Lecture Details for Islamic Theology 2013

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Lecture Details

Event Date1/1/2013
Event LocationHayward, California
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SHY Quotes made at this Event

RecommendationQuote
The Measure of Everything"Numerals are the secret to the West`s power" -Munawar
The Measure of Everything"How the premodern world did not use exact measurements. The foot, span, Cubit. But now everything is measured and there was an initial fight against the decimal system and people don't know that" -Munawar
The Measure of Everything"`If you don't believe me then you should read`, he was talking about how the secret to the west is in their math, and their numbers. " -Munawar
The Measure of Everything"`If you don't believe me then you should read`, he was talking about how the secret to the west is in their math, and their numbers. " -Munawar
Discover Magazine"It's worth reading the article" -Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
Discover Magazine"A discussion on how scientests were allowed to visit the Vatican and witness the "Incorruptibles" - Those Saints who's bodies have not decomposed. SHY was discussing this particular art" -Munawar
The Presence of other Worlds"It's an Interesting Book" -Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
The Presence of other Worlds"A fascinating book" -Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
Misquoting Jesus: The Story Behind Who Changed the Bible and Why"Someone asked a question about the Bible, and Shaykh Hamza recommended this book for more details on the historical inaccuracy of the Bible." -Munawar
Quote
"I'm going to tell you the truth. You're a young man, and I've been around long enough to know some things. This is it: We're Aliens, really. This is not our planet. We're just here for a short time. It's like a prison that you've been put in. Behave well, and you'll get off on good behavior. But ignore the other inmates, because they're crazy." -Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
"If all you take away from this talk, is what I say next, it's enough. Imam Malik Said: "I knew a people who had no faults and they preoccupied their selves with the faults of others, and God gave them faults. I knew another people who had faults and they preoccupied themselves with purifying their faults and ignored the faults of others; and God removed their faults."" -Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
"We visited him once, at this point he was Blind, literally blind, he could not see, he could barely hear, he was in his Coma. He was on the bed, Mouli Hassan said, "Hamza Yusuf came, he's visiting." Alhamdullilah, he liked me a lot. There was no response We sat there and we read something and then we were about to leave. Mouli Hassan said, "Mashallah, Ghaib", He is just not here. And when he said, Sidi Jaid said, "I'm coming, give me a little time." That's what he said, "Give me a little time." And then, we waited a little bit, and he came, and he said "Lift me up." We sat him up, and he opened his eyes, and he asked for his glasses. Then he started reading Surah Yaseen. and then he just said, "I am really giving the Shayateen such a hard time." Wallahi, that's what he said, "They're trying to put doubts in me, and I'm just Alhamdulillah." " -Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
"I have personally seen amazing things on Nisfu-Shaban (Urdu:Shab-e-Barat)" -Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
"I have a teacher from every single Islamic country. " -Shaikh Hamza Yusuf