Shaykh Zahir

002 – Taking Worldly Means

The Hikam

In this episode, Shaykh Zahir Bacchus covers the second aphorism of the Hikam “Your wanting to leave worldly means while Allah is keeping you in those worldly means is from a hidden desire. Your wanting to take means of this world, while has placed you away from it is a fall from high aspirations“.

This podcast covers “The Hikam”,  considered a classical masterpiece in spiritual literature – written and was 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 wisdom.

Shaykh Zahir is the Co-Founder and Executive Director at Lote Tree Foundation. He also serves was the Imam at the Jamiat-ul-Ansar Masjid in Brampton, Ontario, Canada.