Entries by Ryan Hilliard

Spiritual Activism: Uniting Soul, Mind and Body

There is no inherent disconnect or contradiction between Islamic spirituality and social or political activism. In fact, Islamic spirituality is not only relevant but essential to all forms of activism, says Shaykh Riad Saloojee. Islam provides a view of human reality that is cogent, holistic and practical. This view is always sensitive to both the […]

In 2017, You Helped 3 MILLION People Get the Guidance They Needed

al-Hamduli’llah, 3 million people from more than 200 countries visited SeekersGuidance.org in 2017 to access knowledge and guidance from reliable Islamic scholars. Our online academy now has over 80,000 student registrations. And our growing number of podcasts are being downloaded at record numbers. But perhaps the biggest news of 2017 was the launch of our […]

SeekersGuidance’s Top 5 Podcasts of 2017

What a year for our podcasts. SeekersGuidance’s scholars and teachers made a wide array of topics on Islam fresh and relevant, discussing everything from getting along with neighbors and improving personal interactions to community engagement and setting new leadership standards. All of these high-quality recordings and more are powered by SeekersGuidance and available on iTunes, […]

SeekersGuidance’s Top 5 Videos of 2017

If you’re like us, we’re visual learners. We like to see the people that we gain knowledge from and benefit directly through their words and mannerisms, and even their appearance. The Companions learned from the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) this way, and we want the same experience. SeekersGuidance works hard in order […]

SeekersGuidance’s Top 5 Answers of 2017

All of us have questions about Islam, but getting the answer we need is easier said than done. We want to know that the answer is coming from a qualified, reliable source that knows our tradition and can apply it to our situation. The SeekersGuidance Answer Service does just that: helping you benefit from useful […]

SeekersGuidance’s Top 5 Blog Posts of 2017

This past year, SeekersGuidance featured pieces that spoke to you—from Prophetic health to parenting to spiritual protection. We ran essays from our teachers and students from around the world, and introduced transcripts from our most listened-to podcasts, reflecting the power and influence of beneficial knowledge on the entire Ummah. This is what the SeekersGuidance Blog […]

Seekersguidance’s Top 5 On Demand Courses of 2017

In 2017, we were busy people with busy lives. Even when we’re “on the go”, we want to make sure we’re going in the right direction. That’s why SeekerGuidance started offering On-Demand courses. With a number of subjects to choose from and high-quality recordings from our scholars that are easy to access and download, SeekersGuidance […]

Imam al-Ghazali: The Unlikely Seeker

by Omar SallamA child is born, probably to a great joy for his family. This child would sadly grow up and lose his father. With no money, he is sent to seek means for funding. Years later, he would be attacked by brigades. Without going further in this story, if I were to ask, “does […]