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Vice-Principal attends an evening with Shaykh Abdullah Bin Bayyan on ‘Islam in a Globalising World’

The Vice-Principal, Bakhtyar Pirzada al-Azhari, attended an evening with Shaykh Abdullah Bin Bayyah (Forum for Peace, UAE) and Shaykh Hamza Yusuf (Zaytuna College, USA), on Thursday 2 November 2017. The evening was titled ‘Islam in a Globalising World’ and was jointly hosted in London by the Forum for Peace and Imams Online. During the evening, […]

Jamia Al-Karam holds intellectual and spiritual gathering of zikr and reflection.

Jamia Al-Karam marked this previous weekend with its first Shabb-e Karam (Night of Benevolence). On Saturday night, 14 October 2017, with blessings and specific permission from the honourable Pir Muhammad Amin Ul Hasnat Shah of Bhera Sharif, Pakistan, and under the direction of Shaykh Muhammad Imdad Hussain Pirzada, intellectual and spiritual gatherings of zikr and […]

Shaykh Allama Sayyid Muhammad Mahdi Mian Chishti (Ajmer Sharif, India) visited Jamia Al-Karam

On Wednesday 11 October 2017, the scholarly elder and learned custodian of the renowned spiritual Khanqah of Ajmer Sharif, India, namely Shaykh Allama Sayyid Muhammad Mahdi Mian Chishti, visited Shaykh Muhammad Imdad Hussain Pirzada at Jamia Al-Karam. Ajmer Sharif is home to the resting place and landmark mausoleum of the early 13th century Sufi scholar […]

Nottinghamshire Fire & Rescue Service provide training at Jamia Al-Karam

On Thursday 12th October, the Nottinghamshire Fire & Rescue Service visited Jamia Al-Karam and presented a powerful seminar on Road Traffic Collision (RTC) awareness to young car drivers, which was followed by an impressive RTC rescue demonstration. Students were able to meet the personnel from the Fire & Rescue Service and Specialist Rescue Unit and […]

New Boilers & LPG Tanks Project – Jamia Al-Karam Urgent Appeal

Jamia Al-Karam has been serving the community since 1985, and since 1995 from the Eaton Hall campus in Retford. The Eaton Hall campus was built in the 1950s.  The building at that time was running on old inefficient coalpowered boilers. During those early years, we were able to install commercial oil-powered boilers, which have served […]

Barcelona Attack: Statement from the British Muslim Forum

Following the tragic events in Barcelona, the British Muslim Forum, which is chaired by the Principal of Jamia Al-Karam, Shaykh Muhammad Imdad Hussain Pirzada, issued the following statement. Barcelona Attack: BMF condemnation of the terror attacks in Spain The British Muslim Forum (BMF) most strongly condemns the evil, cowardly acts of terror that occurred yesterday […]

Mayor of Retford and local dignitaries visit Jamia Al-Karam

On 8 July 2017, the Mayor of Retford, Cllr Helen Richards, and former Chairman of Bassetlaw District Council, Cllr Jim Anderson, visited Jamia Al-Karam at Eaton Hall and met with the Founder and Principal, Shaykh Muhammad Imdad Hussain Pirzada, and the Vice-Principal, Bakhtyar Pirzada al-Azhari. On this occasion, a beautiful rose bush that had been […]

Annual Urs Conference and Graduation Ceremony held at Jamia Al-Karam

On Sunday 16 July 2017, the 19th Annual Urs Conference commemorating the life and legacy of the erudite Sufi scholar, Zia-ul-Ummat Justice Pir Muhammad Karam Shah al-Azhari (1918-1998), was held at Jamia Al-Karam in Retford, Nottinghamshire, which also featured the graduation ceremony of 19 male and female students of Jamia Al-Karam. The conference was hosted […]

Graduation Ceremony of 19 graduate alims and alimahs held at Jamia Al-Karam.

On Sunday 16th July 2017, Jamia Al-Karam hosted the 19th Annual Urs Conference of the Zia-ul-Ummat, Justice Pir Muhammad Karam Shah al-Azhari (ra), presided by Sahibzada Pir Major Muhammad Ibrahim Shah (Bhera Sharif, Pakistan). The Jamia Al-Karam Graduation Ceremony featured during the conference with 19 graduate alims and alimahs being honoured in traditional manner. We […]

We will not forget them – Srebrenica Memorial Week 2017

This week is the Srebrenica Memorial Week marking the Bosnian genocide of 1995 in which the European Muslims of Bosnia and Herzegovina suffered “unimaginable savagery” at the hands of General Ratko Mladic’s forces. More than 8,000 Muslim men and boys were massacred in the greatest atrocity on European soil since the Second World War. We […]