Nouman Ali Khan

Nouman Ali Khan Podcast

Nouman Ali Khan is the founder and CEO of Bayyinah and serves as a lead instructor for several programs including Dream, traveling seminars and Bayyinah TV. His serious Arabic training began in the U.S. in 1999 under Dr. Abdus-Samie, founder and former principal of Quran College in Faisalabad, Pakistan. Nouman served as a professor of Arabic at Nassau Community College until 2006 when he decided to take Bayyinah on as a full-time project. Since then he has taught more than 10,000 students through traveling seminars and programs. He currently resides in Dallas, Texas and is focusing on teaching his students, developing Arabic curricula and filming material for Bayyinah TV.





























Joseph in the Qur'an and the Bible
The first episode in what will be a series of discussions pertaining to Ayahs 1-18 of the Qur’an’s Surah 12 and their corresponding section from the story of Joseph starting from Chapter 37 of Genesis in the Old Testament....








Toxic Love
Original Audio Episode Link - Nouman Ali Khan – Toxic Love...

Who Dares
Ustadz  Nouman Ali Khan’s ‘Who Dares’ has as its premise verse 32 of  Surah Al-Aaraaf i.e. Quran – 7: 32 Say, “Who has forbidden the adornment of Allah which He has produced for His servants and the good [lawful] things of provision?” Say, “They are for those who believe during the worldly life [but] exclusively ... Read more...











The Heart of a Leader
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan divulges details on some Sunnahs that are easy to practice and are the small Sunnahs. But some are difficult to follow and one such Sunnah is talked about in Surah Ale Imran that has Ayahs that depicted the situation after the Battle of Uhud. In the face of an anticipated and ... Read more...

Islam vs Culture
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan talks about how Allah made us into different kinds of people and diverse tribes so that we can recognize each other and learn about other cultures and societal norms. This would help better our practices and imbibe goodness from different people and cultures. Allah has designed it all in this manner. ... Read more...


Buried Alive
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan communicates to us some of the sensitive lessons in the Qur’an. He begins by divulging details about the Day of Judgement. It makes for a very engaging listen. Also described at length is the sickness of Arab minds regarding women and their perceived weakness of women. Allah speaks about their fate ... Read more...

Muslims Under Pressure
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan sheds ample light on the positive attributes of Prophet Muhammad ﷺ even in the face of immense pressure and adversities. Muslims will always continue to be in pressure at any age and what we believe is going to be offensive to other people from other religions and other walks of life. ... Read more...


She Debated The Prophet saw
In this khutbah our learned Sheikh touches on the four verses from Surah Mujadilah that Allah sent down in answer to a woman’s lament to the Prophet SAW.  Rather than Allah reprimanding the woman for debating with His Messenger Allah actually gives space to someone who is hurting.  Allah scolds not the woman but the ... Read more...

What’s a Qareen
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan divulges details when after the Day of Judgement when some are in Hell and others are in Heaven. From the perspective of a Heaven dweller, an insight is drawn asking about each other and it makes for an engaging listen. One of the Heaven dwellers remembers a friend from his life ... Read more...


Fight the Qaroon Inside - Part 3
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan gives a final lecture on taking lessons from the story of Haroon AS who is the brother of Musa AS. Doing Israf, spending luxuriously and showing off are acts that are detested beyond measure in Islam as it sets a false standard for people to follow who may not be well ... Read more...

Fight The Qaroon Inside - Part 2
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan continues his lecture on the topic of fighting the Qaroon within us and provides us with reminders and reflections on the topic of Qaroon. One should not be overjoyed in one’s lifetime. Whatever Allah has given you in this life should be used to build up your next life. What benefits ... Read more...

Fight the Qaroon Inside
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan divulges some details on a person who was from the nation of Musa AS by the name Qaroon. He was the cousin or distant relative of Musa AS. He was the slave of the Israelites but sort of a spy for the government of the time. He was immensely rich due ... Read more...


Please don't fight your spouse after this khutbah
Nouman Ali Khan delves into the topic of disputes between spouses which is sort of the norm these days. Allah gave guidance to mankind and is unbiased in His approach. In this Ayah below, Allah has illustrated the responsibilities of men and women alike without any bias.  “Men are in charge of women by [right ... Read more...

Cain and Abel
Nouman Ali Khan provides an elaborate explanation on the topic of Cain and Abel. Surah Al Ma’idah is the 5th Surah of the Qur’an and is one of the last Surahs to be revealed in the lifetime of Prophet Muhammad ﷺ. This Surah shows us how the behavior of the Muslims should be with Christian ... Read more...


We Celebrate Our Father
Nouman Ali Khan discusses the two great celebrations since the time of our Prophet ﷺ, especially Eid Ul Adha traces back to our father – Ibrahim AS. One of the names of our religion is called the Religion of Ibrahim. We have an added admiration, love and connection to Ibrahim AS. The more we know ... Read more...

Dua for the Ummah
Nouman Ali Khan delves into an explicit explanation for the Dua for the Ummah. Abu Hurairah RA that the Messenger of Allah ﷺ said: “Verily Allah the Exalted is pure. He does not accept but that which is pure. Allah commands the believers with what He commanded the Messengers. Allah the Almighty has said: “O ... Read more...

Allah Decides Halal and Haram
Nouman Ali Khan provides an elaborate lecture on Halal and Haram. Allah has put many things in this world for us to use and consume and yet we remain thankless and show ingratitude. Good things are Halal and impure and filthy things are made Haram for us. The Halal things are actually a preview of ... Read more...


A Life of Ease
Every difficulty we go through comes WITH ease. In fact the manner in which the language of the Quran phrases it the ease is a certainty. And Allah’s design is that with difficulty comes ease. But you cannot sit and wait for the ease. Take time during your busy day to turn on this khutbah ... Read more...

The Next Generation Pays The Price
Nouman Ali Khan delves into the meaning of the following Ayah from the Qur’an: “And hold firmly to the rope of Allah all together and do not become divided. And remember the favor of Allah upon you – when you were enemies and He brought your hearts together and you became, by His favor, brothers. ... Read more...

Do not go into excess
Nouman Ali Khan delves into the topic of the Musrifeen – the people who go into excess. The word Israaf means to go what is beyond necessary. Israaf brings a lot of negative consequences into one’s life. Allah does not love those who indulge in Israaf. The following Ayah from the Qur’an delves into the ... Read more...




Ramadan Gems 2019 - Night 19 - The Light of Revelation, Nur 'ala Nur
Nouman Ali Khan acquaints us with some of the important lessons with reference to Surah An Nur. “Allah is the light of the heavens and the earth; a likeness of His light is as a niche in which is a lamp, the lamp is in a glass, (and) the glass is as it were a ... Read more...

Ramadan Gems 2019 - Night 18 - Intercession of Nabi SAW on the Day of Judgement
Nouman Ali Khan delves into the topic of intercession of Nabi ﷺ on the Day of Judgement. Hellfire is described in the Qur’an – “And if [as much as] a whiff of the punishment of your Lord should touch them, they would surely say, “O woe to us! Indeed, we have been wrongdoers.”- Surah Al ... Read more...


Ramadan Gems 2019 - Night 17 - Allah is Al-Qawiyy
Nouman Ali Khan delves into Name of Allah – Al Qawiyy. It is referenced in Surah al-Hajj – 22:73 –  “O people, an example is presented, so listen to it. Indeed, those you invoke besides Allah will never create [as much as] a fly, even if they gathered together for that purpose. And if the ... Read more...

Ramadan Gems 2019 - Night 16 - Commentary on Muhammad SAW in Surah Al-Jumuah
“Whatever is in the heavens and whatever is on the earth is exalting Allah, the Sovereign, the Pure, the Exalted in Might, the Wise. It is He who has sent among the unlettered a Messenger from themselves reciting to them His verses and purifying them and teaching them the Book and wisdom – although they ... Read more...

Ramadan Gems 2019 - Night 15 - Allah is Ash-Shakoor
Nouman Ali Khan delivers an enlightening lecture on the Name of Allah – Ash Shakoor. Allah calls Himself Ash-Shakoor which means He is the Most-Appreciative, the Most Grateful, the Rewarder of Good Works. He is the One who gives abundantly in response to little and appreciates the smallest deeds with an unlimited appreciation. Allah says ... Read more...


Ramadan Gems 2019 - Night 14 - Prophet Muhammad Part 5
Allah instructs Prophet SAW to ‘lower his wing’ – to have care and heightened sensitivity for the believers. Nouman Ali Khan explains that if Rasul SAW was instructed to have care and sensitivity to the believers in his interactions and communication then what about us? We should take care in the way that we deal ... Read more...

Ramadan Gems 2019 - Night 13 - Al-Lateef, Al-Khabeer
Instilling love for Allah in our children. Allah is al-Lateef , The Gentle – The subtly kind. Allah is always present but we do not always notice. Allah is always doing something for us e.g providing us with the air that we breathe Allah is al-Khabeer, The All-aware, well experienced. Allah has direct knowledge of ... Read more...

Ramadan Gems 2019 - Night 12 - Surah at-Tawba
Surah at-Tawba In this episode of Sheikh Nouman, he talks about Surah At-Tawba, one of the last surahs of the Quran. This is the only surah that does not begin with Bismillah and this surah gives the impression of the harshness of Islam.  This Surah also appears as if it does not come with the ... Read more...


Ramadan Gems 2019 - Night 11 - Call upon Me I will respond to you
Nouman Ali Khan gives a beautiful lecture on the power of Dua and how it is the weapon of the believer. Dua is the means that one uses to achieve the desired goals that one has. And your Lord says, “Call upon Me; I will respond to you.” [Surah Al Hud, verse 60] When we ... Read more...

Ramadhan Gems 2019 - Night 10 - Prophet Muhammed Part 4
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan gives an interesting analysis in today’s session on the Prophet SAW and how his relationship is with us and the kind of love and care he has for his Ummah. Surah Ale Imran demonstrates the happenings of the Battle of Uhud. the main point of interest is centered around the neglect ... Read more...


