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Prayer and Charity – Ramadan Renewal Xtra

Struggling to keep on top of your podcast subscriptions? SeekersHub Ramadan Renewal Xtra offers you a bitesize summary of each night’s lessons at SeekersHub Toronto this Ramadan. Catch up on the essential lessons, captured by our media team in this special episode.

Zakat: A Comprehensive SeekersGuidance Reader

Zakat forms the fifth chapter of Imam Al-Ghazali’s seminal work, the Ihya, which is widely regarded as the greatest work on Islamic spirituality in the world. Here, we share some of the best SeekersHub resources available on this subject plus video recordings from SeekersHub Toronto, where live sessions will be held everyday this Ramadan. What […]

Purification: A Comprehensive SeekersHub Reader

Purification forms the third chapter of Imam Al-Ghazali’s seminal work, the Ihya, which is widely regarded as the greatest work on Islamic spirituality in the world. Here, we share some of the best SeekersHub resources available on this subject plus video recordings from SeekersHub Toronto, where live sessions will be held everyday this Ramadan. Forget […]

Should I Pay Zakat on a Land?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum After my marriage, my parents gifted me some land. We will be selling the land in the future. Should I be paying Zakat on this land? When should I pay Zakat? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, 1. There is no zakat due on personal possessions, whether houses, […]

Allah’s Deal With The Poor – What It Means For you, by Shaykh Faid Said

When you give to the poor and needy from the wealth you have been blessed with, there is a promise from Allah that is beyond imagination and comparison. Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said tells us more. Bismillah-ir Rahman-ir Raheem. None of us could have ever wished to come to this world, as none of us even […]

The Story of Abdul Razzaq and Abdul Ghani, by Novid Shaid

Writer and poet, Novid Shaid, weaves a tale of two men who led very different lives with what they were granted by Allah. There were once two men: Abdul Razzaq and Abdul Ghani. Abdul Razzaq was a faithful man, who was very resourceful, with a talent for acquiring wealth. By the age of forty, he […]

Can Parents Give to Their Children Their Inherited Shares While Alive?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam’aleykum, My parents are alive and in good health but they want to distribute their wealth to me and my sisters according to the law of inheritance. How should they go about it? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that this message finds you well, […]

Putting Shoes On Our Heads, Counsel from Habib Ali Al-Jifri

Habib Ali al-Jifri asks us to imagine if someone walked into a room and placed his shoes on top of his head. What would we think of him? We would think he was crazy or if we had a good opinion, we might say he’s just trying to make us laugh. This dunya is like a […]

Blessed Is The Wealth That’s Given, and That Which Remains – Imam Zaid Shakir

Imam Zaid Shakir gives a beautiful, brief explanation of zakah in this video. It’s a topic many of us hope to know well but you haven’t heard it until you’ve heard it from Imam Zaid! May Allah bless our teachers and the National Zakat Foundation in the United Kingdom, ameen.  

Stand Steadfastly For Justice – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani – Friday Sermon at Occupy Toronto

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani, the Executive Director of SeekersHub and Educational Director of SeekersGuidance was invited to deliver the Friday Prayers Sermon on October 28, 2011 at St. James Park – the site of the Occupy Toronto movement. The following is taken from the closing remarks of the sermon: Seven Counsels in Closing: 1. Be steadfastly […]