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The Rights of the Companions and the Family of The Prophet – Dr Umar Faruq Abd-Allah

Link to Video here: The Rights of the Sahaba and Ahlul Bayt – Dr Umar Faruq Abd-Allah Dr Umar Faruq Abd-Allah outlines for us the importance of loving the Sahabah and the family of the Prophet ﷺ‎ The Prophet ﷺ‎ loved all of his companions and taught all of his companions, he developed them to perfection, and told […]

Imam Zaid Shakir – Description of the God Conscious from Nahj al-Balagha

It is related that a devout worshipper by the name of Human came to Imam ‘Ali, may God ennoble his countenance, and asked him to describe the God conscious people so vividly that he could almost see them. Imam ‘Ali responded: “Their speech is truthful; their clothing is moderate; and they walk with utmost humility. […]

Characteristics to be Adopted: Controlling the Tongue – Imam Zaid Shakir

Article reposted, with thanks to NID and Imam Zaid Shakir Note: The following characteristic is especially relevant in Ramadan, as one of the objectives of the fast is to control the tongue. Ibrahim al-Nakha’i, on of the teachers of Imam Abu Hanifa, may Allah have mercy on them both, mentioned: “The people ruined before you were […]

Passing The Baton (The Life and Legacy of Malcolm X) – Ta’leef Collective

Passing The Baton (The Life and Legacy of Malcolm X) from Ta’leef Collective on Vimeo. Malcolm and Building Institutions “The most important lesson to take from Malcolm, I believe, is the imperative of creating institutions. Malcolm understood instinctively and from his experience that ideas and charismatic people are not enough. That they have to be […]

Ramadan: Fasting for Love

The following video’s are from our recent webinar ‘Ramadan: Fasting for Love’. We pray that you may benefit from the short talks given by some highly esteemed scholars such as Habib Umar, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani and Imam Zaid Shakir, just to name a few. Support SeekersHub Global / SeekersGuidance as it reaches over 10,000 students […]

Contemporary Wisdom – Imam Zaid Shakir on the Hikam of Ibn Ata’illah

Contemporary Wisdom – Imam Zaid Shakir on the Hikam of Ibn Ata’illah The largest Islamic organization in the United States, the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA), publishes a bi-monthly magazine called “Islamic Horizons.” In the most recent issue (May/June 2013), they began publishing Imam Zaid Shakir’s contemporary commentary on the famous “Ḥikam (Wisdoms)” of […]

Video: “The Irony of Democracy” – Zaytuna Faculty Lecture by Imam Zaid Shakir

“The Irony of Democracy”, a Zaytuna Faculty Lecture by Imam Zaid Shakir The Irony of Democracy, can it be resolved? A Zaytuna Faculty Lecture by Imam Zaid Shakir. The Zaytuna Faculty Lecture Series presents lectures by Zaytuna College faculty members exploring a variety of contemporary topics.http://www.zaytunacollege.org/

Video: Seek the Means to Nearness – Imam Zaid Shakir

Seek the Means to Nearness – Imam Zaid Shakir In this sermon, Imam Zaid Shakir expounds on four of the keys to a Muslim’s success: faith, God consciousness, righteous deeds, and struggle. Note: “God is great in their eyes…” is mentioned once, erroneously. It should be “God is great in their souls…”

Video: Imam Zaid – A Legacy of Pride – Radical Middle Way

Video: Imam Zaid – A Legacy of Pride – Radical Middle Way Click here to watch Imam Zaid Shakir outlines the importance of making connections with our Islamic history and why it is important to be aware of how their steadfast nature and upright character serve as examples to Muslims across the world today. The […]

Mawlid with Imam Zaid Shakir, Shaykh Samir al-Nass and Birmingham Munshids

Mawlid with Imam Zaid Shakir, Shaykh Samir al-Nass and Birmingham Munshids “This is one of the most beautiful, passionate, and most deeply spiritual renditions of Imam Busiri’s Burda I have ever heard.” -Faraz Rabbani. In rememberance of the Prophet, peace be upon him, his family and companions, with Shakyh Samir al-Nass, Imam Zaid Shakir, Munaqib Nasheed […]