Shaykh Zahir

058 – Rejoice Not in Your Obedience

The Hikam

We had logistical challenges for this recording so we apologize for the compromised quality of the audio.  In this episode, Shaykh Zahir Bacchus covers the 58th aphorism of the Hikam: “Rejoice not in your obedience, because it came from you; but rejoice in it because it came to you from Allah. ‘Say: in the favour of Allah and His mercy, in that let them rejoice, it is better than what they amass'”

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.
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