A Poem for Personal Problems – Novid Shaid

A Poem for Personal Problems   One day I awoke Aching head and broke Someone shaking me Cursing deafeningly:   “Time to get angry! Irascibility!   You’ve been hurt and tricked! People take the mick! You don’t deserve this! So, give them all a miss!   Time to feel despair! Your life has no repair! […]

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, […]

Islamic Time Management (1) : The Ultimate Hack in Islam – Sidi Tushar Imdad

The Ultimate Hack in Islam Did you know that any good deed you do could be rewarded anywhere between one, to 10X, to 700X or ‘even more’? Two people could both be working at a task, let’s say writing a report for work. One gets the reward of 1 and another gets 700! The reality […]

Scholars of the Subcontinent – Shaykh Hamzah Maqbul

In this inspiring and informative lecture, Shaykh Hamzah Maqbul discusses how knowledge and scholarship flourished in the Indian subcontinent. The subcontinent became a vibrant and illuminating center of Islamic scholarship which produced many erudite scholars. From Shah Waliuallah to the founding scholars of the world renowned Deoband seminary, Shaykh Hamzah elaborates on the immense sacrifices […]

Parents Matter More Than Peers – Shaykh Hamza Karamali

* Courtesy of basiraheducation.org Muslim Reflections on Leonard Sax’s The Collapse of Parenting We want to transfer our religious values to our children. We want them to love Allah and His Messenger, to live moral lives, to be responsible and hardworking, to pray for us after we leave this world, and to bring joy to […]

Knowledge Without Barriers: A Heartbreaking Story About A Student in Need

I just wanted to share a quick story that reflects the importance and blessings of SeekersGuidance and the Knowledge Without Barriers initiative. This is a short story about one of the sharpest students in our class, who always looked exhausted. Every half an hour or so, he would stand so that he wouldn’t doze off […]

Daily Checklist for the Spiritual Traveler to the Divine – Compiled by Shaykh ‘Abd al-Rahmān al-Sha‘ār

Any individual wishing to turn to Allah on a daily basis should try their upmost to implement the following checklist and advice.This daily checklist was compiled by Shaykh Abd al-Rahman al-Sha’ar, son of Sidi Abu Munir, the longtime personal attendant of the great Damascene scholar of Islamic spiritually, Shaykh Abd al-Rahman al-Shaghouri. صلاة ركعتين في […]

The Necessity of Islamic Institutions in the Modern Age – Imam Khalid Latif

The Need “With modernity, people lose a depth of perspective that you can only see in one direction, either outward or inward… we’re supposed to be people who can see in both directions.” Qualified Teachers “Where you move from having somebody who is just a professor to a teacher: that they embody a sense of […]

Parenting Question of the Week – Shaykh Hamza Karamali

* Courtesy of Basira Education How do I answer my five-year old daughter when she asks, “Where is Allah?” 15-year olds in my Why Islam is True class learn how to answer this question. They learn that God is not in a space because space is a property of things in the created universe. Since […]

Being with Allah and His Messenger ﷺ – Habib Umar

* Courtesy of Muwasala Sayyidi al-Habib `Umar bin Hafiz (may Allah protect him and benefit us by him) reflects upon the meaning of being with Allah and His Messenger ﷺ. The Messenger of Allah ﷺ said: “A person is with the one they love.” Thus you can gauge your love for Allah and His Messenger […]