Please see below email from the Community Circle team and promote this to your friends and family.
Assalaamu Alaikum Wa’rahmatullahi Wa’barakatuhu,
Pray this reaches you in the best of health and imaan.
Alhamdulilah Community Circle is now entering it’s second year after successfully completing texts on Hanafi Fiqh and the Seerah under the tutelage of Imam AbdurRahman Anwar.
We are now launching a new programme for 2013 for the study of Islamic texts including- Quranic Arabic, Purification of the Heart (by Sheikh Hamza Yusuf) and Riyadus Saliheen taught by Imam AbdurRahman* taking place every week on a Saturday.
Please see attached poster for more details.
2013 Weekly classes will begin on Saturday 2nd February – 10.00am-13.00pm
We hope that you will be available to join us to reap the rewards from these beautiful and spiritually beneficial texts.
** Purification of the Heart and Riyadus Saliheen volumes 1 & 2 will be available to purchase in the first class – please let us know if you will require the text to reserve your order, as a reduced rate may be offered**
Please forward onto family and friends so that they may also benefit insha’Allah.
Please do not hesitate to contact us should you have any queries.
Community Circle Team
* Imam Abdurrahman Anwar stems from a family of Islamic scholars. Born in San Jose, California, he later on moved to the UK and spent some time there. Imam Abdurrahman attended seminary in India, he studied the advanced sciences of Islam under the tutelage of world renowned Islamic scholars, After having memorized the Holy Qur’an by heart and receiving Ijazah in Quranic recitation, his studies then continued to a comprehensive 5-year study of the Arabic language, followed by the study of Hadith (Prophetic Traditions), the study of the translation, exegesis and elucidation of the Holy Qur’an, and the study of Fiqh (Islamic Jurisprudence). He also studied the ‘ashara qira aat.
In 2006, after completing his studies Imam Abdurrahman served at Yaseen Foundation:The Muslim Community Center of the Penninsula, near San Francisco, CA, for 5 years ,with the primary and foremost goal of pleasing Allah swt. He also taught at Peace Terrace Academy Islamic School in Fremont , CA and was head if Islamic Studies, Qur’an and Arabic Department. In the summer of 2011 he moved to London, to be closer to his parents, he currently resides in East London with his wife and child and is serving the community around him. In August 2011, he first chaired Community Circle’s largest speaker event – ‘The Virtues of Ramadan’ with Imam Zaid Shakir from California. Since then, he has delivered a 14 month weekly class with Community Circle studying Hanafi Fiqh (Ascent to Felicity). Seerah (Martin Ling’s Biography of the Prophet Muhammad), Riyadus Saliheen and the Preservation of the Hadith.
He is very active in outreach activities and regularly speaks at different Masajid and Universities and is also teaching a few part time courses such as the Fiqh of Marriage and Divorce at Ebrahim College. He is currently working with an international aid and relief charity, Ummah Welfare Trust, helping to provide relief and aid across the globe.