Donate to the Seminary

The Shia Seminary of Islamic Studies is a charity-based non-profit organisation, established and sponsored by Mujtaba Welfare Trust (Reg’d UK Charity No: 1127457)

Therefore, we would be extremely grateful for any financial support that the community can provide, as we will be relying on them.

The Director of the Institute, Al-Haj Maulana Zafar Abbas, possesses the
Ijaza of utilising Khums from the following Maraje:

  • Ayatullah Al-Uzma Sayyed Ali Al-Husaini Al-Sistani
  • Ayatullah Al-Uzma Sayyed Ali Al-Khamenei
  • Ayatullah Al-Uzma Sheikh Muhammad Ishaq Al-Fayyadh

The bank details are as follows:

Bank: HSBC

Account Name: Mujtaba Welfare Trust

Account Number: 71469509

Sort Code: 40-07-28

International Bank Accoun No.: GB91MIDL40072871469509

Please make cheques payable to 'Mujtaba Welfare Trust'.

We kindly request that donors inform us of their donations (details of amount and type of donation) by emailing us at We are also registered with HMRC which enables us to make Gift Aid claims, so if you are legible please download and complete the declaration form and mail it to us.

Wisdom Quotes

  • “The seeker of knowledge is the pillar of Islam.”

    — The Holy Prophet p.b.u.h

  • “Wisdom is to keep quite rather than speaking to prove yourself wise to the unwise.”

    — Imam Ali a.s (Quote 2)

  • “Life is of two days, One day in your favor and other day against you. In the favoring day donot be proudy and in the tough day be patient”

    — Imam Ali a.s (Quote 2)

  • “Save yourself from a hungry good guy, and a full of stomach bad buy ”

    — Imam Ali a.s (Quote 2)

  • “Always speak the truth, so you never have to swear”

    — Imam Ali a.s (Quote 2)

  • “Someone asked The Holy Prophet p.b.u.h. How far is Heaven. The Holy Prophet p.b.u.h replied just two steps. Put one step on your Nafs and the second goes into Heaven...”

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