EP 113: WHEELS OF CONFUSION
With Dr. Mohamed Ghilan
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Mahin, SIM and Shaykh Amir talk to Dr. Mohamed Ghilan about consciousness and philosophy. The last hour is just an open goofy/serious dialogue for those you who prefer those kinds of episodes.
Dr. Ghilan is a neuroscientist, Islamic lecturer, YouTuber, and Podcaster.
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Mohamed Ghilan is a Canadian Muslim originally born in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to parents from Sudanese and Yemeni backgrounds. He attended high school after immigrating to Canada in Vancouver, British Columbia. Eventually, Mohamed moved to Victoria where he obtained a B.Sc. with a major in microbiology (honours) and a minor in business administration.
In 2007 Mohamed began his full-time studies in the Islamic Tradition after having made connections with several Muslim scholars. He has been consistently traveling over the past years to spend intensive extended periods studying various aspects of the Islamic sciences relating to Theology and Creed, Jurisprudence, Hadith, Foundational Principles (Usool), Arabic, Poetry, spiritual purification, and Quranic sciences.
Mohamed has previously given lectures on the biography of the Prophet Muhammed peace be upon him, Fundamentalism in Islam, Islam, and science, the message of Islam, Jesus in the Qur’an, in addition to others. He has also taught an introductory course on Islamic Jurisprudence according to the Maliki School as well as an introductory course on Islamic Theology (‘Aqeedah).