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How do We Know? Summary of Lecture by Syed Muhammad Naquib al-Attas

(20th April 2013)Summary of Saturday Night Lecture (5th Session) HOW DO WE KNOW?   Being a summary of the CASIS Saturday Night Lecture by Tan Sri Professor Dr. Syed Muhammad Naquib al-Attas on Saturday, 20th April 2013 “Corruptio optimi pessima.” – Latin proverb Knowledge is the light by which everything else is made manifest and […]

SeekersNotes: The Prayer of The Prophet ﷺ – Shaykh Yahya Rhodus

Salaah comes from Seerah and is the essential connection to our Lord. Notes taken by Seeker Aashif Sacha Imam Al-Junaid said “Ultimately life is praying 5 prayers and waiting to die” This is the essential trait of the believer. If you think about the implications and the greatness of this, every single opportunity that we […]

SeekersNotes: The Virtues of Salaah – Imam Tahir Anwar

SeekersNotes: The Virtues of Salaah – Imam Tahir Anwar Notes taken by Seeker Aashif Sacha — Allah reminds us of our obligation of Salaah – the prayer in various places in the Quran. Recite from the Quran in your Salaah Our recitation should increase in our Salaah When we speak of the virtues of Salaah […]

SeekersNotes: Nine Keys to Presence of Heart in Prayer – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

SeekersNotes: Nine Keys to Presence of Heart in Prayer – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani 9 Keys to Prayer – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani from SeekersGuidance on Vimeo. Notes taken by Seeker Aashif Sacha Allah has never commanded merely to pray rather the Quranic command to pray has come in specific ways Allah says “Establish the prayer for […]

SeekersNotes: Exploring the Qur’an with Shaykh Yahya Rhodus – Class 7 Gems

SeekersNotes: Exploring the Qur’an with Shaykh Yahya Rhodus – Class 7 Gems Notes by Sister Shagufta Pasta From the March 31st session. The nafs is you. It’s your internal state. Hawa is the entity in which the nafs manifests. Hawa is your internal inclinations, your desires. True religion is about character, going against yourself. The more […]

SeekersNotes: Exploring the Qur’an with Shaykh Yahya Rhodus – Class 5 Notes

SeekersNotes: Exploring the Qur’an with Shaykh Yahya Rhodus – Class 5 Notes Notes by Sister Shagufta Pasta Apologies for the delay in posting these notes! I haven’t been at home much this past week. Verse 15: Has the story of Moses reached thee? Rhetorical purpose: see Allah bringing solace to the heart of His beloved. […]

SeekersNotes: Exploring the Qur’an with Shaykh Yahya Rhodus – Class 4 Notes

SeekersNotes: Exploring the Qur’an with Shaykh Yahya Rhodus (Class 4 Notes) Notes by Sister Shagufta Pasta For this week’s lesson, my notes are brief. I was mostly listening to Shaykh Yahya speak, and I had to depart about an hour in the class, at 5:30. So as always, for the complete reminder of what Shaykh […]

Studying Tips for SeekersHub’s Students

Studying Tips for SeekersHub’s Students 1. Recite the Imam al-Haddad’s Intention for Seeking knowledge before the class. It is good adab to have wudhu (ablution) before attending your class. 2. Schedule the live sessions into your schedule using a day-planner, especially if you are taking more than one class with SeekersHub. 3. Study in an […]

SeekersNotes: Exploring the Qur’an with Shaykh Yahya Rhodus – Class 3 Notes

SeekersNotes: Exploring the Qur’an with Shaykh Yahya Rhodus – Class 3 Notes In this week’s class, we finished Surah Naba. This week I was mostly trying to take in what Shaykh Yahya was saying and so wasn’t able to take comprehensive notes. Still, here are a few gems that were mentioned during the session. Till […]

SeekersNotes: Exploring the Qur’an with Shaykh Yahya Rhodus – Class 2 Notes

SeekersNotes: Exploring the Qur’an with Shaykh Yahya Rhodus – Class 2 Notes Notes by Sister Shagufta Pasta On Feb 17th, we were blessed to sit in Shaykh Yahya’s second session for the new SeekersGuidance live class, Exploring the Qur’an. This week, Shaykh Yahya reminded us to make learning about the Qur’an a priority, and emphasized […]