ask [ Allah to…
Lives Of The Sahaba 37 - Ali Ibn Abu Talib - PT 08
Sep 25, 2016 • 91 min
As we dive into the final video on Ali Ibn Abi Talib RA, Shaykh Yasir Qadhi packs in various Hadith and sayings of this great Khalifa of Islam and also details are shared on the death of Ali RA. Although Ali enjoyed the staunch support of his people,Alī…
Lives Of The Sahaba 36- Ali Ibn Abu Talib - PT 07
Sep 25, 2016 • 83 min
In this video, Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi unravels details about the Kharijite group, their interactions & tensions with Ali Ibn Abi Talib RA and the statements made by the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ regarding this particular group of people. The Messenger of Allah…
Lives Of The Sahaba 35 - Ali Ibn Abu Talib - PT 06
Sep 11, 2016 • 75 min
As we delve into the talk, Shaykh YAsir Qadhi makes us acquainted with the circumstances leading to this battle, the incidents that transpire and what was the aftermath of this battle. The Battle of Siffin took place between Ali RA, the fourth of the…
Lives Of The Sahaba 34 - Ali Ibn Abu Talib - PT 05
Aug 30, 2016 • 59 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi continues to cover the Caliphate of Ali Ibn Abi Talib RA and goes into the story of the “Battle of Jamal,” the very first civil war in Islam, famously associated with tensions between Aisha RA and Ali RA. The Battle of the Camel or…
The Ten Factors That Save Us From Jahannam
Aug 30, 2016 • 32 min
Based on Shaykh al Islam Ibn Taymiyyah, Shaykh Dr Yasir Qadhi elaborates explicitly about the ten factors that save Muslims from Jahannam or Hell Fire. These are as follows: Tawbah - If one feels guilty he needs to make Tawbah. Allah created us so that we…
Lives Of The Sahaba 33 - Ali Ibn Abu Talib - PT 04
Aug 23, 2016 • 71 min
In this video, Shaykh Yasir Qadhi uncovers the circumstances and the situations that transpired before eventually culminating into the election of Ali Bin Abi Talib RA as the Khalifa after the death of Uthman Ibn Affan RA. In the discussion that follows,…
Standing Firm On Our Principles
Aug 9, 2016 • 28 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves deeply into the concept of standing firm on the principles of Islam - primarily, equality. When the elite of the Quraysh requested for a change in the clause of Islam which was to get rid of Bilal RA, Ibn Masud RA, Suhaib Ibn…
Medina Bombing Incident
Jul 17, 2016 • 10 min
Shaykh Dr Yasir Qadhi acquaints us with his state of mind regarding the horrific bombing incident near Masjid an Nabawi in Medina in the month of Ramadan and on the last of the odd nights. He is in a state of shock as to how someone could indulge in a…
Beautiful Names of Allah - 21
Jul 17, 2016 • 17 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves into the topic of the Greatest or Grandest Name of Allah (Ism-Allah Al-Adham). There are a few authentic Hadith which mention the Greatest Names of Allah: The Prophet ﷺ saw somebody make Dua and said “You have asked Allah with…
Beautiful Names of Allah - 20
Jul 17, 2016 • 14 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves into explicit detail regarding the names Al-Fattah and Khairul-Fatihin which are one of the many Names of Allah SWT. This name occurs once in the Qur’an - Al Fattah. Fataha means opening and it also means a victory and also means…
Beautiful Names of Allah - 19
Jul 17, 2016 • 9 min
Shaykh Dr Yasir Qadhi delves upon the opposite and complementary pairs of the Names of Allah SWT. The Names of Allah occurs in pairs most of the time. Together, they embody the Perfection of Allah. The following are the opposites: Al-Awwal (The…
Beautiful Names of Allah - 18
Jul 12, 2016 • 18 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses the name of Allah that is Al Wahhab. The name occurs 3 times in the Qur’an and comes from the word Wahaba, which means to give (as gift) to somebody else something you own and without wanting anything back in return. Al-Wahhab…
Beautiful Names of Allah - 17
Jul 3, 2016 • 15 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves on the Name of Allah which is Al Afuww. This means that Allah overlooks and neglects a sin committed by us as if it never took place and overlooks it as if it never happened. Al Afuww is mentioned 5 times in the Qur’an. Allah…
Beautiful Names of Allah - 16
Jun 28, 2016 • 18 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses the Names of Allah - At-Tawwab and Qabil At-Tawb. The name At Tawwab has been mentioned 11 times in the Qur’an and it is paired the most times with Ar Raheem. Tawbah is obligatory upon us and should be adopted mandatorily.…
Beautiful Names of Allah - 15
Jun 26, 2016 • 17 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses the names of Allah - Al-Khaliq, Al-Baari and Al-Musawwir which are so beautifully harmonised together. The Name Al Khaliq occurs at least 8 times in the Qur’an. What does Al Khaliq entail? Creator of living and inanimate…
Beautiful Names of Allah - 14
Jun 26, 2016 • 18 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves upon the meaning of two of the Names of Allah - Al Kareem and Al Akram. The meaning of Karam is that act of extreme generosity that invokes goodness within yourself about giving. Al Kareem is the One who gives without asking…
Beautiful Names of Allah - 13
Jun 23, 2016 • 15 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves into the meaning of one of the names of Allah - Al Azeez. Al Azeez is the second most common name in terms of quantity with a staggering 92 times in the Noble Qur’an. The Name Al Azeez has the following connotations: The…
Beautiful Names of Allah - 12
Jun 22, 2016 • 14 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses the meaning of one of the Allah’s names - Al Lateef. It comes from the verb Latafa whose primary meaning is the lightness of being and presence. Allah is Al Lateef which means that He is aware of the hidden secrets and it also…
Beautiful Names of Allah - 11
Jun 22, 2016 • 16 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses the meaning of one of the names of Allah which is As Sittir. This particular name of Allah comes from the verb Satara which means to cover up. And it refers to Allah as the one who covers up and obviously, Allah knows what He…
Beautiful Names of Allah - 10
Jun 19, 2016 • 14 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi divulges details on the name of Allah which is Al-Mu’min, that is, the One who believes and provides security and safety. This name occurs once in the Qur’an. Al Mu’min prove the truth and Iman of the Prophets by giving them miracles.…
Beautiful Names of Allah - 09
Jun 19, 2016 • 16 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses the name Al Jameel which translates as the One full of Beauty. We do not find this name in the Qur’an and only find it in the authentic Sunnah. Abdullah ibn Mas’ud RA reported: The Prophet ﷺ said, “No one who has the weight of…
Beautiful Names of Allah - 08
Jun 19, 2016 • 17 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves into one of the Names of Allah -Al-Wadud. Wud is a special type of love, where you want to benefit the person you love (nurturing love). Wadda (verb) does not have a romantic connotation, while Mahabba is romantic. What is the…
Beautiful Names of Allah - 07
Jun 18, 2016 • 14 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves into the meaning of the name of Allah - As-Salam which occurs once in the Qur’an. As-Salam is the concept of Allah SWT being perfect and devoid of any imperfection, grants the most perfect peace and is the one who greets those…
Orlando Shooting
Jun 14, 2016 • 18 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses the Orlando shooting and how Muslims should react and protect themselves from the condemnation and take immense measures to ensure their safety. The religion of Islam prohibits killing of innocents and does not encourage this…
Beautiful Names of Allah - 06
Jun 14, 2016 • 18 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves into the Names of Allah related to Maghfirah. Ghafara means to cover or conceal something, or to overlook what someone has done to you and over 300 verses mention Maghfira in the Holy Qur’an. There are atleast 7 names derived…
Beautiful Names of Allah - 05
Jun 14, 2016 • 20 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves into the names of Allah that relate to Rahma which is used in almost 500 verses of the Noble Qur’an and the Name of Allah, Ar-Rahman occurs 57 times. Some differences between Ar-Rahman and Ar-Raheem are as follows: Ar-Rahman…
Beautiful Names of Allah - 04
Jun 11, 2016 • 17 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi attempts to extract the right meanings of the names of Allah - Ar-Rahman, Ar-Raheem, Khayrar-Rahimeen, Arhamur-Rahimeen and Dhur-Rahma. Ar-Rahman and Ar Raheem are those name of Allah that resonate with a profound status,both linked,…
Beautiful Names of Allah - 03
Jun 10, 2016 • 14 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi acquaints us with the unique characteristics of Allah’s names and how we should comprehend these divine names. Among the most common names of Allah is Ar-Rahman and Ar-Raheem, Arhamar Rahimeen, KhairUr-Rahimeen and Dhur-Rahma. Some…
Beautiful Names of Allah - 02
Jun 7, 2016 • 14 min
Shaykh Dr Yasir Qadhi divulges immense details on the most common and primary name of our Creator, “Allah” which is mentioned approximately 3500 times in the Qur’an. The name Allah comes from “Alaha,” which means to turn to for protection and help, which…
Beautiful Names Of Allah - 01
Jun 7, 2016 • 13 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi discusses in this beautiful lecture about the Names and Attributes of Allah and what importance it should be of in our lives in the way of perfection of our Deen. It is binding upon every Muslim to study and memorize the Names and…
Major Victories During Ramadan and Lessons Learned
Jun 7, 2016 • 33 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi acquaints us with the six major battles that were won by Muslims during the month of Ramadan and the lessons we comprehend from these historical battles. Battle of Badr - 17 Ramadan, 2 H Conquest of Makkah - 23 Ramadan,8H Battle of…
Lives Of The Sahaba 32 - Ali Ibn Abu Talib - PT 03
May 17, 2016 • 63 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi continues to unravel details about Ali Ibn Abi Talib RA, incidents during the lifetime of Abu Bakr RA, including the giving of bai’ah to Abu Bakr RA, and the early seeds of Shi’ism. The separation of the two groups - Sunni and Shias…
Towards Bridging the Salafi-Ashari Divide
May 17, 2016 • 92 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi sheds light on an academic perspective to the scholars and activists present encouraging them to overcome the Salafi-Ashari divide of intra-Sunni Islam. In a discussion that delves on historical and modern aspects, the Shaykh…
Lives Of The Sahaba 31 - Ali Ibn Abu Talib - PT 02
May 10, 2016 • 59 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi continues to share explicit details on the blessings and life of Ali Ibn Abi Talib RA in particular incidents that transpired in the lifetime of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ. His virtues and good qualities are to keep a tab upon, to such…
Lives Of The Sahaba 30 - Ali Ibn Abu Talib - PT 01
May 4, 2016 • 68 min
In this enlightening talk, Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi elucidates on the lineage of Ali Ibn Abi Talib RA - the fourth and last of the Khulafā-i-Rāshidūn and also delves into the period of early Islam. Ali Ibn Abi Talib Ibn Abd al Muttalib Ibn Hashim Ibn Abd…
Lives Of The Sahaba 29- Uthman b. Affan - PT 09
May 4, 2016 • 77 min
In this video, Shaykh Yasir Qadhi touches base on the innumerable hadith that have reference to Uthman RA , have been directed at him or have been told by himself in his lifetime. Aisha (RA) reported that the Prophet ﷺ said (to Uthman RA), “O Uthman…
Lives Of The Sahaba 28 - Uthman b. Affan - PT 08
May 4, 2016 • 65 min
In this video, Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi steps into the final league of the assassination of Uthman Ibn ‘Affan RA. We are transported into that period when there is an altercation of sorts between Uthman RA and the rebels and how Uthman ceaselessly reminds…
Lives Of The Sahaba 27- Uthman b. Affan - PT 07
May 4, 2016 • 66 min
In this video, Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi uncovers more details on the assassination of Uthman Ibn ‘Affan RA. in this talk, details are shared on the treachery that was meted out against the Khalifah by groups that arrived from Egypt, Basra and Kufa that was…
Lives Of The Sahaba 26 - Uthman b. Affan - PT 06
May 4, 2016 • 68 min
In this video, Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi delves about the assassination of Uthman Ibn ‘Affan RA and also shares with us the numerous complaints that were made against the third Caliph. Prophet Muhammad ﷺ had made predictions pertaining to the trials between…
Lives Of The Sahaba 25 - Uthman b. Affan - PT 05
May 4, 2016 • 62 min
In this enlightening video, Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi attempts a detailed discussion on the assassination of Uthman Ibn ‘Affan RA while also encompassing important facts relating Abu Dharr Al-Ghifari. To summarise the above talk, we gather information on Abu…
Lives Of The Sahaba 24 - Uthman b. Affan - PT 04
May 4, 2016 • 79 min
In this video, Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi enlists and explicitly explains the accomplishments of Uthman Ibn ‘Affan RA. Some that deserve a fair mention amongst many are the discussions on the political conquests of Uthman RA (Sassanian empire, Azerbaijan,…
Guidelines for Humor and Joking in Islam
Apr 29, 2016 • 34 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi lays out what the Sharia says about humour and joking. Numerous Hadith are cited that support the humorous stance of the Prophet ﷺ: The Prophet ﷺ used to joke with the small child of one of the Sahabah called Abu Umayr, who had a…
The Prophet’s First Madinan Advice (Hadith of Peace)
Apr 9, 2016 • 36 min
When our Prophet ﷺ migrated from Makkah to Madinah, as he entered the city, he gave a prophetic advice which has been recorded in vivid detail by an eyewitness account who was none other than the chief rabbi of Madinah - Abdullah bin Salaam. Narrated in…
Unity in the Muslim Ummah & The Islamic Brotherhood
Apr 5, 2016 • 65 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi’s gives a mesmerising lecture on ‘Unity in the Muslim Ummah and the Islamic Brotherhood’ The Islamic brotherhood transcends cast, colour, race & nationality. Its only foundation is based on belief and acceptance of Allah as our…
Why do we love Madinah so much
Mar 18, 2016 • 1 min
Sh. Yasir Qadhi speaks a few words from the Prophet’s Mosque - Masjid Nabawi and viewing one of its beautiful minarets. Why is Madinah Munawwarah, the City of the Prophet ﷺ so special and beloved to Muslims? “O Allah! Bestow on Al-Madinah twice the…
