A first for South Africa: all are welcome to witness the first females-only completion ceremony of a group of females who will be completing various Qirāʾāt, under a female teacher. Muʿallimah Ayesha bint Ganief Abrahams is the only female in South Africa to have attained sanad and ijāzah in the 14 Qirāʾāt; the Ten canonical […]
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, […]
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 […]
All are welcome to visit al-Tanzil on 12 January 2016 between 9am-12pm at their premises, 90 Chukker Road, Kenywyn, to find out about the various courses on offer.