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Nasheed Hub: Ataynak Bil Faqr

The Nasheed Hub, an initiative of SeekersHub Global, aims to showcase the traditional Islamic art of nasheed, or Islamic devotional songs. Ataynak Bil Faqr (We Have Come to You In Need) Ataynak Bil Faqr is a classic nasheed that sung all over the Muslim world. It comes in the form of an intimate expression of […]

What Does It Mean to Rely on Allah and No-One Else?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalamu alaykum What does it mean to rely on Allah and no-one else? Answer:  Wa’leykum Salam, Here is a video answer by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani to this question: [Shaykh] Faraz Rabbani Shaykh Faraz Rabbani is a scholar and researcher of Islamic law and Executive Director of SeekersHub Global After […]

Keys to Having Presence with God, by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

“He is with you wherever you may be,” reminds Shaykh Faraz Rabbani, in this Friday sermon  at Masjid Jamiat-ul-Ansar. “The Lord of the Heavens and the Earth, the tremendous Reality, He is close and near you. Does this humble you?” Allah has granted us the gift of being conscious of this reality. This is tremendous, and […]

Turning to Allah, by Sidi Uthman Bhally

Turning to Allah begins with a sincere investigation of our hearts and intentions.  We can all claim to love Allah, but the question is does Allah love us? Turn to Allah for the answers, say Sidi Uthman Bhally. There is an authentic and oft repeated Hadith narration by Prophet Muhammad ﷺ which states, “When Allah loves someone He calls […]

Vulnerability as the Pathway to Virtue – Dr. Ingrid Mattson

Join the conversation regarding sacred wisdom and pathways to non-violence at the 2016 Festival of Faith conference in Louisville, Kentucky with Dr. Ingrid Mattson  as she profoundly connects the viewer and listener to the nature of need as the true human experience and Vulnerability as its gateway. It seems that all aspects of life stem down to the notion […]

Afraid to get groceries? Ustadha Anse Tamara Gray on being a Muslim woman in today’s turbulent climate

Each time a high profile act of violence is committed by a Muslim or in the name of Islam, the fear of reprisal attacks rises acutely in Muslim communities. It has become almost par for the course, and the statistics prove the threat is real. Often, women who are visibly Muslim find themselves the primary soft target. […]

Finding Safety and Solace in the Sunnah

In the name of Allah the Most Merciful, The Most Compassionate. Praise be to Allah, Lord of the Worlds. May Allah’s peace and blessings be upon Sayyiduna Muhammad and His Folk and Companions. In any matter that faces the believers, individually and communally, they would not find a better recourse than to the Sunnah of the […]

Things Inconsistent With Accepting Fate – Imam Ghazali

Accepting Fate: “Complaining, no matter what the circumstances, is inconsistent with accepting fate. Criticizing food and finding fault with it is a rejection of what Allah Most High has destined, since blaming what is made is blaming the maker, and everything is Allah’s work. For a person to say that ‘poverty is an affliction and […]

If I am Patient, Will I Get a ‘Good’ Spouse?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: My question is about getting married in the future. If I pray and have patience will I get a good spouse in the future, or should I start looking for someone who is religious and tell her to wait until it is the right time to marry? If I […]

Medical Conditions and Waswasa

Answered by Sidi Wasim Shiliwala Question: I had a question regarding an abnormality I have been having. For the past year or so, I keep dozing off and falling asleep at the most random times of day. I have tried to get an accurate diagnosis but was unable to get a proper answer. I always […]