The Trodden Path (Episode 12): Shaykh Abul Hasan Ali Nadwi

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In this series, Shaykh Shoayb Ahmed of South Africa will take us on a journey through the lives and biographies of some of the most celebrated and well known scholars of the twentieth and twenty - first century. These historical accounts will…

Introducing The Centre for Arabic Manuscript Verification and Editing - Istanbul, Turkey

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By Shaykh Mahmoud Masri SeekersGuidance launched The Centre for Arabic Manuscript Verification and Editing in January 2020, in partnership with  the Fatih Sultan Mehmet University Research Centre, ISAM - Centre of Islamic Studies, and the…

Love for Lady Fatima - Habib Umar

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A poem by Habib Umar bin Hafiz on the love for Lady Fatima al-Zahra (May Allah be pleased with her): بِفَـاطِــمَـةْ قَـدْ صَــفَـا حَــاِلـي وَ نـِـلْـتُ الْـمَـرَ امْ ‎بِــضْـعَــةْ…

Regarding Sincerity: A Conversation About Truthful Intention and Self Accountability - By Dr. Mahmoud Masri

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There’s a story in ‘al-Risala al-Qushayriyya’ of a young man who regularly attended a gathering (majlis), when he heard a shaykh discussing sincerity: how is it, how should it be when performing actions, etc. The young man found this…
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Masterclass Course Announcement - Tushar Imdad

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As-salamu 'alaikum First of all, thank you for all the interest in my articles these last few months. It has been a true honour to have so many of you subscribe to my mailing list. I am so happy to finally announce the first training of…
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The Intimate Prayers of Ibrahim b. Adham - By Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat

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I've left all people, entirely, for your love. I've orphaned my dependants so I can see you.   If, for love, You diced me up into many pieces, My deep-feeling heart would yearn for none besides You.   Pardon (this)…

SeekersGuidance Launches the Dar al-Fuqaha’ Islamic Seminary in Istanbul

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In Partnership with the Sultan Mehmet Fatih Waqf University -- and Classes Begin In the Name of Allah, the Merciful and Compassionate  For a number of years, SeekersGuidance has been supporting displaced Syrian scholars based in Istanbul…
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Islamic Time Management Series: Power Your Day with Pre-Planning - Sidi Tushar Imdad

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If I lost my memory and could only remember ONE productivity technique from the many learned over the years, then do you know which I'd choose? PRE-PLANNING. Out of the thousands of pounds invested in the last few years and the dozens of…

The Trodden Path (Episode 11): Shaykh Sulayman al-Ahdal

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In this series, Shaykh Shoayb Ahmed of South Africa will take us on a journey through the lives and biographies of some of the most celebrated and well known scholars of the twentieth and twenty - first century. These historical accounts will…

Seeking Knowledge - Maulana Ebrahim Bham

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Maulana Ebrahim Bham marks the beginning of the South African educational year. He offers justifications for why educational sciences flourished after the coming of Islam, before highlighting the core meaning of the Hadith "Seeking knowledge…
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Reconnecting with Our Scholars Upon the Plain of Taqwa - Dr Fareeha Khan

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* Courtesy of The Sila Initiative  وَإِذَآ أَنْعَمْنَا عَلَى الإِنسَانِ أَعْرَضَ وَنَأَى بِجَانِبِهِ وَإِذَا مَسَّهُ الشَّرُّ كَانَ يَؤُوسًا “When…

On Lowering the Gaze - Habib Umar

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* Courtesy of Muwasala Habib Umar provides guidance on what helps us to lower our gaze The beginning of lowering the gaze is sincere resolve. If someone maintains that resolve then Allah will allow him to taste the sweetness of faith and thus…
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Hard Questions for the New Year - Imam Zaid Shakir

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* Courtesy of New Islamic Directions As we North American Muslims enter a new year it might be beneficial for us to ask ourselves some serious questions. A bit of soul searching has never harmed anyone. The type of questions I have in…
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Islamic Time Management: The Ultimate Hack in Islam (Part 2) - Sidi Tushar Imdad

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The Ultimate Hack in Islam Last week, we discovered that the greatest hack in Islam is undoubtedly the niyyah or intention. Today, I want to explore three innovative ways in which you can utilise this amazing gift from Allah. I'm pretty…

Istanbul Summer 2020 Ijaza Intensive Registration Now Open!

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ISTANBUL SUMMER 2020 IJAZA INTENSIVE  This program is especially designed for students of knowledge that want to build strong foundations in the basic Islamic Sciences in both rational and transmitted, such as Theology, Islamic Law,…
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Appreciating The Blessings of Allah - Shaykh Faid Said

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* Courtesy of The Nur  Shaykh Faid reminds us that guidance is the greatest achievement. Allah teaches us through the Quran what to ask him, how to ask him and when to ask him. Focusing on what to ask him, Allah teaches us to ask him for…
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A Simple Resolution: Creating Safe Spaces Within Our Communities - Saad Razi Shaikh

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It is upon each one of us, to be a source of strength and mercy, to ourselves, and to our fellow believers. Watching a kid pick up a new sport is fun. Watching an adult pick up a new sport is even more fun. I understood the latter, when I first…

Imam Zaid Shakir Calls on You to Support SeekersGuidance

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By the Grace of Allah, at this critical time of year-end, we were blessed to have Imam Zaid Shakir visit us at SeekersGuidance. He has always been a guide, a support, and a strong advocate of the mission of SeekersGuidance and the tremendous…
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New Year's Message 2020 - Moulana Ebrahim Bham

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  Moulana Ebrahim Bham (South Africa) welcomes New Year's Eve with a poignant reminder on resolutions, goals, and time management. He discusses what the passing of time means for Muslims and the importance of using it profitably. He…

Watch Imam Khalid Latif: Give Your Zakat to the Islamic Scholars Fund Before Year-End.

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Thank you for making 2019 a year in which you made a difference by so generously giving and supporting the work we do at SeekersGuidance. With just a few days left in the year, please consider building on the profound impact you’ve…

Shaykh Faraz Asks For Your Support of the Islamic Scholars Fund. There Is Still Time Before Year-End.

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Prefer ? Click Here Prefer ? Click Here Thank you for making 2019 a year in which you made a difference by so generously giving and supporting the work we do at SeekersGuidance. With just a few days left in the year, please…

Shaykh Ninowy Asks For Your Support of the Islamic Scholars Fund. There Is Still Time Before Year-End.

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Prefer ? Click Here Prefer ? Click Here Thank you for making 2019 a year in which you made a difference by so generously giving and supporting the work we do at SeekersGuidance. With just a few days left in the year, please…

The End of a Crucial Decade in Human History - Shaykh Sadullah Khan

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* Courtesy of Masjid al - Furqan In this Pre Khutba talk, Shaykh Sadullah Khan discusses the importance of valuing and utilizing one's time appropriately and constructively. He reminds the congregation that it is critical to reflect on…
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10 Reasons Not to Make a New Year’s Resolution This Year - Sidi Tushar Imdad

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10 Reasons NOT to Make a New Year’s Resolution This Year Every year the anticipation builds before January 1st to set a new habit or a new goal. And for 2020, it feels even more important. 2020 is such a nice, round number, right? We don’t…