Season 8 (2017)
Season 7 (2016)
Season 6 (2016)
Season 5 (2015)
Season 4 (2015)
Season 3 (2014)
Season 2 (2014)
Season 1 (2014)
Time to bring out the book. 8pm sharp. Thanks to Surau of Bangsar Shopping Centre, they will serve light refreshments, so don’t worry about rushing dinner before coming. 🙂
By the way, leading the class is engineer, businessman and community leader, Mr. Abdul Rahman bin Ali. He has taught this book in various classes for some years now and will be connecting it with his experience working in KL, Singapore and Europe. He is the organizer of the Annual Symposium for the Scholarship of Imam Al-Haddad.
Jesus & Muhammad as Heart Doctors.
Dr Omar Mahmood double-majored in Psychobiology and Arabic and then studied Islamic Sciences in the traditional seminary Dar al-Mustafa, Tareem, Hadhramout. He holds a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and is currently a research scientist at the University of California, San Diego.
He serves as a national advisor to the Muslim Youth of North America. He promotes the development of Islamic identity in Muslim youth through spirituality, counseling, recreation, and the arts.
White Gold: Breastmilk Untold
Habib Kadhim Al-Sagoff & Nor Kamariah
Sometime ago, mothers were led to believe that breastmilk were nutrionally insufficient and inferior.
However, the Prophet’s infancy with the honoured wet nurse Halimah Al-Sa’diah and subsequently scientific research clearly indicate otherwise.
Additionally our guest speakers will explain about the psychological aspect like emotional development and the Shari’ah aspect in community welfare relevant today like assisting infant refugees and orphans.
Habib Kadhim Al-Sagoff is a world renowned Caller to Islam and scholar. Nor Kamariah Mohamad Alwi is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant.
Do come and Share the good word. As always, no registration or fees required.
Cooking & Looking at Islamic Malay History with Muhiyuddin Al-Attas
A few stories of our past are often heard till today. Some makan plain nasi others tambah their own kari. Some understand it clearly others find it blurry. This get together will explain who are they, how it happened and now how to clear it up.
Muhiyuddin b. Hussein Al-Attas is completing a M.Phil from CASIS (UTM). He used to lecture at KUIS and now at Adni Pre-University where he teaches the worldview of Islam and the map of knowledge. His research interest is in S.M.N Al-Attas’ conception of the West, encompassing the origins of the worldview of the West, its philosophical, cultural and religious roots, and how this worldview is impacting the world.
Mohamed Geraldez is an American Muslim entrepreneur who is in Malaysia attending the Global Entrepreneurship Summit with President Obama and his group. Mohamed invests in companies like Jaan J., the largest halal non-silk necktie company in the world, and George Charles & Sons, a custom suit maker in New York City.
He also serves as an advisory board member to several entities like the Information Technology Consulting Firm, GeniusCo, and the American Muslim Consumer Conference group that hosts the most important yearly gathering that connects leading American corporations with American Muslim entrepreneurs, companies, businessmen/women and investors.
Mohamed was recently tapped to be the first Executive Director for Co-Founder, Dr. Sherman Jackson’s ALIM Program where strategies are being developed for the future of Islam in the modern world. Mohamed hopes to transform the ALIM Program from a traditional non-profit to a trailblazing, hybrid not-for-profit that can better serve the American Muslim community.
He was asked to present his unique personal story in the book by White Cloud Publications “All-American: 45 American Men on Being Muslim.” The book can be ordered at Amazon.com.
Shaykh Mohammed Aslam memorised the Quran from an early age, after which he embarked on a path of seeking sacred knowledge. He ultimately travelled to Damascus where he undertook extensive private studies as well as enrolling in one of the most prestigious Islamic institutes in the world, Mahad al-Fath al-Islami seminary from where he graduated after six years of full time study with some of the greatest scholars in the world.
On returning to the U.K, he enrolled in Post-graduate studies at the same time as serving as Imam Khatib of one of the largest mosques in Birmingham. Shaykh Aslam established The City of Knowledge Academy which serves as a bustling hub of educational activity as well as also advising various community and grassroots projects around the city.
Back again this year!
Also feel free to start similar groups with your family, friends and colleagues. They may be near you or randomly around the world. Use whatever suitable platforms you like, be it emails or Facebook. 🙂
To the members who will be joining our WhatsApp group for this: near the end of Ramadhan, we will host a Khatam (Completion) celebration with some sweets and drinks. Details to be announced to you via WhatsApp.
Rehan Khan was born in Wimbledon, in 1971 and is now based in Dubai with his wife and two children. Rehan penned his first ‘novel’ at the age of nine and has been writing ever since. As a child he loved listening to swashbuckling tales of heroism and valour, as well as dabbling in science fiction. Whilst attending the Oxford University Summer School for Adults in 2010 he started scribbling notes around courage and valour. This became the beginnings for the Last of the Tasburai, his debut epic fantasy novel. During the day, Rehan is the Regional Consulting Director in the MENA region for a FTSE 100 corporation, and is also a Professor of Management at an international business school.
Khalina Khalili is a mother of three teenagers and author of “The Camel’s Journey.” Her “Kids and Science Series” are soon to be published by Dar al-Andalus(InshaAllah) comprising of ten stories that portray the Islamic approach towards nature for ages 6 months to three years old. She is currently doing her Ph.D. in Islamic Philosophy at the Centre for Advanced Studies in Islam, Science and Civilization(CASIS), UTM.
Beats & Beans is back. This time around we will be doing a mixture of tunes from a few regions. Come. 🙂