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Mercy, the Stamp of Creation

Dr Umar Faruq Abd Allah examines the role of mercy and eternal salvation in the Islamic tradition, and its imprint on all affairs of the universe. Although Islam is often proclaimed as the “religion of peace,” theologically, it is more accurate to refer to it as the “religion of mercy.” God has designated mercy as […]

The Fitra Lessons 4/4 – Dr Umar Faruq Abd Allah

Dr Umar Faruq Abd Allah talks about the Sibgat of Allah and how it pertains to taking on the color of Allah, which is the Fitra of Islam. Allah Might and Majestic says in Sura al Baqara 2:138: صِبْغَةَ اللَّـهِ ۖ وَمَنْ أَحْسَنُ مِنَ اللَّـهِ صِبْغَةً ۖ وَنَحْنُ لَهُ عَابِدُونَ The baptism of Allah; and […]

The Fitra Lessons 3/4 – Dr Umar Faruq Abd Allah

Dr Umar expounds further on the concept of the Fitra, how it ties to the Primordial Covenant, and how natural and easy it is to believe in Allah. “Truly, Allah will say to the person of the People of the Fire whose punishment is the lightest: ‘If you had everything that is in the Earth […]

The Fitra Lessons 2/4 – Dr Umar Faruq Abd Allah

The fitra when it pertains to us includes everything that is true to our nature. The human fitra, is especially great, good, and praiseworthy. Allah says in Sura al Rum (30:30): فَأَقِمْ وَجْهَكَ لِلدِّينِ حَنِيفًا ۚ فِطْرَتَ اللَّـهِ الَّتِي فَطَرَ النَّاسَ عَلَيْهَا ۚ لَا تَبْدِيلَ لِخَلْقِ اللَّـهِ ۚ ذَٰلِكَ الدِّينُ الْقَيِّمُ وَلَـٰكِنَّ أَكْثَرَ النَّاسِ لَا يَعْلَمُونَ So direct […]

The Fitra Lessons 1/4 – Dr Umar Faruq Abd Allah

Faith is natural, says Dr Umar Faruq Abd Allah. It is our Fitra. Built into us, it orients us toward worship of Allah and the extent to which we conform to our fitra is the extent to which draw close to Allah. The Prophet, Allah bless him and give him peace, said: “Then I was […]

Seven Muslim Scholars on How to Survive Ramadan and Make The Most of It

The blessed month is upon us but are you dreading the long days without food or drink and the sleep disruption? You’re not alone. This timely seminar has loads of tips and lessons on how to prepare, receive and make the most of Ramadan. Talks by Ustadha Shireen Ahmed, Ustadh Amjad Tarsin, Dr. Umar Faruq Abd Allah, […]

The Gift of Speech And Using Our Tongues Wisely

The Prophet ﷺ  said, “The faith of God’s servants will not be right until his heart is right and his heart will not be right until his tongue is right”. In this Friday Sermon, Dr. Umar Faruq Abd-Allah expands on this and talks about the gift of speech, and using our tongues wisely for beneficial speech. Resources on […]

The Limits to Differences of Opinion In Islam – Dr Umar F Abd-Allah

Differences of opinion in Islam – do they harm Muslim communities or are they a source of strength and mercy? Are such discussions the domain of the knowledgeable or us laymen? What are the limits to this within the shariah? Are you fed up of hearing, “I don’t believe in schools of thought or madhabs, […]

Essential Islamic Aqida, with Dr. Umar Faruq Abd-Allah

Dr Umar Faruq Abd-Allah (Allah preserve him and grant us benefit) taught this brilliant series of classes on the essentials of Islamic aqida during a retreat in Spain. SeekersHub teacher, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani highly recommends it. All five parts are available below.

VIDEO GUIDE: How To Make Your Ramadan Count – Habib Umar bin Hafiz, Habib Kadhim al-Saqqaf, Dr. Umar Abd-Allah, and Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Ramadan advice from great luminaries of our time: Shaykh Faraz Rabbani on the fiqh of fasting Habib Umar bin Hafiz on the stations of those who love Allah Habib Kadhim al-Saqqaf on the many ways to beloved states Dr. Umar al Faruq Abd-Allah on finding Allah through fasting With Ramadan fast approaching, SeekersHub Global wants […]