Shaykh KAMALUDDIN + Alimah SOBIA AHMED in CAMBRIDGE & LDN Fri 11 - Sun 13 Nov

As-salamu alaykum

Alhamdulillah Shaykh Kamaluddin Ahmed and his respected wife Alimah Sobia Ahmed will be visiting Cambridge insha Allah on [B]Friday 11 & Saturday 12 and London on the evening of Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 Nov.

Schedule: CAMBRIDGE Friday 11th to Saturday 12th November

Fri 11 Nov 2011

>> 1-2pm Jumu'ah Khutbah by Shaykh Kamaluddin

St Columba's Hall, Downing Place [See Map Attached]

Open to Brothers & Sisters

>> 3-4:20pm (Maghrib) Halaqah: Blessings of the Remembrance of Allah by Shaykh Kamaluddin

Sidgwick Site Prayer Room, Sidgwick Avenue [See Map attached]

Open to Brothers & Sisters

>> Maghrib-6:30pm Halaqah: Knowledge & Spirituality in University Life by Alimah Sobia Ahmed

Sidgwick Site Prayer Room, Sidgwick Avenue [See Map attached]

Open to Sisters Only

>> 7pm (SHARP) Love for Allah by Shaykh Kamaluddin

Masjid Abu Bakr, Mawson Road, CB1 2DZ
There will be an opportunity for Q&A after the Isha prayer which is at 8:30pm

Open to Brothers & Sisters | Live Broadcast on

Sat 12 Nov 2011

On Saturday there will be two parallel classes running for FREE - one for Sisters (by Alimah Sobia Ahmed) and one for Brothers (by Shaykh Kamaluddin)

>> 11am-3pm Day Course on Imam al-Ghazali (ra)'s Duties of Brotherhood by Shaykh Kamaluddin Ahmed

Cambridge Muslim Community Centre, 4 Devonshire Road (Off Mill Road), CB1 2BH

Open to Brothers Only | Live Broadcast on

>> 11am-3pm Day Course: Purification of the Heart by Alimah Sobia Ahmed

11am-1pm: Session 1: Anger & Forbearance: Becoming Forgiving

2pm-3pm: Session 2 Hasad: Overcoming Negative Feelings and Envy

Sidgwick Site Prayer Room, Sidgwick Avenue [See Map attached]

Open to Sisters Only

Schedule: LONDON Saturday 12th - Sunday 13th November

Sat 12 Nov 2011

>> Time TBA Bayan by Shaykh Kamaluddin

Venue TBA

Open to

Sun 13 Nov 2011

FREE COURSE for brothers and sisters


>>Reviving our Spirituality: A Study of Selected Hadith of the Beloved and Blessed Messenger

by Shaykh Kamaluddin Ahmed

10 AM - 6 PM, Sunday, 13th November
Esha Atul Islam, Mosque & Community Centre, 17 Ford Square, London E1 2HS

Open for Brothers and Sisters


New text on Spirituality through Hadith from Turath Publishing by Maulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (ra) will be available on-site

(This course will NOT be broadcast online)

Shaykh Kamaluddin Ahmed (db)

Shaykh Kamaluddin Ahmed was born and raised in Manhattan, New York City. He recieved a BA in Political Science and Arab & Islamic Civilization from the University of Chicago. Shaykh Kamaluddin then spent many years in Pakistan, studying full-time the classical disciplines of Islamic learning including tafsir of the Qur’an, Hadith, Arabic grammar, law and legal theory. He recieved the ‘alimiyyah degree as well as formal authorization to transmit legal opinion (ifta).

From 2005-2010, he was a lecturer in Islamic Intellectual History, Legal Theory, Spirituality and Ethics at one of Pakistan’s leading universities. Currently, he is a postgraduate student in Islamic Intellectual History and Legal Theory at the University of Oxford.

For over seventeen years, Shaykh Kamaluddin has consistently remained in the close company of the highly respected Shaykh Zulfiqar Ahmad, and was granted ijaza by him in tasawwuf (islamic spirituality) in 2002. Since then, he has continually tutored seekers on the path to becoming closer to Allah.

Shaykh Kamaluddin divides his time between the UK and Pakistan, guiding students and delivering lectures at masajid, universities and institutions of learning.

The Shaykh and his wife have also established , an Islamic educational institute which offers free online courses for women the world over.

Alimah Sobia Ahmed

Alimah Sobia Ahmed was born and raised in the US and received her BA in Sociology and Arabic and Islamic Civilization with double honours from the University of Chicago and Masters of Education from the University of Illinois. She went on to study the Dars-e-Nizami course full-time for four years at Jamia Zainab, Lahore and received the Alimiyyah degree. In 2005, Alimah Sobia founded Zaynab Academy in Lahore, where she teaches classes in Quran, Tafsir, Hadith, Fiqh, and Arabic. Alimah Sobia also delivers talks on Islam and drawing closer to Allah. Her students include students and alumni of LUMS, LSE, Kinnaird, FAST, BNU as well as young professional women.