Archive for September, 2013

September 17th, 2013 - 9:42 pm § in Makkah, Scholarship

Sayyid Ahmad al-Ruqaymi

Salam One of the hidden gems of traditional Islam in Makka is the teacher of our teachers, the Husayni Sayyid,  Allamah Ahmad al-Ruqaymi.  During his teaching career he was known for his mastery of a range of sciences and regularly taught works as diverse as Sharh Ibn Aqil in grammar, Tafsir Nasaf[...]

September 7th, 2013 - 5:22 pm § in Hadith, Makkah

Hadith of Brotherhood

Salam We were honoured in the UK for this year’s Ramadan to host Shaykh Khalid Turkestani from Makkah, a student of Shaykh Muhammad Yasin al-Fadani and Sayyid Muhammad bin Alawi al-Maliki amongst others.  During his stay of 9 days we completed a reading of Imam Ibn Abi Jamrah’s abridgem[...]