Ramadan Gems 2019 - Night 9 - Astagfirullah
Nouman Ali Khan delivers a beautiful lecture on the essential topic of Istighfar. The lecture begins with a comparison between Adam AS and Iblees. Adam AS and Iblees violated the commandments of Allah. But what differentiates them is what transpires after the sin has been committed? What were the key points of differentiation between the ... Read more...

Ramadan Gems 2019 - Night 7 - Alhamdulillah
Nouman Ali Khan delves into the topic of reciting Alhamdulillah which is a way of remembering Allah. He 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 ... Read more...


The Legacy of Ibrahim AS
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan shares with us the legacy of Ibrahim AS to give us an overview of the importance of this matter and towards the end, he shares something from his experience too. The legacy of Ibrahim AS has been encompassed with many enormous feats that he has accomplished in his lifetime. And when ... Read more...


Ramadan Gems 2019 - Night 4 - Prophet Muhammed Part 2
In this concise Ramadhan talk our respected Sheikh talks about the Prophet s.a.w. In order to appreciate our beloved Prophet s.a.w. we need to go back a bit history to Prophet Ibrahim a.s. because the legacy of our Messenger is tied to the legacy of prophet Ibrahim a.s. One after the other he was given ... Read more...

Ramadan Gems 2019 - Night 3 - Bismillahir Rahmaanir Raheem
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan gives a comprehensive lecture on the Names of Allah – Ar Rahman and Ar Raheem. They are from the same root or etymology – Rahma. The Name of Allah, Ar-Rahman occurs 57 times and the Name of Allah – Ar-Raheem occurs 114 times in the Qur’an. Some differences between Ar-Rahman and ... Read more...

Ramadan Gems 2019 - Night 2 - The Name of Prophet Muhammed SAW
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan elaborates in this beautiful lecture about the name of Prophet Muhammad ﷺ. No creation of Allah thanks Allah more than Prophet Muhammad ﷺ. He was given a way to praise Allah like no one before. Muhammad means the one who is appreciated and thanked continuously. The name Muhammad is mentioned 5 ... Read more...


Ramadhan 2019 Gems - Night 1 - Explaining Bismillah
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delivers a mesmerizing lecture on Allah SWT and His Messenger ﷺ. Remembering Allah is the crux of our existence and Allah has told us to remember Allah the way He has guided us to do. Allah has described Himself in ways which is unimaginable to us given our limited knowledge and ... Read more...

A Loan To Allah
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan gives an interesting lecture when Allah asks a loan from us twice in the Qur’an which is impossible to comprehend. The basic understanding is that a loan is needed for someone in need, which is definitely not the case with Allah SWT. How do u give someone who has everything? Hence, ... Read more...

Sunrise & Sunset
Nouman Ali Khan reminds us about something which Allah has reminded us in different parts of the Qur’an. He begins with a detailed analysis and comprehension of the word – SubhanAllah. When is this blessed word uttered? Numerous examples are illustrated by which we decipher aptly its exact meaning. The concept of the worship of ... Read more...





Wanting Guidance For Our Loved Ones
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan dedicates this lecture to our loved ones and imploring us to seek guidance for them. We are not in control or in charge of anyone no matter how beloved they are to us. We feel we are responsible for them. Imagine then the responsibility of Prophet ﷺ towards his Ummah and ... Read more...


Basics We Forget Easily
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves and contemplates the meanings of the verses of Surah Al-Asr and what profound implications it has in our own lives. The Prophet ﷺ was most compassionate, loving, kind and caring. Yet, when he is advising people on the path of truth, he faced a lot of criticism simply because the ... Read more...

About Thought Process
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan ponders and reflects on some of the Ayahs from Surah Al Isra. These particular set of ayahs starts with knowledge and ends with extreme emotions. This is because these two opposite things are crucial to us.  This can be elucidated by saying that if one has a lot of knowledge but  ... Read more...

Must Be Magic
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan describes in this lecture a scenario what the Prophet ﷺ was facing in his life – Magic. When he was delivering the message of Islam in Mecca, he was tortured, humiliated, ridiculed and made miserable by the political bigwigs and super influential people of Mecca.  In Surah Al ‘Araaf, Allah says ... Read more...


Overwhelmed
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into the magnitude of different relationships in our daily lives in the light of Islam. When we have a relationship with Allah, we need to understand that our life doesn’t become any easier or struggle free and merry. That is a totally different dimension. Wen we believe in Allah, we ... Read more...

It’s No Big Deal or Is It
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan divulges numerous details relating to the slander of Aisha RA specifically referring to verses 15, 16 and 17 revealed with reference to Aisha RA. The end to these false rumors and the horrendous slander of Aisha RA came in the form of Allah’s intervention through verses and revelation to the Prophet ... Read more...

Guiding Our Thoughts Of Others
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into Ayats revealed on dignity and honor. There exist two kinds of people – evil people who say things directly and indirectly and the second is careless people who don’t care about the consequences of their vile talk. The thoughts are being criticized in these Ayats as opposed to the ... Read more...


Insights on Surah Al Isra
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan provides valuable insights into verses 83 to 85 of Surah Al Isra of the Noble Qur’an. “And when We bestow favor upon the disbeliever, he turns away and distances himself; and when evil touches him, he is ever despairing. Say, “Each works according to his manner, but your Lord is most ... Read more...

The Right Words
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan talks about and emphasizes on the meaning of the word – Qawlan Sadeedah [The Right Words]. The power of words is the quintessential power bestowed upon man and is a gift from Allah. When we speak, we communicate with Allah and hence, we should be vigilant on how we use them ... Read more...


Straight Talk
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delivers a Khutbah in which he attempts to introduce the meanings, teachings, and lessons that can be imbibed from verses 69 – 72 of Surah Al Ahzab. Interpersonal communication within the family, partners, and friends should be aimed at bettering relations and not as a means to cause humiliation.  Our Deen ... Read more...

Before Revelation
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delivers a great Khutbah regarding the character and then relates it to our relationship with the immediate family members and bringing them back on the path of Allah through our patience and Husne Akhlaq.  What is profound is that good character and morals is not obtained only from the revelation of ... Read more...


The Devil’s Final Ultimatum
Nouman Ali Khan delves into the final dialogue of Iblees. Shaytan is the ultimate enemy we have and is a relentless and pertinent one we have till the end of time. How is the devil going to come at us and pull us under his wing? Some of the origins of the word Shukr are ... Read more...

How The Devil Attacks From The Left
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan elaborates on how Satan attacks us from the left side. The basic idea that is postulated by the scholars is that right is associated with the good and left is for that which is bad which means it makes us lazy, delaying doing good things, etc. What keeps us connected to ... Read more...

How The Devil Attacks From The Right
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan elaborates explicitly on how the Devil attacks us from the right direction. The Shaytan attacks from the right by: Convincing you that you own your guidance. So you start to pity others, deviating away from your own guidance and focusing on theirs. Ultimately believing you are the source of guidance and ... Read more...


How The Devil Pulls Us back
How the devil pulls us back In his previous talk the venerated Sheikh talked about how the syaitan attacks us from the front. In this talk he tells us how the syaitan attacks us from the back. One of the easiest ways syaitan achieves this is by his whispers. We may think that it’s our ... Read more...

When The Devil Attacks Head On
Khutbah by Nouman Ali Khan Our beloved Sheikh in this khutbah talks about one of the attacks of Iblis stated in Surah 7. Iblis here swore he will absolutely come at us from in front of us and behind us. Which basically means he’s attacking head on- literally in front of us, the literal meaning ... Read more...

The Devil's Motive
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan makes us get goosebumps just by listening to his lecture on the Devil’s Motive. In this talk, we comprehend how Shaytaan is sitting to attack us! How ungrateful he is and wants us to be the same. We need to realize that we must always be grateful for the organs, food, ... Read more...


The Devils Obsession with Comparison
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delivers an amazing lecture that deals with the Devil’s obsession with comparison. Lessons from this lecture: Iblees said that he is better than Adam (AS) since he is made from fire and Adam (AS) from clay, which led to Shirk. As it is Allah who decides who is better than anyone ... Read more...

Story of Adam AS
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves in elaborate detail on Surah Araf verse 11. Iblees’s status was elevated more than the angels because of how much effort and work Iblis put in. Iblis and all the angels were commanded to bow down to the creation of Adam. However, Iblis objected and said – “What’s so awesome ... Read more...


Tough Love
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delivers a thought-provoking Khutbah on Prophet Ibrahim AS. He talks about his ability to stand on his commitment to stand for the truth even if an entire society was going against him and the fact that he was a young impressionable man. This lecture aims to reinforce the fact that even ... Read more...

The Test of Power
This khutbah is period appropriate wherein globally the wielding of power is shifting. Malaysia, Pakistan, indonesIn and soon in the US and UK too. But our beloved Sheikh brings this element of power back to us in this khutbah. The power to move from point A to point B, the power to hold a pen ... Read more...


His Plan
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan talks about Prophet Musa AS and his stature and who is the most talked-about Prophet in the entire Qur’an. Surah Al Kahf mentions 4 stories and the third one is about the story of Musa AS. This story is different from the rest of the happenings of his life where he ... Read more...

Fatherly Advice
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan provides an elaborate explanation of what happens when a person truly establishes prayer in his life. The prayer should be seen as a seed and without it, we will not attain the end which is much more profound. In Surah Al Luqman where the father is advising his son and is ... Read more...

Ramadan 2018 - Nightly Reminder - June 12
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan gives the final lecture in this series on Ramadan 2018 and highlights some of the benefits of these last two verses, according to the narrations from the Prophet ﷺ himself, and inspires us to take these verses as a companion in our daily life. ءَ“The Messenger bbelieves in what has been ... Read more...






