We've curated inspirational talks about Islamic subjects. Our diverse collection has been gathered with a view to supporting family learning and for you to share with your friends. We loved putting the titles together and know you will enjoy watching them, leaving you spiritually refreshed and informed about Islam.

  • Female Archetypes in the Quran

    What is the significance of female speech in the sacred history the Qur’an relates?
    How does the speech of pious women compare to that of pious men?
    How should we—as readers, listeners, and reciters—understand and experience the expression of female emotion in the Qur’an?

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  • A Revolutionary Way to Learn Recitation of the Quran

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    A selection of Quran recitation related videos from

    Most studies of tajweed come with the importation of a long list of foreign terms and complicated jargon that students have to navigate through. Our unique curriculum was designed from scratch for native English speakers. Yo...

  • Is Islam Too Difficult?

    Have you ever felt it was difficult to follow Islamic practices?

    Learning about Islam is a necessary part of every Muslim’s faith journey, but sometimes, we come across rules and recommendations that may feel confusing or overwhelming. We might feel like our day-to-day experiences in the West cl...

  • How to Pray

    The complete prayer (salat) explained and presented by Dr Shadee Elmasry from Safina societ according to Maliki jurisprudence.

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  • How to Read a Book

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    Reading, we all take it for granted, but do we read properly, do we get the most out of this important activity that opens up the world past, present and future to us? Shaykh Hamza explains what it actually means to read a book and how to approach reading properly. Explore this topic with Zaytuna...

  • Capturing the Spirit of Ramadan

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  • Ramadan Ruminations

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    A special series of reflections on the theme of taqwa (God-consciousness) from the foundations of the Qur'an with Zaytuna College president, Shaykh Hamza Yusuf. Make Zaytuna College part of your charitable giving,

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  • Growing up in Makkah

    Before Islam, the Quraysh knew the Ka’bah was special, but they misused the holy site in pursuit of idolatry. As a result, the Prophet ﷺ avoided the Ka’bah in his early years, wishing to stay away from shirk and obscenity. But that would change once he received revelation. As he learned about wh...

  • Introduction and the Merit of Fasting

    This is the opening session of a Weekend Retreat, a study of Book 6 of Imam al-Ghazali’s Ihya’ ‘Ulum al-Din (Revival of the Religious Sciences).

    Allah the Exalted says, O believers! Fasting is prescribed for you—as it was for those before you1—so perhaps you will become mindful ˹of Allah˺. [Qura...

  • 30 Lights for 30 Nights with Imam Zaid Shakir

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  • Ramadan Reflections | Imam Suhaib Webb

    Ramadān Reflections are a series of moments that occurred in the life of Imam Suhaib Webb. He revisits and reflections on these moments to derive lessons and ideas from the past to improve for the future.

  • Tafsir of Surat al-Kahf

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    In this 20 part series Sh Faraz Khan covers the tafsir of Surah al-Kahf.

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  • The Quran Translation

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    Tranlsated by M. A . S. Abdel Haleem
    Presented by Safina Society

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  • Food for Thought: Healthy Habits to Enhance Your Ramadan Experience

    Imam Dawood Yasin is the Director of Student Life and Center for Ethical Living and Learning at Zaytuna College.

    In this video he talks about food and nutrion during Ramadan and how extra must be made to ensure that food is both halal and tayyeb and be aware of where our food is coming from.

  • Finding Allah Through Fasting

    In this video, Dr. Umar Faruq Abd-Allah reminds us of the ultimate purpose of fasting Ramadan: to find Allah Most High.

    He highlights the many means to attaining consciousness of God in the month of Ramadan, including leaving sin, vice, and everything that busies away from Allah. Amongst these,...

  • Islamic Meditation

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    Shaykh Muhammad Adeyinka Mendes introduces us to Meditation in the Islamic Tradition.
    This class was taught at the Al-Maqasid Summer Retreat. Learn more about Al-Maqasid at

    Video courtesy of Al Maqasid Institute