Shaykh Mufti Kamaluddin Ahmed db
Shaykh Mufti Kamaluddin Ahmed is a qualified Islamic scholar and university academic in the field of Islamic studies, specializing in Qur’an, Hadith, Law, History, Spirituality, and Ethics. He is currently a Doctoral Fellow in Islamic Intellectual History at the Berlin Graduate School.
Born and raised in Manhattan, he has a Bachelors from the University of Chicago and a Masters from the University of Oxford. He also traveled and spent many years pursuing an intensive full-time study of the classical disciplines of Islamic learning and was awarded formal certifications as an ‘Alim and Mufti.
For the past 20 years, he has formally guided seekers on the spiritual path of becoming closer to Allah (Swt) and regularly delivers talks and offers courses at universities, masjids, and institutions of learning in countries across the UK, Europe, and South Africa.
The Shaykh has also established academies offering free education in classical Islamic learning and spirituality through both live and online courses for men and women around the world. In 2009, the Shaykh with his respected wife Alimah S. Ahmed, founded Zaynab Academy Online – the first all-women’s online Islamic educational institute. Later, Shaykh also founded Tazkiyah Academy-An online Islamic educational institute for men. Visit www.zaynabacademyonline.org
to learn more. Also, many of the past recordings and live lectures of the Shaykh can be heard at www.islamicspirituality.org
Mufti Muhammad Zahid
Mufti Muhammad Zahid Sangharwi is a graduate from Dar-ul-uloom Karachi from where he recieved ‘Almiyah’ and ‘Takhasus fil Ifta’ degrees. He is currently heading Shariah Compliance at Pak-Qatar Family Takaful and is the Resident Shariah Adviser for Soneri Bank while being on the shariah board of multiple institutions and companies in Pakistan. Specialized in the sciences of Islamic Jurisprudence, Mufti Zahid focuses on presenting Shariah-compliant solutions for modern financial products and ensuring Shariah compliance of transactions. He is also a visiting faculty member at The Guidance Institute and conducts trainings on Takaful and Risk Management. Along with this, Mufti Zahid regularly conducts Dars-e-Qauran and Dars-e-Hadith sessions for both men and women and teaches courses at Ihsan Institute Karachi.
Mufti Khalid Bukhari
Mufti Khalid Bukhari learnt classical Islamic sciences pursuing the Aalimiyah degree from Jamiat us Suffa and Jamiat Darul Uloom, the largest and most renowned Islamic educational institution in Pakistan. He spent his first six years till Sadisa (sixth grade) at Jamiat us Suffa and for the last two years of his Aalimiyah degree, Mufti Khalid transferred to the prestigious Darul Uloom, Karachi. After graduating in 2008-9 Mufti Khalid enrolled at Jamiat ur Rasheed for Takhasus fil Fiqh. A year later after receiving formal authority to issue legal opinion, Mufti Khalid actively participated in promoting deen.
As the Nazim for all Dawah activities (Head of Outreach) at Ihsan Institute Mufti Khalid specializes in Quran (Darse Quran), Arabic and curriculum designing for various Islamic subjects. He is regularly involved in delivering talks on the explanation of various Surahs in the Quran at different locations in Karachi. Mufti Khalid teaches at Jamia tus Sa’eed in the morning and spends the rest of his time at Ihsan Institute where he teaches several important books. His students adore him for his flamboyant and attractive teaching style.
Maulana Saad bin Saud
Maulana Saad bin Saud memorized the entire Quran at the age of 11 and enrolled for the Alimiyyah Degree at Jamia tul Uloom Al Islamiyyah New Town Karachi which he completed in 2007. He completed his graduation and Masters from Karachi University in 2013 and is currently pursuing MPhil in Islamic Studies from the same. During his Masters he wrote multiple research papers including an analysis on the works of orientalists on Islamic History and the Life of Prophet Muhammad SAW. For many years he has remained a faculty at Jamia tus Sa’eed and is actively involved in Dawah activities. He joined Ihsan Institute in 2017 and is currently managing the Darse Nizami program as its Nazim (Dean of Academics). He is also a faculty for our Quranic Studies and Quran o Hadith Diploma programs.