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Afraid to get groceries? Ustadha Anse Tamara Gray on being a Muslim woman in today’s turbulent climate

Each time a high profile act of violence is committed by a Muslim or in the name of Islam, the fear of reprisal attacks rises acutely in Muslim communities. It has become almost par for the course, and the statistics prove the threat is real. Often, women who are visibly Muslim find themselves the primary soft target. […]

What does Allah mean by “Light Upon Light”? – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani explains the Verses of Light (Surat al-Nur 35-38) from the Tafsir of Imam Ahmed ibn Ajiba, al-Bahr al-Madid. What is meant by the light in these verses? What is meant by the niche and oil? Who attains this light, and what are some qualities of the believers? All these questions and other […]

Contentment: the Property of the Believers – Shaykh Yahya Rhodus – Video

YouTube – Contentment: the Property of the Believers’ YAHYA RHODUS (USA)   Shaykh Yahya Rhodus courses on SeekersGuidance (www.SeekersGuidance.org):   The Marvels of the Heart ‘The Wonders of the Heart‘ is the twenty-first book of the third quarter of the Ihya Ulum al-Din. This short course offers a detailed explanation of the text, and explores […]

Characteristics of a Successful Muslim – Yahya ibn Mu`adh al-Razi

In the Name of Allah, the Benevolent, the Merciful   Yahya ibn Mu`adh al-Razi (Allah have mercy upon him), one of the great imams of the spiritual path from the early Muslims (salaf), said:   “Glad tidings be to a servant who has: 1. Made their occupation worship (`ibada); 2. Neediness (faqr) their longing; 3. […]