The Divine is subtle in His many ways of warning us, even by the onset of greying hair. Wise is the one who heeds to their warning of a lifetime waning, and sees Allah's subtleness in every creation around them.
In this series of commentaries from the Burdah, Shaykh Mokhtar Maghraoui reflects on its spiritual lessons. The series begins with an introduction of Imam al-Busiri and couplet 11.
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.
It is not only the famous Companions who are gifted an elevated status. There were many hidden ones, some whose stories have come to us, and some, undoubtedly, whom we will never know. And, to this day there are people amongst us who are beloved to God but who live in obscurity.
Dawud Walid, author of "Towards Sacred Activism", and Ieasha Prime return to the ImanWire podcast to discuss the obligation of enjoining justice, engagement in activism from an Islamic perspective, and the role of anger in social justice work.
When we become more self-sufficient and rely solely on God, the natural consequences are that we free ourselves from needing other people, which means we have less expectations of them and thus suffer fewer disappointments.
In this episode of the ImanWire podcast, we reflect on the early education of Fatih Sultan Mehmet, the conqueror of Constantinople, and Idris II of Morocco and how this history can teach us about investing in the next generation and cultivating spiritually grounded communities today.
In this session, Shaykh Mokhtar Maghraoui discusses the spiritual significance of the mosque and how to carry its spirit within our hearts.
The Mastery series looks at the lives of people that have reached the highest levels of proficiency in their respective fields. In this episode, we visit Osman Doruk, one of the few remaining book binders, with a behind the scenes look at his ancient craft.
Ashura is the date of two important events in Islamic history: the freeing of the Bani Israel from the oppression of the Pharaoh, and the martyrdom of Imam Hussain. Both of these stories give Muslims lessons in how to fight oppression, while simultaneously basing our activism against oppression on…