Shaykh Zahir

005 – Blindness of Spiritual Insight

The Hikam

In this episode, Shaykh Zahir Bacchus covers the fifth aphorism of the Hikam  “Your striving for what is guaranteed to you and your neglect of what is sought of you is proof of blindness of you spiritual insight”.

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.