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No limits to how close you can be to Allah – Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

The only thing that will save us is our love for Allah and His Messenger (Peace be upon him). In this beautiful Khutba Shaykh Faid gives us examples from the lives of the companions of the Prophet, blessing and peace be upon him, and how they attained closeness to Allah. Allah raised the Sahaba because […]

Why Are All the Companions the Most Virtuous After the Prophets?

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, I often hear that, despite the very broad definition of a companion of the prophet (Peace and blessings be upon him) , the lowest ranking person who falls under the definition of companion surpasses anyone until the day of judgement in piety vitrue and righteousness in the […]

What Were The Prophet Muhammad’s Forefathers Like? by Shaykh Ibrahim Osi-Efa

In the Qur’an, God Almighty has sworn upon the land of Makkah. Shaykh Ibrahim Osi-Efa explains what the scholars understand to be the significance this oath, and the importance of the people who dwelled upon this land before and during the time of the Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him. Resources for seekers Why […]

Who Is a Sahabi? Who Is Referred to When Allah Says “Allah Is Pleased With Them?”

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum 1) Who is a Sahabi? 2) Who is referred to when Allah Says ‘Allah is pleased with them? Answer: Wa’alaykum assalam. Jazakum Allah khayr for your questions. I pray this finds you in the best of states. Definition of a Sahabi (Companion) The scholars consider a Sahabi […]

Uniting the Ummah in Love – Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

Allah has told us in the Holy Qur’an that love is a condition of faith, so why, asks Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said, do human beings find it so difficult to agree on what Allah and His Messenger love and why do we struggle so much to love one another? “Allah Guides to His Light Whom […]

How Spiritual Transformation Is Achieved, by Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

The Companions were humans like us…but their ranks were raised by virtue of their spiritual transformation. Some of them used to commit terrible crimes, but they were forgiven. Hearts hard as rocks became soft and full of mercy. What was the cause of this amazing transformation? Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said sheds some light. The presence of the […]

Could You Share Narrations Where the Prophet Likened Companions to Earlier Prophets?

Answered by Shaykh Shuaib Ally Question: Assalam alaykum, 1) Is the following narration found in the Musnad of Imam Ahmad? Turning to Abu Bakr who had counselled a lenient view, the Holy Prophet said: “Abu Bakr you are like Abraham who said, ‘He who follows me is one of us, and he who disobeys me, […]

The People Around The Prophet Muhammad ﷺ, by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

There is plenty to be heard about the Prophet Muhammad but what about the people around him relaying what we know of him? What were his companions like? Why were they so enamoured by him? Shaykh Faraz Rabbani sheds some light, as part of the SeekersHub 2015 Tour of South Africa.

The Love between the Prophet ﷺ and Abdullah ibn Mas’ud – Shaykh Hamdi Ben Aissa

Imagine the city of the Prophet ﷺ, illuminated by him ﷺ, by his Companions and by the love they all had for each other. Shaykh Hamdi Ben Aissa gives us a glimpse. Every morning, the whole city would wait, impatient to hear the blessed sound of the footsteps of the Prophet ﷺ as he left […]

The Art of Prophetic ﷺ Forgiveness, by Shaykh Walead Mosaad

The Art of Prophetic Forgiveness In this special Ramadan edition of our regular Circle of Light gathering in remembrance of the Prophet, we have special sacred songs, special supplications and talks from our Ramadan scholars on the life and character of the Prophet ﷺ‎ and how he sought and exemplified the mercy, forgiveness and the pursuit of […]