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Omar Suleiman

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Rank #21 in Islam category

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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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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!!

جزاك الله خيرًا

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Asalaamualaikum Warahmatullah. Thank you very much for this, such a great way to spend my commute. 1 request, please add more speakers/lectures: -Green Lane masjid -Okasha Kameny -Abu Usamah At Thahabi -Aqeel Mahmood جزاك الله خيرًا

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338 Ratings
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313
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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!!

جزاك الله خيرًا

By Saleh Hady - Jul 15 2016
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Asalaamualaikum Warahmatullah. Thank you very much for this, such a great way to spend my commute. 1 request, please add more speakers/lectures: -Green Lane masjid -Okasha Kameny -Abu Usamah At Thahabi -Aqeel Mahmood جزاك الله خيرًا
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Omar Suleiman

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Rank #21 in Islam category

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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: Heart Softeners

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Ramadan 2016 – Late Night Khatirah Heart Softeners – Readings from The Book of Patience June 27, 2016
Jun 28 2016
1 hour 7 mins
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Rank #2: Guidance from Surah Yusuf

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Apr 17 2016
1 hour 14 mins
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Rank #3: Achieving The Goal In Life

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Achieving The Goal In Life – Omar Suleiman
Aug 09 2016
38 mins
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Rank #4: Out Of Context - Part 2

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The Medina Charter of Coexistence – Omar Suleiman In Part 2 of the interview with Dallas-based Pastor Mike Baughman, Imam Omar Suleiman tears down some of the most popular misconceptions about Islam, the Quran and Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). Is the Quran inherently violent? Does the Quran contradict itself? Does Islam advocate Holy Wars through jihad? … Continued
Oct 02 2016
33 mins
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Rank #5: 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 … Continued
Feb 10 2016
42 mins
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Rank #6: 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 … Continued
Apr 18 2019
43 mins
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Rank #7: Passing Up On Good Deeds

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Jummah Khutbah at the Valley Ranch Islamic Center – Let somebody else do it – passing up on good deeds & opportunities 2017-06-16 – Ramadan 2017
Jun 18 2017
25 mins
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Rank #8: How To Purify Your Heart

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Omar Suleiman explains how to purify the heart.
Dec 16 2016
5 mins
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Rank #9: How to Avoid Spiritual Numbness

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Shaykh Omar Sulaiman discusses
Sep 19 2018
53 mins
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Rank #10: Makkah Before Madinah

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Jumah Khutbah – Makkah Before Madinah, Embracing the Struggle Valley Ranch Islamic Center Sep 23rd, 2016
Oct 02 2016
22 mins
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Rank #11: How To Be Great Inside And Outside Of Home

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How To Be Great Inside And Outside Of Home – Sheikh Omar Suleiman
Jul 30 2016
28 mins
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Rank #12: In the Darkest Night

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AlMaghrib Institute IlmFest 2016
Jun 23 2016
36 mins
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Rank #13: Late Night Reflections

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The difference between Posing and Aspiring 2017-06-16 – Ramadan 2017
Jun 17 2017
1 hour 7 mins
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Rank #14: God Noticed Her When No One Else Did

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Would you have paid attention? A moving story. Jumuah Khutbah delivered at the Valley Ranch Islamic Center on April 7, 2017.
Apr 30 2017
28 mins
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Rank #15: If I Ruled The World

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Almaghrib Institute Ilmfest 2016
Jun 22 2016
29 mins
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Rank #16: The Beginning And The End - EP 33 Your Brothers From The Jinn

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Sep 02 2015
9 mins
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Rank #17: Seek Allahs Pleasure When Most Are Slacking Off

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Powerful Ramadan Reminder June 17, 2016
Jun 19 2016
7 mins
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Rank #18: 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
32 mins
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Rank #19: Late Night Reflections 05

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Imam Malik’s Advice To Imam Ash Shafi 2017-06-20 – Ramadan 2017
Jun 25 2017
1 hour
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Rank #20: The Beginning And The End - EP 32 Possessed by Jinn

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Sep 02 2015
8 mins
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