Nasheed Hub: SallaAllahu Alayk Ya Nur

The Nasheed Hub, an initiative of SeekersHub Global, aims to showcase the traditional Islamic art of nasheed, or Islamic devotional songs. Sallalahu Alayk Ya Nur This poem sends praise and blessings upon the Prophet, using analogy and comparing him to light. It was written by Shaykh Ahmad al-Alawi, the leader of the Alawi spiritual path. […]

Nasheed Hub: Ya Talib al-Fana

The Nasheed Hub, an initiative of SeekersHub Global, aims to showcase the traditional Islamic art of nasheed, or Islamic devotional songs. Ya Talib al-Fana (O You Who Seeks Annihilation Through Allah) Ya Talib al-Fana, is the final poem in the series of the works of Shaykh Muhammad ibn al-Habib. It speaks to those who desire Allah […]

Nasheed Hub: Salamun ‘Ala Ahl al-Hima

The Nasheed Hub, an initiative of SeekersHub Global, aims to showcase the traditional Islamic art of nasheed, or Islamic devotional songs. Salamun ‘Ala Ahl al-Hima (Peace be Upon the People of the Sacred Precinct) This poem which appears as the final song in the Diwan of Shaykh Muhammad Ibn al-Habib, the famous guide of the Darqawi spiritual […]

Nasheed Hub: Ya Arham al-Rahimeen

The Nasheed Hub, an initiative of SeekersHub Global, aims to showcase the traditional Islamic art of nasheed, or Islamic devotional songs. Ya Arham al-Rahimeen Ya Arham al-Rahimeen (O Most Merciful of Those Who Show Mercy) is a very unique nasheed. It is in the form of a long, beautifully complex prayer, and it calls on […]

Nasheed Hub: Qasidah Muhammadiya

The Nasheed Hub, an initiative of SeekersHub Global, aims to showcase the traditional Islamic art of nasheed, or Islamic devotional songs. Qasidah Muhammadiya Qasida Muhammadiya (The Muhammadan Ode) is a wonderful example of both linguistic eloquence and heartfelt love. It was written by Imam Busiri, the same poet who wrote the famous “Qasida Burda,” or […]

The Science of the Heart – Safina Society Podcast

The Safina Society team is joined by Mufti Niaz Hannan and Yusuf Hussain to discuss Tasawwuf, what it is, why it is needed, and how to recognize it. With these two final episodes, the Safina Society team close out their season on a wonderful, warm, engaging, and lively discussion of Tasawwuf. What it is. What […]

Nasheed Hub: Tala‘al Badru Alayna

The Nasheed Hub, an initiative of SeekersHub Global, aims to showcase the traditional Islamic art of nasheed, or Islamic devotional songs. Tala’al Badru Alayna Tala’al Badru Alayna (The Full Moon Rose Over Us) is the oldest nasheed recorded in the Islamic tradition. It is a beautiful expression of love and yearning for the Prophet Muhammad, […]

Why Islam Is True E10: God Is a Volitional Agent

People have historically believed in two kinds of necessary being. Non-religious philosophers such as Aristotle and Avicenna argued for the existence of a necessary being who is the necessary and volitionless cause of the universe. Religious believers on the other hand — Muslims, Christians, and Jews — have held that the necessary being who made […]

Kin and Neighbors: Content of Character 06 – Shaykh Yahya Rhodus

Shaykh Yahya Rhodus speaks on two groups pf people who deprive themselves of Allah’s glance on the Day of Judgment, namely, those who sever kinship ties and obnoxious neighbors. قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه و سلم: اثنان لا ينظر الله إليهما يوم القيامة: قاطع الرحم و جار السوء The Messenger of God, Allah bless […]

Nasheed Hub: Qad Kafani

The Nasheed Hub, an initiative of SeekersHub Global, aims to showcase the traditional Islamic art of nasheed, or Islamic devotional songs. Qad Kafani Qad Kafani Ilm Rabbi (My Lord’s Knowledge Has Sufficed Me)  is a beautiful nasheed, written by the great Imam al-Haddad in the 17th century. It takes the singer to a journey from neediness […]