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Inheriting our Legacy from the Prophet of Love ﷺ, by Shaykh Babikir Ahmad Babikir

Many of us display “good Muslim” image in public, while maintaining the “real me” in private. This indicates a lack of connection to the teachings of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ, as Shaykh Babikir Ahmad Babikir says. In this inspiring talk, Shaykh Babikir reminds us of how we have decentralized the idea of love from religion, turning it leading us to lose out […]

Three Things Social Work Taught Me – Aisha Hollyer

The first reaction Aisha Hollyer gets when she says she is in the field of social work, “MashaAllah! It must be so good to work with the less fortunate; you must feel so fulfilled, and it must be such a good reminder!” It is, she writes, so much more complicated. “Anze! Anze!” (Miss, Miss!) He couldn’t have been […]

Why Your Soul Craves The Love Of Allah – Habib Hussein al-Saqqaf

Habib Hussein al-Saqqaf was invited to the SeekersRetreat 2016 but was unable to come. Instead, he prepared this beautiful video for the participants and now, we are releasing his gift to the public. Even if you weren’t able to come to the retreat, inshaAllah you will gain much benefit from his talk. Our Origins and Love Habib […]

10 Ways of Benefit for Menstruating Women in Ramadan

Dread your period during the blessed month of Ramadan? Feel like you’re missing out on all the worship you could otherwise do? As Nour Merza writes, there is much to look forward to. Every Ramadan, most women will have about a week in which they are unable to join in the major religious practices of the […]

When Will Muslims Take Back Jerusalem? Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

When will Muslims take back Jerusalem? This question has been asked over and over again during the last few decades…but the answer has always evaded us. Shaykh Hamza Yusuf, however, has the answer. Throughout his life, he has seen Muslims reacting to their situations with radicalism, anarchy, horror, and bloodshed. He doesn’t see them emulating the glory […]

Four Obstacles to Obedience to Allah

We’ve all been through the moment where we’re ready to make change and get right with God, but when we try, we just can’t seem to follow through. Either our plans aren’t sustainable, or our old ways are just too tempting. In this series of lectures, Ustadh Amjad Tarsin, chaplain at the University of Toronto, […]

Charity in the Qurʾān: Preservation of the Inherent Dignity of Recipients

When he was at a stoplight behind a long row of cars a couple of weeks ago, Shaykh Shuaib Ally noticed a man by the side of the road, going from car to car, asking for change. When he saw the car in front of me, his attitude noticeably brightened, and he walked up to […]

How to Bring the Prophet ﷺ Into Our Lives

Why do we drink water with our right hand? Is it because it’s the right thing to do, or because it gives us a chance to to bring the Prophet ﷺ into our lives? How to Bring the Prophet ﷺ Into Our Lives Oftentimes, our love can be a token, rather than an experiential reality. In this […]

Never an Empty Shell: The Purpose of Guidance

Islam is a difficult word for many to grapple with these days. Associated with some of the ugliest images we see in the media, both Muslims and non-Muslims today have found themselves confused by what this term means and what set of values it represents. While most Muslims argue that the greatest value it represents […]

Seeking Guidance Online in the Land of the Prophet’s Birth

Brother Abdullah Ibn Zubair Buhaini was born to a family of scholars in the Philippines, but decided not to pursue Sacred Knowledge. Years later, as a busy website designer in Saudi Arabia, he realized that he felt increasingly drawn to the idea of learning—but had no opportunity to do so. Alhamdulillah, he found SeekersHub and enrolled in the […]