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Muharram: Mankind’s Memorial, by Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said and us at SeekersHub extend our warmest wishes to the faithful, and to humanity at large, on the occasion of the Islamic New Year. Muharram, the first in the Islamic calendar, is an especially auspicious month on many levels. The Prophets Before Muhammad ﷺ For one, it celebrates the achievement of the prophets […]

Challenges and Choices: Lessons from the Great Day of Ashura

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani discusses the lessons of the great day of Ashura – the 10th of Muharram. This is one of the greatest days of the year – a day the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him) highly encouraged us to fast. This is the day in which… Prophet Adam was absolved of his error; the […]

Muharram & New Beginnings, by Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad

A few days before Ashura, Shaykh Abdal-Hakim Murad delivered his khutba – noting that shahada is not to be simply translated as martyrdom, but rather an act of ultimate sincerity and testimony. ‘Think not of those who are slain in the way of Allah as dead. Nay they are living! With their Lord they have provision. Jubilant are they […]

The Martyrdom of Imam Hussain at Karbala: A Reader

Videos and answers from al-Habib Umar b. Hafiz, Habib Ali al-Jifri, Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad, Shaykh Gibril Haddad, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani, and others on the martyrdom of Imam Hussain (Allah be pleased with him) at Karbala and the day of ‘Ashura ‘Ashura and remembering al-Husayn’s honor of martyrdom – al-Habib Umar b. Hafiz Partial translation of […]

Challenges and Choices: Lessons from the Great Day of Ashura (10th of Muharram) – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Listen to this lecture on the SeekersHub Podcast. Shaykh Faraz Rabbani discusses the lessons of the great day of Ashura – the 10th of Muharram. This is one of the greatest days of the year – a day the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him) highly encouraged us to fast. This is the day in which […]

Fiqh of The Islamic Month of Muharram

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: What is the fiqh of the Islamic month of Muharram? Answer: In the name of Allah, Most Merciful. Duties of the Month of Muharram 1. It is the best of months for general voluntary fasts, after Ramadan. 2. It is especially recommended to fast the 10th of Muharram (known […]

Muharram & New Beginnings, a sermon by Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad

‘Think not of those who are slain in the way of Allah as dead. Nay they are living! With their Lord they have provision. Jubilant are they because of that which Allah hath bestowed upon them of His bounty, rejoicing for the sake of those who have not joined them but are left behind: that […]

Virtues of the Sacred Month of Muharram, Its First Ten Days, and the Day of `Ashura

Duties of the Month of Muharram 1. It is the best of months for general voluntary fasts, after Ramadan. 2. It is especially recommended to fast the 10th of Muharram (known as the Day of `Ashura), with a day before it or after it. [Ibn Abidin, Radd al-Muhtar, quoting Kasani’s al-Bada`i] 3. It is also […]