Monthly Archives: April 2018

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Aljamea-tus-Saifiyah Mourns the Loss of its Rector

Aljamea’s senior most rector, al-Syed al-Ajal Syedi Maʾzūn Saheb Shahzada Qasim Bhaisaheb Hakimuddin, passed away in the early hours of the 20th of Rajab al-Asab, 5th April, 2018. Syedi Saheb was busy preparing for the first day of Aljamea-tus-Saifiyah’s al-imtihān al-shafahī (viva voce examinations), which he had led for decades, expending even the very last moments of his life in the service of Aljamea. […]

2018-04-16T13:06:55+00:00April 15th, 2018|News & Events|

876 individuals commit the entire Holy Quran to memory

Alongside the examinations, the culmination of the academic year at Aljamea-tus-Saifiyah is known for the ceremony where new huffāz, individuals who have commited the entire Holy Quran to memory, are awarded their degrees after passing a series of oral and written tests. This year the award programme involved a procession where huffāz (sing. hāfiz) walked the main ceremonial avenue adjacent to Aljamea and collectively recited select verses from the Holy Quran before His Holiness and an audience of thousands of community members. [...]

2018-04-16T08:55:08+00:00April 13th, 2018|News & Events|

Chief Minister of Gujarat visits Aljamea-tus-Saifiyah

The honourable Chief Minister of the State of Gujarat, Shri Vijay Rupani called on His Holiness Dr Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin TUS, head of the Dawoodi Bohra community, at Aljamea-tus-Saifiyah Arabic Academy on Friday April the 13th in Surat. The Chief Minister visited the 200 year-old Academy to observe and participate in Aljamea’s imtihān shafahī (viva voce examinations). […]

2018-04-14T17:33:19+00:00April 13th, 2018|News & Events|