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How is the Prophetic Example (Sunnah) Relevant?

How is the Prophetic example (sunnah) relevant and how do you apply it in your daily life? Shaykh Faraz Rabbani explains over this four-part lesson. Did you know there are sunnahs of drinking coffee and sunnahs of going shopping? Find out more in this class conducted by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani as part of The Muslim Chaplaincy at the University of […]

“On Friendship, Brotherhood and Companionship” now online

There are spiritual advantages to our friendship. Alone we may fall prey to depression, loneliness, or temptation, Shaykh Seraj Hendricks explains in the latest installment of the Travelling Light series. Shaykh Seraj’s exposition of Imam Ghazali’s Book 14 of the Ihya Ulum al-Din, On the Halal and Haram is now online, thanks to Classes | Travelling Light. […]

Why Were The Sahaba Dazzled By The Prophet ﷺ?

The companions of the Prophet ﷺ were in absolute awe of him, as documented exhaustively in accounts of their time with him ﷺ. How did a man, known as the unlettered or illiterate Prophet ﷺ capture the hearts of friends and enemies alike? Shaykh Faraz Rabbani gives us some idea in this brief podcast. Art by Tom […]

An Unwavering Moral Compass

A woman once had something that was more valuable than all her worldly posessions. Imam Khalid Latif reveals what it is, and shows us how, by looking at the world within the heart, we can change the world around us. Put it in to practice by taking a free course on Ghazali’s book “The Marvels of the […]

How Can I Purify My Heart? A Reader

“Success is really attained by him who purifies it”[Qur’an, 91.9] The duty to purify the heart The Place of Tasawwuf in Traditional Islamic Sciences What Islamic Perspective is Taught at SeekersHub? How to purify the heart? How is spiritual excellence attained? A Reader on Sincerity, Intention, and the Purpose of Spiritual Routines What is Islamic […]

How Do I Deal With Racist Attitudes at Gatherings?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: I stopped going to a Muslim gathering because the majority of the women are older African Americans talking about how much it is awful being black and how it is all the white man’s fault. I have quoted the Qu’ran and the hadith concerning this issue, yet they […]

A Thief Who Changed and Became a Saint

The moment you think you are better than others because of your deen, know for certain that you are not. How did a thief  change himself such that he became a saint? Shaykh Walead Mosaad speaks of the change in Bayazid Bostami’s life that happened in just one moment. He uses this example and others to explain why […]

Can I Go to My Non-Muslim Sister’s Birthday?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalam alaykum, My non-Muslim blood sister has invited me to her birthday. Is it allowed for me to go? Answer: Walaikum assalam, I pray this finds you in the best of health and spirits. Birthdays are social—not specifically religious—customs. As such, it is permitted to participate in them, if […]

How Can I Deal With My Difficult Mother in a Respectful Way?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: My mother has never been good at expressing her love towards me. Her behaviour has caused me a lot of pain. She forced me to marry a guy just because it would look good in the eyes of people and that marriage ruined my life. She lies all […]

Do Something Good Before Leaving this Dunya, advice from Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

“Allah Guides to His Light Whom He Wills.”  (Surah An-Nur) In a Hadith narrated by Anas ibn Malik (May Allah bless him), Rasulullah (peace and blessings be upon him) said if Allah (Most High) wanted khair for His slave, Allah (Most High) will use him. The Sahaba asked Rasulullah (peace and blessings be upon him) how can Allah (Most […]