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Apostasy and Good Deeds

Ustadh Salman Younas unpacks the question of the deeds of an apostate who returns to Islam. My question is on the deeds of the apostate. I know that apostasy invalidates good deeds but I want to know the opinion of the majority of scholars and maddhabs; whether they are returned to him when he repents […]

Pooling Funds for Hajj

Ustadh Tabraze Azam is asked about the legality of polling funds for Hajj. In our culture, we have a system of informal savings whereby people come together in groups and decide on an amount of money to deposit in a savings (locally, a wooden–metal box that is entrusted to a group member). They also decide […]

The Day of Arafah–Shaykh Faid Mohammad Said

What is the Day of Arafah? How do we know that it is so special? And what should we do on this day? Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said covers these topics in this article. In the name of Allah the Most Merciful, The Most Compassionate, “Indeed, the number of months with Allah is twelve [lunar] months […]

Hajj 2018 with Shaykh Yahya Rhodus and Dr. Shadee Elmasry

Ihya Tours are giving you the opportunity to perform Hajj under the guidance of Shaykh Yahya Rhodus and Dr. Shadee Elmasry.  Ihya Tours began with the idea that Hajj should be more than just ‘Packages’. It should be more than hotels, buffet meals and luxuries. Their intent is to provide you with a Hajj experience that lets you […]

Pilgrimage: A Comprehensive SeekersHub Reader

Pilgrimage forms the seventh chapter of Imam Al-Ghazali’s seminal work, the Ihya, which is widely regarded as the greatest work on Islamic spirituality in the world. Can a Woman Go to Hajj With Her Sister and Her Borther in Law? Can I Perform an Obligatory Hajj Without a Mahram? (Shafi’i) Is It Permissible to Perform […]

When Should I Shorten My Prayers?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalamu alaykum If I go to umrah for fifteen days and stay five days in Makkah then six days in Madinah and then four days in Makkah will I have to shorten my prayers? Answer:  Walaikum assalam, I hope you’re doing well, insha’Allah. In such a case, your would […]

"We tell you the stories of the Messengers so we may make firm your heart" – Ustadh Salim Mauladdawila

The stories told by and of the Messengers of Allah are not for mere entertainment and neither are the rituals Muslims perform as part of their religious practice. Each one is pregnant with meaning as Ustadh Salim Mauladdawila explains. Of the recorded events in the lives of the prophets, one of the most historically significant is […]

Days Of Gratitude And Love – The Two Spiritual Meanings of Hajj, by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

In this inspiring reminder, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani explains the two key practical spiritual meanings of Hajj: gratitude (shukr) that causes one to turn to Allah, as expressed by journeying to the Kaaba; and love (mahabba) that causes one to always yearn for Him and make one’s life revolve around love of the One Beloved, as […]

What Is The Significance of the Day of Arafah? Ustadh Amjad Tarsin

This Friday sermon by Ustadh Amjad Tarsin focuses on the significance of the most sacred day of the year: the Day of Arafah. Ustadh Amjad also recommends three things to do on the Day of Arafah, to reap the benefits and rewards of this special day. Support the Muslim Chaplaincy of the University of Toronto today […]

Join The Fadhkuruni Campaign This Dhul Hijjah With A Simple Invocation

With the advent of the first ten days of Dhul Hijjah which are the best days in this life, Habib Muhammad Abdur Rahman al-Saqqaf has initiated a tremendous project and invites you all to participate in the campaign. The Fadhkuruni Campaign aims to revive the sunnah of remembrance of Allah, by abundantly reciting this invocation […]