Aerial View and Description of Baqi Graveyard in Madinah
Mar 18, 2016 • 2 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi shares some insights with us regarding the graves of the Family of the Prophet ﷺ and some of the Companions RA while standing alongside one of the minarets of the Prophet’s ﷺ Mosque. May Allah bless the Family of the Prophet ﷺ and…
Lives Of The Sahaba 23 - Uthman b. Affan - PT 03
Mar 6, 2016 • 64 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi picks up from where he left in the previous video by enumerating the blessings of Uthman Ibn ‘Affan RA taking support from various Hadith. Some that warrant a significant mention are as follows: Anas ibn Malik narrated the following…
Lives Of The Sahaba 22 - Uthman b. Affan - PT 02
Feb 24, 2016 • 63 min
In this video, Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi continues to shed light on the life of Uthman Ibn ‘Affan RA. His generosity is discussed in great detail with support from various instances and stories. Also, Shaykh Yasir explicitly explains on the incident relating…
Lives Of The Sahaba 21 - Uthman b. Affan - PT 01
Feb 24, 2016 • 57 min
In this video, Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi unravels the lineage and family life and delves on the early life of the third important Sahaba and Khalifa to walk on this earth -Uthman Ibn ‘Affan RA. The kunya of Uthman Ibn Affan RA was Abu Amr, later changed to…
Lives Of The Sahaba 20 - Umar b. al-Khattab - PT 09
Feb 16, 2016 • 62 min
In the last session on Umar Ibn Al-Khattab RA , Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi cites numerous hadith that were narrated by the great khalifah and we have a count of 539 of them. Numerous topics were touched base upon via these hadith by Umar RA. Some of them that…
Lives Of The Sahaba 19 - Umar b. al-Khattab - PT 08
Feb 1, 2016 • 77 min
As we watch this video, we are taken on a journey with Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi who unravels and attempts to divulge details on the rulings over non Muslims as said by Umar Ibn Al-Khattab RA, Ash-shurut Umariyah - the conditions he placed on the Ahle-Kitab.…
Lives Of The Sahaba 18 - Umar b. al-Khattab - PT 07
Jan 26, 2016 • 80 min
As Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi delves upon the lives of the noble companions, some of the greatest and most blessed human beings to ever live after the death of Prophet Muhammad ﷺ, he brings forth information and facts on the lifestyle, humility and famous…
Lives Of The Sahaba 17 - Umar b. al-Khattab - PT 06
Jan 9, 2016 • 76 min
In this motivational talk, Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi culminates the other major battles that were fought under the able leadership of and during the reign of Umar ibn Al-Khattab RA. Dr. Qadhi discusses the conquest to conquer the capital city of the Persian…
Lives Of The Sahaba 16 - Umar b. al-Khattab - PT 05
Jan 9, 2016 • 64 min
In this enlightening talk, Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi attempts to unfold the conquest of the Persian (Sassanid) Empire which had reached the pinnacle of success during the time of the Prophet ﷺ and the battle of Qadisiyah that took place in Sha’ban 15 AH,…
Lives Of The Sahaba 15 - Umar b. al-Khattab - PT 04
Dec 28, 2015 • 86 min
In this talk, Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi discusses at length about the major conquests of Umar ibn Al-Khattab RA. Here, we are made to ponder and reflect at the sheer inability of comprehension of the defeat of the major powers in this era at the hands of a…
The Sources of Islamophobia and How To Deal With It
Dec 28, 2015 • 38 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi analyses the goals of Islamophobia in America and the need for Muslims to comprehend the tricks game being adopted for the same. He advises a spiritual and pragmatic approach to be adopted. Shaykh Yasir goes on to examine the reason…
Walking the Line of Liberalism and Feminism in Islam
Dec 20, 2015 • 2 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi shares tidbits regarding the impact of the rise of feminism in the modern era. Here he breezes through topics like rise of religious feminism, violence against women and much more. Can we argue for the rights of women within the…
Why Is there Evil in This World And a Response to the San Bernardino Shootings
Dec 15, 2015 • 38 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi shares with us his innermost thoughts on the San Bernardino killings and advises the Muslim community to stay safe and depict their best Islamic behaviour and character in the surrounding. Calamities and tragedies are an inevitable…
Lives Of The Sahaba 14 - Umar b. al-Khattab - PT 03
Dec 15, 2015 • 61 min
In this talk on Umar Ibn al Khattab, Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi enlists the blessings (fadhail - praiseworthy traits) and virtues of this great man to have walked the face of this earth. ‘Umar Ibn al Khattab is an embodiment of various achievements and this…
Did Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) fabricate Islam to get women
Dec 3, 2015 • 3 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi answers the most pertinent question that crosses and emanates from the mind of the doubters - did Prophet Muhammad ﷺ fabricate Islam to get women? The doubts would not emanate if one read the biography or Seerah of the Prophet ﷺ and…
Oh Allah, Please forgive me
Nov 29, 2015 • 60 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi ponders on our nature of trivializing the sins committed by us and being completely ignorant of being thankless of the bounties of Allah SWT. How do we get rid of these sins? Only and only by performing Tawba and Istighfar (repentance…
Lives Of The Sahaba 13 - Sunni Beliefs Regarding The Companions​ of Prophet Muhammad
Nov 27, 2015 • 71 min
In this interesting and reflective video, Shaykh Yasir Qadhi​ attempts to shed some light and get acquainted with the meaning of the companions (the Sahaba) and the Sunni Muslims’ beliefs about the Sahaba from the Qur’an and the Sunnah. We are made aware…
Lives Of The Sahaba 12 - Umar b. al-Khattab - PT 02
Nov 27, 2015 • 72 min
In this amazing talk, Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi continues on the biography of Umar Ibn Khattab RA and shares some Quranic verses and hadith pertaining to him. He was one of the leading proponents of Islamic moral values in the wake of persecution by the non…
Lives Of The Sahaba 11 - Umar b. al-Khattab - PT 01
Nov 27, 2015 • 75 min
In this informative talk about the early life of the second Khalifa Umar Ibn-Al-Khattab RA, Shaykh Yasir Qadhi helps us gather deep insights on his illustrious journey and the various incidents that set precedent for a fine advocate of sorts of Islam. He…
Did Umar b. al-Khattab bury his own daughter alive before Islam
Nov 27, 2015 • 9 min
In this video,Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi sheds light on the strange narration about Umar RA and his daughter and critically analyses the facts and fiction. An uncanny narration started making the rounds before the advent of Islam about Umar Ibn al-Khattab RA…
Paris Attacks and the Rise of Islamophobia
Nov 27, 2015 • 35 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi ponders over the recent backlash on the Muslims after the recent Paris bombings. Dr. Qadhi assists the Muslims via ways to overcome such trials and tribulations in any part of the world. Our Prophet Muhammad ﷺ has said: “Later times…
The Heart vs The Brain
Nov 27, 2015 • 3 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves into a comparison of the faculties of thought and emotion - the brain and the heart. He goes on to say that if the heart is pure , then the rest of the body is also consequently pure. By ascribing the Iman to our Qalb or heart,…
Is it ‘religious’ for Muslims to dress like the Prophet (SAW)
Nov 16, 2015 • 9 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi​ revives the true method of dressing like the Prophet ﷺ and following the Sunnah the way our Prophet ﷺ wanted us to follow his Sunnah. What constitutes the real Sunnah method of dressing? The common clothing of our Prophet ﷺ was a…
Lives Of The Sahaba 10 - Abu Bakr al-Siddiq - PT 10
Nov 16, 2015 • 91 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi gives us an insight on the life and times of Abu Bakr al-Siddiq (RA) and how his virtues and good traits have been explicitly explained via numerous hadith on and by him. Many attributes can be imbibed and emulated from the life of this…
Muhammad (SAW) Fraud or Messenger of God
Nov 16, 2015 • 79 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi​ delves into a very uncomfortable topic in which he unabashedly deals with the most controversial allegations on Prophet Muhammad ﷺ: Fraud or Messenger of God! From time immemorial, our Prophet Muhammad SAW has been accused of…
Lives Of The Sahaba 09 - Abu Bakr al-Siddiq - PT 09
Nov 4, 2015 • 68 min
As we embark on an emotional ride with Shaykh Yasir Qadhi​ , we are enlightened on the details of the death of Abu Bakr RA and the appointment of ‘Umar b. al-Khattab RA as the next Khalifa. This talk makes us aware of the two major battles fought against…
Doubts about Islam
Nov 2, 2015 • 19 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi begins the talk on why the Muslim world is lagging behind and how we must push ourselves to ponder over the reason and why is it that our young brothers and sisters are struggling. It is a common occurrence where every convert…
Lives Of The Sahaba 08 - Abu Bakr al-Siddiq - PT 08
Nov 2, 2015 • 66 min
This talk takes us through the political and military conquests of Abu Bakr Siddique RA and the reasons behind these battles which were fought for expansion of Iraq and As Sham. How did the Sahaba ensure that masses accept Islam? Shaykh Yasir Qadhi…
Lives Of The Sahaba 07 - Abu Bakr al-Siddiq - PT 07
Oct 29, 2015 • 89 min
In this mesmerizing talk, Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi sheds light and elaborates on the compilation and preservation of the Qur’an by Abu Bakr As Siddiq (r). The Shaykh seeks to illustrate the effects and lessons that we imbibe from the Battle of Ridda…
Lives Of The Sahaba 06 - Abu Bakr al-Siddiq - PT 06
Oct 23, 2015 • 80 min
In this enthralling series on Abu Bakr, Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi continues his talk on the battles of Ridda. We are introduced to another false prophet- Tulayha Al Asadi who was key in the battle of the Trenches but accepted Islam later and then made huge…
What is Correct Sunni Theology in Islam
Oct 22, 2015 • 5 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves into what comprises the correct theology in Islam. Many of us come across individuals who get into debates about different discussions on theology from an academic standpoint. But the more we try to contextualise and put…
Is Nationalism Islamic or UnIslamic
Oct 22, 2015 • 4 min
Is it Haram to feel attached to a Nation? What is the concept of nationalism in the view of Islam? What are the rulings on this? Is it Islamic or un-islamic? Can a middle path be adopted? When and towards whom should my loyalty be? Shaykh Yasir Qadhi…
How Do You Know God Exists
Oct 22, 2015 • 7 min
What proof is there that God exists? What do we respond to a person who questions God’s existence? What is the ruling on this from an Islamic perspective and paradigm? Wouldn’t it be nonsensical to enumerate the uncountable proofs all around us that show…
A response to the public call of assassination by ISIS
Oct 22, 2015 • 8 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi shared a platform with dignitaries at one of the imminent conventions where he was questioned about the recent death threats made against him and whether it affects his commentary on Islamic viewpoints or does it embolden him in his…
Building Women-Friendly Mosques
Oct 20, 2015 • 2 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses the need of the hour and the revival of the legacy of our beloved Prophet ﷺ - building women friendly mosques and hence, empower women to also have equal rights to enter the Masaajids. The Messenger of Allah ﷺ said “Do not…
Speaking Truth to Power and Standing Up Against Oppression
Oct 15, 2015 • 19 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi speaks truth to power and stands up for the rights of the oppressed by putting a brave face against oppression and injustice. Muslim all over the globe are victim of oppression to the maximum extent what with the plethora of…
Lives Of The Sahaba 05 - Abu Bakr al-Siddiq - PT 05
Oct 15, 2015 • 72 min
In this interesting talk, Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi directs his discussion on two fundamental aspects - issue of Fadak and the Battles of Ridda. We understand that an agreement was mutually consented on between the people of Fadak and the Prophet ﷺ for…
Lives Of The Sahaba 04 - Abu Bakr al-Siddiq - PT 04
Oct 12, 2015 • 84 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi commences part four on the life of Abu Bakr as-Siddiq [RA} by divulging important information regarding the Khilafa of Abu Bakr [RA], who was appointed as “Khalifatu Rasulullah”. Also, Shaykh shares with us the incidents of the…
Lives Of The Sahaba 03 - Abu Bakr al-Siddiq - PT 03
Oct 12, 2015 • 78 min
In this enlightening video, Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi uncovers the blessings and battles concerning the Great Sahaba and the first Caliph - Abu Bakr As Siddiq RA. Numerous facts and Hadith come to light as we see Shaykh Yasir unravel them in a mesmerizing…
Raising Teenagers in a world of Pornography, Drugs & Pre-Marital Sex
Oct 12, 2015 • 59 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi​ lays stress on the topic of parenting children in today’s times and also shares his experiences of Muslim kids involved in drugs, pornography and pre-marital sex. We often naively neglect the environment around us in which our…
The Humility of Knowledge Vs. The Arrogance of Ignorance
Oct 12, 2015 • 35 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi​ implores upon us to break free from the bounds and territories of ignorance, arrogance and divisions while enamouring the humility of knowledge through tolerance and acceptance. Acquiring knowledge should never imply that one would…
Solar And Lunar Eclipses - An Islamic Perspective
Sep 28, 2015 • 19 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves into the topic of eclipses and acquaints us with the factors that come into place when an eclipse takes place. What is the Islamic position on the solar and lunar eclipses and the Qusoof and Khusoof prayers prayed at the time of…
First Ten Days of Dhul Hijjah
Sep 13, 2015 • 10 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves into the virtues of the first ten days of Dhul Hijjah and the good deeds that can be done during the first ten days of Dhul-Hijjah. These are the days that are more superior than the blessed month of Ramadan and Fridays. The…
