The Rohingya Don’t Need Our Volun-Tourism, by Rahima Begum

In times of human devastation and horror, like the situation faced by the Rohingya community in Myanmar, it is absolutely vital that our compassion translates to effective solutions and not just volun-tourism, writes Rahima Begum. It’s crucial that what we do is also useful, directed and managed properly and comes with the right intention and […]

An Exhausted Mother’s Eid Reflections, from Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil

Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil gives thanks for the little things in life. As I began to write this from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, my daughter sat beside me, playing with her Lego Duplo train set. Alhamdulilah, she turned two on Eid, and I am constantly reminded of the innumerable blessings and changes she has brought into […]

“When You Can’t See The Vision, Trust The Visionary” – Imam Siraj Wahhaj

Alhamdulillah, we were blessed to have Imam Siraj Wahhaj join for a special fundraising iftar in Toronto for the SeekersHub Global Islamic Seminary. We need to raise $75K/month to make the Global Islamic Seminary a Reality. Give now – may Allah reward you and increase you! [cwa id=’cta’]

The Duties of Brotherhood: A Comprehensive SeekersHub Reader

The duties of brotherhood form the 15th chapter of Imam Al-Ghazali’s seminal work, the Ihya, which is widely regarded as the greatest work on Islamic spirituality in the world. The Seven Qur’anic Principles of Coexistence, by Shaykh Faid Said Nine Keys to True Brotherhood – Imam Sulami VIDEO: “Sound societies come from sound hearts” – […]

Is Seeking Counselling A Sign of Weakness? by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil

Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil, a core member of the SeekersHub Answers service, offers much-needed, effective online pastoral care – to those who seek help. What about those who suffer in silence? Taha has reached rock bottom. Perhaps he is struggling with some form of addiction, or he is depressed. He has tried numbing his pain, […]

Witnessing Allah saying, 'Here I am', by Hina Khan-Mukhtar

How remarkably small and serendipitous the world can be when we leave our affairs in Allah’s hands, writes Hina Khan-Mukhtar. I was listening to my girlfriend recite Surah Ya Seen — the 36th chapter of the Holy Qur’an whose recitation is meant to help ease the transition of the human soul from this realm to […]

The Ummah Is Off Balance, by Shaykh Waleed Mosaad

“To the casual observer looking at the state of the Muslims today, one would be remiss not to realize that something is wrong.” If we look at the faith that the Prophet Muhammadﷺ restored, we realize that we are given many opportunities for renewal. We are given weekly opportunities with the Friday prayer, and yearly […]

What You Need To Know About Standing Rock

The Native American tribes of Standing Rock are protesting the construction of a pipeline to transport shale oil from North Dakota to the Gulf of Mexico across their land. This pipeline threatens their sacred sites and their way of life, their water and very livelihoods. The situation brings to mind countless like confrontations, but this time, […]

Update on the Scholar and Family Facing Death Threats

On October 18th, 2016, we made an appeal for urgent support for a scholar and his family facing repeated death threats and whom needed to relocate — see previous blog post here. We wanted to update you that Alhamdulillah, we were able to raise well-over the amount we’d set as our goal, through your generous support! With the […]

Urgent Support Needed for Scholar and Family Facing Death Threats

Click the video below for a brief update from Shaykh Faraz Rabbani on the urgent need for support. Once you’ve donated, please email us here indicating the amount donated for the urgent scholar appeal. A respected scholar has received repeated death threats from extremists and needs to move to a safer country with his wife and young children. His country’s […]