Shaykh Waseem started his search for knowledge by studying Arabic in the UK for a few years before leaving for Damascus in Ramadan 1426 (Oct 2005) to study further Arabic at the Abu Nur institute. During his time in Syria he concentrated on Arabic grammar and morphology and also began studying other subjects including Fiqh, Tajwid and Tafsir.
In 2007 Shaykh Waseem studied privately under teachers completing works in Aqidah (Doctrine), Fiqh, Spirituality, Arabic Grammar, Morphology, Rhetoric and other subjects. His teachers were Shaykh Ahmad Al-Khateeb, a graduate of the Fath institute and faculty of Shari’ah and a Friday speaker in the mosques of Damascus as well as a teacher in various Islamic institutes, and Shaykh Anas Al-Sharfaawi, a graduate of the Fath institute, a teacher, Friday speaker and a research scholar. Read More