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Arabic and Shari’ah Course – DTI and Dar al-Safa (Cape Town)

Muslims today are facing unprecedented challenges in their personal lives and as a community at a global level. One such challenge is for students to find a place to study; a fountain of knowledge to drink from which remains pure and unpolluted by the effects of various social ills. DTI and Dar al-Safa now offer […]

Letter To A Cape Townian Muslim, by Shaykh Riad Saloojee

Shaykh Riad Saloojee looks back at Cape Town. Triggered by the live stream dhikr from Awwal Masjid, he reminisces on the sounds and sights, the daily happenings and grand occasions, and penned this lovely letter of farewell to the city he loves and had to leave in haste. Assalāmu‘alaykum wa raḥmatullāhi wa barakātu, I am […]

Tap Into The Light of Muhammad’s Message – Shaykh Yahya Rhodus

Seeking the Light of Muhammad’s Message ﷺ Shaykh Yahya Rhodus can’t help but feel nostalgic for his early days as a Muslim. In this video, from SeekersHub’s 2015 tour of South Africa, Shaykh Yahya shares his story from 1996 and explains what led him to appreciate its blessing. One thing that stood out was how the light […]

The Hymn of Muslim Slaves: Ratib al-Haddad in Cape Malay History

Our qari (Qur’an reciter) for the month of Ramadan is a young hafidh (one who has has memorised the Qur’an) from the heart of the Cape Malay tradition of South Africa. At a special gathering at SeekersHub Toronto, Hafidh Abdullah Francis recited the Ratib al-Haddad, which is a collection of invocations and supplications from the Qur’an and […]

VIDEO: Shaykh Faraz Rabbani on How Islam Spread in the Blessed Land of South Africa

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani and the SeekersHub team have just returned from the SpreadLight tour of South Africa. Here he gives an excellent and concise summary of how Islam came to and spread in this blessed land. For more content from this tour, explore the SeekersHub website.    

Jummah lecture in Cape Town, by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

This jummah lecture by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani was recorded on the 25th April 2014 at the Azzawia Mosque in Cape Town, South Africa. It is preceded by an introduction by Shaykh Seraj Hendricks.