I Can’t Feel Anything
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan implores us in this lecture to get closer to our religion in order to actually comprehend the beauty of Islam and abide by it to the fullest. When the heart cannot feel anything, it implies that it is getting deviated and we are losing ourselves and distancing ourselves from the religion ... Read more...




Holding a Grudge
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan highlights the passage from Surah Al Hijr which forms the heart of this Khutbah. “Do not place in our hearts any Ghil for those who believe.” What is Ghill? The Ustadh provides an elaborate and explicit explanation for the same in the context of the Arabic language and also in light ... Read more...


The path to repentance
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan implores us to tread on the path to repentance in order for us to savor the fruits of Jannah wholly. Who are we to judge the sinners and carry on labeling them all of our life? This is all the more true when they have repented to Allah. The truth of ... Read more...

Doing Justice Part 1
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan centers his lecture around the 135th Ayah of Surah Al Nisa that deals with the subject of justice. One of the fruits that grow from the perfection of Iman is justice. ‘O you who have believed, be persistently standing firm in justice, witnesses for Allah, even if it be against yourselves ... Read more...


Egypt's Pharaoh in the Quran
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan centers his lecture around what is the benefit of learning about Firaun given his tyrannical and powerful nature, although he is old and weak. We find that disbelievers are mentioned throughout the Qur’an but one among them who is the closest to Shaytan in terms of evil is Firaun. He is ... Read more...

Allah Chose You
The last ayah of surat al hajj elaborates the purpose for which you and I were chosen by Allah to be honored with Islam. Let’s explore together....

What to Ask Allah
This khutbah was recorded at the Bayyinah Foundation Musallah on April 6th 2018....


A Fresh Start
Why do we start doubting our religion and why are our youth misguided? Why is it absolutely necessary to start afresh? Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan explicitly delves into this topic to achieve immense clarity for all of us in these matters. Points of interest include: Accepting that Allah gives us guidance in the Qur’an.  Acknowledge ... Read more...


Tafsir Ayatul Kursi
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves an explicit explanation on the Tafsir of Ayatul Kursi. He also 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 ... Read more...

What Allah Sees In You
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan gives a beautiful lecture on what Allah sees or wants to see in us. The secret of our striving in this life is to find out what our Rabb wants from us at every moment and stage of our lives and then do it to the best of our ability. Similarly, ... Read more...

Khutbah 02-03-2018
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into the topic of how dignity is addressed in the Qur’an. How does Allah define dignity and what significance it has in our daily lives? When Allah has made us the recipient of dignity in this life, we also need to pass this on to other people so that we ... Read more...


Answering Interesting Questions
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan takes some time out to patiently answer some questions that warrant a suitable answer. Some of them are as below: I have become completely disillusioned from this world because of some events and from relationships and people. Please suggest something. My parents have been at a minimum psychologically abusive, verbally abusive, ... Read more...

The Weight Of Our Deeds
Khutbah In this life, the fact that the law is served doesn’t necessarily mean that justice is served. But the situation is completely different on Judgment Day, as Allah describes it using beautifully nuanced language in the first part of Surah Al-A’raf. On that day when we stand humbly before our maker, the scales reveal ... Read more...


Selective Islam
Khutbah. Referring to the Israelites in Surah Al-Baqarah, Allah stresses that like them, we are in real danger that our hearts will harden even though the Quran is in our hands and we recite it in prayer. In the same surah, Allah teaches us how to protect our hearts from this, first by maintaining a ... Read more...

Context And Meaning In The Quran
– Khutbah In ayah 36 of Surah Al-Isra Allah warns against obsessively following what we do not know fully. On the Day of Judgment, we will be held accountable for what we hear, see and become impassioned about. Hearing something constantly not only influences our perception of it, but also informs our emotions towards it. ... Read more...

Faith In Allah's Plan - Khutbah
This Khutbah was recorded on October 6th, 2017 at the Euless Campus The story of Prophet Musa (PBUH) and Al-Khidr in Surah Al-Kahf is a source of profound guidance for situations many of us find ourselves facing in our daily lives. It begins with Prophet Musa’s (PBUH) relentless commitment to learning despite the fact that ... Read more...


The Real Story of Dawoud PBUH - Khutbah
In this video, Ustadh Nouman revisits the story of Prophet Dawoud (AS) through his reading of a famous incident recounted in Surah Sad. He explains how our correct understanding of the life and character of Dawoud (AS) was tarnished by a false interpretation of this incident in the Hebrew scripture, and that a careful study ... Read more...

Light Up Your Heart - Khutbah
Often in the Quran Allah teaches us profound lessons through beautiful parables. In this khutbah, Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan digs deep into two such analogies in Surah An-Nur by contrasting light with darkness. He begins by explaining the many meanings of the word light (nur) when it is used in the Quran: light sometimes refers ... Read more...

How Gratitude Shapes Our Lives - Khutbah
This khutbah was given on 9/29/2017 in the Bayyinah musalla. After escaping the clutches of Pharaoh, Prophet Musa (PBUH) and his people found themselves in the middle of the desert with no food, shelter, or hope for survival. It was at this point that Allah chose to remind them about gratitude. What we learn from ... Read more...


A Divine Remedy - Khutbah
The Khutbah was recorded at the Euless Campus on Oct. 13, 2017 In Surah Al-Ma’arij, Allah uses a powerful word to describe the human psyche. Ustadh Nouman explains how the word “halu’a” ingeniously captures our knee jerk reaction to adversity; how we get angry, give up and slip into despair. On the flip side, when ... Read more...

Studying Surah Al Mulk - Part 6
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan gives us an overview and a bird’s eye view on Surah Al Mulk. This Surah is symmetrically perfect. How so? This Surah is divided into 6 parts with different connotations: Verses 1 – 4 – Primarily about Allah’s Power and Constancy. Verses 5 – 15 – About Heaven and Hell. Verses ... Read more...

Studying Surah Al Mulk - Part 5
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan is now heading towards the final part of the lecture relating to Surah Al Mulk. If the disbelievers are awaiting the change of fortunes for the Prophet ﷺ and his Companions, and suppose that this change does happen, then why should they themselves expect the same rest assured? They shall certainly ... Read more...


Studying Surah Al Mulk - Part 4
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delivers a valuable lecture pertaining to Surah Al Mulk.  This lecture encompasses two Ayats from this Surah. We are acquainted with the fact that whatever is suspended in the unfathomable skies is held by the Almighty who  is watching everything. If someone is deprived of His assistance and support, no one ... Read more...

Studying Surah Al Mulk - Part 3
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan continues his elaborate and explicit explanation on an exemplary Surah – Surah Al Mulk. We are acquainted with the fact that people who remain fearful of Allah in this world shall be rewarded and All their virtuous deeds are in the knowledge of Allah and He shall duly honor them. He ... Read more...

Studying Surah Al Mulk - Part 2
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan continues his talk on an elaborate explanation of the second part of Surah Al Mulk. We are made aware through the Surah that if this universe is carefully observed, not even a single minor flaw can be pointed out in it and repeated observations will only second this inference. The nearest ... Read more...


Studying Surah Al Mulk - Part 1
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into extracting the gist of Surah Al Mulk. This magnificent Surah is exemplary and is unique in the following manner: Its placement in the Qur’an – it is one of the last of the Makki Surahs. It is actually that Surah about which multiple narrations are being made by the ... Read more...

In The Eyes Of Allah
In this khutabah Ustadh Nouman recounts the story behind Surah ‘Abasa, a Mekki surah that was revealed as Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) was speaking to one of the elites of Quraish. On this rare occasion when one of the tribal leaders was actually listening to the Prophet, a blind distant relative of the Prophet rushed to ... Read more...

Honoring Honest Work
Jumuah Khutbah on June 7th, 2017 @ Bayyinah Institute The only thing that distinguishes one Muslim from another, as Nouman Ali Khan teaches us in this khutbah, is their level of fear of Allah. In Aya 11 of Surah Al-Hujuraat, Allah says that we must never make others feel inferior to us, whether because of ... Read more...


The Prize Of Submission To Allah
Jumuah Khubah: In today’s hyper consumerist societies, where effortless instant gratification is the norm, it is easy for those whose faith is weak to stray from the path of Allah. Those whose faith is literally “on the edge”, weighed down by unanswered questions and unresolved emotions, are ready to fall off when faced with life’s ... Read more...

Ramadan With The Quran - Day 24
Surah Az-Zalzalah In the final passage of Surah Az-Zalzalah, Allah describes the moment of resurrection and how our deeds will be weighed on the Day of Judgment. Ustadh Nouman explains to us that the word “yasdur” gives an entire spectrum of meaning that implies that our existence on this earth was no more than a ... Read more...

Ramadan With The Quran - Day 23
Surah Al-Bayyinah In this talk Ustadh Nouman focuses on the first two ayat of Surah Al-Bayyinah, which he says have been the subject of many different interpretations. Here, he delves into the meanings of two key words: “munfakkeen”, which denotes “getting separated”, and “al-bayyinah” (The Quran) which means “that which provides clear evidence.” In his ... Read more...


Surah Al-Qadr - Laylatul Qadr
Surah Al-Qadr is entirely dedicated to Laylatul Qadr, the most noble of nights during the month of Ramadan when the Quran was first revealed. In this video, Ustadh Nouman teaches us the nuances of the phrase “laylatul qadr” in Arabic, which combines the meanings of night of “decree”, “honor” and “power”. This is the night ... Read more...

Amazing Kabah Facts
Amazing Things You Need To Know About The Kabah In this lecture Nouman Ali Khan discusses some of the amazing things about the ka’aba. Like for example the history and why Allah changed the Qibla etc....

Ramadan With The Quran - Day 21
Surah Al-Alaq In his introductory comments to a more detailed interpretation of Surah Al-Alaq, Ustadh Nouman stresses the importance of understanding the context in which its ayat were revealed. Here Ustadh reads and explains the narration – verified in Sahih Al-Bukhari – which details Prophet Muhammad’s (PBUH) very first encounter with Jibreel (AS). He recounts ... Read more...


