What is Special About the Ten Days of Dhul Hijjah? – Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

* Originally Published on 1/09/2016 Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said explains why the first ten days of the Islamic month of Dhul Hijjah are so special, and what actions we can take to benefit from them. The life of a Muslim is very special as it is full of opportunities to get closer to Allah ﷻ‎ by […]

I’tikaf: When The Aching Bones of Your Wives May Testify Against You

[cwa id=’cta’] I’tikaf is intended to be a blessed time for those who have the opportunity to engage in it so why is it causing so much marital discord between couples who Jazmin Begum-Kennedy is counselling? Iʿtikāf (Arabic: اعتكاف‎‎, also i’tikaaf or e’tikaaf) is an Islamic practice consisting of a period of staying in a mosque for a […]

A Warning Against Kibr (Conceit), from Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

“Allah Guides to His Light Whom He Wills.”  (Surah An-Nur) Allahumma salli alaa Syedina Muhammad wa alaa Ahli Syedina Muhammad, fi kulli lamhatin wa nafasin ‘adada maa wa see-a-hu ‘il-muLLAH Syedina Omar, may Allah be pleased with him, defined scholars as those who do not differentiate between good and bad, but rather, those who separate […]

Are You Making The Most of Your Wudu?

What are the inner dimensions of the wudu (ritual ablution)? Shaykh Faraz Rabbani offers a brief explanation that will ensure you never see this act of worship in the same way again. Listen to Shaykh Faraz’s answer below and read more on wudu on the SeekersHub Answers service.  

Staying Connected to Your Purpose Even When Your Marriage is Rocky

Do you feel pressured into having a perfect marriage? Do you engage in self-blame or blaming your spouse for imperfections to your marriage? How do you stay grounded – and fulfill your duty as a vicegerent of Allah, which is your primary purpose in life, while facing trials in your home? Ustadha Anse Tamara Gray offers […]

Video: Worshipping Allah As If You See Him – Habib Umar

Video: Worshipping Allah As If You See Him – Habib Umar “How very wondrous is this life of ours.” “Seize your opportunity here {in this life}…take advantage of what Allah has given you in this lifespan.  In this lower world their are types of misfortune, types of trails, however their are opportunities that are the […]

Can Good Deeds Be Sabotaged?

Can Good Deeds Be Sabotaged? Imam al-Ghazali discusses the relationship between acts of outward worship and the heart. — Thus pride will leave your mind only when you know with certainty that the great man is he who is great in the estimation of God; this (i.e. to be great in God’s estimation) is dependent […]

Ten Types of Ibadah (Worship) – Imam al-Ghazzali

“Imam al-Ghazzali in his book “al-Arba’in fi Usul al-Deen” has enumerated ten forms which worship can take: 1. Prayers. 2. Prescribed Alms-giving. 3. Fasting. 4. Haji or pilgrimage to Makkah. 5. Reciting the Holy Qur’an. 6. Remembrance of Allah in all possible situations. 7. Earning one’s livelihood in accordance with the regulations of the Shari’ah […]