Human Beings Before Buildings – The Prophetic Legacy – Shaykh Walead Mosaad

In this khutba, Shaykh Walead Mosaad explains how the message of the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessing be upon him) is for all times and places. The most important thing of one’s daily life is following the sunna. One of the main points of the sunna is to build great people. The prophetic message came […]

Islamic Spirituality Explained – 01 – Introduction to Sufism and 1st Aphorism of Ibn At’illah (rebroadcast)

In this podcast Shaykh Walead Mosaad begins by defining some of the various definitions for tasawwuf (Islamic spirituality), and how the work of Ibn At’illah, The Hikam (aphorisms) is a book of the Muslim umma.  The heart of tasawwuf is actualizing tawheed, monotheism. Each aphorism builds on the previous one. Shaykh Walead explains the first […]

Stations of the Wayfarers (Section 2: The Gateways) – 7: Summary + Q&A – Shaykh Walead Mosaad

Shaykh Walead Mosaad continues to look at the fruits of faith, covering Harawi’s Manazil al-Sa’irīn (Stations of the Wayfarers). In this session, he gives practical advice on how to deal with these stations and implement them in one’s life. He then gives a summary of the first few the seven gateways of spiritual wayfaring covered—grief, […]

Stations of the Wayfarers (Section 2: The Gateways) – 6: Renunciation & Scrupulousness- Shaykh Walead Mosaad

Shaykh Walead Mosaad continues to look at the fruits of faith, covering Harawi’s Manazil al-Sa’irīn (Stations of the Wayfarers). In this session, he covers the sixth and seventh gateways to wayfaring, renunciation (zuhd) and scrupulousness (waraʿ). Shaykh Walead explains on the meaning of renunciation and its three hierarchical levels listed in the text. They are: […]

Stations of the Wayfarers (Section 2: The Gateways) – 5: Submissive Humility – Shaykh Walead Mosaad

Shaykh Walead Mosaad continues looking at the fruits of faith, covering Harawi’s Manazil al-Sa’irīn (Stations of the Wayfarers). In this session, he looks at the fifth gateway to wayfaring, submissive humility (ikhbat; “the inception of security from reversal or hesitation”)—a beginning of the station of serenity, which he begins by exploring. Shaykh Walead explains the […]

Stations of the Wayfarers (Section 2: The Gateways) – 4: Reverence – Shaykh Walead Mosaad

Shaykh Walead Mosaad continues looking at the fruits of faith, covering Harawi’s Manazil al-Sa’irīn (Stations of the Wayfarers). In this session, he looks at the forth gateway of spiritual wayfaring, reverence. He starts by highlighting reverence in the three types of remembrance—Quran, ritual prayer, and glorification—before shedding light on the meaning of reverence itself. Shaykh […]

Stations of the Wayfarers (Section 2: The Gateways) – 3: Concern – Shaykh Walead Mosaad

Shaykh Walead Mosaad continues looking at the fruits of faith, covering Imam Abdullah al-Ansari al-Harawi’s Manazil al-Sa’irīn (Stations of the Wayfarers). In this lesson, he looks at the third gateway to spiritual wayfaring, concern (ishfaq), which, he says, resembles a combination between vigilance and compassion. Shaykh Walead looks at the three hierarchical levels of this […]

Stations of the Wayfarers (Section 2: The Gateways) – 2: Grief & Fear – Shaykh Walead Mosaad

Shaykh Walead Mosaad continues exploring the fruits of the branches of faith, covering Harawi’s Manazil al-Sa’irīn (Stations of the Wayfarers). He begins looking at the first two gateways of wayfaring mentioned in the text, grief and fear. He explores the three hierarchical levels of grief: (1) over negligence in devotion, alienation, and lost days, (2) […]

Stations of the Wayfarers (Section 2: The Gateways) – 1: Introduction – Shaykh Walead Mosaad

Shaykh Walead Mosaad begins covering the second section from Imam Harawi’s Manazil al-Sa’irīn (Stations of the Wayfarers). The second section is on the gateways that lead to the stations of the wayfarers. In this session, he introduces the path of wayfaring, where one rectifies one’s internal states which motivate one’s actions. This wayfaring is spiritual: […]

The Art of Prophetic Forgiveness – Shaykh Walead Mosaad

Shaykh Walead delves deep into what forgiveness is, why it is important and how to forgive. He highlights the need for forgiveness through examples from the life of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him). Checkout all of the SeekersHub podcasts by visiting http://seekershub.org/podcasts Help Seekershub build a Global Islamic Seminary and spread the […]