115 – Beholding Allah in Everything

In this episode,  Shaykh Zahir Bacchus covers the 115th aphorism of the Hikam  : “Devotees and ascetics are but alienated from everything because they are absent from Allah in everything. If they beheld Him in everything, they would not be alienated by anything.” This podcast covers “The Hikam”,  considered a classical masterpiece in spiritual literature – written by the […]

114 – What Will Allah Do With Us Today?

In this episode,  Shaykh Zahir Bacchus continues covering the 114th aphorism of the Hikam: “The unware considers in the morning what he will do. While the wise consider what Allah will do with him.” This podcast covers “The Hikam”,  considered a classical masterpiece in spiritual literature – written by the great spiritual master of 13th/14th century Ibn Ata’illah. The Hikam is a […]

113C: Being Prepared for Receiving Divine Help

In this episode,  Shaykh Zahir Bacchus continues covering the 113th aphorism of the Hikam (third of three parts) : “The coming of divine help is in the measure of one’s preparedness; And the dawning of illumination, of the purity of inmost souls.” This podcast covers “The Hikam”,  considered a classical masterpiece in spiritual literature – written by the great spiritual master […]

113B: Being Prepared for Receiving Divine Help

In this episode,  Shaykh Zahir Bacchus continues covering the 113th aphorism of the Hikam (second of three parts) : “The coming of divine help is in the measure of one’s preparedness; And the dawning of illumination, of the purity of inmost souls.” This podcast covers “The Hikam”,  considered a classical masterpiece in spiritual literature – written by the great spiritual master […]

113A: Being Prepared for Receiving Divine Help

In this episode,  Shaykh Zahir Bacchus starting covering the 113th aphorism of the Hikam (first of three parts) : “The coming of divine help is in the measure of one’s preparedness; And the dawning of illumination, of the purity of inmost souls.” This podcast covers “The Hikam”,  considered a classical masterpiece in spiritual literature – written by the great spiritual master […]

112- Valuing Regular Spiritual Works

In this episode,  Shaykh Zahir Bacchus covers the 112th aphorism of the Hikam: “No one disdains regular spiritual works except an utter fool. Their fruits of it are in Final Adobe, while works end with the end of this one; and the most fitting is to be concerned with is that which nothing else will ever follow. […]

111 -The Elect Can Also Have Shortcomings

In this episode,  Shaykh Zahir Bacchus covers the 111th aphorism of the Hikam: “Not everyone truly of the elect has yet been freed of shortcomings”.  We did not have our normal recording equipment due to technical challenges so apologize for lower sound quality then usual. This podcast covers “The Hikam”,  considered a classical masterpiece in spiritual literature – […]

110 – Being Thankful for Being Good Servants

In this episode,  Shaykh Zahir Bacchus covers the 110th aphorism of the Hikam: “Whenever He makes you obedient outwardly to His command and bestows you surrender inwardly to His irresistable power, He has shown you largesse beyond thanking” This podcast covers “The Hikam”,  considered a classical masterpiece in spiritual literature – written by the great spiritual master of 13th/14th century […]

109 -Taking Ourselves to Task

In this episode,  Shaykh Zahir Bacchus covers the 109th aphorism of the Hikam: “Take not your Lord to task that what seek is slow in coming; but take yourself to task that your manners are slow in coming.” This podcast covers “The Hikam”,  considered a classical masterpiece in spiritual literature – written by the great spiritual master of 13th/14th century […]

108 – Veiling of the Secret of Elect-hood

In this episode,  Shaykh Zahir Bacchus covers the 108th aphorism of the Hikam : “Glorious be to the one who has veiled the secret of electhood in the appearance of humanness, and who is manifest through the mightiness of Lordship in the very showing of one’s slavehood.” This podcast covers “The Hikam”,  considered a classical masterpiece in spiritual […]