Be Light: Three Keys To Being Ambassadors Of The Prophet – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani’s khutbah at Houghton Masjid, South Africa

Listen to Shaykh Faraz Rabbani’s jummah khutbah at Houghton Masjid, South Africa on 24th July 2015. While other Prophets were given “manifest proofs” (bayyinat) by Allah, the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) was himself sent as a manifest proof (al-bayyina) of the truth. “Those who reject (Truth), among the People of the Book and […]

Spread Light in South Africa – SeekersHub Tour starts with Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

It has been a great start to the Spread Light tour of South Africa. Shaykh Faraz Rabbani arrived earlier in the week and has already appeared on local radio and given the jumuah khutbah at Houghton Masjid. Follow the full tour schedule on our webpage, or join the facebook event page for regular updates. We […]

Ramadan, Rumi, and Love By Zeshan Zafar

It is part of life to have a difference of opinion with various individuals or groups of people. Terry Tempest Williams, in one of her books, states, “Most of all, difference of opinions are opportunities of learning.” However, generally speaking, on many occasions, when this occurs, if one doesn’t manage it well or lacks comportment, […]

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 […]