Toward Knowing God

In the series of Muharram lectures delivered at Al-Zahra Islamic Center of Charlotte, North Carolina, Shaykh Rizwan Arastu discusses God and the ways that we can, and must, know him.

  • Playlist of all 10 lectures
  • Lecture 1: The tradition of Imam al-Rida to al-Rayyan ibn Shabib and the supplication for the new year
  • Lecture 2: The importance of knowing God
  • Lecture 3: The ways we can’t know God
  • Lecture 4: The ways we can know God: Through the fitrah
  • Lecture 5: The ways we can know God: Through rational arguments
  • Lecture 6: The ways we can know God: Through his descriptions of himself
  • Lecture 7: The ways we can know God: Through interactions with him and worship
  • Lecture 8: Qada‘ and Qadr
  • Lecture 9: Bada’
  • Lecture 10: Telling of the story of Karbala’ on the day of ‘Ashura’