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Pay your Zakat today

An obligation to purify one’s wealth by giving 2.5% in charity – After faith and prayer, this is the third pillar of Islam

Zakat is a virtuous practice with benefits in both worlds. Allah, the Almighty, says: “And establish the prayer (Salat) and pay the prescribed alms (Zakat). And whatever good you send ahead for yourselves, you will surely find its fruit with Allah. Indeed Allah is ever Watchful of what you do.” [Qur’an 2:110]

Shaykh Muhammad Imdad Hussain Pirzada in Samarqand and Bukhara (Uzbekistan)

A concise photo album of the recent trip of Shaykh Muhammad Imdad Hussain Pirzada to Samarqand and Bukhara in Uzbekistan from 1st to 4th October 2019. Shaykh Pirzada made this trip to complete his commentary to Sahih al-Bukhari and write the final words to the tenth volume sitting beside the blessed grave at the mausoleum […]

Shaykh Pirzada completes his commentary to Sahih Al-bukhari

Earlier today, Shaykh Muhammad Imdad Hussain Pirzada, completed the commentary to the final hadith (prophetic tradition) of Sahih al-Bukhari and wrote the final words to volume 10 of his ‘Imdad al-Bukhari fi Sharh Sahih al-Bukhari’, sitting right beside the blessed grave of the greatest scholar of hadith of all time, Imam Muhammad ibn Isma’il al-Bukhari […]

Vice-Principal of Jamia Al-Karam leads Graduates’ Delegation to Cairo, Egypt

From 22nd July to 24th July, the Vice-Principal of Jamia Al-Karam, Bakhtyar Pirzada al-Azhari, who is also the Vice-President of Al-Azhar Alumni UK based at Jamia Al-Karam, led a delegation to Cairo, Egypt, where they attended various functions and meetings at Al-Azhar University as well as other centres in Cairo. The visit was jointly organised […]

First ‘Specialisation in Islamic Law’ Course Completed at Jamia Al-Karam

It was a humbling day at Jamia Al-Karam today with a graduation ceremony filled with gratitude and reflection. Students completing their six years of study at Jamia Al-Karam, in particular undergoing the first ever intensive and wide-ranging one year programme leading to the Higher Diploma of Specialisation in Islamic Law graduated today. In addition to […]

Annual Gathering 2019 and Urs Conference to be held on 23 June 2019

The Jamia Al-Karam Annual Gathering 2019 & 21st Urs Conference commemorating the life, legacy and achievements of the erudite Sufi scholar, Zia-ul-Ummat Justice Pir Muhammad Karam Shah al-Azhari (1918-1998), will be held at Jamia Al-Karam in Retford on Sunday 23rd June 2019. The Annual Gathering 2019 will be presided by the honourable Pir Muhammad Amin […]

Graduates of Jamia Al-Karam mark the International Day of Al-Azhar hosted by Al-Azhar Alumni UK

Al-Azhar Alumni UK, which is the UK Branch of the World Organisation for Al-Azhar Graduates, hosted an evening of gratitude and reflection on Thursday 30 May 2019 in Bradford, West Yorkshire, in order to mark the International Day of Al-Azhar, honouring 1079 years since the establishment of Al-Azhar Al-Sharif. The evening comprised of a formal […]