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The Firsts

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The Firsts: The Forerunners of Islam is the series that visits trailblazers of the ummah. Those that rise to the occasion, and inspire a generation. Host Sh. Dr. Omar Suleiman dives into the stories of the giants who were the first of their kind in this world, and distinguished in the next. Listen in to revive the personalities buried in history.Let’s meet the Firsts. This series is brought to you by Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research. We aim to make academic and Islamically-credible scholarship mainstream through accessible resources such as infographics, animations, podcasts, learning materials, and more. Visit or download the Yaqeen app from the app store to continue dismantling doubts, nurturing conviction, and inspiring contribution, one truth at a time.


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4.9 out of 5 stars from 592 ratings
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    I love this series Sheikh’s impressive storytelling is honestly just amazing it’s like you living in the times of the Prophet ﷺ. more

    Apple Podcasts
    United States4 months ago
  • Amazing

    One of the best Islamic podcasts I've ever listened to.

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    United Kingdom5 months ago
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    Dr. Omar Suleiman just knows how to capture the viewers/listeners attention and keep it interesting as well as informative. more

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    Germany8 months ago
  • Reconnect to the origin stories of the best of Muslims

    This series has helped bridge Muslims today and their predecessors in the era of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) which reconnect them to the values and meaning of being a Muslim. The stories are well researched and beautifully narrated by Sheikh Omar Sulaiman and the Yaqeen Institute team.

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    Indonesia8 months ago
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