Reconnecting with Our Scholars Upon the Plain of Taqwa – Dr Fareeha Khan

* Courtesy of The Sila Initiative  وَإِذَآ أَنْعَمْنَا عَلَى الإِنسَانِ أَعْرَضَ وَنَأَى بِجَانِبِهِ وَإِذَا مَسَّهُ الشَّرُّ كَانَ يَؤُوسًا “When We bestow Our favors unto man he turns away and becomes remote. But when evil befalls he gives himself up to despair.” [17:8] Among the many thousands of spiritual disciples of Ashraf ‘Ali Thanawi (d. 1943), […]

On Lowering the Gaze – Habib Umar

* Courtesy of Muwasala Habib Umar provides guidance on what helps us to lower our gaze The beginning of lowering the gaze is sincere resolve. If someone maintains that resolve then Allah will allow him to taste the sweetness of faith and thus assist him in continuing to lower his gaze. The stronger the believer’s […]

Hard Questions for the New Year – Imam Zaid Shakir

* Courtesy of New Islamic Directions As we North American Muslims enter a new year it might be beneficial for us to ask ourselves some serious questions. A bit of soul searching has never harmed anyone. The type of questions I have in mind involve a set of challenges to some of the prevailing trends […]

Islamic Time Management: The Ultimate Hack in Islam (Part 2) – Sidi Tushar Imdad

The Ultimate Hack in Islam Last week, we discovered that the greatest hack in Islam is undoubtedly the niyyah or intention. Today, I want to explore three innovative ways in which you can utilise this amazing gift from Allah. I’m pretty sure some of these techniques will be new to you. 1. Start intending for […]

Appreciating The Blessings of Allah – Shaykh Faid Said

* Courtesy of The Nur  Shaykh Faid reminds us that guidance is the greatest achievement. Allah teaches us through the Quran what to ask him, how to ask him and when to ask him. Focusing on what to ask him, Allah teaches us to ask him for guidance.

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, […]

New Year’s Message 2020 – Moulana Ebrahim Bham

  Moulana Ebrahim Bham (South Africa) welcomes New Year’s Eve with a poignant reminder on resolutions, goals, and time management. He discusses what the passing of time means for Muslims and the importance of using it profitably. He also expounds on the Qur’anic paradigm of the purpose of life. Finally, Moulana Ebrahim concludes with a […]

Shaykh Ninowy 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 […]

The End of a Crucial Decade in Human History – Shaykh Sadullah Khan

* Courtesy of Masjid al – Furqan In this Pre Khutba talk, Shaykh Sadullah Khan discusses the importance of valuing and utilizing one’s time appropriately and constructively. He reminds the congregation that it is critical to reflect on how time has passed us collectively. With the completion of a decade, Shaykh Sadullah highlights the various […]

10 Reasons Not to Make a New Year’s Resolution This Year – Sidi Tushar Imdad

10 Reasons NOT to Make a New Year’s Resolution This Year Every year the anticipation builds before January 1st to set a new habit or a new goal. And for 2020, it feels even more important. 2020 is such a nice, round number, right? We don’t want to miss out on ‘2020 Life Vision’ (get the […]