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How Should I Go About Leaving What Doesn’t Concern Me?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: I have learnt the following hadith: The Prophet said: “None of you will perfect your faith until you leave that which does not concern you.” How do we do that in practical terms? Answer: In the Name of God, the Merciful and Compassionate   Thank you for your question. May […]

Crisis of Islam or Crisis of Humanity? It’s all a cause of concern – Ustadh Amjad Tarsin

Does the modern condition reflect a crisis of Islam or a crisis of Humanity? “For the Muslim its all a cause of concern,” says ustadh Amjad Tarsin. Allah has placed mankind as representatives of the Cosmos; this noble station calls us to responsibility. These experiences call us back to reflect on our relationship with the Owner […]

A Sufi & A Salafi – Love, Warmth and Friendship is Possible

Ustadh Abdul Aziz Suraqa (right) reflects on how small acts of kindness some 20 years ago has had a profound effect on his life. After nearly twenty years, Allah blessed me to visit and spend time with my former neighbor and dear brother, Shaykh Muhammad Adeyinka Mendes, at the Toronto airport as he and his […]

On Unspoken Love And Friendship – Nader Khan

I’d first read Imam ‪Ghazali‬‘s Duties of Brotherhood in Islam, translated by Muhtar Holland sometime in the summer of 1995 as reading for a do-it-yourself Islamic study circle that I was in with my brother and some dear friends in ‪‎Toronto‬. That’s when I read the following powerful story: “It is related in the stories […]

Mercy Expressed in Active Concern: Remembering the Muslim Umma in One’s Prayers (dua) – Ma`ruf al-Karkhi

Mercy Expressed in Active Concern: Remembering the Muslim Umma in One’s Prayers (dua) – Ma`ruf al-Karkhi Ma`ruf al-Karkhi, one of the righteous imams of the early Muslims (salaf), said, “Whoever says, ‘Allahumma aslih Ummata Muhammad Allahumma farrij `an Ummati Muhammad Allahumma Rham Ummata Muhammad [salla Allahu `alayhi wa sallam] (O Allah, improve the state of […]

Purpose of Activism and the Spirit of Service – SeekersGuidance Reminder – Faraz Rabbani on Vimeo

Purpose of Activism and the Spirit of Service – SeekersGuidance Reminder – Faraz Rabbani on Vimeo: “” A reminder given to SeekersGuidance staff and volunteers, on the “Purpose of Activism and the Spirit of Service,” so that we can keep our intentions, goals, and resolve high & pure–and so we can have the sense of […]