Ramadan With The Quran - Day 20
Surah At-Tin In this talk Ustadh Nouman focuses on Ayat 4-6 of Surah At-Tin. These ayat follow the opening oaths where Allah reminds us of Prophets Eissa, Musa and Muhammad (PBUH) and by association of the messages they carried. In this transition to the heart of the surah, Allah makes a strong statement about how ... Read more...

Ramadan With The Quran - Day 19
Surah Ash-Sharh In this talk Ustadh Nouman teaches us that Surah Ash-Sharh is one of only four surahs in the Quran that address Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) exclusively. Here Allah consoles His beloved messenger by reminding him that He has elevated his mention within the heavens. The consoling words of Allah in the central ayat of ... Read more...

Ramadan With The Quran - Day 18
Surah Ad-Duhaa Explaining the context of Surah Ad-Duhaa, Ustadh Nouman says that according to several narrations, the surah came down at a moment of sadness in Prophet Muhammad’s life when no Quran was revealed to him for a few days. When the Prophet starts doubting himself and getting anxious, Allah gave him a beautiful consolation, ... Read more...


Ramadan With The Quran - Day 17
Surah Al-Layl Following the opening three oaths that compare night and day to the attributes of men and women in Surah Al-Layl, Allah transitions to the central theme of the surah. Ustadh Nouman teaches us that here Allah is saying that our efforts in this world will go in many different directions, some right and ... Read more...

How Duaa Works
This Khutbah was recorded in Frisco on 04/21/2017. We have this common belief that when we make duaa, Allah will immediately solve our problem, otherwise He is not happy with us. In this khutbah, Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan teaches us that this can’t be further from the truth. A simple look at the trials of ... Read more...

Ramadan With The Quran - Day 16
Surah Ash-Shams In this talk, Ustadh Nouman offers deep insight into an oath Allah makes in ayat 7-8 of Surah Ash-Shams. Here Allah swears by the human nafs, the self, that He created in perfect proportions. Ustadh explains how it is this nafs that Allah inspired within every human being which distinguishes us from other ... Read more...


Ramadan With The Quran - Day 15
Surah Al-Balad Ustadh Nouman explains the heart of Surah Al-Balad. Here Allah asks a rhetorical question to the disbelievers of Quraish in Mecca who have shamelessly violated Allah’s sacred land and His messenger Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). Can you not see the truth, Allah asks, challenging them to come up with language to match the Quran. ... Read more...

Ramadan With The Quran - Day 14
Surah Al-Fajr – Part 2 The last four ayat of Surah Al-Fajr are arguably some of the most beautiful in the entire Quran. In this talk Ustadh Nouman explains the meaning of the “tranquil” spirit that Allah has honored and has asked to return to Him on the Day of Resurrection. This section is also ... Read more...

Ramadan With The Quran - Day 13
Surah Al-Fajr – Part 1 The opening oaths of Surah Al-Fajr have been the subject of over 30 different interpretations. In this video, Ustadh Nouman outlines some of them, but focuses primarily on the one he believes is the most compelling; that these ayat are a reference to the Hajj. Here, he says, Allah evokes ... Read more...


Improve Yourself
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan ponders on what Allah wants from us and what we should be doing in this life to earn rewards in the HereAfter. Allah is actually telling us to invest in ourselves not just in terms of the Akhirah which is obvious but even in terms of dunya. There are things we ... Read more...

Ramadan With The Quran - Day 12
Surah Al-Ghashiyah In this talk, Ustadh Nouman explains the heart of Surah Al-Ghashiyah where Allah urges disbelievers to contemplate the world around them with humility. It is as if Allah is telling us to take advantage of the journey we are still on in this world because only then can we be prepared for the ... Read more...

Ramadan With The Quran - Day 11
Surah Al-A’la – Part 2 In this talk, Ustadh Nouman explains Ayah 8 of Surah Al-A’la. Here Allah promises Prophet Muhammed (PBUH) to make things easy for him and give him the power to withstand the difficulties ahead. The beauty of this ayah stems from the context in which it was revealed in the early ... Read more...


Ramadan With The Quran - Day 10
Surah Al-A’la – Part 1 Ustadh Nouman delves into the core of what it means to do “tasbeeh”, to declare the perfection of Allah’s name. He explains how it is completely different from saying that Allah is perfect, stressing that it is inappropriate to make up your own names for Allah. There is a certain ... Read more...

Ramadan With The Quran - Day 9
In this talk, Ustadh Nouman explains the second half of Surah At-Tariq, where Allah takes an oath by the power of rain falling from the sky. Just as rain benefits the earth, revelation benefits humanity and brings dead hearts back to life. The Quran separates truth from falsehood and good from evil. In contrast with ... Read more...

Ramadan With The Quran - Day 8
Surah Al-Buruj In the final ayat of Surah Al-Buruj, an extremely forgiving and intensely loving Allah tells believers who were persecuted for His sake that their suffering has cleansed them of all their sins. In his interpretation, Ustadh Nouman makes a connection between Allah’s grand throne and the Quran, both of which are described as ... Read more...


The Sincere Struggle For Allah
This Khutbah was recorded in Irving on 03/24/2017. In this khutbah Nouman Ali Khan focuses on the last ayah of Surah Al-Hajj, where Allah asks us to struggle in a way that is worthy of Him. Even though this seems impossible, Allah makes it easier for us with a reminder that each one of us ... Read more...

Ramadan With The Quran - Day 7
Surah Al-Inshiqaq In the first five ayat of Surah Al-Inshiqaq Allah paints one of the most powerful pictures of nature in the entire Quran. Ustadh Nouman explains in depth the scene on the Day of Judgment when the sky tears open and the earth can no longer bear the burden of everything inside it. The ... Read more...

Ramadan The Month Of Hope
Jumuah Khutbah What is it that we celebrate in Ramadan? In this inspiring khutbah on the eve of the Holy Month, Ustadh Nouman takes us back to the story of Adam (AS) who was so dignified by Allah that He spoke to him directly. But even though Allah dismissed Adam from janna, He promised to ... Read more...


Ramadan With The Quran - Day 6
Surah Al-Mutaffifin In this talk Ustadh Nouman explains how the state of believers in janna is contrasted with the fate of those who spread injustice and deny Allah’s message. When they die, their good souls will join the most exalted angels, who will show them their good deeds, guaranteeing that they will enjoy Allah’s endless ... Read more...

Ramadan With The Quran - Day 5
Surah Al-Infitar When we stand before Allah on the Day of Reckoning, we will know what we had “sent ahead”: the good deeds we did in this life that will be waiting to vouch for us when we most need them. Every decision we take, explains Ustadh Nouman, is recorded with Allah, waiting for us ... Read more...

Ramadan With The Quran - Day 4
Surah At-Takwir On Judgment Day we are not only accountable for what we know we did in this life, but also for the consequences of each and every action, whether good or bad. Ustadh Nouman says that on that day it is the weight of those ramifications that will either send us to janna or ... Read more...


Ramadan With The Quran - Day 3
Surah ‘abasa Some people ask: Why do I need Islam? In his explanation of the concept of “istighnaa” (feeling self-sufficient and in no need of anything) Ustadh Nouman teaches that deep down inside us there is something that is hungry for spiritual fulfilment. The role of the spiritual is that it guides our emotional and ... Read more...

Ramadan With The Quran - Day 2
Surah An-Naziat Summing up his eye-opening interpretation of Surah An-Nazi’at, Ustadh Nouman offers this unique commentary on the perfectly symmetrical structure of the surah. He explains how its six distinct sections parallel each other both thematically and linguistically in a way that reinforces Allah’s indisputable authorship of the Quran. 2017-05-28...

Ramadan With The Quran - Day 1
Surah An-Naba Allah structured Surah An-Naba in perfect literary symmetry centered on Judgment Day. In this video Ustadh Nouman explains how those who sarcastically question the afterlife in the beginning of the surah, are left speechless on the Day they had denied throughout a life spent in forgetfulness and disobedience. 2017-05-27...


The Right Approach To Duaa
Jumuah Khutbah at the Bayyinah Institute on May 26, 2017. The power of duaa can’t be overstated. The profound supplication Musa (AS) made at one of the weakest moments of his life is an inspiring example of this, as Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan reminds us in this khutbah. After growing up in Pharaoh’s court, Musa ... Read more...

Treating Women In Islam
One of the most misunderstood ayat of the Quran is in Surah An-Nisaa. This is a classic example of how a passage, taken out of context leads to false claims against the word of Allah. In this khutbah, Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan stresses that we can’t read aya 34 without considering what came before and ... Read more...

Beware A Jealous Heart
In Surah An-Nisaa Nouman Ali Khan teaches us about how Allah warns against jealousy and envy. It is what drove iblis out of His grace and what led Cain to kill Abel. When this feeling rests in the heart, it affects all aspects of life and make it hard to be grateful for all of ... Read more...


Purify Your Faith
Khutbah By Nouman Ali Khan – Purify Your Faith Surah Al-Ankabout was revealed at the height of Muslim persecution in Mecca and, according to Nouman Ali Khan, mentally prepared Muslims for their immigration to Medina. Its opening aya is a profound lesson about what we often forget at times of distress. Allah reminds us that ... Read more...

Open The Doors To Marriage
A central theme in Surah An-Nur is marriage and the main criteria for choosing a spouse. Nouman Ali Khan stresses that it is imperative in this day and age for parents to realise that the world their children live in today is completely different from theirs when they were growing up. Young people must have ... Read more...

The Story Of Robert Davila
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan elaborates on the story of Robert Davila. Who was he? Why does he find a mention in this video? What lessons does the Ustadh want us to imbibe from this true story?  Do listen intently and comprehend the power of an earnest and sincere Dua....


