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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 The Beginning And The End - EP 37 Successor On Earth | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 8:42

The Beginning And The End - EP 37 Successor On Earth

 The Beginning And The End - EP 36 Dinosaurs and Roaches | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 11:42

The Beginning And The End - EP 36 Dinosaurs and Roaches

 The Beginning And The End - EP 35 War Between Angels And Jinn | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 6:39

The Beginning And The End - EP 35 War Between Angels And Jinn

 The Beginning And The End - EP 34 Jinn Prophets | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 5:12

The Beginning And The End - EP 34 Jinn Prophets

 The Beginning And The End - EP 33 Your Brothers From The Jinn | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 9:08

The Beginning And The End - EP 33 Your Brothers From The Jinn

 The Beginning And The End - EP 32 Possessed by Jinn | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 8:31

The Beginning And The End - EP 32 Possessed by Jinn

 People Of Quran - EP 30 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 7:44

This episode is about a companion who loved one of the Surahs of the Quran so much that he would recite it in every rakah after surah Fatiha and then recite another Surah. Watch the last episode of this series to know if the Prophet SAW approved of this act of worship or no.

 People Of Quran - EP 29 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4:56

In this episode Shaykh Omar Suleiman explains the verse 48 from Surah Mursalaat where Allah SWT says, “That when it is said to them to bow down in prayer they don’t bow down in prayer”. A story about the humble response given by one of the greatest scholar, Imam Maalik Raheemallahu Ta'ala when a person with less knowledge tries to correct him.

 People Of Quran - EP 28 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 7:04

This episode is all about the amount of respect to be bestowed upon women and how Allah SWT heard the plea of woman and mentions in Surah Al Mujadilah verse no 1. A powerful story about a woman, Khawlah Bint Ta’alaba RA who grieved and complained to Allah SWT about her verbally abusive husband and Allah SWT revealed an entire Surah Al Mujadilah.

 People Of Quran - EP 27 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 6:16

This episode is about the abundant mercy of Allah SWT made mention of in Surah Hadid, verse no 16 where Allah SWT says, “Has the time not come for those who have believed that their hearts should become humble, submit themselves to Allah SWT, that which has come down as truth and do not be like those who are given scripture before you and a long period passed so their hearts hardened once again and many of them are defiantly disobedient”. A transformational journey of highway robber during the day and committing zina in the night to becoming Imam Al Haramain, the Imam of two harams.

 People Of Quran - EP 26 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 5:31

This episode is about the first two ayahs from Surah Hujurat also known as Surah of adab/respect as it teaches us the adab holistically. A small story of a companion who thinks he is going to hell fire instead he is guaranteed by Prophet SAW that he is a person of paradise by the mercy of Allah SWT.

 People Of Quran - EP 25 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4:54

This episode enlightens us on forgiving the oppressors and forgetting the oppression and collect the reward on the day of judgement from Allah SWT. A powerful story about how Imam Ahmed Rahemallahu Ta’ala forgave every person who subjected him to torture for almost a decade solely to collect the reward from Allah SWT on the day of judgement as mentioned in Surah Ash Shuraa verse 40.

 People Of Quran - EP 24 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 7:22

This episode makes mention of the leaps and bounds of the mercy of Allah SWT there by teaching us not to lose hope in the mercy of Allah SWT. A small story about three companions, two of whom were forced to leave Islam because of the family and how Allah SWT made a way for them and revealed verses about their forgiveness from Surah Zumar, verse no.53.

 People Of Quran - EP 23 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 8:14

This episode is about expressing patience in difficult times and remembering Allah SWT and Quran. A Quranic conversation between one of the greatest companions, Muadh Ibn Jabal RA and his son AbdurRahman when both of them were struck by a plague on their death bed.

 People Of Quran - EP 22 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 5:39

This episode is about the most asked question that why does Allah SWT always speak about men in the Quran or always use the male gender to speak about something. A question asked by the wife of Umm Salama RA to Prophet SAW and how Allah SWT addresses this beautifully in Surah Ahzaab.


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