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No peace, no justice – Shaykh Hamdi Ben Aissa

Muslims have sadly become a people who are focused on the idea of justice, and justice above all, writes Shaykh Hamdi Ben Aissa. Our actions and concerns are governed by the mentality: no justice, no peace. Thus, we have become known to the world as fighters for our rights, demanding justice from all those who would […]

Your Iman is Not Safe In The Hands of Just Your Intellect

Many of us are struggling with the theory and the intellectual level of our understanding of this religion, for one reason or another. Shaykh Hamdi Benaissa argues that we are shortchanging ourselves if we consign the entirety of our faith to our intellect. Inevitably, the intellect cannot give you iman. In fact, the intellect is […]

Glimpses of the Beloved Prophet Muhammad ﷺ

Glimpses of the Beloved Prophet Muhammad ﷺ A moving and mesmerising lecture from Shaykh Hamdi Benaissa on the extraordinary life and stature of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ Did you know you can deepen your understanding of the Prophet’s example by taking a SeekersHub course? Dozens of topics, including ones on the Prophet’s life and teachings, […]

How Could Watching Porn Be Worse Than Zina? Shaykh Faraz explains

A video clip on the harmfulness of pornography caused shock and outrage. In it, Shaykh Hamdi Benaissa, a respected and learned scholar, passionately argued that watching pornography can be worse than adultery or fornication (zina). Should we ever be faced with a choice between the two – and may Allah protect us all from such […]

"Watching Porn is Worse Than Committing Zina" – Shaykh Hamdi Benaissa

In your darkest moment, when confronted with the option to commit zina* versus watching pornographic videos, Shaykh Hamdi Benaissa argues that the porn is many times worse. Sound odd? Watch his explanation in the video below. Watching Porn, in Light of a Marriage Crisis Shaykh Hamdi also opines that the competition to have the biggest […]