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Omar Suleiman

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Imam Omar Suleiman is the Founder and President of the Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research and a professor of Islamic Studies at Southern Methodist University. He’s also the resident scholar of the Valley Ranch Islamic Center, and Co-Chair of Faith Forward Dallas at Thanks-Giving Square, a multi-faith alliance for peace and justice.Originally from New Orleans, LA, he began his journey of traditional Islamic learning in the year 2000 and has spent years studying in the United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Malaysia, etc. Upon becoming certified in various traditional sciences, he completed a Bachelor’s degree in Islamic law, a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, a Master’s degree in Islamic Finance, a Master’s Degree in Political History, and is in the process of completing his PhD from the International Islamic University of Malaysia in Islamic Thought and Civilization.His career started in his hometown of New Orleans where he served as the Imam of the Jefferson Muslim Association in New Orleans for 6 years and directed the ICNA Relief “Muslims for Humanity” Hurricane Katrina Relief effort. It was in this time that he was noted on a national level as being a strong advocate of community service, interfaith dialogue, and social justice. He co-founded the East Jefferson Interfaith Clergy Association and was awarded for his outstanding civic achievement by the Mayor and City Council of New Orleans in 2010.He then moved to Dallas and became the Resident Scholar of the Valley Ranch Islamic Center in 2013 and more recently, Co-Chair of Faith Forward Dallas at Thanks-Giving Square. In Dallas, he has been a noted leader and voice for peace, and has partaken as a representative of the Muslim Community in many city functions. He has since been a guest at various national functions to share his experiences in community building.Shaykh Omar most recently founded the Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research which is a think tank that focuses on instilling conviction based on Islamic texts, and producing contribution. He also founded M.U.H.S.E.N (Muslims Understanding and Helping Special Education Needs), a nonprofit umbrella organization serving the community to establish a more inclusive “Special Friendly” environment for our Brothers & Sisters of all Disabilities.

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Imam Omar Suleiman is the Founder and President of the Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research and a professor of Islamic Studies at Southern Methodist University. He’s also the resident scholar of the Valley Ranch Islamic Center, and Co-Chair of Faith Forward Dallas at Thanks-Giving Square, a multi-faith alliance for peace and justice.Originally from New Orleans, LA, he began his journey of traditional Islamic learning in the year 2000 and has spent years studying in the United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Malaysia, etc. Upon becoming certified in various traditional sciences, he completed a Bachelor’s degree in Islamic law, a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, a Master’s degree in Islamic Finance, a Master’s Degree in Political History, and is in the process of completing his PhD from the International Islamic University of Malaysia in Islamic Thought and Civilization.His career started in his hometown of New Orleans where he served as the Imam of the Jefferson Muslim Association in New Orleans for 6 years and directed the ICNA Relief “Muslims for Humanity” Hurricane Katrina Relief effort. It was in this time that he was noted on a national level as being a strong advocate of community service, interfaith dialogue, and social justice. He co-founded the East Jefferson Interfaith Clergy Association and was awarded for his outstanding civic achievement by the Mayor and City Council of New Orleans in 2010.He then moved to Dallas and became the Resident Scholar of the Valley Ranch Islamic Center in 2013 and more recently, Co-Chair of Faith Forward Dallas at Thanks-Giving Square. In Dallas, he has been a noted leader and voice for peace, and has partaken as a representative of the Muslim Community in many city functions. He has since been a guest at various national functions to share his experiences in community building.Shaykh Omar most recently founded the Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research which is a think tank that focuses on instilling conviction based on Islamic texts, and producing contribution. He also founded M.U.H.S.E.N (Muslims Understanding and Helping Special Education Needs), a nonprofit umbrella organization serving the community to establish a more inclusive “Special Friendly” environment for our Brothers & Sisters of all Disabilities.

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I recently went through a divorce and started driving for Uber. I love that I can listen while I drive. This podcast has taught me so much about my religion , inspired and motivated me all while bringing me closer to Allah. I love the calmness and clarity.

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This is exactly what I have been waiting for. Alhamdulellah. I love Sh. Omar for Allah's sake bc of the accuracy of the knowledge he spreads forward. May Allah reward and accept from us all iA!!

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520 Ratings
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485
19
8
4
4

Excellent Iman booster.

By khadijahRA - Feb 02 2020
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I recently went through a divorce and started driving for Uber. I love that I can listen while I drive. This podcast has taught me so much about my religion , inspired and motivated me all while bringing me closer to Allah. I love the calmness and clarity.

Subscribe. 5star it. Share it.