Where is Our Humanity in Helping Refugees
Aug 29, 2015 • 11 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi​ implores us to awaken the streaks of humanity within ourselves to address the growing crisis of refugees all across the world and the subsequent ill treatment that they face at the hands of the oppressors. Information about their…
Ramadan 2015 - Day 20
Jul 14, 2015 • 20 min
Shaykh Dr Yasir Qadhi discusses the idea of one Ummah devoid of racism and bigotry referencing to Surat Al-Hujurat. In the past, the colour of the skin and tribal lineage were mandatory markers to decide one’s status in the society. The Prophet ﷺ…
Ramadan 2015 - Day 19
Jul 14, 2015 • 18 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi explains explicitly about the Day of Judgment in light of Surat Ad-Dukhan and Surat Al-Jathiyah. Belief in Yawm al Qiyamah is the most talked about in the Qur’an after Tawheed. 40 names are mentioned in the Qur’an for Yawm Al Qiyamah.…
Ramadan 2015 - Day 18
Jul 12, 2015 • 12 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi​ delves into the way to trust in Allah’s wisdom in giving some and depriving others of wealth, children and sustenance and also elaborates on where our true contentment and happiness lies. Allah gives His sustenance to those whom He…
Ramadan 2015 - Day 17
Jul 12, 2015 • 17 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi gives a lecture on some verses of Surah az-Zumar and acquaints us with the blessings of Islam. “So is one whose breast Allah has expanded to [accept] Islam and he is upon a light from his Lord [like one whose heart rejects it]? Then…
Ramadan 2015 - Day 16
Jul 12, 2015 • 23 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi discusses the following points in this lecture: The translation and explanation of the most common duas recited during Taraweeh and Witr prayers is explained clearly. Sahaba performed Qunut inside of Witr Salah. Muslim scholars have…
Ramadan 2015 - Day 15
Jul 9, 2015 • 23 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi shares in explicit detail the story of Prophet Lut AS and how this story is relevant in today’s times. Prophet Lut AS was sent as a brother and a Prophet to his people who genuinely cared about them and was conscious of Allah and…
Ramadan 2015 - Day 14
Jul 5, 2015 • 20 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi summarises on the rulings of Zakah and how it is a means to purify our wealth. Zakah was ordained upon the Believers and is obligatory once every lunar year so that we can purify our wealth. If we have 85 g of gold and 595 gm of…
Ramadan 2015 - Day 13
Jul 5, 2015 • 12 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi gives the standard interpretation from mainstream orthodox Sunni Islam of Surat al-Nur verse 35 - The verse of Light. “Allah is the Light of the heavens and the earth. The example of His light is like a niche within which is a lamp,…
Mastering The Art Of Patience
Jul 4, 2015 • 34 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi divulges details on the importance of being patient in the wake of hardship, difficulties, calamities and trials. Almost a hundred verses in the Qur’an command us to be patient and teach us about the blessings of patience. Anas RA…
Ramadan 2015 - Day 12
Jul 2, 2015 • 17 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi discusses verses 96 - 115 of Surah Al Muminun and we get acquainted with the trueness of Judgement Day. ‘Repel, by (means of) what is best, (their) evil. We are most knowing of what they describe. And say, “My Lord, I seek refuge in…
Ramadan 2015 - Day 11
Jul 1, 2015 • 17 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi​ discusses the verses of Surah Al-Anbiya, 34 - 35 and 83 - 84,which will make us come face to face with the truth behind our calamities and blessings. “And We did not grant to any man before you eternity; so if you die - would they…
Ramadan 2015 - Day 10
Jun 28, 2015 • 16 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi shares some of the wisdom and purpose of stories in the Qur’an and how it is an easy and simple method of driving essential points across for the Muslim Ummah to reflect and ponder. “So relate the stories that perhaps they will give…
Ramadan 2015 - Day 9
Jun 28, 2015 • 15 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi delves into verses 60 till 82 of Surat Al-Kahf that teach us about the wisdom and benefits from the story of Musa and Khidr. Allah SWT relates the story of Musa & Khidr in Surat Al-Kahf - two noble Prophets of Allah sent to…
Ramadan 2015 - Day 8
Jun 26, 2015 • 16 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi analyses verses 23 and 24 of Surat Al-Isra that illuminate us about the status of parents in Islam. The status of the parents is second only to the status of Allah SWT. The easiest way to enter Jannah is through obedience to the…
Ramadan 2015 - Day 7
Jun 25, 2015 • 15 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi​ acquaints us with the analysis of the last 10 verses of Surah Al-Hijr and the lessons that we must imbibe and inculcate within us as believing Muslim. This Surah is a milestone with regards to the Seerah of the Prophet ﷺ and is a…
Ramadan 2015 - Day 6
Jun 24, 2015 • 14 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi gives a commentary on verses 21 and 22 of Surat Ibrahim which talks about the confession of Shaytan and what steps we can take to protect ourselves from the influences and tricks of Shaytan. The gist of this verse lies in the fact…
Ramadan 2015 - Day 5
Jun 24, 2015 • 14 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi​ divulges details on the tangent of the story of the brothers of Prophet Yusuf AS and the crimes they committed such as lying to their father, kidnapping their brother Yusuf AS, selling their blood brother into slavery,attempting to…
Ramadan 2015 - Day 4
Jun 23, 2015 • 21 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi reflects on the last two verses of Surah Baqarah or Khawatim Baqarah - verses 285 and 286, which was revealed to the Prophet ﷺ from under the Arsh of Allah SWT directly without the intermediary Jibril AS. Surah Baqarah has the longest…
Ramadan 2015 - Day 3
Jun 20, 2015 • 16 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves on the verse 177 of Surat al-Baqarah in this mesmerising Khatirah. Righteousness is not that you turn your faces toward the east or the west, but [true] righteousness is [in] one who believes in Allah, the Last Day, the angels,…
Ramadan 2015 - Day 2
Jun 20, 2015 • 12 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi​ acquaints us on Surah Al-Baqarah, verses 124-130 which sheds light on the status of the noble Prophet Ibrahim AS. He is the most respected human being on earth whom Allah commands our Prophet ﷺ to only take as a role model while…
Ramadan 2015 - Day 1
Jun 19, 2015 • 11 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi begins with a brief summary of verses 21 to 23 of Surah Al-Baqarah. Some points gathered from the lecture are as follows: The gist of the bond between mankind and the book of Allah, the Noble Qur’an. “Oh mankind, worship your Rabb”-…
Lives Of The Sahaba 02 - Abu Bakr al-Siddiq - PT 02
May 29, 2015 • 65 min
In the next part, Shaykh Yasir Qadhi connects us with some important anecdotes and facts concerning the pre-Islamic life and the conversion to Islam. As we delve deeper into the lecture, we come to understand of the prominence behind Abu Bakr RA…
The Qur’an, The Eternal Living Miracle of God
May 25, 2015 • 92 min
In this mesmerizing and magnanimous lecture, Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi acquaints us with the reason as to how and why the noble Qur’an is the eternal living miracle of Allah. The Qur’an is the food of the soul and hence, it is our duty to establish a…
Lives Of The Sahaba 01 - Abu Bakr al-Siddiq - PT 01
May 5, 2015 • 71 min
In this new series about the lives of the sahaba, Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi takes us on a journey to get acquainted with family, lineage and tribe of the most prominent Sahaba to have ever walked the face of this earth - Abu Bakr As-Siddique [RA]. The talk…
Yasir Qadhi - Islam In America And The Rise Of ISIS
May 5, 2015 • 29 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi divulges into the topic of how Islam as a religion is perceived in America and what is his first hand experience in this country being a citizen. The Muslim communities in America are thriving considerably amidst an environment of…
Being Muslim Today
May 5, 2015 • 70 min
Shaykh yasir Qadhi takes on the discussion on what it means to be a Muslim in the current scenario and tackles some controversial questions shedding further light on the topic. The reality of Muslims in the West is testing and full of trials and should…
My Journey to Islamic Knowledge
Mar 30, 2015 • 28 min
In a bare it all lecture, Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi shares his innermost feelings and emotions while shedding light on his inspirational and motivational journey of acquiring knowledge, learning and comprehending the Arabic language and specializing in…
Seerah – 104 The 1st Rightful Khalifah Of Islam, Part 2 – Election of Abu Bakr R.A
Mar 30, 2015 • 77 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi now discusses the subject of argument between the Sunnis and the Shias - the Election of Abu Bakr As Siddiq RA as the 1st rightful Khalifa of Islam. We have numerous evidences in the Qur’an where Abu BAkr RA has been chosen for the…
ISIS: Theology or Revenge?
Mar 22, 2015 • 30 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi ponders over the origin of ISIS and the factors that have catapulted them into a major nuisance. According to the Shaykh, the source of ISIS is “the hellish conditions that Western powers created in the region.” ISIS harbours itself as…
Seerah 103 The 1st Rightful Khalifah Of Islam, Part 1 Incident Of Scrolls
Feb 25, 2015 • 27 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves into the topic of the incident of the Scrolls which the Prophet ﷺ intended to write before his death. It is a point of controversy and warrants a detailed discussion. When the health of the Prophet ﷺ worsened, he demanded that he…
Ibn Taymiyya: A Summary Of Dr. Yasir Qadhi’s Dissertation At Yale University
Feb 19, 2015 • 67 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi gives an amazing summary of his dissertation relating Ibn Taymiyyah at the Yale University and it makes for an interesting listen as we try to decipher the concepts of Aqal and Naqal in the light of Islam. During the sixth century of…
Reflections On Chapel Hill Shooting: A Great Legacy
Feb 17, 2015 • 13 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi shares his innermost and heartfelt thoughts on the Chapel Hill shootings and the great legacy left behind by Deah Barakat (age 23), his wife Yusor Barakat (age 21), and her sister Razan Muhammad (age 19), who were brutally murdered…
Reconstructing The Muslim Mind
Feb 17, 2015 • 81 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves into the theory of possibly reconstructing the human mind. Is there a necessity for it? And if there is, what would be the most convenient and appropriate approach? In this inspiring talk, the Shaykh acquaints us with the need to…
Dua In Distress And Calamity That Guarantees A Response
Feb 17, 2015 • 39 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi acquaints us with the duas to be said in times of distress and calamity such that an affirmative response is gained. Ibn ‘Abbas RA said: When Prophet Ibraheem AS was thrown into the fire of Namrood, he said: “Hasbunallahu wa Ni’mal…
Seerah - 102 The Mosque And Grave Of Prophet Muhammad
Feb 12, 2015 • 86 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses the Qabr of the Prophet ﷺ which is a part of our history and heritage. The Shaykh begins with the exact position of the houses of the wives of the Prophet SAW which he used to take turns in visiting. The house of Aisha RA was…
Blessings Of Iman
Feb 5, 2015 • 75 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi takes us on a journey which acquaints us with additional fruits of Iman. In this compelling talk, Shaykh Yasir gets us acquainted with the rewards for adhering to the Branches of Faith. Amongst numerous blessings awarded to us by Allah…
Fiqh of Marriage 4
Feb 1, 2015 • 67 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses the Fiqh of marriage and numerous points come to the fore. What should be given as Mahr? And how much Mahr should be given? What is the ruling of the Mahr when a marriage is annulled? Shaykh Yasir Qadhi elaborates explicitly…
Fiqh of Marriage 3
Feb 1, 2015 • 74 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi touches important points on the Fiqh of Marriage. We should only take into account the religion when marriage is considered and not on other factors like status, race, lineage. Types of marriage contracts that has been prohibited in…
Fiqh of Marriage 2
Feb 1, 2015 • 70 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves into the topic of marriage in its entirety and we get a comprehensive view on the Fiqh of marriage. There are some sharth are involved for marriage: Specification of the man and the woman involved in the marriage. The male and…
Fiqh of Marriage 1
Feb 1, 2015 • 92 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses the fiqh of marriage while explicitly elucidating the conditions and procedure of marriage. Marriage is Mustahab and is a Sunnah. It becomes obligatory when he fears he might commit Haram. Conditions and procedure of marriage:…
Seerah - 101 The Death of Prophet Muhammad
Jan 31, 2015 • 107 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi now reaches the finale of sorts of the Seerah of the Prophet ﷺ - the Death of the Messenger of Allah ﷺ. Usama Ibn Zayd is entrusted with the coveted honour and prestige of heading the expedition to As Sham. But when he left in the month…
Seerah - 100 The Farewell Hajj
Jan 30, 2015 • 81 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses at length the very important topic in the Seerah - the Farewell Hajj of the Prophet ﷺ. This was the first and final Hajj of the Messenger of Allah ﷺ. The Prophet ﷺ left on the 25th Dhul Qa’dah in the year 10 H and reached…
Fiqh of Ramadan
Jan 28, 2015 • 93 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses the Fiqh of Ramadan in this informative lecture. Rules pertaining to Fiqh of Ramadan: Niyah for the fast. Avoiding the things that nullify the fast - eating and drinking intentionally, intimacy,vomiting intentionally etc. Eat…
Fiqh of Worship 6
Jan 28, 2015 • 53 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses the Sunnah of Salah. To read beyond Rabbana Walakal Hamd. To read more than once the Subhana Rabbi Al Azeem and Subhana Rabbi Al Alaa. Reciting Durood e Ibrahim. Saying any Dua before the Tasleem. To raise the hand for the…
Fiqh of Worship 5
