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Dr. Younus Mirza joins the ImanWire podcast as we share Hajj stories, how to seek the blessings of Dhul Hijjah and Eid-ul-Adha, and discuss the differences between Biblical and Qur'anic narratives about the Prophets. Was the son of sacrifice we commemorate on Eid-ul-Adha Ishaq or Ismail? Does it…

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The first 10 days of Dhul Hijjah have unique rewards and opportunities, specifically for those of us who are not on Hajj.

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In reproducing artwork, the calligrapher must try to obliterate his or her own stylistic preferences and give way to the essence of the original piece. Nuria Garcia Masip shares her attempt to reproduce a famous work from Abdullah Zuhdi from the Mosque of the Prophet.

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After the Prophet's Mosque had been damaged, a young calligrapher, Abdullah Zuhdi, was entrusted with adorning the mosque of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺwith calligraphic inscriptions. The results of his work were among the finest examples of extolling prayers upon the Messenger.

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While many still find strength in God during trials, the result of our individual and collective trauma is increasingly the opposite – distance from God and a loss of hope. Amidst so much pain, where do we find comfort? 

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The Burdah of al-Būṣīrī is from among the most famous poems composed in honor of the Prophet Muḥammad ﷺ. In this introduction to a new series of commentaries on the Burda, Iyad Ammar sheds light on the life of Imam al-Busiri.

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Spiritual or religious? Shaykh Riad Saloojee joins the ImanWire podcast to discuss new-age spirituality, seeking mentorship, and the importance of spiritual companionship to reach our highest potential.

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Muslims are busy working on survival. We are dealing with internal strife, external stress, political and social upheaval and plain old fear. Most of our energy is concentrated in our own communities, our families and – when we have a minute or two – ourselves. We are exhausted. It is hard to even…

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In the current socio-political environment, we must consistently measure what our responses should be based upon our spiritual tradition, not what is politically in vogue among politicians, pundits and activists who are not rooted in our spiritual foundations. 

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Suzy Ismail joins the podcast to discuss on how to implement the Divine Names into our daily marital and family life. We also discuss her experience counseling, including her thoughts on addressing teenage suicide and the many complex issues facing teenagers today.

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