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The Best for Mankind, by Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Allah wanted us to be the best of mankind FOR mankind! The nature of this dunya encourages us to cooperate and live together, as Allah (Most High) said in Surah Al-Maidah (2):  “And cooperate in righteousness and piety, but do not cooperate in sin and […]

Raising a Muslim with Manners by Hina Khan-Mukhtar

Photograph by Audrée Marsolais. I once asked a scholar for advice on what we should be teaching our children and he immediately responded, “Adab and akhlaq (manners and etiquettes). Parents don’t emphasize these enough anymore.” He went on to define “adab” as “the appropriate action, attitude, and response in any given situation”. Another scholar once said, “Adab beautifies […]

The Reality of Bad Manners – From Imam al-Haddad’s “Two Treatises” – Immersing in the Sea blog

The Reality of Bad Manners – From Imam al-Haddad’s “Two Treatises” Read this following today in Mostafa al Badawi’s Introduction to Imam Haddad’s text, “Two Treatises, Mutual Reminding and Good Manners, and thought it was a powerful, needed reminder for myself. Posting to help keep the lesson close at hand. “It is bad manners of […]

Connect with Allah & His Messenger: Free Daily Class on Tafsir & Prophetic Character (7-8 pm) – at SeekersHub & Online

In the Name of Allah, the Benevolent, the Merciful –Connect with Allah & His Messenger: Daily Class on Tafsir & Prophetic Character (7-8 pm, Eastern time) Daily at SeekersHub (www.SeekersHub.org) 2355 Royal Windsor Dr, Unit 10, Mississauga, ON and through live broadcast online… SeekersHub (www.SeekersHub.org), a project of SeekersGuidance, invites you to join us in […]

Helpful Organizational Tools for Muslims

Helpful Organizational Tools for Muslims This brief post is intended to highlight organizational tools that may be helpful to Muslims on a practical level. These tools are simple aids but they can do a lot to keep track of one’s deeds (muhasaba) and in seeing one’s progress there is immense motivation to continue and to […]

Video: 5 Types of Divine Forgiveness – Shaykh Ibrahim Osi-Efa

5 Types of Divine Forgiveness – Shaykh Ibrahim Osi-Efa A description of the character of the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings of God be upon him), a discussion of the Islamic virtue of hilm and the 5 types of Divine Forgiveness a Muslim can receive from Allah. To view more of Shaykh Ibrahim Osi-Efa’s […]

Six Steps to Instilling the Attribute of Courage in Muslim Children – Ustadha Shireen Ahmed, SeekersGuidance Instructor

Six Steps to Instilling the Attribute of Courage in Muslim Children – Ustadha Shireen Ahmed, SeekersGuidance Instructor by Umm Umar (Shireen Ahmed)  As parents, there are many attributes we want to teach our children. We want them to be kind, upright, humble, thoughtful, well mannered… the list is endless. When it comes to being courageous, […]

Habib Ali al-Jifri – Lessons on Anger, Forbearance, and Disciplining the Soul Through Prophetic Wisdom – from the RIS Knowledge Retreat

قبس النور المبين من إحياء علوم الدين – دروس وخطب – موقع الداعية الإسلامي الحبيب علي الجفري Lessons by al-Habib Ali al-Jifri on explaining “The Ray of Clear Light of the Revival of the Religious Sciences” written by al-Habib Umar bin Hafiz, delivered at this year’s excellent Reviving the Islamic Spirit Knowledge Retreat. Lesson One: […]