“Where are the fathers?” Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said on the best of examples

The An-Nisa Society in Wembley, London, an organisation managed by women working for the welfare of Muslim families, has a longstanding track record of nurturing healthy approaches to “Muslim fatherhood”. Co-founder Humera Khan has said, “We found that many women were concerned about their husbands, who were perhaps unemployed or suffering depression. Also men were working […]

“His Mercy is our only constant”, by Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

“Allah Guides to His Light Whom He Wills.” Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir Raheem. Allah’s (Most High) Rahma is infinite.  In less than the blink of an eye, His Rahma (mercy) renews itself and further penetrates existence. Take a moment. Look at your hands – touch them.  What do you feel?  Smooth skin, bones, joints, and veins.  Look how Allah (Most High) constructed your hands.  The small veins of […]

Unregistered Marriages: A Muslim Concern

On his deathbed, an imam in the United Kingdom had a confession to make: he had never registered the unions of hundreds of Muslim couples he married in his mosque. Despite promising these couples that he would do so, he forgot – a catastrophic mistake, as they and any children from their union would have […]

Your opportunity to give dawah to 400 million people – SeekersHub Español

Did you know that Spanish is the second most widely spoken language in the world (second only to Mandarin)? There are plenty of resources about Islam in English, Arabic, and Urdu. But the language that 400 million people call their own gets little to no attention – despite rapid growth of Muslim communities in Mexico, […]

Do Something Good Before Leaving this Dunya, advice from Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

“Allah Guides to His Light Whom He Wills.”  (Surah An-Nur) In a Hadith narrated by Anas ibn Malik (May Allah bless him), Rasulullah (peace and blessings be upon him) said if Allah (Most High) wanted khair for His slave, Allah (Most High) will use him. The Sahaba asked Rasulullah (peace and blessings be upon him) how can Allah (Most […]

Reflections from SeekersHub Toronto Retreat Sound Hearts Sound Societies 

Religion is sincere concern   The Messenger of Allah (Allah bless him and give him peace) said, “Religion is sincere concern,” and when asked for whom, he responded, “for Allah, His Messenger, His Book, the leaders of the Muslims, and their common folk.”   This hadith, which is said to comprise one quarter of our […]

On Sincerity and Avoiding Excessiveness – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Attaining true sincerity in worship and maintaining it through following the Prophetic balance – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani explains how, as he draws from two counsels from one of the great works of the Ba’Alawi tradition titled “Idah Asrar ‘Uloom al-Muqarrabin” (A Clarification of the Subtle Knowledges of Those Drawn Close to Allah) by Shaykh Jamaluddin […]

The Sila Initiative – 2015 Webinar Mini-Series with Shaykha Umm Sahl

Our friends at The Sila Initiative are excited to announce a new, interactive mini-series with Ustadha Umm Sahl entitled “Questions and Reflections.” Every month, Umm Sahl will be answering questions around a particular theme. The first session will be on September 12, 2015 at 10am EST (7am Los Angeles; 10am New York; 3pm London; 5pm Amman; […]