On What Ultimately Matters: Muhammad Ali, My Grandfather and Ramadan

Nearly a month ago, my grandfather passed away in a tragic car accident aged 93 along with my father. Today, we lost the great Muslim sports icon and activist, Muhammad Ali, whose charisma, skill, and attitude mesmerized the world for decades. Each of these deaths and the reactions they generated have taught me an important […]

What Motivates Someone To Avoid Food And Drink For So Many Hours? Imam Khalid Latif

What seems like hours on end without food and water;  days and nights in continuous worship and restraint…what are the motivating factors of Ramadan? Why take part in it? What do I get out of it? And how do I sustain it? Join Imam Khalid Latif on an introspective exploration on the meanings and motivations behind Ramadan, its […]

Did you know you have a share of the Quran?

Ever been going through a tough experience, then opened the Quran and found just what you needed to help you? Shaykh Ahmed Sa’ad explains why we lose out on discovering our share of the Qur’an when we skim read. Did you know you have a share of the Quran? In this insightful video, Shaykh Ahmad Saad al-Azhari teaches us […]

Spiritual Grammar and the Danger of Complaining – Imam Zaid Shakir

Complaining (shakawa) to other fallible humans has no part in our religion. Sincere advice (nasiha) does. What is the difference between the two? Imam Zaid Shakir explains. Usually, the complaint starts with what we describe as the first person, “I”. For example, “I don’t like…” “I don’t feel…” “I want…” “I think….” etc. Therefore, complaining is […]

Allah Will Never Forget The Good We Do For Others

Even the smallest good we do cannot bypass Allah’s all-encompassing knowledge, and we should feel infinitely hopeful and heartened by this, writes Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said. “Allah Guides to His Light whom He Wills.”  (Surah An-Nur) In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. Allah Most High said in the Qur’an, in Surah Ahli-Imran (195):  “And their Lord […]

VIDEOS: Worship, Coffee and the Meaning of Life

The April Focus on Seminar, held at SeekersHub Toronto, carried a very special and unique theme, connecting the simple substance of coffee to the ultimate meaning of life. Watch the whole seminar below! The Purpose of Life in a Cup of Coffee. Shaykh Yahya Rhodus sheds light on how the meaning of life from an Islamic perspective […]

Prayers on the Prophet for the Night Journey

Poet Novid Shaid reflects on one of the most significant events in Muslim history. On the 27th night of Rajab, the Prophet ﷺ was taken on the Isra wa Mi’raj – The Night Journey and Ascension to the Heavens. This was a glorious night, as is known to most Muslims, in which the Prophet ﷺ met his Lord and […]

Confronting Atheism and Our Own Doubts

In Islam, faith is an active rather than passive concept. From the sinner to the saint, everyone’s faith will waver from time to time. What do we do about it? Regardless of which faith group we belong to, we will waver in of our faith in the existence of God, our confidence in the applicability of faith in modern times, […]

Problems In the Bedroom Affecting Many Muslim Marriages

Problems in the bedroom department play a huge part in the failure of many marriages. Sexual relations in marriage are a form of worship in Islam and are critical in strengthening our marital relationships, says Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam Al-Kawthari in this very detailed seminar. The more pious we are the better intimate relationships we will have with our spouses. Hence, […]

VIDEO: 5 Ways to Get Closer To Your Purpose on Earth

What is your purpose in life? Are you still searching for answers for your purpose on Earth? Shaykh Yahya Rhodus gives this remarkably inspiring khutbah during his brief visit to Toronto, Canada, offering 5 ways to get close to Allah and His Plan for you. Resources for seekers: How do I find purpose in Life? […]