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SeekersGuidance Helpers Program

At the start of 2019, an exciting internship program began at SeekersGuidance Islamic Seminary. The SeekersGuidance Helpers Program is a brand-new internship program aimed at utilizing the talent and passions of SeekersGuidance supporters from around the world. Now a few weeks into their internships, feedback from the Helpers indicates that the program serves to inspire […]

What Job Opportunities Can I Pursue After Finishing My Islamic Studies?

Answered by Shaykh Umer Mian Question: I am a recent graduate of a traditional Darul-Uloom in the UK and I find myself unsure of what career path to pursue. Salaries offered in mosques are low in relation to the current cost of living in the UK. Essentially, I would like a job whereby I can […]

How Do I Make My Nursing Career as Worship?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum I have recently completed my nursing degree and will start working as a Registered Nurse. I’m concerned about starting a career and becoming task orientated and forgetting what I’m really here for. How can I make my new nursing career about helping and serving Allah’s creation? Answer: […]

Could You Explain the Hadith About Acquiring a Career?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Assalam aleykum Could you explain the hadith “Allah loves the slave who believes and acquires a career.”? Answer: assalamu alaykum This hadith was narrated by Ibn Umar from al-Tabarani in al-Kabir and al-Awsat, al-Quda`i in his Musnad, al-Bayhaqi in Shu`ab al-Iman, and others. It was also narrated from Ibn […]

Can a Muslim Woman Have a Career? [Video]

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalamu alaykum Can a Muslim woman have a career? Answer:  Wa’leykum Salam, Here is a video answer by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani to this question: Shaykh Faraz Rabbani is a scholar and researcher of Islamic law and Executive Director of SeekersHub Global After ten years overseas, Shaykh Faraz returned to […]

How do I find purpose in Life? 11-part class with Shaykh Walead Mosaad

This class was conducted by Shaykh Walead Mosaad as part of Sakina Collective’s Spring 2015 Semester roster of classes. The class caters to an American Muslim audience who seek to apply the Prophetic teachings in their daily lives. The topics and discussions were organic and were set as per the feedback received from the attendees. […]

VIDEO: How to Make Career Choices – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

What is the best of work? It is the work by which the heart can say ‘I am content that I am doing in life that which is most likely to be most pleasing to Allah’. Choosing A Career Path How should a Muslim make career choices? What does the “ideal job” look like for a […]

Seeking nearness to Allah, the ultimate aim in our worldly work

“Therefore, when you wish to go to your market or do something for your livelihood, or take up a craft or become an agent (wakālah) or engage in some other vocations in order to seek the licit and to imitate the practice of Allāh’s Messenger—Allāh bless him and grant him peace—and to seek recompense (thawāb) for yourself and your dependents, […]

What Does it Mean to Have "Beautiful Restraint and Balance" in one's Work, Career, and in Seeking one's Provision?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: In the Revival Circle class, we took the hadith on having “beautiful balance” in one’s work, career, and seeking one’s provision. What does this entail? And can you share the hadith, please? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Merciful and Compassionate with blessings and peace upon the Messenger […]