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.MORE INFO
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.
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.
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.