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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 […]

Catching the Dunya Is Mission Impossible – Imam Zaid Shakir

What’s the problem with having a materialistic, dunya-centered world view? You become instantly poor no matter how much wealth you have.  You graduate from a Camaro to a Masarati to a Rolls-Royce, going through object after object but never being at peace with yourself, says Imam Zaid Shakir. In this funny and captivating video clip, […]

Dawud Wharnsby on Struggling for Simplicity

In an increasingly materialistic world, more and more people are finding serenity in simplicity–to the point where minimalism and simplicity are huge money makers to corporations, says Dawud Wharnsby. However, there are billions of people around the world are living simply because they have no other choice. What reflections do we find in the Quran about […]

An Unwavering Moral Compass

A woman once had something that was more valuable than all her worldly posessions. Imam Khalid Latif reveals what it is, and shows us how, by looking at the world within the heart, we can change the world around us. Put it in to practice by taking a free course on Ghazali’s book “The Marvels of the […]

Shaykh Hasan Le Gai Eaton: “Peace is always in the middle, never at the extremes”

One of the definitions of Islam is that it is the “Middle Way” because it is a religion of peace and peace is only at the centre of things and never at the extremes. There are many ways of understanding the concept of the Middle Way. The first one I want to deal with relates […]

Our Condition Today: the Disease and the Remedy – Habib Ali al-Jifri

Reposted, with thanks via Habib Ali’s website here. The Root Diseases of the Ummah, their effects and their remedies according to Prophetic Teachings We live in a time of struggle. Things happen fast and one event quickly follows another. This leads to an imbalance, impairs people’s judgement and clouds their vision. People are in dire […]

Islamic Perspective on Fairtrade by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Islamic Perspective on Fairtrade by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani ‘Do unto others as you would have done unto you’, a tried and ancient wisdom shared across all great societies and civilizations, is often expediently discarded by many businesses lured by higher profit margins and greater shareholder returns. Unfettered and unchecked international trade has produced billionaires and […]