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Love & Balance: Following Our Scholars to Allah – Reflections by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

If you haven’t already connected with Shaykh Faraz Rabbani on social media, you should. He often shares beneficial advice and insightful reflections. The following, posted recently, is just one example. You can follow Shaykh Faraz Rabbani on both twitter and facebook. The affirmation of rank with Allah doesn’t negate the manifestation of very human qualities, […]

VIDEO: The Way of Mercy, Habib Ali al-Jifri

Mercy: Habib Ali al-Jifri at Harrow Central Mosque, in London on the 9th of April 2015. This talk was part of the Uniting for the Prophet tour. Kindly organised by the Radical Middle Way and other partner organisations.

Is It a Sunna to Wear a Turban?

Answered by Ustadh Tariq Abdul-Rasheed Question: Is wearing a turban sunnah? Answer: In the name of Allah, the Beneficent the Merciful Yes, wearing the turban is an established Sunnah of our beloved Prophet Muhmmad (ﷺ) even if it was an Arab custom. This is the position of scholars such as; Imam al-Haytami and Imam al-Bājūri of the Shāfiʿi […]

Challenges and Choices: Lessons from the Great Day of Ashura (10th of Muharram) – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Listen to this lecture on the SeekersHub Podcast. Shaykh Faraz Rabbani discusses the lessons of the great day of Ashura – the 10th of Muharram. This is one of the greatest days of the year – a day the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him) highly encouraged us to fast. This is the day in which […]

Rejoice! Reviving Remembrance and the Prophetic Way – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Eid al-Adha Khutba 2013

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani delivered this powerful, inspiring, and uplifting Eid Khutba at the joint Eid al-Adha Prayer and Khutba sponsored by SeekersHub Toronto, Lote Tree Foundation, and Risalah Foundation. Shaykh Faraz begins with a reminder of how tremendous the blessing of Allah’s command to rejoice–both in general and in these blessed days of Eid–truly is. […]

Mercy, The Stamp of Creation by Dr Umar Faruq Abd’Allah

This paper examines the role of mercy in the Islamic tradition and eternal salvation, and its imprint on all affairs of the universe. Although Islam is often proclaimed as the ‘religion of peace,’ theologically, it is more accurate to refer to it as the ‘religion of mercy.’ God has designated mercy as his primary relation to […]

Seek, Act and Strive – Advice from Habib Ali Al-Jifri for Seekers of Knowledge

“The blessing that Allah Most High has sent to you all (SeekersHub Global students) is an immense one – that He created for you those whom you can take sacred knowledge from through a continuous chain of narration so that you are confident of its authenticity. With respect to its transmission– its understanding, and its […]

Selected Prophetic Prayers for Spiritual, Physical and Emotional Wellbeing by Chaplain Ibrahim Long

A BRIEF SELECTION RECOMMENDED FOR SPIRITUAL, PHYSICAL, AND EMOTIONAL WELLBEING Working as a Muslim Chaplain, I have come to see and experience a genuine need for greater resources for  supplications that bring aid to those in spiritual, physical, and emotional distress. For this reason, I have compiled the verses below and narrations that have been […]

Prophets, Messengers, and the Sunnah

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: I am researching Islam for class and I have the following questions: Q1. What is the count of the prophets and messengers that Allah sent? Is it 124,000? Q2. Out of this count, how many are messengers? Q3. How many were from Arabs? And what are their names? Q4. […]

Recommended Adhkar for the Day of Friday – Marifah.net

Recommended Adhkar for the Day of Friday – Marifah.net It is recommended to do a lot of recitation of the Qurʾān, adhkār and supplications on the day of Friday and the night, as well as prayers upon the Messenger of Allah, may Allah’s prayers and peace be upon him, and the recitation of Sūrat al-Kahf […]