VIDEO: This is not the path to paradise, advice from Shaykh Abdullah bin Bayyah

“Young men and women, we plead with you to take time out for contemplation. The path you are taking is not correct. It will never lead to paradise. This is a path of total destruction to both this life and the next. Your Jihad should be building up your countries. Your jihad should be treating people […]

Study Guide for Seekers of Knowledge

al Muntannabi said: he who seeks pearls, immerses himself in the sea. To be a successful student of knowledge, one should understand all aspects of studying, teaching, and learning. We have included links that will help seekers take their learning to the next level: Seeker’s Expectations – How to Seek Knowledge Steps to Success on […]

Prophetic Guidance in Times of Tribulations – Muwasala

Click here for the original link In light of recent political events in Yemen and other countries, Sayyidi Habib Umar bin Hafiz (may Allah preserve him and benefit us by him) clarifies the Prophetic perspective on how to deal with tribulations. Habib Umar delivered the lecture in Dar al-Mustafa on 9th Jumada al-Akhirah 1436 / 29th March […]

The Radiant Intentions of the Pious by Habib Umar bin Hafiz

At gatherings of remembrance; before reading about the Prophet and his life (may Allah bless him and grant him peace), the scholars traditionally make a number of intentions, followed by a recitation of Surat al-Fatihah; donating its reward to the Prophet (may Allah bless him and grant him peace) in the hope that their remembrance […]

Humanity before Religiosity

”Whoever sees the crimes committed today in the name of religion will realise that the problem is the state of our humanity.” In this television clip, Habib Ali al-Jifri and Shaykh Usama al-Azhari show that mere outward manifestations of religion are of little benefit if someone’s humanity is deficient. After all, “the Kharijite who killed […]

Sayyiduna Ja’far: A Tale of Love and Sacrifice – Muwasala

To see the original article: Click here The following story was narrated by Sayyidi Habib Umar bin Hafiz (may Allah preserve him and benefit us by him). [The firmness of Sayyidune Ja’far] When Sayyiduna Ja’far’s right hand was cut off, he seized the standard with his left hand until that too was cut off. He then […]