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Human Forgiveness: What You Need To Know About It, by Shaykh Walead Mosaad

Human Forgiveness: What You Need To Know About It, by Shaykh Walead Mosaad

Capturing the Spirit of Ramadan
Mercy, Forgiveness and Salvation

Every night our Ramadan scholars will explore one of the three key spiritual goals of Ramadan. Each talk will conclude with a dynamic conversation as we explore mercy, forgiveness and salvation deeply and see how we can attain these divine gifts practically. These talks will enliven and inspire us as we begin our nightly ‘isha and tarawih prayers.

Daily at 10:00 pm EST. Attend in person at SeekersHub Toronto or watch live.

 

Let’s #GiveLight to Millions More

We envision a world in which no one is cut off from the beauty, mercy and light of the Prophetic ﷺ example. A world where the dark ideology of a few is dwarfed by radiant example of the many who follow the way of the Prophet ﷺ. But we can’t do it alone. We need your support. This Ramadan, we need you to help us #GiveLight to millions more. Here’s how.

Learn To Live: A 30 Day Program in God’s Mercy, Forgiveness and Salvation

God’s Mercy, Forgiveness and Salvation

God’s Mercy, Forgiveness and Salvation: SeekersHub Toronto is offering a 30-day intensive course – also available live online – which will reconnect you with the Qur’an and make you fall in love with Allah Most High’s miraculous revelation again.

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Shaykh Walead Mosaad

This year, the Ramadan program is being organized around the theme of “Learn to Live”, which will see us explore Mercy during the first 10 days, Forgiveness during the second 10 days, and Salvation in the last 10 days.
During each third of the month we will focus on what the Qur’an teaches us on each of these matters with a focus on concepts, stories and practical spiritual action.

Teaching the course will be  Shaykh Walead Mosaad, Shaykh Muhammad Mendes, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani, Ustadha Shireen Ahmed, Ustadh Amjad Tarsin, and others.
Daily programs will include tarawih prayers at the beautiful new SeekersHub Toronto, with master of Qur’anic recitation Qari Hafidh Abdullah Francis from Cape Town, South Africa.

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Shaykh Muhammad Mendes (left)

You are also welcome to join us for a communal iftar or even sponsor a meal for a 100+ people. Just email [email protected] for details.
Stay tuned for more information in the upcoming weeks, and make SeekersHub Toronto #YourRamadanHub.

Confronting Atheism and Our Own Doubts

In Islam, faith is an active rather than passive concept. From the sinner to the saint, everyone’s faith will waver from time to time.

What do we do about it?

Regardless of which faith group we belong to, we will waver in of our faith in the existence of God, our confidence in the applicability of faith in modern times, as well as in the strength of our spiritual connections.  As Shaykh Walead Mosaad explains, a decrease in faith is a test just like pain, fear, or financial difficulty. Watch him discuss this difficult topic and advise us how to keep our religious equilibrium.

Clarify your inderstanding of the Islamic beliefs and creed by taking a FREE SeekersHub course: Ghazali’s Foundations of Islamic Belief Explained

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How do I find purpose in Life? 11-part class with Shaykh Walead Mosaad

This class was conducted by Shaykh Walead Mosaad as part of Sakina Collective’s Spring 2015 Semester roster of classes. The class caters to an American Muslim audience who seek to apply the Prophetic teachings in their daily lives. The topics and discussions were organic and were set as per the feedback received from the attendees. The topics discussed reflect the wide range of issues American Muslims contend with on a daily basis from spirituality to child-rearing to doubts about religion to finance.

The 11 parts are entitled

  1. Cultivating the inner life
  2. Addressing doubts about Islam
  3. Overcoming Obstacles to more consistent worship
  4. How do we deal with suffering
  5. He She is neither family or spouse – how de we deal with each other?
  6. How can I be friends with my neighbours and coworkers without compromising my deen?
  7. How do I tackle the responsibility of my children’s upbringing?
  8. Islam and finance
  9. How do I find purpose in Life?
  10. Anger Management
  11. Etiquette of discourse and disagreement

Listen to them all here

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How Should Muslims Treat LGBTQ Individuals?

Muslim attitudes to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer – LGBTQ individuals and communities are often under a spotlight. Shaykh Walead Mosaad was asked how we should respond, as part of the question and answer session at the Islamic Society of Greater Charlotte. He first clarified where the shariah draws the line with regards to acting on homosexual feelings, undergoing sex-change operations, etc. but then asks, can someone be a Muslim and a homosexual? Watch this short clip to hear this explanation.

Resources for seekers on Muslim attitudes to LGBTQ issues:

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Just Be Muslim, Not A Brand Manager for Islam

We don’t need more brand managers for Islam, says Shaykh Walead Mosaad. Living as good Muslims with sincere concern for others is the best means of calling to Islam, and as Shaykh Walead demonstrates, there are countless everyday scenarios when we can put these words into action.

Resources on How Not To Be A Brand Manager For Islam


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A Thief Who Changed and Became a Saint

The moment you think you are better than others because of your deen, know for certain that you are not.

How did a thief  change himself such that he became a saint? Shaykh Walead Mosaad speaks of the change in Bayazid Bostami’s life that happened in just one moment. He uses this example and others to explain why we should not be so quick to judge others, as we just don’t know.

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Food And Worship – The Indisputable Correlation

You are what you eat, as the saying goes. Shaykh Walead Mosaad explains how our consumption of food, its preparation and its purchase can have a huge impact on our spiritual lives.

Ever get caught out on these issues? Deepen your understanding by taking a short course with SeekersHub.

Resources on food and worship for seekers

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How Do Sins Hinder Us?

How Do Sins Hinder Us?

How do sins hinder us in our spiritual progress?  Shaykh Walead Mosaad answers this question and explains how even a small sin can set us back in our path to Allah.

Ever get caught out on these issues? Deepen your understanding by taking a short course with SeekersHub.

Resources for Seekers

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Why Do We Need Scholars When There’s Quran And Sunnah?

Quran and Sunnah?

Why do we need scholars? Why can’t we directly go to the Quran and Sunnah?  Shaykh Walead Mosaad talks about the central role of scholars in transmitting, contextualizing and teaching Islam. He gives a relevant example of the role scholars had in the preservation of the Quran.

Ever get caught out on these issues? Deepen your understanding by taking a short course with SeekersHub.

Resources for seekers:

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