Do You Respect The Women Around You? – Habib Ali al-Jifri

Islam has done a favour for women; the oft-repeated rhetoric about the status of women in pre-Islamic Arabian society seems to suggest, but how true is this statement today? Habib Ali al-Jifri invites the male listener to reflect and ask timely questions regarding the role and status of women Islam. Do you respect her? What is the relationship between […]

I’tikaf: When The Aching Bones of Your Wives May Testify Against You

[cwa id=’cta’] I’tikaf is intended to be a blessed time for those who have the opportunity to engage in it so why is it causing so much marital discord between couples who Jazmin Begum-Kennedy is counselling? Iʿtikāf (Arabic: اعتكاف‎‎, also i’tikaaf or e’tikaaf) is an Islamic practice consisting of a period of staying in a mosque for a […]

Learn to Live… with Balance – Sister Heba #GiveLight

Learning to Live, with Balance Heba didn’t think she had any problems. But when she started attending classes at SeekersHub, she just realized how much she was missing out on. Help SeekersHub change the lives of more people like Heba Millions of Muslims already turn to SeekersHub’s online courses, answers service, on-ground classes and retreats, […]

Four Keys to The Most Successful Marriage

What are the four main attributes of the marriage of the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings upon him) and Khadija (may Allah be pleased with her)? Ustadha Zaynab Ansari discusses them in these four part series for the Muslimah Media Series. Engagement Support Eternal Love Devoted Parents Resources for seekers Free SeekersHub Course: Islamic Marriage […]

VIDEO: Dr Umar Faruq Abdallah in Conversation

For almost forty minutes, Dr Umar Faruq Abdallah answered questions from Nazir Ahmed Ghani of Subh e Noor, a Pakistani channel. The topics ranged from animal rights to sufis who don’t follow Islamic law, if dhikr serves any purpose and how a man’s religiosity affects his treatment of his wife, the intense pressure of being […]

Celebrating The Arrival of Puberty With Your Daughter

Writer, women’s aid worker and mother of three, Jazmin Begum Kennedy has little patience for the sense of shame often attached to a girl experiencing puberty and menstruation.  Puberty – yes, the dreaded P word – is such a daunting phase for parents, but it really shouldn’t be. Physical changes in the body, hair growth, […]

“I Love Being a Woman!”

Away from ‘celebrity scholars’, Mahdia Sarfaraz identifies several women right within our inner circles, who consistently serve their communities like beacons of light. My friend and I, two Muslim women, were sitting by the lake where we had created countless child memories, reminiscing about the past and wondering at how much we had changed over the years. Suddenly, […]

Is Marriage Haram For Some People? by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

At a recent dinner invitation, I noticed that most of those present had business relationships with each other. I feared that if there wasn’t some radical intervention, the conversation would center on things like guerrilla marketing and such—not my cup of tea. So I decided to say something radical, hoping to shift the flow of […]