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Debt Free Muslims Podcast – Interview With Shaikh Mirza Yawar Baig

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DebtFreeMuslims.com Podcast Episode 4

This episode is brought to you by MuslimMatters.org – Because Muslims matter.

Our guest for this episode is Shaykh Mirza Yawar Baig.

In this episode we cover:

  • Financial issues affecting Muslims in America vs. globally
  • Understanding the concept of rizq (sustenance) in Islam and misconceptions surrounding it
  • The importance of good parenting
  • Wants vs. Needs, identifying needs in regards to things like education
  • Self-Worth that our children need
  • The mindset needed to be debt-free
  • The entitlement attitude
  • The true meaning of sabr
  • What holds people back from seeking scholarships
  • Countering destructive negative attitudes from early on
  • The effects of laziness and a safety net
  • Role of Barakah and Tawakkul and it’s relationship with sabr
  • The Tahajjud litmus test

References from Podcast

Shaykh Mirza Yawar Baig online

Books

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Omar Usman is a founding member of MuslimMatters and Qalam Institute. He teaches Islamic seminars across the US including Khateeb Workshop and Fiqh of Social Media. He has served in varying administrative capacities for multiple national and local Islamic organizations. You can follow his work at ibnabeeomar.com.

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    Mahmud B.

    March 18, 2014 at 1:40 PM

    jazakallah khair for this insightful audio. On another note, am I the only one who has experienced unusually slow loading of muslimmatters?

    I know some of the banner ads are contributing to this. of course, they are necessary source of revennue

    But I know that websites can be optimized to help them load much faster

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      Aly Balagamwala

      March 19, 2014 at 12:09 AM

      Dear mahmud

      While we do experience technical issues occasionally, there has been no such issue reported in the past couple of days. Are you facing this recently or is this a regular occurrence? Please let us know details of your location and the issue you face at info [at] muslimmatters [dot] org

      Was-SalamuAlaikum
      Aly

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