Traditional Methods of Raising Children

These are some of the methods of raising children used by our pious predecessors of the Ba’Alawi way, compiled by the grandson of the late Habib Muhammad al-Haddar (may Allah have mercy on him and be well-pleased with him), Sayyid Muhammad Abdullah Muhammad al-Haddar, may Allah preserve and protect him: Breastfeeding mothers would repeatedly recite […]

”Escape To Allah” – UK retreat this weekend

This weekend, be prepared to immerse yourself in a spiritually uplifting retreat led by his eminence Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said in the glorious serene setting of Staffordshire, Whitemore Lakes, United Kingdom.  There will be exciting activities such as archery, indoor football, canoeing as well as inspiring lectures, motivating Islamic workshops and circles, Qiyam ul Layl […]

Khawarij Ideology, ISIS Savagery

“As ISIS continues its murder and violence across the provinces it controls and seeks to control, and as it continues to plague the conscience of the great majority of Muslims around the world, what’s worth recalling is that we’ve seen this before in history with the sect called the Khawarij (anglicised to Kharijites). So before tackling ISIS, let’s look at their forerunners; […]

“Signs of the Scholar of the Hereafter” – By Imam al-Ghazzali & Translated by Shaykh Nuh Ha Meem Keller

By Imam al-Ghazzali & Translated by Shaykh Nuh Ha Meem Keller in “Sea Without Shore” [1] He does not seek this world by his religious learning, for at [the] very least a scholar is someone aware of this world’s wretchedness, triviality, sordidness, and ephemerality; and the next world’s magnificence, permanence, blessings, and vastness – and that […]

VIDEO: Why & How We Send Blessings On the Beloved Messenger (Allah bless him and grant him peace) – Adab of Du’a 12

Allah Most High says, “I am near – I answer the call of the one who calls upon me (2:186).” Yet, many of us wonder: Are my du’as being answered? Is there a certain du’a I have to read for each of my concerns? Do my du’as have to be in Arabic? In this video, […]

“From knowing nothing to becoming a student of knowledge” by Ustadha Shireen Ahmed

“Br. Dawoud, I have to ask you a question…” I said without looking up.  I had to gather up the courage, and really force myself to ask.  I knew I needed to know, and it was time to stop pretending that I already knew the answer. “This is a really dumb question, but… you all […]

VIDEO: Shaykh Faraz Rabbani on How Islam Spread in the Blessed Land of South Africa

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani and the SeekersHub team have just returned from the SpreadLight tour of South Africa. Here he gives an excellent and concise summary of how Islam came to and spread in this blessed land. For more content from this tour, explore the SeekersHub website.