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Gems & Stars in the UK: Shaykh Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari

Shaykh Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari

Source: http://www.daruliftaa.com/biography

Mufti [Abu Abdillah] Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari is a young, traditionally trained scholar who studied in different parts of the world. Born in Leicester, UK, and raised under the guidance of his illustrious father, Shaykh Mawlana Adam, he started learning about Islam from a very young age and memorized the entire Qur’an at a very tender age of nine. He initially studied the Arabic language and various other traditional Islamic sciences including Qur’anic exegesis (tafsir), Hadith and Fiqh at Dar al-Uloom, Bury, UK, under many Shuyukh notably: Shaykh Muhammad Yusuf Motala and the late Shaykh al-Hadith Islam ul Haq, and thus received authorizations (ijazahs) in various books including the six major collections of Hadith. He also received Ijazah in Hadith from the late Grand Mufti of India, Shaykh Mahmud al-Hasan Gangohi, and underwent a one year course of specialization in the science of issuing religious/legal verdicts (Fatwa). Continue reading Gems & Stars in the UK: Shaykh Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari


| Great British Islam | 18/07/2012 | BBC1 | 11:15PM |

Great British Islam18 July 2012



As Ramadan approaches, this documentary tells the little-known story of three English gentlemen who embraced Islam at a time when to be a Muslim was to be seen to be a traitor to your country. Through personal journeys of still surviving relatives, the programme looks at their achievements and how their legacy lives on today.

Al-Muhaddithat – Women Scholars in Islam

Al-Muhaddithat – Women Scholars in Islam

I am not sure that many people are aware of the above project of our Shaykh Akram Nadwi. He has spent many years of his life in compiling this voluminous dictionary of female hadith scholars from our rich Islamic History. Continue reading Al-Muhaddithat – Women Scholars in Islam