“Allah Guides to His Light Whom He Wills.” The Muamilat of Rahma and Baraka – Shaykh Faid Said

Imam al Shatabi, may Allah be please with him (rehmatullah alaih) mentioned that the primary foundation of the Shari’ah of Islam is based on two principles: the first principle being Mercy (Rahma), and the second, justice. This is evident, as Allah, may He be glorified and exalted (subhana wa ta’ala), says in the Qur’an (Surah […]

PHOTOS from Grasmere, South Africa with Shaykh Yahya Rhodus

After a brief introduction by Abdul-Rehman Malik, Global Programs Director of SeekersHub, Shaykh Yahya Rhodus delivered this beautiful talk to a lively audience in Grasmere, South Africa, with live translation into Zulu. Shaykh Yahya began first by saying the SeekersHub team are guests in the blessed land of Africa, but at the same time they […]

In Soweto: “Allah is Beautiful and Loves Beauty: Celebrating the Beautiful Messenger”

Shaykh Yahya Rhodus delivered a beautiful talk in Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa – a session, which ended with two local women embracing Islam. Listen to it in full on the SeekersHub podcast. Follow the Spread Light tour of South Africa. Your financial support is crucial to our #SpreadLight campaign, which seeks to provide truly excellent Islamic learning to at […]

Clarity Amidst Turmoil – A Response to the Paris Shootings by Shaykh Walead Mosaad

Following the recent terrorist attacks in Paris, many Muslims around the globe have been left angered with a small group of people for hijacking their religion (killing others in the name of their religion). Muslims have also felt anger towards the cartoonists for publishing unnecessary degrading photos of the Final Messenger (peace be upon him) when […]

“The World Has Lost A Giant” – Imam Zaid Shakir on the passing of Shaykh Shukri al-Luhafi

The Muslim world has lost one of its giants with the passing of Shaykh Shukri Al-Luhafi. Despite his stature, it is unlikely that anyone reading these words who is not from Syria has ever heard of Shaykh Shukri. Before I arrived in Syria, in 1994, to begin my studies there, I too did not know […]

VIDEO: “Sound societies come from sound hearts” – Shaykh Yahya Rhodus

Just as we bid farewell to our Ramadan scholar in residence, Shaykh Ahmed Sa’ad Al-Azhari, we were blessed with an evening with Shaykh Yahya Rhodus, who was met by a packed audience at SeekersHub Toronto. Shaykh Yahya unpacked the theme of this year’s Retreat: Sound Hearts. Sound Societies, to be help in September. Watch his lecture and […]

Sounds from Houghton Masjid, Johannesburg, South Africa

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani is currently in South Africa for the Spread Light Tour. After visiting Houghton Masjid, he was moved by the beautiful recitations by Qari Yaeesh. You can find some recitations and naats by Qari Yaeesh on the masjid’s Soundloud page, along with many other talks, recitations and lectures. Follow the Spread Light Tour, […]

Some sobering reflections on the discovery of Qur’an pages

Written by Shaykh Ahmed Sa’ad Al-Azhari With great joy in the discovery of the Qur’an manuscript, here is what Qur’an expert and scholar, Shaykh Ayman Rushdi Suwayd (one of the highest authorities on Qur’anic Sciences today) says: [Note, this is a summary of Shaykh’s words with my additions and observations] 1. We have to know one important […]