A Simple Resolution: Creating Safe Spaces Within Our Communities – Saad Razi Shaikh

It is upon each one of us, to be a source of strength and mercy, to ourselves, and to our fellow believers. Watching a kid pick up a new sport is fun. Watching an adult pick up a new sport is even more fun. I understood the latter, when I first started playing table tennis, […]

Watch Imam Khalid Latif: Give Your Zakat to the Islamic Scholars Fund Before Year-End.

Thank you for making 2019 a year in which you made a difference by so generously giving and supporting the work we do at SeekersGuidance. With just a few days left in the year, please consider building on the profound impact you’ve made in 2019 with a Zakat donation that helps scholars and students of […]

Shaykh Faraz Asks For Your Support of the Islamic Scholars Fund. There Is Still Time Before Year-End.

Prefer ? Click Here Prefer ? Click Here Thank you for making 2019 a year in which you made a difference by so generously giving and supporting the work we do at SeekersGuidance. With just a few days left in the year, please consider building on the profound impact you’ve made in 2019 with a Zakat donation that helps […]

From the Dawn of History – Stories of Light

Join award-winning author Mehded Maryam Sinclair with your family as she takes you on a breath-taking journey through: The Formation of the Universe and Planet Earth The Creation of the First Human The Divinely-Intentioned Establishment of Human Life on Earth The Procession of the Divine Messengers The Fulfillment of the Message in the Prophet Muhammad, […]

Who is looking out for Muslim converts this Ramadan? Imam Khalid Latif

The convert experience in Islam is one that is tough for many. Muslim communities throughout the world get excited when someone enters into their doors saying they want to accept Islam. There are hugs and laughter and a large uproar – and then everything stops and the convert has to figure out how to move […]

Why Can’t We Unite? A Brief Overview of Moon-Sighting Wars (And How To Avoid Them)

“Local!” “Global!” “Sighting!” “Calculations” “Saudi!” “Pakistan!” Shaykh Sohail Hanif makes sense of the annual moon-sighting debates. The blessed month of Ramadan is almost upon us. It is a month of contemplation, fasting, prayer and tranquility. But just as the tranquility of Paradise is “surrounded by disliked matters,”[1] Ramadan can only be arrived at after crossing […]

The Pedagogical Power of the Mawlid, Pt II

The mawlid in the eyes of a scholar like al-Azafi served a more fundamental purpose. It was a powerful pedagogical tool that sowed a pious love for the Prophet, blessings and peace be upon him, in the hearts of people, an interest in his life and teachings, and a deep connection to his person.

Calling to Allah (Da’wah): Ustadh Amjad Tarsin

Ustadh Amjad Tarsin recounts an encounter he had with a Jehovah’s Witness representative, who was an example to those calling to Allah. Conveying the Message Ustadh Amjad was at home before Jum’ah prayer and there was a knock on the door. He opened the door and saw two people who are older, maybe in their […]

The Pedagogical Power of the Mawlid, Pt I

In this first part of a two-part article, Ustadh Salman Younas discusses the Festivals of Islam, and the mawlid in particular, as a joyous expression of the greatest blessing from Allah. Discussions on the mawlid and its permissibility often occur in a context where the focus is primarily directed towards determining the strict legal merits […]

Goodness to Parents – A Reader

Goodness to parents is one of the greatest character traits one can have. Here are some of SeekersGuidance’s best resources on the subject. The Virtues of Parents The Powerful Dua of a Parent Supplication of Excellence to Parents – Du`a’ Birr al-Walidayn  The Noble Intention of Parents Parents – Your Door to Allah’s Acceptance, by Ustadh Uthman Bally Highest Virtues, […]