International Community Outreach Islamic Supreme Council of America http://islamicsupremecouncil.org/activities/international-community-outreach.feed 2017-12-16T18:49:40Z Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management ISCA Chairman leads over 150,000 in Muslim Celebration in Southeast Asia 2011-04-07T01:52:23Z 2011-04-07T01:52:23Z http://islamicsupremecouncil.org/activities/international-community-outreach/66-isca-chairman-leads-over-150000-in-muslim-celebration-in-southeast-asia.html Dilshad Fakroddin dilshad@sunnah.org <p><img class="caption" src="http://islamicsupremecouncil.org/images/stories/sea2010/1sea2010.jpg" border="0" alt="Shaykh Kabbani leads a traditional Islamic celebration in City Park in Indonesia" title="Shaykh Kabbani leads a traditional Islamic celebration in City Park in Indonesia" align="left" style="float: left; border: 0pt none;" />In his second trip to Southeast Asia this year, ISCA Chairman Shaykh Hisham Kabbani visited four nations in the span of one month, where he led many public gatherings and spoke on the importance of traditional Islamic principles. Beginning the tour in Singapore, the renowned leader led a large congregational prayer at the Habib Nuh mosque, and spoke at a few other gatherings in the country before departing for Malaysia, where prominent Malays hosted him and ISCA staff for several large gatherings. From Malaysia, the group travelled to Australia where Shaykh Kabbani spoke on interfaith relations and spirituality at a well-attended event at the Theosophical Society of Melbourne.</p> <p><img class="caption" src="http://islamicsupremecouncil.org/images/stories/sea2010/1sea2010.jpg" border="0" alt="Shaykh Kabbani leads a traditional Islamic celebration in City Park in Indonesia" title="Shaykh Kabbani leads a traditional Islamic celebration in City Park in Indonesia" align="left" style="float: left; border: 0pt none;" />In his second trip to Southeast Asia this year, ISCA Chairman Shaykh Hisham Kabbani visited four nations in the span of one month, where he led many public gatherings and spoke on the importance of traditional Islamic principles. Beginning the tour in Singapore, the renowned leader led a large congregational prayer at the Habib Nuh mosque, and spoke at a few other gatherings in the country before departing for Malaysia, where prominent Malays hosted him and ISCA staff for several large gatherings. From Malaysia, the group travelled to Australia where Shaykh Kabbani spoke on interfaith relations and spirituality at a well-attended event at the Theosophical Society of Melbourne.</p> Shaykh Kabbani Distributes Humanitarian Aid in Africa 2010-10-18T14:50:15Z 2010-10-18T14:50:15Z http://islamicsupremecouncil.org/activities/international-community-outreach/62-humanitarian-aid-in-africa.html ISCA cellweb@yahoo.com <p><img class="caption" src="http://islamicsupremecouncil.org/images/stories/isca/africa201007_04.jpg" border="0" alt="africa201007_04" title="ISCA chairman Shaykh Kabbani meets with orphans from Mama Fatuma's Goodwill Chilren's Home in the Eastleigh district of Nairobi." width="737" height="552" style="float: left;" />In his 5 day trip to Kenya and outlying areas in July 2010, ISCA Chairman Shaykh Muhammad Hisham Kabbani distributed a large amount of funding that was used for several different humanitarian aid projects, including supplemental aid for local orphanages, constructing new wells, and feeding the needy in over 20 towns, cities and villages in the area. One of the orphanages supported in this endeavor was the Mama Fatuma’s Goodwill Children’s Home in the Eastleigh district of Nairobi. Located in an impoverished neighborhood with a shortage of electricity and water, the facility currently looks after 85 orphan boys and girls. Shaykh Kabbani personally visited the orphanage and was honorably welcomed by colorfully dressed orphans singing traditional Arabic songs of praise to show their love and respect for their esteemed guest.