MPL is a group of friends trying to change the world one conversation at a time! It's a way for us to create our own narrative, humanize Muslims, and unapologetically be ourselves. Essentially, it is a podcast for humans by humans.
Episode 32: Can Interfaith Friendships Be Fruitful?
Our MPL Co-Hosts Randa and Misha have candid conversations with their close friends about interfaith friendships and how religion has impacted their own relationship with religion and other individuals. Watch the full episode to hear 4 different segments: Julisa & Misha (An Atheist/Muslim Friendship) Simran & Randa (A Sikh/Muslim Friendship) Sarah & Misha (A Christian/Muslim Friendship)Shefali & Misha (A Hindu/Muslim Friendship)
Episode 31: Secretly Becoming Muslim In A Christian Household ft. Hey It's Jannah
Today Gajana (she also goes by Jannah) sits down with Faizan to discuss what led her to Islam and highlighting some of the many struggles revert Muslims go through. To make the process more challenging, she was met with a practicing Christian mother who was not very welcoming of the idea of her conversion and they spoke about the many challenges throughout her journey thus far. Listen here to get the full story!
Episode 30: All Things Marriage Ft Sheikh Aarij & Sister Sarrah
Faizan and Yasmin sit down with Sheikh Aarij Anwer and sister Sarrah Lawendy to talk about marriage within the context of young Muslims. They talk about the objective of marriage and continue the conversation with understanding the challenges with intercultural marriages and the difficulty of having unreasonable parents. Then the conversation is steered to whether getting emotionally attached is even a good thing or if being completely pragmatic will be better long-term? Sit back and enjoy!
Episode 29: MPL Marriage Series - How Important Is Culture When Considering Marriage
On this episode, Faizan and Yasmin are joined by The Saleh Family, who are the most inspiring and cutest muslim couple on social media! We spoke about the challenges of an inter-cultural marriage, how to be persistent even when the family doesn’t initially approve, and the importance of compatibility in character and finances! We hope you enjoy this episode and we’ll be back next week to talk about the marriage process from an Islamic lens.
Episode 28: MPL Marriage Series - Are Muslim Women Gold Diggers?
Welcome to part 2 of our marriage series! Yasmin is joined by her very good friends Sarah, Sarah, and Maheen to talk about marriage from the Muslim Women perspective. They discuss the importance of Akhlaaq when looking for a significant other. They also talk about some important deal breakers you should note down! We hope you enjoy and see you next week for part 3!
Episode 27: MPL Marriage Series | What Do Young Muslim Men Look For In Spouses
Welcome to part 1 of our marriage series! Faizan and Ismael are joined by Khalid and Uzair and they talk about the only thing on the minds of young muslims...MARRIAGE! This episode is focused on the single male perspective and we talk about marriage as a concept and what we think and then get into details about what we like, dislike, and want from our future spouses. Enjoy and we’ll be back next week with the single female perspective!