Jan 28, 2015 • 72 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves deeper into the topic of the Fiqh of Worship and is sure to enlighten us all of the various Arkan of Salah and also the Wajibat. Hence, we get the golden opportunity to make necessary amends in our Salah. Some of the Arkan of…
Fiqh of Worship 4
Jan 28, 2015 • 33 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi divulges details on the topics of Adhan and Iqamah. The status of Adhan and Iqamah is Fard kifayah. The Sunnah of the Adhan and the Qiyamah: Wudu is not a prerequisite for Adhan. The Adhan is not said before the prayer time. The Adhan…
Fiqh of Worship 3
Jan 28, 2015 • 105 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses in this lecture the factors that break Wudu, how to do Ghusl, when should we do ghusl or the factors that necessitate Ghusl. Factors that break Wudu: Any material coming out of private parts such as stool, urine and wind. When…
Fiqh of Worship 2
Jan 28, 2015 • 91 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi continues his discussion of purification of oneself. Taharah is the removal of spiritual and physical impurities. He also discusses the containers for performing Taharah. Every single container which is pure in itself is allowed to be…
Fiqh of Worship 1
Jan 28, 2015 • 61 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses the different branches of Fiqh in this lecture. Acts of our religion and the consequent Fiqh can be classified into the following categories: Haram Makrooh Mubah Mustahab Wajib The Shaykh starts off with the Fiqh of…
Fiqh of Salah
Jan 28, 2015 • 71 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi divulges important details on the Fiqh of Salah in its entirety. First and foremost is discussed the obligatory nature of Salah and how it is a non exception of anybody to perform Salah except that of a menstruating woman. Next, the…
Science of Fiqh 2
Jan 28, 2015 • 36 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi touches base on the science of Fiqh. The concept of Aam and Khas related to Qur’an and Sunnah is explained explicitly citing numerous examples. The point is that there is no contradiction between the two. Mutlaq and Muqayyad - This…
Science of Fiqh 1
Jan 28, 2015 • 64 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves into the topic of Fiqh and Usul Ul Fiqh (science of Fiqh). What is Fiqh? It is the study of the physical rulings of the Sharia with their detailed evidences. What is Usool ul Fiqh? These are the procedures, rules and principles…
Fiqh of Divorce
Jan 28, 2015 • 77 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi now divulges details on the topic of divorce. Various steps of reconciliation can be made for the saving of a marriage such as advising one another and communicating appropriately. In case of ineffectiveness, one can resort to an open…
Fiqh of Jumuah and Janazah
Jan 28, 2015 • 44 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi gives us important information on the Jumuah and Janazah. Before going to Jummah, taking a bath is strongly encouraged and also wearing special clothes.It is prohibited to speak while Imam is giving Khutbah and we should not let our…
Fiqh of Zakah
Jan 16, 2015 • 73 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi divulges important details on the need of the hour - a clear understanding on the Fiqh of Zakah. He addresses the topic beautifully and we get the necessary assistance to give our Zakat as ordained. Zakah is the fundamnetal pillar of…
Condemning The Charlie Hebdo Attack And Respecting Prophet Muhammad Pbuh
Jan 11, 2015 • 33 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi shares his state of mind and gives us an honest opinion on the recent killing of the cartoonists in France. He also sheds light on the clear double-standards and hypocrisy that sets the undertone of the mindset of the people. The…
Seerah 99 Verse of Sword & Hajj of Abu Bakr
Jan 9, 2015 • 74 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi now discusses a major event that happened in the Seerah in the year 9 H and that is the Hajj of Abu Bakr As Siddiq RA. When the tribe of Ta’if accepts Islam in 9H, the Prophet ﷺ makes the decision to send Abu Bakr RA with an official…
Reality Of Sihr, Black Magic, Exorcisms And Jinns
Jan 9, 2015 • 122 min
What is Sihr? What does it mean linguistically and theologically? How do magicians learn Sihr? How can we detect if someone has Sihr (Black Magic) done on them? What is possession and exorcism? How to combat Sihr and Jinns? Shaykh Yasir Qadhi elaborates…
The Real Birth Date of Muhammad (SAW)
Jan 6, 2015 • 18 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi delves into a topic which is extremely interesting and warrants an elaborate discussion. This topic is related to the real birth date of our beloved Prophet ﷺ. As is the viewpoint of the majority of the Muslim Ummah, the birth of…
The Rohingya & Our Duties Towards Them
Dec 31, 2014 • 35 min
Shaykh Dr Yasir Qadhi discusses on a topic that needs immediate attention and awareness which is that of a Muslim Minority called ‘The Rohingya’ who inhabit the land of Burma. The Rohingya are predominantly Muslims who are descendants of a civilization…
Why Is Justice Foundational to Christianity, Islam & Judaism
Dec 31, 2014 • 76 min
In this lecture, we witness an intense, informative and elaborate discussion by Rabbi Micah Greenstein, Reverend Dr. Stephen R. Montgomery and Shaykh Dr Yasir Qadhi on the topic of justice being foundational to all three faiths - Islam, Christianity and…
Ramadan 2014 - Tafsir Surah Al-Fatiha - 19
Dec 31, 2014 • 13 min
In the final episode of the Tafsir of Surat al-Fatihah, Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi summarises the entire Surah reminding us of the greatness and grandeur of it. Also, we are acquainted with an explicit discussion from the different schools of thought on…
Ramadan 2014 - Tafsir Surah Al-Fatiha - 18
Dec 31, 2014 • 17 min
In this episode of the Tafsir of Surat al-Fatihah, Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi discusses the following key points: The elaborate explanation of the verse number 6 and 7-Ghayri Al-Maghdubi Alayhim, Wa La Ad-Dallin. The method of saying- Ameen along the lines of…
Ramadan 2014 - Tafsir Surah Al-Fatiha - 17
Dec 31, 2014 • 14 min
In this episode of the Tafsir of Surat al-Fatihah, Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi discusses : The understanding that the verse Sirat Al-Ladhina ‘An`amta `Alayhim proves the Khilafah of Abu Bakr RA. The paths that lead to Allah. The concept of Hidaya (Guidance).…
Ramadan 2014 - Tafsir Surah Al-Fatiha - 16
Dec 31, 2014 • 15 min
In this episode of the Tafsir of Surat al-Fatihah, Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi discusses the following aspects: An analysis of the Verse no: 5 - Ihdinas Sirata Al-Mustaqim (Guide us to the Straight Path). The etiquette of making Dua to Allah. The meaning of…
Ramadan 2014 - Tafsir Surah Al-Fatiha - 15
Dec 31, 2014 • 19 min
In this episode of the Tafsir of Surat al-Fatihah, Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi elaborates on the following: Comprehending the very essence of our worship -servitude to Allah SWT. The Hadith regarding Ihsan - the intense,humble and genuine worship of a servant…
Ramadan 2014 - Tafsir Surah Al-Fatiha - 14
Dec 31, 2014 • 11 min
In this episode of the Tafsir of Surat al-Fatihah, Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi discusses the following: Acquaintance and emphasis on the sheer eloquence of the verse ‘Iyyaka Na’budu Wa ‘Iyyaka Nasta’in’. The common doubt in the mind of a common man regarding…
Ramadan 2014 - Tafsir Surah Al-Fatiha - 13
Dec 31, 2014 • 10 min
For some religions, the main characteristic they attribute to their god is an angry vengeful jealous god that must be appeased else his wrath will be upon you. On the other side of the spectrum, you have certain religions that only focus on love mercy and…
Ramadan 2014 - Tafsir Surah Al-Fatiha - 12
Dec 31, 2014 • 15 min
In this episode of the Tafsir of Surat al-Fatihah, Shaykh Dr Yasir Qadhi educates us on the following: Profundity of the verse “Maliki Yawmi Ad-Din” which means “Master of the Day of Judgement” The way to make one’s accounting easy and quick on the Day of…
Ramadan 2014 - Tafsir Surah Al-Fatiha - 11
Dec 31, 2014 • 15 min
In this episode of the Tafsir of Surat al-Fatihah, Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi helps us comprehend the profound meaning of the phrase - “Rabbi Al-`Alamin”. We gather information as to how perfect all of the creation of Allah is, how everything that surrounds…
Ramadan 2014 - Tafsir Surah Al-Fatiha - 10
Dec 31, 2014 • 9 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi unravels the secret to Salah in this episode of the Tafsir of Surat al-Fatihah where he acquaints us in detail with the Hadith Qudsi of the conversation between Allah SWT and the one in prayer. The Hadith is as follows: Abu Hurayrah…
Ramadan 2014 - Tafsir Surah Al-Fatiha - 09
Dec 31, 2014 • 12 min
“And if you should count the favors of Allah, you could not enumerate them.” - [Surat An-Nahl] In this episode of the Tafsir of Surat al-Fatihah, Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi encourages us to delve on the following points: The fact of the matter that our lives…
Ramadan 2014 - Tafsir Surah Al-Fatiha - 08
Dec 31, 2014 • 13 min
In this episode of the Tafsir of Surat al-Fatiha Shaykh Dr Yasir Qadhi discusses the following key aspects: The Prophet ﷺ would regularly make supplication to Allah SWT in the middle of the night bowing down in prostration saying -‘How exalted are You, O…
Ramadan 2014 - Tafsir Surah Al-Fatiha - 07
Dec 31, 2014 • 15 min
In this episode of the Tafsir of Surah al-Fatihah, Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi explicitly elaborates on the following aspects: A detailed analysis on two of the most beautiful and majestic names of Allah that are the embodiment of His extreme Mercy - Ar-Rahman…
Ramadan 2014 - Tafsir Surah Al-Fatiha - 06
Dec 31, 2014 • 15 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi continues the Tafsir of Surah Al Fatihah and we are acquainted with the following essential information: The magnificent and Divine name of Allah is mentioned over 3,500 times in the Qur’an. The reason behind Allah choosing the name…
Ramadan 2014 - Tafsir Surah Al-Fatiha - 05
Dec 31, 2014 • 12 min
In this short episode of the Tafsir of Surah Al-Fatiha, Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi discusses the following key points. They are as follows: The ever rising doubt on the inclusion of the Basmala (Bismillah) as part of Surah Fatihah or as a separate phrase in…
Ramadan 2014 - Tafsir Surah Al-Fatiha - 04
Dec 31, 2014 • 14 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi now moves on to discuss the most important phrase - Bismillahir-Rahmanir-Rahim (The Basmalah). This phrase is used to bless us with the right thoughts and frame of mind and is used right after seeking protection from Shaytan with…
Ramadan 2014 - Tafsir Surah Al-Fatiha - 03
Dec 31, 2014 • 18 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi continues his discussion on the Tafsir of the most beneficial and oft repeated Surah of the Qur’an - Surat Al Fatihah. In this video, we get acquainted with the following key points: A detailed explanation of the Isti’adha which is…
Ramadan 2014 - Tafsir Surah Al-Fatiha - 02
Dec 31, 2014 • 20 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi continues the Tafsir of Surah Fatihah divulges key details on the following aspects: Discussion on the origin of the names of Surahs . The division of the Qur’an into Surahs and Ayahs and the one who is the first one to be credited…
Ramadan 2014 - Tafsir Surah Al-Fatiha - 01
Dec 31, 2014 • 20 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi now begins the Tafsir of Surah so special that Allah has made it obligatory upon us to recite this Surah in each and every rakat of the Salah - Surat Al Fatihah. Why is it so significant? Do we fully comprehend the magnanimity and…
The Taboo Of Divorce, Shariah Rules And Guidelines
Dec 30, 2014 • 39 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi elaborates on the topic of divorce, ways to salvage a marriage from the danger of divorce and the guidelines for a divorce as the final resort. Marriage is one of the greatest blessings given by Allah SWT and we should always try to…
The Strong Believer Vs The Weak Believer
Dec 30, 2014 • 41 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi embarks on a journey that aims to highlight several aspects of our Deen. A strong believer is the one who has strong Iman and he is better than a weak Mumin. Not every believer has the same degree of Iman. Allah will love a strong…
Tafsir of Surat Al-Mā`ūn & Importance of Muharram & Ashura
Dec 30, 2014 • 40 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi’s explicit lecture on the Tafsir of Surah Al-Ma`un and the prominence of the month of Muharram and Ashura makes for a very interesting listen. “So woe to those who pray (but) who are heedless of their prayer - Those who make show…
Tafseer Surat Al Ikhlas - Love for Jesus, Mary & Celebrating Christmas
Dec 30, 2014 • 38 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves into the Tafsir of Surah Al Ikhlas which deals with the perfection of Allah and defends the Honour of Allah. The Prophet ﷺ would begin and end his day with Surah Al Ikhlas and hence, it is the most perfect Sunnah to abide by. Key…
Dunya vs Akhriah - Focusing on Hereafter over this world
Dec 30, 2014 • 35 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi delves into numerous magnificent Quranic verses and Hadith of the Prophet ﷺ pertaining to the stark, temporary reality of this world as opposed to the permanence of the Hereafter. “And the life to come: that is the real life, if…
Death The Inevitable Reality
Dec 30, 2014 • 36 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses the inevitable reality of death and how we should prepare for it. Death is a necessary part of our life and we cannot deny it no matter how much we are averse to talking about it. Death is as much a reality as is your life. Of…
A Meeting With The Divine To Establish The Prayer
Dec 30, 2014 • 35 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses at length the origin of Salah and its profound necessity in our lives. Every single pillar of Islam was ordained by Allah through Jibreel AS to the Prophet ﷺ. But only for Salah, Allah communicated directly with the Messenger…
7 Blessings Of Good Manners
Dec 30, 2014 • 36 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi explicitly elaborates on the importance of having good manners in Islam. What constitutes good manners? Some of them are listed below. Our Prophet ﷺ said, “Verily, I have only been sent to perfect good manners.” Whenever someone…
The Family And Raising Children
