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Is It Disbelief to Listen to Songs about Shirk?

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum Is it disbelief to listen to songs about shirk? Answer: Wa alaykum assalam, Listening to forbidden musical instruments, and listening to shirk are two separate sins, neither of which constitute disbelief. You should repent from both, and leave them both. Listening to the songs of people who […]

Is It Permissible to Listen to A Capella Songs?

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum Is it permissible to listen to A capella songs? Answer: Assalamu alaykum, The letter of the law Singing is permissible as long as the words are decent, there is no musical instruments, and the tunes are not intentionally like other forbidden forms of singing or music, for […]

Nasheed Hub: Bi Haqqila

The Nasheed Hub, an initiative of SeekersHub Global, aims to showcase the traditional Islamic art of nasheed, or Islamic devotional songs. Bi Haqqila Rijal Allah The tradition of tawassul, or seeking Allah’s favours through the high rank of Prophets or the righteous, is a confirmed practice which has been done through the centuries of Islamic history. […]

Did I Become a Disbeliever by Repeating Lyrics Containing Disbelief?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Assalam aleykum Did I become a disbeliever by repeating lyrics containing disbelief? Answer: assalamu alaykum Merely repeating lyrics that contain statements of disbelief would not render one a disbeliever. However, it would be sinful to do so and one must avoid it. The reason why it would not be […]

Have I Divorced My Wife by Singing Along to a Song Mentioning Separation?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Does a divorce count when somebody is listening to a song which contains divorce-statements like “welcome to separation” or “it’s time for separation” etc. and sings along, and repeats it often, so that he has a song stuck in his head without reflection and without intending to divorce his […]

Farewell Ode to Ramadan, by Hafidh Abdullah Francis

Ramadan has come and gone in the blink of the eye. Our qari for this blessed month, who helped us complete the recitation of the Qur’an, sang this ode to Ramadan shortly after the last tarawih prayer at SeekersHub Toronto. May Allah reward Hafidh Abdullah Francis for all the beauty and youthful life he brought […]

A Beautiful Rendition of Na’t al-Baratina, by Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad

A beautiful rendition of this rare qasida, by Shaykh Abdal-Hakim Murad and Harmonia Alcorani. Recorded in Cambridge, United Kingdom in March, 2014. Consider expressing your enjoyment of this qasida by donating to the Cambridge Mosque Project. Lyrics: hal min mugheethi li min ba’ath  fi nafsin min huznin wa min asa qad awal al’umru fi sayil harami […]

‪Al Madha – Spanish Nasheed praising the Holy Prophet‬‏ – Shaykh Abdal hakim Murad & Sidi Ali Keeler

‪Al Madha – Spanish Nasheed praising the Holy Prophet‬‏ – YouTube Spanish Nasheed sung by Shaykh Abdal hakim Murad & Sidi Ali Keeler      

Song: Behold – Novid Shaid

Song: Behold By Novid Shaid, 2002 Behold with your heart! His everlasting light, Behold with your heart, behold! Behold with your heart! This overwhelming sight, Behold with your heart, behold! Beyond everything Gazes the True King Who fashioned all that we know Peerless is His might Endless His timeless light Find Him through your heart, […]

After the Night of Distance, the Dawn of Closeness has become Manifest – Qasida sung by Ustadh Amin al-Tirmidhi

Ustadh Amin al-Tirmidhi is one of the world’s leading masters of the art of Islamic singing (nasheed), and is considered “the shaykh of munshids.” Born and trained in Aleppo (Halab), Syria, Ustadh Tirmidhi lives in Amman, Jordan. After the night of distance The dawn of closeness has come And for the people of fear It […]