Praise of the Prophet

Qasida Burda (The Mantle Ode) Part 1


This poem is arguably the most memorized and recited poem in the Muslim world. It discusses the sublime character and exalted rank of the Prophet Muhammad (Allah bless him and give him peace). This is the same poem that used to grace the walls of the famous houses of Baghdad and still graces the Prophetic Rawda in Madina Munawwara and Salahuddin’s Tomb in Damascus.

Poetic Seerah


A Conference about the greatest of creation, the Messenger Muhammad (peace be upon Him). Mufti Abdur Rahman delivered a talk at the Conference which was on Poetry complied of the beloved Messenger Muhammad (peace be upon Him).
The event was hosted by As Suffa Institute of Birmingham (UK).

Qasida Burdah: Unravelling a Rose


Shaykh Abdur Rahman ibn Yusuf covers the famous poem of Imam al-Busiri “Qaisa Burdah” on the praise of the last Prophet (May Peace and Blessings be Upon Him): A literary genius celebrated for its eloquence and translated into numerous languages to convey the deep and profound meaning over generations and across continents.

The words of this inspiring legacy adorn some of the most famous buildings across the Islamic world.