Dec 21, 2014 • 44 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves into the topic of family and children in this important lecture. Children are one of the greatest blessing from Allah but with every blessing comes responsibility.How do we take charge of status of the relationship between…
With Every Difficulty There Is Ease
Dec 21, 2014 • 35 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses in this Khutbah a short tafseer of Surah Ash-Sharh. Allah’s love for His worshippers is shown by putting them through trials and tribulations in this world. We are reminded of the things Allah has bestowed upon us which…
The First Story Revealed In The Quran Surah Al Qalam
Dec 21, 2014 • 35 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delivers a beautiful lecture with regards to Surah Al Qalam and we get acquainted with the different aspects of the positive uses of wealth by analyzing the story of the Companions of the Garden in the Surah. The Surah bears testimony…
Causes And Cures Of A Hard Heart
Dec 21, 2014 • 40 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi dedicates this lecture to an oft-neglected topic of how does one’s heart harden over time and how to cure the diseases of the heart and make them soft, pure, calm and peaceful. “The day that neither wealth nor sons will be of any…
Blessings And Etiquettes Of Khutbah And Jummuah
Dec 21, 2014 • 44 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi explicitly elaborates on the blessings and etiquettes of Khutbah and the day of Jumu’ah. Blessings of Jumu’ah: Jumu’ah is the leader of all the days of the week. It is our day of the Eid. Jumu’ah sees new beginnings such as the creation…
Unity does not mean Uniformity & The Hadith of the 73 sects
Dec 18, 2014 • 63 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi in this riveting and eye opening lecture, explicitly delves into the topic of unity amongst Muslims and how unity can be achieved when the Ummah is divided in their various interpretations of Islam as we speak. The Prophet ﷺ said,…
The Reality Of Jinn In The Quran And Sunnah
Dec 18, 2014 • 114 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi acquaints us with the reality of Jinn in the Qur’an and Sunnah. What is meant by Jinn? What are the roots of Jinns? The mysteries surrounding these smokeless creations are elucidated upon in explicit detail. Characteristics of Jinn:…
Swamped In Sins And The Valley Of Despair
Dec 17, 2014 • 36 min
In this heart wrenching and motivational talk, Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi deals with the issues of humans being afflicted and swamped in sins and its after effects. O you who have believed, respond to Allah and to the Messenger when He calls you to that which…
Benefits Of Last Two Verses Of Sura AlBaqarah
Dec 17, 2014 • 28 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi explicitly acquaints us with the benefits, blessings, sacredness and significance of the last two verses of Surah Baqarah of the Qur’an which is also known as Khawatim Baqarah. The Messenger of Allah ﷺ said, “Recite the Quran, for on…
The Shaping Of The Modern Muslim World - PT 2
Dec 17, 2014 • 93 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi and Dr. Nabil Bayakli discuss the history of Palestine from 1914 till the present day in this riveting lecture. The greatest real estate theft in the history of humanity has definitely got to be that of Palestine, no questions…
The Shaping Of The Modern Muslim World - PT 1
Dec 17, 2014 • 98 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi embarks on a meaningful, necessary,enthralling and enlightening journey to acquaint us with the occurrences a hundred years ago that preceded the beginning of the modern Muslim world. The year of 1914 was a landmark year of sorts in…
The Mahdi Between Fact And Fiction
Dec 17, 2014 • 72 min
In this lecture, Shaykh Yasir Qadhi gives a detailed account of Al Mahdi which is one of the most oft discussed topics of Islam. What is the meaning of the word Mahdi? Who is Mahdi? The Mahdi is a title and it means the one who is guided and who guides…
Seerah 98 Marital dispute with the Wives
Dec 16, 2014 • 75 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi now divulges details on a very important incident in the life of the Prophet ﷺ - the ‘Ilaa’. What is Ilaa? It’s an oath made to Allah, wherein the husband can choose to stay away from his wife in the event of a marital dispute or clash…
Towards an Ecumenical Conception of Salafiyyah
Dec 7, 2014 • 44 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi delves into a topic that is marred by uncertainties and it is Salafism. In this lecture, he takes on the challenge to dissect the doubts in our mind regarding the Salafī movement and we are also provided with answers on how to…
Seerah – 97 Maria the Copt & Death of Ibrahim
Dec 7, 2014 • 73 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi now moves on to discuss the predicaments that were a part of the life of the Prophet ﷺ. The major part of this lecture is focussed on yet another tragedy in the life of the Prophet ﷺ - the death of his son, Ibrahim. The mother of…
Seerah – 96 The Year of Delegations - Part 3
Nov 25, 2014 • 80 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi continues about the delegations sent and we are in the final part of this topic. The delegations are as follows: Banu Hanifa - The leader was Musaylimah al Khadhab Azd - The large tribes of Yemen, who were placed under Surad ibn…
95 The Year of Delegations - Part 2
Nov 25, 2014 • 75 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi continues to divulge details on the different delegations that were sent as part of their prerogative to make as many as possible people convert to Islam. A few listed in this lecture are as follows: Wa’il ibn Hujr - He is from the town…
94 The Year of Delegations Part 1
Nov 25, 2014 • 63 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi divulges details on the happenings of the 9th year of Hijrah which is also called the ‘ Year of Delegations’. It is not as if delegations did not happen prior to this, but this year was special as the number had reached large numbers.…
93 Tafsir of Surat AtTawbah & Tabuk
Nov 25, 2014 • 76 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi now elaborates on the tafsir of Surah Tawbah in the light of the Battle of Tabuk. After the return of the Prophet ﷺ, there was the death of the leader of the Munafiqun - Abdullah ibn Ubayy ibn Salool, who was involved in the battle of…
Seerah – 92 Battle of Tabuk 5
Nov 7, 2014 • 73 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi now moves to the final part in the series related to the famous Battle of Tabuk. We begin with the six things that the Prophet ﷺ instructed to be counted before the Day of Judgement. Among them, a few are: The death of the Messenger of…
Seerah – 91 Battle of Tabuk 4
Nov 7, 2014 • 64 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi now discusses the happenings on leaving Madinah enroute the Battle of Tabuk by the Prophet ﷺ. Post passing the Thaniyat Al Wada, the Prophet ﷺ paused to organise the troops into battalions, leaders, sub-leaders and many more such…
Seerah – 90 Battle of Tabuk 3
Oct 13, 2014 • 81 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi now elaborates on the events that are happening in preparation for the Battle of Tabuk. Amongst them, the first and foremost is the collection of money for the Battle. Many incidents occur in this time such as the famous incident of the…
89 Story of Ka’b b. Malik
Oct 13, 2014 • 76 min
Shaykh yasir Qadhi continues to shed light on Ka’b Ibn Malik and how he got his forgiveness from Allah and what transpired next. When Ka’b Ibn Malik heard that he had been forgiven and all the Sahaba had rushed to congratulate him for the same, he rushed…
Seerah – 88 Battle of Tabuk 2
Sep 24, 2014 • 68 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi divulges details about the Battle of Tabuk and we gather some more details. In this lecture, the most prominent story that is discussed is that of Ka’b ibn Malik and what transpired with him in the time of the battle of Tabuk. We also…
Seerah – 87 Battle of Tabuk 1
Sep 24, 2014 • 63 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi now moves on to the topic of the battle of Tabuk and a detailed description is discussed in the lecture. The battle of Tabuk took place in the month of Rajab, 9 H. What was the reason behind the occurrence of this battle?The meaning of…
Seerah – 86 Recap & Lessons from Hunayn & Ta’if
Aug 31, 2014 • 74 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi recaps for us the previous lectures in the series and in particular we reacquaint ourselves with some of the benefits that can be extracted from the battle of Hunayn and the siege of Ta’if: Trust in Allah should be at the forefront and…
85 Miracles of Prophet Muhammad
Aug 31, 2014 • 78 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi now delves into a very interesting and mesmerising topic which is the miracles of the Prophet ﷺ. What is a mu’jiza or a miracle? A mu’jiza is anything that the remainder of mankind is incapable of recreating and it is something that we…
Fiqh of Umrah
Jul 3, 2014 • 94 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delivers an amazing lecture on the Fiqhs of Umrah. What is Umrah? The explanation given is a beautiful one. Umrah gets rid of sins and poverty just like a furnace gets rid of impurity from iron. Next, the Shaykh discusses the rewards…
Du’a of Adam Vs. Du’a of Shaytan
Jun 17, 2014 • 29 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi makes a critical analysis in the magnitude of difference between the Du’a of Adam AS and the Du’a of Shaytan. After eating from the forbidden tree as against the command of Allah, Adam AS supplicated for forgiveness in front of…
Seerah – 84 Conversion of Ka’b ibn Zuhayr
May 13, 2014 • 58 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves into the story behind the conversion to Islam of one of the most illustrious poet of the time - Ka’b ibn Zuhayr who was the son of Zuhayr ibn Abi Salma. Zuhayr was a celebrated poet himself having written the seven hanging poems.…
83 Battle of Hunayn Part 2
Apr 29, 2014 • 85 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi makes a detailed lecture on the incidents that transpired in the battle of Hunayn. When the Muslims were helped by the angels sent down by Allah during the course of this battle, some of them did see the angels or felt their presence…
Seerah – 82 Battle of Hunayn Part 1
Apr 23, 2014 • 64 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi now moves on to the Battle of Hunayn and what set this battle into action and all the other relevant details. The Prophet ﷺ was weary of the news doing the rounds of the possible attack of the tribe of Ta’if - Taqif and the Hawazim in…
81 The Conquest of Makkah Part 6
Apr 16, 2014 • 73 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi sets the tone for the conclusion of the series on the conquest of Mecca by sharing the benefits, morals and Fiqh in this regard. The conversions of two people are discussed in the start and they are Umme Hane and Abdullah ibn Za’bari.…
80 The Conquest of Makkah Part 5
Apr 2, 2014 • 77 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi continues from the previous video and we get acquainted with many more incidents and happy turn of events post the Khutbah of the Prophet ﷺ standing in front of the door of the Ka’bah. The first thing he does is assigning Bilal RA the…
79 The Conquest of Makkah Part 4
Mar 23, 2014 • 66 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses the events happening in the Conquest of Mecca and many highlights are seen. The Prophet ﷺ divided the entire Muslim army into three major contingents which were Ansaris, Muhajiroun and a mixture of the two. Sa’d ibn Ubadah was…
78 The Conquest of Makkah Part 3
Mar 12, 2014 • 65 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi continues his lecture on the conquest of Mecca and he discusses some major conversions to Islam that took place in this time. We begin with the conversion of the uncle of the Prophet ﷺ, Abbas. When did he convert to Islam? This is a…
77 The Conquest of Makkah Part 2
Mar 3, 2014 • 73 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi now continues to shed light on the Conquest of Mecca and we move forward from the Prophet ﷺ arrival at Mecca. Meanwhile, a sahaba named Hatib ibn Abi Balta’ah warns the Quraysh about the advent of the Prophet ﷺ into Mecca. Who is Hatib?…
76 The Conquest of Makkah Part 1
Feb 26, 2014 • 58 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi now dives straight into the topic of the Conquest of Mecca in immense detail. After the Treaty of Hudaybiyyah, the tribes of Banu Kuzaa (Muslims) and Banu Bakr (pagans sided by the Quraysh) had a sort of a raid and the Banu Bakr were…
75 Recap & Battle of Dhat Al Salasil
Feb 10, 2014 • 60 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi now moves on to to discuss the Battle of Dhat Al Salasil. But before that he also indulges in a quick recap of the entire Seerah completed uptil now. He touches base on different topics ranging from the early life in Mecca, the…
74 Battle of Mutah Part 2
Jan 29, 2014 • 66 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi continues from where he left off in the last video which is the events that transpired after the martyrdom of the three chiefs - Zayd Ibn Harithah RA, Ibn Rawawah RA and Jafar RA. The next point of discussion is the conclusion of the…
73 Battle of Mutah Part 1
Jan 29, 2014 • 77 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi elaborates on the next major battle in the history of Islam which is the Battle of Mu’tah. It was also called ‘jaysh al umara’ - ‘the army of leaders’. This battle was fought on Jamadal al Awwal in 8H which boasted of an army of 3000.…
Seerah 72 Umrah Al Qadah
Dec 9, 2013 • 70 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi explores the nuances relating to the Umrah Al Qadah which they did to compensate for their missed Umrah at Hudaybiyyah. The Prophet ﷺ left from Madinah to Mecca in 7H with around 2000 muslims. Rumours were rife amongst the people of…
Seerah 71 Letters To Various Rulers
Dec 9, 2013 • 67 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi picks up the topic of the various letters and emissaries the Prophet ﷺ sent to various rulers after the battle of Khaybar. The first letter was the letter to Najashi which was a message to accept Islam giving the emperor the promise of…
Seerah 70 The Battle Of Khaybar Part 2
Dec 9, 2013 • 59 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi begins this lecture with a discussion on one of the wives of the Prophet ﷺ named Ramlah bint Abi Sufyan, the daughter of Abu Sufyan , leader of the Quraysh, who was also known as Umme Habiba. Shaykh analyses the reasoning behind…
Seerah 69 The Prophet’s Marriage To Zaynab
Dec 9, 2013 • 80 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi goes on to discuss the pointers regarding the marriage of the Prophet ﷺ to Zainab RA and what was the importance of this event. Zainab or Bara was a Qurayshi from the tribe of Banu Khuzayma whose mother was Umaima bint Abdul Muttalib.…
