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Sheikh Kumail Rajani appointed as new Head of Islamic Education Department

Posted on Thu, 2014-07-10 12:43

Sheikh Kumail Rajani joins the World Federation, where he is the new Head of the Islamic Education Department of The World Federation of KSIMC.

Dr Asger Moledina, the President of The World Federation, said:

”I am delighted that Sheikh has joined the World Federation team. For any mission or project to succeed you need a leader who is a perfect positive example all aspects of life. Having known Komail for the last few years, I have found in him the simplicity, the humbleness, the God consciousness and above all the knowledge which is so very critical for the delivery and success of ISLAMIC EDUCATION, an important obligatory wing of The World Federation.”

Sheikh succeeds our outgoing Sayad AliRaza Naqvi who has given outstanding leadership in the last three years.

Sheikh Kumail Rajani said:

"I am looking forward to make a descent contribution in the Islamic Education Department (IED) of The World Federation with the aim to cater community members and in general global Shia community and quench their thirst of knowledge, wisdom and spirituality. IED will be inspired with a rational and a moderate approach towards Islamic teachings and would strive to uplift the community in all its spheres in the light of Qur'an and Ahlul Bayt (as)"

Sheikh is a PhD student in Comparative Hadith Sciences Studies, and is a Hawza student since 1997. He has been teaching different Islamic sciences and comparative religion studies in Hawza and other institutions from last 8 years. He was awarded as one of the best teachers at Imam Khumaini College at Al Mustafa International University in 2008.

Sheikh was born and brought up in Mahuva, Gujarat, India.

He was granted MA degree in Islamic denominations in 2009. His MA dissertation was entitled with “Bohras in the scrolls of history and ideas”. Sheikh has been selected as a faculty member of the hadith department of the hawza of Al Mustafa International University in Qum.

Sheikh is attending Dars al Kharij since 2008.

His major interest lies in Comparative religious studies, Islamic Jurisprudence, Shiite Hadith, Orientalism and Khoja history.

He has been advisor and supervisor for at least thirty BA and MA dissertation.

He has also served Az Zahra as an office manager for the last 3 years. He has travelled to different places of India and Africa for Tableegh in Muharram and the holy month of Ramadan.

 


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