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Adab 03: The Etiquette of Allah’s Elect – Ustadh Tabraze Azam

In our desire to become true students, we have to uphold the kind of adab, or right etiquette, that colors Allah’s elect. People of knowledge are chosen by Allah Most High, and we cannot do anything more but to aspire to the way of those whose scholarship is recognized by one and all…

Sister Heraa Hashmi’s Guide to STEPS 1

Prolific blogger, student activist, and Confident Muslim award-winner 2017, sister Heraa Hashmi shares advice on the STEPS program. I grew up in a relatively small town in Colorado. It was not until I attended a few courses with Qalam Institute in Dallas that I felt far behind my peers in terms of knowledge of the […]

True Greatness: Sura al Mulk Explained – New Study Circle

A new global study circle started this Saturday, 8 July 2018, in Toronto. The subject of the course is True Greatness: Sura al Mulk Explained. Sura al Mulk consists of 30 verses and presents believers with numerous lessons on how to bring their faith to life. Shaykh Faraz Rabbani elucidates the meanings of the verses […]

O Seeker! – Habib Ali al Jifri

Habib Ali al Jifri speaks on overcoming the seven obstacles in spiritual wayfaring to Allah Most High, and the fruits thereof. This is the third and perhaps final series of “O Seeker!” by His Eminence al Habib Ali al Jifri, may Allah preserve him and benefit us by him. The first series filmed in 2008 […]

Adab 02: Seeking Sacred Knowledge – Ustadh Tabraze Azam

Ustadh Tabraze Azam delves into the necessary adab for the student seeking sacred knowledge based on Revelation, Hadith, and advice from Scholars and sages of Islam. In the Name of Allah, Most Merciful and Compassionate “Seeking knowledge is a duty upon every Muslim,” said the Prophet, Allah bless him and give him peace. Namely, learning […]

Consideration: Content of Character 04 – Shaykh Yahya Rhodus

Shaykh Yahya Rhodus reflects on the act of consideration, of thinking things through before you act, and how it is framed in the Qur’an and Sunna. The Prophet, Allah bless him and give him peace, said: التأني من الله والعجلة من الشيطان Consideration is from Allah and haste is from the devil. (Bayhaqi) We find […]

Adab 01: The Art of Doing Things Right – Introduction

In this new series of articles and podcasts, Ustadh Tabraze Azam discusses the meaning of adab and what it means for a Muslim to do things in the right way. In the Name of Allah Most Merciful, Most Compassionate. Zakariyya al Ansari, the great polymath, shaykh al Islam of his time, and teacher and guide […]

Heroes and Heroines of Islam: Part Two–Habib Kadhim al-Saqqaf

We regularly hear of the great heroes and heroines of Islam. However, we know little about what made these men and women so beloved to Allah and their people. In these series of talks, Habib Kadhim al-Saqqaf speaks about these famous men and women. In the second segment of the series, Habib Kadhim speaks about […]

Seeker Story: How Rebecca Found Guidance

Seven years ago, shortly after taking her shahada, Rebecca began her studies at SeekersHub. Living in a community of reverts with little access to religious scholars and studies, she was able to gain the necessary knowledge to practice Islam through SeekersHub. This is her story. SeekersHub Global Take a SeekersHub online course. All courses are […]

A Great Female Servant of God by Ustadh Amjad Tarsin

Ustadh Amjad Tarsin reflects on the apparent contradiction some minds see in the idea that there are female saints in Islam. He frames this within a tale of a personal journey to visit Hubaba Safiyya al Attas in Hadramawt in 2006. While taking a class on Islamic Spirituality at the Hartford Seminary one of my […]