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Nasheed Hub: Tala‘al Badru Alayna

The Nasheed Hub, an initiative of SeekersHub Global, aims to showcase the traditional Islamic art of nasheed, or Islamic devotional songs. Tala’al Badru Alayna Tala’al Badru Alayna (The Full Moon Rose Over Us) is the oldest nasheed recorded in the Islamic tradition. It is a beautiful expression of love and yearning for the Prophet Muhammad, […]

Nasheed Hub: Qad Kafani

The Nasheed Hub, an initiative of SeekersHub Global, aims to showcase the traditional Islamic art of nasheed, or Islamic devotional songs. Qad Kafani Qad Kafani Ilm Rabbi (My Lord’s Knowledge Has Sufficed Me)  is a beautiful nasheed, written by the great Imam al-Haddad in the 17th century. It takes the singer to a journey from neediness […]

Nasheed Hub: Ya Imam al Rusli

The Nasheed Hub, an initiative of SeekersHub Global, aims to showcase the traditional Islamic art of nasheed, or Islamic devotional songs. Ya Imam al Rusli-O Leader of the Messengers “Ya Imam al Rusli,” is a nasheed with origins in the Levantine tradition. The writer expresses his need for the Prophet’s guidance as he, Allah bless […]

Qad Kafani Ilmu Rabbi (Scottish style), by Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad

Listen to this unusual rendition of Qad Kafani, by Imam al-Haddad, in Scottish style, sung by Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad’s Harmonia Alcorani. Support the Cambridge New Mosque by downloading fantastic Islamic songs from around the world here. Translation: My Lord’s knowledge has sufficed me from asking or choosing For my du’a and my agonising supplication is […]

Diffused Congruence In Conversation With Nader Khan

Diffused Congruence’s latest podcast episode features one of our favourite Muslim singers/songwriters Nader Khan, who speaks about his life journey, how he ended up choosing the path that he did, and what new projects he has coming up. Also, hear co-host Zaki Hasan discuss his trip to Washington DC for the Eid-al-Fitr reception at the White House, […]

Farewell Ode to Ramadan, by Hafidh Abdullah Francis

Ramadan has come and gone in the blink of the eye. Our qari for this blessed month, who helped us complete the recitation of the Qur’an, sang this ode to Ramadan shortly after the last tarawih prayer at SeekersHub Toronto. May Allah reward Hafidh Abdullah Francis for all the beauty and youthful life he brought […]

Listening to Islamic Songs with Musical Instruments

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Is it permissible to listen to a nasheed (Islamically-themed song) that incorporates musical instruments or to instrumental music without words? Answer: In the name of Allah, Most Merciful. The relied-upon position in the Hanafi school, as well as the three other schools of jurisprudence, is that musical instruments (except […]

Qasida Unplugged with Nader Khan + Interview

Qasida Unplugged with Nader Khan + Interview Nader Khan explores the intersections of faith and art in a night filled with music and discussion. Sharing session: Qasidah session: Anybody who came to Al Wehdah expecting to sit down quietly and simply enjoy listening to Nader Khan singing was sadly mistaken. On his second visit to […]

Chicago Mawlid – Rabi’ul Awwal 2011 Playlist – Shaykh Yahya Rhodus and Shaykh Samer al-Nass

Chicago Mawlid – Rabi’ul Awwal 2011 Playlist

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 […]