Making Sense of a Crazed & Cruel World – A talk by Ustadh Jamal ud-Deen Hysaw

jmldOn Saturday the 25th of October 2014 The Edinburgh Muslim Community Association were proud to present: “Making Sense of a Crazed & Cruel World” a talk by Ustadh Jamal ud-Deen Hysaw.

With so much negativity pouring through media outlets nowadays it is very easy to feel overwhelmed and powerless. Ustadh Jamal gave an insightful discourse into how we can make some sense of it all and shared his insights into how we can cope and make a difference to ourselves and to the world we live in.

Ustadh Jamal Ud-Deen Bio: Originally from Chicago, Illinois, obtained his Bachelors degree in Political Science from Southern Illinois University. In the summer of 1992, he accepted Islam and subsequently travelled to Damascus, Syria where he studied Arabic and Islamic Studies at Abu Nur and the University of Damascus for three years. He continued his studies in Tarim, Yemen where he studied at Dar al-Mustafa for another five years. Prominent among his teachers were Habib Umar Bin Hafidh, Habib Abdur-Rahman bin Hafidh, Shiekh Umar Al Khatib, and Habib Ali Al-Jifri. During his studies Ustadh Jamal ud-Deen received permission from his teachers to teach and comment on books of Shafi Fiqh, Aqida, Hadith, Tafsir, and the Sciences of the Heart. Ustadh Jamal ud-Deen presently resides in Atlanta, Georgia with family where he is currently studying and conducts regular learning programs, study circles, seminars, retreats and programs in the arts.