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Back to Our Roots as SeekersGuidance – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

A Renewed Commitment to be the First Truly Global Islamic Seminary: An announcement by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani. Assalam alaykum, The year 2019 will bring some exciting changes to our services and programming. Moving forward, we are very pleased to announce our new name: we’re going back to our founding name, SeekersGuidance. This is part of […]

Help Scholars Do The Work Of Scholars – A Message from Imam Zaid Shakir

Assalamu alaykum wa rahmatullah wa barakatuh. Dear Brothers and Sisters, this is Imam Zaid Shakir, and I’m here to encourage all of you to support the SeekersHub Islamic Scholars Fund. The Islamic Scholars Fund helps support students and scholars from all over the world and from every corner of the Umma. Many scholars that have […]

Transcend This World – Imam Zaid Shakir

We should be a joyous people. All this stuff has happened out there. Islamophobia and all this other stuff is happening. Depression, suicide, we went through the whole gamut and the first khutba. We still should be a joyous people, because we have faith in our heart, because we have belief in the Hereafter, because we know no matter how bad things get in this world, if we patiently persevere, if we struggle and we forge on, then we’re opening the gates for unimaginable bliss for the rest of eternity.

10 On-Demand Courses for Ramadan

We are blessed to reach another Ramadan. Let’s make the best use of our time. These On-Demand courses will help you to focus and get maximum benefits from this month of the Qur’an. Each course contains a downloadable lesson set which you can listen to at your convenience. 1. Preparing for Ramadan: Lessons and Advice […]

Taqwa Increases During Ramadan – Imam Zaid Shakir

Ramadan is a time of incredible opportunity for Muslims to draw closer to Allah and gain ever heightened levels of taqwa, says Imam Zaid Shakir. Allah says in Sura al Baqara 2:183: يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا كُتِبَ عَلَيْكُمُ الصِّيَامُ كَمَا كُتِبَ عَلَى الَّذِينَ مِن قَبْلِكُمْ لَعَلَّكُمْ تَتَّقُونَ Taqwa is not just God-consciousness. It manifests itself […]

Help Scholars Do The Work Of Scholars – A Message from Imam Zaid Shakir

Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullah wa Barakatuh, Dear Brothers and Sisters, this is Imam Zaid Shakir, and I’m here to encourage all of you to support the SeekersHub Islamic Scholars Fund. The Islamic Scholars Fund helps support students and scholars from all over the world and from every corner of the Ummah. Many scholars that have […]

Imam Zaid Shakir on the Florida Shootings

The following post by Imam Zaid Shakir was first published on his personal FaceBook page immediately following the shootings. We chose to republish it as it attempts to bypass the emotionally driven factionalism and address the roots causes of what is happening. School Shootings: More Than Deranged Teenagers Our condolences to the families of those […]

Hard Questions for the New Year by Imam Zaid Shakir

As we North American Muslims enter a new year it might be beneficial for us to ask ourselves some serious questions. A bit of soul searching has never harmed anyone. The type of questions I have in mind involve a set of challenges to some of the prevailing trends which currently occupy our minds and […]

How Do We Fight Shaytan? By Getting Married – Imam Zaid Shakir

Imam Zaid Shakir visited SeekersHub Toronto on the evening of January 1st, dropping in for the marriage ceremony of a dear Hub student. Imam Zaid emphasized being agents of good in times when forces of corruption spread harm against families. One of the key means of good in creation is marriage. Imam Zaid said, “Four […]

The Importance of Being a Very Public Muslim – Imam Zaid Shakir

The Importance of Being a Very Public Muslim This post first appeared on Imam Zaid Shakir’s facebook page. In the climate of fear and mistrust of Muslims being carefully cultivated by some elements in this country it is extremely important to be a very public, very visible, very talkative Muslim. Some Muslims would tend to […]