AMIR AHMAD NASR’S INTEGRAL ISLAM

Listen to Amir, the formerly anonymous Arab Spring activist behind the internationally acclaimed sociopolitical blog The Sudanese Thinker, which inspired the rise of the Sudanese digital activism scene.

SPIRITUALITY FOR THE MODERN TIMES

A talk by Shaikh Kabir Helminski, Jeremy Henzell-Thomas and Dr. Ali Allawi on Spirituality for the Modern Times and how we can maintain our connection through our livelihood and actions. Listen to the talk...

LIVING WITH THE TRUTH (HAQQ) by Robert Abdul Hayy Darr

A talk by Robert Abdul Hayy Darr at the Baraka Retreat, July 14, 2012, Santa Barbara. Listen to the talk...

WILLING AND BEING WILLED BY THE TRUTH by Kabir Helminski

A talk by Shaikh Kabir at this year’s Baraka Retreat, “Living with the Truth,” July 14, 2012, Santa Barbara. Listen to the talk...

LIVING TASSAWUF by Cemalnur Sargut

Cemalnur Sargut is one of Turkey’s deepest and most inspiring spiritual teachers. Here she talks about Living Tassawuf...

BARAKA 2011 RETREAT TALKS

Catch up on some of the talks from our July 2011 retreat in Santa Barbara. If you missed it, register now for this year's retreat!

RADIANCE OF THE ORDINARY by Abdul Hayy Darr

Abdul Hayy Darr reveals how close a truly spiritual life is and the psychological obstacles that need to be addressed to perceive the miraculous in everyday life. Listen to Radiance of the Ordinary...

Maher Hathout on Shariah

In this interview Maher Hathout offers a very humane understanding of Shariah. He outlines the 5 principles upon which Shariah is based: preservation of life; preservation and freedom of religion; preservation of mind and intellect, including freedom of conscience and thought; preservation of lineage and family; preservation of ownership.

On The Inner Dimensions of Islam

A Talk by Ali Allawi on the earliest origins and the Qur'anic support for a tradition of inner spiritual practice.

FEMALE PERSPECTIVES OF THE QURAN by Amina Wadud

Amina Wadud, internationally respected Quranic scholar, talks about her life's work, which has included new insights into how our understanding and appreciation of the Qur'an might benefit from the inclusion of women's perspectives. The Quran has for centuries been interpreted almost exclusively by men, and some of their assumptions have resulted in excluding or marginalizing women's sensibilities that could make an important contribution to our understanding. Listen to Amina.

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