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7 Student Testimonials to Inspire You #2

Last year alone SeekersHub Global Islamic Seminary served more than 80,000 students from over 140 countries. Here is what some of them had to say. SeekersHub courses challenge you on the things you thought you knew I wanted to sign up with a course from SeekersHub as I wanted to gain more knowledge on the […]

Interview with Shaykh Mohammad Ba-Dhib, Scholar-in-Residence

Syeda Husain from SeekersHub Toronto interviews our newest scholar-in-residence, Shaykh Mohammad Abu Bakr Ba-Dhib. Shaykh Mohammad Ba-Dhib, sits in his brightly lit office and waits for me to begin the interview. We have another brother present, a student named Abdullah waiting to assist us if a translation is required. Shaykh smiles at me and I […]

A Year of Plenty – Marking a Milestone in Mississauga

Has it really been a year? This week marks the 12 months since SeekersHub Toronto moved in to our current home in Mississauga, Alhamdulillah. Here are some highlights. We were blessed with many distinguished guests at our Opening Night event Shaykh Yahya Rhodus joined us for Worship, Coffee, & the Meaning of Life Sidi Nader Khan blessed […]

Signs of the Hour: The Fiqh of the End of Times, by Shaykh Ahmed Saad al-Azhari

There are a lot of people these days speaking about the End of Times, but what do we actually know about these coming days? Shaykh Ahmed Saad al-Azhari offers a special intensive seminar on this. The Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) spoke about signs that would indicate the coming of the Day of Judgement, but […]

How Umar Entered Islam – Studying the Life of the Prophet ﷺ – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

In the weekly class, Studying the Life of the Prophet ﷺ Shaykh Faraz Rabbani covered the conversion story of Sayyiduna Umar ibn al-Khattab in some detail. He shared background to the conversion: (1) How Sayyiduna Umar—one of the greatest enemies of Islam before his conversion—had key qualities of character that gave him the potential both […]

Seven Counsels for Successful Service and Activism – Advice from Shaykh Faraz Rabbani at SeekersHub Team Meeting

Recently, a group of volunteers gathered at SeekersHub Toronto for a strategy meeting. At the end of the gathering, I shared the following seven counsels on successful service and activism: One: Renew Your Intention Regularly The first point is that it is always important to renew one’s intention. What are we trying to do? We’re […]

On the Sacred Journey: Meeting at the Oasis of the 2014 Seekers Retreat “Awakening the Heart”

Reflection by Maryam J. Mathieu During the drive to Camp Couchiching for the annual SeekersHub Toronto retreat, all I could think about was what questions I could ask the scholars to help me figure out how to make hijra into a new life. For years, and especially since I converted to Islam a year and […]

Supplications for the Oppressed and Distressed from SeekersHub Toronto

PDF Attachment: Selected Supplications – Hub Toronto Attached is a collection of supplications and prayers, from great scholars of the Islamic tradition, that we recite regularly at SeekersHubToronto (Toronto.SeekersHub.org). These supplications include the two powerful Prayers for Victory (Hizb al-Nasr), of Imam Abdullah bin Alawi al-Haddad and Imam Abu’l Hasan al-Shadhili; the Prayer for the Oppressed […]

The Revival of the Religious Sciences – Studying the Ihya

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani is covering two books in the Ihya in his weekly live classes from SeekersHub Toronto: Book 2: The Principles of Islamic Belief Book 13: Earning a Living These classes will deepen the understanding of key subject-areas for concerned seekers, from one of the greatest, most blessed, and most insightful works of the Islamic […]