Cover art for podcast Shaykh Fadhlalla Haeri Foundation

Shaykh Fadhlalla Haeri Foundation

81 EpisodesProduced by Shaykh Fadhlalla HaeriWebsite

The SFH Foundation seeks to provide information about reality and our purpose and role in the quest for fulfillment and happiness. Every human being is a soul or spirit far greater than the limitations of the space and time in which it experiences life. The SFH Foundation strives to share this way o… read more

1:17:18

Johannesburg Sufi Centre Extended commentaries on the Qur’an: Talk 3 of 3- Surah Hadid

Talk 3 Surah Al Hadid Part 2

The third talk in this series completes the extended commentary on Surah al Hadid - the Iron . Al Hadid is a Medinan Surah, revealed several years after the Qur’anic revelation began, after the establishment of the community of Muslims in the Medinan oasis. In this section, Shaykh Fadhlalla further explores the seamless interaction between micro and macro realities, bringing to focus subtle patterns and pitfalls of self-deception, false security, denials, and distraction in contrast to the way of Unity and Cosmic Mercy. Shaykh Fadhlalla persistently indicates the layered tapestry of good news and warning recurrent throughout this Surah. The dual nature of the self is reflected through multiple means and various maps are indicated in addressing these diverse conditions. This surah represents a universal model disclosing patterns that exist between Individuals and collectives and fundamentally between self and soul.

The emphatic theme throughout is the condition and purification of the heart. A detailed description of the stages in which the heart is deadened to its essence and how non-reality can solidify is presented. Equally, the classical model of steps to purification based on various teachings that engender and smooth this process is also provided. The various descriptions and prescriptions highlighted within the verses are brought into focus as means for deeper reflection and aid for inner constancy, awareness and sensitivity. The meaning of association and otherness (shirk) is a key point of consideration in conjunction with the condition of the heart.

The final section is related to understanding the deceptive nature of the world and the appropriate prescriptions and actions relevant to successfully establishing inner equilibrium and the nature and types of Guidance. Shaykh Fadhlalla also provides an extended description of decree and destiny. A vast array of Qur’anic references and teachings, spanning the horizons of the Semitic cultures and traditions, are included along with various pointed and sobering reflections on modernity and contemporary secularism.

Educational emoji reaction

Educational

Interesting emoji reaction

Interesting

Funny emoji reaction

Funny

Agree emoji reaction

Agree

Love emoji reaction

Love

Wow emoji reaction

Wow

Are you the creator of this podcast?

Verify your account

and pick the featured episodes for your show.

Listen to Shaykh Fadhlalla Haeri Foundation

RadioPublic

A free podcast app for iPhone and Android

  • User-created playlists and collections
  • Download episodes while on WiFi to listen without using mobile data
  • Stream podcast episodes without waiting for a download
  • Queue episodes to create a personal continuous playlist
RadioPublic on iOS and Android
Or by RSS
RSS feed
https://anchor.fm/s/9845a40/podcast/rss

Connect with listeners

Podcasters use the RadioPublic listener relationship platform to build lasting connections with fans

Yes, let's begin connecting
Browser window

Find new listeners

  • A dedicated website for your podcast
  • Web embed players designed to convert visitors to listeners in the RadioPublic apps for iPhone and Android
Clicking mouse cursor

Understand your audience

  • Capture listener activity with affinity scores
  • Measure your promotional campaigns and integrate with Google and Facebook analytics
Graph of increasing value

Engage your fanbase

  • Deliver timely Calls To Action, including email acquistion for your mailing list
  • Share exactly the right moment in an episode via text, email, and social media
Icon of cellphone with money

Make money

  • Tip and transfer funds directly to podcastsers
  • Earn money for qualified plays in the RadioPublic apps with Paid Listens