First in a series of weekly lectures: Every Thursday Night (Laylat al-Jumu’a / Shab-e jum’a)

First in a series of weekly lectures by Dr Saiyad Nizamuddin Ahmad

Every Thursday Night (Laylat al-Jumu’a / Shab-e jum’a)

at IILM Plano, TX

IILM Center would like to announce that its new Community Knowledge Enrichment Initiative begins tonight with a brief lecture on Imam Ja’far al-Sadiq (‘alayhis-salam) as well as a brief introductory talk on Du’a’ Kumayl of Amir al-Muminin ‘Ali Ibn Abi Talib (‘alayhis-salam). The talk on Du’a’ Kumayl will be the first in a series of weekly lectures, held every Thursday Night (Laylat al-Jumu’a / Shab-e jum’a), devoted to the spiritual message of  Du’a’ Kumayl. This will be followed by the recitation of Du’a’ Kumayl. All lectures will be delivered in the English language by Dr Saiyad Nizamuddin Ahmad.


Dr Ahmad received his MA and PhD in Islamic Studies from Princeton University. He also holds an MA in Arabic from Indiana University and a BSc in Pure Mathematics from Purdue University. He has taught at the University of Texas at Austin, the International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization in Kuala Lumpur, the American University of Sharjah, and the American University in Cairo. He is currently Reader in Shi’ah Studies at The Shi’ah Institute, London.


Stay tuned for further announcements of the IILM Community Knowledge Enrichment Initiative an innovative series of programs devoted to community learning and education for the first time offered entirely in the English language by native-speaking Islamic scholar and mathematician, Dr Saiyad Nizamuddin Ahmad.