Why Do Manners Matter – Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

Bismillah-ir Rahman-ir Raheem “And indeed, You are the pinnacle of character” (Surah Al-Qalam, 4) Allah (subhana wa ta’ala) said the above verse with regards to His Beloved (sallallahu alayhi wasalam)! But have we ever asked ourselves: Why does character or manners matter? How can I relate to the qualities imbued by the Best of Creation […]

The Power Of Storytelling with Ustadha Mehded Maryam Sinclair

Renowned Muslim author and story-teller were interviewed by Aashif Sacha, in Auckland, New Zealand. He says: “I was fortunate enough to meet Ustadha Mehded Maryam Sinclair on a sunny Auckland morning. From the moment I met her, she filled the room with grace.  As she gazed out of the window, Ustadha Mehded spoke candidly about […]

Learn to Live – 04 – Interview with Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil

In this episode, Ustadha Raidah tells us about the reasons why she went on a  path of seeking sacred knowledge. She talks about the benefits of moving to Amman, Jordan for her studies. Ustadha Raidah also talks about where and how she was brought up, relating this to why the prioritization of sacred knowledge is so […]

Learn to Live – 03 – Interview with Ustadh Amjad Tarsin

In this interview, Ustadh Amjad shares with us his story that revolved around one of Imam al-Haddad’s books, which inspired him to study Islam. He tells us about some of the challenges he initially faced and how he overcame them. Ustadh Amjad also shares some of his first memories from going to Dar al-Mustafa in Tarim, Yemen […]

Learn to Live – 02 – Interview with Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

In this interview, Shaykh Faraz tells about the inspirations led him to take the path of seeking knowledge. He talks about the importance and definition of religious activism. Shaykh Faraz also shares his memories from his days as a student of sacred learning including an incident with his teacher Shaykh Adeeb Kalas.  He then talks […]

Learn to Live – 01 – Interview with Shaykh Yahya Rhodus

In this interview, Shaykh Yahya Rhodus shares with us and reflects on his journey of seeking knowledge. He starts by telling us his story of accepting of Islam and how that eventually led him onto a path of seeking sacred knowledge. He narrates inspirational stories of special people he met on his journey. Shaykh Yahya then talks about some […]

Why Are We Muslim? – Preserving Faith in Testing Times – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Have you asked yourself why you are Muslim? Is Islam an identity? How can our faith be preserved in testing time? In this Friday khutba, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani explains how faith is the fuel of religion. Muslims should be be clear about why they are Muslim, and then nurture that in their children. Shaykh Faraz […]

Parting Words From Shaykh Walead Mosaad, #YourRamadanHub Xtra

Shaykh Walead Mosaad’s residency at SeekersHub comes to an end. If you missed the livestream of his final sessions, you can listen to them in full on the SeekersHub podcast on iTunes. Please subscribe for automatic updates. If you could take a moment to rate the podcast and leave a review, we’d really appreciate it! In […]

Farewell to The First 10 Days & To Each Other, #YourRamadanHub Xtra

Shaykh Muhammad Adeyinka Mendes sat down with Abdul-Rehman Malik for a quick debrief on his stay at SeekersHub Toronto. What was the crux of the first 10 days of Ramadan? Listen on this brief podcast. We thank Shaykh Muhammad for accepting our invitation. It’s been an edifying and reinvigorating experience for us. May Allah always keep Shaykh […]

The Hymn of Muslim Slaves: Ratib al-Haddad in Cape Malay History

Our qari (Qur’an reciter) for the month of Ramadan is a young hafidh (one who has has memorised the Qur’an) from the heart of the Cape Malay tradition of South Africa. At a special gathering at SeekersHub Toronto, Hafidh Abdullah Francis recited the Ratib al-Haddad, which is a collection of invocations and supplications from the Qur’an and […]