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Al-Busiri’s Burda and Celebrating the Mawlid – Shaykh Muhammad Ba-Dhib

The love of the Prophet is shining on the faces of his lovers this month. Many are reciting Imam Busiri’s Burda poem. But is it a bid’ah (blameworthy innovation?) Shaykh Muhammad Ba-Dhib explains in this lecture. In Praise of the Prophet The praise of the Prophet, Allah bless him and give him peace, and mention […]

Nasheed Hub: Qasida Burda Part 9 – On Seeking Intercession

The Nasheed Hub, an initiative of SeekersHub Global, aims to showcase the traditional Islamic art of nasheed, or Islamic devotional songs. Qasida Burda, Chapter 9 In this chapter, Imam al-Buṣirī expresses what he hopes to attain through the exquisite praise of the Messenger of Allah (Allah bless him and give him peace) which he has […]

Nasheed Hub: Qasida Burda Part 3–On Praise of the Prophet

The Nasheed Hub, an initiative of SeekersHub Global, aims to showcase the traditional Islamic art of nasheed, or Islamic devotional songs. Qasida Burda, Chapter 3 After having his love discovered, and after having poured his heart out in expressing his deficiencies, the poet now juxtaposes his flaws with the perfections of his beloved. He starts […]