Shaykh Fadhlalla Haeri
Shaykh Fadhlalla Haeri is a writer-philosopher from the Islamic city of Karbala, who combines knowledge and experience of the spiritual teachings of the East with a keen understanding of the West. He has recently established the Academy of Self Knowledge (ASK) in South Africa, aimed at the committed seeker of self knowledge and spiritual development. Shaykh Haeri's main focus has been to make the Qur'an more universally available. He continues to travel and lecture widely and is the author of numerous books on Islam, Sufism and the Qur'an, including The Thoughtful Guide to Islam, The Thoughtful Guide to Sufism, Son of Karbala, and Witnessing Perfection (all O books).