clear light

This is the third part of a series of translations of Habib Umar’s work, Qabs al-Nur al-Mubin, an abridgment of Imam al-Ghazali’s Ihya Ulum al-Din. This part explores why a person may not actualise the spiritual sciences that he is learning. Specific similitude of the heart in relation to sciences: The mirror may not reflect the […]

SeekersGuidance Youtube channel

Naved Islam takes readers through a walkthrough of the SeekersGuidance Youtube channel, and highlights some of its best features. The SeekersGuidance YouTube channel was established a little over 7 years ago and now features over 1,300 videos. A glance reveals its defining characteristic: incredible diversity in all aspects. The channel features everything from short lectures […]

patience

Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil explores how having small children can build patience and help you get closer to Allah. When you are a mother to small children, one crucial virtue is developed over the slow and inexorable passage of time – patience. With little ones, everything is slowed down. They need so much support, from […]

responding to the New Zealand massacre

Dr. Hisham Hellyer speaks about how Muslims should respond to the New Zealand massacre and other tragedies.  Islam in the West As believers, we are well aware that there is nothing that happens beyond the gaze of the Divine. That Providence arranges things in ways that may not seem quite apparent to all of us […]

Poet, author and educator Novid Shaid pens a heartfelt poem in the aftermath of the Christchurch massacre. THE GREAT REPLACEMENT By Novid Shaid, March 2019 Let’s implement the Great Replacement Let’s make the world supreme again! Let’s replace the fear of the other With the cheer of true brothers Let’s replace the blaming of immigrants […]

Do you wish there was a well-rounded curriculum for the primary and secondary years, well-grounded in both the Islamic and secular subjects? Check out and support this campaign by the LIFE foundation. Dear Seekers, As-Salamu ‘alaykum wa rahmat Allah. It is our pleasure to introduce and recommend LIFE (Living Insights Foundation for Education). LIFE is […]

new Zealand massacre

After the grotesque New Zealand massacre, Shaykh Mohammed Amin Kholwadia delivers a profound lecture where he reflects and shares his thoughts on the way forward for Muslims, locally and globally. In this Friday sermon, Shaykh Mohammed Amin Kholwadia urges us to recognize the reality that we are confronting, and the necessary steps that we need […]

new zealand massacre

Shaykh Musab Penfound writes an emotional and profound poem to Aotearoa (New Zealand) in the wake of the Christchurch massacre. Dear aotearoa don’t weep Your trees speak of so much sadness but your sky is in you And your people you lift Celestial, connected, pure. Don’t listen to the piercing screams of those that have […]

New Zealand massacre

Shaykh Nuh Ha Mim Keller writes a touching and inspiriting letter to the Muslim community in the wake of the New Zealand massacre. In the Name of Allah Most Merciful and Compassionate Letter to New Zealand Saturday 16 March 2019 Brothers and Sisters: as-Salamu ‘alaykum wa rahmatu Llahi wa barakatuh, wa ba‘d: All praise is […]

marriage advice

In celebration of her jubilee anniversary, Hina Khan-Mukhtar shares some marriage advice gathered over the years. Have you ever set foot inside a couple’s home and immediately felt a sense of sakinah, or peace, wash over you? Whether it was a modestly-furnished apartment in a neighborhood where people struggle to make ends meet or a […]