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Students of Knowledge Stepping Into The Spotlight Before Their Time

One of the biggest mistakes students of knowledge make – including myself – when embarking on the path of traditional study is to remain plugged into the internet and social media, writes Ustadh Salman Younas. Whether it is having debates on forums, writing lengthy Facebook posts, coming up with catchy tweets, or posting pictures of […]

Day 18: Break Your Ego–30 Deeds 30 Days

Day 18: Break Your Ego Allah is the All-Powerful, All-Near. We know this and believe this. However, we know that there is a veil between us and Him. That veil is our nafs, our ego and lower self. One of the scholars said, “One nafs is worse than seventy devils.” This is more apparent in […]

What Is the Best Way to Put the Ego in Check? (Habib Umar bin Hafiz)

Answered by  Habib Umar bin Hafiz Question: Assalam aleykum What is the best way to attain beneficial knowledge in such a way that puts the ego in check? Answer: [Assalam alaykum] Seeking Knowledge With Excellence The best way to attain beneficial knowledge that puts the ego in check is: sincere focus, with humility, attentive listening, and concentration […]

What Is the Difference Between Waswasa and Ego? [Video]

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalamu alaykum What is the difference between waswasa and ego? Answer:  Wa’leykum Salam, Here is a video answer by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani to this question: Shaykh Faraz Rabbani is a scholar and researcher of Islamic law and Executive Director of SeekersHub Global After ten years overseas, Shaykh Faraz returned […]

True Hunger vs. The Greed of Our Stomachs, by Shaykh Ibrahim Osi-Efa

Shaykh Ibrahim Osi-Efa explains the meaning of true hunger where your body is truly calling for food rather than being driven by your desires. Resources for seekers Overcoming Greed, Opening Your Heart To Gratitude Ramadan: When Feeding Others in Need Supersedes Our Own Greed Habib Umar – Cautioning against greed and materialism Shaykh Hasan Le […]

How To Avoid Being A "Know-It-All", by Shaykh Shuaib Ally

You should be involved in Islamic learning, argues Shaykh Shuaib Ally. A large reason for that involves a trait that, when lacking, cripples a person’s ability to develop their knowledge base: intellectual humility. A lack of intellectual humility manifests itself, in discussions related to the Islamic sciences, in various forms. A common expression is for me […]

Perform An Act To Break Your Ego (30 Deeds, 30 Days), by Ustadh Amjad Tarsin

Perform An Act To Break Your Ego, by Ustadh Amjad Tarsin 30 Days, 30 Deeds Sacred Acts to Transform the Heart Every night, our scholars in residence explore one simple deed that could have far reaching spiritual impact on our lives – and the lives of others. Every day we’ll make the intention to put […]

Day 19 in a Nutshell – Fighting The Hellish Fires Within Us, #YourRamadanHub Xtra

If you missed the livestream of the extraordinary short talks by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani, you can listen to them in full on the SeekersHub podcast on iTunes. Please subscribe for automatic updates. If you could take a moment to rate the podcast and leave a review, we’d really appreciate it! In the meantime, we present you with […]

Day 13 In A Nutshell – Weed The Garden of Your Ego, #YourRamadanHub Xtra

If you missed the livestream of the two extraordinary short talks Shaykh Walead Mosaad gave, you can listen to them in full on the SeekersHub podcast on iTunes. Please subscribe for automatic updates. If you could take a moment to rate the podcast and leave a review, we’d really appreciate it! In the meantime, we present you […]

POEM: Seven Nufus Were On The Loose, by Novid Shaid

Seven nufus were on the loose One day from Ramadan They met in Sousse for some couscous Before the maghrib azaan. The first, a rioter, the sin-inciter, The crazy imp, Ammara. The second ilk, ridden with guilt, Reproachful soul, Lowwaama. The third, on fire, with love inspired The stirring one, Mulhama. The fourth, serene, like […]