Putting Life In Perspective
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves on an Ayah from the Qur’an in Surah Ash-Shura and what lessons one can imbibe and inculcate in themselves from it. in this life sometimes we make a plan on what we want to accomplish in a given period of time and we set goals for ourselves and we strive ... Read more...

Get Our Priorities Straight
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves on the pressing issue on the need for straightening our priorities so that bigger calamities and disasters can be averted in the light of the Deen. Our concerns should be –  How do we produce the Daa’ees (preachers) in this Ummah (community)? How do we educate ourselves and the Ummah ... Read more...

Following The Lizard
Nouman Ali Khan addresses the sheep-minded attitude of human beings, more specifically the (Muslims) and how the Muslims will follow the legacy of the people before them (Christians & Jews)…This lecture is based on a famous hadith of the Prophet (pbuh)...


Iman Vs Propaganda
There are many lessons to learn from the story of Prophet Musa (AS) and his confrontation with Pharaoh as recounted in Surah Taha. When Allah charged Musa to face Pharaoh and free the Israelites, says Nouman Ali Khan, Pharaoh had already launched a propaganda campaign against him. His counter message was that Musa and his ... Read more...

The Quranic Essence Of Parenting
Quranic examples of parent-child relationships shed light on many issues that plight Muslim families all over the world today, says Nouman Ali Khan. While the story of Prophet Ibrahim (AS), whose father built idols that he destroyed, reminds us that imaan is not only influenced by the environment in which we are raised, that of ... Read more...


Money Matters
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into the matters of money with the help of the Surah Al Isra in the Noble Qur’an. These ayahs show us how Allah gives us guidance on how we should think about shopping and spending our money. Allah is exceedingly forgiving. Inside the word, ‘awwaab ‘ is the idea that ... Read more...

Choices In Relationships
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan beautifully shares with us some very basic things about relationships within the family and some widespread issues which are plaguing all families Muslim or not. There is a major misconception that we as Muslims are somehow immune from the problems of the modern world. This is nothing but a mere deception.  ... Read more...

Our Relationship With The Quran
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan acquaints us with some blessings from the beginning of Surah Kahf. he also shares some insights that some great scholars of the past have had with this remarkable Surah. It’s part of the Sunnah of the Prophet ﷺ and part of the tradition, where different ahadith have mentioned reading either part ... Read more...


A Believers Response To Quran Burning 03
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan implores us to remain united in the face of religious adversities and says that when a nation is not aware it cannot survive. The religion for everyone else is just culture and is something their parents handed them down. But for the Muslim Ummah, our religion is a mission and we ... Read more...


A Believers Response To Quran Burning 02
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan makes us ponder on what our reaction should be when we come across stupidity and idiocracy in our community. There is a need to have clarity and consistency across our community. These kinds of inciting attacks are of two types – physical, military kind of attack or psychological, ideological attacks.  The ... Read more...

A Believers Response To Quran Burning 01
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan shares a passage from Surah Aal e Imran which is very relevant and extremely pertinent through the kinds of situations Muslims are facing in regards  to the construction of masajids in certain places, in regards to how certain Christian groups are celebrating the desecration of Allah’s book and these are painful ... Read more...


Family - Its Complicated
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan directs his lecture towards one of the very strong and sturdy pillars of human existence – Family. The Ustadh begins his lecture with a general introduction after which we are made spectators to the lives of Prophet Yusuf AS and his brothers who left no stone unturned in tormenting, agonizing and ... Read more...


Quranic Healing For The Heart
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan reflects on that passage of the Qur’an which is at the end of Suratul Furqan. In this passage, Allah SWT gives us, people, a special title. And that title is “Wa ‘Ibaadur-Rahman”. This means slaves of the Incredibly Merciful, the Incredibly Loving. Allah says,  “And the slaves of the Most Beneficent ... Read more...

4 Guided Steps In The Quran For Self Transformation
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delivers a concise, explicit lecture that deals with the Noble Qur’an and how this Book of Allah changed the world in 23 years and how it will change us too provided we seek earnest help in this regard. Key points of interest in this impeccable lecture: Just as the heavens and ... Read more...

Fear None But Allah
Powerful Warning by Nouman Ali Khan – Don’t Be Scared Of Satan And His Army!...


Jumuah Khutbah 04-07-17
In this intense and thought-provoking lecture, Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan shares an important reminder for ourselves and that which is often taken for granted. He tells us that in the Qur’an, after Allah telling us that we as a Muslim Ummah are brothers and behave sensibly so, the first instruction given to us succeeding that ... Read more...

The Power Of Gratitude
Surah Ar-Rahman is a powerful wake-up call addressing all kinds of people, especially those exercising various degrees of disbelief. When it was revealed in Mecca, explains Nouman Ali Khan, Allah was talking specifically to the Quraish, who, despite having the greatest messenger, speaking to them in their own tongue, continued to mock and attack Prophet ... Read more...

Jumuah Khutbah 03-24-17
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into the 78th Ayah of Surah Al-Hajj that addresses the Ummah and gives a mandate of struggle. When we pray do we pray and do it the way Allah deserves? Do we obey and respect as He is worthy? So how is that by giving us an impossible task, how ... Read more...


Surat Al-Baqarah - Part 59
Ayah 164-166 In his exhaustive study of Surat Al-Baqarah, Nouman Ali Khan reflects on the second and longest chapter of the Quran. He explores how Allah, in his own words, answers some of the most compelling questions being asked about Islam today by both Muslims and non-Muslims....

Surat Al-Baqarah - Part 58
Ayah 153-163 In his exhaustive study of Surat Al-Baqarah, Nouman Ali Khan reflects on the second and longest chapter of the Quran. He explores how Allah, in his own words, answers some of the most compelling questions being asked about Islam today by both Muslims and non-Muslims....

Surat Al-Baqarah - Part 57
Ayah 152-158 In his exhaustive study of Surat Al-Baqarah, Nouman Ali Khan reflects on the second and longest chapter of the Quran. He explores how Allah, in his own words, answers some of the most compelling questions being asked about Islam today by both Muslims and non-Muslims....


Surat Al-Baqarah - Part 56
Ayah 145-151 In his exhaustive study of Surat Al-Baqarah, Nouman Ali Khan reflects on the second and longest chapter of the Quran. He explores how Allah, in his own words, answers some of the most compelling questions being asked about Islam today by both Muslims and non-Muslims....

The Halal Way Of Approaching A Girl You Like
If a man wants to get married, and he has decided to propose to a particular woman, then he may go to her guardian on his own, or with one of his relatives such as his father or brother, or he may delegate someone else to propose marriage on his behalf....

Discharging Parental Responsibilities
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into the pertinent and essential topic of being the best version of ourselves whilst we are with our parents and how to effectively discharge parental responsibilities. The Ayats of Surah Al Yusuf are mentioned here and profound words of wisdom which have been immortalized and made timeless in the Quran ... Read more...


When Allah Swore By The Stars
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan gives an impactful lecture relating to Surah Al Waqiah and its last part deals with those who are skeptical in light of Deen. He goes on to cite various examples that illustrate our complete uninhibited dependence on Allah SWT for the smallest of our actions and needs. Yet we choose to ... Read more...

Sabr Is Control Over Actions Not Emotion
In this talk Br. Nouman explains the importance of implementing Sabr/Patience when things get hard/difficult and not to loose ones self due to emotions or to let our emotions get the better of us....

Sabr
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan gives a mesmerizing lecture on the reflections from the Qur’an regarding Sabr. Sabr is impossible without Shukr.  Almost a hundred verses in the Qur’an command us to be patient and teach us about the blessings of patience. Anas RA  said that the Prophet ﷺ said, “The real patience is at the ... Read more...


Jumuah Khutbah 12-09-2016
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan centres his Khutbah around some of the Ayats belonging to Surah Al Yusuf that involves the wisdom coming from Yaqub AS and encapsulates this beautifully in Surah Al Yusuf. The education provided by the Qur’an makes us a better human being.  “[Of these stories mention] when Joseph said to his father, ... Read more...

Surat Al-Baqarah - Part 55
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into an explicit explanation of Ayats 143 – 144 of Surah Al Baqarah. “And thus we have made you a just community that you will be witnesses over the people and the Messenger will be a witness over you. And We did not make the qiblah which you used to ... Read more...

Surat Al-Baqarah - Part 54
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into an explicit explanation of verse number 142 from the esteemed Surah Al Baqarah. سَيَقُوۡلُ السُّفَهَآءُ مِنَ النَّاسِ مَا وَلّٰٮهُمۡ عَنۡ قِبۡلَتِهِمُ الَّتِىۡ كَانُوۡا عَلَيۡهَا ​ؕ قُل لِّلّٰهِ الۡمَشۡرِقُ وَالۡمَغۡرِبُ ؕ يَهۡدِىۡ مَنۡ يَّشَآءُ اِلٰى صِراطٍ مُّسۡتَقِيۡمٍ‏ ‘So now the foolish people will say, “What has turned the Muslims away from the ... Read more...


Surat Al-Baqarah - Part 53
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into an explicit and elaborated explanation on the Ayats 135 -141 of Surah Al Baqarah. And they say: ‘Be Jews or Christians, you will be rightly guided” Say: “Nay! (we follow) the religion of Ibrahim, the upright one, and he was not of the polytheist” (135). Say: “We believe in ... Read more...

Never Fear The Enemies Of Islam
It can be challenging to practice Islam in America today. The bigotry, Islamophobia, xenophobia, media bias, and constant need to apologize for Muslim extremist actions can take its toll on us. Part of being an American Muslim is standing up for our beliefs and speaking truth to ignorance. It is time for us to stop ... Read more...


Surat Al-Baqarah - Part 50
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delivers an excellent lecture highlighting the meaning of Ayat number 129 of Surah Al Baqarah. This Ayat captures the way Prophet Ibrahim AS plans to secure the future of his coming generation. “Our Lord! and raise up in them an Apostle from among themselves who shall recite to them Your com­munications ... Read more...

