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UK's Youngest Qualified Mufti, Muslim Thinker, Teacher & Author - Dars-e-Nizami & Damascus Graduate


Biography


• Roles:


• Mufti, Islamic Counselor
• Teacher of the Arabic Language (taught reputable courses such as Ibn Jabal)
• Teacher/lecturer of Traditional Islamic sciences (Dars-e-Nizami)
• Author, translator, editor, blogger (www.scholarsink.wordpress.com,www.scholarspen.blogspot.com)
• Public speaker (nationwide & worldwide travels, Jumu’ah sermons, www.sunni-media.co.uk)
• Metadata Specialist for Arabic monographs cataloguing & classification according to AACR2 standards (previously at the University of Birmingham)
• Rare Materials Collector (mss & rare monographs from British India & Ottoman Hijaz)  


• Academic/Study Background:

1. Dars-e-Nizami (Khasah) Dastar-e-Fazilat, Hazrat Sultan Bahu Trust (2002)- Allamah Rasool Bakhsh Saeedi
2. Modern Arabic Language -Faculty of Languages, University of Damascus
3. Fiqh specialization (Takhassus) at Ma’had al-Fath al-Islami (Syria) & completion of Aliyah at HSBT (2005) – Syrian Ulama, Mufti Yar Muhammad Qadri
4. Study of Interfaith Relations (2009) – University of Cambridge
5. M.A Islamic Studies (2009)– University of Birmingham
6. Ma’qoolat specialization (Rational sciences) Dastare-e-Fazilat, Jamia Noushahia Pakistan (2012)- Ustad al-Ulama Allamah Ghulam Muhammad Tonswi & others
7. Islamic Fatwa training (ifta)  


• Hadith study & Ijazahs:

Makkah:
Hadith Ijazah – al-Sayyid Muhammad ibn Alawi Maliki (ra) & others

Madinah:
Ijazah & recital of the complete Musalsalat Asharah through the Sanusi ulama pathways – from al-Sayyid Malik al-Arabi al-Sanusi (Madinah) & others

Syria:
Hadith Ijazah/Musalsal bi al-Awwaliyah - al-Shareef Fatih al-Kattani, al-Sayyid Adnan al-Majd, al-Shaykh Wahbi Suleiman al-Gawiji, al-Sayyid Isam Arrar al-Hasani

Sahih Bukhari, Sahih Muslim, Sunan Tirmidhi & Abu Dawud Recital & Ijazah – from al-Sayyid Muhammad al-Yaqoubi

Recital of Sahih al-Bukhari – Sayyid Ahmad Sirajuddin al-Halabi

Morocco:
Recital of Sahih Muslim & Ijazah – al-Shareef Abd al-Rahman al-Kattani last son of al-Allamah al-Musnid Abd al-Hay al-Kattani

Recital of Sahih Muslim & Ijaza – al-Shareef Idris al-Kattani last son of al-Allamah Muhammad ibn Jafar al-Kattani

Kuwait:
Al-Sayyid Yusuf al-Rifai Al-Hasani

• Traditional Islamic sciences & Hadith Ijazahs from major Pakistani ulama:

Taj al-Fuqaha Abd al-Haq Bandyalwi in the prestigious silsilah Khayrabadiyah of Allamah Fazle Haq – Bandyal Shareef, Punjab
Allamah Manzur Ahmad Fayzi (ra) – in Blessed Madinah
Allamah Fayz Ahmad Owaisi (ra) – Inside al-Masjid al-Nabawi al-Shareef
Allamah Abd al-Hakim Sharaf al-Qadri (ra) - Lahore
Allamah Gulam Rasool Saeedi – Karachi
Allamah Ali Ahmad Sindehlawi – Lahore (Markaz Tadrib al-Ifta)
Mufti Ghulam Sarwar Qadri (ra) – Lahore
Allamah Khalil Mian Barakati (& others) – in Lahore


• Khilafat/Spiritual Discipleship in Sufi Pathways:

1. Dastar-e-khilafat and jubba in Naqshbandi silsilah through the awliya of Nerian & Mohra Shareef– Blessed father Shaykh Mohammad Abdullah Ateeq
2. Sanad-e-Khilafat in all major pathways/silsilahs (2006)– Ustad al-Ulama Abdul Hakeem Sharaf Qadiri
3. Sanad-e-Khilafat in Chishti-Sabri order of Haji Imdadullah Makki (2012)– Taj al-Fuqaha Abd al-Haq Bandyalwi son of umdat al-ulama Yar Muhammad Bandyalwi (& others)


• Other Activities:

Friday sermons in Arabic & English at North Manchester Jamia Mosque
'Annual Youth Mawlid' - Walsall, West Midlands
'Open Durus Initiative'- Fardh ayn education for all (Birmingham, Manchester)
'Sacred Knowledge' articles & talks
Educational tours in Saudia Arabia (previously)