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Acquisition of the Clear Light: Part 4

This is the fourth part of a series of translations of Habib Umar’s work, Qabs al-Nur al-Mubin, an abridgment of Imam al-Ghazali’s Ihya Ulum al-Din. This chapter describes the levels of faith and how to achieve certainty. Purification of the Heart The objective of all pious acts and deeds of the limbs is purification, cleansing and […]

6 Steps to Self-Change – Living Hearts Series

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani covers a critical topic; how to gain nearness to Allah through personal reformation. In this segment, he discusses 6 practical steps to self-change.  Allah tells us in the Qur’an: By time, humanity is in loss. (Sura 103:1) The key to avoiding loss is committing to change, which happens through an active choice […]

Can A Sinner Love the Prophet? – Ustadh Salman Younas

Allah has commanded all believers to love the Prophet. However, can a sinner claim to have love for him? What about someone who justifies their bad deeds in the name of love?   Love of the Prophet & Disobedience The Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessings upon him, said, “None of you believe until I am […]

Ramadan Mubarak – It’s time for Renewal #RamadanRenewal

Ramadan Mubarak from all of us at SeekersHub Global! This Ramadan at SeekersHub, the Qur’an is once again our closest companion. However, this year we will see it afresh through the lens of the Ihya, widely regarded as the greatest work on Islamic spirituality ever written. We will broadcast our Ramadan program live from SeekersHub […]

How To Benefit from Remembering Death?

Answered by Ustadh Shuaib Ally Question: Asalamualaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuhu, I know that remembering death is beneficial but how does one remember death? Is it simply by thinking about it? Answer: Assalaamu ‘alaykum wa rahmatullah, The Importance of Remembering Death It is important for people to consider their mortality by thinking of and remembering […]

Good and Evil – An excerpt from al-Rahman / al-Rahim – Allah’s Most Beautiful Names Explained ~ Imam Ghazali

You might say: what does it mean for Him, the most high, to be merciful and to be the most merciful of those who are merciful? For one who is merciful does not see people afflicted or injured, tormented or sick, without hastening to remove that condition when he can do so. But the Lord-praise […]

Things Inconsistent With Accepting Fate – Imam Ghazali

Accepting Fate: “Complaining, no matter what the circumstances, is inconsistent with accepting fate. Criticizing food and finding fault with it is a rejection of what Allah Most High has destined, since blaming what is made is blaming the maker, and everything is Allah’s work. For a person to say that ‘poverty is an affliction and […]

Kalam Jadid, Islamization & The Worldview of Islam: Operationalizing the Neo-Ghazalian, Attasian Vision by Adi Setia

Kalam Jadid, Islamization & The Worldview of Islam: Operationalizing the Neo-Ghazalian, Attasian Vision by Adi Setia Adi Setia is Assistant Professor of History and Philosophy of Science, Department of General Studies, International Islamic University Malaysia. Shared with permission from the author. Download: Kalam Jadid, Islamization and Worldview of Islam Kalam Jadid Islamization & Worldview of […]

Shaykh Yahya Rhodus Videos from SoCal Tour

Shaykh Yahya Videos from SoCal Tour Last month, Shaykh Yahya Rhodus visited four cities on the SeekersGuidance SoCal tour. In L.A, Shaykh Yahya delivered the khutbah at UCLA, you can watch the video here Later, during a lecture on Connecting with Allah in College, Shaykh Yahya discussed Imam Al-Ghazali’s hierarchy of desire. He explained that […]

Ghazali: The Importance Of Character – emel – the muslim lifestyle magazine

Reflections Of Imam Ghazali – The Importance Of Character | Feature Articles | Features | February 2011 | emel – the muslim lifestyle magazine   Subscribe to emel magazine: www.emel.com   Imam Ghazali may have lived over 900 years ago, but in the true spirit of Islam his work, analysis and thoughts are as relevant today […]