Ep. 66: Islamic Holidays #11: Hajj Season
Ep. 66: Islamic Holidays #11: Hajj Season

PODCAST Making sense of islam with tarek Elgawhary Listen Today on Episode 66: Islamic Holidays #11: Hajj Season The Hajj pilgrimage is the largest communal devotional act Muslims preform. While it is the trip of a lifetime, the blessings surrounding it are not limited to those on the actual pilgrimage. This episodes highlights the importance

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Ep 62: Islamic Holidays #10: Eid al-Fitr
Ep 62: Islamic Holidays #10: Eid al-Fitr

PODCAST Making sense of islam with tarek Elgawhary Listen Today on Eid al-Fitr is the culmination of the massive achievement of Ramadan. In this episode I offer some points on how to really make the most of this special day. Enjoy! Ep. 88: Dr. Walead Mohammed Mosaad Ep. 87: Not having a beard or hijab

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Ep. 61: Islamic Holidays #9: The Night of Power
Ep. 61: Islamic Holidays #9: The Night of Power

PODCAST Making sense of islam with tarek Elgawhary Listen Today on The Night of Power (Laylat al-Qadr) is the peak of Ramadan and a tremendous opportunity for us to not only turn to God with sincere devotion and repentance, but to begin a new chapter in our lives. However, while we are used to hearing

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Ep. 60: Islamic Holidays #8: The Battle of Badr
Ep. 60: Islamic Holidays #8: The Battle of Badr

PODCAST Making sense of islam with tarek Elgawhary Listen Today on The Battle of Badr is the most important and decisive battle from the life of the Prophet (God bless him and give him peace). It occurred shortly after the Prophet migrated to Madina from Mecca and took place during the first Ramadan fasted by

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Ep. 59: Islamic Holidays #7: Ramadan
Ep. 59: Islamic Holidays #7: Ramadan

PODCAST Making sense of islam with tarek Elgawhary Listen Today on Episode 59: Islamic Holidays #7: Ramadan Ramadan is the peak of the Islamic calendar. It is the greatest opportunity we have to reset our spiritual system. While we let the body feast throughout the year, Ramadan is the greatest opportunity to let the soul

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Ep. 53: Islamic Holidays# 5: Rajab
Ep. 53: Islamic Holidays# 5: Rajab

PODCAST Making sense of islam with tarek Elgawhary Listen Today on Episode 53: Islamic Holidays# 5: Rajab Rajab is the 7th Islamic month and marks the countdown for Ramadan. It’s also one of the four sacred months in Islam, and the month during which we commemorate the Prophet’s Night Journey (Isrā’) and Ascension (M’irāj). Lots

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Ep. 41: Islamic Holidays #4: The Birth of the Prophet
Ep. 41: Islamic Holidays #4: The Birth of the Prophet

PODCAST Making sense of islam with tarek Elgawhary Listen Today on Episode 41: Islamic Holidays #4: The Birth of the Prophet Celebrating the birth of our beloved Prophet ﷺ has been a custom of Muslim communities ever since the time of the Companions. To celebrate and commemorate his birth is to ultimately show thanks and

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Ep. 33: Celebrations & Holidays #2: ‘Ashura
Ep. 33: Celebrations & Holidays #2: ‘Ashura

PODCAST Making sense of islam with tarek Elgawhary Listen Today on Episode 33: Celebrations & Holidays #2: ‘Ashura The holiday of ‘Ashura is loaded with history, meaning, devotional acts, and lessons. This episode covers these aspects and the linked blog post in the episode notes provides a list of devotional acts you can all engage

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