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EP 077: Shadowplay | Dr. Mohamed Ghilan

He's back. Mahin, SIM and Sh. Amir talk to Dr. Ghilan about the effects of Philosophy in the modern psyche. We talk about Postmodernism, Existentialism, Stoicism, and Spiritual Development. As well as comparing approaches to the tradition between the present and the past. Dr. Ghilan is a neuroscientist, Islamic lecturer, YouTuber, and Podcaster. =============================== AndalusOnline.org - Join the Andalus Book Club! Search for "Mohamed Ghilan" in iTunes and subscribe to his...

Duration: 01:55:58

Love Buzz | Nura Maznavi

On this episode, the tables are turned when our guest, Nura Maznavi, co-editor of Love, InshAllah and Salaam, Love, interviews Mahin and SIM with their wives about their own love stories, for an interesting conversation. Nura Maznavi is a civil rights attorney, writer, and Fulbright scholar and the co-editor of the nonfiction anthologies Love, InshAllah: The Secret Love Lives of American Muslim Women and Salaam, Love: American Muslim Men on Love, Sex, and...

Duration: 02:19:09

...and Social Justice for All? | Dawud Walid

We talk to Dawud Walid about Social Justice, Activism and Black Lives Matter. Dawud Walid is currently the Executive Director of the Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI), which is a chapter of America’s largest advocacy and civil liberties organization for American Muslims and is a member of the Michigan Muslim Community Council (MMCC) Imams Committee. He is also a co-author of the book, “Centering Black...

Duration: 01:11:32

Tha Dogg Pound Roundtable

No guests this episode, just the gang talking to Shaykh Amir about Mona Haydar's new song entitled 'Dog'. This episode features themes intended for mature audiences. Do not message us telling us how we embarrassed you in front of your child. ========================================= E-mail us your comments, feedback and questions at: TheMadMamluks@gmail.com Follow us on Twitter: @TheMadMamluks Like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/themadmamluks View pictures of our guests and studio...

Duration: 01:45:44

Poison was the Cure: CVE and PREVENT | Ahmed Shaikh

Mahin, SIM and Mort talk to Ahmed Shaikh about the CVE and PREVENT government programs that are being instated in the western world. Ahmed Shaikh is an Estate Lawyer, ISNA Board Member and a writer for MuslimMatters. ahmedshaikh.com Twitter: @bornshaikh ========================================= E-mail us your comments, feedback and questions at: TheMadMamluks@gmail.com Follow us on Twitter: @TheMadMamluks Like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/themadmamluks View pictures of our...

Duration: 01:13:02

Amongst the Madrassas of Alim-Ka | Abdul Rahman Chao

Mahin, SIM and Sh. Amir talk to Sh. Chao about his childhood experiences in a traditional Indo-Pak madrassa. Shaykh Chao is a Houston based speaker and a Halal Chinese food enthusiast. Master of Theological Studies - Christian Studies, Literary Theology, Islamic Studies 2011 Vanderbilt University Bachelors of Arts - Theology & Missiology (Da'wa wa Usūl al-Dīn) 2006 University of Medina Facebook: facebook.com/abulrahmanchao Snapchat - archaonet Twitter - abdulrahmanchao Website -...

Duration: 02:02:41

SSSS - You Are Not Cleared for Takeoff | KAYEM

Mahin, Mort and Moga talk to hip hop artist Kayem (the artist formerly known as Khalid M.) about being on the no-fly list, the Libyan revolution, life as a Muslim Hip Hop artist. Make sure to listen to his song "Can't take our freedom" at the end of this episode! Son of a Libyan revolutionary, Kayem is a Chicago-based hip-hop artist who was born into the struggle. His father was a political prisoner who helped form a pro-democracy movement after escaping prison. Kayem’s first trip to...

Duration: 02:03:57

Social Intrapreneurship| Heba Ansari

Mahin, Summer and Sh. Amir talk to Heba Ansari about Social Entrepreneurship. Heba works at a global strategy firm and World Economic Forum Global Shaper. TEDx describes her as someone who's "passion lies in using the intersection of the private and public sector to solve our world's biggest problems." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WNRNa2J-L-c

Duration: 00:55:51

The First American Jihadi | Ismail Royer

Fresh out of a 14-year prison stint, Ismail Royer reveals everything that happened from his endeavors in the Bosnian war, Pakistani training camps, incarcerated life, how he spends his days now fighting extremism/terrorism. Website: https://agoodtree.net/ Twitter: @_IsmailRoyer =============================================== E-mail us your comments, feedback and questions at: TheMadMamluks@gmail.com Follow us on Twitter: @TheMadMamluks Like us on Facebook:...

Duration: 02:40:55

The Backpacking Scholar | Mustafa Umar

Mahin, SIM and Shayk Amir talk to Mustafa Umar of the Islamic Institute of Orange County. ========================================= Shaykh Mustafa Umar was born and raised in Orange County, California. He completed his Bachelors in Information and Computer Science from the University of California Irvine while studying Arabic and getting a taste of the various Islamic sciences through personal study and by attending local intensive Islamic classes. His thirst for knowledge led him to...

