Surah Fatiha: A Fellowship of Faith

  Surah Fatiha: A Fellowship of Faith is a 200 page commentary on the opening chapter of the Qlorious Quran. It focusses in the linguistic, stylistic and spiritual dimensions of the surah. Sample: Surah Fatiha – A Fellowship of Faith, Allie Khalfe SAMPLE Biography of the author  Shaykh Allie Khalfe is the director and founder of […]

Time – using it wisely.

The clock below indicates what a Muslims time or life should revolve around. Haqq – Truth;  Tawhid – Oneness;  ‘Ilm – Knowledge;  ‘Irfan – Beyond surface level knowledge;  ‘Aql – the intellect;  Hikmat – wisdom;  Insan –humanity;  ‘Amal – deeds;  ‘Adl –justice;  Akhlaq – character;  ‘Imran –building;  Islam – Peace  Imam al-Shafi’i said: “Time is like a sword: if you don’t cut it, it will cut you.”  Imam al-Ghazali said: “If you leave yourself […]

Mostafa Atef’s visit to the IslamicText Institute

World renowned Nashid Artist, Mostafa Atef, blessed Cape Town with his gracious presence in December 2017. Together we read extracts from Imam al-Ghazali’s Beginning of Guidance as well as the classic Tawir al-Qulub of the Naqshabandi master, Shaykh Amin Kurdi, may Allah be pleased with them.  Mostafa blessed the IslamicText Institute twice sharing his love […]