The Duties of Brotherhood: A Comprehensive SeekersHub Reader

The duties of brotherhood form the 15th chapter of Imam Al-Ghazali’s seminal work, the Ihya, which is widely regarded as the greatest work on Islamic spirituality in the world. The Seven Qur’anic Principles of Coexistence, by Shaykh Faid Said Nine Keys to True Brotherhood – Imam Sulami VIDEO: “Sound societies come from sound hearts” – […]

When Reviving The Islamic Spirit Came to Malaysia, by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil

The wildly popular Reviving The Islamic Spirit convention went to Malaysia for the first time this year. Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil, like others in the region, jumped at the opportunity. When I think of the RIS (Reviving The Islamic Spirit) Convention, I think of Canada – very far away. Imagine my surprise and delight when […]

A Mosque Statement On The London Attack

On 22nd March 2017, a man launched an attack near the parliament buildings in London, England, resulting in the death of five and injuries to over 40 people. Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said and Imam Professor Muhammad Hafiz Akram have issued the following statement on behalf of one of London’s busiest mosques.   Yesterday we all heard […]

Can We Talk About Biryani For A Moment? by Asma K Arif

“We got to feed them after the event otherwise no one will come” goes the mantra in the lead up to many Islamic programs. Asma K Arif questions why it is that Muslims struggle to organize successful programs without the element of food.   Disclaimer: Though the intention to offend is not present by the author of […]

Why The Sahaba Said All Division Is Evil, by Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

When faced with disagreements amongst Muslims, Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said argues that we should take the example of Abdullah bin Masud (may Allah be pleased with him) who said, “All division is evil and no good will come from it”. Allah Subhanu wa Tala has blessed us with His Nur and guided us to His nur […]

Parents – Your Door to Allah’s Acceptance, by Ustadh Uthman Bally

Sometimes a door to Allah is opened in the form of a good deed, such as praying or giving charity but then the door of acceptance is still closed. Through parents, this final door can be opened. Ustadh Uthman Bally recounts story upon wonderful story of how the relationship with our parents can have a major effect on our futures. […]

Imam Khalid Latif On Faith, Fear And Getting Stopped By Airport Security

Imam Khalid Latif is one of the people profiled in The Secret Life of Muslims, a digital series about Islamophobia. He is also the first Muslim chaplain at New York University. Our thanks to NPR’s Fresh Air for this interview. TERRY GROSS, HOST: This is FRESH AIR. I’m Terry Gross. My guest is the second […]

Our Children: Nurturing the Prophet’s ﷺ Spiritual Intelligence, by Anse Tamara Gray

Anse Tamara Gray on how we should nurture the spiritual growth in our children and how we can plant the seeds of Islam in them. Our thanks to Rabata for this recording. Anse Tamara’s photo is from Altamish + Hannan Photograpy.   Resources for Seekers How To Make the Prophet Muhammad Real for Small Children Parenting: […]

Muslim Convert: Muslims “walking the talk” and following Jesus more closely?

How are Muslims “walking the talk” and following the teachings of Jesus more closely than their Christian counterparts? Caroline from Scotland found out when she ran out of spiritual gas. Caroline’s search for truth took her to the Muslim world where she encountered Muslims praying in public. The Muslim prayer was everything that she knew about […]

Muslim Convert: Was the woman wearing a scarf to hide her cancer?

Laila from Mexico started asking “insolent” questions which led her to leave the Catholic faith at the young age of 13. She went from one Christian denomination to another always finding holes instead of answers. Later, she met a Muslim woman whom she thought was suffering from cancer and hiding her bald head with a […]