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Sister Alima Ashfaq is the founder and director of “I am Alima”, and “Women Of Ilm”. Her aim in life is to assist Muslim women in coming closer to Allah subḥānahu wa ta’āla through Islamic knowledge. Though sister Alima is currently pursuing Islamic Studies, her thirst for knowledge is never-ending. She has studied under various scholars and students of knowledge in order to gain an extra insight into her religion and to better herself in her role as an “I am Alima” instructor. She envisions to revive Islamic Scholarship among Muslim women in the West and to help portray the correct image of Islam and its beliefs among women. She is currently undertaking an ‘ijazah in the science of tajweed to keep up with her passion for the Qur’an. Sr. Alima has been a part of various organisations and has also held a number of leadership positions. Besides this, she has also lectured in all the main Universities in the UK, including the University of Birmingham and the Sheffield University. Sr. Alima also has a flair for writing and has authored Du’as of Superstars, Love Unveiled and Falling in Love. Furthermore, she has compiled and edited the Threads of Hope in conjunction with Sh. Muhammad Alshareef and I am Alima. An avid blogger with posts on Muslim Matters, Productive Muslim, I am Alima’s own blog and her personal blog, Sr. Alima has also presented a weekly show on Unity FM. She takes a keen interest in personal development and regularly attends seminars in hope of improving herself. She resides in Sheffield, UK, and currently juggles her time between her husband, baby, Islamic studies, delivering lectures and courses around the UK, and online.

Sister Alima Ashfaq is the founder and director of “I am Alima”, and “Women Of Ilm”. Her aim in life is to assist Muslim women in coming closer to Allah subḥānahu wa ta’āla through Islamic knowledge. Though sister Alima is currently pursuing Islamic Studies, her thirst for knowledge is never-ending. She has studied under various scholars and students of knowledge in order to gain an extra insight into her religion and to better herself in her role as an “I am Alima” instructor. She envisions to revive Islamic Scholarship among Muslim women in the West and to help portray the correct image of Islam and its beliefs among women. She is currently undertaking an ‘ijazah in the science of tajweed to keep up with her passion for the Qur’an. Sr. Alima has been a part of various organisations and has also held a number of leadership positions. Besides this, she has also lectured in all the main Universities in the UK, including the University of Birmingham and the Sheffield University. Sr. Alima also has a flair for writing and has authored Du’as of Superstars, Love Unveiled and Falling in Love. Furthermore, she has compiled and edited the Threads of Hope in conjunction with Sh. Muhammad Alshareef and I am Alima. An avid blogger with posts on Muslim Matters, Productive Muslim, I am Alima’s own blog and her personal blog, Sr. Alima has also presented a weekly show on Unity FM. She takes a keen interest in personal development and regularly attends seminars in hope of improving herself. She resides in Sheffield, UK, and currently juggles her time between her husband, baby, Islamic studies, delivering lectures and courses around the UK, and online.
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Sister Alima Ashfaq is the founder and director of “I am Alima”, and “Women Of Ilm”. Her aim in life is to assist Muslim women in coming closer to Allah subḥānahu wa ta’āla through Islamic knowledge. Though sister Alima is currently pursuing Islamic Studies, her thirst for knowledge is never-ending. She has studied under various scholars and students of knowledge in order to gain an extra insight into her religion and to better herself in her role as an “I am Alima” instructor. She envisions to revive Islamic Scholarship among Muslim women in the West and to help portray the correct image of Islam and its beliefs among women. She is currently undertaking an ‘ijazah in the science of tajweed to keep up with her passion for the Qur’an. Sr. Alima has been a part of various organisations and has also held a number of leadership positions. Besides this, she has also lectured in all the main Universities in the UK, including the University of Birmingham and the Sheffield University. Sr. Alima also has a flair for writing and has authored Du’as of Superstars, Love Unveiled and Falling in Love. Furthermore, she has compiled and edited the Threads of Hope in conjunction with Sh. Muhammad Alshareef and I am Alima. An avid blogger with posts on Muslim Matters, Productive Muslim, I am Alima’s own blog and her personal blog, Sr. Alima has also presented a weekly show on Unity FM. She takes a keen interest in personal development and regularly attends seminars in hope of improving herself. She resides in Sheffield, UK, and currently juggles her time between her husband, baby, Islamic studies, delivering lectures and courses around the UK, and online.

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English


Episodes

Balancing Ramadan and Responsibilities

2/13/2017
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We start the blessed month of Ramadan with zeal and enthusiasm. But somewhere down the line, some of us tend to lose the driving force. Source - Alima Ashfaq – Balancing Ramadan and Responsibilities. Donate to Muslim Central

Duration:01:13:59

Remaining Steadfast in Current Times

2/13/2017
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Source - Alima Ashfaq – Remaining Steadfast in Current Times. Donate to Muslim Central

Duration:00:12:25

How The Prophet (PBUH) And Companions Treated Women

2/13/2017
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Source - Alima Ashfaq – How The Prophet (PBUH) And Companions Treated Women. Donate to Muslim Central

Duration:00:53:34

Strong Women In Islamic History

1/17/2017
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What were women like in the time of the Prophet? In this talk Sr. Alima discusses the topic of Muslim Women, during her visit to Toronto from the UK for the Being Me Conference. Source - Alima Ashfaq – Strong Women In Islamic History. Donate to Muslim Central

Duration:00:14:56

Oppressing Or Liberating - Women In Islam

1/17/2017
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Is Islam liberating or oppressing women? How did the status of women within pre-Islamic Arabia and other regions, change after the spread of Islam? What kind of rights have Islam entitled to women? Can women have an active role in the Islamic society? All these questions and more will be discussed by Sr. Alima Ashfaq,... [Read More] Source - Alima Ashfaq – Oppressing Or Liberating – Women In Islam. Donate to Muslim Central

Duration:01:10:54