Sound Hearts. Sound Societies. SeekersRetreat Toronto (Last week to register)

We are today witnessing a broken and fractured world in dire need of healing, care and transformation. The Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessing on him, said that he came to “perfect noble character.” Those virtuous traits – like mercy, service and generosity – have never been more necessary than now. This year, seekers of knowledge […]

Raising Children With A Sound Heart – Shaykh Yahya Rhodus

There is no doubt in my mind that children have to be raised with a deep, profound understanding of the heart. This is the essence of our deen and a central guiding principle when dealing with the actions of children. We have a policy at home, that if they tell the truth they don’t get in trouble. […]

PHOTOS: Zikr At The Attic – SeekersHub’s Spreadlight Tour in Johannesburg

An evening of remembrance and nasheed hosted by The Kolia Family (Lenz Attic) with Shaykh Faraz Rabbani, Shaykh Yahya Rhodus and Sidi Nader Khan. Follow the Spread Light tour of South Africa. Your financial support is crucial to our #SpreadLight campaign, which seeks to provide truly excellent Islamic learning to at least 1,000,000 seekers of knowledge in […]

PHOTOS from Grasmere, South Africa with Shaykh Yahya Rhodus

After a brief introduction by Abdul-Rehman Malik, Global Programs Director of SeekersHub, Shaykh Yahya Rhodus delivered this beautiful talk to a lively audience in Grasmere, South Africa, with live translation into Zulu. Shaykh Yahya began first by saying the SeekersHub team are guests in the blessed land of Africa, but at the same time they […]

In Soweto: “Allah is Beautiful and Loves Beauty: Celebrating the Beautiful Messenger”

Shaykh Yahya Rhodus delivered a beautiful talk in Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa – a session, which ended with two local women embracing Islam. Listen to it in full on the SeekersHub podcast. Follow the Spread Light tour of South Africa. Your financial support is crucial to our #SpreadLight campaign, which seeks to provide truly excellent Islamic learning to at […]

VIDEO: “Sound societies come from sound hearts” – Shaykh Yahya Rhodus

Just as we bid farewell to our Ramadan scholar in residence, Shaykh Ahmed Sa’ad Al-Azhari, we were blessed with an evening with Shaykh Yahya Rhodus, who was met by a packed audience at SeekersHub Toronto. Shaykh Yahya unpacked the theme of this year’s Retreat: Sound Hearts. Sound Societies, to be help in September. Watch his lecture and […]

Spread Light in South Africa – SeekersHub Tour starts with Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

It has been a great start to the Spread Light tour of South Africa. Shaykh Faraz Rabbani arrived earlier in the week and has already appeared on local radio and given the jumuah khutbah at Houghton Masjid. Follow the full tour schedule on our webpage, or join the facebook event page for regular updates. We […]

On the Sacred Journey: Meeting at the Oasis of the 2014 Seekers Retreat “Awakening the Heart”

Reflection by Maryam J. Mathieu During the drive to Camp Couchiching for the annual SeekersHub Toronto retreat, all I could think about was what questions I could ask the scholars to help me figure out how to make hijra into a new life. For years, and especially since I converted to Islam a year and […]

Marvelling at the Heart – Reflections by Sidi Suhayb

“Verily, in the body is a small piece of flesh that if it is healthy, the whole body is healthy and if it is sick, the whole body is sick. This small piece of flesh is the heart.” [Bukhari and Muslim] [Marvels of the heart course] Knowledge of the heart is considered to be fard […]

Reflections on Purification of the Heart – Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil

On Friday 13th September, Shaykh Yahya Rhodus gave a talk on Purification Of The Heart, based on the book written by Imam Al-Mawlud and translated by Shaykh Hamza Yusuf. I left the talk uplifted, motivated, and best of all, armed with practical tips on how to journey along the path to Allah. Here’s a summary […]