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Zanbal – Visiting the Graves of the Righteous

Nurulain Wolhuter tells of how visiting the righteous dead is a blessed act for those who seek to make their hearts alive.   The place is Zanbal, the resting place of the Ba‘alawi family of descendants of the Prophet in Tarim, Yemen. The time is after asr. The sun is beating on the white sand […]

Nasheed Hub: Qad Kafani

The Nasheed Hub, an initiative of SeekersHub Global, aims to showcase the traditional Islamic art of nasheed, or Islamic devotional songs. Qad Kafani Qad Kafani Ilm Rabbi (My Lord’s Knowledge Has Sufficed Me)  is a beautiful nasheed, written by the great Imam al-Haddad in the 17th century. It takes the singer to a journey from neediness […]

The Demise of Habib Hamid bin Muhammad Hamid Ba’Alawi – Muwasala

Original announcement via Facebook by Muwasala, reposted with thanks. Please follow them on Facebook for scholarly teachings of the blessed tradition of Hadramawt. It is with great sadness that we announce the death of al-Mansib, Habib Hamid bin Muhammad Hamid Ba `Alawi. He was one of the pillars of Tarim and imam of Tarim’s greatest mosque, […]

FROM TARIM TO GRANADA with Habib Umar – There is No Conqueror Except God//Official Trailer – Radical Middle Way Video

YouTube – FROM TARIM TO GRANADA – There is No Conqueror Except God//Official Trailer      The living tradition of Tarim nestled in Yemen’s Hadhramaut valley and the glorious legacy of Granada meet for the first time. In this special documentary feature film, Habib Umar bin Hafiz travels to Spain, visiting Muslim communities in […]

Video: Yemen’s many shades of Islam – Shaykh Abdul Karim Yahya Interview on CNN

Video: Yemen’s many shades of Islam – Shaykh Abdul Karim Yahya Interview on CNN Shaykh Abdul Karim Yahya is interviewed in Tarim, Yemen on the day of Eid. Shaykh Abdul Karim Yahya is interviewed in Tarim, Yemen on the day of Eid.

Crossroads of Islam, Past and Present

The New York Times recently featured an article on Habib ‘Umar, his school Dar al-Mustafa, and Tarim itself. Shaykh Yahya Rhodus (bio) , who teaches the “Faith in Divine Unity & Trust in Divine Providence “ course here at SeekersGuidance,  was interviewed in it as well. October 15, 2009   TARIM JOURNAL   Crossroads of Islam, Past and […]