Mutilating Facts: Setting the Record Straight About Female Circumcision & Genital Mutilation

Mutilating Facts:Setting the Record Straight About Female Circumcision & Genital Mutilation © 2012, Afroz Ali 1. PREAMBLE Female circumcision today has been made synonymous with female genital mutilation. This has added to much confusion as well as has raised legitimate as well as ill-motivated concerns regarding the position of either act under Islamic Law. As […]

SeekersRetreat New Zealand 2012 Reflections

[Spiritually Awakened] The Seekers Retreat 2012 has been an amazing journey for my family and me. We have travelled to New Zealand countless number of times for work and to visit families but never have our journey been as profound and fulfilling as the 2012 Seekers Retreat in every aspect of the way including content […]

Firm Foundations Retreat 2012 Reflections

After almost a year of preparation, SeekersGuidance welcomed students to the first ever  Firm Foundations retreat last month. The 5-day retreat was held in the beautiful San Bernardino mountain region of Southern California. The aim of the retreat was to provide students with firm foundations in their knowledge, and students said “I learned more than […]

Shaykh Yahya Rhodus Videos from SoCal Tour

Shaykh Yahya Videos from SoCal Tour Last month, Shaykh Yahya Rhodus visited four cities on the SeekersGuidance SoCal tour. In L.A, Shaykh Yahya delivered the khutbah at UCLA, you can watch the video here Later, during a lecture on Connecting with Allah in College, Shaykh Yahya discussed Imam Al-Ghazali’s hierarchy of desire. He explained that […]

Video: “Fair Trade Commerce for a Better World” by Shaykh Hamza Yusuf – RIS Canada 2011

Video: “Fair Trade Commerce for a Better World” by Shaykh Hamza Yusuf – RIS Canada 2011 RISTalks.com Sharing Success: Fair Trade Commerce for a Better World by Shaykh Hamza Yusuf December 25, 2011 :: Toronto :: Canada Reviving the Islamic Spirit

Poem: SeekersRetreat 2012 New Zealand Reflections

Isn’t it better to be untied and to work together? smile with sincerity and greet each other, I revive my senses turning to the Al-Mighty God. With every tear drop it washes your doubts, hate and pride, There’s a lesson to ponder and reflect that we must see, the Retreat is definitely not a depressing […]

Video: The Khilafa of Umar – Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad – Quilliam Press

Video: The Khilafa of Umar – Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad – Quilliam Press The Khilafa of Umar – excerpt from Bismillah on Vimeo. Click here to watch whole video Umar ibn al-Khattab, known as al-Faruq, ‘the Discerner’, was the second of the four Rightly-Guided Caliphs. One of the greatest rulers in world history, he laid […]