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A Call for Support (Living Insights Foundations for Education)

Do you wish there was a well-rounded curriculum for the primary and secondary years, well-grounded in both the Islamic and secular subjects? Check out and support this campaign by the LIFE foundation. Dear Seekers, As-Salamu ‘alaykum wa rahmat Allah. It is our pleasure to introduce and recommend LIFE (Living Insights Foundation for Education). LIFE is […]

Ustadha Zaynab Ansari on Amazing Muslim Women: Fatima al-Fihri

Ustadha Zaynab Ansari, in partnership with Muslimah Media, speaks in a 5-part series about the amazing Muslim women who paved the way for others after them. Fatima al-Fihri lived in Fez, Morocco in the mid-9th century. She lived in a time where the women were very involved in the development of infrastructure. At that time, […]

Seekersguidance’s Top 5 On Demand Courses of 2017

In 2017, we were busy people with busy lives. Even when we’re “on the go”, we want to make sure we’re going in the right direction. That’s why SeekerHub started offering On-Demand courses. With a number of subjects to choose from and high-quality recordings from our scholars that are easy to access and download, SeekersHub […]

The Secular and the Sacred in Higher Education, by Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

Dr. John Sexton and Shaykh Hamza Yusuf at New York University’s Global Spiritual Life on the world of religion in higher education, facilitated by Reverend Dr. Serene Jones. Shaykh Hamza Yusuf Dr John Sexton Q&A facilitated by Reverend Dr. Serene Jones [cwa id=’cta’] Resources for seekers Building Communities of Learning and Mercy The Lost Tools of Learning […]

Rethinking Islamic Education – Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad

Cambridge professor Shaykh Abdul Hakim Murad, an expert on Islamic education discusses the idea of intellect and its connection to religious thinking. What is a good Islamic education? Is religion a series of beliefs simply memorized and passed down from generation to generation? Is it a Scripture and doctrine that is pliable and can be molded to our […]

All knowledge is sacred knowledge – Shaykh Ramadan Bouti

Wise words from the late Shaykh Ramadan Bouti, may Allah have mercy on him. Translated by Ustadh Torab Torabi. “It is of utmost importance, that ifyou want to direct yourself toward knowledge, whichever type of knowledge it maybe, to make your intention to draw nearer to Allah. “All knowledge is sacred knowledge. And I have […]

How Should I Handle a Teenager Who Wants to Give up on Islam?

Answered by Ustadha Umm Umar Question: How should one handle a teenager raised in a practising environment from a young age, but now unsure as to whether he wants to remain a Muslim due to all the restrictions in Islam? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah I pray this message reaches you in the best […]

How Should I Deal With My Disrespectful Younger Sister?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: I am fifteen. I have a younger sister aged ten. My sister is very disrespectful to me, and more importantly, very disrespectful and rude to my parents. How should I go about dealing with her? I am finding it very difficult to remain patient with her. Answer: Assalamualaykum […]

The Importance of Female Scholarship in Islam, by Habib Ali Al-Jifri

Habib Ali al-Jifri answers a question about the importance of female scholarship in Islam at the SeekersHub in Toronto, Canada. He describes female scholarship as “fulfilling the divine balance”. “We are in need of women who are active within the Islamic discourse, so they can counter the oppressive filth created in the name of the shariah.” […]

What Does It Mean To “Dedicate One’s Child” to Allah? – Shaykh Ahmed Saad Al-Azhari Replies

Question: Shaykh Ahmed Saad mentioned in one of his lessons at SeekersHub Toronto that it is one of the best aspirations for a parent to “dedicate one’s child to Allah.” This is a very inspiring thought. But what does it entail and what does it require? Answer: