Sunday, April 24, 2011

Shaikh Tariq Appleby

 Sh. Tariq Appleby was born and grew up in Cape Town, South Africa. His family background is a mix of Malay, Indian and his great grandfather was English.

After completing High school Sh. Tariq went to the Islamic University of Madeenah to pursue Islamic studies. He completed his Diploma in Arabic and then in 2007 graduated with a B.A. in Hadeeth studies. His time in Madeenah coincided with that of his friend and colleague Bilal Ismail. During that time they both studied basic Fiqh with Sheikh Tawfique Chowdhury and also with other scholars in Madeenah.
He has taught in a number of Islamic centres in Cape Town including the Discover Islam centre (DIC) with Dr Abdullah Hakim Quick. He also teaches with AlKauthar Institute and has taught courses in the UK, South Africa, India, Malaysia and Australia.  He also teaches with Al-Hijra foundation which offers short courses and youth programmes in Cape Town.

Sh. Tariq is married and has 3 children, his hobbies include hiking and martial arts.

 Sh. Tariq Appleby is Tutorial Assistant at Islamic Online University for the courses Seerah and Aqeedah.



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