Muslims all over the world are observing the Holy Month of Ramadan. Along with abstaining from food and drink during the daylight hours, many Muslims also abstain from obscene music, TV shows and other sources of negative media.
Whether you are an observing Muslim or a curious bystander, what better way to spend your time during the Holy Month of Ramadan than by listening to the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan?
Here are our top five must-watch lectures during this spiritual time.
If you want to discipline yourself…
The Month of Ramadan is all about the discipline of self and the strengthening of your personal willpower. “The Great Fast of Ramadan: For Strengthening of the Will” is a great lecture to watch, especially if you are facing trials or opposition in your life during this time. The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan gives us guidance on how fasting helps us to overcome obstacles.
The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan talks about the struggle of the fast of Ramadan, especially for the new believer, and the reward of completing the fast. He encourages the believer to enter into the fast with the right spirit and to come out of it a better human being for self and for community. He also talks about having gratitude for Allah’s creation and striving to become one with Allah.
In this lecture, the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan talks about how if you learn how to fast, then you can learn how to master other urges. Eating is a very natural, human urge necessary for life, and if you can master it, then you can master the lower desires of yourself.
If you want to learn more of the Holy Qur’an…
One of the best lectures you will have the pleasure of watching, especially if you are interested in the Islamic sciences, is “The Beauty of the Holy Qur’an.” In this lecture, the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan goes into the revelation of the Holy Qur’an, the various names of the Holy Qur’an and the man through which the Holy Qur’an was revealed: Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him).
If you want to learn more about Islam…
Robed in green, the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan comes out and delivers a three-hour lecture on Islam. This historical, power-packed lecture has something in it for everyone, no matter what stage of your spiritual or religious journey you are on. This lecture is not just for Muslims or those striving to be Muslim, as the audience that day was multicultural, multiracial and composed of people from all walks of life. As per the title, the Minister breaks down what Islam is in a way that a person from any religious background would be able to understand. He touches on lip-profession and religious hypocrisy, Allah’s mercy and forgiveness and being a “doer” of the Word, living one’s life according to the principles of Moses, Jesus and Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) and the unity of religion.