Entries by Ahmed D.

The Farewell Sermon: Reflections on the Prophet’s Counsel – Habib Muhammad Abdul-Rahman al-Saqqaf

On Thursday 30th July 2020, over a billion Muslims around the world prayed for Mercy and nearness to God on the holy day of Arafat. It is our continued effort to disseminate light, clarity, and guidance to the global community. In pursuit of this endeavour, SeekersGuidance hosted a special online event in commemoration of the […]

The Masters and the Millennials | Part 6: From the Cradle to the Grave – Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan

This is the sixth part of a series, click here for the previous article. In the Name of Allah, Most Merciful and Compassionate One of the challenges of the current age is that many young students of sacred knowledge stop studying after only a few years because they receive public recognition. They are not really […]

Saving Our Souls Series | Part 4: 22 Sins of the Heart – Shaykh Yusuf Weltch

There are minor sins and there are major sins.  There are sins of the limbs and there are sins of the heart. The latter in both are the most severe.  Before you can repent from sins you need to know that you’ve fallen into them. So it only makes sense for us to be aware […]

Recapping Day of Arafat Event 2020

This past Thursday, July 30th, we had an amazing online Arafat event.  We were joined by notable scholars, devotional artists, and community thinkers from around the world. Click the video above to watch the webinar. Speakers included: Imam Yama Niazi Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Ustadha Shireen Ahmed Shaykh Abdul Rahim Reasat Shaykh Faraz […]

Term One Dar al Fuqaha Courses Now Available

Earlier this year, SeekersGuidance in partnership with the Sultan Mehmet Fatih University launched the Dar al Fuqaha Seminary in Istanbul, an important project to train the next generation of scholars. Term One classes from the Dar al Fuqaha Seminary, are now available on the SeekersGuidance Course Catalog. Courses are taught by leading scholars including: Shaykh […]

The Seekers Youth Intensive 2020

In the upcoming days, we have an exciting youth program starting online with SeekersGuidance. This is suitable for anyone who wants to learn their basics but is specifically designed for ages 13-18; both boys and girls. If you’re a parent or guardian you can sign up your child(ren), but if you’re a youth that’s interested […]

The Masters and the Millennials | Part 5: The Shaykhs We Meet – Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan

This is the fifth part of a series, click here for the previous article. In the Name of Allah, Most Merciful and Compassionate Here, we will be discussing the different shaykhs and teachers we may encounter in our lives. They may fall into one or more of the following three categories (Although a shaykh can to […]

Saving Our Souls Series | Part 3: A Precious Counsel from a Revered Scholar – Shaykh Yusuf Weltch

Our master ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Alawi al-Haddad (may Allah be pleased with him and benefit us by him) said, in his book ‘Religious Counsels’: These qualities are obligatory for every believer to embody and acquire… Referring to a prior statement just before this: That the believer should be: in a state of reverential awe humble in […]

The Best Ten: A Dhul Hijjah Reader

There’s only so much a pandemic can disrupt and if there’s one thing that will remain intact, it’s the virtuous days in the year Allah has selected. We experienced ten blessed nights at the end of Ramadan and upon us now are ten blessed days. Days that the Prophet (blessings and peace be upon him) […]