Seerah 68 The Battle Of Khaybar Part 1
Dec 9, 2013 • 72 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi now moves on to the next major pre - emptive battle which resulted in the expulsion of the jews from the city of Madinah finally. He begins by giving a quick recap on the way they reached Arabia, their origins, the events that…
Seerah 67 The Treaty Of Hudaybiyya Part 5
Dec 9, 2013 • 83 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses the Tafseer of Surah Fath in this final part of the Treaty of Hudaybiyyah and we realise that this Surah was revealed in its entirety - in one go at a single time. Next up for discussion are the Seerah benefits, the…
Seerah 66 The Treaty Of Hudaybiyya Part 4
Dec 9, 2013 • 79 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi now begins to elaborate on the incidents that happened after the Treaty of Hudaybiyyah came into effect. The first incident is related to the son of Suhail ibn Amr - Abu Jandal. On hearing of the return of the Prophet ﷺ to Madina, Abu…
Seerah 65 The Treaty Of Hudaybiyya Part 3
Dec 9, 2013 • 80 min
Shaykh Yasir delves into the events that transpired after Uthman Ibn Affan RA was sent to negotiate with the Quraysh. As Uthman RA entered Mecca, he was met with stiff opposition. But with the assistance of his cousin, Abaan ibn Saeed ibn Al Aas, he was…
Seerah 64 The Treaty Of Hudaybiyya Part 2
Dec 9, 2013 • 86 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi takes off from where he had left the previous lecture which discusses the strategies undertaken by the Muslims and the Quraysh during Hudaybiyyah. To counter the Muslims who were camped at Hudaybiyyah,the Quraysh launched a surprise…
Seerah 63 Between The Battle Of Khandaq And Hudaybiyya P1
Dec 9, 2013 • 75 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi now begins to discuss one of the most fundamental chapters in the history of Islam - the Treaty of Hudaybiyyah. This was a stepping stone of sorts to the conquest of Mecca which is also called ‘a clear victory’. During the 6th year of…
Seerah 62 Minor Expeditions Between Khandaq And Hudaybiyyah
Dec 9, 2013 • 75 min
Shaykh Yasir now expands our knowledge by delving into the incidents that transpired between Khandaq and Hudaybiyyah. Our Prophet ﷺ sent 14 Sareeahs and participated in two Ghazwas in between Khandak and Hudaybiyyah. The first incident to be discussed is…
The Massacre of Karbala: A Historical Analysis
Nov 15, 2013 • 109 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi analyzes and comprehensively elucidates on the events that led up to the martyrdom of Husayn RA and other relevant details. The lecture commences with the status of Ahlul Bayt for the Sunni Muslims which is proclaimed with genuine…
Understanding Calamities And Tragedies
Oct 8, 2013 • 21 min
Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi divulges details on the reason behind calamities and tragedies in our lives and what is Allah showing us through them? Wisdom of calamities and musibah in our lives: The Rabb is All Powerful and we are his abd. To understand that…
Tafseer Surah Al Kahf Part 21 Recap Main Points And Lessons Of Surah
Oct 8, 2013 • 15 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi summarises the main lessons of Surah Al Kahf. Some of the benefits and themes of this magnificent Surah are as follows: Points related to the revelation of the Qur’an. Rewards and punishments of Allah. Role of the Prophet ﷺ. Life is…
Tafseer Surah Al Kahf Part 20 Paradise And Conclusion Of Surah
Oct 8, 2013 • 18 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi now discusses verses 105 to 110 which deal with the connection between Eman (faith) and A’mal (action) and also, the Conclusion of Surah Al Kahf. “Verily those who believe and do righteous deeds there is for them Gardens of Paradise for…
Tafseer Surah Al Kahf Part 19 Day Of Judgement And Greatest Losers
Oct 8, 2013 • 15 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses verses 99 to 105 that deals with the Day of Judgement, the Blowing of the horn,Seeing Jahannam (Hell), the verdict of those who never heard of Islam and those who will be at the greatest loss. “…and the Trumpet will be blown,…
Tafseer Surah Al Kahf Part 18 Yajuj Majuj
Oct 8, 2013 • 26 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses verses that relate to Ya’juj and Ma’juj, their story and the 10 major signs of the Day of Judgement. Who were Yajuj and Majuj? Yajuj and Majuj are mentioned in two surahs of the Qur’an - Surah Kahf and Surah Al-Anbiya. We…
Tafseer Surah Al Kahf Part 17 Story Of Dhul Qarnayn
Oct 8, 2013 • 23 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi divulges information from verses 83 too 98 that deal with essentially the story of Dhul Qarnayn. “And they ask you about Dhul Qarnayn. Say: ‘I will recite unto you a remembrance of him’.” The beginning of this verse shows that the story…
Tafseer Surah Al Kahf Part 16 Khidr Explains Incidents To Musa
Oct 8, 2013 • 20 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi deals with verses 80 to 82 that deal with the following topics: If one needs something to be blessed, one should ensure for it to be associated with Allah. Parents of the boy who was killed were righteous and their love for their child…
Tafseer Surah Al Kahf Part 15 Khidr Builds A Wall In Front Of Musa
Oct 8, 2013 • 14 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi divulges details on verses 77 to 79 that deal with the continuation on Musa and Khidr AS journey, the building of a wall by Khidr builds a wall, failure on the part of Musa to keep his part of the deal and an explanation by Khidr on why…
Tafseer Surah Al Kahf Part 14 Musa And Khidr
Oct 8, 2013 • 20 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi now moves on to discuss verses 65 to 76 that divulge details on the concept of giving Salam in various religions and the stories of Musa and Khidr AS- Khidr punching a hole on the boat and that of Khidr killing a boy. “Musa said to him…
Tafseer Surah Al Kahf Part 13 Intro To Musa Yusha And Khidr
Oct 8, 2013 • 18 min
In verses 60 to 64, Shaykh Yasir Qadhi explains to us the story of Musa, Yusha and Khidr AS. The story of Musa AS and Khidr is elaborately explained and we are left in awe at the sheer turn of events. This story deals with the Fitnah of knowledge and…
Tafseer Surah Al Kahf Part 12 Futility Of Shirk Argumentation
Oct 8, 2013 • 17 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses verses 52 to 59 where he touches base on the topics of futility of shirk and the threat of punishment for the Mushrikeen and also about man’s argumentative nature. The disbelievers used to apply the Qur’an, the Resurrection,…
Tafseer Surah Al Kahf Part 11 Criminals Book Of Deeds
Oct 8, 2013 • 19 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses verses 45 to 51 where he deals with topics pertaining to money and children and how they are only the adornments of this world and the topic of criminals being presented their book of deeds. Shaykh Yasir begins with verse 45…
Tafseer Surah Al Kahf Part 10 Man With Two Gardens Part 2
Oct 8, 2013 • 19 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses verses 38 to 44 that deal with topics such as what to say when feeling jealous or arrogant, the importance of providing constructive criticism, how frivolous the wealth in this dunya is and how it does not guarantee continuity…
Tafseer Surah Al Kahf Part 09 Man With Two Gardens Part 1
Oct 8, 2013 • 16 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi now discusses verses 32 to 38 that deal with the Fitnah of false and temporary Jannah, the story of the man with two gardens and being ungrateful and ascribing success in this Dunya to oneself. The story of the man with two gardens…
Tafseer Surah Al Kahf Part 08 Quran And Companions As Protection
Oct 8, 2013 • 22 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi elaborates on verses 25 to 31 that touch base upon the topics of free will in Islam, recitation of the Qur’an, keeping good company as protection and the ultimate warning of punishment and reward in Paradise. The sleep of the people of…
Tafseer Surah Al Kahf Part 07 Etiquettes Of Saying Inshaallah
Oct 8, 2013 • 16 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi moves on to discuss verses 22 to 24 which deal with topics such as prohibition against speaking without knowledge and avoidance of emotions when fighting for the truth. Also, we are acquainted with the etiquette of saying ‘in sha…
Tafseer Surah Al Kahf Part 06 Promise Of Allah And 7 Sleepers
Oct 8, 2013 • 18 min
In this lecture, Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses verses 19 to 22 of Surah Al Kahf that deal with the crux of the story of the people of the cave -What is the promise of Allah? What caused them to be discovered? The sleep of the people of the cave was so…
Tafseer Surah Al Kahf Part 05 Sleeping 300 Years In Cave
Oct 8, 2013 • 18 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves into immense detail on the topics of permissibility of fleeing his community due to inability to practice his religion and also about how the youth slept 300 years in the cave (Kahf) and were protected by Allah SWT which are…
Tafseer Surah Al Kahf Part 04 Intro To People Of The Cave
Oct 8, 2013 • 20 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi now delves into verses 9 to 13 which deals with the story of the people in the cave. This story reaffirms the basic fact that belief in Allah results in increase in guidance. The more blessed one is with the gift of Iman, the more ease…
Tafseer Surah Al Kahf Part 03 Speaking False Of Allah
Oct 8, 2013 • 16 min
This lecture sees Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discussing verses 4 to 8 which majorly mentions the purpose of the Qur’an and the Prophet ﷺ concern for mankind. It is binding upon us to negate false accusations about Allah and affirm what we must believe about…
Tafseer Surah Al Kahf Part 02 Theme Cause Of Revelation
Oct 8, 2013 • 17 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi now moves on to discuss the general theme or undertone of Surah Al Kahf and the cause for its revelation. The general message that Surah Al Kahf conveys is Allah’s guaranteed protection when we turn to him in times of difficulty,…
Tafseer Surah Al Kahf Part 01 Intro And Blessings Ramadan Series
Oct 8, 2013 • 13 min
Surah al-Kahf is from the earliest surahs revealed and it summarises the gist of Islam. The main theme of Surah Al Kahf is that Allah will protect u from all trials. There are four stories that form the crux of this Surah : The Story of the young men who…
Seerah – 61 The Tribe of Banu Quraytha
Aug 11, 2013 • 83 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi now moves on to discuss the fate of the Banu Quraydha who had betrayed the Muslims and sided with the Quraysh. When the Prophet ﷺ is on the verge of return to his house after a month of fatigue,he is greeted by Jibreel AS who commanded…
Seerah – 60 The Battle of Khandaq Ahzab P4
Aug 11, 2013 • 70 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi now culminates the battle of Ahzab in this final lecture on the same. Here, the main point of discussion is the skirmishes that were happening amidst the Quraysh and the Ghatafan and how it turned out to be their own undoing. The…
Seerah - 59 The Battle of Khandaq Ahzab P3
Aug 11, 2013 • 76 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi now continues from where he left off , that is, the backstabbing act of the flipping of the alliance of Banu Quraydha. When the Prophet ﷺ had confirmed information that the shift was indeed true, he split his contingency of the army and…
Seerah 58 The Battle of Khandaq Ahzab P2
Aug 11, 2013 • 55 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi continues on the topic of Battle of Khandaq and discusses the severe food shortage at the time of this battle when the sahabah would consume dried barley with oil and such bare minimums. Many miracles of the Prophet ﷺ are depicted…
Seerah 57 The Battle of Khandaq Ahzab P1
Aug 11, 2013 • 73 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi moves on to lay emphasis on the next major battle that was fought which is the battle of Khandaq or Battle of Ahzab that took place in the year 5H in Shawwal. What propelled the battle? It basically started off with an instigation of…
Seerah 56 The Slander of Aisha RA Part 2
Aug 11, 2013 • 85 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves deeper into the reason behind the slander of Aisha RA which was the need for revenge by the hypocrites after Allah had exposed them in Surah Munafiqun.Abdullah ibn Ubayy capitalised on the opportunity the minute he saw it and…
Seerah 55 Return From Al Muraysi And Slander of Aisha P1
Aug 11, 2013 • 73 min
This lecture by Shaykh Yasir Qadhi sees explanations being given about various topics that shall be cited below. We start with the testimony of Zaid ibn Arqam and how it was rejected and Surah Munafiqun was revealed and the story behind this revelation. A…
Seerah 54 Expedition of Al Muraysi And Banu Al Mustaliq
Aug 11, 2013 • 74 min
In this lecture, Shaykh Yasir commences with a brief discussion on Zaid Ibn Thabit and how he was instrumental in many important decisions from an Islamic point of view. Why was he chosen from the Sahabas to learn Hebrew? Listen intently to find out. A…
Seerah 53 Expulsion of Banu Nadheer
Aug 11, 2013 • 72 min
In this aforesaid lecture, Shaykh Yasir attempts to provide explicit details on the topic that is marked with controversy - the expulsion of Banu Nadheer which was in actuality, an event that led to the Battle of Ahzab as this tribe was chiefly if not…
Seerah 52 Background of The Wives of Prophet Muhammad
Aug 11, 2013 • 75 min
In this amazing video by Shaykh Yasir Qadhi, we delve into the absolute essential part of the Seerah of the Prophet ﷺ- a background on the wives of the Prophet ﷺ. A brief summary is seen below on each of the blessed wives : Sauda RA- The Prophet ﷺ married…
Seerah 51 Massacres of Al Raji & Bir Ma’una
Aug 11, 2013 • 70 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi now moves on to divulge details on the massacres of Al Raji and Bir Mauna which became the subject of immense grief to our beloved Prophet ﷺ. The names mentioned above are after the names of the two wells. When the tribe of Hudhayl…
Seerah 50 The Battle of Uhud Part 5
Aug 11, 2013 • 69 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi culminates the series on the Battle of Uhud commencing with a mention of Safiyyah RA and her witnessing the death of Hamza RA. The sight of the mutilated body of Hamza RA was so bad that the Prophet ﷺ cried a lot. It was clearly a…
Seerah 49 Muhammad injured Uhud Part 4
Aug 11, 2013 • 62 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi divulges details on the battle of Uhud as the series continues and numerous interesting facts come to the fore. The Prophet ﷺ was surrounded by 9 people that included Sa’d ibn Abi Waqqas and Talha ibn Ubaydullah . there were two…
