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Imam al-Ghazali on Guarding the Tongue

Imam al-Ghazali puts a particular emphasis on the importance of guarding one’s tongue and that the tongue is indeed like a double-edged sword. It can do much good but it can also do much harm.

Just Forgiving–Shaykh Abdul Rahim Reasat

Forgiving someone is perhaps one of the most difficult virtues we are called upon to practice. Shaykh Abdul Rahim Reasat discusses the theme of forgiveness in the life of the Prophets, as well as the Companions. We all are wounded at some time or another. Some wounds afflict the flesh, sapping our strength and affecting […]

How Do I Repent from Gossiping About People?

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum How do we repent from gossiping about people and even calling someone sex worker ? The people gossiped about don’t know about it. Can this sin be forgiven without implementation of Hadd punishment? Is it enough to just ask Allah’s forgiveness as they don’t know about it? […]

Day 21: Be A Guardian – 30 Deeds 30 Days

Day 21: Be a Guardian Allah’s name Al-Ghaffar, can be simply translated as “The Most Forgiving.” A deeper meaning implies that Allah covers up our shortcomings with a sheltering veil. No one is perfect, and we all make mistakes. Part of Allah’s mercy is that He can ensure that no one else finds out about […]

Day 7: Stop Gossip-30 Deeds 30 Days

Day 7: Stop All Gossip The tongue can kill or heal, build or destroy. A physical scar heals faster than the scarring from harsh words. In the Quran, we are promised spiritual success -and also material success-if we speak well and are conscious of Allah. We also hear hadiths that say that a good  Muslim […]

I Need to Get Things off My Chest. Can I Confide in My Husband or Is That Gossiping?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: I am trying to cut out gossiping. I struggle to hold things in because I have OCD and anxiety. Can I confide in my husband? He doesn’t gossip at all, and will keep what I say confidential. Answer: Assalamualaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray this finds you […]

Commit to Speak Ill of No One (30 Deeds, 30 Days), by Shaykh Walead Mosaad

Speak No Evil: Commit to Speak Ill of No One During Ramadan – and Beyond, by Shaykh Walead Mosaad 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. […]

Mind Your Own Business (30 Days, 30 Deeds), by Shaykh Muhammad Adeyinka Mendes

Mind Your Own Business (30 Days, 30 Deeds), by Shaykh Muhammad Adeyinka Mendes 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 […]

Day 8 In A Nutshell – War Is Good For Business, #YourRamadanHub Xtra

If you missed the livestream of the two extraordinary short talks Shaykh Muhammad Adeyinka Mendes gave, you can listen to them in full on the SeekersHub podcast on iTunes (please subscribe for automatic updates). In the meantime, we present you with #YourRamadanHub Xtra – the best of the day’s events in a nutshell. Let’s #GiveLight […]

What To Do When You Hear Slander and Backbiting

When a poor opinion of others occurs to mind, recognize that it is a type of whispering the devil has sent your way. You should consider it a fabrication, as he is the most evil of evildoers, and Allah has said, “When an evildoer brings you news, verify it before you harm others in ignorance […]