In this memoir, a student speaks about how having knowledgeable, concerned mentorship in his teenage years helped him take the right path. My Two Mentors One day in my late teens, I remember being out all day with my brothers and younger cousins. We engaged in all kinds of activities, such as football, laser tag, […]
In this video Shaykh Faraz Rabbani emphasizes the importance of having an Islamic Scholars Fund. In our times… In traditional Muslim societies endowment supported the best and brightest young minds to become Islamic scholars. Islamic scholars were supported, so that they could dedicate themselves to teaching and providing religious guidance and clarity to the community. […]
From the distant edges of our visual perceptions to the very core of our souls, we are called upon to bear witness to the wondrous nature of tawhid encapsulated within the equally wondrous nature of multiplicity. Islam is a universal civilization of Oneness within a universe of diversity.
Shaykh Faraz Rabbani and Shaykh Muhammad Ba-Dhib speak about the history of the famous work of praise, Dala’il Khayrat, and the central role it played historically in Muslim life. The blessings that we get by seeking blessings on the Prophet, Allah bless him and give him peace, are many and countless. The great scholars and […]
In this video, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani gives a background of the Mawlid al-Barzanji. He speaks about the life of the author, Imam Ja’far al-Barzanji, and his life and works. Everyone thinks about whom or what they love. For the believers, however, our rejoicing is in Allah and His Messenger, Allah bless him and give him […]
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 […]
The SeekersHub Steps Curriculum allows you to navigate your journey from an absolute beginner in the Islamic sciences to scholarship and mastery. The curriculum is modelled on the traditional method of teaching the Islamic sciences in large mosques, as Imam As-Shafi did in Cairo, Imam Abu Hanifa in Kufa, and other great scholars all over […]
Dr Umar Faruq Abd Allah examines the role of mercy and eternal salvation in the Islamic tradition, and its imprint on all affairs of the universe. Although Islam is often proclaimed as the “religion of peace,” theologically, it is more accurate to refer to it as the “religion of mercy.” God has designated mercy as […]
What Imam Ghazali focuses on is the development of internal character traits. God talks about the soul that will eventually return to Him and He describes that soul as being the tranquil soul. The soul that is at peace with itself, as opposed to a struggling soul, which God describes as self-accusing.
There is much guidance from Allah and His messenger, Allah bless him and give him peace, regarding the standards of Muslim homes, and gratitude entails that we strive to adorn our homes with these matters as much as reasonably possible. Gratitude is more than mere words.