Shaykh Jaffer Ladak – Resident Aalim
Shaykh Jaffer Ladak was born and raised in Milton Keynes, UK. After spending two years in the field of medical recruitment, he opened his own recruitment agency in 2005 and was subsequently appointed director of the DRC Group, the second largest agency supplying locum doctors to the NHS in the UK. After returning from Hajj in 2005, Shaykh Jaffer began his Islamic studies, spending time at Jaami’a Imam as-Sadiq (a) under Ayatollah al-Qazwini and Hawza Imam al-Jawad (a) under Grand Ayatollah Syed Taqi al-Modarresi in Kerbala. He has spoken in Islamic Centres around the world, and led Ziyaarat and Hajj groups. He also spent some time as the Resident Aalim at Hyderi Islamic Centre. Shaykh Jaffer is the author of a number of books – including The Hidden Treasure (a biography of Lady Umm Kulthum) and A Star Amongst Stars (the life and times of Jabir ibn Abdullah Al- Ansari). (All of his books are available at www.hujjatbookshop.co.uk)
Shaykh Jaffer was appointed as the Resident Aalim at Hujjat Stanmore in January 2019. As well as delivering the Jummah Khutba’s and various majalis, Shaykh Jaffer has conducted interactive seminars on, amongst other things, the biography of Prophet Muhammed, an in-depth tafsir of Surah Maryam and a series looking at the themes and goals of each Surah of the Holy Qur’an.
Shaykh Jaffer is also available to speak to members of the community to discuss any issues they may have, please contact him on 07717 136061 or email@example.com