By Tahero - Nov 09 2018
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This is exactly what I have been waiting for. Alhamdulellah. I love Sh. Omar for Allah's sake bc of the accuracy of the knowledge he spreads forward. May Allah reward and accept from us all iA!!
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Omar Suleiman

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Imam Omar Suleiman is the Founder and President of the Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research and a professor of Islamic Studies at Southern Methodist University. He’s also the resident scholar of the Valley Ranch Islamic Center, and Co-Chair of Faith Forward Dallas at Thanks-Giving Square, a multi-faith alliance for peace and justice.Originally from New Orleans, LA, he began his journey of traditional Islamic learning in the year 2000 and has spent years studying in the United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Malaysia, etc. Upon becoming certified in various traditional sciences, he completed a Bachelor’s degree in Islamic law, a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, a Master’s degree in Islamic Finance, a Master’s Degree in Political History, and is in the process of completing his PhD from the International Islamic University of Malaysia in Islamic Thought and Civilization.His career started in his hometown of New Orleans where he served as the Imam of the Jefferson Muslim Association in New Orleans for 6 years and directed the ICNA Relief “Muslims for Humanity” Hurricane Katrina Relief effort. It was in this time that he was noted on a national level as being a strong advocate of community service, interfaith dialogue, and social justice. He co-founded the East Jefferson Interfaith Clergy Association and was awarded for his outstanding civic achievement by the Mayor and City Council of New Orleans in 2010.He then moved to Dallas and became the Resident Scholar of the Valley Ranch Islamic Center in 2013 and more recently, Co-Chair of Faith Forward Dallas at Thanks-Giving Square. In Dallas, he has been a noted leader and voice for peace, and has partaken as a representative of the Muslim Community in many city functions. He has since been a guest at various national functions to share his experiences in community building.Shaykh Omar most recently founded the Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research which is a think tank that focuses on instilling conviction based on Islamic texts, and producing contribution. He also founded M.U.H.S.E.N (Muslims Understanding and Helping Special Education Needs), a nonprofit umbrella organization serving the community to establish a more inclusive “Special Friendly” environment for our Brothers & Sisters of all Disabilities.

Rank #1: Guidance from Surah Yusuf

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Apr 17 2016

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Rank #2: Fight Your Weakness

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Nov 14 2017

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Rank #3: Finding Purpose in Everything

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What is your purpose in life? What is the connection between your Lord and your purpose on earth? When you have purpose you realize the One you’re doing those little good deeds looks at your deeds and sees what’s in your heart and your connection with Him. Through your  small good deeds you seek Allah’s ... Read more

Apr 18 2019

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Rank #4: Neglected Blessings and Unique Opportunities of the Coronavirus

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Mar 16 2020

31mins

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Rank #5: Remembering Death without Dying

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Jummah Khutbah/Talk titled: Remembering Death without Dying by Sh. Omar Suleiman Valley Ranch Islamic Center. Jummah Khutbah 10-28-2016

Nov 01 2016

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Rank #6: How To Purify Your Heart

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Omar Suleiman explains how to purify the heart.

Dec 16 2016

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Rank #7: Why Do Innocent People Suffer

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Why Do Innocent People Suffer? A very important question answered by Sh. Omar.

Dec 22 2016

32mins

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Rank #8: When Will Allah Help Me

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The Waiting Game – When will Allah help me Ramadan 2016 Khatirah June 21, 2016

Jun 21 2016

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Rank #9: Story Night - Jibreel (A Preview)

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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 ... Read more

Feb 10 2016

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Rank #10: If Allah Raises You No One Can Bring You Down

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Ramadan Khatirah June 18, 2016

Jun 19 2016

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Rank #11: Slavery & Rape in Islamic Law (Q&A)

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This follow-up video answers many questions you sent in after the webinar about past and modern day slavery.

Nov 27 2015

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Rank #12: Forgive But Should You Forget

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Jummah Khutbah at the Valley Ranch Islamic Center – Forgive But Should You Forget? Knowing When To Give A Second Chance. Sheikh Omar Suleiman deals with this very important issue – to forgive or not? Grudges, slights, stab in the backs these days, as in the bygone days, leads to generations of feuding. More so ... Read more

Jul 29 2017

28mins

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Rank #13: Are You A Motivator Or An Instigator

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Jumuah Khutbah, January 27, 2017.

Jan 29 2017

27mins

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Rank #14: Two Things That No One Knows

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Two things that no one knows

Jun 22 2016

16mins

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Rank #15: Mindset Of A Muslim

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The Perfect Fit: Mindset Of A Mu’min – Omar Suleiman Young Muslim Youth Conference 2016

Aug 30 2016

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Rank #16: Ramadan 2016 - Quran 30 for 30 - Day 2

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Quran 30 for 30 day 2 – Al Baqara and Ale Imran June 7, 2016 End of Surah Baqarah beginning of Ale Imran is a connection The quran will intercede on the day of Judgement These two surahs will shade the believer like a cloud – argue on your behalf on the day of judgement. ... Read more

Jun 11 2016

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Rank #17: In the Darkest Night

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AlMaghrib Institute IlmFest 2016

Jun 23 2016

36mins

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Rank #18: Seek Allahs Pleasure When Most Are Slacking Off

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Powerful Ramadan Reminder June 17, 2016

Jun 19 2016

7mins

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Rank #19: Prayers of the Pious - Episode 10 - A Prayer More Powerful Than the Wind

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This episode discusses a du’a that Ibrahim ibn Adham made upon bearing witness to Allah swt’s power, and how it may help us to frame difficult situations in more positive light. [ Day 10 Du’a ] أَرَيْتَنَا قُدْرَتَكَ فَأَرِنَا عَفْوَكَ “You have shown us Your power, so show us Your forgiveness.”

