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SeekersGuidance: Fulfilling A Vital Role in Our Community Through Unique Learning Opportunities

September 23, 2010 by

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Unique Learning Opportunities In a previous post (“Shaykh Hamza Yusuf has started blogging“), I highlighted how modernity has reversed how Islamic learning takes places and how we can use this reversal to our advantage: “We live in strange times. In the days of old, students would travel great distances to sit at the feet of […]

Shaykh Hamza Yusuf Has Started Blogging

September 19, 2010 by

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We live in strange times. In the days of old, students would travel great distances to sit at the feet of the ‘Ulema – sometimes only to learn a single hadeeth or to understand a single legal issue. Today, the situation has almost reversed – the scholars come to us. Websites such as SeekersGuidance and […]

Sincerity & The People of Knowledge – Imam al-Ghazzali

June 5, 2010 by

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Sincerity & the People of Knowledge By Imam al-Ghazzali “The Messenger (sallahu alayhi wa sallam) said “No one’s punishment at the Resurrection will be greater than that of the learned scholar who did not act according to his knowledge.” Abu Darda, may God be pleased with him, says: “Woe unto him who does not know, […]

Heedlessness

May 19, 2010 by

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Heedlessness by Imam al-Ghazzali “I sent thee who are Muhammad to awaken a people from the sleep of heedlessness and say to all: Lo! man is in a state of loss!” (Qur’an 103:2) “Know that most people are veiled because of heedlessness; indeed, ninety-nine in a hundred are thus. The meaning of heedlessness is that […]