Omar Suleiman show

Omar Suleiman

Summary: Shaykh Omar Suleiman is the young evergreen scholar with the big smile. Born and raised in Louisiana, he has a unique way of relating to a western audience through his character, and has gained the love of people of all ages and backgrounds. As an AlMaghrib instructor, Omar Suleiman lectures and teaches the hugely popular 'Behind the Scenes' seminar which focuses on the strengthening of the soul and disciplining the nafs. His journey of seeking knowledge started in 2000 in the United Arab Emirates where he spent a few years at the feet of prestigious scholars such as Shaykh Tariq Ibn Rajah and Amr Al Sheshany. Since then he has sought knowledge and studied under Shaykh Salah As Sawy, Dr. Hatem Al Haj, his father in law Shaykh Abul Abed, and Al Allamah Shaykh Omar Al Ashqar (rahimahullah). Shaykh Omar Suleiman has two Bachelor's degrees in Islamic Studies and in Accounting, a Master’s degree in Islamic Finance, and is currently pursuing a PhD in Islamic Studies from the International Islamic University of Malaysia. He previously served as Imam for Masjid Abu Bakr As-Siddique in New Orleans for 6 years and has since dedicated himself to fulltime teaching. He has taught with Mishkah University (formerly Sharia Academy) since 2008 under Shaykh Salah As Sawy and also currently serves as the Director of the Islamic Learning Foundation in Texas, as well as being the resident scholar at Valley Ranch Islamic Centre. Shaykh Omar Suleiman is also a strong advocate of community service, interfaith dialogue, and social justice. He served as the field coordinator of ICNA Relief in Hurricane Katrina and also co-founded the East Jefferson Clergy Interfaith Council. In 2010, the Mayor and City Council of New Orleans awarded him for 'Outstanding Civic Achievement'. He is a current member of the ICNA Shariah Council.

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 Lesson from Surat Al Baqara | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 10:10

Lesson from Surat Al Baqara: Don't let your desires delude you. June 7, 2016

 Ramadan 2016 - Quran 30 for 30 - Day 1 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 27:33

Quran 30 for 30. Al Fatiha and Al Baqara summary. June 6, 2016 Ramadan is the month of Quran. Al Fatiha and Al Baqarah Fatiha (Umm Al Kitaab) – Opening of Quran is a supplication for guidance. Prophet (saw) “Dua is essence of worship” Asking Allah for guidance Baqarah – Ain Surah Fatiha we asked for guidance and then in this surah Allah responds that this book has guidance. Allah gives us reasons why we should believe in him in surah Baqarah – stories of how to seek guidance, what guidance is, how to be sincere, reasons we fall from guidance. Always be sincere Allah will be with you. The Quran is a book wherein there is NO DOUBT. Always seek refuge from Allah. Allah speaks about 3 people: Those who believe in Allah and accept guidance Those who purposely turn away from guidance and their hearts eyes and ears are sealed Those who are hypocrites who use guidance for their own good (material/worldly benefit). Story of Adams (as) – fell from guidance (due to simple desire) and was guided again – (Repentance). Follow Allah’s guidance and there will be no fear upon you nor shall you grieve. Iblis guided Jinn – lost guidance (pride) much harder to return to Allah. Firawn – a man who insists upon pride and put it before everything including divine guidance. Bani Israel – Insist on desire, some may turn to Allah again others insist upon their desire until it hardens the heart much like firawn Sulaiman (as) - had access to desires and a great kingdom! He (as) remained close to Allah, a beacon of guidance. Ibrahim (as) – Abrahamic way is unique from all the children of Adam. The way of Deen. Representing everything a person would want to achieve in becoming close to Allah. “Oh Allah send from amongst them a messenger that would recite upon them its verses……” Guidance – Quran Implementation of that Guidance – Rasul (saw) Allah places purification before knowledge – purification first from desires Qiblah is switched to the Kaaba. Allah has prescribed upon you fasting as it was prescribed upon those before you so that you may attain taqwa. Fasting is supposed to bring guidance into your life. Guidance comes in Ramadaan – by gaining piety, glorifying Allah and being grateful. Thank Allah for guidance. “When my servant asks of me I am near to him, I answer the call of the caller when he calls upon me…..” Rushd – guidance in your actions (Rashidoon – guided) Enter into Islam (submission) entirely – do not follow the footsteps of Shaytan and Firawn. Rather follow Ibrahim, Moosa, Rasul (saw) Allah does not burden you beyond your scope. Every soul will have what is within its scope. Fatihah starts with dua for guidance Baqarah ends with dua to be kept firm upon that guidance

