Prohibitions of the Tongue | Ustadha Saira Abu Bakr

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5724 W Las Positas Blvd, Ste 300
MCC East Bay
Atascosa (TX3577)
Tel 2018-03-17
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Prohibitions of the Tongue | Ustadha Saira Abu Bakr

Join us for a our weekly halaqa session for sisters that covers essential rules of speech as explained in Imam Muhammad Maulud’s brilliant poem, Prohibitions of the Tongue. The instructor will also relate stories from the Seerah and from our righteous predecessors. 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. | Every Saturday | Classroom 16 Questions? About the Instructor: Teacher Saira AbuBakr has received a B.S. in Biology (California State University at Stanislaus) and an M.S. in Genetic Counseling (Sarah Lawrence College, New York). She worked as a genetic counselor for five years and then as a clinical researcher for one year. She is fluent in English, Arabic and Urdu. She has studied Maliki Fiqh (Jurisprudence), Arabic, Seerah (Life of the Prophet Muhammad), Purification of the Heart, Rights of Parents and many other traditional texts, in Arabic and English at Zaytuna Institute, Hayward, CA since 1997.

Her teachers include Shaykh Muhammad al Yaquobi, Shaykh Salek ibn Siddina (W.Africa), Shaykh Samir Nass (Syria), Imam Zaid Shakir, Shaykh, Hamza Yusuf and Shaykh Khatri ould Bauba (West Africa). In 2000 she attended an eight-month Arabic intensive program at the Fajr and Diwan centers in Cairo, Egypt to study Grammar and Rhetoric. She also has a B.S. in Islamic Studies from Zaytuna College (Director Imam Zaid Shakir), Berkeley, CA, 2008. In 2010, she returned from Syria, where she had spent two years furthering her studies in Aqīdah (Creed), Fiqh, Arabic and Tajweed (Science of Quran Recitation) and where she attended classes taught by Shaykh Muhammad al Yaqoubi and other well-known scholars. During this time she also continued to teach women Seerah, Fiqh, Arabic and other subjects in online and private gatherings.

She currently continues to teach secular and traditional Islamic subjects to children and adults in private and public settings, online and in-person.

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