Faraz Rabbani was born in Karachi, Pakistan and raised in Toronto, Canada. He completed his Bachelors in Economics & Commerce in 1997 from the University of Toronto. While in Canada, Shaykh Faraz was involved with various organizations and projects, including founding and running the monthly The Muslim Voice and acting as the Vice-President of the University of Toronto Muslim Students' Association from 1994-1996. While in Toronto, he was involved in various Islamic study circles and educational programs, including those of Shaykh Ahmad Talal al-Ahdab, Shaykh Faisal Abd al-Razzaq, and Shaykh Muhammad Zahid Abu Ghudda. After graduation, Shaykh Faraz traveled with his family to Damascus, Syria to formally seek Islamic knowledge with a number of scholars including Shaykh Haytham Idilbi, Shaykh Abd al-Rahman Kharsa, Shaykh Abd al-Haleem Abu Sha`r, Shaykh Umar al-Sabbagh, Shaykh Jihad Brown, Shaykh Mu'min al-Annan, Shaykh Hassan al-Hindi, Sayyidi Shaykh Adib Kallas, Shaykh Muhammad Jumuah, Sh. Abd al-Razzaq al-Halabi, Shaykh Haytham, Shaykh Abd al-Haleem Abu Sha`r, and Ustadh Mahmud al-Bayruti. He is also the student (Murid) of Shaykh Nuh Ha Mim Keller. After studying and researching in Jordan and Pakistan, in 2007 he is teaching through SeekersGuidance, both online and on-the-ground.