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 short […]
“You should probably think about what you’re gonna say to kids when you go back to school on Monday,” I told my son Shaan this weekend. He raised his eyebrows quizzically. “About Paris … and Muslims.” He suddenly looked irritated. “I’ve done the drill before. Every year of my high school life, I’ve had to deal […]
Assalamualaikum (peace be upon you), Bismillahir Rahmanir Raheem (in the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful), In the aftermath of the tragic attacks in Paris, France where so many have died senselessly, many Muslims feel very shaken. The believer is someone who is pained by the loss of others, who is saddened in the […]
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 […]
Shaykh Faraz Rabbani answers a critical question, “What is the place of Sufism in the Islamic sciences? Have many of the ideas within mainstream Sufism come from outside the Muslim faith?” For more videos like this, subscribe to the SeekersHub Youtube channel.
What is the best of work? It is the work by which the heart can say ‘I am content that I am doing in life that which is most likely to be most pleasing to Allah’. Choosing A Career Path How should a Muslim make career choices? What does the “ideal job” look like for a […]
Shaykh Faraz Rabbani once again features in the WORLD’S 500 MOST INFLUENTIAL MUSLIMS (pdf) list for his ground-breaking work, including the founding and leadership of SeekersHub. Shaykh Faraz has been described as having “continuously been at the vanguard of effectively utilizing the latest web technologies and services to teach Islam in the West for over a […]
In his Eid khutba, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani highlighted keys of why and how to celebrate Eid and the bounty of Allah. He explained that celebration should be infused with the remembrance of Allah. He also gave some lessons and insights on the deeper meanings of the sacrificial slaughtering on Eid al-Adha. Finally, Shaykh Faraz concluded […]
What is the purpose of serving humanity? Why has Allah made us responsible for ensuring the preservation of good for other people? What are the foundations which lead to fruitful activism and service? Speaking from many years of experience, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani, Ustadha Shireen Ahmed and Ustadh Amjad Tarsin offer deep insight into the pitfalls of many […]
Shaykh Faraz Rabbani and the SeekersHub team have just returned from the SpreadLight tour of South Africa. Here he gives an excellent and concise summary of how Islam came to and spread in this blessed land. For more content from this tour, explore the SeekersHub website.