Surat Al-Baqarah - Part 49
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into Ayat 127 of Surah Al Baqarah. Here what is discussed is the actual building of the Ka’bah and there is something more going on than just mere building of the Ka’bah. The foundations of the House of Allah was always there even before Ibrahim AS was assigned the task ... Read more...


The Qurans Universal Message
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan gives a thought-provoking lecture on the universal message of the Book of Allah – the Noble Qur’an by using the opening Ayah of Surah An-Nisa which is by far one of the many testaments to the universal message of the Qur’an. Addressing humanity, Allah commands people, both Muslims, and non-Muslims, to ... Read more...

Amazed By The Quran - Dont Be Judgmental
After the Muslim victory in the Battle of Badr, Allah revealed Aya 70 of Surat Al-Anfaal. Here, He commands his Prophet to let the prisoners of war know that if He sees that there is goodness in them, He will see a way through for them. It’s an incredible acknowledgment that goodness lies deep inside ... Read more...


Surat Al-Baqarah - Part 48
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into Ayat number 125 of the magnificent Surah Al Baqarah. ‘And [mention] when We made the House a place of return for the people and [a place of] security. And take, [O believers], from the standing place of Abraham a place of prayer. And We charged Abraham and Ishmael, [saying], ... Read more...

Surat Al-Baqarah - Part 47
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into an explicit explanation of the Ayats 122 – 124 of Surah Al Baqarah. One of the first things we learn about Bani Israel is that when they were tested with trials and tribulations of the highest degree, they constantly failed those tests. Another thing of interest is the attitude ... Read more...

Surat Al-Baqarah - Part 46
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into the final Ayats 122 123 of Surah Al Baqarah on the discussion of the Israelites. This Ayat mimics Ayat number 47 of the same Surah. The points that are discussed here are: How the Israelites were conferred with numerous benefits apart from having Prophets and Messengers amongst them and ... Read more...


Building A Great Community
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into the steps one must strive to take in order to build a great community. Some points worth remembering are as follows: 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 ... Read more...

Amazed By The Quran - You Reap What You Sow
In Surat Al-Qalam, Allah tells the cautionary tale of two farmers who conspired to harvest their crop very early in the day to avoid the pleading hands of the needy, only to find that their entire crop had been destroyed to the point that they couldn’t even recognize their own garden. Before Allah, they were ... Read more...

Honesty And Justice In The Society
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan shares a few lessons and reflections from just one Ayah of Surah An-Nisa which is a very comprehensive and very powerful Ayat in the life of a Muslim. It’s a Madani Surah, which means that the audience is predominantly the Muslim himself as opposed to a Makki Surah where the predominant ... Read more...


Amazed By The Quran - End The Blame Game
There are people in this world who deny that they do anything bad because shaytan has beautified their deeds for them. And there are others who admit that they’re bad, but blame others for it, just like Prophet Yusuf’s conspiring brothers who used that as an excuse to throw him into the well. This is ... Read more...

Tafseer Of Surah At Tahreem
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan goes into an in-depth analysis and Tafseer of Ayats 1 to 3 makeup section 1 of Surah At Tahreem. “O Prophet, why do you prohibit [yourself from] what Allah has made lawful for you, seeking the approval of your wives? And Allah is Forgiving and Merciful. Allah has already ordained for ... Read more...

Amazed By The Quran - The Hoopoe And The Sun-Worshippers
With great eloquence, the hoopoe in Surat An-Naml reports back to Prophet Suleiman about what he saw in Sheba and how the queen and her people were prostrating to the sun. This amazing bird gives a profound analysis of how the shaytan has beautified their rituals and prevented them from the correct path to the ... Read more...


Amazed By The Quran - Repent Allah Loves You
In an incredible recurring phrase in the Quran, Allah says that He loves those who repent over and over again, those he calls “attawwabeen”. Massive in his love, and incredibly infinite in his mercy Allah doesn’t simply say that he accepts the repentance of those who continue sinning and disobeying, He says that He love ... Read more...

Amazed By The Quran - Dont Let Sadness Overwhelm You
After the defeat of the Muslims in the Battle of Uhud, Allah revealed aya 139 of Surat Aali Imran, giving believers timeless lessons in dealing with dejection. Allah advises us against allowing failure and disappointment to wear us down, describing with great precision the state of grief people will enter after a serious blow. He ... Read more...

Islam Scholars And Politics
This Khutbah was recorded on November 4th, 2016 in Malaysia. The most talked-about nation in the Quran, says Nouman Ali Khan, is Beni Israel. But this is no coincidence. Allah uses the trials and tribulations of the Israelites as a point of reference for Muslims to prepare us mentally for what we will go through ... Read more...


Amazed By The Quran - Allahs Boundless Generosity
In aya 12 of Surat Yunus, Allah describes those who turn to Him only when they are facing troubles but refuse to acknowledge his generosity after He alleviates them of their burdens. From this we learn that Allah removes difficulty from people who don’t thank him and even when He knows that their calls to ... Read more...

Treating Equally
Treating equally is one of the beauties of Islam by Nouman Ali Khan...

Amazed By The Quran - Nothing Short of Excellence
In Surat Al-Ana’am right after prohibiting shirk (the association of anyone or anything with God) Allah says “and when it comes to both parents: excellence”. Allah gives a directive denoting that the standard with which we must deal with parents is excellence. This is the minimum requirement and anything short of the very best is ... Read more...


Practical Advice After The Election
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan’s thoughts, reminders, and reflections on the effect of the election polls. We need to remind ourselves that we have been such hostile situations before and hence, we should be ably prepared for the same. The Ustadh now gives an example of the Battle of Uhud. Surah Ale Imran demonstrates the happenings ... Read more...

Facing Calamity With Iman
As believers, how do we respond to calamity? Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into the meaning of the word “Musiba” in Arabic, which is used strategically in the Quran to denote that whatever it is that has struck you, could never have happened to anyone else at any other time. It is your own, personal ... Read more...

Amazed By The Quran - Attitude Of A Student
Today we examine Surah Al-Kahf. Just as Musa (Alayhi as-salaam) had to learn from Khidr the etiquette of seeking knowledge, students need to take lessons to have ambition and display effort, accept that things may not work out, accept consequences with grace and not expect the organization or institute to bend their policies....


Surat Al-Baqarah - Part 45
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into the Tafseer and complete overview of Ayats 40 – 122 of Surah Al Baqarah which deals with Bani Israel. He gives us a visual framework and shows us that is made up of 19 sections. Firstly, there is an introductory passage of the Israelites which is repeated at the ... Read more...

Surat Al-Baqarah - Part 44
Ustadh Nouman gives a comprehensive lecture on Ayats 116-120 of the esteemed Surah Al Baqarah that deals with another type of Shirk that the Christians of the time were indulging in which was that Allah has a son, Ma’zAllah. These Ayaat refute the Christians, the Jews and the Arab idolaters who claimed that Allah had ... Read more...

Surat Al-Baqarah - Part 43
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into an in-depth analysis of Ayah 114-115 of Surat Al-Baqarah. One should keep in mind three different incidents connected with the three groups, all of which were in one way or another guilty of preventing people from worshiping Allah SWT. What were they? The Ustadh elaborates for a sound understanding. ... Read more...


Surat Al-Baqarah - Part 42
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan engages us with Ayats 110-113 of the magnificent Surah Al Baqarah. The gist of the Tafseer is that entering Paradise depends on the intensity and magnitude of our Belief and righteous deeds. The essence of religion whether it be Islam, Christianity or Judaism lies in two things:  Obedience to Allah SWT ... Read more...

Surat Al-Baqarah - Part 41
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into the Tafseer of Ayat 107-110 of Surah Al Baqarah that deals with several aspects such as the reason behind the prohibition of unnecessary questions, the prohibition of following the Ways of the People of the Book and the encouragement to perform good deeds. Allah SWT forbade the believers from ... Read more...

Are You The Husband Allah Describes
This Khutbah was recorded on October 14th, 2016 in the Euless Masjid. Muslims must meet two sets of responsibilities, says Nouman Ali Khan: responsibilities towards Allah and towards people. While our obligations to Allah are clear and simple, with the only possibility of wrong-doing falling on us, human relationships are much more complicated. But the ... Read more...


Amazed By The Quran - Its Okay To Be Sad
When his sons reproach Jacob for crying incessantly over the loss of their brother Prophet Yusuf, his reaction is both profound and inspiring.He says that he is only complaining about his grief to Allah. His faith that no human being will understand and truly sympathize with his pain the way Allah would is a cornerstone ... Read more...

Reminders From Surah Al Jumuah
Ustadh Nouman AliKhan gives a soulful and impactful lecture in Perlis, Malaysia that deals with the important lessons one must imbibe and inculcate from Surah al Jumuah. Those people who were given knowledge of the Book of Allah but chose to stay ignorant about it are like the donkey that carries a load that it ... Read more...

Quranic Way To Give Dawah
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into the nuances of Dawah about how to give Dawah properly to people. Firstly, one shouldn’t be concerned about whether the person to whom Dawah is being given will change or not. It is entirely up to Allah to guide people if they are sincerely seeking guidance. Our job as ... Read more...


Study Of Surah Al-Baqarah
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into an in-depth analysis of Surah Al Baqarah. He begins his lecture with how there was always a Battle of Adam AS on one side and the angels and Shayateen on either side of Adam AS. Also, he delves into the long history of Bani Israel mentioned in Surah Al ... Read more...

Difficult Challenges
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into an in-depth analysis of the challenges facing the Muslim Ummah in present times. He begins with the concept of Tasbeeh. He talks about the worry and concern of the angels regarding the behavior of the humans once they step on the earth. They discuss with Allah to devise a ... Read more...

Calling To The Path Of Your Master
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into an Ayat which contains in it, volumes of wisdom. There are two ways of extrapolating from this Ayat. what is unique about this Ayat? Listen intently to fully fathom the beauty of it. There are different groups in society. According to this Ayat, one can categorize them as the ... Read more...


