Suhba Fellowship In Istanbul September 17, 2018 - June 14, 2019 , Istanbul, Turkey

Al-Madina Institute and Ibn Khaldun University of Istanbul announce the Suhba Fellowship Program, a nine month mentorship with Shaykh Mokhtar Maghraoui taking place in Istanbul, Turkey. The program is designed to help us maximize our spiritual potential by embarking on a path of self-transformation while learning Islamic Sciences and Arabic.  

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Frequently Asked Questions

Spirit of the Suhba Fellowship

In 2017 a group of one hundred people from ten different countries moved to Istanbul, Turkey, to join the Suhba Fellowship program with Shaykh Mokhtar Maghraoui. In this video Shaykh Mokhtar narrates the essence what the Suhba Fellowship in Istanbul is all about.

Spiritual Journey To Konya

The students of the Suhba Fellowship program embarked on a journey visiting the historic city of Konya located in Turkey. It was a spiritual trip filled with emotion and reflection as the group visited the resting place of Jalal ad-Din ar'Rumi; Scholar, Mystic, and Poet.

Arabic: Life and Tradition

Having to deal with a diverse student base with varying levels of Arabic proficiency, Dr. Ahmad Snobar describes his unique methodology in constructing the Suhba Fellowship Arabic Program.

Meet Afia

Meet Afiya, one of our Suhba Fellowship Attendees, at her initial Arabic assessment at the start of the program and then at her surprise Arabic assessment 3 months later.

Three Month Arabic Progression

Meet Muhammad Davis, another remarkable individual who embarked upon the Suhba Fellowship Journey. He came to the program without any prior knowledge of Arabic, and after just three months of instruction, see for yourself!

What The Suhba Fellowship is all About

Moutasem Atiya describes the driving force behind starting the Suhba Fellowship and some experiences that have impacted him in the process.


Teachers

Mokhtar Maghraoui
Mokhtar Maghraoui
Riad Saloojee
Riad Saloojee
Ahmed Snober
Ahmed Snober
Ustadh Iyad
Ustadh Iyad
Ustadha Sawsan
Ustadha Sawsan
Ustadh Wasim
Ustadh Wasim
Ustadh Omer
Ustadh Omer
Ustadh Ammar
Ustadh Ammar
Ustadha Dua
Ustadha Dua
Ustadh Basheer
Ustadh Basheer
Ustadh Dia
Ustadh Dia
Ustadh Mustafa
Ustadh Mustafa
Ustadh Muhammad
Ustadh Muhammad

Curriculum Details


Sample Weekly Seminary Schedule

Session Time Session Title Teachers
8:00am - 10:30am Arabic
This daily class will focus on giving you the tools of understanding the Arabic language.
Ustadha Sawsan Ustadha Sawsan
Ustadh Wasim Ustadh Wasim
Ustadh Ammar Ustadh Ammar
Ustadh Basheer Ustadh Basheer
Ustadh Dia Ustadh Dia
Ustadh Iyad Ustadh Iyad
Ustadh Muhammad Ustadh Muhammad
Ustadh Mustafa Ustadh Mustafa
Ustadh Omer Ustadh Omer
Ustadha Dua Ustadha Dua
11:00am - 1:30pm Introduction to Islamic Spirituality
This class will focus on explaining the process each of us must undertake in our spiritual journey to Allah.
Mokhtar Maghraoui Mokhtar Maghraoui
Session Time Session Title Teachers
8:00am - 10:30am Arabic
This daily class will focus on giving you the tools of understanding the Arabic language.
Ustadha Sawsan Ustadha Sawsan
Ustadh Wasim Ustadh Wasim
Ustadh Ammar Ustadh Ammar
Ustadh Basheer Ustadh Basheer
Ustadh Dia Ustadh Dia
Ustadh Iyad Ustadh Iyad
Ustadh Muhammad Ustadh Muhammad
Ustadh Mustafa Ustadh Mustafa
Ustadh Omer Ustadh Omer
Ustadha Dua Ustadha Dua
11:00am - 1:30pm Reflections From The Quran
This class will focus on reflections from the book of Allah to help cultivate a deep love and attachment to the Qur'an.
Mokhtar Maghraoui Mokhtar Maghraoui
Session Time Session Title Teachers
8:00am - 10:30am Arabic
This daily class will focus on giving you the tools of understanding the Arabic language.
Ustadha Sawsan Ustadha Sawsan
Ustadh Wasim Ustadh Wasim
Ustadh Ammar Ustadh Ammar
Ustadh Basheer Ustadh Basheer
Ustadh Dia Ustadh Dia
Ustadh Iyad Ustadh Iyad
Ustadh Muhammad Ustadh Muhammad
Ustadh Mustafa Ustadh Mustafa
Ustadh Omer Ustadh Omer
Ustadha Dua Ustadha Dua
12:00pm - 3:00pm Spiritual Discoveries
In this session we will spend time traveling around the beautiful spiritual historic sites of Istanbul. Traveling together will give us a chance to learn from the companionship of our teachers while taking in God's creation around us.
Various Mosques Various Mosques
Mokhtar Maghraoui Mokhtar Maghraoui
Session Time Session Title Teachers
8:00am - 10:30am Arabic
This daily class will focus on giving you the tools of understanding the Arabic language.
Ustadha Sawsan Ustadha Sawsan
Ustadh Wasim Ustadh Wasim
Ustadh Ammar Ustadh Ammar
Ustadh Basheer Ustadh Basheer
Ustadh Dia Ustadh Dia
Ustadh Iyad Ustadh Iyad
Ustadh Muhammad Ustadh Muhammad
Ustadh Mustafa Ustadh Mustafa
Ustadh Omer Ustadh Omer
Ustadha Dua Ustadha Dua
11:00am - 1:30pm Prophetic Biography
This class will focus on the living example of the Quranic message by studying the life of the Messenger of Allah (Peace Be Upon Him).
Mokhtar Maghraoui Mokhtar Maghraoui
Session Time Session Title Teachers
8:00am - 10:30am Arabic
This daily class will focus on giving you the tools of understanding the Arabic language.
Ustadha Sawsan Ustadha Sawsan
Ustadh Wasim Ustadh Wasim
Ustadh Ammar Ustadh Ammar
Ustadh Basheer Ustadh Basheer
Ustadh Dia Ustadh Dia
Ustadh Iyad Ustadh Iyad
Ustadh Muhammad Ustadh Muhammad
Ustadh Mustafa Ustadh Mustafa
Ustadh Omer Ustadh Omer
Ustadha Dua Ustadha Dua
1:00pm - 7:00pm Learning To Sit Still
In this advanced session of applied spirituality students will spend Friday's after the congregational prayer in spiritual solitude.
Various Mosques Various Mosques
Mokhtar Maghraoui Mokhtar Maghraoui

The Venue

Suhba Fellowship In Istanbul takes place at Istanbul, Turkey