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Yasir Qadhi

Yasir Qadhi was born in Houston, Texas and completed his primary and secondary education in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He graduated with a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Houston, after which he was accepted as a student at the Islamic University of Madinah. After completing a diploma in Arabic, he graduated with a B.A. from the College of Hadith and Islamic Sciences. Thereafter, he completed a M.A. in Islamic Theology from the College of Dawah, after which he returned to America and completed his doctorate, in Religious Studies, from Yale University. Currently he is teaching at Rhodes College, in Memphis, TN.

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Lives Of The Sahaba 01 - Abu Bakr al-Siddiq - PT 01

In this new series about the lives of the sahaba, Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi takes us on a journey to get acquainted with family, lineage and tribe of the most prominent Sahaba to have ever walked the face of this earth – Abu Bakr As-Siddique [RA]. The talk commences with brief details on a biography ... Read more

1hr 11mins

5 May 2015

Rank #1

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Blessings Of Patience During Difficult Times

In this lecture, Sh. Dr. Yasir Qadhi discusses some of the blessings and virtues of being patient in times of hardship, difficulties and trials. Presented during Ramadan on June 9, 2017 @ Memphis Islamic Center


30 Jun 2017

Rank #2

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Lives Of The Sahaba 11 - Umar b. al-Khattab - PT 01

In this informative talk about the early life of the second Khalifa Umar Ibn-Al-Khattab RA, Shaykh Yasir Qadhi helps us gather deep insights on his illustrious journey and the various incidents that set precedent for a fine advocate of sorts of Islam. He was born in Banu Adi family, a tribe of Quraish in Makkah. ... Read more

1hr 15mins

27 Nov 2015

Rank #3

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Understanding The Traditions of The Signs of Judgement Day - Episode 1

Shaykh Yasir Qadhi provides an elaborate insight into the signs and the concept of the Judgement Day in this amazing lecture. Understanding the concept of the Day of Judgement and its signs awakens us to the reality of the actual Day of Qiyamah. Of the needs to study about the concept of Judgement Day are ... Read more

1hr 11mins

12 Sep 2019

Rank #4

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Seerah 99 Verse of Sword & Hajj of Abu Bakr

Shaykh Yasir Qadhi now discusses a major event that happened in the Seerah in the year 9 H and that is the Hajj of Abu Bakr As Siddiq RA. When the tribe of Ta’if accepts Islam in 9H, the Prophet ﷺ makes the decision to send Abu Bakr RA with an official delegation from Madinah ... Read more

1hr 14mins

9 Jan 2015

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Depression - An Islamic Perspective

Depression is a serious matter which people tend to overlook and not take it the way it should be taken. If someone fears or actually has depression, how can one deal with it? Shaykh Yasir Qadhi answers these very questions in the most motivating manner. The powerful and crisp lecture looks to creating public awareness ... Read more


16 Aug 2018

Rank #6

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Mothers of the Believers - 13 - Juwayriya bint al-Harith & Umm Habiba (Ramla)

1hr 32mins

26 Aug 2019

Rank #7

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The Life in The Barzakh - Episode 1 - The Soul


28 Oct 2019

Rank #8

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Lives of Sahaba 72 - Zayd Ibn Thabit

In this outstanding lecture by Shaykh Yasir Qadhi, we delve into the life and times of another great name amongst the Sahabah – Zayd Ibn Thabit RA. Zayd Ibn Thabit was an Ansar and he embraced Islam at the age of 11 years. He was learned and well versed in reading, writing and arithmetic. He ... Read more

1hr 22mins

2 Jul 2018

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The Day of Judgement - Ep.01



30 Jan 2020

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Happiness in Marriage

Shaykh Yasir Qadhi divulges on details pertaining to the blessings of marriage and the key factors that help in its sustainability. Each spouse finds Sakeenah through the other spouse. Each completes the other. In Surah 30, Verse 21 of Surah ar-Rum, Allah tells us that he regards the creation of spouses – the husband and ... Read more


2 Oct 2016

Rank #11

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Lives Of The Sahaba 02 - Abu Bakr al-Siddiq - PT 02

In the next part, Shaykh Yasir Qadhi connects us with some important anecdotes and facts concerning the pre-Islamic life and the conversion to Islam. As we delve deeper into the lecture, we come to understand of the prominence behind Abu Bakr RA conversion and shift to that he was the first non family male member ... Read more

1hr 5mins

29 May 2015

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The Message of The Quran #1

Every year for the last ten years, I’ve had a dedicated series that I’ve done during the month of Ramaḍān (previous years have included Tafsir Surah al-Kahf; the Names of Allah; Analysis of Surah al-Fātiḥa; Quranic Du’as, and others). This year I’ve decided to do something I’ve never done before – it’s a very ambitious ... Read more

1hr 1min

25 Apr 2020

Rank #13

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Seerah - 100 The Farewell Hajj

Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses at length the very important topic in the Seerah – the Farewell Hajj of the Prophet ﷺ. This was the first and final Hajj of the Messenger of Allah ﷺ. The Prophet ﷺ left on the 25th Dhul Qa’dah in the year 10 H and reached Mecca on the 4th Dhul ... Read more

1hr 21mins

30 Jan 2015

Rank #14

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Battling Depression Through The Psychology of Surah Al-Duha


14 Nov 2019

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Understanding The Traditions of The Signs of Judgement Day - Episode 2

Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delves into the topic of the Day of Judgement and we are acquainted with the Minor Signs of the Judgement Day. The Prophet ﷺ said, “Did you ever hear of a city located partly on land and partly in the sea? They (the Companions) said: Messenger of Allah Ever. He Saw said: ... Read more

1hr 22mins

12 Sep 2019

Rank #16

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Beautiful Names Of Allah - 01

Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi discusses in this beautiful lecture about the Names and Attributes of Allah and what importance it should be of in our lives in the way of perfection of our Deen. It is binding upon every Muslim to study and memorize the Names and Attributes of Allah. The knowledge of the same ... Read more


7 Jun 2016

Rank #17

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The Languages of Love

1hr 5mins

21 Feb 2020

Rank #18

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Lives Of The Sahaba 18 - Umar b. al-Khattab - PT 07

As Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi delves upon the  lives of the noble companions, some of the greatest and most blessed human beings to ever live after the death of Prophet Muhammad ﷺ, he brings forth  information and facts on the lifestyle, humility and famous statements recorded by Umar ibn Al-Khattab RA. Highlighting a few below ... Read more

1hr 20mins

26 Jan 2016

Rank #19

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Why We are Tested - The Wisdom of Trials for The Believer

Shaykh Yasir Qadhi gives an excellent and illuminating talk for anyone amongst the Muslims seeking patience during hardship. These times are marked by great trials and hence this advice is the need of the hour for our current generation. More often than not, when we are tested, we fail to comprehend the purpose behind this ... Read more


26 Mar 2019

Rank #20