In Depth Study Of Surah Al Bakarah
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into an in-depth study of Surah Al Baqarah. We as Muslims see ourselves as the continuation of the battle of Adam AS and Shaytan. We are the final soldiers in this battle and hence, it is our responsibility to uphold the religion of Islam and ensure its propagation no matter ... Read more...

Ask With Humility
Khutbah By Nouman Ali Khan – Ask With Humility This Khutbah was recorded at Southern Methodist University in Dallas on September 23rd, 2016 While Aya 108 of Surat Al-Baqarah seems to condemn asking too many questions, says Nouman Ali Khan, it must be analyzed in context to reconcile it with the fact that throughout the ... Read more...

The Need For Civic Engagement
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan looks into the need for civic engagement in our Muslim society and the repercussions of failing to do so. The fragile nature of our community is a stark reality in the modern world and hence, the need for civic engagement becomes a necessity by leaps and bounds. Our loyalty and allegiance ... Read more...


Surat Al-Baqarah - Part 40
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan continues his lecture on the topic of Naskh (Abrogation) in the Qur’an and acquaints us with a type of Naskh that if not understood appropriately can result in dire consequences. Ayat number 5 and Ayat number 29 of Surah At Tawbah are the examples chosen in this lecture to deal with ... Read more...

Surat Al-Baqarah - Part 39
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into Ayat 106 of the magnificent Surah Al Baqarah. The Abrogation of the Ayaat and the Wisdom behind it forms the core of this amazing lecture. Allah is describing the authenticity of the Book of Allah – the Qur’an to the Israelites who refuse to accept it citing that they ... Read more...

Surat Al-Baqarah - Part 38
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into Ayat 104 – 106 of the esteemed Surah Al Baqarah. Allah SWT revealed these Ayaat and forbade the believers from imitating the Jews in their intentional disrespect for the Prophet ﷺ by playing mischiefs in the meanings of Arabic words. The Ayah also announces dire punishment for whoever claims ... Read more...


Surat Al-Baqarah - Part 37
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan begins his lecture with an explicit elaboration on Ayats 103 and 104 of the magnificent Surah Al Baqarah. Regarding Ayat 103, the Ustadh explains that If the jews had followed the principles of Islam, instead of following Shaytan and practising sorcery, they would have got its reward from Allah. The Jews ... Read more...

Surat Al-Baqarah - Part 36
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into an exhaustive analysis of Ayat number 102 of Surah Al Baqarah. This Ayat was revealed at the time when black magic became popular and widely practiced, and this was during the time of Sulaiman (AS). many opinions have emanated about the reason for the revelation of this verse as ... Read more...

Surat Al-Baqarah - Part 35
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into the Tafseer of Ayats 99 to 101 of Surah Al Baqarah. ‘”And indeed We have sent down to you manifest Ayat, and none disbelieve in them but Fasiqun.”  The Bani Israel were trying to make excuses because of the love for this world. In Ayat 99 we see that ... Read more...


Surat Al-Baqarah - Part 34
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into the mesmerising Tafseer of Ayats 96-98 of Surah Al Baqarah. Ayah 96 reiterates the fact that it is essential to not get completely involved in this world, and remember Allah (SWT) and the Hereafter come what may. Long Life won’t save one from accountability as this world is a ... Read more...

Surat Al-Baqarah - Part 33
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into Ayahs 93 to 95 of the magnificent Surah Al Baqarah. In Ayat 93, “And (remember) when We took your covenant and We raised above you the Mount (saying), “Hold firmly to what We have given you and hear (Our Word). They said, “We have heard and disobeyed.” And their ... Read more...

Surat Al-Baqarah - Part 32
Ayah 91-92 Surat Al-Baqarah, Nouman Ali Khan reflects on the second and longest chapter of the Quran. He explores how Allah, in his own words, answers some of the most compelling questions being asked about Islam today by both Muslims and non-Muslims. August 3, 2016...


Surat Al-Baqarah - Part 31
Ayah 90 In his exhaustive study of Surat Al-Baqarah, Nouman Ali Khan reflects on the second and longest chapter of the Quran. He explores how Allah, in his own words, answers some of the most compelling questions being asked about Islam today by both Muslims and non-Muslims. August 2, 2016...

Dont Judge Spread Salam
Allah dedicates strong ayat in Surat An-Nisaa to describing the fate of al-Munafiqun (the hypocrites), angrily describing their deserved place in the lowest depths of hell. However, as Nouman Ali Khan explains, Allah’s anger is not a justification for us to get angry at them. This khutbah was given at Masjid Ramadan in London, England ... Read more...

Amazed By The Quran - Emotional Intelligence
The very first lesson we learn from the story of Prophet Yusuf is that sometimes we must deal with harsh realities within our families and that as parents we must communicate warnings to our children very clearly. The Quran teaches us to have emotional intelligence and to ensure that our children take precautions against unhealthy ... Read more...


What Are We Celebrating
Eid Khutbah by Nouman Ali Khan – What Are We Celebrating? This Khutbah was recorded on September 12th, 2016 on Eid at the Islamic Center of Irving. Ustadh Nouman goes through the explanation of why we celebrate this very special occasion....


Tafseer of Surah At-Takathur
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan permeates through one of the glorious Surahs in the Qur’an – Surah At-Takathur which was revealed in Makkah. The main themes of this Surah are:  Man’s strong desire for worldly wealth.  Consequences of running after worldly wealth.  The origin of the word Lahw used in the Surah is discussed at great ... Read more...

Amazed By The Quran - Leadership 101
After the terrible defeat of the Muslims in the Battle of Uhud, when 70 companions were killed because some of the companions failed to follow the Prophet’s command in battle, Allah revealed ayat in Surat Aali Imran asking the Prophet to ask for forgiveness on their behalf and consult them in decision-making....

Beware Of The Panting Dog
This Khutbah was recorded at the Islamic Center of Irving on June 22nd, 2016 A chilling reminder for Muslims to hold on tight to the revelation of Allah occurs in this unparalleled analogy in Surat Al-A’raf. As Nouman Ali Khan explains, Allah warns believers against being only artificially committed to their faith, those who seem ... Read more...


Amazed By The Quran - Trust Your Gut Feeling
When his brothers suggested taking Prophet Yusuf out into the woods to play, their father Jacob’s reaction was one of deep insight. He said that it saddens him that they will “remove” Yusuf from him, signifying a gut feeling that something bad will happen to his son which he has no power to prevent. Believers ... Read more...

The Right Intentions
Revisiting the context in which Surat Al-Munafiqun was revealed, Nouman Ali Khan sheds light on the multiple lessons to be deduced from that series of events. This Madani surah was revealed after the morale-boosting pre-emptive attack and victory of the Muslims over Bani Mustalaq, a tribe that had planned to storm Madina following the Muslims’ ... Read more...

The Power Of Bismillah
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan explicitly elaborates on the power of Bismillah. When we say, “Bismillaahir-rahmaanir-rahiim”, we are acknowledging about Allah and His qualities, everything that He does is something that’s unique to Him. It cannot be confused with anyone else. The way Allah shows Mercy, guides, and the way Allah provides, the way Allah plans, ... Read more...


How Shaytan Will Rope You In
How Shaytan Will Rope You In – Khutbah by Nouman Ali Khan This Khutbah was given in Frisco on June, 17th 2016 With human beings committing all kinds of heinous acts, asks Nouman Ali Khan, why was Adam and his spouse’s “slip” of eating from the forbidden tree such a big deal?...


Cult vs Community
This Khutbah was recorded at Islamic Center of Irving on May 20th, 2016 Introducing his reflections on ayat 166 and 167 of Surat Al-Baqarah, Nouman Ali Khan highlights the differences between a cult and community to warn against the threat of allowing unhealthy social pressures to dominate our lives....

Amazed By The Quran - Bound By A Prayer
When Prophet Musa returned following his encounter with Allah only to find his people worshipping the Golden Calf, his anger at his brother Harun, who he had delegated in his absence, was uncontrollable. But when Harun appealed to their brotherhood, Musa prayed for forgiveness and mercy for both of them, immediately relieving the tension. When ... Read more...


Islam Brings Colours To The Youth
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into the topic of the youth and how when we talk about youth, we talk about the problem segment of our society. Youth has become synonymous with the problem and it seems like they are the weakest link in our community. But Allah highlights the youth and makes us realize ... Read more...

The Human Tragedy
The Human Tragedy – Khutbah By Nouman Ali Khan This Khutbah was given at the Bayyinah Masjid in Euless on 7/1/2016. Nouman Ali Khan shares insights from the last passages of Surat Al-Haj, where, he explains, Allah gives a striking example that encapsulates the tragedy of humanity. Addressing people regardless of their faith, Allah says ... Read more...

Amazed By The Quran - The Proposal
The Proposal – Amazed By The Quran – Nouman Ali Khan The shy daughter of the wise man in Median who hired Prophet Musa and offered him his daughter in marriage, teaches Muslim women profound lessons on taking charge of their lives, while at the same time showing respect for their elders. The story further ... Read more...


Amazed By The Quran - The Path To Self Awareness
In ayah 7 of Surat Taha, Allah says that “He knows the secret and what is more hidden”. There are dynamics inside us that we are not even aware of which impact the way we behave, but Allah knows us even better than we know ourselves. Our spiritual closeness to Him will help us unravel ... Read more...


Have Genuine Love To The Book Of Allah
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delivers an impeccable lecture that enables us to inculcate a genuine love for the Glorious Qur’an – The Book of Allah. The Ustadh begins with Surah Al Araf in which he directs our attention towards the latter half of the Surah which illustrates the beauty of the Qur’an. There is no ... Read more...

Amazed By The Quran - Allah Is Always Near
The context in which Prophet Moussa was given the grand honor of speaking to Allah at the Burning Bush is inspiration for all believers that He is never far away. In the midst of great calamity as Moussa feared for himself and his family, Allah tells him that He has chosen him. When you trust ... Read more...


