Lectures on Tafsir

Omar Suleiman – Guidance from Surah Yusuf

Imam Omar Suleiman explains why Surah Yusuf is important for us to read whenever we are sad and learn the lessons from it.

Nouman Ali Khan – Understanding Our History

When the Quran discusses the Bani Israel it does not refer to them as “them” but as “you”. Why is this? Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan explains this.

Nouman Ali Khan – Prophet Sulaiman’s Prayer

You have to recognize what your strengths are. Once you recognize your strength, ask Allah to give you more of it so that you can focus it towards the service of Allah’s Deen.

Nouman Ali Khan – How We Lose Our Iman

Nouman Ali Khan explains an ayah from Surah Hadid which discusses the Day of Judgement. In the ayah Allah compares believers to hypocrites.

Nouman Ali Khan – The Quran, A Miracle and Guidance

What does it mean to have a relationship with the Quran and what is the seriousness of this matter? Nouman Ali Khan explains in this lecture.

Nouman Ali Khan – San Bernardino & Paris Attacks (How to Respond)

The Quran is very serious and absolute in its declaration that innocent people and civilians, of any kind, should never be harmed. As a matter of fact, wrongfully killing a human being is tantamount to killing all of humanity and that is the greatest crime one can commit against another. It’s one thing for Muslims to condemn it. But it’s much more serious when Allah condemns it.

Nouman Ali Khan – Trust and Justice

In this khutbah, Ustadh Nouman explains the ayat in Surah Nisa, 58 to 59, which discusses honoring the trust that are due to others and being just and fair when judging.

Nouman Ali Khan – We Ask Allah: Tafsir of the last two verses of Surah al-Baqarah

In this lecture, Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan explains the last two verses of Surah al-Baqarah and it’s importance.

Ismail ibn Musa Menk – Indeed You Shall Be Asked

Mufti Menk describes what we should be doing to prepare for the Day of Judgement where Allah will be asking us about our lives and how we lived it.

Nouman Ali Khan – It’s a Girl!

Khutbah given on May 8th 2015 by Nouman Ali Khan about the bushra, the good news, of having a baby girl.

Nouman Ali Khan – A New Tomorrow

In this khutbah ustadh Nouman discusses the ayah in the Quran that translates to “Don’t you dare say I am definitely going do this tomorrow about anything.” He explains the proper use of the phrase “insha Allah” (God willgin). He also briefly mentions the status of those who tragically passed away in the Hajj accident of 2015.

Nouman Ali Khan – Be Like The Bee!

Ustadh Nouman explains why Allah (swt) compares the human being to the bee.

Nouman Ali Khan – God is the Light of the Heavens and the Earth: The Verse of Light

For more than sixty years, the Moroccan scholar Si Fudul al-Huwari of the Qarawiyyin gave commentaries on his favorite topic: the Verse of Light. Those who knew him said he never gave the same talk twice. This verse, often a favorite of Qur’an reciters, has been the subject of countless commentaries with innumerable scholars finding limitless meanings. Even though the metaphor can be understood by anyone, the verse does not surrender an obvious meaning. This talk will examine some of the ways that scholars have understood this verse and how we can benefit from its meanings in our own lives.

Nouman Ali Khan – Beautifying Both Homes

In this khutbah, Ustadh Nouman explains a few ayat from Surah Hud about the nation of Thamud. They were very advanced in their technology but they did not thank Allah for it.

Nouman Ali Khan – Lessons From Surah Ar Rahman

Nouman Ali Khan discusses ways we communicate by drawing lessons from Surah Rahman.

Nouman Ali Khan – Lessons from Surah Jinn

Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan discusses passages from Surah Nouh and Surah Jummah. People of Nouh (as) didn’t believe even after 950 years of dawah. Compare this as compared to Jinns who were merely passing by when they heard the words of the Qur’an that they became Muslim just by hearing a few ayaat.

Nouman Ali Khan – Story of the People of the Cave (Surah Al-Kahf)

In this Khutbah, Nouman Ali Khan explains Surah al Kahf.

Nouman Ali Khan – Recent Tragedies in Boston and Abroad: A Quranic Perspective

Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan sheds light on the recent tragedies in Boston and others with a message from the Quran relating to these type of events.

Nouman Ali Khan – Opposite Sex Interactions

A great lesson from the Qur’an about how men and women are supposed to interact in public and the workplace.

Wisam Sharieff – “Remember Me…”

Hafidh Wisam Sharieff reminds us from the Qur’an about the importance of remembering and thanking Allah. This was at the MSA East Zone conference 2012.

