On Friday, June 2, Shaykh Riad Saloojee gave a talk at MCC on divine proofs that surround us in our day-to-day lives, which we overlook, especially in these times when modern secular materialism has given way to Atheism.

Shaykh Riad Saloojee is a trained lawyer and has worked in media and political activism. He studied the Islamic sciences at Dar al-‘Ulum al-‘Arabiyyah al-Islamiyyah (DUAI), a well-known Islamic seminary of higher learning in Strand, Cape Town, South Africa, where he also taught for several years after graduation. His teachers include Shaykh Muhammad Emin Er (may Allah sanctify his soul), Shaykh Mokhtar Maghraoui, Shaykh Taha Karaan (may Allah sanctify his soul), Shaykh Muaadth Allie and Shaykh Abdurragman Khan, among others.

Shaykh Riad currently teaches at Al Madina Institute, which is a U.S. based 501(c)3 non-profit organization that operates Al-Madina Arabic Online, Al-Madina Family Program, Al-Madina Foundations, Al-Madina Studio, ImanWire, Pearls Of The Qur’an and Al-Madina Retreats.