On the 13th November 2016, The IslamicText Institute opened at its new premises in Cape Town. Photos courtesy of Nabeelah Armien
Study traditional texts under qualified scholars. email firstname.lastname@example.org to enquire or register for a course. Fiqh: A specialized course covering aspects of worship including prayer (salāh), charity (zakāh), fasting (siyām) and pilgrimage (hajj).Learners will receive a certificate (ijāzah) permitting one to further teach the content covered in the course. Tasawwuf: A specialized course covering aspects […]
A story of humility and wisdom One day, when the great saint and gnostic Abu Yazid Al-Bistami was walking through a street, suddenly a dog appeared, approaching him slowly. Being cautious and not wanting his clothes to be in contact with the dog, Abu Yazid pulled up his clothes. Unexpectedly, the dog was communicating to […]
The IslamicText Institute offers the community the opportunity to book Shaykh Allie Khalfe for a wedding ceremony (Nikah) in advance. To arrange for a booking, simply email Islamictext@gmail.com and we will respond to you within 24 hours of receiving the request.
The IslamicText Institute Portfolio Background The institution was started in 2006 by Muhammad Allie Khalfe and is a product and inspiration of the ‘Al-Zawia’ institute in Walmer Estate, Cape Town. IslamicText is modeled on the Islamictext Society in Cambridge, United Kingdom, where its founder Prof. Shaykh Abdul-Hakim Murad, one of the world’s most influential Muslim […]
On him being from amongst the tabi’in The majority of hadith-scholars agree that a man becomes a Tabi‘i by merely having met a Sahabi and having seen him, and it is not a condition that he accompanies him for a period of time and narrates from him. [Al-Suyuti] said in Tadrib al-Rawi on the definition […]
If one is unable to fast during the blessed month of Ramadan then one should never despair for Allah (All-Merciful) provided the believers with multiple paths of attaining the rewards, degrees and blessings of this sacred month. The following is a brief list of how one may reap the benefits of this month despite the […]