The Necessity of Islamic Institutions in the Modern Age – Imam Khalid Latif

The Need “With modernity, people lose a depth of perspective that you can only see in one direction, either outward or inward… we’re supposed to be people who can see in both directions.” Qualified Teachers “Where you move from having somebody who is just a professor to a teacher: that they embody a sense of […]

Global Impact Report: A Snapshot of the Growing, Global Impact Made Possible With Your Support

SeekersGuidance has launched our Global Impact Report. It expounds on our vision to build an Islamic Seminary with Global Impact while upholding the Prophetic ethos of making knowledge free and accessible to all those who seek it. A letter from our founder, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani, is included. He talks about the focus, the gradual and steady […]

Parenting Question of the Week – Shaykh Hamza Karamali

* Courtesy of Basira Education How do I answer my five-year old daughter when she asks, “Where is Allah?” 15-year olds in my Why Islam is True class learn how to answer this question. They learn that God is not in a space because space is a property of things in the created universe. Since […]

Being with Allah and His Messenger ﷺ – Habib Umar

* Courtesy of Muwasala Sayyidi al-Habib `Umar bin Hafiz (may Allah protect him and benefit us by him) reflects upon the meaning of being with Allah and His Messenger ﷺ. The Messenger of Allah ﷺ said: “A person is with the one they love.” Thus you can gauge your love for Allah and His Messenger […]

The History of Mawlid in Kenya – Sharrif Assad Ahmed al Hussaini

* Courtesy of Al-Huda TV Kenya In this video interview, Sharrif Assad Ahmed al Hussaini discusses the history and development of Mawlid in Kenya. The Mawlid celebration was initiated in Kenya through the Ba Alawi family and spiritual order. Sharrif Assad shares how the Ba Alawi families in Kenya ensured that Mawlid recitations and celebrations […]

Announcing the SeekersGuidance Youth Certificate

The Etiquette (Adab) of the Visitation (Ziyara) of the Prophet ﷺ – Dr. Hisham A. Hellyer

The Sacred Signs of God The sages and scholars of this religion have agreed that veneration for the sacred signs (sha’ir) of God is from the virtues of the heart – likewise, lack of proper etiquette (adab) with those signs is evidence of an unhealthy heart. Allah says in His Book: “If someone venerates the […]

Allow Your Emotions to Be Elevated – Habib Umar

Sayyidi Habib Umar bin Hafiz (may Allah protect him and benefit us by him) calls us to allow our emotions to be elevated in order for us to taste the sweetness of faith and to be with Allah’s Beloved ﷺ The Prophets, their Families and Companions and the angels are all party to intense feelings […]

The Trodden Path (Episode 10): Shaykh Esa Mannun

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 provide us with refreshing insights and lessons, and motivate us to follow in […]

A Poetic Gift for Rabi al Awwal – Novid Shaid

Novid Shaid pens a heartwarming poetic piece on the Beloved (peace be upon him and his family):   When he lifted his hand to my heart He was so odious to me When he lifted his hand from my heart He was most beloved to me   I was circling the house of Allah With […]