One Surprising Thing that Will Save Us – Shaykh Faid Said

What will save us? We commit many sins. We make many mistakes. Every day, we think we are increasing in experience and wisdom, but in reality we get closer and closer to death and our own personal Reckoning. In this inspiring talk, Shaykh Faid Muhammad Said tells us how our connection to Allah and His Messenger ﷺ, is the very […]

Embracing Otherness as the Prophetic Sunnah – Imam Khalid Latif

The Prophet’s ﷺ reality and his personal  relationships call to diversity; he was exposed to diverse people of gender, colour, age and ethnicity from a young age; this theme furthers throughout his ﷺ lifelong relationships. Imam Khalid Latif  invites us to meet such personages as Umm Ayman Baraka and engage with otherness through the lens of […]

Disciplining the Soul, by Habib Umar bin Hafiz

The Ihya Ulum al-Din (Revival of the Religious Sciences) is considered to be one of the most widely-read, most reliable  books in the Islamic world, covering various topics from practice to spirituality. In this series, Habib Umar bin Hafiz taught the section “On Disciplining the Soul”, during a trip to Denmark. We are grateful to Muwasala for these […]

The Impact of Our Choices – Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

Oftentimes we pass the hours away not realizing how many choices we are making. We also don’t realize how many opportunities we are missing out on, says Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said. Syedina Abu Dharr (radiallah anhu), the great Sahabi of Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wasalam), in sharing his wisdom about the choices we make as humans, said: […]

In Peace: The Spread of Islam in Africa

“Islam spread through West Africa through nonviolent means.” Our ideas of Africa nowadays consist of everything from famines, war, refugees fleeing their homeland, to the recent shootings of black people by police, and the Black Lives Matter movement. But this race of beautiful, strong, and intelligent people surely had to have a noble history. In this illuminating […]

Why The World Needs The Prophetic ﷺ Example – Shaykh Seraj Hendricks

The world is imploding on itself and there has never been a time when the Prophetic ﷺ example was more needed to lead humanity down the path of healing – Shaykh Seraj Hendricks, Al-Zawiya Institute of Cape Town, South Africa. In 2015, SeekersHub undertook a tour of South Africa, with Shaykh Faraz Rabbani, Shaykh Yahya Rhodus, Ustadh […]

Opening The Doors Of Khair With Our Words – Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

“Allah Guides to His Light Whom He Wills.”  (Surah An-Nur) Bismillah-ir Rahman-ir Raheem. Allah ﷻ‎ only wanted khair for us, and in Surah Al-Baqarah, Allah ﷻ‎ mentions that He wanted ease for you.  Allah ﷻ‎ did not only tell us this, but He also told us HOW to achieve this ease and khair.   In […]

Etiquette of the Seeker According to the Teachings of Shaykh Salih al-Ja’fari

The engaging and eloquent Shaykh Babikr Ahmed Babikr offers this series on the etiquette of the seeker according to the teachings of Shaykh Salih al-Ja’fari, a renowned Sudanese scholar – a must listen. Who Was Shaykh Salih al-Ja’fari? The Etiquette of the Seeker: Sincerity   The Etiquette of the Seeker: Truthfulness The Etiquette of the Seeker: […]

Spend, Even When You’re Destitute – Shaykh Muhammad Adeyinka Mendes

What is the benefit of giving charity and spending on others even when you’re destitute and dirt poor? When you can’t pay your rent, when you’re scraping the bottom of the barrel… We revisit some of the gems from Shaykh Muhammad Mendes when he was at SeekersHub Toronto. [cwa id=’cta’] Resources for seekers: Honour The People Who […]

Forget Others, Begin Purifying Yourself First – Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said encourages us to question ourselves at each point of speaking, doing and engagement with others: what do I want by saying this, what do I want from doing this and what do I want from this relationship. Consider this, in the context of the Quranic verse, “Indeed, I want nothing but good […]