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If We Only Knew The Worth of The Prophet Muhammad ﷺ – Ustadh Amjad Tarsin

We are woefully unaware of the weight and worth of the example the Prophet set for us all – Ustadh Amjad Tarsin, Muslim Chaplain at the University of Toronto. In 2015, SeekersHub undertook a tour of South Africa, with Shaykh Faraz Rabbani, Shaykh Yahya Rhodus, Ustadh Amjad Tarsin, Sidi Nader Khan and Sidi Abdul-Rehman Malik. We’re […]

I Suspect That My Wife Does Not Pray. Do I Stay or Leave?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: My wife and I have been married for over several years, with two kids. I rarely see her pray. If I ask her, she wouldn’t give a clear answer but gets angry that I don’t trust her. Since the situation has persisted for a long time and I’m […]

My Step Dad Favors One Child Over the Others. What Can I Do to Protect My Siblings?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum, I have four younger siblings and my step dad favors only one of them. He doesn’t care to show it either. My mother consistently tells him that it’s wrong and that it is affecting the other kids. What can I do? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, The […]

How To Talk To Children About Death, by Shaykh Walead Mosaad

How do we prepare children for the death of someone close to them, and indeed, the concept of our own mortality? Shaykh Walead Mosaad gives some advice on the SeekersHub podcast.    

Beware of Making Eid Boring, by Ustadh Salman Younas

Eid is just around the corner and Ustadh Salman Younas has an important message for everyone, especially for those with children: Eid is not meant to be boring and dull. Eid is meant to be a celebration. It is a perfect opportunity for us to show our children how our religion balances between worship and leisurely […]

Serve Your Parents Now Before It’s Too Late, by Ustadh Salman Younas

Doing well by one’s parents is considered paramount in our beliefs. Ustadh Salman Younas explains why we should take the opportunity to serve our parents now, before it’s too late. My grandfather passed away aged 93. His son, my father, passed away an hour after him aged 58. My father was given the blessing and […]

Day 6 In A Nutshell – The Ties That Bind, #YourRamadanHub Xtra

If you missed the livestream of the two extraordinary short talks Shaykh Muhammad Adiyenka Mendes gave, you can listen to them in full on the SeekersHub podcast on iTunes (please subscribe for automatic updates). In the meantime, we present you with #YourRamadanHub Xtra – the best of the day’s events in a nutshell – it’s […]

Do I Need to Make up Fasts That My Parents Did Not Allow Me to Keep?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: During my first two Ramadans when I was 12 and 13 years old, my parents did not allow me to fast. They were worried about how it might affect my growth. Am I required to make up those two months of fasting? Answer: Assalamualaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, […]

Shepherding Our Sons And Daughters

Fathers and Mothers: what do you want for your sons and daughters? Ibrahim J. Long gets to the heart of the matter. What fills your heart with joy at the thought of your son or your daughter doing, or being, or becoming? What fills your heart with hope, pride, and love for the bounty that […]

My Young Daughter Sometimes Says That Allah Is in the Car or Bedroom. How Should I Respond?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: My daughter has just turned 3 and she sometimes says “Allah is in the bedroom,” or “Allah is in the car.” When I say to her that Allah is not there, she asks where Allah is. What should I reply for her young age? Answer: Assalamualaykum wa rahmatullahi […]