The complete Wird Latif of Imam al-Haddad, with transliteration

As with all the litanies of Imam al-Haddad, al-Wird al-Latif is made up of nothing but the ‘prayers’ of the Prophet (peace be upon him) and the formulae that he instructed his community to recite mornings and evenings. It is therefore strictly in conformity with the sunna, and once it is well-rehearsed and becomes regular practice, […]

Advice for the Last Week of Ramadan from Habib Hussein as-Saqqaf

This week is your last chance to really put forth your efforts – do not allow or be satisfied by losing any of these last moments to be in the remembrance of Allah Most High.  Take advantage of this time that the shayateen are in chains, such that one can do more. Fasting of the average Muslim […]

The Powerful Dua of a Parent

In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful All praises are for Allah SWT, the most Compassionate, the most Forgiving. Salutations and blessings be upon our Prophet Muhammad SAW, his family and companions. Oh Allah, I submit myself to You. I realize that parenting a child is a very difficult task and […]

Raising a Muslim with Manners by Hina Khan-Mukhtar

Photograph by Audrée Marsolais. I once asked a scholar for advice on what we should be teaching our children and he immediately responded, “Adab and akhlaq (manners and etiquettes). Parents don’t emphasize these enough anymore.” He went on to define “adab” as “the appropriate action, attitude, and response in any given situation”. Another scholar once said, “Adab beautifies […]

Making Ramadan a Time for Young Hearts to Grow

by Nour Merza A crackling fireplace. Cookies and milk on the table. A brightly-lit tree crowned with a star and surrounded by gifts. Few of us have grown up without these images of Christmas. Similarly, few of us have grown up with such warm images of Muslim holidays. In fact, in today’s environment, Muslim children […]

We need to raise $100,000 by Ramadan – A message from Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Assalamu alaykum wa rahmatullah, Dear fellow seekers on the path to Allah, I pray this finds you in the best of health and spirits. As Ramadan is fast approaching, I wanted to make an urgent appeal for support – and share some good news with you. First, the urgent appeal… SeekersHub urgently needs to raise […]

Elevation of Spirit: Attitudes and Approaches to Fasting, by Shaykh Faid Muhammad Said

Muslims the world over will soon observe the fast of Ramadan, abstaining from all food consumption and other circumscribed activities from dawn till dusk.  The annual cycle of Ramadan in the calendar continues to coincide with the longer days of summer, at least in the western hemisphere, making for a debilitating experience.  But Muslims need […]

He only wants to Forgive and Give! Nisfu Shaban: The Middle Night of Sha’ban – Sh. Faid Said

Allah (subhana wa ta’ala) is the Most Merciful and Compassionate, and as He has mentioned in Surah Al-A’raf (156): “…My Mercy encompasses all things.” Allah (subhana wa ta’ala) says in the next two ayahs (Surah Al-A’raf, 157-8): “Those who follow the Messenger, the unlettered prophet, whom they find written in what they have of the […]

The Fiqh (Law) of Peace – 12 Points Summarizing the Islamic Values Related to Peace Building by Shaykh Abdallah Bin Bayyah

[Human Values] Harmony and cohesion in a society are directly proportional to its adherence to share moral values. A society that does not adopt common values and turns away from a higher moral path becomes self-centered, and, as a result, experiences deterioration both internally and in relationship to others. It may also adopt a negative […]

War is not the Way: Peace is the Path by Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

The following is the foreword to the booklet entitled, “Pursuit of Peace: 2014 Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies.” Click here for the original link [Spread Peace] The pursuit of peace is a most noble human endeavour. The Qur’an states, “Now if they incline towards peace, then incline to it, and place your trust in […]