Allie Khalfe – Biography

Shaykh Allie Khalfe spent a decade learning various traditional texts from Shaykh Seraj & Shaykh Ahmad Hendricks who are the current Shaykhs of the Azawia Institute in Walmer Estate, Cape Town. He is the first of their students to have received a full Ijaza or license  to transmit various branches of knowledge including Fiqh, Theology and Tasawwuf from them.

He spent 2 years at the grand Al-Azhar Mosque in Cairo sitting at feet of some of the foremost scholars alive today including Sh. Sa’id Mamdooh, Sh. ‘Ali Jumua, Sh. Muhammad Fat’hi Hijazi, Sh. Hasan Al-Shafi’i and Sh Hisham Kaamil, all of who he read traditional texts to and received from them licence to teach these texts. He holds a unique sanad or chain of transmission in Arabic grammar which goes all the way up to the author of the classic Al-Ajurumiyyah, Ibn Ajurrum

He is the founder of the Islamic Text Institute in Surrey Estate where he lecturers every day of the week and at the same time lectures Theology at IPSA. He  is currently  completing his Masters in Theology at UNISA.

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