Shaykh Zahir

083-084 – Withholding Can Also Be Bestowing

The Hikam

In this episode,  Shaykh Zahir Bacchus covers the 83rd and 84th aphorisms of the Hikam: “He often bestows to you thereby witholds and often witholds from you and thereby bestows” (#83) and “Whenever He opens up to you a way to understand being withheld from, being witheld from becomes itself a gift” (#84).

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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