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Islamic Scholars Fund: Make an Impact With Your Zakat

In this video Shaykh Faraz Rabbani emphasises the importance of having an Islamic Scholars Fund.  In our times… In traditional Muslim societies endowment supported the best and brightest young minds to become Islamic scholars. Islamic scholars were supported, so that they could dedicate themselves to teaching and providing religious guidance and clarity to the community. […]

Zakat: A Comprehensive SeekersGuidance Reader

Zakat forms the fifth chapter of Imam Al-Ghazali’s seminal work, the Ihya, which is widely regarded as the greatest work on Islamic spirituality in the world. Here, we share some of the best SeekersHub resources available on this subject plus video recordings from SeekersHub Toronto, where live sessions will be held everyday this Ramadan. What […]

Should I Pay Zakat on a Land?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum After my marriage, my parents gifted me some land. We will be selling the land in the future. Should I be paying Zakat on this land? When should I pay Zakat? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, 1. There is no zakat due on personal possessions, whether houses, […]

Allah’s Deal With The Poor – What It Means For you, by Shaykh Faid Said

When you give to the poor and needy from the wealth you have been blessed with, there is a promise from Allah that is beyond imagination and comparison. Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said tells us more. Bismillah-ir Rahman-ir Raheem. None of us could have ever wished to come to this world, as none of us even […]

The Best of 2016 at SeekersHub Global!

The SeekersHub team is modest but it packs a hefty punch, by the Grace of Allah. Thousands of you have had your questions answered using the unique SeekersHub Answers service, several new podcast shows were launched and the Academy continues to offer free, high quality courses to anyone with an internet connection.  Shaykh Faraz Rabbani speaks of […]

Where Can I Learn the Rules of Prayer, Zakat and Menstruation?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum Is the Mukhtasar al-Quduri a good reference text for the Hanafi School? I would like something which outlines the rules of zakat, menstruation and also the rules of prayer. Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, 1. Yes, The Mukhtasar of Imam al-Quduri is a relied upon text […]

The Story of Abdul Razzaq and Abdul Ghani, by Novid Shaid

Writer and poet, Novid Shaid, weaves a tale of two men who led very different lives with what they were granted by Allah. There were once two men: Abdul Razzaq and Abdul Ghani. Abdul Razzaq was a faithful man, who was very resourceful, with a talent for acquiring wealth. By the age of forty, he […]

Urgent Support Needed for Scholar and Family Facing Death Threats

Click the video below for a brief update from Shaykh Faraz Rabbani on the urgent need for support. Once you’ve donated, please email us here indicating the amount donated for the urgent scholar appeal. A respected scholar has received repeated death threats from extremists and needs to move to a safer country with his wife and young children. His country’s […]

Spend, Even When You’re Destitute – Shaykh Muhammad Adeyinka Mendes

What is the benefit of giving charity and spending on others even when you’re destitute and dirt poor? When you can’t pay your rent, when you’re scraping the bottom of the barrel… We revisit some of the gems from Shaykh Muhammad Mendes when he was at SeekersHub Toronto. [cwa id=’cta’] Resources for seekers: Honour The People Who […]

Abdul Sattar Edhi: How Should Muslims React To His Passing? – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

When a great believer like Abdul Sattar Edhi passes away, how should we react? The guidance for this comes from Allah’s promises to us, as Shaykh Faraz Rabbani explains in this brief talk. See also The great Muslim philanthropist, Abdul-Sattar Edhi, returns to his Lord and Three Acts That Formed The Core Of Abdul Sattar Edhi’s Life on the […]