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Who are the SeekersGuidance Helpers?

Have you been enjoying the new content produced by SeekersGuidance’s interns? Here are some of the names and faces that are participating in the Helpers program. Laila Abdel Ghany lives in Cairo, Egypt. She studied Comparative Literature, with minors in Anthropology and Education, and is interested in how these fields can be brought together and […]

Advice of Leading Muslim Scholars on Seeking Islamic Knowledge

Shaykh Faid Muhammad Said, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani, Shaykh Yahya Rhodus, Shaykh Salek bin Siddina and Habib Ali al-Jifri: the keys to succeeding on the path of knowledge, the adab of gaining Sacred Knowledge, and the blessing and high rank of this path.   Resources for Seekers Ten Adab of Seekers of Knowledge – Notes by Ayaz […]

The Blessing of Knowledge, by Shaykh Faid Muhammad Said

Allah has promised that He will facilitate the path to Jannah for anyone who embarks on the journey to seeking knowledge. Imagine being in the company of the “pious ones” in the Eternal Garden. Can you afford to lose out on this opportunity? Listen to Shaykh Faid Muhammad Said explain how clear and easy Allah […]

How To Learn The Way The Sahaba Learned, by Shaykh Faid Said

Knowledge is not synonymous with information, of which we have so much now. The companions of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) took away a kind of knowledge  from being around him that is lost on us in this day and age. Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said describes it beautifully in this brief address at […]

How To Avoid Being A "Know-It-All", by Shaykh Shuaib Ally

You should be involved in Islamic learning, argues Shaykh Shuaib Ally. A large reason for that involves a trait that, when lacking, cripples a person’s ability to develop their knowledge base: intellectual humility. A lack of intellectual humility manifests itself, in discussions related to the Islamic sciences, in various forms. A common expression is for me […]

Should I Keep Studying Fiqh With a Teacher Who Doesn’t Follow One Single School of Law?

Answered by Shaykh Shuaib Ally Question: Assalam alaykum, I really like my teacher who is a learned person who has studied in Al Azhar but in teaching Fiqh he sometimes mix the opinions of different schools. Should I continue to study with him even if he doesn’t follow one school? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa […]

Embracing Knowledge, an Introduction to Ustadh Abdullatif Al-Amin

By Aneesa Alphonsus & Erin Rutherford A soft-spoken teacher and guide of the Islamic faith, Ustadh Abdul Latif-Al Amin prefers speaking about Islam rather than himself. A hunger for a bigger purpose in life, a thirst for knowledge and a sense of belonging led Abdullatif to the path of Islam 18 years on Friday the […]

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 […]

Getting Married Seminar Helped make Marriage A Reality for SeekersGuidance Student

Getting Married seminar helped make marriage a reality for SeekersGuidance student The Getting Married seminar is one of our most popular live programs, and following much demand, has been launched this winter semester as a new online course. Now anyone around the world can benefit from the knowledge and guidance of our teachers, husband and […]