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10 Steps to Firm-Footedness in Seeking Knowledge of Fiqh

In this brief podcast, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani provides 10 genuinely useful tips on gaining and retaining a firm grasp of your knowledge of fiqh. See also: “From knowing nothing to becoming a student of knowledge” Advice from Habib Ali Al-Jifri for Seekers of Knowledge The Etiquette of Seeking Knowledge Habib Umar’s Advice to the Seekers […]

Forced to Sit without Tahiyat al Masjid

Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat is asked about the sunna of tahiyat al masjid and whether it is best to sit down during the iqama or to stand. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I live in an area where there is only one mosque within walking distance and it is the local mosque affiliated […]

Good News For a Change

How about some good news for a change? At SeekersHub Global, we want to take a moment to celebrate some of the good news Allah blessed us with in 2015. Watch the one-minute video below. 400 million Spanish speakers can now learn about Islam in their language. SeekersHub Espanol went live in 2015. There are […]

Wudu On A Mountain Top

After a long climb, the group stop by a mountain pool to make ablutions (wudu) and pray Asr, the daily afternoon prayer. What follows is an impromptu lesson from Shaykh Asim Yusuf on how the fiqh rulings on water, impurity and ablution work in practice. Shaykh Asim Yusuf is a co-founder of the Path to […]

AUDIO: The Ornamented Ladder into the Science of Logic

The Ornamented Ladder into the Science of Logic (“Al-Sullam Al-Munawraq”) is a highly popular didactic poem by Imam ʻAbd al-Rahman al-Akhdari (1514 – 1546). Shaykh Ahmed Saad Al-Azhari, Founder and Director of the Ihsan Institute has made a full recording for students of knowledge who are striving to memorise this text. The 144-line poem outlines the principles of Aristotelian […]

Should I Keep Studying Fiqh With a Teacher Who Doesn’t Follow One Single School of Law?

Answered by Shaykh Shuaib Ally Question: Assalam alaykum, I really like my teacher who is a learned person who has studied in Al Azhar but in teaching Fiqh he sometimes mix the opinions of different schools. Should I continue to study with him even if he doesn’t follow one school? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa […]

The Fiqh (Law) of Peace – 12 Points Summarizing the Islamic Values Related to Peace Building by Shaykh Abdallah Bin Bayyah

[Human Values] Harmony and cohesion in a society are directly proportional to its adherence to share moral values. A society that does not adopt common values and turns away from a higher moral path becomes self-centered, and, as a result, experiences deterioration both internally and in relationship to others. It may also adopt a negative […]

Comments on the Recent ‘Dogs Are Not Impure’ Article – Mufti Musa Furber

I have been asked several times about the recent article titled ‘Dogs are not impure,’ says prominent Islamic scholar. I have not seen the television show or the fatwa mentioned in the article so I can comment only on the article itself. The bulk of my reading over the past two months has been about dogs,1 so […]

What Islamic Perspective is Taught at SeekersHub?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Are the courses at SeekersHub, such as the beliefs course Kharida al-Bahiyya and others, representative of Sunni Islam? Also, could you explain what is meant by Sunni Islam? Answer: wa `alaykum assalam The courses at SeekersHub and the texts taught in these courses are based on the orthodox Sunni […]

Fiqh of Life Course Testimonial

Bismillah, Alhamdulillah, I just wanted to take a moment to say thank you to Shaykh Faraz, Ustadh Abdul Latif, Ustadha Shireen, and everyone at SeekersGuidance. They are a massive blessing in my life, and a constant reminder to strive for ihsan in all my acts and states. I pray Allah rewards you all, and I […]