Saturday, 18 May 2013

Shaykh Afroz Ali

Imam Afroz Ali can clearly remember himself as a child watching his father (may Allah sanctify his soul) pursue his two greatest passions:  serving others and teaching.  This powerful relationship with a man who was both friend and father, who nurtured him in sometimes surprising ways, inspired in Imam Afroz a deep understanding the power of role models and leaders to nurture excellence in an individual.  Inspired to be a part of positive action in his community, Imam Afroz began the journey of a student of knowledge.

Those studies have taken Shaykh Afroz Ali from university-based academia (the Islamic University in Madina, Saudi Arabia) to more traditional studies in Yemen, the United States and Mauritania.  He has received licences to teach from some of the most esteemed Islamic Scholars of our time. He has also travelled to Cairo, Egypt for further studies in Islamic Jurisprudence with Scholars at al-Azhar University and is on the Board of Advisors at Markaz Aleem in Cairo, Egypt. In addition to teaching for SeekersGuidance, Imam Afroz serves on the SeekersGuidance Management Team as the Managing Director.

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