Podcast is becoming popular in 2020, the era of a hustling culture. You can easily listen to it while you commute, do house chores, or wait at the airport. Podcast provides in-depth discussions about current issues, parenting, mental health, motivational talk, even funny stories! The number of Muslim podcast channels is growing every day. I have personally chosen 10+ best podcast channels for Muslims of various interesting topics.

best podcast channels for muslims in 2020

NOTE: Click the name of the channel to listen to their podcasts. All of them are available on Spotify.

Muslim Podcasts in English

1. Freshly Grounded

Freshly Grounded is a weekly podcast by 2 British Muslim entrepreneurs, Faisal and Sam. They discuss anything and everything from business, lifestyle, conspiracies and current world events.

2. Mindful Muslimah

Mindful Muslimah covers topics such as how to manage strong emotions and destructive practices, love and relationships, stress, how to deal with finicky eaters and toddler tantrums by the Sunnah, managing multi-cultural family dynamics, halal travel, and homeschooling organization to name a few. Beyond the podcast, they have recently formed a YouTube channel, conduct speaking engagements consultation sessions, and has begun creating courses to motivate and empower Muslim women on various life topics.

3. IlmFeed Podcast

The IlmFeed Podcast is an Islamic podcast which features inspirational discussions with inspirational Muslims from around the world.

4. A Muslim Mom

A Muslim Mom Podcast is about helping Muslim mothers understand their identity through discussion and that it’s OK to be a Muslim Mom. Whether you choose to work, stay at home or a combination of both! It’s about our collective experiences as Muslim mums. The inspiration to begin the podcast came from Surah Asr: “By Time. The human being is in loss. Except those who believe, and do good works, and encourage truth, and recommend patience.”

5. Honest Tea Talk

Honest Tea Talk is a show where 3 Muslim women get together and have honest conversations about the things we desperately need to talk about, as women and as an ummah. It’s raw, it’s real, at times heavy, but always profoundly important.

6. Mind Heist

Mind Heist is podcast hosted by Mohamed and Ameen giving you a critical analysis of various topics from the perspective of 2 of the most sensible Muslim fathers on the internet.

7. Book Nomad

Book Nomad is a monthly podcast by Muslims for those who love reading, culture and the occasional tough question! Each episode, we explore a book, dive into its themes and see how it applies to our real lives and communities.

8. Afiyah Counsel

A new podcast hosted by Aaliyah Bashir from Afiyah Counsel and Care that talks about mental health and psychology in Islam.

Muslim Podcasts in Bahasa Indonesia

1. Muhammad Nuzul Dzikri

Weekly lectures by Ustadh Muhammad Nuzul Dzikri. Currently studying a book called Tadzkiratus Saami wal Mutakallim Fii Adabil ’Alim Wal Muta’alim (Etiquette of the Seeker of Knowledge and Etiquette of the Ahl of Knowledge) by Ibn Al Jama’ah.

2. Tarbiyah Sunnah Learning

The podcast discusses about education and Islam. They also provide Islamic online courses that you can access here.

3. So Mad About Life

A Muslim lifestyle podcast hosted by two Indonesian writers, Alfi Syahrin and Ardhi Mohamad.

Bonus: Non-religious Podcasts Worth Listening To

1. The Homecoming Podcast

Dr. Thema Bryant-Davis is a licensed psychologist, ordained minister, and sacred artist. Using artistic expression, spirituality, psychology, and culture, Dr. Bryant-Davis is an internationally recognized lecturer, performer, and minister. The Homecoming Podcast with Dr. Thema is a podcast to facilitate your journey home to yourself by providing weekly inspiration and mental health tips. Welcome home!

2. TED Talks Daily

Want TED Talks on the go? Every weekday, this feed brings you our latest talks in audio format. Hear thought-provoking ideas on every subject imaginable — from Artificial Intelligence to Zoology, and everything in between — given by the world’s leading thinkers and doers. This collection of talks, given at TED and TEDx conferences around the globe, is also available in video format.

3. The Futur With Chris Do

Candid conversations with the most interesting and inspirational people that you’ve never heard of. Host, Chris Do, interviews people from all walks of life about the fringes of design, technology, marketing and business all in hopes of changing the way you think.

Okay, I’ll wrap them up here. I hope you enjoy these Muslim podcast channels as much as I do. You can also find other reviews and recommendations from me on this page.

If your favourite podcast isn’t mentioned here please share it with me in the comment below!