Seerah 48 Martyrdom of Hamza Uhud Part 3
Aug 11, 2013 • 73 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves into further discussions on the battle of Uhud and analyses the after effects of the fleeing of Quraysh post the attack by the Muslims on them. The most prized possessions in any war are good weapons, good armour, animals, tents…
Seerah 47 The Battle of Uhud Part 2
Aug 11, 2013 • 74 min
This lecture by Shaykh Yasir Qadhi continues with the happenings of the Battle of Uhud and we gather more details on the same. He arrives on Uhud on the 14th of Shawwal, 3 H. They come via date palms field rather than a highway. Why does he do so? The…
Seerah 46 The Battle of Uhud Part 1
Aug 11, 2013 • 81 min
The lecture delves on the next big battle that took place after Badr - the Battle of Uhud. Shaykh Yasir attempts to elucidate vividly on the battle . The battle of Uhud was a war that was undertaken by the people of Mecca or the Quraysh to avenge Badr.…
Seerah 45 Summary of Meccan Period
Aug 11, 2013 • 80 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi summarises the events that occurred during the Meccan period in this video. He commences his talk by elucidating on the days of Jahiliyyah or Pre Islam and we understand the categories of people living in that time - ancient…
Seerah 44 Assassination of Ka’b Ibn Al Ashraf
Aug 11, 2013 • 62 min
In this lecture, Shaykh Yasir delves into the mini expeditions that took place between the period of Badr and Uhud. Shaykh Yasir commences his lecture with the expedition of Karkara tul Qudr which transpired seven days after the battle of Badr and the…
Seerah 43 Events Between Badr And Uhud
Aug 11, 2013 • 81 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi moves on to now discuss the events that transpired between the period of Badr and that of Uhud. The beginning is made with the elucidation of the most interesting assassination attempts made on our beloved Prophet ﷺ. Here two names come…
Seerah 42 The Battle of Badr 7
Aug 11, 2013 • 88 min
The incidents that transpired in Mecca post the Battle of Badr make up this video by Shaykh Yasir Qadhi. The soldiers who had returned back from Badr was Al Haysamaan al Kuzaee who informed the people of Quraysh of the death of their key members such as…
Seerah 41 The Battle of Badr 6
Aug 11, 2013 • 87 min
Shaykh Yasir narrates some more incidents pertaining to the Battle of Badr and post the battle , what were the after effects. 70 prisoners of the Battle of Badr were taken back.why did this happen and what was the wisdom behind this? Two prisoners were…
Seerah 40 The Battle of Badr 5
Aug 11, 2013 • 89 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi continues the series on the Battle of Badr and we are now acquainted in explicit detail about the Tafseer of the following verse from the Noble Qur’an: “And when Satan made their deeds seem fair to them and said, ‘None from among men…
Seerah 39 The Battle of Badr 4
Aug 11, 2013 • 85 min
The series by Shaykh Yasir Qadhi continues with discussions on the Battle of Badr which took place on a Friday, 17th Ramadan 2H. Many stories are revealed in this lecture about the different Sahaba and Qurayshis and what transpired with each one of them.…
Seerah 38 The Battle of Badr 3
Aug 11, 2013 • 97 min
As the lecture on the Battle of Badr continues, Shaykh Yasir now acquaints us in immense detail with the happenings of this battle. After having gotten consent from all the groups , Prophet ﷺ divided his army into three groups and each of these groups…
Seerah 37 The Battle of Badr 2
Aug 11, 2013 • 89 min
In this continuation of the series on the Battle of Badr, shaykh yasir continues from where he left and we know that Abu Sufyan detected the presence of the Prophet ﷺ and took a way closer to the Red Sea, also sending a crier to the people of Quraysh to…
Seerah 36 The Battle of Badr 1
Aug 11, 2013 • 85 min
This video begins the series of discussions by Shaykh Yasir Qadhi on the topic of the Battle of Badr. A particular incident being elucidated upon is the targeting of caravans and ample information is provided regarding the modus operandi that was decided…
Seerah 35 The Preparation For Badr
Aug 11, 2013 • 77 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi divulges details about a number of beneficial policies that were new and impossible to implement in Mecca * Economic policy - * All business must be done in this book * No taxes * Spiritual development - concerning Ramadan, Zakat and of…
Seerah 34 Change of The Qiblah And Abrogation in Quran
Aug 11, 2013 • 75 min
The next major incident mentioned is the change of Qiblah and it occurred around 15/16 months after immigration. This caused a mini crisis. Why? Initially the Prophet ﷺ was immensely optimistic about the Jews who lived in Madinah and was expecting their…
Seerah 33 The Treaty And Constitution of Madinah
Aug 11, 2013 • 85 min
The next major incident of the early Madani period is the treaty and constitution of Madinah. So what exactly is this treaty? The treaty is four issues. Clauses related to Muslims Clauses related to the Jews Clauses related to the pagans Clauses related…
Seerah 32 The People of As Suffa
Aug 11, 2013 • 71 min
This lecture by Shaykh Yasir Qadhi commences with a detailed discussion about the establishment of the Islamic calendar. Which year would be the first year, which month would take precedence over other months in being the first month and many more such…
Seerah 31 Building of The First Mosques in Islam
Aug 11, 2013 • 64 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi reveals how the first few days were for the Prophet ﷺ after his arrival in Madinah. We also get information regarding the first two Masjids he built and the benefits we can derive from them. Also, the details regarding the first ever…
Seerah 30 The Beginning of The Madani Era
Aug 11, 2013 • 79 min
This lecture by Shaykh Yasir Qadhi sheds light on the aspect of immigration to Madina and the technicalities of immigration. Was it an optional or a compulsory act? The story of a sahabi who converted after the Prophet ﷺ migrated to Madinah is that of…
Seerah 29 Introduction to The Madinan Phase
Aug 11, 2013 • 49 min
This video is mainly delving on the topic of the demographics of Madina and how did this city get populated and who were the tribes that occupied this blessed city. The two major tribes to occupy Madina were - Arabs and Jews. there were three Jewish…
Seerah 28 Lessons From The Hijrah Emigration
Aug 11, 2013 • 73 min
This talk by Shaykh Yasir Qadhi highlights the lessons we can learn, imbibe and inculcate from the hijrah or Emigration. We are acquainted with the story of Umm e Ma’bad and how her husband and she accepted Islam and what made them to do this. The Prophet…
Seerah 27 The Hijrah Emigration to Madinah
Aug 11, 2013 • 68 min
In this video by Shaykh yasir Qadhi, we get acquainted with the Hijrah - Emigration to Madinah and its various facets. The incident of Hijrah is difficult to chronologically assimilate and hence, we rely on authentic sources to make a chain of events as…
Seerah 26 The Early Emigration to Madinah
Aug 11, 2013 • 82 min
In this video, details are disclosed on the early steps towards migration to Madinah and how the Ansar were a force to reckon with. The Ansar were developing their Iman and strength in Allah. They were the ones who said, “For how long will we let the…
Seerah 25 The Covenant of Women And War Protection
Aug 11, 2013 • 60 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi divulges details on the treaty of Aqabah in this amazing video. 2 years before the Hijrah, 10 people from the Khazraj and 2 from the Aws came and met with the Prophet ﷺ and a formal conversion to Islam took place. Ubad ibn Samit was…
Seerah 24 Planting The Seeds For Yathrib
Aug 11, 2013 • 72 min
In this video, we see how Prophet Muhammad ﷺ began his initial steps towards planting the seeds of Yathrib. Shaykh Yasir Qadhi embarks on a tell all of the events that transpired and the culmination happened in Yathrib. The Prophet ﷺ had been abandoned by…
Seerah 23 Night Journey And Ascension to Heavens 3
Aug 11, 2013 • 73 min
In this final part on the series of Isra Wal Miraj, Shaykh Yasir Qadhi divulges details on what transpired with the Prophet ﷺ after his meeting with Allah and what were the scenes that he witnessed. The Prophet ﷺ narrates that after he received the…
Seerah 22 Night Journey And Ascension to Heavens 2
Aug 11, 2013 • 79 min
In this video regarding the night he went to Isra wal Mi’raj, Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves more into this miraculous journey and begins with attempting to put a chronological order for the narration of events as it happened. Who were the people he met as he…
Seerah 21 Night Journey And Ascension to Heavens 1
Aug 11, 2013 • 84 min
This video is the beginning in the 3 part video relating to the miraculous journey undertaken by our beloved Prophet ﷺ. After the year of sorrow and the trial of Ta’if , when our Prophet ﷺ was at his lowest emotionally, it was only natural the Prophet ﷺ…
Seerah 20 Incident of Taif
Aug 11, 2013 • 78 min
Why was Ta’if chosen to be the place for migration after it became almost impossible to live in Mecca after having been withdrawn of any protection from Abu Lahab? What happened in Ta’if when our Prophet ﷺ reached there along with Zayd Ibn Harithah RA?…
Seerah 19 Death of Khadija And Abu Talib
Aug 11, 2013 • 59 min
This video is elaborated by Shaykh Yasir Qadhi dealing with the 3 great calamities that happened post the boycott. Because of these three calamities, this whole year is called the ‘Year of Sorrow’. What do we know of Abu Talib’s death? There are many…
Seerah 18 Conversion of Omar And Hamza And Boycott
Aug 11, 2013 • 71 min
This video commences with Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delving on the fact that why did the Prophet ﷺ want the Muslims to remain in Abyssinia when he was in power, winning battles etc. Meanwhile, in Makkah, two major conversions took place after the second…
Seerah 17 The Second Migration to Abyssinia
Aug 11, 2013 • 82 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses the details of the second migration to Abyssinia and the events that transpired in the course of this happening. As discussed earlier, the Muslims returned from Abyssinia due to the rumour of the Satanic verses which proved to…
Seerah 16 The Incident of The Satanic Verses
Aug 11, 2013 • 66 min
This video entirely delves into the incident behind the Satanic Verses with reference to Surah Najm and Shaykh Yasir Qadhi explicitly clarifies every single version pertaining to these verses and what is the understanding behind these versions, which of…
Seerah 15 Torture to The Prophet and Abyssinia
Aug 11, 2013 • 73 min
In this video, Shaykh Yasir continues the difficulties that were arising in the quest for Islam and how our Prophet ﷺ sought to make adjustments but never once thought of abandoning our Deen. For the spread of Islam to the farthest extent possible, the…
Seerah 14 Torture and Persecution of the Weak
Aug 11, 2013 • 68 min
The series on the Seerah continues and Shaykh Yasir divulges numerous details on the torture and persecution of the weak. We are also acquainted with some famous names who set a praiseworthy example of bravery and dedication to the pursuit of Islam even…
Seerah 13 Opposition from The Quraysh
Aug 11, 2013 • 73 min
In this video, Shaykh Yasir delves on the various other ways in which the Quraysh sought to oppose the message of the Prophet ﷺ and his quest for the propagation of Islam. Chief among these was putting a ban on the recitation of the Qur’an and advocating…
Seerah 12 Declaration of Prophethood
Aug 11, 2013 • 77 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi picks the next topic in the Seerah to be that of the series of events that enable the declaration of Prophethood. The stages of dawah are five, each is a legitimate stage for any muslim community. What are they? We get suitable answers.…
Seerah 11 Story of Waraqah Ibn Nawfil and Revelation Continued
Aug 11, 2013 • 76 min
In this video, Shaykh Yasir Qadhi dissects the entire happenings that transpired amidst the Second Revelation to our beloved Prophet ﷺ. Numerous questions come to the fore and each question is explicitly elaborated upon with impeccable answers. For…
Seerah 10 Zayd Ibn Harithah And Beginning of Revelation
Aug 11, 2013 • 86 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi imparts ample knowledge about the story of the Ka’bah and the profound symbolisms in the series of events that transpired during its building. The story of the noble character of our Prophet ﷺ in the wake of the story behind Zayd Ibn…
Seerah 09 Marriage To Khadija and Rebuilding Kaaba
Aug 11, 2013 • 72 min
In this video by Shaykh Yasir Qadhi, he commences his talk about the story of the marriage of the Prophet ﷺ with Khadijah RA, the building of the Kaaba, and also how the Prophet ﷺ was protected as a young man before the prophethood was bestowed upon him.…
Seerah 08 The Early Manhood of Prophet Muhammed
Aug 11, 2013 • 72 min
In this video, Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves into uncovering the details pertaining to the early manhood of Prophet Muhammad ﷺ. The early life is almost undocumented but whatever could be found has been made possible. Our Prophet ﷺ was a shepherd at a very…
Seerah 07 The Early Childhood of Prophet Muhammed
Aug 11, 2013 • 72 min
In this video relating to the Prophet’s ﷺ early childhood, we are acquainted with a plethora of credible and authentic information by Shaykh Yasir Qadhi. The first topic for discussion comes at the custom of the elite of the Quraysh to give their child…
Seerah 06 The Birth of Prophet Muhammed and Why Arabia
Aug 11, 2013 • 69 min
This interesting video sees Shaykh Dr Yasir Qadhi reflect upon the birth of the Prophet ﷺ and why Allah chose Arabia to send the Prophet ﷺ. Moreover, he delves into how this happened in actuality and whose dua was answered in this context and what was…
Seerah 05 Genealogy & Year of The Elephant
Aug 11, 2013 • 77 min
In this video, Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi elucidates in immense detail the genealogy of the Prophet ﷺ, the incident of the discovery of Zamzam and the Year of the Elephant. As many as 20 generations can be traced back in the name of our Prophet Muhammad bin…
Seerah 04 Religious Status of the World before Islam
Aug 11, 2013 • 77 min
In this video by Shaykh Yasir Qadhi, we gather insight on the religious status of the world pre-Islam and before the advent of Prophet Muhammad ﷺ. The reason behind this need is that we will appreciate the Prophet ﷺ more if we see the pre-Islamic…
Seerah 03 Why Study The Seerah and Pre Islamic Arabia
Aug 11, 2013 • 69 min
In this lecture in the Seerah of the Prophet ﷺ, Shaykh Yasir Qadhi attempts to unravel the actual meaning of Seerah and what is its significance. We are also acquainted with the innumerable benefits of the Seerah or why we should study the Seerah.…
