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Loving The Beloved ﷺ | Shaykh Samer Al-Nass & Imam Asad Ali

January 14, 2023 @ 5:30 pm 7:30 pm

Join us for this auspicious gathering of Burdah Shareef under the guardianship of Syedi Shaykh Samer Al-Nass this Saturday evening.

Imam Mohammed Asad Ali visiting from UK, will be leading Burda Shareefah along with local Bay Area Munshids

Burdah Shareefah is a world-renowned poem of the cloak, which is a great means to connect to the Best of Creation ﷺ. Reciting this magnificent poem is a means of getting closer to the Prophet ﷺ through its recital, commentary, and appreciation.

5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. | Saturday, January 14 | Conference Room | Join in-person or watch virtually at mcceastbay.org/live

Questions? events@mcceastbay.org

About the Scholars:

Shaykh Samer Al-Nass was born in Damascus, Syria, where he studied at the College of Medicine of the University of Damascus. He went on to study in the United States where he qualified in internal medicine.

The Shaykh has studied under some of the great ‘ulama of the Levant (Shaam) and the Arabian peninsula. He has a traditional license to teach (ijazah) in the ten styles of recitation of the narration of the Shatibiyyah and the Durra from the world-renowned Shaykh Muhammad Sukkar. He received an ijazah in the ten styles of recitation of the narration of Tayyibah from the Egyptian Shaykh Ahmad Mustafa in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, himself a student of Shaykh Abd al-Aziz al-Zayyat of Egypt. Shaykh Samer has a traditional license to teach (ijazah) in Islamic law (fiqh) and theology and creed (‘aqida) from Shaykh Lutfi al-Fayumi and the late Hanafi Mufti, Shaykh Adib al-Kallas. He also studied with the previous Mufti of Syria, Shaykh Abu Yusr Ibn `Abidin. Shaykh Samer was honoured to study hadith in Mecca with the great Indonesian-Meccan Shaykh Yasin al-Fadani, and with Shaykh Nur ud-din `Itr of Syria. He also has an ijazah in Prophetic traditions (hadith) from the late Shaykh `Abd Allah Siraj al-Din of Aleppo, Syria.

Shaykh Samer is presently a teacher at Ma’had al-Fatih al-Islami in Damascus, teaching the Hanafi fiqh manual Al-Hidayah in the department of Islamic Law (Shariah), and lecturer on the ten recitations of the Qur’an in the MA program. The Shaykh teaches Qur’anic recitation (tajwid) after fajr prayers daily in the blessed mosque of Shaykh Ibn `Arabi, a post given to him by his Shaykh and father-in-law, one of the illustrious Shaykhs of Quran in the Levant (Sham), the late Shaykh Muhammad Sukkar. Shaykh Samer has been teaching at various Islamic studies intensive courses in England and North America since 2000.

Imam Mohammed Asad Ali is the founder of the Imdadiyyah, an educational institution based in Sheffield, UK. He was classically trained at Masjid Nabawi. He formerly served as Imam at Waltham Forest Islamic Association (Lea Bridge Road Mosque), Masjid-e-Owais-e-Qarni (Belgrave Community Centre), and Ilford Islamic Centre.

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