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. Biography of the author Shaykh Allie Khalfe is the director and founder of the IslamicText Institute in Cape Town. He is currently a lecturer […]
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 […]
An atmosphere of absolute beauty and love for the beloved ﷺ.
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 […]
Allah ﷻ has indeed blessed this world with hearts which radiate with the prophetic Muhammadan spirit ﷺ in Shaykh Habib ‘Umar bin Hafidh and Shaykh Nur al-Din ‘Ali Jumua, may Allah be pleased with them.