Special Release: Finding Allah with the Broken Hearted – The True Place of the Believer – UK Tour

The Prophet Muhammad’s message, peace and blessings of Allah be upon him, of healing and hope often found its most compelling expression amongst the marginalised and forgotten. Those whose spirits had been broken by injustice, inequity and poverty were the ones that the Prophet drew close and raised up. Imam Afroz Ali takes us back, [...]

Seeker’s Expectations – How to Seek Knowledge

In the Name of Allah, the Benevolent, the Merciful Seeker’s Expectations Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, Three keys: (1) Prepare carefully for class (2) Attend attentively (3) Review regularly How to Prepare for the Class Minimally: (1) Read the text (2) Prepare your questions Ideally: (1) Do the related readings (2) Take notes (3) Note/Look up [...]

Special Release: Building Institutions of Hope – Imam Afroz Ali – UK Tour, 2013

The Cambridge Muslim Project is a tremendous project under the leadership of Shaykh Abdul Hakim Murad, setting a standard for Muslim communities of how spaces of hope or safe spaces should look like. Imam Afroz Ali talks about three points which we need to keep in mind for building safe spaces. First is the need [...]

Ramadan Practice Exercise 03 – Decrease Food – Imam Afroz Ali

In 2011, Imam Afroz Ali recorded a short series of Ramadan ‘exercises’. This year we will, insha’Allah, continue this series. Ramadan Exercise 3 – Decrease Food. This world is a means of provision to your Lord, not to your satiation. Listen to the short talk on our IslamCast here. This blog is part of our Seekers Highlights [...]

Fasting for Love: Habib Kadhim’s Ramadan Message #Fast4Love

Note: This is translation of the Arabic video from the Fasting for Love webinar In the name of Allah, the Most Merciful, Most Compassionate. All praise belongs to Allah, Lord of the worlds. And peace and mercy be upon the most noble of prophets and messengers: our master and beloved, our Prophet Muhammad, and upon [...]

Is Your Zakat Due? – A Reader and Resources on Giving Zakat

  Ramadan tends to be the time where most people are looking to pay their Zakat. We get numerous questions regarding how, when and who, to give Zakat. A simple search of our Answers page will produce numerous answers that may be of benefit, but we have found a few that may be most useful [...]

Why I Support SeekersHub Global – Sr. Erin Rutherford

Assalaam Alaikum Seekers and Friends, Ramadan Mubarak! I pray that you are in the best of health and faith. I seriously love the work that I do for SeekersHub Global! It is motivating to see how many people join us each term. Since our humble beginning over 25,000 students have studied with us– to improve their relationship with Allah, [...]

Here are a Few of my Favourite Things – My Journey – By Sr Alma

The best thing that has happened to me in my life was almost three years ago. I typed in “Surah” in the youtube search box and “randomly” picked the second choice on the given choices- Surah Al Rahman. At the time, the views were about 16 million so I decided to click on the link [...]

Bites of Spiritual Protein – Ustadha Tamara Gray – Rabata

Original posted on the Rabata blog, by Ustadha Tamara Gray Ustadha Tamara Gray will be joining us for the Fasting for Love Ramadan Webinar on July 12th. You can register for the webinar here. The disease, Anorexia Nervosa, is serious and can cause death. It is characterized by a fear of weight gain that leads [...]

Special Release: Gifts of the Prophet – Imam Afroz Ali – UK Tour 2013

Last year Imam Afroz Ali was to join Shaykh Faraz Rabbani for the UK Tour. For reasons out of our control, Imam Afroz was unable join the Knowledge without Barriers Tour. Instead, his lectures were recorded at his studio in Sydney, and played in his absence during the tour. These lectures have never been released [...]