Muslim Americans: A National Portrait

“Muslim Americans: A National Portrait represents the first-ever nationally representative study of a randomly selected sample of Muslim Americans. The results shed light on one of the most diverse religious groups in the United States, reflecting the economic, racial, and political diversity within America itself. This study allows the reader to better understand the perspectives […]

The Best of What You Can Seek From Allah

In the Name of Allah, the Benevolent, the Merciful Ibn Ata’illah clarified a key to excellence in supplication (du`a’): “The best of what you can seek from Allah is what He seeks from you.” Then, he explained that, “What He seeks from you is fulfilling the rights of His Lordship and the duties of your […]

The Requisites of Leadership, by Imam Zaid Shakir

“This lecture examines the requisites of leadership at both the individual and the communal level. It emphasizes the importance of good followers as one of the greatest factors aiding good leadership. Imam Zaid mentions some of the trials leaders will encounter at various levels of endeavor. This lecture will prove insightful for community leaders and organizers […]

Follow the Way of the Companions

In the Name of Allah, the Benevolent, the Merciful. It is reported by that Abd Allah ibn Umar (Allah be pleased with him) said, “Whoever seeks to follow, let them follow the way of those who have passed away. Those were the Companions of Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him): they were the best of […]

Love for the Beloved Prophet Muhammad, by Imam Abdullah al-Haddad

Love for the Beloved Prophet Muhammad — “And know that the loftiest of exemplars, the most noble and the greatest and the most binding to all Muslims is the Messenger of Allah, Allah bless him and grant him peace: verily he is by unanimous agreement the Greatest Exemplar. And the obligation due to him is […]

Prophetic Supplications for Our Times – Seeking Refuge from Debt, Sin, and Disbelief

In the Name of Allah, the Benevolent, the Merciful The Beloved Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him) has a number of beautiful and powerful supplications against debt, sin, and disbelief. Among them are: 1. “O Allah, I seek refuge in you from sinfulness and indebtedness.” (Allahumma inni a`udhu bika mina’l ma’thami wa’l […]

10 Steps to Firm-Footedness in Seeking Knowledge of Fiqh

In this brief podcast, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani provides 10 genuinely useful tips on gaining and retaining a firm grasp of your knowledge of fiqh. Listen to it now. See also: “From knowing nothing to becoming a student of knowledge” Advice from Habib Ali Al-Jifri for Seekers of Knowledge The Etiquette of Seeking Knowledge Habib Umar’s […]