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Day 23: Give Gifts– 30 Deeds 30 Days

Day 23: Give Gifts With Eid coming up soon, let’s talk about gifts. Not the last minute rush to the shopping centre, to get one (or more) fancy gifts for friends or family members. Of course, these things are all good. But gift-giving in the Sunnah is so much more than material things. We know […]

Day 16: Speak Good About Others–30 Deeds 30 Days

Day 16: Speak Good About Others Even if we dislike someone, we know that when we will be in Paradise together, there will be no hatred or grudges. Even if someone was a frequent sinner in this world, Allah can choose to completely forgive them. This teaches us that we should only see others in […]

Day 14: Listen Attentively – 30 Deeds 30 Days

Day 14: Listen Attentively We live in a world of online relationships, where face-to-face interactions are harder than they used to be. It’s also harder to get love and attention when you need it. We know that the Prophet, Allah bless him and give him peace, made an effort to listen to each and every […]

Day 6-Express Love: 30 Deeds 30 Days

Day 6: Express Love Our love for each other, our families, and the Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, will be a saving grace for us on the Day of Judgement. The love that we give and receive not only fulfills our obligations to each other, but also our obligations to Allah. In a narration […]

Iman Beyond the Masjid by Shaykh Ahmed Abdo

What is Iman beyond the masjid? Look to the Messenger of God, peace and blessings upon him, and he will light the way, says Shaykh Ahmed Abdo. If the light of the sinning believer was revealed the light would envelop the entire universe, what then of the light of the Muslim who is in obedience? […]

The Duties of Brotherhood: A Comprehensive SeekersHub Reader

The duties of brotherhood form the 15th chapter of Imam Al-Ghazali’s seminal work, the Ihya, which is widely regarded as the greatest work on Islamic spirituality in the world. The Seven Qur’anic Principles of Coexistence, by Shaykh Faid Said Nine Keys to True Brotherhood – Imam Sulami VIDEO: “Sound societies come from sound hearts” – […]

Green with Envy? (30 Deeds, 30 Days), by Shaykh Walead Mosaad

Green with Envy?: identify your envy and pray sincerely for the person you are envious of, by Shaykh Walead Mosaad 30 Days, 30 Deeds Sacred Acts to Transform the Heart Every night, our scholars in residence explore one simple deed that could have far reaching spiritual impact on our lives – and the lives of […]

"Sunni and Shia Hatred: A Disease We Must Fight"

Sunni and Shia Hatred with Imam Zaid Shakir This SeekersHub Study Circle will give you a deeper understanding of the centrality of love and mercy within Islam. Loneliness and isolation, Imam Zaid Shakir argues, have no place in an ummah of compassion and mercy. He also addresses Sunni-Shia aggression and hatred, which he describes as […]

Are Non-Muslims Our Brothers, as Mentioned in the Hadith?

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani was asked “According to a commentary I read on Hadith 13 (None of you [truly] believes until he wishes for his brother what he wishes for himself.] – this hadith is very broad and includes Non-Muslims. Should we then consider Non-Muslims to be our brothers and sisters?” The question came from Shaykh Faraz’ class on […]

Reflections of MicroMolvi: My First Interfaith Dialogue

By Yousaf Seyal Today is a big day for me. I have left my home to fly out for the journey of a lifetime; headed towards America’s first Muslim Liberal Arts School, Zaytuna College. When flying, I usually try to sit beside an elderly person to enjoy a conversation to entertain me throughout my trip. […]