Seerah 02 Specialities of Prophet Muhammed Part 2
Aug 11, 2013 • 67 min
As the series continues, we join Shaykh Yasir Qadhi in his quest to divulge ample details on the physical appearance of the Prophet ﷺ which was an amalgamation of perfect mannerisms and images. We are acquainted with various statements made by the Sahabas…
Seerah 01 Specialities of Prophet Muhammed Part 1
Aug 11, 2013 • 45 min
As the Seerah of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ commences, we embark alongside Shaykh Yasir Qadhi to concentrate on the life and times of the greatest human being to have ever walked on the face of earth. Some of the broad characteristics of the Prophet ﷺ, the…
A Critical Analysis of Shirk Part 1 of 2
Aug 1, 2012 • 63 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi divulges information on the topic of Shirk and provides a critical analysis of Shirk in immense detail. The topics that are brought to the fore are basically related to the theoretical implications of Shirk and a vast canvass of…
A Critical Analysis of Shirk Part 2 of 2
Aug 1, 2012 • 122 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses the categorization of Shirk in a practical manner which is most apt to benefit us. The topics discussed here are - The Definition Of Shirk. The Dangers Of Shirk. Categories Of Shirk- Major and Minor Tawheed Preceded Shirk. The…
Dua [The Weapon of The Believer] Part 01 of 04
Aug 1, 2012 • 46 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi sheds light on the topic of Dua being the weapon of the believer. He has also compiled a book on the same topic which can be read for interesting insights. In this lecture, we are acquainted with the meaning of Dua, the types of Dua,…
Dua [The Weapon of The Believer] Part 02 of 04
Aug 1, 2012 • 101 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi now moves on to discuss at length about the preconditions of Dua, the etiquettes of Dua and the acts that are disliked during Dua. Some of the preconditions of Dua are as follows: The realisation that only Allah responds to the Dua we…
Dua [The Weapon of The Believer] Part 03 of 04
Aug 1, 2012 • 62 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi extrapolates for us the recommended timings of Dua, the factors that increase and decrease the chance of getting a Dua accepted. The recommended timings of Dua: Dua in the last third of the night. Dua when the Adhan is called. Dua…
Dua [The Weapon of The Believer] Part 04 of 04
Aug 1, 2012 • 58 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi talks about two topics - the wisdom behind a delayed response and the relationship of Dua with Qadr. Every Dua is responded to and as opposed to what we normally assume. Some wisdom behind a delayed response are as follows: Allah is the…
Fruits And Benefits of Iman
Aug 1, 2012 • 24 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi gives an amazing lecture on the tree of Iman that reaps numerous fruits and benefits. Important fruits and benefits of Iman: Entry into Paradise (Jannah) - Allah has explicitly conveyed to us the message that Jannah is only for Muslims…
Kitab AtTawheed Part 01 of 18
Aug 1, 2012 • 75 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves into a complete, precise and elaborate discussion on the famous book - Kitaab At Tawheed which was written by Muhammad Ibn Abdul Wahhab. The book is considered as the spearhead in the renovation of Islam devoid of Shirk and…
Kitab AtTawheed Part 02 of 18
Aug 1, 2012 • 90 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi begins the lecture with chapter of two of the book, Kitaab At Tawheed,on the topic of Tawheed with regards to the excellence and superiority of Tawheed in that if someone is able to perfect his Tawheed, then all his sins are forgiven.…
Kitab AtTawheed Part 03 of 18
Aug 1, 2012 • 90 min
The Call to testify that there is nothing deserving of Worship in truth except Allah makes up the beginning of this lecture of Shaykh Yasir Qadhi on the next chapter of the book - Kitab At Tawheed. Ibn Abbas RA narrated: When Allah’s Messenger ﷺ sent…
Kitab AtTawheed Part 04 of 18
Aug 1, 2012 • 89 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi moves on to discuss chapter 8 of the book that deals with Ruqa (incantation), Talismans and Amulets. Abdullah bin Ukaim narrated, “Whoever uses, attaches or wears a talisman to himself, will have that talisman put in charge of him.”…
Kitab AtTawheed Part 05 of 18
Aug 1, 2012 • 84 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi begins the discussion by divulging details on chapter 12 which is on the topic pertaining to vowing to other than Allah being an act of Shirk .Since it is approved that making a vow is an act of worship to Allah, then directing a vow to…
Kitab AtTawheed Part 06 of 18
Aug 1, 2012 • 96 min
Chapters 17, 18 and 19 are elaborated upon in this lecture of the book by Shaykh Yasir Qadhi. Chapter 17 deals with the topic of intercession. Here various topics are discussed such as the descriptions of rejected and affirmed intercession, the “Greatest…
Kitab AtTawheed Part 07 of 18
Aug 1, 2012 • 77 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi divulges explicit details of Chapters 20 to 23 which highlights the stance of the Shariah on the acts of showing veneration towards graves of Prophet, saints and other holy people. The Prophet ﷺ said: “May Allah curse the Jews and the…
Kitab AtTawheed Part 08 of 18
Aug 1, 2012 • 89 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi gives profound explanations on chapters 24 till 27 from the book - Kitaab At Tawheed. Chapter 24 deals with the topic of sorcery or As-Sihr. The topics on which light is shed are - explanation of the verse in Al-Baqarah (2:102),…
Kitab AtTawheed Part 09 of 18
Aug 1, 2012 • 76 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi moves on to discuss chapters 28 to 30 from the book - Kitaab At Tawheed. Chapter 28 deals with what is said regarding belief in omens (At- Tataiyur). The main points of consideration are - repudiation of contagion of disease, of any bad…
Kitab AtTawheed Part 10 of 18
Aug 1, 2012 • 25 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves into the explanations of chapters 31,32 and 33 of the book - Kitaab At Tawheed. Chapter 31 deals with the important topic of the love for Allah. Here numerous topics make the cut such the explanation of the verse in AI-Baqarah…
Kitab AtTawheed Part 11 of 18
Aug 1, 2012 • 78 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves deep into chapters 34,35,36 and 37 of the book - Kitaab At Tawheed. Chapter 34 deals with how feeling secure against the Plan of Allah contradicts Tawhid. Here we come across numerous facets related to this topic such as - the…
Kitab AtTawheed Part 12 of 18
Aug 1, 2012 • 69 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi provides an in depth analysis of chapters 38, 39, 40 and 41 of the book - Kitaab At Tawheed. Chapter 38 tells us that whoever obeys the Scholars and the Rulers, forbidding what Allah has made permissible and permitting what He has made…
Kitab AtTawheed Part 13 of 18
Aug 1, 2012 • 77 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi illustrates explicitly the meaning in the chapters 42, 43, 44, 45, 46 and 47 of the book - Kitaab At Tawheed. Chapter 42 deals with explanation of the verse - Allah the Almighty said: “Do not set up rivals (Al-Andad) unto Allah (in…
Kitab AtTawheed Part 14 of 18
Aug 1, 2012 • 17 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi makes us comprehend aptly about chapters 48 and 49 of the book Kitaab At Tawheed. Chapter 48 talks about those who make fun of anything where mention is made of Allah or the Qur’an or the Messenger ﷺ and they are the ones who have…
Kitab AtTawheed Part 15 of 18
Aug 1, 2012 • 71 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi explains the chapters 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56 and 57 of the book - Kitaab At Tawheed. Chapter 50 looks at the issue of every name which leads to the service of other than Allah being prohibited. It implies that any name which implies…
Kitab AtTawheed Part 16 of 18
Aug 1, 2012 • 47 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi acquaints us with chapters 58 to 60 that deals with the prohibition of cursing natural occurrences like wind, temperature and more as this would indicate direct cursing of Allah, Nauzubillah. Abu’l Mundhir Ubayy ibn Ka’b said, “The…
Kitab AtTawheed Part 17 of 18
Aug 1, 2012 • 56 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi provides great details on the chapters 61 and 62 of the book - Kitaab At Tawheed. Chapter 61 deals with what punishment is in store for the picture-makers. there is intense condemnation of those who make pictures because it constitutes…
Kitab AtTawheed Part 18 of 18
Aug 1, 2012 • 83 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses chapters 63 till 67 of the book - Kitaab At Tawheed in this final part of the series. Chapter 63 deals with the topic of the Protection of Allah’s Covenant and the Protection of His Prophet’s ﷺ covenant and what is the…
Love For The Prophet (SAW)
Aug 1, 2012 • 44 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves into the most important topic related to the need for the cultivation of ultimate love for the Messenger of Allah and our Noble Prophet (SAW). It was narrated that Abd-Allah ibn Hisham said, “We were with the Prophet ﷺ when he…
Tafsir of Surah Yusuf Part 1 of 7
Aug 1, 2012 • 76 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi takes on the topic of the Tafseer of the Surah Yusuf. Surah Yusuf is the 12th chapter of the Quran and has 111 verses. Some of the verses are mentioned below and the Tafsir is mesmerising demanding an intent listen. Surah Yusuf was…
Tafsir of Surah Yusuf Part 2 of 7
Aug 1, 2012 • 62 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi continues his Tafseer of the Surah Yusuf from verses 16 to 22. Then they came to their father in the early part of the night, weeping. [12:16] They stained his shirt with false blood. He said: “Nay, but your minds have made up a tale…
Tafsir of Surah Yusuf Part 3 of 7
Aug 1, 2012 • 43 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi continues his discussion on the next verses of Surah Yusuf beginning from verse 23 to 35: When she heard of their malicious talk, she sent for them and prepared a banquet for them: she gave each of them a knife: and she said (to Yusuf),…
Tafsir of Surah Yusuf Part 4 of 7
Aug 1, 2012 • 92 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi continues the Tafseer of Surah Yusuf from verses 35 to 53: He said: “Before any food comes (in due course) to feed either of you, I will surely reveal to you the truth and meaning of this ere it befall you: that is part of the (duty)…
Tafsir of Surah Yusuf Part 5 of 7
Aug 1, 2012 • 83 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi continues the Tafseer of Surah Yusuf from verses 53 to 74: And when he had furnished them forth with provisions (suitable) for them, he said: “Bring unto me a brother ye have, of the same father as yourselves, (but a different mother):…
Tafsir of Surah Yusuf Part 6 of 7
Aug 1, 2012 • 90 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi takes on the topic of the Tafseer of the Surah Yusuf. Some of the verses are mentioned below and the Tafsir is mesmerising. And the king said: “Bring him to me! I appointed him exclusively for myself.” So when he had spoken with him, he…
Tafsir of Surah Yusuf Part 7 of 7
Aug 1, 2012 • 105 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi completes the tafsir of the Surah Yusuf in this final part and it is indeed mesmerising to hear it. And he raised his parents high on the throne (of dignity), and they fell down in prostration, (all) before him. He said: “O my father!…
The Battle of Uhud
Aug 1, 2012 • 93 min
The lecture delves on one of the biggest battle that took place after Badr - the Battle of Uhud. Shaykh Yasir attempts to elucidate vividly on the battle. The battle of Uhud was a war that was undertaken by the people of Mecca or the Quraysh to avenge…
The Importance of Akhlaq
Aug 1, 2012 • 52 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delivers a beautiful lecture on one of the most persistent topics in Islam that needs to be given prime importance and that is the topic of Husnu Akhlaq or good manners. What do u mean by Akhlaq? There are three categories in this…
The Man of Two Gardens
Aug 1, 2012 • 81 min
Shaykh Dr Yasir Qadhi discusses the story of the man with the two gardens which is mentioned in Surah Kahf. Through this story, Allah gives us the parable of this world with the Akhirah. The story gives us the lesson that the ultimate world is the…
The Piece of The Puzzle
Aug 1, 2012 • 54 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi implores upon us through this lecture to stand strong in the times of fitnah and with the help of Sabr, to glide through the difficult times and do not lose Iman. We are reasserted with the fact to be firm on the straight path and to…
The Story of The Ifk Part 01 of 02
Aug 1, 2012 • 60 min
The topic of the shameful slander of Aisha RA is up for discussion by Shaykh Yasir Qadhi in this interesting lecture. The story of the Ifk or slander is explicitly cited in a hadith from Al Bukhari that is elaborately long and is referenced in first…
The Story of The Ifk Part 02 of 02
Aug 1, 2012 • 60 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves deeper into the reason behind the slander of Aisha RA which was the need for revenge by the hypocrites after Allah had exposed them in Surah Munafiqun. Abdullah ibn Ubayy capitalised on the opportunity the minute he saw it and…
The Treaty of Hudaibiyyah
Aug 1, 2012 • 69 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi elaborates in immense detail the Treaty of Hudaybiyyah which is a monumental and historic event in the life of our beloved Prophet ﷺ and what we can extrapolate, inculcate and imbibe in our daily existence from the happenings of this…
Usool AlHadith Part 01 of 03
Aug 1, 2012 • 62 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves into the topic of the Sunnah and the Hadith and we are acquainted with numerous aspects related to it such as the legal status of the Sunnah, importance of the Sunnah, the proofs that depict Sunnah as the source of law and so on…
Usool AlHadith Part 02 of 03
Aug 1, 2012 • 58 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi explains and touches base on the topic of Usool Al Hadith in the second part of the three part series. The process of consolidation of the Sunnah of the Prophet ﷺ was established during the Prophet’s ﷺ lifetime. The concept of…
Usool AlHadith Part 03 of 03
Aug 1, 2012 • 56 min
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses the Usul Ul Hadith in this final part of the series. Conditions of Hadith: It must have a continuous Isnad. Isnad decides the authenticity of any Hadith. Adalah - honesty and integrity The person must have precise and accurate…