Islamic Podcasts for Beginners and Reverts

By Rameen Hassan | 01, Oct, 2021
Islamic Podcasts for Beginners and Reverts

41:33 وَمَنْ أَحْسَنُ قَوْلًا مِّمَّن دَعَآ إِلَى ٱللَّهِ وَعَمِلَ صَـٰلِحًا وَقَالَ إِنَّنِى مِنَ ٱلْمُسْلِمِينَ
And who is better in speech than one who invites to Allah and does righteousness and says, "Indeed, I am of the Muslims."
(Surah Fussilat 41:33)

We welcome you to the beautiful religion of Islam. If you’re feeling a medley of different emotions, from being happy and content to anxious and even overwhelmed, we understand! Reverting to Islam can be a significant transition, one that will touch every aspect of your life.

To help you ease into the wisdom of Islam, we’ve compiled a list of podcasts by Muslim brothers and sisters, scholars, and reverts. They have been grouped into three categories, making it easier for you to skim through the content, finding exactly what you’re looking for.


Knowledgeable Podcasts by Renowned Muslim Scholars

Looking to navigate through everyday life as a Muslim? or perhaps are interested in getting your daily Tafseer teachings without any interruptions? You’re in the right place.

Outlining facts and figures about Islam and its belief system, all backed up by Quranic evidence and hadith references; we recommend the following podcasts:

Muslim Central
Muslim Central Podcast

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Muslim Central is a huge podcast platform that features over 100 different Muslim speakers and scholars from around the world. Although some speakers have a fixed schedule, many tune in at different times and dates throughout the week.

If you’re looking for some specific scholars to tune into, we recommend listening to Yasmin Mogahed for relatable, easily accessible topics and lectures for beginner Muslims. Her podcasts highlight common struggles Muslims face in their everyday lives, along with Islamic solutions to combat them. By providing a unique perspective, her podcasts help you think beyond the surface of the topic.

For a more detailed interpretation of the teachings and belief system of Islam, head over to Dr. Mufti Ismail Menk’s podcasts grouped under Muslim Central. He is a prominent Muslim scholar and educationist; hence, his podcasts spread the basic message of Islam. For similar content, Saad Tasleem delves into the teachings of Islam, covering everything from Islamic history, various messages, and interpretation.

Living the Quran Podcast
Living the Quran Podcast

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The best way to get in your everyday Tafseer teachings without any interruptions? Be sure to tune in to Living the Quran Podcast.

The scholars working at this network have vast knowledge regarding the teachings of Islam, providing a comprehensive understanding through Quranic evidence and Hadith references. These podcasts highlight the scope of themes identified in the Holy Book, assisting you in better understanding of Quran.

If anything, you’re definitely going to feel a stronger connection to your religion after listening to their analyses.


Finding your Identity as a New Muslim

Starting your journey as a new Muslim can be challenging. For that very reason and more, we’ve compiled a list of podcasts by Muslim brothers and sisters that will definitely help you get by everyday life as a Muslim.

Salam Girl!
Salam Girl Podcast

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Hosted by Monica Traverzo and Nicole Queen, two American Muslim reverts, Salam Girl! is one of the best podcasts for beginners that you’re going to come across.

Throughout the series, the speakers address their extremely relatable experiences and conversations in high spirits, giving you the right energy you need to find your identity as a new Muslim. For this very reason, the podcast is popular among Muslim reverts.

So, if you’re looking to bring a positive light into your world, we recommend you tune into their channel.

Halal Travel Podcast by Halaltrip

A candid, lighthearted podcast is all you need to start your day! Luckily, Halal Travel Podcast by Halaltrip brings you just that.

From a wide range of topics addressed, ranging anywhere from spontaneous talks about life as Muslims to travel stories to persuade your next Halal trip, the podcast is hosted by a bubbly trio that will make you giddy with excitement.


Podcasts Highlighting Islamic Rules and Essentials

As a revert, you might have to do a few things differently now, with respect to the teachings of Islam.

The following podcasts provide just the right guidelines in highlighting Islamic rules and essentials to help ease into the unfamiliar:

Islamic Finance Guru Podcasts
Islamic Finance Guru Podcast

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If you already didn’t know, managing money changes once in the realm of Islam. With certain restrictions in place, these incredible series aim to bring money matters to the forefront of the Muslim community, primarily to help you understand the dos and don’ts in the Islamic financial markets.

A range of topics are discussed, highlighting the essential rulings on controversial financial standings such as Halal investments, managing personal finance, and dealing with savings. All the statements made during the podcasts are backed up by Quranic evidence and Hadith references for complete dependability.

The Islamic History Podcast

Islamic History Podcast

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As beginners and reverts, we often overlook the importance of Islamic history as a key learning tool in understanding Islam better. This podcast helps us do just that and more!

The Islamic History Podcast outlines Islamic history in a fun, interactive way. Not only does it give a reliable account of the numerous events in history, but it investigates the stories as well. From descriptions of the Islamic Caliphates to The Massacre of Karbala, the in-depth analysis of the topics helps make up the values of present-day Islam.


All the podcasts mentioned above are available to stream on Spotify, Apple Podcast, Google Podcast, Anchor, and independent podcast networks. So, which podcast are you planning on tuning into first?

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