Shaykh Zahir

056 – Light is the Army of the Heart

The Hikam

In this episode, Shaykh Zahir Bacchus covers the 56th aphorism of the Hikam: “Light is the army of the heart, just as darkness is army of the self.  So when Allah wills to help His servant triumph, He succours him with armies of light, and cuts off the aid of darknesses and any besides Him”

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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