Jawhara Al-Tawhid - Precious Jewel of Oneness- Shaykh Ali Laraki
Time & Location
About The Event
Shaykh Ali Laraki is back in London to teach from an extremely beneficial text on the topic of Aqida (Islamic Creed). The course will feature over 12 lessons, Students also have the option to watch from home via Live Stream. Shaykh Ali Laraki will cover the scholarly acclaimed "Jawhara al-Tawhid" of Imam Ibrahim al-Laqani, a text widely taught throughout the world.
The poem sets out the tenets of Tawhid (the foundation of Faith) in a way that allows students to understand the intricacies of the Creed. It is therefore regarded as a foundational, yet detailed – primer in becoming acquainted with the science of Scholastic Theology (Ilm al-Kalam).
Classes start on 27 October 2017, and will take place every Friday from 6:30pm to 9:30pm at Rumi's Cave (London NW6 7ST)
The 12 lessons of 3 hours each are charged at £190 in total, payment can be made on site or online via Eventbrite. All those who purchase the Attended tickets can also view the Live Stream recording later on for a week.
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About the teacher:
Shaykh Ali Laraki
He is Ali ibn Abdulhaq Al-‘Iraqi al-Husaini. Born in Malaga (Spain) in 1965 and brought up in Tangier (Morocco).
He holds a degree (Ijaza)in Sahri’a and Usul ad-Din by the European Faculty of Islamic Sciences (France). He has studied Islamic Sciences in the traditional way with various ‘ulama like Sheykh Muhammad Al Kassbi (Morocco), Sidi ‘Abd as-Salam Afkir (Morocco), Sheykh Muhammad an-Naifar (Tunisia), Sheykh Muhammad al-Lakhwa (Tunisia), Sidi Muhammad al-Wazzani (Morocco), holding ijazat from some of them.
He has translated into Spanish and commented the Risala of Ibn Abi Zaid al-Qairawani, the Hikam of Ibn ‘Ataillah, the Ajurrumiya of Ibn Ajurrum, the Dala’il al-Khairat of Al-Jazuli, the Burda of Al-Busayri. He is also the author of The Practical Guidebook (a commentary on the Al-Murshid al-Mu’in of Ibn ‘Ashir), ‘Aqida–Two treatises on Muslim Creed, A commentary on Surat al-Fatiha, An Introduction to the Science of Tasawwuf, A Treatise on Islamic Governance and a number of other works.
Under the guidance of Shaykh Abdulqadir as-Sufi, he has lived and taught in South Africa, Spain, the USA and the United Kingdom. He has been Imam Khatib in Newark NJ (USA), Madrid (Spain), the Jami’a Mosque of Cape Town (South Africa) and lecturer in Islamic Studies there at the Dallas College. He has been Imam Khatib at the Ihsan Mosque in Norwich where he taught Tafsir, Ash’ari Aqida and Maliki fiqh.
He currently holds the position of Main Teacher and Adviser of The Meem Institute, an institution established in Leicester in 2011 in order to transmit the three aspects of the Deen, Islam, Iman and Ihsan. He presently runs a weekly circle of Dhikr of Fridays where he imparts the teachings of the Qadiriya-Shadhiliya-Darqawiya tariqa.