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  • The Quran Translation

    30 items

    Tranlsated by M. A . S. Abdel Haleem
    Presented by Safina Society

    1 Fatiha, The Opener
    2 Baqara, The Cow starts at 00:57 (up to verse one-hundred forty-one)

    Translation used: https://www.safinasociety.org/quran

  • The Spiritual Significance of Ertugrul & Ibn Arabi

    In this episode, Dr Reza Shah-Kazemi explores the symbolic imagery and spiritual significance of Ertuġrul and Ibn Arabi in the Turkish television series Resurrection: Ertuġrul, feeling into why it has touched the hearts of so many young Muslims all over the world. A commentary that considers how ...

  • Mind the (generational) Gap

    In this episode, British Muslims Amal and Zara discuss their experience of growing up in the UK to parents who immigrated from Somalia and Pakistan. Listen in to hear stories of culture clashes and what they are learning about immigrant parent-child relationships now being in their 30s!

  • In Conversation with Peter Gould

    Peter Gould is a celebrated designer, creative entrepreneur and artist. His innovative, award-winning work is highly sought after globally and it has touched millions with positive, inspirational creative projects.

    He has won several awards, launched his own apps & games, created popular online ...

  • Raising Teens

    The teenage years are a crucial time for kids. It’s a time for independence, curiosity, self-awareness, and conflict. Parents with teens often find themselves having to navigate this new developmental milestone – with some rebellion. But teenagers are going through a world that can seem chaotic ...

  • The Power of Dua

    Why are things the way they are? Why are some people more successful than others? Perhaps we have more to do with the equation than we think. Allah says in a Hadith Quidsi: “I am in the opinion of My slave. If he thinks good, that is what he will find. If he thinks bad, that is what he will find”...

  • Cats, UFOs, Jinn and Time Travel

    The Shaykh It Show is a relaxed podcast that covers the lighter things in life, from news to popular culture, and sometimes the bigger questions. In this episode the guys discuss cats, jinns and aliens, time travel, Marvel's Loki and shows/films they have been watching.

    You can find Shaykh It on...

  • Muslim Dad Syndrome

    Becoming a father is straight forward. Being a dad is not. Add to the mix the desire to bring up your children as Muslims at a time when Islam is under the spotlight doesn't lighten the load. In this episode I talk about my experience of becoming a father and my sometimes painful transition to em...

  • Be Careful What You Listen to and Watch

    The global online pornography industry is currently estimated to be nearly $40 billion and growing. Its pervasive nature remains a key destructive force in both the spirit of the individual and society. In the third part of our series on the nafs, Shaykh Hamza explains the profound impact our hab...

  • Knowing God is Like Knowing Your Neighbour

    We moderns are often a huge bundle of contradictions; and we Muslims are no exception. So while many of us are keen to know about God’s laws, or know how best to work for the rights of those of God’s servants who face political injustice or persecution, it appears that too few of us seem keen to ...

  • Stories for Children - Conflict Resolution

    Prince Abdullah takes an important step, as taught from our Sunnah, and addresses the anger in a situation at the royal palace. Here's a story about addressing anger so that we can get that out of the way in order to solve our disagreements! Conflict Resolution is a fancy vocabulary word that ju...

  • Islam and Mental Health

    My guest this week has been working in the field of mental health for over twenty years. Dr Imran Waheed is a consultant psychiatrist, and answers the questions: What is mental illness and why is it on the increase? How does Islam help us to deal with our mental health and build resilience to dea...

  • Paradigms of Leadership - William Wiliamson

    In learning the qualities of William Williamson, we see that Islam works well as a religion for free-spirited people; for those who were more comfortable with nature than with cities, those who were not afraid of discomfort or death but valued the qualitative intensity of traditional human life o...

  • Cultivating the Life Skill of Writing

    The mere act of writing for one’s self tends to reveal the fact that each one of us contains multitudes. When we write in our diaries or journals, we employ rhetorical devices even though our audience is within us. Scott Crider and Sarah Barnette—both are teachers and scholars committed to the cr...

  • Making Sense of Islam

    The Prophet of Islam stood for coexistence. We have lost sight of this fact, and therefore re-examining the life of Prophet Muhammad to see how he coexisted with every aspect of society is not only important but highly relevant. Hopefully, this series will do just that.

    This is part 1, you can a...

  • Climate Change

    In this podcast, we're talking about climate change, its impacts so far and some thoughts of how and why we need to change to look after the Earth.

    Kasim & Yasin - The Ark of Thoughts Podcast

  • The Devil Wears Zara

    Iman Masmoudi joins the Qarawiyyin Podcast for a conversation on ethical fashion, production, and consumption. We discuss our role in the global capitalist economy, addressing the gruesome realities of exploitative labor and environmental degradation. As the havoc wreaked by capitalism becomes mo...

  • Two Gods Film Documentary

    Filmmakers Zeshawn and Aman Ali join us on Diffused Congruence to discuss their new documentary, Two Gods. It’s a deep dive into the film’s rich imagery, themes, cinematography, genesis of the project and the struggle to bring it to fruition.

    ABOUT THE DOCUMENTARY

    An intimate documentary about...

  • Imanophobia and the Adoption of Aesthetic Sensibility

    As Muslims have become increasingly integrated into social justice movements and the entertainment industry, many prominent figures are taking actions that align with the dominant ideology in these spheres. Despite their apparent unrelatedness, a common theme runs through Muslim hijabi Instagram ...

  • Is Islam Too Difficult?

    Have you ever felt it was difficult to follow Islamic practices?

    Learning about Islam is a necessary part of every Muslim’s faith journey, but sometimes, we come across rules and recommendations that may feel confusing or overwhelming. We might feel like our day-to-day experiences in the West cl...