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Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri

His Eminence Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri (Patron in Chief) is one of today's most prolific and accomplished Islamic Scholars. Thoroughly grounded in the traditional Islamic sciences, he is endowed with robust chains of authority (ijaza) derived from some of the top authorities around the world linking him with unbroken chains back to the Beloved Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him). He has granted permission for authorising these chains to numerous well-known scholars across the globe.  Read more

Shaykh As'ad Muhammad Saeed As-Sagharji

Shaykh As’ad Muhammad Saeed as-Sagharji (visiting scholar) lives in Damascus. He is one of the greatest Faqihs (jurists) of Syria. He is author of the famous work "Al-Fiqh al-Hanafi wa Adillatuhu". Not only is he a great scholar of Hadith, but also a deeply spiritual personality.

His works are included as part of syllabuses in Islamic colleges and universities all over the world including at the prestigious al-Azhar of Egypt. Shaykh as-Sagharji is the Head Imam of renowned Jami'ah Masjid 'Umawi (Ummayad Mosque), comprising 7 permanent imams who are among the religious authorities and scholars of Syria.

Shaykh Muhammad Ramadan Qadri


Shaykh Muhammad Ramadan al-Qadri has studied various disciplines under Shaykh ul Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir ul Qadri for over 10 years covering a wide range of classical texts. These include Al-Shifa of Qadi `Iyad, Fawz-ul-Kabiir of Imam Shah Waliullah and numerous other texts, especially in the field of spirituality where he covered the Mathnavi of Rumi.

His others teachers include Shaykh al-Hadith Mi’raj al-Islam and Mufti Abdul Qayyum Hazarvi under whom he excelled in the various Islamic disciplines and arts. The Shaykh possesses various Ijazat (teaching licenses) from his teachers; particularly certain unique and elevated chains from Shaykh ul Islam Dr Tahir ul Qadri. The Shaykh is a gifted and prolific speaker and has numerous students across the world.

Many qualified scholars from Jamia al-Islamia Minhaj-ul-Qur’an are from among his students. He currently resides in Manchester and teaches traditional sciences at the Farghana Institute.