Friday, 15 December 2017

Shaykh Riyadh Walls

Shaykh Riyadh is a third generation South African. His great grandfather came to South Africa during the Boer War as an officer in the British army. Shaykh Riyadh embraced Islam in 1991 in Cape Town.  From 1995 to 2003 he journeyed in search of Islamic knowledge to many parts of the Muslim world. Some of the places where he spent time were Morocco, Medina, Yemen, Somalia and Syria. He is currently doing his masters in Arabic at UWC and is the resident Imam of Masjid Al Jaamia in Stegman Rd, Claremont. He also runs the Imam Suyuti Institute at Al-Jaamia.


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    Abu Bakr's Names (ra)

    Published by Points of Benefit on Tuesday, 18 October 2011
    - A person has three titles: His ism (name). His kunyah (the father of so-and-so). His laqab (nickname). - Abu Bakr's (ra) name was 'Abdullah ibn 'Uthman. His ancestry joins that of Rasulullah's sallallahu 'alaihi wa sallam at the 6th grandfather i.e. Murrah ibn Ka'b al-Qurashi. - His kunyah was Abu 'Abdirrahman (the father of 'Abdurrahman) (Shaykh Riyadh Walls)