Podcast Episode 4: Interview with Shaykh 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


Lecture Videos Referenced


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Omar Usman

Omar Usman is a founding member of MuslimMatters, Qalam Institute, Muslim Strategic Initiative, and Debt Free Muslims. He is a regular khateeb and has served in different administrative capacities in various national and local Islamic organizations. You can follow him on Google+ or on Twitter @ibnabeeomar. Check out his latest project at Fiqh of Social Media.

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