Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research

Contemplation through Cognition

It is paramount in this age of distraction that we turn our focus inwards to discover the secrets of the mind. Through an Islamic psychological lens, this infographic explores how we can regain deeper thinking and why it is important in our faith.

It is paramount in this age of distraction that we turn our focus inwards to discover the secrets of the mind. Through an Islamic psychological lens, this infographic explores how we can regain deeper thinking and why it is important in our faith.

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Dr. Zohair Abdul-Rahman

Fellow | Dr. Zohair Abdul-Rahman M.D. M.Sc. was born and raised in Toronto, Canada. He studied the Islamic sciences under various local teachers, receiving ijazahs in ‘Aqeedah (theology) and Hadith. Currently, he works as a medical doctor in Brisbane, Australia, where he also serves as a volunteer Imam at a number of mosques, delivering khutbahs and lectures for adults and the youth. He has strong research interests in Islamic theology, Islamic spirituality, and mental health. Alongside his Islamic research, he has also published in medical journals and presented at psychiatric conferences.