Loading...
Home 2017-12-07T04:45:54+00:00

Welcome to The Sila Initiative

The Sila Initiative was founded to address the concerns of Muslim women in regards to their relationships with their families, society, and Islam. The Initiative is grounded in the work of contemporary ‘ulama, who are the inheritors of a rich tradition of Islamic scholarship. Through emphasizing the need for knowing and loving Allah, we hope our research and educational efforts will bring much needed balance to contemporary discussions on women and men in Islam and encourage Muslims to strengthen their relationship with Allah Most High.

Our Female Scholars

PROVIDING GUIDANCE

The Initiative is grounded in the work of contemporary ‘ulama, who are the inheritors of a rich tradition of Islamic scholarship.

LEARN MORE

Recent Articles

  • Inspirational Women: Mrs. Shaheen Usmani

Inspirational Women: Interview with Mrs. Shaheen Usmani

By |

  • How to Stop Loving Something Ugly

How to Stop Loving Something Ugly

By |

  • There's No Replacing a Good Father

There’s No Replacing a Good Father

By |

Loading...

Catch Up

MINI SERIES QUESTIONS & REFLECTIONS WEBINAR

We were inspired to run a dedicated series of questions and reflections lectures with Ustadha Umm Sahl, one of the world’s most erudite contemporary traditional female scholars. Attendees were able to ask their questions  and share in the wisdom. 

GET THE SERIES!
Member Registration
[wpfeup-register type='registration' id='2848']
On successful registration you will be directed to the webinar series page.
Password Reset
[wpfeup-resetpassword]
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
Login
{loginbox-username}
{loginbox-password}
{loginbox-submit}
{loginbox-remember}
Remember Me
Already signed up? Enter username & password.

THANKYOU
Please check your email inbox or spam folder.


LOGIN SUCCESSFUL
Your being redirected...


MASALAMA
You've successfully logged out.

LOGOUT
[ihc-logout-link]
Member Registration
[ihc-register]
On successful registration you will be directed to the webinar series page.