Shaykh Yahya Rhodus to Speak at MECCA Center Fundraiser (NYC) on May 7th

Posted on April 19, 2011 by


“Destiny: Understanding the Divine Plan in Our Lives”

Fundraiser for the MECCA Center featuring Shaykh Yahya Rhodus

Join us as we learn about the fascinating subject of destiny and the blueprints for our existence created by our Lord.  We will also have a special selection of entertainment by nasheed artists Ghuydar Bashmaf and Abdul Karim Liousfi, as well as spoken word artists Brother Dash and Gaith Adhami. Please attend this informative and enjoyable program, and help to support new Muslims and students of sacred knowledge.

We can’t do it without your support!

Date: May 7th, Saturday from 5:00 – 10:00PM

Location: The Ballroom, 4 West 43rd St. New York, NY

Ticket Price(s): 

Advance Registration (by April 30th):

Adults $20

Families $60

Children under 12 Free

Regular Registration:

Adults $40

Families $90

Children under 12 Free

Purchase tickets here:


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Biography of Shaykh Yahya Rhodus:

Ustadh Yahya Rhodus was born in Kansas City, Missouri. At the age of 19, he embraced Islam in Santa Clara, California. He began his study of Islam with Shaykh Hamza Yusuf and visiting Mauritanian scholars such as Shaykh Khatri wuld Baybba and Shaykh Abdullah wuld Ahmadna. In 1998, Ustadh Yahya traveled to Mauritania to pursue a full-time course of study, where he learned from some of Mauritania’s greatest scholars, including the distinguished, Murabit al-Hajj. In 2000, Ustadh Yahya moved to Tarim, Yemen to continue his studies at the prestigious learning institute, Dar al-Mustafa, where he studied with the renowned scholars Habib ‘Umar bin Hafiz and Habib ‘Ali al-Jifri, along with other local scholars. He studied various sciences including Tafsir, Hadith, theology, jurisprudence, legal theory, the Prophetic biography, and Arabic poetry.

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