About Al-Hirz Institute

Shaykh Okasha Kameny

Initiated through the endeavors of Shaykh ‘Okasha Kameny and actualized through the efforts of his closest team members, Al-Hirz Institute is a multilevel organization that seeks to spread Islamic Knowledge throughout the world. Al-Hirz exists to raise the level of knowledge amongst the Muslims in America and abroad. Our Institution also seeks to provide much needed and affordable counseling to Muslims and help the youth be confident in their Islamic Identity in the these troubling times. With the guidance of The Qur’an and Sunnah, we hope to provide light in these dark times and elevate the level of knowledge of the Ummah, with the permission of Allah ‘Aza wa Jal.

Shaykh Okasha Kameny

About Our Founder

Our beloved Imam Okasha Kameny, may Allah preserve and increase him in goodness, has sought to establish a platform for spreading the ‘ilm Allah has granted him. Okasha Kameny has been blessed by Allah to formally study Islam with several reputable contemporary scholars in the sciences of Arabic, Quranic Sciences (such as Al-Qira’at [the recitation forms of Qur’an] and Tafsir), Ahadith, Fiqh, Islamic History, ‘Aqeedah, Poetry, and more. He has been blessed by Allah to memorize and have ijazaat  (certifications from Islamic Scholars) in the 10 Qira’at of Al-Qur’an as well as over a dozen different books ranging from Saheeh Bukhari and Muslim, Alfiyyah ibn Malik, Ash-Shatibiyyah and much more. Allah has blessed him with remarkable precision in his memory and the understanding to explain Islamic Concepts to Muslims at all levels of knowledge. With the gifts, knowledge, and experience that Allah has granted him, it is his utmost desire to exert himself in sharing these with your community with the hope that Allah makes these programs a means of securing knowledge and unity in your community for the near and distant future.

He has been blessed by Allah to memorize and have ijazaat (certifications from Islamic scholars) in the 10 Qira’at of Al-Qur’an as well as over a dozen different books, ranging from Saheeh Bukhari and Muslim, Alfiyyah ibn Malik, Ash-Shatibiyyah and much more.

Allah has blessed him with remarkable precision in his memory and the understanding to explain Islamic concepts to Muslims at all levels of knowledge. It is his utmost desire to exert himself in sharing his expertise with those who are interested in sound Islamic knowledge.

GLIMPSE AT SOME BOOKS & MUTŪN THE SHAYKH HAS MEMORISED & STUDIED

Sahih Bukhāri
Sahih Muslim
Ad-Durrah
Ash-Shātibiyyah
Al-Bayqūniyyah
Al-Ghazaliyyah fi Alqāb al Hadith
Manzoumat As-Sabbān Fil Hadith
Umdat Al-Fiqh
Lāmiyyah Ibn Mālik
Al Jazariyyah
Nunniyah Al Shakhaawi
Aqeedah Al Tahawiyyah
Kitab at Tawheed
Alfiyyah Ibn Mālik
… and many more.

The Shaykh studied Qur’ān, Qira’āt, Tafseer, Hadith, Fiqh, Arabic Linguistics, Rhetoric and Poetry at the feet of prominent scholars either residing in Ghana or visiting from other Islamic centers of learning, such as Al Azhar and the Islamic University of Madina. The Shaykh was not only a student to his teachers but just as the students of the Salaf were, he was their aid and a helper. Many of his teachers recognized the Shaykh’s humility and kindness, and through their love for him, they imparted knowledge to him that is beyond his age and time.

THE SHAYKH STUDIED QUR’ĀN AND ITS SCIENCES FROM THE FOLLOWING SHUYUKH

Shaykh Muhammad Musa (Graduate of Islamic University of Madina, Saudi Arabia)
Shaykh Ahmad Sharafudeen (Graduate of Islamic University of Madina, Saudi Arabia)
Shaykh Muhammad Mubarak (Graduate of Islamic University of Madina, Saudi Arabia)
Shaykh Dr. Mubarak Al Mughrabe (Prof at Islamic University of Madina, Saudi Arabia)
Shaykh Dr. Yunus Al Ghalban (Chief Educator Masjid Ibrahim, Dasouq Egypt)
Shaykh Dr. Abdul Razzaq Ishaaq (an authority on Qur’anic Sciences from Madina University)
Shaykh Dr. Abu Usamah (Sudan)
Shaykh Muhammad Tahir (Graduate of Islamic University of Sudan)
Shaykh Malam Abdullah (Graduate of Niger University)
SHAYKH Okasha STUDIED ARABIC LANGUAGE, RHETORIC, AND POETRY FROM THE FOLLOWING SHUYUKH
Shaykh Dr. Ali Abu Hashim (professor at Al Azhar University, Egypt)
Shaykh Dr. Atiyyah al Misry (professor at Al Azhar University, Egypt)
Shaykh Amin Hussain (graduate of Islamic University Madina, Saudi Arabia)
Shaykh Zain ud Deen Abdul Mu’min (professor at East Legon University, Ghana)
THE SHAYKH STUDIED FIQH AND ITS SCIENCES FROM THE FOLLOWING SHUYUKH
Allamah Shaykh Tawfiq Al Bakry (Graduate Islamic University of Madina, Saudi Arabia)
Shaykh Dr. Ali Abu Hashim (Prof at Al Azhar University, Egypt)
Shaykh Amin Hussain (Graduate Islamic University of Madina, Saudi Arabia)

Shaykh Okasha Kameny has sought to create a platform for spreading the ‘ilm that Allah has granted him. May Allah preserve him and increase him in goodness: Ameen!”

“Our beloved, Imam Okasha Kameny”

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