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Muharram: Maulana Zafar Abbas
September 1 @ 7:00 pm - September 12 @ 10:00 pm PDT
Sayed Zafar Abbas was born in London and hails from a religious family well known for their service to Aba Abdillah al Husayn (AS). He traces his lineage back to the Holy Prophet Muhammad (sawaw) through the tenth holy Imam, Ali al-Naqi al-Hadi (as).
Sayed holds a Master’s degree in South Asian Studies and a Bachelor’s in Politics and History from the University of London. He started his religious education in 2005 in London and subsequently moved to the Islamic seminary in Najaf al Ashraf for advanced studies.
Sayed has been reciting rozay khwani (Majalis of Sayyed ush shuhadaa) from a very young age.
A student of renowned scholar and orator, Maulana Syed Ali Raza Rizvi, Sayed has been invited widely to lecture at centers in the UK, the US, Canada, Mainland Europe, Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Pakistan, UAE and Australia.
In May 2018, Sayed Zafar Abbas was appointed the Resident Alim of IMI Hussainia Birmingham, one of the oldest and largest Shi’a centers in UK.