Episode 4
September 23, 2022

04 – Prophetic Habits – Fasting – Shaykh Irshaad Sedick

How does fasting (a physical act) lead to Taqwa (a spiritual act)? Shaykh Irshaad Sedick beautifully explains that in addition to being in a heightened spiritual state, fasting curbs physical and lower desires (nafs). He explores some worldly benefits of fasting, how Sacred Law fasting differs from Intermittent Fasting, and how to gain the benefits of both. This episode provides valuable tips on why and how to start this beautiful Prophetic practice. Catch up on previous episodes here. For more SeekersGuidance podcast shows, visit https://seekersguidance.org/podcasts/. Help SeekersGuidance reach millions worldwide through reliable knowledge and guidance from qualified scholars, completely free: become a monthly supporter – www.seekersguidance.org/donate.

Episode 3
September 18, 2022

03 – Prophetic Habits – Eating Less, Better, and in the State of Dhikr – Shaykh Irshaad Sedick

What are the Prophetic habits of eating? Shaykh Irshaad Sedick details three qualities of the nutritional habits of Allah's Messenger (peace and blessings be upon him): 1) eating less and what it means, 2) eating better - more wholesome foods, and 3) in a state of remembrance of God (dhikr). He explains that, in addition to the physical and emotional benefits, connecting to these Prophetic habits can lead to a state of mindfulness of God, drawing us closer to Him and Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him). Catch up on previous episodes here. For more SeekersGuidance podcast shows, visit https://seekersguidance.org/podcasts/. Help SeekersGuidance reach millions worldwide through reliable knowledge and guidance from qualified scholars, completely free: become a monthly supporter – www.seekersguidance.org/donate.

Episode 2
September 11, 2022

02 – Prophetic Habits – Istiqama, and the Prophetic Trifecta of Habits – Shaykh Irshaad Sedick

What is istiqama, and how do we attain this Prophetic habit? Shaykh Irshaad Sedick explains that while istiqama is often translated as "consistency," it may not be the best understanding of the Prophetic habit. He dives into the three-step approach, the Prophetic Trifecta of Habits: Intentions, Consistency, and Connection (using the name of Allah), and how to practically implement this in dunya and akhirah decisions. Catch up on previous episodes here. For more SeekersGuidance podcast shows, visit https://seekersguidance.org/podcasts/. Help SeekersGuidance reach millions worldwide through reliable knowledge and guidance from qualified scholars, completely free: become a monthly supporter – www.seekersguidance.org/donate.

Episode 1
September 1, 2022

01 – Prophetic Habits – Introduction and Intentions – – Shaykh Irshaad Sedick

In this first episode of the brand-new podcast series, Shaykh Irshaad Sedick explains the importance of habits in Islam. He looks to our ultimate role model, Prophet Muhammad's (peace and blessings be upon him) daily habits, and explains the importance of sincerity in intentions. For more SeekersGuidance podcast shows, visit seekersguidance.org/podcast