Sheikh Sa’dullah Khan

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Sheikh Sa’dullah Khan, a figure synonymous with both educational leadership and the anti-apartheid movement, has a history of activism that traces back to his days as chairperson of the Muslim Students Association (MSA) at the University of Durban-Westville, now known as the University of KwaZulu-Natal. His early accomplishments include memorizing the Qur’an at the tender Read more

Shaykh Allie Khalfe

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Shaykh Allie Khalfe invested over a decade immersing himself in diverse traditional Islamic teachings under the guidance of Shaykh Seraj and Shaykh Ahmad Hendricks, esteemed figures at the Azzawia Institute, Walmer Estate, Cape Town. These distinguished Shaykhs have their academic roots in Umm al-Qura University, Mecca, focusing on uşül al-fiqh. They devoted a significant decade Read more

Mawlānā Taha Karaan

taha karaan

Mawlānā Taha Karaan, a celebrated Shāfiʿī scholar, was Cape Town’s pride. His family, known for their vast Islamic scholarship, traced back their legacy in both maternal and paternal lineages. His father, Shaykh Yusuf Karaan, carved a niche for himself in the Cape’s Islamic community. He’s notably remembered for translating pivotal works of Shaykh al-Ḥadīth Mawlānā Read more

Sheikh Riyadh Walls

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In the vibrant city of Cape Town, South Africa, Sheikh Riyadh Walls has established himself as a leading figure in Islamic spiritual education and community development. A respected scholar, inspirational speaker, and charismatic leader, Walls has made significant strides in promoting interfaith understanding and fostering community cohesion. His journey from a local religious teacher to Read more

Shaykh Fakhruddin Owaisi

Shaykh Fakhruddin Owaisi al-Madani

Introduction to Shaykh Fakhruddin Owaisi Al-Madani Shaykh Fakhruddin Owaisi al-Madani is a distinguished Islamic scholar based in South Africa, advocating an understanding of Islam rooted in moderation and mercy. Background and Early Life Shaykh Fakhruddin Owaisi hails from a lineage of esteemed scholars and saints, descending from Sayyidina Owais al-Qarani, a lauded saint of Islam Read more

Shaykh Seraj Hendricks

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Immersing oneself in the life and legacy of Shaykh Seraj Hendricks is akin to embarking on a journey through the annals of South Africa’s Islamic heritage. A distinguished scholar, ardent social activist, and committed community servant, Shaykh Hendricks’ life story intertwines with the spiritual, educational, and sociopolitical fabrics of Cape Town’s Muslim community. Shaykh Seraj Read more

Shaykh Irafaan Abrahams

Irafaan Abrahams

Shaykh Irafaan Abrahams is a prominent figure in the Muslim community of South Africa. He served as the President of the Muslim Judicial Council (MJC), one of the oldest and most influential Islamic organizations in South Africa, headquartered in Cape Town. Who is Shaykh Irafaan Abrahams? Born and raised in Cape Town, Shaykh Abrahams studied Read more

Shaykh Ahmad Hendricks

Shaykh Ahmad Hendricks

Shaykh Ahmad Hendricks, an eminent figure in the Islamic landscape of Cape Town, has woven a path of profound spiritual and scholarly influence throughout his life. His educational lineage, traced back through generations of esteemed scholars, and his own relentless pursuit of Islamic knowledge have shaped him into a respected leader in the community. From Read more