Heroes and Heroines of Islam: Part One–Habib Kadhim al-Saqqaf

We regularly hear of the great heroes and heroines of Islam. However, we know little about what made these men and women so beloved to Allah and their people. In these series of talks, Habib Kadhim al-Saqqaf speaks about these famous men and women. In the first segment of the series, Habib Kadhim begins by speaking […]

A Great Female Servant of God by Ustadh Amjad Tarsin

Ustadh Amjad Tarsin reflects on the apparent contradiction some minds see in the idea that there are female saints in Islam. He frames this within a tale of a personal journey to visit Hubaba Safiyya al Attas in Hadramawt in 2006. While taking a class on Islamic Spirituality at the Hartford Seminary one of my […]

Obituary: Habib Abd Allah bin Shihab

The Muslim Umma has lost another giant scholar, caller to guidance, and deeply devoted, exemplary servant of God and Prophetic inheritor. The learned noble, al-Sayyid al-Habib Abd Allah bin Shihab, Allah have mercy upon him, has died. إِنَّا لِلّهِ وَإِنَّـا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعُونَ‎ “Death is sufficient as a reminder,” as Sayyiduna Umar, Allah be pleased with […]

In Remembrance: Habib Salim al Shatiri

Allah, Exalted and Most High, chose Habib Salim al Shatiri, Allah’s mercy be upon him; the Shaykh of shaykhs and the Imam and the son of Imams. Upon hearing of his passing today, Friday, we say nothing other than “Truly we are for Allah, and truly to Him we return.” إنا لله وإنا إليه راجعون […]

Obituary: Habib Salim al-Shatiri

Habib Salim was born in Tarim in 1359 (1940). He was the youngest son of the great imam, Shaykh al-Islam, Habib Abdullah bin Umar al-Shatiri, who passed away when Habib Salim was only two years old. Habib `Abdullah said of Habib Salim that he would live long and be a “sultan” or leader in knowledge. […]

Dhikr for the Month of Sha’ban – Habib Umar bin Hafiz

*This blog is sourced from Muwasala. Click here for the original post. Sayyidi al-Habib Umar bin Hafīz (may Allah preserve him and benefit us by him) said: We would like our brethren to make the following dhikr in Sha`bān, 4000 times if possible: لا إِلَهَ إِلَّا أَنْتَ سُبْحَانَكَ إِنِّي كُنْتُ مِنْ الْظَّالِمِين        […]

Key Lessons from the Life of Shaykh Murabit al-Hajj – Shaykh Rami Nsour at SeekersHub

Shaykh Rami Nsour treated seekers to a special session on the life of Shaykh Murabit al-Hajj. The length of this video does no justice to who he truly is, however, it does serve as a great introduction to the life and character of Shaykh Murabit al-Hajj. Shaykh Rami Nsour serves as Senior Instructor at SeekersHub […]