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Muslim Superheroes Ep10: Aksemseddin

The conquest of Constantinople was done by the Sultan Mehmed II. But who was his mentor and spiritual guide? We learn the story of Akshamsaddin, an Ottoman scholar who would give advice enveloped in prophetic character, which helped conquer the hearts of the people.

17 August 2022
If You Don’t Practice Your Knowledge - Shaykh Mokhtar Maghraoui

Shaykh Mokhtar Maghraoui talks about how simply knowing something is not rewardable, rather acting upon it is rewardable. He connects 'ilm (knowledge) and 'aml (action).

17 August 2022
Not Feeling It | Imanwire Selects

When we don't "feel" the spiritual elation we expect or crave in acts of worship, should we leave it? Dr. Mohamed Ghilan and Muhammad Saleem discuss how we need a teacher to help us balance fostering a spiritual connection.

8 August 2022
The Guarantee of Tranquility - Shaykh Mokhtar Maghraoui

Tranquility is a guarantee from Allah (SWT) for a certain group of people, and Shaykh Mokhtar Maghraoui shares with us how to acquire it.

3 August 2022
Racism: Imanwire Selects

How can you put yourself in a position of humility and service at the feet of a person or community you have racism against? Sidi Moutasem Atiya speaks with Sidi Mustafa Davis on the importance of finding the root cause of the disease of racism.

3 August 2022
Choosing Your Companions & Teachers - Shaykh Mokhtar Maghraoui

We are told to be with people whose orientation is the Divine. They should be very spiritually intelligent. Shaykh Mokhtar Maghraoui shares the identifiers when attaching ourselves to companionship and teachers.

26 July 2022
The Hawa of Shaytan - Shaykh Mokhtar Maghraoui

Shaykh Mokhtar Maghraoui distinguishes how Satan used hawa (the intellectual, philosophical, and ideological drive that motivates our desires) and how Adam (AS) used shahwa (desire for the sensual, base, physical desires of our nafs) before committing a disobedience, and we ourselves are susceptible to it.

26 July 2022
Adab in War Zones: Imanwire Selects

When we see hateful comments from Muslims on social media, how do we respond? When we disagree with someone, what is the prophetic etiquette in responding? Mohamed Ghilan, Zaynab Ansari, and Dawud Walid assess and share reflections and advice.

19 July 2022
In the World, Not For the World - Shaykh Mokhtar Maghraoui

What does it mean to live in the world, but for the other world? Shaykh Mokhtar describes the word "zeena'" in relation to the superficial glamours of this world.

5 July 2022
Sacred Activism: Imanwire Selects

How do you find the right leaders when practicing activism? What does it mean to have a sound (usul) epistemology, as well as having a pulse on what's happening on the ground, especially in the context of reaching out to Black American Muslim leaders?

29 June 2022
The Ottoman Sufi: Imanwire Selects

Professor Suleyman Derin, with a background in the field of Sufism, Sufi tafasir, Sufi psychology and orientalist studies on Sufism, discusses the myths and misconceptions of what Sufism is, what it has become, and what it means to the culture of the Turks and those who follow it.

22 June 2022
West Meets East | Imanwire Selects

Worlds collide on this special 50th episode of the podcast, as the US and Istanbul teams come together to discuss studying abroad, cultural identity, and the role of community in developing spiritually.

14 June 2022
Losing the Love Handles: Combining Physical & Spiritual Fitness | Imanwire Selects

We might appreciate the benefits of physical fitness, but are there spiritual benefits to exercise as well? In this episode, we discuss not only how to find time and implement a successful exercise program but how exercise can teach us invaluable lessons critical to being spiritually healthy.Exploring the strong connections between physical and spiritual fitness, Moutasem Atiya, Mohammed Saleem & special guest Dr. Saleem Farooqui, a physician and competitive cyclist, reflect on how exercise can enhance our own spiritual path to God.