Shaykh Hisham Kabbani swept through Southeast Asia this summer, traveling back and forth between Indonesia, Singapore and Malaysia, in the company of renowned nasheed singer Habib Syech Abdul Qodir Assegaf from Solo, Indonesia. SimplyIslam was organizing a huge public event, and with more than six years having passed since I last sat in his blessed company, […]
Photos from the Journey to Ihsan conference are available here on Flickr.Â I loved looking them over since I didn’t have my camera for the trip.Â Someone even took a shot of me!
Alhamdulillah, I was able to fly to Singapore to attend the conference Journey to Ihsan last weekend. It was my first time in Singapore, and I came in the hard way, landing in Johor Bahru, then taking a three hour combination of trains and buses before arriving at my hotel, across the street from Dar […]
The Abdul Aleem Siddique Mosque of Singapore is hosting the 2nd International Conference on Islamic Spirituality, to be held on 2-3 September, 2006. The theme of the conference is Journey to Ihsan. Among the headlining speakers are Shaykh Hisham Kabbani and Professor Abd al-Haqq Godlas. More details including bios of the speakers are available. It […]
Following up on the Chechnya post, here are a few more resources that I googled up: On the Web! More on Wahhabi penetration in the Caucasus: In 1999, RFE/RL correspondent Oleg Kusov interviewed young people in Gudermes, the second-largest town in Chechnya. They told him they would follow the Wahhabi principles because the Wahhabis gave […]