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Don’t Take the Devil’s Side Against Your Brother – Shaykh Abdurrahim Reasat

What Got Him To This Stage? I was driving down White Abbey Road in Bradford in the direction of a famous old restaurant, probably with samosas – it’s speciality – on my mind. The car in front of me slowed down and eventually stopped to allow some pedestrians – no doubt on their way to […]

Reflections on the Life of Omar ibn Said – Dr Hadia Mubarak

Dr Hadia Mubrak shares her reflections and thoughts on the life and legacy of Omar ibn Said.   In our public discourse, the term “Muslim” tends to be synonymous with words like “foreigner,” “immigrant” and “refugee.” Yet the historical reality of Muslims in America depicts a completely different portrait. The first Muslims to come to […]

The Most Hopeful Verse and Prophetic Forgiveness

Shaykh Walead Mosaad talks about prophetic forgiveness, relating it to the most hopeful verse in the Qur’an, and what it means to let grievances go. If we were to kind of summarize this idea of forgiveness, especially prophetic forgiveness, it has to be predicated number one on the idea that you shouldn’t expect it to […]

Begin Right, Begin Light: New Year Message by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

As 2019 begins, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani encourages us to look forward positively and see everything around us as signs from Allah. Much is going on in the world, much that can be considered stressful, disappointing and devastating However, the believer looks at the world as a sign of Allah. The Messenger of Allah, Allah bless […]

Losing Hope and Struggling with the Din

Shaykh Farid Dingle answers a question about struggling with one’s din, not feeling worthy of Islam, and losing hope and trust in Allah. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I’ve been struggling with the din since Allah drew me back into the religion when a calamity had befallen me because there was no […]

Transcend This World – Imam Zaid Shakir

We should be a joyous people. All this stuff has happened out there. Islamophobia and all this other stuff is happening. Depression, suicide, we went through the whole gamut and the first khutba. We still should be a joyous people, because we have faith in our heart, because we have belief in the Hereafter, because we know no matter how bad things get in this world, if we patiently persevere, if we struggle and we forge on, then we’re opening the gates for unimaginable bliss for the rest of eternity.

The True Eid: Ustadh Amjad Tarsin

“Be Joyful with Allah.” This is what Ustadh Amjad Tarsin heard while he was studying abroad. Here, he speaks about Eid in our religion, and encourages us to see the beauty encompassed in the tradition. Pray for Acceptance One of the best things we can do on Eid, is pray for the acceptance of the […]

Is It Wrong to Not Be Optimistic About Finding a Spouse?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalamu alaykum I don’t want to have children. Is it wrong to think it will be more difficult for me to find a husband who doesn’t want children? Is it a lack of trust in Allah? Answer:  Walaikum assalam, I hope you’re doing well, insha’Allah. No, it is always […]

I Am Still Not Married. I Am Losing Hope. What Do I Do?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, Even though I am making so much dua, I am in my thirties and still unmarried. I am chaste and don’t want to compromise on my deen by having coffee with men before marriage. My sisters say that I will never find a husband by being […]

Tap Into The Light of Muhammad’s Message – Shaykh Yahya Rhodus

Seeking the Light of Muhammad’s Message ﷺ Shaykh Yahya Rhodus can’t help but feel nostalgic for his early days as a Muslim. In this video, from SeekersHub’s 2015 tour of South Africa, Shaykh Yahya shares his story from 1996 and explains what led him to appreciate its blessing. One thing that stood out was how the light […]