</p> <p><img class="caption" src="http://islamicsupremecouncil.org/images/stories/isca/africa201007_04.jpg" border="0" alt="africa201007_04" title="ISCA chairman Shaykh Kabbani meets with orphans from Mama Fatuma's Goodwill Chilren's Home in the Eastleigh district of Nairobi." width="737" height="552" style="float: left;" />In his 5 day trip to Kenya and outlying areas in July 2010, ISCA Chairman Shaykh Muhammad Hisham Kabbani distributed a large amount of funding that was used for several different humanitarian aid projects, including supplemental aid for local orphanages, constructing new wells, and feeding the needy in over 20 towns, cities and villages in the area. One of the orphanages supported in this endeavor was the Mama Fatuma’s Goodwill Children’s Home in the Eastleigh district of Nairobi. Located in an impoverished neighborhood with a shortage of electricity and water, the facility currently looks after 85 orphan boys and girls. Shaykh Kabbani personally visited the orphanage and was honorably welcomed by colorfully dressed orphans singing traditional Arabic songs of praise to show their love and respect for their esteemed guest.</p> Shaykh Kabbani addresses Unity, Peace and Love Conference in the UK 2010-08-30T03:59:03Z 2010-08-30T03:59:03Z http://islamicsupremecouncil.org/activities/international-community-outreach/61-peace-love-unity-uk-2010.html ISCA cellweb@yahoo.com <p><img class="caption" src="http://islamicsupremecouncil.org/images/stories/uk_summer2001/UK_summer2010_7.jpg" border="0" title="Shaykh Hisham gives Friday sermon in Birmingham" align="left" />In his summer 2010 tour of the United Kingdom, ISCA Chairman Shaykh Hisham Kabbani had several speaking engagements including a keynote address at the Unity, Peace and Love conference where he addressed the status of Muslim extremism today. At the Hilton Hotel in Watford, Shaykh Kabbani stood before hundreds of attendees and gave an emotionally charged speech which illustrated the true problem of extremism today:  it is not a war against the West, he stated – it is a war against Muslims BY Muslims. It is the Wahhabi extremists who are killing the Sufi, traditional Muslims worldwide, extinguishing age old practices and places of worship across the Muslim world, in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Palestine, Kashmir and other countries.</p> <p><img class="caption" src="http://islamicsupremecouncil.org/images/stories/uk_summer2001/UK_summer2010_7.jpg" border="0" title="Shaykh Hisham gives Friday sermon in Birmingham" align="left" />In his summer 2010 tour of the United Kingdom, ISCA Chairman Shaykh Hisham Kabbani had several speaking engagements including a keynote address at the Unity, Peace and Love conference where he addressed the status of Muslim extremism today. At the Hilton Hotel in Watford, Shaykh Kabbani stood before hundreds of attendees and gave an emotionally charged speech which illustrated the true problem of extremism today:  it is not a war against the West, he stated – it is a war against Muslims BY Muslims. It is the Wahhabi extremists who are killing the Sufi, traditional Muslims worldwide, extinguishing age old practices and places of worship across the Muslim world, in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Palestine, Kashmir and other countries.</p> Shaykh Kabbani Visits Ghana 2010-03-02T00:00:00Z 2010-03-02T00:00:00Z http://islamicsupremecouncil.org/activities/international-community-outreach/23-isca-visits-ghana.html ISCA cellweb@yahoo.com <p><img class="caption" src="http://islamicsupremecouncil.org/images/stories/isca/DSC06879.JPG" border="0" title="Difficult conditions" style="float: left;" />As part of his 2010 African Tour, ISCA Chairman Shaykh Hisham Kabbani visited Ghana. The shaykh was treated as an honored dignitary, meeting with religious leaders as well as with former Vice President Aliu Mahama.</p> <p><strong>March 2, 2010</strong> was a historical day for the Naqshbandi students of Ghana as Shaykh Hisham Kabbani visited Cape Coast's famous slave trade castle. The Cape Coast slave castle, which President Obama and the First Lady visited on July 11,  2009, was a seaside fortress used by slave traders starting in the 17th century. The fortress has now been converted into a monument to the millions of Africans cast into slavery.