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 series of […]
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 series […]
Shaykh Faraz Rabbani gives an extraordinary explanation of a line from the famous poem Prayer for the Oppressed (Dua al-Nasiri). The line is an expression of neediness to Allah. Shaykh Faraz explains the reality of people’s absolute neediness to Allah. He also cautions form the subtle inclusion of the self in the expression of neediness, where […]
Imam Zaid Shakir gives a beautiful, brief explanation of zakah in this video. It’s a topic many of us hope to know well but you haven’t heard it until you’ve heard it from Imam Zaid! May Allah bless our teachers and the National Zakat Foundation in the United Kingdom, ameen.
Someone very clever has developed a website, Sujood.co, where you select the emotion you’re currently feeling and it automatically gives you a verse from the Holy Qur’an or a prayer that helps you cope with it. Now, why didn’t we think of that?
When Imam Zaid Shakir wrote a Facebook Post on why Halloween practices and customs should be avoided by Muslim families, he caused quite a stir. In response, he wrote this lengthier explanation that is truly worth reading: My recent post on Halloween has created quite a stir. That being the case, I would like to […]
In the small town of Salta in the hilly northwest corner of Argentina, brother Suleyman (Ernesto) Geddes, a convert to Islam, expressed his gratitude for the window of opportunity that was presented to him to learn more about his faith: SeekersHub. Although Islam has been present in Argentina for decades, Brother Suleyman explains that learning […]
On November 1st, SeekersHub Toronto held their Annual Benefit Luncheon, featuring Azhar Usman. The event was attended by community leaders, activists, families, and students – all of whom came together to support the spreading of reliable Sacred Knowledge. As we recap some of the memorable moments below, we want to thank you all for your […]
Shaykh Faraz Rabbani explains the Verses of Light (Surat al-Nur 35-38) from the Tafsir of Imam Ahmed ibn Ajiba, al-Bahr al-Madid. What is meant by the light in these verses? What is meant by the niche and oil? Who attains this light, and what are some qualities of the believers? All these questions and other […]
The Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) is reported to have said, “Keep the company of the elderly, ask of the scholarly and spend time with the people of wisdom.” This advice is as relevant as ever, as Shaykh Ahmed Abdo explains. Shaykh Ahmed Abdo was born in Sydney, Australia. His pursuit to seek traditional […]