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Nasheed Hub: Ya Imam al Rusli

The Nasheed Hub, an initiative of SeekersHub Global, aims to showcase the traditional Islamic art of nasheed, or Islamic devotional songs. Ya Imam al Rusli-O Leader of the Messengers “Ya Imam al Rusli,” is a nasheed with origins in the Levantine tradition. The writer expresses his need for the Prophet’s guidance as he, Allah bless […]

Keeping Aleppo In Perspective, and How To Respond, by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

The horrific news and images coming out of Aleppo, Syria has left the world stunned. Shaykh Faraz Rabbani offers some sobering perspective on how we should process these traumatising event and how we should respond.

Why Muslim Women Must Return To The Forefront Of The Islamic sciences – Dr. Rania Awaad

As a woman in a hijab, Dr. Rania Awaad gets funny looks in the hospital ward where she is a Muslim psychiatrist but few people know that at the age of fourteen she hopped on a plane and went to Damascus to formally study Islam. The experience of studying scripture that was neither bound by culture nor […]

On the Passing of Shaykh Dr. Wahba al-Zuhayli

A tribute to Shaykh Dr. Wahba al-Zuhayli (above) from Imam Zaid Shakir During my time in Damascus, I lived in many different neighborhoods: Zahira Qadima, Mukhayyam Yarmuk, Saha Shahbandar, Muhajireen, Suq al-Jumu’ah and Khurshid. Like a desert nomad in search of greener pastures, I was ever in search of a cheaper rent. My year in […]

Damascus: The Root of Routes – Divine Blessings, Sacred Knowledge, and Syria

SeekersHub Global Student, MicroMolvi Yousaf Seyal reflects on the tragic events happening around the world. In the past month or so, humanity has witnessed some very tragic incidents, and has faced much loss. It began with the murder of the great Syrian scholar, Shaykh Muhammad Sa’eed Ramadan Al-Bouti, who was teaching the tafseer of the […]