Juz 1 – Daily Qur’anic Reflections by Shaykh Ahmed Sa’ad Al-Azhari

Shaykh Ahmed Sa’ad Al-Azhari, SeekersHub scholar in residence for Ramadan 2015 explores the key themes in each juz of the Qur’an before he recites it during tarawih prayers. All SeekersHub programming during this blessed month is freely available at the Ramadan Hub. Your financial support is crucial to our #SpreadLight campaign, which seeks to provide truly excellent […]

Finding Allah Through Fasting, by Dr. Umar Faruq Abd-Allah

As part of the SeekersHub Ramadan Seminar, Dr. Umar Faruq Abd-Allah reminds us of the ultimate purpose of fasting Ramadan: to find Allah Most High. All SeekersHub programming during this blessed month is freely available at the Ramadan Hub. Your financial support is crucial to our #SpreadLight campaign, which seeks to provide truly excellent Islamic learning to at […]

Fiqh of Fasting – How To Make Your Fast Last

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani discusses the legal rulings related to fasting in the month of Ramadan. The talk covers common questions and scenarios that everyone faces, including the big question: “Is my fast broken if … ?” Listen now to learn how you can make your fast last. All SeekersHub programming during this blessed month is […]

Ramadan with Purpose: Fasting as an Expression of Love for Allah by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani explains that the reality of religion and faith revolves around love and gratitude. Allah Most High tells us, “And those who believe are more intense in their love of Allah.” (Quran) Everything we do in Ramadan, and in our lives, should express love for Allah, in the ways beloved to Allah. Please […]

Positive Spiritual Thinking: Choosing Mindfulness (taqwa) and Embracing Trust (tawakkul) by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

An explanation of the power of taqwa and trust in Allah in decision-making. Shaykh Faraz Rabbani explains how, “Whoever has mindfulness of Allah, Allah grants a way out and provides for them in ways they could never imagine.” [Qur’an, 65.2-3] This is not only through spiritual assistance but also through the practical facilitation of making […]

Shaykh Umar al-Yafi’s Supplication for Divine Assistance – Performed by Sidi Nader Khan

Shaykh Umar al-Yafi b. Muhammad al-Husayni was born in the city of Yafa (Jaffa) in Ottoman Palestine in 1759/1173. He was a Ḥanafī who had a deep knowledge of Islamic Law (fiqh), hadith, Arabic grammar, and morphology. He was also a great spiritual guide who had a profound impact on the lives of the great […]

Perfect Beauty: Umm Ma’bad’s Description of the Prophet by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani relates and explains Umm Ma`bad’s Description of the Prophet at SeekersHub. During the migration from Mecca to Medina, the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) and Abu Bakr stopped at the dwelling place of Umm Ma`bad, an elderly lady. She was amazed by the Beloved Messenger of Allah (peace & […]

Madly in Love: Walking the Way of the Companions by Ustadha Noura Shamma

Ustadha Noura Shamma, a distinguished visiting scholar, gave an inspiring and memorable lesson on the way of the Companions–and their passionate love for Allah and the Messenger (peace and blessings be upon him)–through stories of famous and less-famous Companions. SeekersHub Global endeavors to nurture individuals to manifest the guidance of the Qur’an and Prophetic teachings […]

Ghazzali’s Beginning of Guidance (part 1) by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

n this opening class in explanation of Imam Ghazali’s classic primer on practical spirituality, Beginning of Guidance (Bidayat al-HIdaya), Shaykh Faraz Rabbani explains the purpose of Imam Ghazali’s text and teachings. The central theme of this work is transformative knowledge: beneficial knowledge being knowledge that results in action that leads to transforming one’s relationship with […]

Qualities of the Believers – 02 -Those Mindful of Allah (muttaqin) by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

In lesson two of “Qualities of the Believers in the Qur’an,” Shaykh Faraz Rabbani covers the commentary of the opening verses of Surat al-Baqara (2.1-5), describing the mindful (muttaqin), from Shaykh Jami’s work, “Qualities of the Believers in the Clear Qur’an.” SeekersHub Global endeavors to nurture individuals to manifest the guidance of the Qur’an and […]