 Some Tips For Ramadan | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 5:00

We're here! Starting Ramadan! Some tips to get it right

 Ramadan A - Z Conference | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 47:05

The busy Muslim's guide to navigating the rules of fasting in Ramadan. May 8, 2016

 Dont Let Your Tongue Ruin Your Ramadan | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 28:05

Don't let your tongue spoil your Ramadan. Jumah khutbah May 27, 2016

 Ramadan Lessons from the life of Muhammad Ali | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 30:42

Jummah Khutbah - Ramadan Lessons from the life of Muhammad Ali

 Guidance from Surah Yusuf | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:14:38

Guidance from Surah Yusuf

 Creating A Wholesome Community | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 31:42

An encouraging talk by Omar Suleiman on creating a wholesome community by giving thought-provoking stories of the sahabas and the next generation of scholars. Tune in to listen and learn from these stories.

 The Beginning and the End - EP 70 The Earth is a Blessing | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 6:12

In this episode, Shaykh Omar Suleiman discusses about Adam As and Hawa AS descending on earth, the construction of Ka'aba by angels, the white stone coming to earth and the reasons for it to be turning black and concludes by giving an understanding of earth once upon a time being a blessing, however loosing its barakah in this age.

 The Beginning and the End - EP 69 Musa vs Adam | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 8:30

This episode is about marvelous exchange of words between Adam AS and Musa AS. As we are aware Musa AS had a difficult life from childhood to death, he asked Allah SWT for a conversation with Adam AS and Adam AS was presented and then starts the conversation. Tune in to learn about this short yet amazing communication.

 The Beginning and the End - EP 68 Overcoming your Sins | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 6:53

In this episode, Shaykh Omar Suleiman explains the decree of Allah irrespective of the sin of Adam AS, how the situation of Adam AS was greater after repentance, being chosen as a Prophet of Allah than the situation before and Rasullalah SAW said when you sin and seek repentance its like you haven't sinned and if that sin got you closer to Allah SWT its better for you.

 The Beginning and the End - EP 67 Owning Up | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 9:26

In this episode, Omar Suleiman explains how Adam AS owned his sin completely on himself repentance sincerely solely for forgiveness from Allah SWT so much so Jibreel AS comes down and asks Adam AS until when he cry. Tune in to listen to the beautiful conversation between Allah SWT and Adam AS on repentance and Jannah.

 The Beginning and the End - EP 66 Running Away from Allah | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 7:28

This episode is about enlightening conversations between Allah SWT and Adam AS when Adam AS ate from the forbidden tree and how beautifully Allah SWT explains Adam AS to come back to Allah SWT when a sin is committed rather than running away and the conversation termed as An-Najwa, a talk between Allah SWT and each of HIS servant on the day of judgement reminding us about HIS prohibitions.

 Story Night - Jibreel (A Preview) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 42:34

This talk is a preview of the full course on Jibreel AS available on Bayyinah TV. A must-listen by Omar Suleiman explaining about the angel, Jibreel, which gives enormous confidence in revelation when his character is studied. As there is no book written on Jibreel AS, an enormous effort has been put in to collect the information from various different books of hadith, aqeedah etc and present it to the ummah in the form of this course.

 The Beginning and the End - EP 65 The First Lie | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 6:03

A beautiful explanation by Omar Suleiman about a powerful conversation between Adam AS and Sheeth AS mentioning about falling prey to shaytaan and disobeying Allah SWT. The episode ends with a take-home advice that if a sin is committed out of desire it is easier to come back to Allah SWT and if it is committed out of pride then is it taking the satanic path. May Allah protect the ummah at large.


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