The Wisdom of Prophet Suleimans Dua
In his reinterpretation of the unique duaa of Prophet Suleiman in Surat Saad, Nouman Ali Khan opens new vistas into our understanding of the value of our engagement in this world. At first glance, Suleiman’s duaa for a kingdom that is not befitting anyone after him seems materialistic, but in fact he is asking for ... Read more...

Amazed by the Quran - The Way She Walks
One detail in the epic story of Prophet Moussa gives timeless lessons to women on how they must conduct themselves in public. Allah describes that despite her shyness, the young woman in Madian, recognizing the impact of her presence as a female, engages with Moussa with an amazing balance of confidence and modesty....

A Quranic Lesson in Religious Psychology
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delivers an amazing Khutbah on the topic of religious psychology and it makes for a very engaging listen. We are acquainted with the Ayat of Surah Al-Baqarah related to Ramadan and fasting. Nouman Ali Khan explains how the Qur’an confronts the religious psychology of those who believe. It emphasizes on the ... Read more...


Uphold Justice
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into the topic of concern in modern times – Upholding Justice. Injustice is a booming bane that is so rampant in our society and holds dire consequences. Nouman Ali Khan points out in his discussion of the Ayat from Surat An-Nisa and Surah Al-Ma’idah that highlights such injustice which leads ... Read more...

Eid ul Fitr Talk 2016
Eid ul Fitra and the Power of Gratitude – Nouman Ali Khan This khutbah was given at Islamic Center of Irving on 7/6/2016...

Ready To Withstand Challenges
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan gives a mesmerizing lecture on how to make oneself ready to withstand challenges that come to the fore in our daily lives in the light of Islam. In Surah Al Kahf, ‘People of the “Cave” refers to the youth. These young men who hid in the cave were incessantly trying to ... Read more...


Ramadan 2016 - Surat al-Baqarah - Day 29
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into Ayat 83 of Surah Al Baqarah in this amazing and mesmerizing lecture. Ayah 83 talks about the Covenant that Allah took from the Children of Israel. They had promised that they will abide by those commands but they failed to do so and they intentionally and knowingly turned away ... Read more...

Ramadan 2016 - Surat al-Baqarah - Day 28
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into Ayat 88 and describes one of the significant crimes done by the Israelites with regards to the Words of Allah. Allah SWT describes the insolence of the Children of Israel and their rebellion, defiance, and arrogance towards the Prophets AS. They were given the Tawrat that in which they ... Read more...


Ramadan 2016 - Surat al-Baqarah - Day 27
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan shares some reflections and lessons from the Ayats of Surah Al Baqarah. A few groups of people that need to be given due attention in terms of education of Islam and this will ensure every other group will be covered: Women Youth How do we empower them in the light of ... Read more...

Ramadan 2016 - Surat al-Baqarah - Day 26
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan shares some insight on Ayats which divulge why Musa AS tells to slaughter a cow. There was a murder that was not being taken the responsibility of. So Allah solves this problem with a miracle that is meant to be listened to intently. The dead boy’s other relatives came to the ... Read more...

Ramadan 2016 - Surat al-Baqarah - Day 25
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into an explicit understanding of a brief account of the history of the Jews from the 5th passage of this magnificent Surah and also the Ustadh highlights one of these stories at length in Surah Al Baqarah. Allah SWT had chosen one day of the week for the Children of ... Read more...



Ramadan 2016 - Surat al-Baqarah - Day 24
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into Ayat number 62 from Surah Al Baqarah that deals with the Banu Israelites killing the Prophets and the truth behind this. Allah SWT stated that the earlier nations who were righteous and obedient received the rewards for their good deeds. This shall be the case, until the Day of ... Read more...

Ramadan 2016 - Surat al-Baqarah - Day 23
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into Ayat number 60 from the magnificent Surah Al Baqarah. Prophet Musa AS was extremely kind and compassionate towards his people. His nation, however, did not respond with the same behavior. They kept disobeying the instructions of Allah SWT and demanded one thing after another. But Allah SWT was still ... Read more...

Ramadan 2016 - Surat al-Baqarah - Day 22
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan gives a mesmerizing lecture by providing explicit explanations about Ayat from the esteemed Surah Al Baqarah. There is a deep connection between fasting and religion present even at the time of Musa AS who was given the Tawrah after 40 days of fasting. Tawbah to Allah is supreme and there is ... Read more...


Ramadan 2016 - Surat al-Baqarah - Day 21
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan gives a mesmerizing lecture on different accounts of the Israelites and what is being reminded to them by Allah SWT and through that, reminding us Muslims of what should be done by us. Firaun had a dream in which he saw a fire emerge from Bayt Al-Maqdis and then the fire ... Read more...

Ramadan 2016 - Surat al-Baqarah - Day 20
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into Ayats 45 and 46 of Surah Al Baqarah. Whenever the Prophet ﷺ was tested he would seek the help of Allah SWT through prayer. Patience means to control oneself at the first sight of the calamity. The Prophet ﷺ termed patience as a blessing. He said no person has ... Read more...


Ramadan 2016 - Surat al-Baqarah - Day 19
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into Ayat 41 and 42 of the esteemed Surah Al Baqarah. When the Prophet ﷺ informed the people that he was the Messenger of Allah SWT and that his description also appears in the previous Scriptures, the people went to the Jewish Rabbis to confirm if this was indeed true. ... Read more...

Ramadan 2016 - Surat al-Baqarah - Day 18
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into Ayat number 41 of Surah Al Baqarah that deals with the topic of the Israelites. “And believe in what I have sent down confirming that which is [already] with you, and be not the first to disbelieve in it. And do not exchange My signs for a small price, ... Read more...

Ramadan 2016 - Surat al-Baqarah - Day 17
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into Ayats 40 to 42 of the magnificent Surah Al Baqarah that marks the start of a very lengthy discussion about the children of Israel. Ayats 40 – 121 of Surah Al Baqarah are dedicated to this very purpose. Allah SWT reminds the Children of Israel that He did favor ... Read more...


Ramadan 2016 - Surat al-Baqarah - Day 16
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into Ayats from Surah Al Baqarah that shed light on the ending of the story of Adam AS. “But those who refuse to accept this (guidance) and reject Our Signs as false are destined for the Fire where they shall abide forever.” “But those who disbelieve and believe” means those ... Read more...

Ramadan 2016 - Surat al-Baqarah - Day 15
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into Ayats 37 and 38 of Surah Al Baqarah. Iblees had defied the commands of Allah SWT and thus had become one of the disbelievers. He tricked Adam AS and Hawwa AS to eat from the forbidden tree because he resented the fact that because of Prophet Adam AS, Iblees ... Read more...

Ramadan 2016 - Surat al-Baqarah - Day 14
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into Ayat 34 of the magnificent Surah Al Baqarah. Allah SWT honored Adam AS by commanding the angels to prostrate before him. All complied except for Iblees. Iblees had defied the commands of Allah SWT and thus had become one of the disbelievers. He tricked Adam AS and Hawwa AS ... Read more...


Ramadan 2016 - Surat al-Baqarah - Day 13
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into Ayat number 30 of the esteemed Surah Al Baqarah that emphasizes the decision of Allah to send down a Khalifa on the earth. Khalifa in this Ayat refers to Prophet Adam AS, and our Prophet ﷺ because he was the Khalifah of Allah SWT appointed by Him to implement ... Read more...


Knowledge and Disagreement
Knowledge & Disagreement – Khutbah by Nouman Ali Khan This khutbah was given at the Islamic Association of North Texas on May 13, 2016....


Guidance for Husbands
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan sets numerous pointers and gives practical advice and guidance on how men can aspire to be great husbands. He begins by saying that instead of telling the wife a thing or two about Islam, the husband to should just aspire to be the best husband one can be and to do ... Read more...


Ramadan 2016 - Surat al-Baqarah - Day 12
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into an explicit lecture dealing with the most well-known story in history which is that of Adam AS – the story of the apple. This is to educate us amply well before delving into the further Ayats of Surah Al Baqarah. Islam provides us with the astonishing details of the ... Read more...

Ramadan 2016 - Surat al-Baqarah - Day 11
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into a detailed analysis of Ayats 28 and 29 of the remarkable Surah Al Baqarah. Ayah 28 commences by expressing surprise at those who insist on being ungrateful to Allah SWT and denying Him. The disbelievers had never denied Allah SWT rather only the Prophet ﷺ. But the Qur’an places ... Read more...


Ramadan 2016 - Surat al-Baqarah - Day 10
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delivers an amazing lecture that sheds light on Ayats number 26,27 and 28 of the esteemed Surah Al Baqarah. In ayah number 26, Allah SWT stated that He does not shy away or hesitate from, giving an example of anything, whether the example involves a significant or an insignificant matter. The ... Read more...

Orlando Shooting
Orlando Shooting, Response by Nouman Ali Khan June 15, 2016...

Ramadan 2016 - Surat al-Baqarah - Day 9
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into an explicit understanding of Ayat number 23 onwards of the magnificent Surah Al Baqarah. “And if you are in doubt about what We have sent down upon Our Servant [Muhammad], then produce a surah the like thereof and call upon your witnesses other than Allah, if you should be ... Read more...


Ramadan 2016 - Surat al-Baqarah - Day 8
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into an elaborate explanation into some of the Ayats of Surah Al Baqarah. In Ayat number 21, “O mankind, worship your Lord, who created you and those before you, that you may become righteous.” In the above Ayah, Allah SWT mentions His Oneness in Divinity and stated that He has ... Read more...

Ramadan 2016 - Surat al-Baqarah - Day 7
Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into an understanding of Ayats 17 onwards of Surah Al Baqarah. In these Ayaah, we understand hypocrisy( Nifaq) with more examples. Allah SWT has described everything with examples in the Quran. The lessons that can be imbibed from these Ayahs are: No one can guide or help a person, who ... Read more...