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Single Muslims – Why Can’t We Get Married?

Why are single Muslims having difficulty finding a spouse? What do they bring to the table when looking for an ideal marriage? What is the Islamic backdrop to this search? This open, flowing discussion took place in SeekersHub Toronto, in the company of Imam Tahir Anwar and Shaykh Faraz Rabbani. Chaired by Dr Bano Murtuja. […]

“Only The Dead Stand Still” – Dr Bano Murtuja on Muhammadan Activism

Dr Bano Murtuja on Muhammadan Activism Dr Bano Murtuja argues that being an ‘activist’ is the natural state of a believer, the one Allah ‘brings to life’ – and being alive is to change as necessary. However, Dr Bano warns that we have collectively failed in this responsibility. Find out what she means in the […]

The Story of Islam – The Prophet’s Life by Dr Bano Murtuja

 Introduction to Dr Bano Murtuja Dr. Bano is a seeker of knowledge who has successfully completed the three-year Micro Madrasa Program in the UK, with direct study under Shaykh Ibrahim Osi-Efa, Ustadha Nagheeba Hayel, and Shaykh Haroon Hanif. In addition she has been a student of Shaykh Faraz Rabbani. She has invaluable experience as a […]

Dealing with In-Laws With a Different Islamic Perspective

Answered by Dr. Bano Murtuja Question: I have been engaged for a year to a man who I really like. However, his father and stepmother have been a problem within our relationship. They truly dislike my family have accused us of following false Sheikhs, of engaging in Kufr because we do tasbih, or we say […]