Parents Matter More Than Peers – Shaykh Hamza Karamali

* Courtesy of Muslim Reflections on Leonard Sax’s The Collapse of Parenting We want to transfer our religious values to our children. We want them to love Allah and His Messenger, to live moral lives, to be responsible and hardworking, to pray for us after we leave this world, and to bring joy to […]

Etiquette of Social Media – Ustadh Amjad Tarsin

As main tools of communication and connectivity, Social Media is everywhere, and with immediacy. Ustad Amjad Tarsin calls us to ponder to what end? For what purpose? Two individuals could be doing the exact same thing, and one is rewarded and one may be punished. What gives? What is the difference between the two?  Ustadh […]

Crisis of Islam or Crisis of Humanity? It’s all a cause of concern – Ustadh Amjad Tarsin

Does the modern condition reflect a crisis of Islam or a crisis of Humanity? “For the Muslim its all a cause of concern,” says ustadh Amjad Tarsin. Allah has placed mankind as representatives of the Cosmos; this noble station calls us to responsibility. These experiences call us back to reflect on our relationship with the Owner […]

Embracing Otherness as the Prophetic Sunnah – Imam Khalid Latif

The Prophet’s ﷺ reality and his personal  relationships call to diversity; he was exposed to diverse people of gender, colour, age and ethnicity from a young age; this theme furthers throughout his ﷺ lifelong relationships. Imam Khalid Latif  invites us to meet such personages as Umm Ayman Baraka and engage with otherness through the lens of […]

A Timeless Love – The Prophet ﷺ and Khadijah, by Habib Ali al-Jifri

Habib Ali Al-Jifri beautifully recalls the loving companionship of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ and his loyal wife Khadijah. He explains how this love story began and continued even after she passed away; and most importantly, what lessons we can learn from this story for our own marriages. Islamic Marriage: Guidance for Successful Marriage and Married Life […]

Should I Seek Forgiveness from a Girlfriend I Wronged Before I Was Muslim?

Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari Question: Assalamualikum, Before converting to islam, i had a relationship with a girl. A few months before converting, I broke of all relationships all of a sudden. Now that i am married, and am a muslim, I often feel guilt that i was unjust towards her.  Should I now approach that girl to seek […]

What do I do if I Develop Strong Feelings For a Brother I am Friends With?

Answered by Ustadha Sulma Badradduja Question: Assalamu alaikum, I’m a teenage sister. I have been friends with a guy. He is a great person and a good believer, but we have fallen into the trap of shaitan and got a little carried away with our friendship. I fell in love with him. it just happened. […]

Eid Mubarak: May Allah Makes These Days of True Rejoicing – Eid Message, Reminder, and Free Gift from SeekersGuidance – mp3 of an amazing night of nasheed

  In the Name of Allah, the Benevolent, the Merciful   EID MUBARAK May Allah make these days of true rejoicing   Dear SeekersGuidance students, supporters, and friends,   Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah,   I pray this finds you in the best of health and spirits. The teachers, managers, and SeekersGuidance team would like to […]

Emotional Distress: Dealing With Broken Relationships

Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari Abdul-Razacq Question I am going through a period of depression over a relationship with a non-Muslim girl that has ended. I have asked for forgiveness for my mistakes. The consequences of this relationship have been an abundance of negative feelings and troubling thoughts that have taken over my mind including […]