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.
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.
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?
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.
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…
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.
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.
Ramadan is a boot camp for the soul, and in the last ten nights we should continue to build a fortress to keep our soul safe with four essential building blocks, while also striving to forgive one another and bury old grudges.
As we seek the pleasure of our Creator during the month of Ramadan in which His compassion and forgiveness are magnified, let us strive to embody the qualities of compassion and mercy in ourselves when seeking Divine presence.
Gear up for Ramadan as Shaykh Mokhtar Maghraoui discusses inner dimensions of fasting to re-ignite your Ramadan and your spiritual life.