Are you pursuing happiness? How do we pursue it in the modern world? Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad discusses the meaning and pursuit of happiness in our lives. He eloquently describes the role of religion and specifically Islam in defining and pursuing happiness.
Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad, also known as Timothy John Winter, is one of the most influential and highly regarded Muslim scholars in the world today. He is Director of Studies (Theology and Religious Studies) at Wolfson College and Shaykh Zayed Lecturer in Islamic Studies at Cambridge University, United Kingdom. He is Dean of the Cambridge Muslim College, which trains imams for British mosques. He has translated a number of books from the Arabic, including several sections of Imam al-Ghazali’s Ihya’ Ulum al-Din. He is a frequent international speaker and writer and also a regular contributor to the prestigious BBC Radio 4’s prestigious Thought for the Day.
Resources on happiness:
- Joy at the Birth of the Prophet (Allah bless him and grant him peace)
- Revisiting “Meaning and Experience of Happiness in Islām
- The True Cause of All Happiness and Good is Turning to Allah
- Can Allah Feel Emotions Like Happiness and Sadness?
- Suffering and Divine Wisdom
- I Became Muslim and Am Now Lonely and Depressed. What Can I Do?
- Dealing With Depression Caused by Unemployment and Loneliness
- Imam Khalid Latif on “Losing Someone Close To You”