Saturday, November 15, 2008

Islamic Association of Colling County present:
Seeking Sacred Knowledge
"My Lord, increase me in knowledge." Quran 20:114

Lecture and Q/A session

A sisters-only event taught by:

Ustadha Shamira Chothia Ahmed
of Zaytuna Institute

Monday, November 17th, 11:00am.
in the Ladies Section (Upstairs) at the Plano Masjid.

Born and raised in Northern California, Shamira Chothia Ahmed is an emerging young female scholar of the traditional Islamic sciences. Her studies led her to seek sacred knowledge from scholars on three continentsAfrica, Europe, and the Middle East. Upon receiving ijaazas (authorizations) to teach from renowned scholars in various Islamic disciplines, she was granted the opportunity to be an instructor of Hanafi fiqh for women at the Zaytuna Institute in Hayward, California. Privately, she taught fiqh (jurisprudence), tajwid (cantillation) and Qur'anic tafsir (exegesis). She recently earned her MA in Demographics and Social Analysis from the University of California at Irvine, and currently teaches shariah sciences to women in the Southern California region.

This event is free and open to all interested sisters. Please join us!
See attached flier. Please forward widely.

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