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Sufism: Its Essence & the Traits of its People: Book by Habib Umar

What is Sufism? This new treatise by Habib Umar ibn Hafiz and translated into English by Ustadh Amjad Tarsin, covers the principles of Sufism and the characteristics of those who follow it. What is Sufism? This book seeks to clarify the meaning behind this often-misunderstood term. Sufism, or tasawwuf as it is known in the […]

Last of the Tasburai: New Sci-fi Novel With A Muslim Twist

Dubbed the ‘Halal Game of Thrones’, the epic fantasy novel Last of the Tasburai is an action packed page-turner that will prove popular with Muslim readers, young and old. SeekersGuidance interviews the author, Rehan Khan.   Why did you get into fiction writing? REHAN: Fiction, particularly fantasy and sci-fi creates a safe place to explore controversial issues the […]

A Sufi & A Salafi – Love, Warmth and Friendship is Possible

Ustadh Abdul Aziz Suraqa (right) reflects on how small acts of kindness some 20 years ago has had a profound effect on his life. After nearly twenty years, Allah blessed me to visit and spend time with my former neighbor and dear brother, Shaykh Muhammad Adeyinka Mendes, at the Toronto airport as he and his […]

Has Sufism been corrupted? Shaykh Faraz Rabbani answers.

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani answers a critical question, “What is the place of Sufism in the Islamic sciences? Have many of the ideas within mainstream Sufism come from outside the Muslim faith?” For more videos like this, subscribe to the SeekersGuidance Youtube channel.

Sufism

Answered by : Shaykh Gibril Haddad Question : Sufism Al-Hamdu lillah was-Salat was-Salam `ala Rasulillah wa Alihi wa Sahbihi wa man Walah Answer : “Before asking what is Sufism, we should ask what is Religion.” (Shaykh Nazim in an interview with the BBC, London 1991) Shaykh al-`Arusi said in his marginalia titled Nata’ij al-Afkar al-Qudsiyya […]