Shaykh Zahir

104 – The Lights of Hearts and Inmost Souls Never Set

The Hikam

In this episode,  Shaykh Zahir Bacchus covers the 104th aphorism of the Hikam“He has illumined outward appearances with the lights of His created vestiges; And illumined inmost hearts with the lights of His attributes. This is why the lights of created vestiges set at night, but the lights of hearts and inmost souls never set. And why it has been said: ‘The daytime sun goes down at night, But the sun of gnostic hearts never goes down.’ “

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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