Muslim Convert: I asked the Priest to Forgive Me…

Very few converts accept Islam straight away. The rest go through a spiritual turbulence as they come to terms with the big decision that lies ahead. If that describes you, then you’ll be comforted to know that you’re not alone. Watch this short interview with Ala, a Muslim convert, in which she talks about her […]

Maqam: The Station of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ – Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said urges us to reflect on our relationship with the Messenger of Allah. Do you know himﷺ? What does it truly mean to love himﷺ? We are fortunate to have the recordings of Shaykh Faid Mohammed from Simply Islam’s two day retreat in Singapore. Our journey begins with the maqam, the station, status and esteem, of the Beloved of […]

Muslim Convert: "I saw something greater happening"

Are you attracted to Islam, but have something holding you back? Abdullah, a Muslim convert, once felt the same way. But he overcame. You don’t choose much of your past, but you do choose your future. Self-development begins where your comfort zone ends. And true self-development begins by embracing truth when it comes your way. […]

No peace, no justice – Shaykh Hamdi Ben Aissa

Muslims have sadly become a people who are focused on the idea of justice, and justice above all, writes Shaykh Hamdi Ben Aissa. Our actions and concerns are governed by the mentality: no justice, no peace. Thus, we have become known to the world as fighters for our rights, demanding justice from all those who would […]

Crisis of Islam or Crisis of Humanity? It’s all a cause of concern – Ustadh Amjad Tarsin

Does the modern condition reflect a crisis of Islam or a crisis of Humanity? “For the Muslim its all a cause of concern,” says ustadh Amjad Tarsin. Allah has placed mankind as representatives of the Cosmos; this noble station calls us to responsibility. These experiences call us back to reflect on our relationship with the Owner […]

One Surprising Thing that Will Save Us – Shaykh Faid Said

What will save us? We commit many sins. We make many mistakes. Every day, we think we are increasing in experience and wisdom, but in reality we get closer and closer to death and our own personal Reckoning. In this inspiring talk, Shaykh Faid Muhammad Said tells us how our connection to Allah and His Messenger ﷺ, is the very […]

Disciplining the Soul, by Habib Umar bin Hafiz

The Ihya Ulum al-Din (Revival of the Religious Sciences) is considered to be one of the most widely-read, most reliable  books in the Islamic world, covering various topics from practice to spirituality. In this series, Habib Umar bin Hafiz taught the section “On Disciplining the Soul”, during a trip to Denmark. We are grateful to Muwasala for these […]

Etiquette of the Seeker According to the Teachings of Shaykh Salih al-Ja’fari

The engaging and eloquent Shaykh Babikr Ahmed Babikr offers this series on the etiquette of the seeker according to the teachings of Shaykh Salih al-Ja’fari, a renowned Sudanese scholar – a must listen. Who Was Shaykh Salih al-Ja’fari? The Etiquette of the Seeker: Sincerity   The Etiquette of the Seeker: Truthfulness The Etiquette of the Seeker: […]

Overwhelmed by Beauty and Truth, by Dr. Umar Faruq Abd-Allah

“No knowledge without practice, no practice without knowledge.” From China to Portugal to Morocco, past Islamic civilizations were filled with great beauty and truth, soothing and nourishing the souls, recounts Dr. Umar Faruq Abd-Allah. However, modern catastrophic changes destroyed this beauty, by betrayals of the Prophetic message through violations of the truth. Watch Dr. Umar explain the correlation between beauty […]

Inheriting our Legacy from the Prophet of Love ﷺ, by Shaykh Babikir Ahmad Babikir

Many of us display “good Muslim” image in public, while maintaining the “real me” in private. This indicates a lack of connection to the teachings of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ, as Shaykh Babikir Ahmad Babikir says. In this inspiring talk, Shaykh Babikir reminds us of how we have decentralized the idea of love from religion, turning it leading us to lose out […]