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Public Lecture – Dr Hellyer, Ma’an Al Dabbagh & Abdul Hakim Murad
March 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
A SUBLIME WAY: THE SUFI PATH OF THE SAGES OF MAKKA –
Dr Hisham Hellyer, Ma’an Al-Dabbagh & Abdal Hakim Murad
The speakers will discuss the Sufi way of Sayyid Muhammad b. Alawi al-Maliki, as received by ‘ulama of the Muslim minority of Cape Town, against the backdrop of apartheid South Africa. They will highlight some of the unique characteristics of that Sufi order (tariqa), via a book co-written by Shaykh Seraj Hendricks, Dr Hisham A. Hellyer, with Shaykh Ahmad Hendricks. The Hendricks brothers are two of the recognised khulafa’ of Sayyid Muhammad al-Maliki, and resident shaykhs of the Zawiyah Masjid of Cape Town.