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The Pedagogical Power of the Mawlid, Pt II

The mawlid in the eyes of a scholar like al-Azafi served a more fundamental purpose. It was a powerful pedagogical tool that sowed a pious love for the Prophet, blessings and peace be upon him, in the hearts of people, an interest in his life and teachings, and a deep connection to his person.

The Pedagogical Power of the Mawlid, Pt I

In this first part of a two-part article, Ustadh Salman Younas discusses the Festivals of Islam, and the mawlid in particular, as a joyous expression of the greatest blessing from Allah. Discussions on the mawlid and its permissibility often occur in a context where the focus is primarily directed towards determining the strict legal merits […]

Mawlid al-Barzanji and Celebrating the Mawlid – Shaykh Muhammad Ba-Dhib

Shaykh Muhammad Ba-Dhib continues the discussion about Imam al-Barzanji, his famous work, the Mawlid al-Barzanji, and whether celebrating the Mawlid is a valid tradition. Continuing from Shaykh Faraz’s Rabbani’s earlier discussion about the Mawlid al-Barzanji, Shaykh Ba-Dhib continues speaking about this great work. He begins by speaking about the author, Imam Ja’far al-Barzanji, and his […]

You Don’t Have To Be In Madinah For The Prophet To Hear You, by Shaykh Faid Said

Whether you are in Madinah or in a far corner of China, there is no inherent barrier between you and Allah’s beloved messenger, Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him. As Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said explains, this is a promise from Allah Himself. Bismillah-ir Rahman-ir Raheem Allah, the Most High, said in Surah Al-Ahzab (56): […]

Salawat – If You Love It, This Is For You

“Intensely Beautiful” Salawat This brief montage of video clips on sending salawat on the Prophet, peace be upon him, has been described as “intensely beautiful” by Youtube users. Shaykh Ahmad Saad on reciting Surah Yusuf, verse 88 before starting salawat; Shaykh Yahya Rhodus on how to use your imagination while reciting salutations upon the Prophet; […]

Rabi-al-Awwal – Love and Praise The Beloved!

The blessed month of Rabi-al-Awwal is upon us once again. Celebrate and be joyous with SeekersHub: Commemorating the Beloved Messenger Muhammad Winter’s Spring – The Miracles of Rabi al-Awwal Why Is the Prophet’s Character Described as Being Tremendous? Is the Claim That There is “Blatant Shirk” in the Qasida Burda of Imam Busiri True? Video – […]