Husayn El-Mekki Abdullah-Aziz
His parents became Muslim during the era of Malcolm X, and their passion
for Islam grew even more during the Islamic revolution. They decided to
pioneer to Iran to study when He was two years old. His father and mother
made many sacrifices and stayed in Iran for four years and studied in the
Islamic seminary giving his siblings and himself an opportunity to see and
be part of an Islamic society. "We were blessed with the opportunity to meet
many of the scholars of that time including being honored as personal
guest of Imam Khomeini (May Allah have mercy on his soul)".
In 1994 some of his family members including himself returned to Iran; it was
then that He officially began 'howza' studies. He has taken courses in the
Howza on: Arabic grammar, philosophy, metaphysics, Quranic science,
Persian literature and Islamic law. After some years, he returned
to the States and gained work experience and simultaneously engaged in
college courses in the field of Computer Information Systems. He also completed
courses at a vocational school and received certificates in business telephony,
fiber optics and security systems.
In 2003 He assisted in accompanying a group of approximately 30 Muslim
brothers and sisters to the Islamic Republic of Iran, who had interest in learning
about Islam and the Islamic revolution In 2006 again I returned to Iran in order to continue his studies.
Also after having had been introduced to his spouse from southern Iran
He was blessed to get married (January of 2007)
In Philadelphia as a family of religious students they have established
regular Dua Kumail sessions, and have been active within the Muslim community.
He also translates and edits for magazines, books, and other Islamic websites.
The topics to be discussed in his Muharram lectures include: Unity, How
Muharram Relates to Us today, Piety, The Way of The Ahlul-Bait, Loyalty...