107C -Our Whims are What Defeat Us

In this episode,  Shaykh Zahir Bacchus continues to cover the 107th aphorism of the Hikam with this episode also being an overview of how our spiritual approach should be : “It is not to be feared that the paths will confuse you, but only that whims will defeat you.” This podcast covers “The Hikam”,  considered a classical masterpiece in […]

107B -Our Whims are What Defeat Us

In this episode,  Shaykh Zahir Bacchus continues to cover the 107th aphorism of the Hikam: “It is not to be feared that the paths will confuse you, but only that whims will defeat you.” 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 […]

107A -Our Whims are What Defeat Us

In this episode,  Shaykh Zahir Bacchus covers the 107th aphorism of the Hikam: “It is not to be feared that the paths will confuse you, but only that whims will defeat you.” 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 book of spiritual aphorisms containing […]

106 – His Loving Kindness and His Ordianing Fate

In this episode,  Shaykh Zahir Bacchus covers the 106th aphorism of the Hikam: “Whoever thinks His loving kindness is ever separated from His ordaining fate, does so out of shortsightedness.” 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 book of spiritual aphorisms containing timeless and […]

105 – Appreciating Our Trails

In this episode,  Shaykh Zahir Bacchus covers the 105th aphorism of the Hikam: “Let the pain of tribulation be lightened for you by knowing that it is He Most Glorious who is making the trial of you; For Him from whom you are faced with the blows of fate is He who has accustomed you to His […]

104 – The Lights of Hearts and Inmost Souls Never Set

In this episode,  Shaykh Zahir Bacchus covers the 104th aphorism of the Hikam: “He has illumined outward appearances with the lights of His created vestiges; And illumined inmost hearts with the lights of His attributes. This is why the lights of created vestiges set at night, but the lights of hearts and inmost souls never set. And […]

103 – Only Finding Rest Through Allah

In this episode,  Shaykh Zahir Bacchus covers the 103rd aphorism of the Hikam: “The duress of the gnostic never departs, and he finds no rest in anything but Allah.” 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 book of spiritual aphorisms containing timeless and pure […]

102 – He Wants to Give You When He Makes You Ask

In this episode,  Shaykh Zahir Bacchus covers the 102nd aphorism of the Hikam: “Whenever He releases your tongue to ask, know that He wants to give to you.” 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 book of spiritual aphorisms containing timeless and pure spiritual […]

101 – When You Are Alienated From His Creation

In this episode,  Shaykh Zahir Bacchus covers the 101st aphorism of the Hikam: “Whenever He alienates you from His creatures, realize that He wants to open for you the door of intimacy 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 […]

100- Our Best Moment is the Realization of Our Neediness

In this episode,  Shaykh Zahir Bacchus covers the 100th aphorism of the Hikam: “Your best moment is that in which you see your neediness, and in which you are returned to your lowliness.” 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 book […]