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Imam Zaid Shakir on the Passing of “a Devout, Pious Man, True to God, Devoted to Family”

“We belong to Allah, and unto Him we will all return…” Death has an uncanny way of rearranging our priorities. Before an early morning text message yesterday from a dear friend, like many Muslims here in the United States, I was preoccupied with an easily recognizable laundry list of concerns. I could list among them […]

Eating Right: Eating Out – A Luxury or a Necessity? by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari

I’ve lately become fascinated with the world of professional cooking and decided to read Anthony Bourdain’s Kitchen Confidential, a behind-the-scenes look at the lives (and characters) of those who work in America’s commercial kitchens. While Bourdain might have done a good job with his Parts Unknown television episode filmed in Gaza, the book that made […]

Student Assembly: The Way of the Seeker – Student Notes by Sr. Haleema

SeekersHub Global Student Assembly Term 1 2014:  “The Way of the Seeker” How to discern sound scholarship, choose a teacher and the role locality plays in this, Shaykha Zaynab Ansari: [How do we know if it’s sound scholarship?] We have the tools to discern what makes sound scholarship. That is, the Sanad – a direct line […]

Reflections from the SeekersHub Retreat: “I Want to Study to be an Islamic Scholar”

Reflections from the SeekersGuidance Retreat: “I Want to Study to be an Islamic Scholar” – Allah Centric blog Bismillah. Last month, I wrote about the importance of ensuring access to Islamic knowledge to all segments of the Muslim community. At the conclusion, I requested assistance in raising $900 to help several brothers from inner-city Washington […]

Where did the shaykhas go? Afterthoughts on Female Scholarship from the SeekersHub Retreat

Sr Whittini Brown Abdullah reflects on her time at the SeekersHub Retreat, and how ti prompted her to recognise the female scholars in her community. I don’t know when I first heard the term “shaykha”. I think my friend was joking with me about how maybe one day I’d become one given the zeal I […]

SeekersGuidance Appalachian Retreat 2010 – Overview, Slideshow, and Testimonials

As-salamu alaikum, For those of you who were unable to attend the first ever SeekersGuidance Appalachian Retreat held in Coker Creek, TN from June 25 to June 30, we’ve uploaded the picture slideshow to youtube. You can view the slideshow below: Retreat a Success! Alhamdulillah, the first ever SeekersGuidance Retreat was a success. Over 100 […]

Videos from Perfecting Prayer Webinar – Imam Zaid Shakir, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani, Shaykh Yahya Rhodus, and Others

As-salamu alaikum, May this reach you in the best state of health and iman. Ameen. In case you weren’t able to attend the Perfecting Prayer Webinar that was conducted on March 13th and rebroadcast on May 13th, we’ve uploaded the videos. The webinar featured inspirational advice and practical guidance from Imam Zaid Shakir, Shaykh Faraz […]

Registration Now Open – Clarity for Seekers: Perfecting Prayer – Free Monthly Video Seminar

Perfecting Prayer Keys to Presence of Heart & Excellence in Prayer How to fulfill the Prophet’s command, “Pray as you have seen me pray,” and realize the tremendous virtues of prayer, of which Allah Most High has called us, “Seek assistance in patience and prayer.” Confirmed Speakers: Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Imam Tahir Anwar Ustadha Zaynab […]