Ismail ibn Musa Menk – Tafsir of Surah al-Ankabut (Surah 29)

Mufti Ismail ibn Musa Menk explains the meaning behind the 29th surah of the Qur’an, Surah al-Ankabut in Harare, Zimbabwe.

Faraz Rabbani – What is the Straight Path of Islam? “Guide us to the Straight Path” Explained

What is the Straight Path we ask for in Surat al-Fatiha when we say: “Guide us to the Straight Path.” [Qur’an, 1.6] Why do believers–people of guidance–ask Allah for guidance?

In this insightful khutba, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani of SeekersHub Toronto (http://www.SeekersHub.org/) explains what guidance is; that the straight path is the direct way to the desired goal; what the believer seeks in life–Allah’s closeness and pleasure, and eternal success; the relationship between the straight path and the good of this life and the next… and more.

Shaykh Faraz emphasizes that this seeking of the straight path relates to seeking Allah–and making the right choice–in every life circumstance.

This Friday sermon was delivered at the Brampton Islamic Centre.

Nouman Ali Khan – Gems from Taraweeh: Surah Ar Room

Shaykh Nouman Ali Khan discusses the historical context of Surah ar Room and the miracles of Allah within it.

Omar Suleiman – The Night of your Life: Tafseer of Surah Al Qadr

Learn about Layla-tul-Qadr (The Night of Power) and learn what to do to get the reward of it.

Nouman Ali Khan – Tafsir of Surah al-Furqan: Being Peaceful & Grateful

In this Khutbah Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan discusses a few ayat from Surah al Furqan.

Nouman Ali Khan – Leniency in Leadership

In this lecture, Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan discusses several ayat of Surah al-Imran about the Battle of Uhud.

Nouman Ali Khan – Our Relationship with the Quran

Lecture given on May 18, 2012 in San Antonio,TX. Lecture begins with insights from Surah Kahf, relating the downfall of a previous nation and comparing it to the mistakes Muslims make today. Continues and concludes with re-establishing our relationship with the Quran, realizing it is a conversation between Allah and us, and practical tips to strengthen that connection.

Nouman Ali Khan – Guidance: From Darkness to Light

Nouman Ali Khan reflects on Surah Ibrahim in this khutbah discussing how Allah guides from darkness to light.

Abdur-Rahman ibn Yusuf – Be, and it is: The Power of Allah

This lecture was delivered as part of an international fund-raising webinar and discusses the power and qudra of Almighty Allah.

Hasan Ali – The Beginning of the End

Shaykh Hasan Ali recites parts of the Qur’an where Allah discusses life after death.

Nouman Ali Khan – The Man of Two Gardens

In this khutbah, Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan explains the two gardens of paradise that a man will get from the Quran.

Nouman Ali Khan – We Have Been Chosen

In this lecture Nouman Ali Khan discusses the ayat at the ending of Surah al Hajj.

Nouman Ali Khan – Guidance: Lessons from Surah Taha

Check out this amazing tafseer lecture about Surah Taha, a surah which speaks about life, death, Moses, guidance, and much more!

Abdul Nasir Jangda – Guidance: Lessons from Surah Taha

Check out this amazing tafseer lecture about Surah Taha, a surah which speaks about life, death, Moses, guidance, and much more!

Nouman Ali Khan – Respect for Muhammad

Nouman Ali Khan gives some important reminders from Surah Al-Baqarah (v. 103-104).

Nouman Ali Khan – Refreshing Our Faith

In this lecture Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan explains Surah at-Taghabun (Surah 64) and how Allah addresses all types of believers refreshing their iman (faith).

AbdulBary Yahya – Analyzing Road to Victory in Light of Surat al Kahf

Seeds of Success: Analyzing Road to Victory in Light of Surat al Kahf by Sh. Abdul Bary Yahya at IIOC in Anaheim, California on Jan. 2, 2010.

Nouman Ali Khan – The Biggest Losers

Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan explains that Allah warns us in Surah al Kahf to not be among the biggest losers

Ismail ibn Musa Menk – Tafseer of Surah al-Fatiha

Mufti Ismail Ibn Musa Menk explaining briefly the meaning of the verses of surah al-Fatihah, and its Importance.

Nouman Ali Khan – Responsibilty of being ”Witness to humanity’

When the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) received the message from God, the Jews began to study him. They realized that everything he said was correct based on their teachings and understandings. Yet they still rejected him. Then when Allah revealed the differences, they exposed themselves of their mistakes. What are we doing today to show humanity the worthiness of Islam?

Nouman Ali Khan – Distractions

What does Allah say about being distracted? Find out in this khutbah by Nouman Ali Khan explaining what the Quran says about distraction.

Zia Sheikh – Tafseer of Surah Noor

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