412. Fasting, Self-Mastery, and Ramadan with Zahra Aljabri

412. Fasting, Self-Mastery, and Ramadan with Zahra Aljabri

By Commune

A week from today is the first full day of the holy month of Ramadan, in which Muslims seek a richer perception of God through the experience of fasting from dawn to dusk. In this episode Zahra Aljabri, spiritual coach and entrepreneur, elaborates on the five pillars of Islam, and how she uses the fourth pillar – fasting – to master not only her body but also her mind and spirit.

In this episode we cover:
0:04:25 – Muslim Experience in California
0:08:44 – Calendar of Ramadan
0:12:29 – Fasting
0:18:19 – Five Pillars of Islam
0:41:43 – Fundamentalism
0:42:48 – Muslim Challenges in the West
0:56:04 – Context
1:14:05 – Spirituality and Self-Growth
1:20:46 – Arabic Expressions

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