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The blessed month of Ramadan is a time of deep introspection and reflection and an opportunity to seek proximity to God. Muslims fast from before dawn until sunset, abstaining from food and drink in an effort to demonstrate absolute submission to God. The month of Ramadan is also an opportunity to spend time in acts of worship and obedience, as well as charity and engaging with ones' family and community. In this podcast, Sheikh Faiyaz Jaffer will share nightly Ramadan reflections and spiritual tips in order that we can maximize the blessed days and nights and purify our hearts and souls with wise words of advice.

The blessed month of Ramadan is a time of deep introspection and reflection and an opportunity to seek proximity to God. Muslims fast from before dawn until sunset, abstaining from food and drink in an effort to demonstrate absolute submission to God. The month of Ramadan is also an opportunity to spend time in acts of worship and obedience, as well as charity and engaging with ones' family and community. In this podcast, Sheikh Faiyaz Jaffer will share nightly Ramadan reflections and spiritual tips in order that we can maximize the blessed days and nights and purify our hearts and souls with wise words of advice.
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The blessed month of Ramadan is a time of deep introspection and reflection and an opportunity to seek proximity to God. Muslims fast from before dawn until sunset, abstaining from food and drink in an effort to demonstrate absolute submission to God. The month of Ramadan is also an opportunity to spend time in acts of worship and obedience, as well as charity and engaging with ones' family and community. In this podcast, Sheikh Faiyaz Jaffer will share nightly Ramadan reflections and spiritual tips in order that we can maximize the blessed days and nights and purify our hearts and souls with wise words of advice.

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Episodes

Muharram Majlis 11: The Hadith of Unwan al-Basri

9/24/2018
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The Hadith of Unwan al-Basri | Night of Muharram 12, 1440 | September 21, 2018

Duration:01:08:36

Muharram Majlis 10: The Humanity of Karbala

9/24/2018
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The Humanity of Karbala | Sheikh Faiyaz Jaffer | Muharram 10, 1440 | September 19, 2018

Duration:01:06:43

Muharram Majlis 9: In God's Remembrance

9/19/2018
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In God’s Remembrance | Sheikh Faiyaz Jaffer | Muharram 9, 2018 | September 18, 2018

Duration:01:10:08

Muharram Majlis 8: Life After Death

9/18/2018
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Life After Death | Sheikh Faiyaz Jaffer | Muharram 8, 1440 | September 17, 2018

Duration:01:08:19

Muharram Majlis 7: Supporting the Oppressed

9/17/2018
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Supporting The Oppressed | Sheikh Faiyaz Jaffer | Muharram 7, 1440 | September 16, 2018

Duration:00:59:17

Muharram Majlis 6: Realizing Your Potential

9/16/2018
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Realizing Your Potential | Sheikh Faiyaz Jaffer | Muharram 6, 1440 | September 15, 2018

Duration:00:23:39

Muharram Majlis 5: Keeping Good Company

9/15/2018
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Keeping Good Company | Sheikh Faiyaz Jaffer | Muharram 5, 1440 | September 14, 2018

Duration:01:00:27

Muharram Majlis 4: Softening the Heart

9/13/2018
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Softening the Heart | Sheikh Faiyaz Jaffer | Muharram 4, 1440 | September 13, 2018

Duration:01:06:07

Muharram Majlis 3: Islamic Perspectives on Loneliness

9/13/2018
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Islamic Perspectives on Loneliness | Sheikh Faiyaz Jaffer | Muharram 3, 1440 | September 12, 2018

Duration:00:59:08

Muharram Majlis 2: A Preview Into Paradise

9/12/2018
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A Preview into Paradise | Sheikh Faiyaz Jaffer | Muharram 2, 1440 | please note the recording is in low quality unfortunately

Duration:01:00:21

Muharram Majlis 1: Symbolism & Faith

9/11/2018
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Muharram Majlis 1 with Sheikh Faiyaz discussing Symbolism & Faith in 3 dimensions 1- What Does Symbolism in Faith Mean? 2- How are Muharram Symbols and Rituals Evident Relevant? 3- What is Symbolism for Imam Hussain Supposed to Yield?

Duration:00:56:31

Ten Days of Revival

8/13/2018
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In this episode, Sheikh Faiyaz offers some inspiration in regards to the first 10 nights of the month of Dhul Hajja and what we can due to maximize the opportunity.

Duration:00:10:22

Nightly Ramadan Reflections 29: Last Thoughts

6/13/2018
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Some final thoughts and reflections before the conclusion of the Holy Month. If you enjoyed these episodes please share with your friends and family and be on the lookout for more in the future.

Duration:00:15:01

Nightly Ramadan Reflections 28: Moving Forward

6/12/2018
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With the month of Ramadan concluding, just a few thoughts to keep our minds and hearts prepared to seek God moving forward.

Duration:00:10:05

Nightly Ramadan Reflections 27: To Love or to Fear? (Part III)

6/11/2018
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Part III People of faith have long reflected in terms of how to approach their understanding of God--how can we reconcile love of God and fear of God? How do we understand Him to be the Most-Compassionate but also the All-Just?

Duration:00:13:13

Nightly Ramadan Reflections 26: To Love or to Fear? (Part II)

6/10/2018
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Part II People of faith have long reflected in terms of how to approach their understanding of God--how can we reconcile love of God and fear of God? How do we understand Him to be the Most-Compassionate but also the All-Just?

Duration:00:13:42

Nightly Ramadan Reflections 25: To Love or to Fear?

6/9/2018
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People of faith have long reflected in terms of how to approach their understanding of God--how can we reconcile love of God and fear of God? How do we understand Him to be the Most-Compassionate but also the All-Just?

Duration:00:14:52

Nightly Ramadan Reflections 24: The Night Prayer

6/8/2018
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True love can only be understood when someone recognizes their Creator. In a hadith from Imam Hassan al-Askari, he tell us, "God cannot be reached unless by riding the night." During the remainder of this blessed month, its important to spend some moments of our night in dedication and love of God.

Duration:00:13:16

Nightly Ramadan Reflections 23: All-Encompassing Mercy

6/7/2018
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Amongst the dominant themes within Islamic tradition is God's all- encompassing mercy and compassion. We begin every act by invoking that same mercy and compassion and during the Holy Month of Ramadan we spend more time in reflection of these qualities. Specifically in the last of these most beautiful nights, its vital to recognize just how vast God's mercy is so we put more of an effort in seeking it.

Duration:00:16:35

Nightly Ramadan Reflections 22: Preparing for the Night of Qadr

6/6/2018
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The night of Qadr as mentioned in chapter 97 of the Holy Qur'an is the most important night of worship and seeking closeness to God. Not only is it the night that the Book of God was revealed to the Prophet (s) but it is also an opportunity to be diligent in our devotion and love to God for He has given us this night as a chance to walk into His paradise.

Duration:00:15:16