Maulana Yusuf Karaan

Ml Karaan’s loss leaves huge void

“The greatest memory I have of my father is that he was always humming. When I was a child, I observed it and always wondered what he was saying. Only years later did I understand that he was praising the Prophet (saw). He was in a constant state of thikr[…]

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‘My haj miracle’: Ml Karaan

A few months ago, a few VOC staff members visited marhoom Maulana Yusuf Karaan at his home during his illness. The honourable scholar, who died on Sunday, narrated an incredible story, which we had to tell. Maulana Karaan at the time had completed documenting the story as a legacy for[…]

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Thousands pay respects to Maulana Karaan

Eulogies are streaming in following the passing of one of South Africa’s most respected and influential scholars, Maulana Yusuf Karaan. The MJC stalwart passed away om Sunday morning at the age of 79, having long battled illness. There were emotional scenes in Strand on Sunday afternoon as Maulana Karaan was[…]

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Maulana Karaan passes away

One of the South Africa’s most illustrious Islamic scholars has passed away. Maulana Yusuf Karaan died on Sunday morning, at the age of 79, after suffering from illness for a long time. Maulana Karaan is the mufti of the Muslim Judicial Council (MJC) and has headed its Fatwa Committee for[…]

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