Adab of Dua 24: The States That Can Change Fate

Allah Most High says, “I am near – I answer the call of the one who calls upon me (2:186). Yet, many of us wonder: Are my duas being answered? Is there a certain dua I have to read for each of my concerns? Do my duas have to be in Arabic? In this series […]

Spiritual Activism: Identifying My Politics

To identify your politics, you must first discern the reality of your desires and impulses, aims and actions. For if your essence is a function of these things, then the underlying reality or nature of your self must be known, says Shaykh Riad Saloojee. Who I am in essence is really a function of my […]

Spiritual Activism: The Me in the Mirror

We must individually come to terms with the “me in the mirror” or the ego (nafs). Come to terms with its wants and desires. And we must rectify them if need be in order to affect any sort of change in the world, says Shaykh Riad Saloojee. When I proclaim, “I love,” or “I want,” […]

Why Allah? – Recapping the Live Seminar with Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Why Allah? – Why Muslims Believe and Why Belief Matters? In this seminar, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani explores these questions as well as other common and important questions that every Muslim should know the answer to. Why is there suffering when God is All-Merciful? Who is God? WHY MUSLIMS BELIEVE IN ALLAH? Shaykh Faraz started the […]

Spiritual Activism: A Bleeding Heart

To understand Islamic spirituality and spiritual activism one must understand the heart. Understand what and how the heart sees and moves us to act. For ultimately it is the heart’s relation to its Maker that determines the soundness of action, says Shaykh Riad Saloojee. The first frontier lies within. Before we can interpret or attempt […]

Adab of Dua 10: Leave All Rhyme and Ask the Divine

Allah Most High says, “I am near. I answer the call of the one who calls upon Me (2:186).” Yet, many of us wonder: Are my du’as being answered? Is there a certain du’a I have to read for each of my concerns? Do my du’as have to be in Arabic? In this video, Shaykh […]

Becoming Muslim by Shaykh Nuh Keller

This article by Shaykh Nuh Ha Mim Keller is a personal reflection on how he came to Islam. It is autobiographical in its approach to answering the questions of when, why and how. As such it details all the minutiae of place and time and people. Yet it ends with the quiet turning of the […]

New Series on The Treatise for Seekers of Guidance at The Friday Circle in SeekersHub Toronto

SeekersHub Toronto has launched a new series of lessons on Imam Muhasibi’s “The Treatise for Seekers of Guidance” (Risalat al-Mustarshidin) as part of The Friday Circle: A Gathering of Remembrance and Reflection. In this series, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani covers and explains this early text of Islamic spiritual guidance. This work contains precious gems of religious […]

Step One: Essentials Certificate Open to the Deaf Community at SeekersHub Toronto

SeekersHub’s vision is to make reliable Islamic knowledge accessible to everyone, anywhere in the world. As such, SeekersHub has partnered with Global Deaf Muslims Canada (GDMC), in order to make accessible the Step One: Essentials Certificate to the deaf community. Each week, an interpreter will be present to interpret the entire lesson to deaf students. […]

Spiritual Activism: Uniting Soul, Mind and Body

There is no inherent disconnect or contradiction between Islamic spirituality and social or political activism. In fact, Islamic spirituality is not only relevant but essential to all forms of activism, says Shaykh Riad Saloojee. Islam provides a view of human reality that is cogent, holistic and practical. This view is always sensitive to both the […]