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 […]
Endorsment by Shaykh Hasan al-Shafi’i al-Azhari In the name of Allah, the most Gracious, most Merciful. ALL PRAISE is due to Allah. May Allah’s praise and blessings be upon the Messenger of Allah, the Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, his household, his Companions and all those who follow them. I received the request to […]
Written by Allie Khalfe – The IslamicText Institute, Cape Town.
On the 13th November 2016, The IslamicText Institute opened at its new premises in Cape Town. Photos courtesy of Nabeelah Armien
A story of humility and wisdom One day, when the great saint and gnostic Abu Yazid Al-Bistami was walking through a street, suddenly a dog appeared, approaching him slowly. Being cautious and not wanting his clothes to be in contact with the dog, Abu Yazid pulled up his clothes. Unexpectedly, the dog was communicating to […]