9 episodes

The nature of our times demands spiritual and moral strength. Treasures From Tradition with Imam Zaid Shakir provides a wealth of information mined from the classical sources of the religion and prophetic wisdom, presented in a manner understandable to today's listener.

This podcast with Imam Zaid Shakir is a New Islamic Directions™ production. https://www.newislamicdirections.com

Treasures From Traditio‪n‬ New Islamic Directions

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The nature of our times demands spiritual and moral strength. Treasures From Tradition with Imam Zaid Shakir provides a wealth of information mined from the classical sources of the religion and prophetic wisdom, presented in a manner understandable to today's listener.

This podcast with Imam Zaid Shakir is a New Islamic Directions™ production. https://www.newislamicdirections.com

    What's So Great About Fortitude Amidst Fitnah?

    What's So Great About Fortitude Amidst Fitnah?

    When people face tragedy and challenges in life, what helps them to persevere? In this episode, Imam Zaid Shakir attempts to answer that question to unlock your power to overcome challenges, and succeed. Fortitude is the moral virtue that ensures firmness in difficulties and constancy in the pursuit of the good. It strengthens the resolve to resist temptations and to overcome obstacles in the moral life.

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    • 54 min
    Speech Resides in The Heart

    Speech Resides in The Heart

    Do you know how to lead someone into a relationship with God? If someone came to you today and said, "I want to be a Muslim, and show me how." The truth is that many Muslims may not be prepared to answer that question. In this episode, Imam Zaid Shakir provides strategy and spiritual insights from the Quran and Hadith if put on the spot.

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    • 24 min
    Faith Bears The Fruit of Action

    Faith Bears The Fruit of Action

    What good is it, if someone claims to have faith but has no deeds? In this episode is a helpful reminder from Imam Zaid Shakir that deeds without faith are rootless, and faith without deeds is fruitless. A long life is worthy of rewards when the commands of God are fulfilled.

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    • 16 min
    Do Not Lose Hope

    Do Not Lose Hope

    In the twentieth century, the question of Islamic Tradition generates an intense debate within normative and historical Islam. The first step lies in distinguishing well what belongs to the teaching of Islam that forms the ritualistic life of the Muslim. In this episode, Imam Zaid Shakir depicts how Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) meticulously applied the precepts of the Koran at every moment and detail of his life. In this way, a pillar of Muslim faith is constructed. This source of light and guidance can lead us completely.

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    • 29 min
    What Are You Thankful For?

    What Are You Thankful For?

    When expressing gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words but to live by them. In this episode, Imam Zaid Shakir presents a distinct clarification of "Thanksgiving", identifies an aspect of cultural heritage reflection, and highlights the nature of thankfulness according to our religion.

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    • 27 min
    What Does It Mean to Lead Others?

    What Does It Mean to Lead Others?

    Sometimes we forget the reward of The Hereafter, and lose focus of the genuine goal in life. In this episode, Imam Zaid Shakir reminds us to be strong, conscious of our real purpose, and honoring the legacy of Prophet Ibrahim (عليه السلام) a symbol of sacrifice and submission.

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    • 18 min

Customer Reviews

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5 Ratings

Tariq Subhani ,

Great Reminder

Once again Imam Zaid has provided his amazing insights in this new series Treasures from Tradition. Always on point, this series does not disappoint. It is much needed to hear the voice of reason once again as we try to navigate through these challenging times. Thoroughly benefitted from episodes released to date as we look forward to the release of new episodes.

A Timely Blessing! ,

Marilyn Meers

As Salaam Alaikum Imam Zaid Shakir, I Loved this episode. It is a perfect combination of encouragement, spiritual enlightenment, and an overall great reminder that it is ok to use your gifts to impact the world. May you be blessed always. Thank you for this!

Fatma - ,

Highly Recommend

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