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Ep 101 Sameera Qureshi
Ep 101 Sameera Qureshi

Over the last twelve years of her professional career, Sameera has worked closely with Muslim communities (and professionals who serve them), developing and facilitating programs and curricula in the field of sexual health education. In addition to building out the sexual health aspects of her work, Sameera is also a 200-hour Registered Yoga Instructor with trauma-informed yoga training. She regularly offers virtual classes – flow-based, sculpt, and trauma-informed.

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Ep 100.5 Questions and Answers
Ep 100.5 Questions and Answers

This episode is dedicated to answering the rest of the questions everyone submitted for the 100th episode. Enjoy!

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Ep 100: Tarek Elgawhary
Ep 100: Tarek Elgawhary

For the past quarter century my quest has taken me to numerous universities in North America (including Princeton where I obtained my PhD in Islamic studies) as well as several centers of Sunni learning throughout the Muslim world, most notably al-Azhar seminary in Cairo where I did the bulk of my training. (Going to al-Azhar was like stepping through platform 9 3/4 and attending Hogwarts – we should talk about it sometime!) While I don’t think a drop down list of my CV will be useful, I do...

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Ep. 99: Shaykh Muhammad al-Ninowy
Ep. 99: Shaykh Muhammad al-Ninowy

Shaykh Dr. Muhammad bin Yahya al-Ninowy is the Founder and Director of Madina Institute, an Islamic seminary in Atlanta, Georgia, with campuses in South Africa, the United Kingdom, Norway, Sudan, and Malaysia. Dr. Muhammad bin Yahya al-Ninowy is considered to be a Muhaddith; a scholar of Hadith sciences. He has authored books in Usul, Creed, Hadith, and Sufi sciences. He has been a pioneer working on grass root levels to bring back Unconditional compassion and love as the central themes of...

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Ep. 98: Omar Matadar
Ep. 98: Omar Matadar

Omar Matadar is currently the Director of the Qasid Institute. The word qasid is used to describe a path that is direct and smooth. This is the way we believe the Arabic language should be taught. The Qasid Institute for Arabic has quietly developed a reputation as one of the leading centers in the Middle East for Arabic language learning. A comprehensive curriculum taught over five distinct levels takes a student from the proper pronunciation of letters to a level of mastery.

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Tarek is a blessing to the English speaking world. He has been blessed with the rare gift of simplifying complex Arabic texts to English speaking students.

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