Entries by Zinat Asif

Heart Melting Traditions: The Temptations of This World

Hadiths to Revive the Heart Part Two: The Temptations of This World This is the second article based on the series, The Heart Softeners from ‘Kitab al-Riqaq from the Mishkat al Masabih, presented by  Shaykh Abdullah Misra. In the previous article, we learned about the reality of this world and touched on the two blessings […]

Living Simply: The Love of Meeting Allah (Part Nine)

Living Simply: Letting Go and Holding Fast The Joy of the Believer (Part Nine) In order to get through life with ease, the early Muslims (salaf) focused on certain key ways of living that would make it spiritually and practically easier and more fruitful. They coined a term for the variegated rules that they lived […]

SeekersGuidance Course: On Worship: Shurunbulali’s Ascent to Felicity

On Worship (Purification, Prayer, Fasting, Zakat, and Hajj): Shurunbulali’s Ascent to Felicity Need answers to day-to-day issues you encounter in worship? Register for this free SeekersGuidance Course and study one of the most comprehensive works of Sacred Law (fiqh) in the Hanafi school, Shurunbulali’s Ascent to Felicity (Maraqi al-Sa‘adat).  About this Course This course is […]

Children’s Books: Reading List From SeekersGuidance Scholars

What is On Your Bookshelf? A Reading List of Our Scholars’ Favorites Children’s Books   From their time in the womb, babies are said to be able to recognize certain sounds and music. At the age of forty, our Noble Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) was instructed: “Read [O Prophet] in the name […]

New Year Reflections: Review and Renew

An Islamic Guide to Embracing the New Year  SeekersGuidance Readers provide the seeker with a purposely curated list of articles, answers, podcasts, and courses from SeekersGuidance on a particular topic. These guides serve as a gateway to knowledge and guidance. The end of the year usually brings with it a sense of reflection and evaluation. […]

Living Simply: Active Minimalism

Do You Eat to Your Fill? The Real Minimalist Life Shaykh Farid Dingle In order to get through life with ease, the early Muslims (salaf) focused on certain key ways of living that would make it spiritually and practically easier and more fruitful. They coined a term for the variegated rules that they lived by, […]

From Revelation to Preservation: A SeekersGuidance Course

SeekersGuidance Course: From Revelation to Preservation Proving the Qur’an Is From God And It Is Perfectly Preserved    In the Name of Allah, the Encompassingly Merciful, the Particularly Merciful. This SeekersGuidance free course is taught by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat in fourteen downloadable sessions. It is offered online, in English, and does not require any prerequisite […]

A Guide to Marriage: SeekersGuidance Reader

A Guide To Marriage in Islam SeekersGuidance Readers provide the seeker with a purposely curated list of articles, answers, podcasts and courses from SeekersGuidance, on a particular topic. These guides serve as a gateway to knowledge and guidance. And We created you in pairs. (Quran, 78:8) This article contains an updated collection of articles, podcasts, […]

Masters and Millennials: Acting Upon One’s Knowledge

Acting Upon One’s Knowledge Masters And Millennials (thirteen) by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan This is the thirteenth part of a series of articles that are based on al-Fawa’id al-Mukhtarah, one of the seminal works of the great scholar al-Habib Zayn bin Sumayt. The book focuses on a range of topics relevant to daily life and modern […]

Overwhelmed by Guilt?

“How blunt are all the arrows of thy quiver in comparison with those of guilt”. -Robert Blair The following article was published on Mental Health 4 Muslims. Guilt is one of the most powerful of human emotions. It can motivate one to seek redemption or it can leave one feeling hopeless; it can set one […]