Posts Tagged ‘student of islam’

A Letter to the Aspiring Western Student of Islam

As salaamu `alaykum (Peace be upon you all), To my dear brother or sister from the West, You dream of escaping from the rat race and empty materialism of our modern, fast-food culture and traveling to a traditional land of Islam – a land that is exotic and different, steeped in history, where mosques stand […]

11 Anchors for the Beginner

Shaykh ‘Ali Rajab al-Salihi’ al-Azhari’s Approach Towards Building a Student Shaykh ‘Ali was from the great scholars of al-Azhar. He wrote that 11 sciences (‘Uloom) should be mastered by anyone who truly wanted to start on a path towards becoming from the people of knowledge and da’wah (the call to Islam). This curriculum is still taught in […]