Rihla 1997 and 1998: Paradigm Shifts in Nottingham and Fez

Some photos from the Fez Rihla, August, 1998. The final picture shows, me with Shaykh Jamal Adh Dhahabi and other students from the Rihla

For me, a first year BA English Literature student at Kingston University in London, enclosed by quintessential Western atheism and hedonism; Bollywood bonanzas; Salafi, Sufi and Hizbut Tahrir skirmishes; Qadianis; Kozovo ‘Jihadis’; and Pakistani parental, tribal expectations; the prospect of the Rihla was rather intriguing and daunting.

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