Duration: 00:34:52

Islam by Touch | Nadir Thabatah

Nadir is the co-founder and president of Islam By Touch. Islam By Touch is the first Muslim organization in North America dedicated to the blind community. Nadir and his wife and co-founder, Yadira Thabatah, produce the English meanings of the Quran and distribute them free of charge. You can fund a Qur'an for the legally blind for $250.00 Learn more and help support us by visiting islambytouch.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Islambytouch Twitter: @IslamByTouch

Duration: 02:19:27

The Quality of Erudition | Bilal Ali Ansari

Mahin, SIM and Sh. Amir talk to Maulana Bilal Ali Ansari. Mawlana Bilal has ijāzahs in hadith from the most senior generation of hadith masters in Pakistan, namely Mawlana ʿAbd al-Halīm al-Nuʿmānī, Mawlana Salīm Allāh Khān, Mawlana Sarfarāz Khān Ṣafdar, Mawlana ʿAbd al-Ḥamīḍ al-Sawātī, and Mawlana Khān Muḥammad — students of Shaykh al-Islam Ḥusayn Aḥmad al-Madanī and Mawlana Fakhr al-Ḥasan al-Murādabādī (may Allah have mercy on them). He has since continued his studies in various fields,...

Duration: 01:32:15

The Black Muslims | Omar Muhammad

Mahin, SIM and Mort talk to the Khateeb of Masjid al Faatir, Omar Muhammad. Masjid Al-Faatir was founded by the late Muhammad Ali and Jabir Herbert Muhammad (may Allah preserve them). Khateeb Omar is the grandson of Elijah Muhammad and the nephew of Warith Deen Muhammad. We start the discussion off with the beginnings of the Nation of Islam and the Black Sunni Muslims of America. Later, we discuss the current socio-political climate of Black Muslims, Black Lives Matter movement and how...

Duration: 01:22:47

Activism for Truth and Justice | Omar Suleiman

Mahin, SIM and Sh. Amir talk to Imam Omar Suleiman about his childhood in Louisiana, activism and the Dallas-Fort Worth shootings. Imam Omar Suleiman is the President of the Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research and a professor of Islamic Studies at Southern Methodist University. He’s also the resident scholar of the Valley Ranch Islamic Center, and Co-Chair of Faith Forward Dallas at Thanks-Giving Square, a multi-faith alliance for peace and justice.

Duration: 00:58:51

Of Hijab, Feminism and Rape Culture | Daniel Haqiqatjou

Mahin, SIM and Summer talk to Daniel Haqiqatjou about the Dad and Hijabi daughter viral photo, an intro to feminism, and rape culture epidemic. Daniel Haqiqatjou was born in Houston, Texas. He attended Harvard University where he majored in Physics and minored in Philosophy. He completed a Masters degree in Philosophy at Tufts University. Haqiqatjou also studies traditional Islamic sciences part-time. He writes and lectures on contemporary issues surrounding Muslims and Modernity and is...

Duration: 01:22:14

Showdown: Mamluks vs Mongols | Asim Ahmed

Mahin, SIM and Mort talk to Asim Ahmed about life as a pilot for a major airline and a brief history of the Mamluks and the Mongols. ========================= Heroic Hearts 5K for Chicagoland residents https://runsignup.com/Race/IL/Wheaton/HeroicHearts5K Saturday, May 13 at 9:30 AM - 11:15 AM GOAL In war-ravaged countries, everyday thousands more children are left to face starvation, homelessness, disruption of schooling and must live under constant threat of attack without the...

Duration: 01:12:55

From the Cosmos to the Quantum | Mufti Abu Layth Al Maliki

Mahin, SIM and Sh. Amir talk to Birmingham's finest, Mufti Abu Layth Al-Maliki. We talk about the Mamluks, liberal interpretation of Islam and the nature of discourse with Atheism and the scientific community. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mufti.abulayth Twitter: https://twitter.com/muftiabulayth Email: mufti.abulayth@gmail.com Snapchat: malm2014 =================================================== E-mail us your comments, feedback and questions at...

Duration: 02:08:32

MIST Chicago | Ziyad Dadabhoy

Mahin, SIM and Mort talk to Ziyad Dadabhoy. Ziyad is a board member of the MIST Chicago Chapter. The Muslim Inter-Scholastic Tournament (MIST) is a unique program designed for today’s American youth. It is famous for being a fun, educational, interactive program of competitions and workshops geared towards bringing high school students together from around the nation to develop leadership, communication, and other creative skills, all while gaining a deeper understanding of Islam and...

Duration: 01:20:17

Syria: Dead Men of The Levant | Muhammed Shirazi

Mahin, SIM and Omer Zaman talk to Muhammed Shirazi of Islamic Oasis. Shirazi recently returned home from the borders of Idlib, Syria. He shares with us harrowing stories, responds to Russian news allegations and calls us out. Islamic Oasis is a charity and refugee center that works to provide the refugee community with aid and religious education. Please donate to Islamic Oasis by visiting their website below: Islamic Oasis 6243 N Western Ave Chicago, IL...

Duration: 01:28:03

Islamically Integrated Psychotherapy | Hooman Keshavarzi

Mahin, SIM and Sh. Amir talk to Hooman Keshavarzi about Islamic psychotherapy. Hooman serves as the Executive Director of Khalil Center. Khalil Center is a social and spiritual community wellness center designed to address the widespread prevalence of social, psychological, familial, relational and spiritual issues of communities. Khalil Center has locations in the Bay Area and Chicagoland. Khalil Center is a project of the Zakat Foundation. Annual Banquet Dinner: Speakers: Zaid Shakir,...

Duration: 01:24:15

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