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Shaykh Ahmad Zayni Al-Dahlan (ra)

Posted by Abd Al Mustafa on Wednesday 6th August, 2008

The reputation of Shaykh Ahmad Zayni Dahlan grew and he became sought after by the seekers of knowledge particularly so in the Indian Ocean. Indeed, Dahlan’s connection with the Indian Ocean world was close and multi-faceted, and his impact on East African Sufi practices and Islamic scholarship was to be long-standing. Firstly, he himself studied with a number of Hadrami Alawis, many of whom had family branches in East Africa as well as in the wider Indian Ocean. Then, he became a teacher for new generations of ulama from Indian Ocean lands – both Alawi and non-Alawi…….[continue]


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