Over he last years, Faizal has always wanted to speak to Shaykh Hazim about his life and journey towards spirituality, something that the world admires and knows him for. Shaykh Hazim is man with a constant smile spreading the story of love around the world. In this interview, which was interpreted by one of the Shaykh’s sons, we delve into his history and thoughts about issues affecting the world.
Shaykh Hazim Abu Ghazalah was born on 3 March 1933, Yaffa, and was raised in Nablus, Palestine and his descent goes back to our to Islam’s Holy Prophet Mohammad (peace and blessings be upon him). He is a grandson of Sayyiduna Al-Hussain (may Allah be pleased with him). His family tree is duly authenticated.
Early in his life, the Shaikh studied Islamic law at the University of Damascus and lives in Jordan, where he heads Jam-e-Yatu Darul Quran Al-Karim, established in 1964.