Walking the Path of Love

Shaykh Hisham Kabbani

Imam Abdul Latif (TBC)

Dr Hedia Mirhamdi

and performances by
Naqshbandi Ensemble ( Traditional Islamic Nasheeds)
Aaron Harun ( Rumi inspired Spoken Word Poetry)
Pearls of Islam ( Acoustic nasheeds)

Registration starts at 6:30pm
Programme starts at 7:00pm (Sharp)

Venue:
School of Oriental and African Studies University
Thornhaugh St  London WC1H 0XG
Room: Khalili Lecture theatre
Russel Square Campus

REGISTRATION ONLY:
Please email therabbaniproject@hotmail.co.uk to register.

STALL HOLDERS:
If you would like a stall please email : therabbaniproject@hotmail.co.uk

Directions:
http://www.soas.ac.uk/visitors/location/
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Shaykh Hisham Kabbani

Shaykh Muhammad Hisham Kabbani is one of the world’s most renowned scholars of Islamic history and the spiritual science of Sufism. He hails from a respected family of traditional Islamic scholars. As deputy leader of the Naqshbandi Haqqani Sufi Order, Shaykh Kabbani is authorized by his teacher Shaykh Muhammed Nazim Al Qubrusi to issue religious edicts and counsel the students of the movement, which by recent reports number in the millions.
Shaykh Muhammad Hisham Kabbani has spent his life spreading the teachings of peace, acceptance, respect and love that are the message of Islam throughout the world. In the United States, Shaykh Kabbani has continued to disseminate the light and peace of Islam’s spiritual dimension to people of every background, ethnicity, race, and belief.Shaykh Kabbani is the founder of the charity, Centre for Spirituality & Cultural Advancement (CSCA) in the UK. The Centre for Spirituality and Cultural Advancement (CSCA) is an educational and community cohesion based charity. The CSCA promotes a holistic approach to spirituality which embraces all faiths as different paths on the road to spiritual awareness. A key ingredient of this is to establish interfaith links to build a shared respect and mutual understanding between diverse faith groups.

Imam Abdul Latif (TBC)

Imam Muhammad Abdul Latif Finch is an American Muslim Lecturer, Teacher, and Da’ee. After converting to Islam at the age of 20, he began seeking sacred knowledge and eventually in 2002 moved his family to the San Francisco Bay Area to study and be amongst the first students of the Zaytuna Institute (now Zaytuna College) where he earned his ijazaa in Islamic Sciences including; Quranic Sciences, Hadith, Maliki and Shafi’i Jurisprudence, Usul Fiqh, Seerah, Logic, and Arabic Grammar and Morphology under the tutelage of noted scholars; Shaykh Hamza Yusef, Shaykh Salik bin Siddina, Imam Zaid Shakir, Shaykh Abdur Rahman Taahir, Qari Umar Bellahi, Shaykh Abdullah Ali, and Shaykh Yahya Rhodus.

Since graduating in  Zaytuna2008, Muhammad Abdul Latif has continued his studies. Under the guidance of Imam Zaid Shakir, Muhammad Abdul Latif co-founded the Lighthouse Mosque in Oakland, California where he served as the Imam till for 3 years until he resigned in 2012 to focus on his graduate studies. In addition, he was a teacher and a program developer for Deen Intensive Foundation, Seekers Guidance and has assisted Zaytuna College ‘s Summer Arabic Intensive program for three years in a row.

Dr Hedieh Mirahmadi

DR. HEDIEH MIRAHMADI, is the President of the World Organization for Resource Development and Education (WORDE) She has developed  “A Community-Based Approach to Countering Radicalization: A Partnership for America,”Under her leadership, and based on recommendations from the Muslim community, Dr. Mirahmadi established the International Cultural Center (ICC) to engage families in interfaith social action and community building initiatives where people from all traditions can converge to promote principles of peace, social harmony and pluralism.
In the UK Dr Mirahamdi is the Co- founder of the CSCA and is responsible for the development of the infrastructure of the organization. The CSCA is an educational and community cohesion based charity.  In addition, as the Co-Chair of the first-ever all-female Islamic Law Council, she worked with other influential Muslim women to re-examine the current standing of Islamic jurisprudence on a wide variety of issues.