About Us -
Advocate Abdus-Samad Nana
Sidi Abdus-Samad Nana, a versatile talent who is a qualified advocate, teacher, former school principal, community leader and successful businessman, without whom this site could not have seen the light of day, has had a lifelong involvement with the Din, both its theory and practice, especially in the field of man-to-man transactions.
He has financed, organized, hosted and lectured at several high-caliber and diverse conferences , both at domestic and international level.
He has campaigned long and hard for the creation of grassroots leaderships wherever groups of Muslims might find themselves to be in the world.
Advocate Ahmad 'Ali al-'Adani
Advocate Abu Salif Ahmad 'Ali al-‘Adanî, born in the Yemen, is an Italian Muslim and one of the scholars devoted to the revival of the classical knowledge of Ahl as-Sunnah, in particular the existential legacy of the Islamic West.
He has studied in
He then moved to
He also passed the
Apart from his Islamic credentials, he is an expert in law and legal thinking generally. He has a BA and cum laude
He also practices as specialized translator for Italian and Arabic to English, especially in the field of legal, commercial, medical, financial and international political documents.
He has done arbitrations in shari`ah matters in the field of family law, and has long campaigned for the activation of shari`ah judgments on all civil disputes through the use of arbitration mechanisms in
He does translations of classical Arabic texts in many subjects. Some are published, and others under print. It is an activity he has engaged in for some 20 years by now.
He is one of the leading world translators of masterworks belonging to the written heritage from the Islamic West.
His translation of the section on zuhd from Imam al-Qurtubi's lovely "Qam` al-Hirs" has been published in Bristol, UK, by Amal Press.
The translation of Shaykh Zarruq's manual on Allah's Most Beautiful Names ("Al-Maqsid al-Asma"), previously available only as an e-book, is currently under print, as part of a project to translate most of Shaykh Zarruq's texts and to establish an International Society for the service of the Zarruqi School broadly, which is intended to be launched in Fez around the spring of 2015.
Here is a link to his available e-works (others are on their way) - http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=ntt_athr_dp_sr_1?_encoding=UTF8&field-author=Ahmad%20%27Ali%20al-%27Adani&search-alias=digital-text&sort=relevancerank.
He has set up the first E-publishing house specializing in e-books on classical Islam.
The growing number of titles in its catalogue will also be available on this website.
He is currently working on making those titles internationally available in hard copy format as well, as in the case of Shaykh Zarruq's aforesaid manual.
He has founded the portable Sulwan Institute, which aims to function bilingually in both English and Italian. The intention is to revitalize the classical legacy of the Islamic West: A modern, versatile promoter, in the Islamic West, of the pure legacy of Qarawiyyin, Zaytunah, Qayrawan, Zliten, classical Azhar, Timbuktu and Shinqit, in a Muslim ummah torn apart by factionalism and deviations; and to build solid bridges with the brave upholders of classicism in those aforesaid traditional nerve centers of Sunni correctness and balance, so that we can unite the best of the Islamic West under a common banner.
He runs online courses on Arabic, tafsir, fiqh etc according to the madhahib of Ahl as-Sunnah.
He is involved in a scripts for Islamic plays, both storytelling and moot court cases on jurisprudence.
He has participated in conferences and seminars in