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The Scholar Who Worked as a Waiter – Habib Umar

* Courtesy of Muwasala One of our teachers was Habib Muhammad bin Alawi al-Attas, a scholar and a true worshipper. He was known as ‘al-Zabidi’ because he spent some years studying with the scholars of Zabid (once a great centre of knowledge in Yemen). During his time there he chose to work as a waiter […]

Exploring Tawhid: Islam as a Universal Civilization

From the distant edges of our visual perceptions to the very core of our souls, we are called upon to bear witness to the wondrous nature of tawhid encapsulated within the equally wondrous nature of multiplicity. Islam is a universal civilization of Oneness within a universe of diversity.

Day 18: Break Your Ego–30 Deeds 30 Days

Day 18: Break Your Ego Allah is the All-Powerful, All-Near. We know this and believe this. However, we know that there is a veil between us and Him. That veil is our nafs, our ego and lower self. One of the scholars said, “One nafs is worse than seventy devils.” This is more apparent in […]

How Can I Resist Temptations and Sins?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum How can I resist temptations and sins? Answer: Wa’alaykum assalam. Jazakum Allah khayr for writing to us. May Allah grant you success in striving against your desires and seeking the obedience and pleasure of God. We should know that temptations and sins are part and parcel of […]

True Hunger vs. The Greed of Our Stomachs, by Shaykh Ibrahim Osi-Efa

Shaykh Ibrahim Osi-Efa explains the meaning of true hunger where your body is truly calling for food rather than being driven by your desires. Resources for seekers Overcoming Greed, Opening Your Heart To Gratitude Ramadan: When Feeding Others in Need Supersedes Our Own Greed Habib Umar – Cautioning against greed and materialism Shaykh Hasan Le […]

Unseen Realm: Shaykh Yahya Rhodus on the Nafs

We are all well familiar with the many aspects of our physical being. But what about our inner spiritual selves, the nafs? Shaykh Yahya Rhodus delves into the inner dimensions of the human; the part that is intangible yet the most important in deciding the nature of our eternity. We are grateful to the Islamic Society […]

Perform An Act To Break Your Ego (30 Deeds, 30 Days), by Ustadh Amjad Tarsin

Perform An Act To Break Your Ego, by Ustadh Amjad Tarsin 30 Days, 30 Deeds Sacred Acts to Transform the Heart Every night, our scholars in residence explore one simple deed that could have far reaching spiritual impact on our lives – and the lives of others. Every day we’ll make the intention to put […]

Day 19 in a Nutshell – Fighting The Hellish Fires Within Us, #YourRamadanHub Xtra

If you missed the livestream of the extraordinary short talks by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani, you can listen to them in full on the SeekersHub podcast on iTunes. Please subscribe for automatic updates. If you could take a moment to rate the podcast and leave a review, we’d really appreciate it! In the meantime, we present you with […]

Day 13 In A Nutshell – Weed The Garden of Your Ego, #YourRamadanHub Xtra

If you missed the livestream of the two extraordinary short talks Shaykh Walead Mosaad gave, you can listen to them in full on the SeekersHub podcast on iTunes. Please subscribe for automatic updates. If you could take a moment to rate the podcast and leave a review, we’d really appreciate it! In the meantime, we present you […]

POEM: Seven Nufus Were On The Loose, by Novid Shaid

Seven nufus were on the loose One day from Ramadan They met in Sousse for some couscous Before the maghrib azaan. The first, a rioter, the sin-inciter, The crazy imp, Ammara. The second ilk, ridden with guilt, Reproachful soul, Lowwaama. The third, on fire, with love inspired The stirring one, Mulhama. The fourth, serene, like […]