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Intention for Seeking Knowledge by Imam Haddad

In this article, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani provides commentary on Imam Haddad’s famous “Intention for Seeking Knowledge.” Text and translation of this supplication is also provided.  In the Name of Allah, the Merciful and Compassionate. The Messenger of Allah, Allah bless him and give him peace, said, “Actions are by their intentions, and each person shall have […]

Prophetic Parenting: Q&A – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

The Prophetic Parenting series, taught by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani,  covers 40 Hadiths on raising righteous Muslim children. This segment of the Prophetic Parenting series covers some commonly asked questions and answers. What are the three aspects of parenting? They are tarbiya (upbringing) ta’deeb (instilling of adab) and ta’leem (teaching). These must come in order, and parents […]

Shaykh Ibrahim Osi-Efa on Sura Luqman – On Entertaining Discourse

Sura Luqman emphasizes tarbiya, or spiritual growth, and is named after a great sage. In this series, Shaykh Ibrahim Osi-Efa explores the meanings of this chapter. Shaykh Ibrahim continues to give the commentary on this Sura, beginning with these verses: From amongst people, are those who finance entertaining discourse, to deviate (others) to from the […]

Shaykh Ibrahim Osi-Efa on Sura Luqman – On Faith and Belief

Sura Luqman emphasizes tarbiya, or spiritual growth, and is named after a great sage. In this series, Shaykh Ibrahim Osi-Efa explores the meanings of this chapter. Sura Luqman has 34 verses. Some say that all 34 verses were revealed in Mecca, while others say that all but two or three verses were revealed in Mecca. […]

What Are the Proper Intentions to Be Made When Teaching?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum I am a school teacher and I absolutely love my job. What intentions should I have every time I go into school to maximise the amount of reward I can get while teaching? Answer: Wa’alaykum assalam. Jazakum Allah for your question. May Allah reward you for striving […]

Three Calls, One Answer…. A Message from Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

This week, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani received phone calls from three leading scholars, all unable to teach and transmit Islamic knowledge due to crises. This shows the urgency of the SeekersHub Global Islamic Seminary initiative. Support us in preserving and transmitting the Prophetic legacy. As-salam alaykum wa rahmatullah. I received three phone calls from three scholars in different […]

Is There Any Reason Why A Wife Can’t Teach Her Husband?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum Is it permissible for a wife to teach her husband? My husband recently approached me and asked me to teach him how to read Quran, because he doesn’t know. Answer: Wa’alaykum assalam. I pray this finds you in the best of states insha’Allah. It certainly is permissible […]

My Father Teaches a Problematic Version of Islam in the Local Mosque. What Should I Do?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: My father has a deep aversion to the scholars of Islam. Despite this, he has persisted in teaching at the local Sunday School at the mosque. He spreads his strange ideas but his eloquence lends him an outward appearance of authority and people are swayed by him. 1) […]

SeekersHub’s Reading List for Kids

As summer winds to a close, school is once again on the horizon. Parents can make the most of these last weeks of time at home by exposing their children to beautiful, inspiring literature that they may not come across in the classroom. The problem with many children’s books today, however, is that they are […]

The Prophetic Way of Teaching – Sayyid Muhammad Alawi al-Maliki

For original link: click here [The Prophet (Peace be upon him) Spoke to People According to Their Level] “The Prophet (Peace be upon him) followed, in his way of teaching people and inviting them to goodness, the way of the Holy Quran, in which Allah says: ‘Call you to the way of your Lord with wisdom and […]