New Islamic Directions

By Imam Zaid Shakir

Prayer Service For Justice - Imam Zaid Shakir
Imam Zaid Shakir and Faith Leaders engaged in prayer for Breonna Taylor's family and community in Louisville, KY., who are waiting for a decision from the ... {item_link}
From Symbolic to Systematic in Response to Climate Change.
Imam Zaid Shakir addressed climate change is a looming cloud threatening to bring disaster, and famine. Full video version and Speakers: ... {item_link}
Eid al-Fitr 2020 Message - Imam Zaid Shakir
Imam Zaid Shakir provides a brief Eid al Fitr greeting and timely message. May you have a most blessed Eid and thank you for your continued support. Please ... {item_link}
Station of Servitude - by Imam Zaid Shakir
Imam Zaid Shakir explains in great detail the essence of Islam is for one to actualize the station of servitude which results in the inverse relationship of lordship ... {item_link}
Joining The Heart and Limb: Inspiring Leadership Through Faith - Imam Zaid Shakir (Part - 1)
Imam Zaid Shakir informs Muslim students from across the Northeast what it truly means and takes to have a leadership or activism animated by sincere faith - in ... {item_link}
Joining The Heart and Limb: Inspiring Leadership Through Faith - Imam Zaid Shakir (Part - 2)
Q and A: Part -2 Imam Zaid Shakir informs Muslim students from across the Northeast what it truly means and takes to have a leadership or activism animated by ... {item_link}
Allah is Greater Than Our Problems: Imam Zaid Shakir | Eid Al-Adha 2019
Imam Zaid Shakir delivered this powerful sermon on Eid Al-Adha emphasizing how Prophet Abraham (upon him be peace) was an embodiment of leadership, ... {item_link}
Avoid The Doubtful Matters - Imam Zaid Shakir
Imam Zaid Shakir discusses in detail how to cultivate reverence and respect to implement the orders and commandments set by Allah and avoiding those things ... {item_link}
Bay Area Vigil Against Islamophobia - Imam Zaid Shakir
Imam Zaid Shakir joined the interfaith community vigil and spoke against Islamophobia to express solidarity with our brothers and sisters in New Zealand, and all ... {item_link}
Try to Be Merciful - by Imam Zaid Shakir
Imam Zaid Shakir clarifies how to make an accurate assessment of what constitutes oppression, the consideration of justice, and not to separate the standards ... {item_link}
Rising in Revival, Setting in Submission - by Imam Zaid Shakir
Imam Zaid Shakir clarifies what it means to strive for communal empowerment and how Muslims can recommit to this lifelong journey starting from embracing ... {item_link}
Allah is The Light of The Heavens and Earth - by Imam Zaid Shakir
Imam Zaid Shakir clarifies that Allah is described as light of the heavens and earth: unique in powers, wisdom, knowledge and brings forth the creation from ... {item_link}
Reviving the Sunnah of Compassion - Imam Zaid Shakir
Imam Zaid Shakir gave this powerful talk at The Majlis' first annual fundraiser about the prophetic tradition of compassion in our everyday life. Since 2016 The ... {item_link}
Reclaiming Our Legacy - by Imam Zaid Shakir
Imam Zaid Shakir highlights reclaiming our legacy for an abandoned frontier, the community, people, and nation of Latin America (Caribbean, Mexico, Central ... {item_link}
Relationship With Allah, Ourselves and People - by Imam Zaid Shakir
Imam Zaid Shakir discusses a Hadith of Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) narrated by Abu Thar (RA), be mindful of Allah, a good action ... {item_link}
Reality of The Unseen - by Imam Zaid Shakir
In this sermon Imam Zaid Shakir discusses the importance of internalizing and actualizing to the depths of our being the reality of God, heaven, hell, and other ... {item_link}
Islam Suffices As A Blessing - by Imam Zaid Shakir
In this Sermon, Imam Zaid Shakir provides integral advice on how to internalize the reality and meaning of Allah in our lives. Sermon published on Oct. 5, 2018 ... {item_link}
Transcend This World - by Imam Zaid Shakir
Imam Zaid Shakir expounds on the crises of despair in society, impact on the Muslim community, and the cure for this disease. Livestream Sermon at Lighthouse ... {item_link}
LGBTQ and Islam: Our Approach - by Imam Zaid Shakir
Imam Zaid Shakir discusses Islam's stance on the LGBTQ issue and limits as Muslims, and in regards to the LGBTQ community. How, Muslim youth should ... {item_link}
Masculine and Feminine: Gender In Islam - by Imam Zaid Shakir
Imam Zaid Shakir clarifies masculine and feminine gender in Islam, and meaningful relationships between men and women. Published at ISNA Convention ... {item_link}
ISNA Convention 2018 - Imam Zaid Shakir
Imam Zaid Shakir explains that Muslims should be ambassadors of peace starting with As Salaam Alaikum and to exemplify dignity at ISNA's 55th Convention ... {item_link}

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