Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad – Thoughts on Evangelical Christianity – cambridge khutbas etc

cambridge khutbas etc.: Thoughts on Evangelical Christianity In this talk, Sheikh Abdal Hakim offers some thoughts on the increasingly assertive evangelical trend in Christianity, and how Muslims can constructively repsond to it. He emphasises firstly the importance of the Qur’anic principle of responding with what is better, and not being dragged into the abusive slanging […]

Shaykh Adib Kallas Died Today – October 21, 2009 – One of the Foremost Scholars of Our Times

معهد الفتح الإسلامي يرحب بكم Shaykh Muhammad Adib Kallas, the great Islamic scholar, Hanafi faqih, theologian, and teacher of scholars, has died today–October 21st, 2009–in Damascus, Syria. He was 88 years old, having lived a life dedicated to knowledge, teaching, and selfless service to seekers of knowledge. Those who were fortunate to have met him […]

Women, Debts, and Marriage

In this video, Shaykh Faraz relates an interesting anecdote relating to marriage contracts during the question and answer session at the 23rd Annual conference hosted by the Islamic Council of New England at Boston University. This years conference centered on Islamic Finance and Shaykh Faraz presented two sessions: one on the definition of riba and […]

Good Character is Not Becoming Angry

[Excerpt from “The Compendium of Knowledge and Wisdom” by Ibn Rajab al-Hanbali] It was in this way that Imam Ahmad and Ishaq ibn Rahwayh explained good character as giving up anger, and that has also been related as a marfu’ hadith which Muhammad ibn Nasr al-Marwazi related in the Kitab as-Salah in a hadith of […]

Crossroads of Islam, Past and Present

The New York Times recently featured an article on Habib ‘Umar, his school Dar al-Mustafa, and Tarim itself. Shaykh Yahya Rhodus (bio) , who teaches the “Faith in Divine Unity & Trust in Divine Providence “ course here at SeekersGuidance,  was interviewed in it as well. October 15, 2009   TARIM JOURNAL   Crossroads of Islam, Past and […]

Islamic Parenting: Ten Keys to Raising Righteous Children – Faraz Rabbani – Vimeo

Islamic Parenting: Ten Keys to Raising Righteous Children on Vimeo Islamic Parenting: Ten Keys to Raising Righteous Children from Faraz Rabbani on Vimeo. This is from the SeekersGuidance (www.SeekersGuidance.org) Online Course on Islamic Parenting: Raising Righteous Children. This important course seeks to provide guidance on one of the most critical topics of the times: raising […]

Shaykh Yahya Rhodus on Having Direction (Outward & Inward) in Life – Video

YouTube – RIS7 Opening Remarks by Ustadh Yahya Rhodus Check out Sh. Yahya’s excellent course on tawhid and tawakkul: Faith in Divine Unity & Trust in Divine Providence Sh. Yahya Rhodus  ·  12 downloadable lessons  ·  3 live sessions

On Futuwwa (Chivalry) – Habib ‘Ali al-Jifri

As-salamu alaikum, Habib ‘Ali al-Jifri has an excellent lecture on futuwwa – chivalry in Islam – which he defines as “a power possessing insight that is internalized and reacts in order to give victory to truth.” The audio for the lecture on Chivalry is located here. The videos are here:  Nota Bene: Habib ‘Ali […]

Advice for Seekers of Islamic Knowledge – Five Counsels – Faraz Rabbani on Vimeo

Advice for Seekers of Islamic Knowledge – Five Counsels – Faraz Rabbani on Vimeo Advice for Seekers of Islamic Knowledge – Five Counsels – Faraz Rabbani from Faraz Rabbani on Vimeo. Five Key Counsels for Seekers of Islamic Knowledge. Originally given by Faraz Rabbani to students of the SeekersGuidance Academy (www.SeekersGuidance.org) Summer 2009 session. SeekersGuidance […]

Why Is the Prophet’s Character Described as Being Tremendous?

Why Is the Prophet’s Character Described as Being Tremendous? Faraz Rabbani In the Qur’an, the Prophet is addressed directly, “Truly, you are of tremendous character.” [Qur’an, 68.4] This Qur’anic verse intrigued Muslim scholars, early and late, especially the Qur’anic exegetes and the masters of the spiritual path, especially as the Prophet Muhammad (Allah bless him and […]