Various Qurʾān Programmes in the Cape The Cape was blessed with a visit by one of the leading Qurʾānic scholars in the world, Dr ʿAbd Allah ibn Ṣāliḥ ibn Muḥammad al-ʿUbayd. Born in Saudi Arabia, 1966, Dr ʿAbd Allah has travelled the world in his quest for knowledge, including Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Syria, Jordan, Egypt, […]
Brief History Of Qira’at By Qari Saleem Gaibie That the Qurān was revealed verbatim is a historical fact. While this suggests that there were no variations, the opposite is true for it was revealed variously taking in account the numerous dialects of the tribes of Arabia. Its subsequent transmission and instruction by the Prophet (saw), the […]
The Muslims of the Cape are not unacquainted with gatherings of dhikr (remembrance of Allah) and halaqaat (circles of learning) of Quranic recitation. Concerning the latter, special groups were formed to take part in these recitals named “bacha jama’ahs” (assembly of reciters). Though they might differ slightly to the manner in which they were conducted […]
The 4th of December, 2015, celebrated the second graduation of al-Tanzil. Worthy of note in the programme was the culmination of the “Kisai Project”, which marked the completion of the Qira’ah of Kisai, as well as the Qira’ah of Khalaf al-Ashir by: • Ibrahim Floris • Akhlaq Oldey • Muhammad Zayn Alexander • Abdullah Petersen […]
The past Sunday, 12 October 2014, marked another milestone for Capetonians in the Quranic arena when Muallimah Rādiyah Bawa completed the Qirā’ah (Reading) of Abū ‘Amr al-Basri. This is the second time in the history of Cape Town, and the broader South Africa, that a female completed this particular Qirā’ah. The first female to complete […]
A brief overview of the ten Qiraa’aat. Watch in full screen for optimum viewing.