May 27 2018

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Rank #20: The Faith Revival 01

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Episode 1 – Faith Is Refuge Before exploring different methods of reviving and protecting our faith, it’s important to understand the meaning of faith itself. In the first episode of “The Faith Revival”, Sh. Omar Suleiman explores what faith is, particularly its role as a protector – a place of refuge. 2017-05-27

May 30 2017

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How Allah Gives Life to Dead Hearts

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Qur’anic Parables Episode 2

Jul 08 2020

34mins

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How can Muslim communities advocate for Black issues

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Jul 02 2020

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Holding Ourselves Accountable - Qur'anic Reflections #2

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Qur’anic Reflections Episode 2

Jul 02 2020

49mins

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Allah is the Light of the Heavens and the Earth - Qur'anic Parables #3

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Qur’anic Parables Episode 3

Jul 02 2020

37mins

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Allah Does Not Let Good Go To Waste

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Virtual Khutbah

Jul 02 2020

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Indeed, My Lord is Subtle - Qur'anic Healing #2

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Qur’anic Healing Episode 2

Jul 02 2020

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Remember Me and I Will Remember You- Qur'anic Healing #1

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Qur’anic Healing Episode 1

Jul 02 2020

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The Qur'an condemns racism

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Jul 02 2020

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When the Sahaba Met a Racist King

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Virtual Khutbah

Jul 02 2020

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Qur'anic Reflections #1

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The By-Laws of Justice in the Qur’an Tune in with Dr. Omar Suleiman, Sh. Abdullah Oduro, and Sh. Yasir Fahmy for the first part of Qur’anic Reflections

Jun 05 2020

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Qur'anic Parables #1

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The Light of Sincerity, and the Fire of Hypocrisy

Jun 02 2020

32mins

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Overcoming the Post-Ramadan Blues

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We finished out Ramadan strong alhamdulilah. So how do we maintain the spiritual momentum and overcome the post-Ramadan blues?

May 31 2020

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The Gravity of One Murder, and the Death of Justice

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In this talk,  Imam Omar Suleiman takes on the death of George Floyd from the aspect of Allah’s edict in Surah Al-Isra’ which can be broken down to :-. The sanctity of one human life; The complete authority of the family of the one killed unjustly; Those that are angered by the murder should not ... Read more

May 31 2020

33mins

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Servants of the Most Merciful #10

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With Their Families in Paradise

May 24 2020

37mins

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Qur'an 30 for 30 #30

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Juz’ 30 with Sh. Yaser Birjas

May 24 2020

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How will you spend the last hours of Ramadan

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May 24 2020

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Angels in your Presence #30

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This is final episode 30 in the Angel series of Ramadhan 2020. When Allah loves someone Allah calls to Jibri’il and informs Jibri’il that He loves this servant and He instructs Jibri’il to love that servant and Jibri’il will inform all the angels that Allah loves this servant and all the angels will now love ... Read more

May 24 2020

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Angels in your Presence #29

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This is episode 29 in the Angel series of Ramadhan 2020. The remembrance of Allah either alone or in a gathering both involve the presence of angels. Did you know that the angels go out every night seeking people who remember Allah s.w.t., be it alone or with companions? And when one of them discovers ... Read more

May 24 2020

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Servants of the Most Merciful #9

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Tuned into Allah, and out of gossip

May 24 2020

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Qur'an 30 for 30 #29

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Juz’ 29 with Ustadha Lobna Mulla

May 24 2020

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iTunes Ratings

520 Ratings
Average Ratings
485
19
8
4
4

Excellent Iman booster.

By khadijahRA - Feb 02 2020
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I recently went through a divorce and started driving for Uber. I love that I can listen while I drive. This podcast has taught me so much about my religion , inspired and motivated me all while bringing me closer to Allah. I love the calmness and clarity.

Subscribe. 5star it. Share it.

By Tahero - Nov 09 2018
Read more
This is exactly what I have been waiting for. Alhamdulellah. I love Sh. Omar for Allah's sake bc of the accuracy of the knowledge he spreads forward. May Allah reward and accept from us all iA!!