Shaykh Zahir

014 – Perception of Allah is light

The Hikam

In this episode, Shaykh Zahir Bacchus covers the 14th aphorism of the Hikam: All of the created univerness is in darkness and it is only ilumned by the perception of Allah.  Whoever sees the universe but does not see Him in it, with it, before it or after it is in need of light.  The suns of spiritial knowledges are concealed from the person by the clourds of material things”.

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 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.