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Nasheed Hub: Qasida Burda Part 10 – On Petition of One’s State

The Nasheed Hub, an initiative of SeekersHub Global, aims to showcase the traditional Islamic art of nasheed, or Islamic devotional songs. Qasida Burda, Chapter 10 In this final section of this great poem, Imam al-Buṣīrī directly presents his abjectness and need before the Messenger of Allah (Allah bless him and give him peace). He entreats […]

Nasheed Hub: Qasida Burda Part 9 – On Seeking Intercession

The Nasheed Hub, an initiative of SeekersHub Global, aims to showcase the traditional Islamic art of nasheed, or Islamic devotional songs. Qasida Burda, Chapter 9 In this chapter, Imam al-Buṣirī expresses what he hopes to attain through the exquisite praise of the Messenger of Allah (Allah bless him and give him peace) which he has […]

Nasheed Hub: Qasida Burda Part 8 – On His Struggle

The Nasheed Hub, an initiative of SeekersHub Global, aims to showcase the traditional Islamic art of nasheed, or Islamic devotional songs. Qasida Burda, Chapter 8 Imam al-Būṣīrī continues, in this chapter, to mention honours the Messenger of Allah (Allah bless him and give him peace) was granted. Allah aided him with such might and bravery […]

Nasheed Hub: Qasida Burda Part 7–On The Ascension

The Nasheed Hub, an initiative of SeekersHub Global, aims to showcase the traditional Islamic art of nasheed, or Islamic devotional songs. Qasida Burda, Chapter 7 Having praised the Qur’an, and thereby, indirectly, the Messenger of Allah (Allah bless and him give him peace), Imam al-Busiri now addresses his beloved and eloquently praises him for the […]

Nasheed Hub: Qasida Burda Part 4–On His Blessed Birth

The Nasheed Hub, an initiative of SeekersHub Global, aims to showcase the traditional Islamic art of nasheed, or Islamic devotional songs. Qasida Burda, Chapter 4 No longer caring about criticism, and completely unable to contain his praise for the Messenger of Allah (Allah bless him and give him peace), the poet now proceeds to share […]

Nasheed Hub: Qasida Burda Part 1–On Lyrical Loveyearning

The Nasheed Hub, an initiative of SeekersHub Global, aims to showcase the traditional Islamic art of nasheed, or Islamic devotional songs. Qasida Burda The Qasida Burda (Poem of the Cloak) is one of the most famous poems of Islamic history. The writer, Imam al-Busiri was inspired to write it after he became paralysed. When he […]

Nasheed Hub: Biha Tathbut al-Iman

The Nasheed Hub, an initiative of SeekersHub Global, aims to showcase the traditional Islamic art of nasheed, or Islamic devotional songs. Biha Yathbut al-Iman (It Strengthens Faith) There are many hadiths that speak about why repeating the Testification of Faith is beneficial, such as this one. “Belief is seventy and some branches. Its lowest branch […]

Nasheed Hub: Talama Ashku Gharami

Talama Ashku Gharami, or “How Long Will My Heart Ache,” is a heartfelt Nasheed that may can relate to. One of the less-appreciated poems, it speaks directly to the soul.

Nasheed Hub: Bushra Lana

The Nasheed Hub, an initiative of SeekersHub Global, aims to showcase the traditional Islamic art of Nasheed or Islamic devotional songs. Bushra Lana (Good News) We don’t know what good news inspired the author to write this nasheed. However, Bushra Lana described attainting “our highest wish,” whereby all troubles end and wellbeing and joy comes […]

Nasheed Hub: Ya Arham al-Rahimeen

The Nasheed Hub, an initiative of SeekersHub Global, aims to showcase the traditional Islamic art of nasheed, or Islamic devotional songs. Ya Arham al-Rahimeen Ya Arham al-Rahimeen (O Most Merciful of Those Who Show Mercy) is a very unique nasheed. It is in the form of a long, beautifully complex prayer, and it calls on […]