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…
In addition to learning about the merits of al-Husayn, it would benefit us more to learn lessons from his martyrdom in hopes that Allah may grant us greater spiritual insight and moral clarity.
The Ahl-ul-Bayt, the family of the Prophet, have been often marginalized or misunderstood and many are unaware of their spiritual virtues and even their racial heritage. Dawud Walid and Hassan Lachheb join the podcast to discuss whitewashing Ahl-ul-Bayt and being honest with our…
God’s Messenger (God bless him and give him peace) said: ‘O God, I love him and I love anyone who loves him three times!’”
Travel expands our minds, our experiences, our connections, and can be spiritually transformative and inspiring. The Qur'an encourages us to travel and reflect deeply on creation, and to ponder on the fate of those who came before us.
Although we have not had the opportunity to meet our Prophet ﷺ face to face, there is consolation in the traces that have been left to us. In this, and in everything, we have been blessed beyond measure.