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Archive for December, 2009
Shaykh Yahya Rhodus: The Family of the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) – Ahl al-Bayt: Knowledge, Love, and Obedience

Ahl al Bayt: Knoweldge, Love & Obedience – Shaykh Yahya Rhodus Shaykh Yahya’s dars on the Family of the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) – Ahl al Bayt: Knowledge, Love & Obedience delivered in the month of Muharram 1431 AH organised by our brothers at Ghausia Masjid in Huddersfield. Ahl al Bayt: […]

Biography of Habib al-‘Ajami

HABIB AL-`AJAMI His conversion (tawbat) was begun by Hasan of Basra. At first he was a usurer and committed all sorts of wickedness, but God gave him a sincere repentance, and he learned from Hasan something of the theory and practice of religion. His native tongue was Persian (`ajami) and he could not speak Arabic […]

Habib Kazim al-Saqqaf – Dealing with Difference (adab al-khilaf)- iKhutbah @ The Radical Middle Way

Dealing With Difference | Ikhutbah | The Radical Middle WayIt seems like a such a simple question: how do we deal with difference? In this pithy, direct and honest submission, Habib Kazim al-Saqqaf answers the question with generosity and clarity drawing on spiritual wisdom and a keen sense of the human condition. One of Yemen’s […]

Pictures from the 8th Annual Reviving the Islamic Spirit Convention in Toronto – Habib ‘Ali al-Jifri, Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani, and Others

Alhamdulillah, SeekersGuidance attended the 8th Annual Reviving the Islamic Spirit Convention this past weekend in Toronto,  Canada. This year’s convention featured Shaykh Abdullah Bin Bayyah, Shaykh Habib ‘Ali al-Jifri,  Shaykh Hamza Yusuf, Imam Zaid Shakir, Shaykh Mokhtar Magroui, Shaykh Abdallah Idris Ali, Imam Tahir Anwar, Shaykh Suleiman Mulla, Ustadha Zainab Alwani, Dr. Sherman Jackson, Dr. […]

Islamic Time Management – Imam Ghazali on Careful Use of Time

 Imam Ghazali writes: “You should not neglect your time or use it haphazardly; on the contrary you should bring yourself to account, structure your litanies and other practices during each day and night, and assign to each period a fixed and specific function. This is how to bring out the spiritual blessing (barakah) in each […]

Ugly Sectarianism: Suicide attack on Ashura procession kills 30 in Karachi – Dawn.com

DAWN.COM | Metropolitan | Suicide attack on Ashura procession kills 30 in Karachi A suicide bomber on Monday targeted Pakistan’s largest procession of Shiite Muslims on their holiest day, killing at least 30 people and wounding dozens more in defiance of a major security crackdown. [Read more] May Allah grant all those unjustly and wrongly […]

Prophets Cry Too – The Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) when his son died

PROPHETS CRY TOO – Lastprophet.info Ibrahim, the son of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) and Maria, died in the tenth year of the Hijrah. He was sixteen months old (eighteen months old in another account) and under the care of a nurse when he died. Upon hearing what had happened to his son, Prophet Muhammad immediately went to the […]

Slavehood to Allah and How We Look at Creation and People

Habib Ali al-Jifri said: “The implication of our slavehood to Allah is that the universe around us is read just as the pages of a book are read, through it Allah speaks to us. Every creature is then a manifestation of Allah’s wisdom, will, knowledge and power, and this in turn should cause us to […]

Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad – Poverty and Riches – The Description of the Poor in the Qur’an and Prophetic Sunna

cambridge khutbas etc.: Poverty & Riches The Prophet Muhammad (may Allah’s peace and blessings be upon him) famously prayed to be resurrected among the masakin (poor, downtrodden, oppressed), but what does it mean to be miskin and what was the prophetic attitude to poverty or hardship? In this sermon, Sheikh Abdal Hakim outlines the Qur’anic […]

Mark Bittman Argues Against Vegetarianism & For Responsible Eating – YouTube

YouTube – Mark Bittman Argues Against Vegetarianism New York Times columnist Mark Bittman talks to WNYC’s Leonard Lopate about a plan for responsible eating that is good for the consumer and the planet.