Build your Ramadan and prepare yourself for the month ahead.
I am pleased to announce a remarkable event coming to the EIIS Centre in Oldham. The event is for sisters only and will be a full day course titled ‘Build your Ramadan’
The day will consist of talks related to the month of Ramadhan, including Fiqh of Fasting, Last 10 days of Ramadan, Spiritually, Foods, and more. These topics will be taught by very experienced Islamic teachers including Ustadha Nagebah, Shaykha Amina Latif, Shaykha Noshin Gul and more.
There will also be an entertainment element in the form of Nasheeds followed by powerful and meaningful spoken word by Lamyaa Hanchaoui and Munshida Zaynab James!
We will also have a souk area as well as crèche facilities with mother and baby room.
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Read further to know the about the experienced speakers attending:
Ustadha Nagebah Hayel
Born and raised in Liverpool, England, Ustadha Nagheba Hayel is the wife of the respected Shaykh Ibrahim Osi-Efa. Ustadha Nagheba studied Arabic and the Islamic Sciences in Damascus, Syria and then moved to Tarim, Yemen, where she studied at the respected Dar al-Zahra for six years, obtaining ijazaat to teach several texts. Ustadha Nagheba also served as a teacher at Dar al-Zahra. She is renowned for her knowledge, wisdom, and motivational manner in addressing students. She currently lives in Liverpool, where she continues to serve, teach, and benefit the community.
Shaykha Amina Latif
Ustadha Amina Latif has been studying and teaching the Islamic Sciences across the UK and internationally, for over a decade now including; Arabic Language, Aqeeda, Fiqh, Tajweed, Ihsan and others.
She has been authorised by Shaykh Dr. Muhammad bin Yahya an Ninowy in many sciences including Aqeeda, Fiqh, & Tajweed – and to give Ijaza in Tajweed also.
She graduated from the University of Manchester with a First: BA (Hons) in Arabic and Comparative Religion in 2003.
She has had the honour of studying in the blessed lands of Syria and Jordan too.
In Syria, as part of her Arabic degree, she graduated from a special one year intensive at the University of Damascus.
During her time there, she also undertook private studies and received an ijaza in Tajweed from the late honourable and renowned Qari, Shaykh Muhiyuddin Hasan al Kurdi (RA), on the Hafs ‘an ‘Asim by way of Shayibiyya Qira’ah, through her Shaykha Umm Hamdee.
She also studied Hanafi Fiqh with Shaykha Hedaya Hartford, focusing on women’s issues.
Upon graduating she travelled to Jordan where she studied Ihsan with the honourable Shaykh Nuh Ha Mim Keller, Arabic Grammar with Shaykha Umm Sahl, Hanafi Fiqh with Shaykha Hedaya Hartford and Qur’anic Tafsir with Shaykh ‘Ali Hani.
She spent the next few years in California, USA where she taught Tajweed at her local masjid.
Upon returning to the UK, she has continued to study advanced Hanafi Fiqh, Usul ul Hadith, Akhlaaq and Aqeeda with the esteemed Shaykh Atabek Shukurov an Nasafi, completed an intensive of the Sahih al Bukhari with the esteemed Shaykh Muhammad al Ya’qubi, and received ijaza in the Muwatta’ of Imam Malik through Shaykh Ninowy.
She currently teaches and resides in Rochdale, with her husband and three children, and has recently started her own women’s organisation called FIHRE.
Shaykha Noshin Gul
Shaykha Noshin Gul was born in Birmingham, but currently resides in Dewsbury. After completing her undergraduate degree in Applied Chemistry and postgraduate studies in Material Engineering in 2005, she travelled to Syria in the pursuit of authentic traditional sacred knowledge. She spent two years in Damascus, studying Arabic at Abu Nur Institute, as well as Tajweed and other disciplines such as Theology, Jurisprudence, Hadith, Legal Theory and Hadith Principles with leading scholars of Syria.
She specialised in Quranic Phonology (Tajweed) and Recitation. As a result, she was awarded with a licence to teach (Ijazah) by one of the Seven Senior Reciters of Damascus, the late Shaykh Abul Hasan Al-Kurdi, as well as by the Shaykh Muhammad Al-Yaqoubi. Further, she also studied this discipline under the late Shaykh Shukri Al-Luhafi.
Under Shaykh Muhammad Al-Yaqoubi, she studied several texts including Al-Sha’rani’s spiritual treatise Etiquettes of Companionship (Adab Al-Suhba) and Al-Busiri’s Poem of the Mantle, (Qasida Al-Burda).
After her return to British shores, she was appointed Head of Primary Islamic Education at Al-Huda Zawiya, Dewsbury, assuming this role for 3 years. While leading several community projects, she also taught Tajweed to over a hundred female students across the country in Oldham, Manchester, Dewsbury, Bradford and Birmingham, as well as Huddersfield, Leeds and Bradford Universities. She co-founded Sacred Vows Introduction Service and ISNAD Institute where she is a lecturer.
• Quranic Phonology
• Islamic poetry
Lamyaa Hanchaoui is a British Moroccan and a recent International Relations graduate. She is a self-taught painter, spoken word artist, musician, and mental health activist who regularly performs at spoken word events and other inspirational talks and conferences. Her most well-known spoken word – “Don’t Give Up” – was featured on Islam Channel’s “Lyrically Speaking” series and has since reached hundreds of thousands of listeners across the world. Lamyaa is also a radio presenter at Inspire FM, raising awareness for women’s rights and voices. Her aim and purpose are to inspire and connect with all individuals in one of the most effective ways possible – writing and performance – through poetry daily thoughts, and experiences.
Munshida Zaynab James
Munshida Zaynab, originally from Liverpool, converted to Islam in 2001
In 2003 Zaynab became a student of Ustadha Nagheba and lived in Tarim for 7 years returning to the UK with Ijaaza to teach the Burda and Qasida’s according to the Hadhrami tradition
Her expertise is playing the Daff drum to the Qasida Burda, the infamous Poem of the Cloak ‘Tarim Style’
Since returning to the UK, Ustadha Zaynab has worked closely with the Desert Echo Daff School and is performing nationwide in England and South Wales in gatherings of Prophetic Prais