Let’s Make an Impact. Can you Volunteer Some Time?

Volunteer your time to call your friends and family to Allah

What does it take to get 300, 500 or even 700 people out for an event?
The answer is simple: rallying.
Join us for this month’s Impact Meeting on April 17th.
1pm  on-ground at SeekersHub Toronto (for lunch)
1:30pm online [live-streamed]
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Online guests, pleae join us at 1:30pm
Rallying friends and family, spreading the word and creating a buzz, are proven to be of the most successful ways to bringing people out to an event.
For us, it’s about reaching out to people to come to SeekersHub Toronto – one of the most worthy of places to call people to. It has exactly what we need today: the beauty, mercy and radiant guidance and teachings of our beloved Prophet ﷺ .
Here are three reasons to attend on April 17th at 1pm at SeekersHub Toronto and Online:
1. Be the first to hear about what the Hub is planning for the next few months and which visiting scholars are invited and coming!
2. Be part of immense good; the prophet ﷺ teaches us:
“Whoever points to the good has the reward of the one who performs it.” [Muslim]
3. If you’re local, join us for a lunch with Shaykh Faraz Rabbani to spread the word about this gem in Toronto far and wide, for everyone to benefit from.
Whether you are in China, Malaysia, Egypt or right here in Toronto, join us and help spread the immense benefit to everyone, everywhere.
Where’s This Awesome Meeting Happening?
ON-GROUND: 5650 Tomken Rd, Unit 16-17, Mississauga, ON, L4W 4P1
ONLINE: Click here to bookmark the URL for access on Sunday

Be Light: Three Keys To Being Ambassadors Of The Prophet

SouthAfrica2015-HoughtonMosque-ShaykhFarazRabbani-IMG_459426428-3Listen to Shaykh Faraz Rabbani’s jummah khutbah at Houghton Masjid, South Africa on 24th July 2015.

While other Prophets were given “manifest proofs” (bayyinat) by Allah, the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) was himself sent as a manifest proof (al-bayyina) of the truth.

“Those who reject (Truth), among the People of the Book and among the Polytheists, were not going to depart (from their ways) until there should come to them manifest proofs, A messenger from Allah, rehearsing scriptures kept pure and holy, Wherein are laws (or decrees) right and straight.” [Surat al-Bayyina, verses 1-3]

He embodies, manifests and serves as clear proof of Guidance and Truth.This is why he is referred to as being the Shining Light (siraj munir). “And as one who invites to Allah’s (grace) by His leave, and as a shining light.” [Surat al-Ahzab: verse 46]

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani explains the essential characteristics of the Prophetic way in this Friday khutbah at the Houghton Mosque in Johannesburg. The Prophetic way is a way of beauty, virtue, mercy and excellence.

To be true followers of the Beloved Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him and his folk) we must strive to reflect this shining light–and to strive to become “manifest proofs” in our own examples of truth, guidance and good.

Shaykh Faraz explains three keys to this, namely:

(1) the light of faith, nurturing it with dhikr and uprightness

(2) the light of good character in dealings, seeking Allah thereby — Hadith.

(3) the light of excellence in choices, choosing Allah in tests, trials and all decisions.

Follow the Spread Light tour of South Africa on the SeekersHub website. Your financial support is crucial to our #SpreadLight campaign, which seeks to provide truly excellent Islamic learning to at least 1,000,000 seekers of knowledge in the coming year. This will serve as an ongoing charity (sadaqa jariyah) so please donate today.

Do Something about it!

A timely call for us to be proactive in these challenging times:-

As-Salamu alaikum brothers and sisters,

As you very well know, many of us have been attending conferences and forums especially in the last 14 years after 9/11 explaining and speaking about Islam and the Muslim stance in regard to many different issues but more importantly about the recent violent acts of extremism done in the name of our faith. These acts are becoming a daily news and a global phenomenon happening almost everywhere around the world including here in Canada with the recent attacks and threats. We are inviting everyone to do his/her share by getting involved in our programs but urgently in our social media campaign.

Here is how you can help us:1. Watch the following 11 minutes video released today, Friday, Jan 23. It is called “The Legacy of Peacemaking”. Please forward the link to all the Muslims and non-Muslims that you know around the world:
2. Watch the following 7 minutes video about our campaign’s 10 action Points and forward the link to all the Muslims that you know around the world:

3. Go to the Facebook Page and like us and share it with all the people you know.Together we can make a difference! This is not a reactive approach but rather a small proactive one and a long-term vision in action.May All bless you all and Peace be with you!

Dr. Hamid Slimi
Syeda Khadija Centre