</p> <p><img class="caption" src="http://islamicsupremecouncil.org/images/stories/isca/DSC06879.JPG" border="0" title="Difficult conditions" style="float: left;" />As part of his 2010 African Tour, ISCA Chairman Shaykh Hisham Kabbani visited Ghana. The shaykh was treated as an honored dignitary, meeting with religious leaders as well as with former Vice President Aliu Mahama.</p> <p><strong>March 2, 2010</strong> was a historical day for the Naqshbandi students of Ghana as Shaykh Hisham Kabbani visited Cape Coast's famous slave trade castle. The Cape Coast slave castle, which President Obama and the First Lady visited on July 11,  2009, was a seaside fortress used by slave traders starting in the 17th century. The fortress has now been converted into a monument to the millions of Africans cast into slavery.</p> Spirituality in Action - the Sufi communities’ contribution to life in the UK 2010-03-01T00:00:00Z 2010-03-01T00:00:00Z http://islamicsupremecouncil.org/activities/international-community-outreach/19-spirituality-in-action.html Center for Spirituality and Cultural Advancement cellweb@yahoo.com <p><img class="caption" src="http://islamicsupremecouncil.org/images/stories/thumbs/IMG_8006_thumb.jpg" border="0" title="Greeting HRH" style="float: left;" />It was with great pleasure that Shaykh Hisham Kabbani hosted His Royal Highness, Prince Charles, The Prince of Wales as his very very important guest in The Manchester Suite at Manchester United Football Grounds in Old Trafford on the afternoon of Thursday 4th February 2010.</p> <p><img class="caption" src="http://islamicsupremecouncil.org/images/stories/thumbs/IMG_8006_thumb.jpg" border="0" title="Greeting HRH" style="float: left;" />It was with great pleasure that Shaykh Hisham Kabbani hosted His Royal Highness, Prince Charles, The Prince of Wales as his very very important guest in The Manchester Suite at Manchester United Football Grounds in Old Trafford on the afternoon of Thursday 4th February 2010.</p> Supreme Scholar's Visit 2007-12-14T00:00:00Z 2007-12-14T00:00:00Z http://islamicsupremecouncil.org/activities/international-community-outreach/11-supreme-scholars-visit.html Muhammad Asif Shakoor, Media & External Affairs Secretary cellweb@yahoo.com <p>Minhaj ul Quran International, London, UK</p> <p>On a cold winter afternoon, Friday 14th December 2007, World Head of the Naqshbandi-Haqqani Sufi Order, Shaykh Muhammad Nazim al-Haqqani's highest spiritual representative His Excellency Shaykh Muhammad Hisham al-Kabbani took to visit Minhaj ul Quran Centre, London, UK.<br /><br />Shaykh Hisham al-Kabbani was warm-heartedly received upon his arrival by a delegation from the London based centre of Minhaj ul Quran International. Bouquets of flowers were presented to the Shaykh at the reception.<br /><br />Shaykh Hisham al-Kabbani, chairman of the Supreme Islamic Council of America delivered a brief Friday sermon at the centre; he stressed upon the order of God Almighty in divine scriptures of the necessity in praising Prophet Muhammad. Speaking to an audience of several hundred people he said "sallu `alayh – It is an order in the holy Quran from our Creator to send blessings upon the Prophet abundantly"</p> <p>Minhaj ul Quran International, London, UK</p> <p>On a cold winter afternoon, Friday 14th December 2007, World Head of the Naqshbandi-Haqqani Sufi Order, Shaykh Muhammad Nazim al-Haqqani's highest spiritual representative His Excellency Shaykh Muhammad Hisham al-Kabbani took to visit Minhaj ul Quran Centre, London, UK.<br /><br />Shaykh Hisham al-Kabbani was warm-heartedly received upon his arrival by a delegation from the London based centre of Minhaj ul Quran International. Bouquets of flowers were presented to the Shaykh at the reception.<br /><br />Shaykh Hisham al-Kabbani, chairman of the Supreme Islamic Council of America delivered a brief Friday sermon at the centre; he stressed upon the order of God Almighty in divine scriptures of the necessity in praising Prophet Muhammad. Speaking to an audience of several hundred people he said "sallu `alayh – It is an order in the holy Quran from our Creator to send blessings upon the Prophet abundantly"</p>