“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 […]

True Hope by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

True hope isn’t a fragile state of restless expectation. Rather, it is the coolness of certitude and the calm of contentment in knowing the Beauty, Mercy, and Generosity of one’s Majestic and Tremendous Lord. “So whoever hopes for the meeting of their Lord, let them perform righteous deeds, and associate none with their Lord in […]

There Is No Such Thing As Chance, For He Is The Best Of Planners – Reflection from a Seeker

[Journey of a lifetime] Two years ago I had my very first encounter with two amazing teachers that were to play a pivotal role in the direction that my life was to take. My husband told me one day about a retreat that was being planned in New Zealand, and how exciting it was that […]

Know, Understand, Grow – Knowing Yourself to Know God, with Sr Sara and Sirisha

In July 2014, Imam Afroz Ali instructed a workshop entitled, ‘Knowing Yourself to Know God: Character, Food, Environment & Personality’ at Seekers Hub Sydney.  Imam Afroz has travelled to deliver this workshop already in Brisbane, New Zealand and South Africa, transforming the attitudes of those who attended. There are very few workshops that help to […]

Six years since my Shahadah – A Reflection by Sr. Chloe

The 28th of March was the 6 year anniversary of my Shahadah, the day that I officially embraced Islam. My Shahadah anniversary is always a time of great reflection for me, and I try to commemorate it by acknowledging my blessings and expressing my gratitude to God for the life He’s given me. The past […]

Finding Allah with the Broken Hearted – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani – UK Tour 2013

What does it mean to be broken-hearted? Someone who is seeking Allah would be of the broken-hearted. It could also be economic struggles, health, wealth, broken relations, loss, and failures etc. All these are simply doors of being patient with Allah. There is also the broken-heartedness of those who are so grateful to Allah feeling […]

Our transaction with Allah is based upon Closeness – Advice from Habib Ali al-Jifri – Muwasala

Originally posted on Muwasala Our transaction with Allah is based upon Closeness Sayyidi Alhabib Ali Al Jifri الحبيب علي الجفري (may Allah preserve him and benefit us by him) said: “The essence of our transaction with Allah is closeness (qurb). We realize this when we reflect upon the Qur’an. The essence of acts of worship is closeness: […]

True Life, A lesson on Hamza (May God be pleased with him) – Habib Umar bin Hafiz

Habib Umar talks about the meaning of true life. He reflects on the story of Sayyiduna Hamza and how he attained true life through love of the Prophet (Peace be upon him) Allah says: He was dead and then We gave him life, and a light whereby he can walk amongst men. This is the […]

Fabric of Life – A poem by Sister Leila Adam

Fabric of Life Whether you weave your days with work and dhikr Creating a unified fabric of life   Or whether you fuse the fibres together Using random slashes of impulse and strife   Either way you will produce a cloth that spreads Charming and looking good when put on show   But when put […]