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The Trodden Path (Episode 10): Shaykh Esa Mannun

In this series, Shaykh Shoayb Ahmed of South Africa will take us on a journey through the lives and biographies of some of the most celebrated and well known scholars of the twentieth and twenty – first century. These historical accounts will provide us with refreshing insights and lessons, and motivate us to follow in […]

Is It Enough to Marry Someone Who Has Good Character but No Piety?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, I did not use to practice Islam, but have since changed my ways and want to make good on my Islam. I am having marriage talks with someone who is culturally Muslim, but does not practice. My aunt and uncle, practising Muslims, advised against me marrying […]

Who are the ‘Respected People’ (dhawi al-hai’at) Mentioned in the Sahih Hadith?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: With regards to this quote, please could you tell me what the hadith refers to as regards ‘respected people ‘? The Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him) said, “Overlook the slips of respected people.” [Bukhari in al-Adab al-Mufrad; Abu Dawud; Nasa’i in al-Kubra; and others–rigorously authentic […]

The Path of Taqwa – Faraz Rabbani – Qurba Retreat 2010 (Video, Lecture)

The Path of Taqwa – Faraz Rabbani – Qurba Retreat 2010 A talk delivered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani at the Qurba Retreat “Detour Ahead: Staying on the Prophetic Path, August 2010. Shaykh Faraz highlights the Qur’anic call to mindfulness (taqwa); the virtues of taqwa; its three levels; and how mindfulness is manifest in faith, outward […]

Avoiding Differences of Opinion: Why & When Can I Follow Another School?

Answered by Sidi Faraz Khan Question: Why is it recommended to follow another schools position out of scrupulousness when we believe our own school is correct? When would taking another position outside of one’s own school be permitted for this reason? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, InshaAllah you are well. The basic idea is that […]

Islamic Knowledge Podcasts

Download podcasts directly onto your device by visiting the SeekersHub Podcast or click on each individual link for direct download. . The Prophet – A Tremendous Blessing In His Book, Allah Most High describes the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) as a person of tremendous character. In this khutba, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani explains what a tremendous blessing […]