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Archive for September, 2010
A Meeting with a Great Scholar of This Age: Mufti Taqi Usmani by Ustadh Abdullah Anik Misra

A Meeting with a Great Scholar of This Age: Mufti Taqi Usmani by Ustadh Abdullah Anik Misra Last night, six members of the Seekers Guidance team who reside in Amman, Jordan had the opportunity to meet Shaykh Mufti Taqi ‘Uthmani. Considered by many people of knowledge to be one of the foremost scholars of our [...]

The Dowdy Muslim – Novid Shaid

  The Dowdy Muslim By Novid Shaid, September, 2010   There once was a dowdy Muslim whose face looked clumsy and cold. She would waddle down the street, looking down at her feet, covered up in flowing dark folds.   When she trudged on through the markets or stood in queue like a dull figurine, [...]

United for Change Conference Photos

United for Change Conference Photos Dr. Zainab Alwani, Dr. Mohammed Beshir, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani, Dr. Omer Abdelkafy, Mohammed Ashour Dr. Zainab Alwani, Dr. Mohamed Bashir, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani, Dr. Omar Abdelkafy, Br. Mohammed Ashour Imam Zaid Shakir, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani, Shaykh Navaid Aziz Imam Zaid speaking Dr. Umar Faruq Abd-Allah Sr. Rabia Iqbal, Shaykh Yasir [...]

SeekersGuidance: Fulfilling A Vital Role in Our Community Through Unique Learning Opportunities

SeekersGuidance: Fulfilling A Vital Role in Our Community Through Unique Learning OpportunitiesSeekersGuidance: Fulfilling A Vital Role in Our Community Through Unique Learning Opportunities Br. Khuram Zaman shares his observations about SeekersGuidance, where SeekersGuidance fits in today and how SeekersGuidance can help the Muslim community. Our thanks and appreciation go to Khurram for his honest assessment. [...]

Discussion and Disagreement – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Discussion and Disagreement – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Play Audio: Discussion and Disagreement – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Shaykh Faraz Rabbani delineates ethics of discussing and debating, and the optimal mindset of social interaction related to guiding people to Islam.

Pause For Thought from journalist Abdul-Rehman Malik

Pause For Thought from journalist Abdul-Rehman Malik Play Audio: Pause for Thought from journalist Abdul Rehman Malik – BBC Radio The sheep bleated angrily from below. They had every reason to be annoyed. They were locked in the luggage hold of a rickety old bus winding its way through the hilly Anatolian countryside. My friend [...]

Video: How SeekersGuidance Courses Work

Video: How SeekersGuidance Courses Work – Online Islamic Learning Made Easy An explanation of how SeekersGuidance courses work: registration; downloadable lessons; the Seekers forums for questions; the related materials and resources; the self-study assignments; the live sessions and being able to contact or ask questions from teachers or TA’s at any time.

Towards Saving and Investing in a Halal Manner: A Few Steps – Shaykh Taha Abdul-Basser

Towards Saving and Investing in a Halal Manner: A Few Steps Al-hamdu lillah wa s-salatu wa s-salam ‘ala sayyidina Muhammad wa ‘ala alihi wa man walahu Question: I want to invest and save money in a shari’a compliant way, but I really don’t know where to start. Can you point me in the correct direction? [...]

Shaykh ‘Umar al-Yafi’s Supplication for Rain

Shaykh ‘Umar al-Yafi’s Supplication for Rain Shaykh Umar al-Yafi b. Muhammad al-Husayni was born in the city of Yafa (Jaffa) in Ottoman Palestine in 1759/1173.  His family settled there after leaving Mecca for Morocco and then residing in the city of Dimyat in Egypt for a period.  He memorized the Qur’an with its proper recitation [...]

Secrets of the Prophetic Chamber

Secrets of the Prophetic Chamber A rare first-hand account of being inside the chamber housing the blessed body of the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him). – The Conversations of Tears and Reverence I still remember the conversations with the two old men in Mecca, while looking at their weaving. I was [...]