Messages from Muftis Worldwide

MUFTI YUSUF IBN YAQUB

Respected Seekers of knowledge, welcome and glad tidings. Our respected, revered and beloved Teacher and Shaikh, Muhtaram Mufti Ebrahim Desai Sahib (damat barakatuhu) has launched the new Darul Iftaa site. On this auspicious occasion, I have found it befitting to present the poem of Imam Muhammad Ibn Hassan Al-Shaybani, one of the greatest students of…

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MUFTI ABDUR RAHMAN SHAREEF

Few years back, when Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Desai Sb Maddazilluhu advised me to do the Iftaa course under  him, I was so delighted and overjoyed that Allaah SWT granted me an opportunity to study under a world renowned Mufti  whose Ilm , Zuhd and Taqwa  are well known to everyone. Hadhrat Mufti Sb is well…

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MUFTI ISHAQ MOOSA

Alhamdulillah, it is with a great sense of joy and heartfelt gratitude to Allah Ta`ala that I have known and studied under Hadrat Mufti Ebrahim Desai Saheb. Four years back after having completed my `Alim course I was blessed by Allah Ta`ala to have been afforded the opportunity to study my Ifta under Hadrat Mufti…

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MUFTI FARAZ ADAM AL MAHMUDI

With the world ever-evolving with cutting edge technology and innovation, the demand to decipher and decrypt contemporary issues has surged.  A sound, authentic response propelled with the guidance of the great scholars of this era is the way to sail forward.  The Darul Iftaa Mahmudiyyah is the platform equipping scholars with sound academic and spiritual training to…

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MUFTI ABRAR MIRZA

From the first time we met in Chicago (US), I could tell that Mufti Sahib was extremely humble and had a very soft heart.  Alhamdulillah, after years of benefiting through his fatawa via the world famous AskImam.org website, I had the honor to study iftaa under Mufti Sahib, along with the other teachers at the…

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MUFTI ABDUL AZEEM

I begin by thanking Allāh Ta’ālā immensely for accepting me to study at Darul Iftaa Mahmūdiyyah. I honestly consider my decision to study at the Darul Iftaa under the expertise of Hadhrat Mufti Ebrahim Desai Saheb Damat Barakatuhum to be one of the best decisions I made in my life Alhamdulillah. The Darul Iftaa has…

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MUFTI SAEED AHMED GOLAUB

In recent times the  Religion of Islam has become known to people across the world. Unfortunately, many people are not clear as to what this Islamic way of life entails and maybe deficient in their knowledge of the intricacies of detailed masailles.  Consequently, Darul Iftaa Mahmudiyyah under the guidance of Mufti Ebrahim Desai Saheb, Damat…

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MUFTI ABDUL HANNAN NIZAMI

It was nearly two years ago when I first walked into Darul Iftaa to study under Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Desai Sahab when he embraced me whole heartedly like a father who is overjoyed at the arrival of his son. With so much enthusiasm, he took care of all my personal needs without having to ask…

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MUFTI HUSSEIN ISSA

My mentor, my father, my friend Hadhrat Mufti Ebrahim Desai Saheb, with whom I have spent the past two years, has been continuously guiding me throughout the various changes of life, especially in contemporary Islamic Finance issues. Alhamdulillah, he has given me the greatest amount of fun and a great learning experience. He is a GENIUS mentor, a…

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MUFTI MOOSA SALIE

I remember well my first meeting with Mufti Ebrahim Desai Saheb when he arrived as the head Mufti and Ustaadh of Hadith in Madrasah Inaamiyyah, Camperdown. We were but children in front of a great man but Mufti Saheb embraced each student with the warmth and affection a father reserves for his children. Incidents of…

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MUFTI ZAID SHELIA

Alhamdulillah, I was one of the fortunate students that got the immense pleasure of studying under Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Desai Sahab. He is my teacher as well as a fatherly figure that I look up to in every aspect of my life. Words cannot describe Hazrat. To really know him, one has to spend quality time with him.…

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MUFTI LUQMAN HANSROT

Years ago it was the fervor and desire of my beloved father that I study under the tutor ship of not just a Scholar and Jurist but a Sheikh ul Fann (Master in all sciences) whether it be of Qura’an , Hadith, Fiqh, Tafseer and a Sheikh who is a spiritual mentor for many around…

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MUFTI ZAMAN

Traditional Islamic values coupled with firm background in Islamic Jurisprudence;  Darul Ifta Mahmodiyah aims to provide necessary atmosphere and upbringing in order to produce the Muslims scholars of the future. Darul Ifta Mahmudiyyah and it’s website was established few years ago, it was the wish and desire of Hadhrat Mufti Saheb damat barakatuhum to improve and enhance…

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MUFTI ASIF UMAR

Alhamdulillah, with the grace and fadl of Allah Ta’ala it is my pleasure to welcome you to the new Darul Iftaa website. My dear respected ustadh Hadhrat Mufti Ebrahim Desai Saheb (Hafizahullah) has once again used the means of modern technology by updating a website which is an immense benefit to the ummah worldwide. As…

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MUFTI EHZAZ AJMERI

I was afforded the opportunity to enroll and study ifta studies under the tutelage of Hadrat Mufti Ebrahim Desai Sahib (d.b.). Only after embarking this journey under guidance of Hadrat Mufti Sahib did I realize how little of the vast ocean of fiqh I really understood. The complexness and comprehensiveness of the Ḥanafī Fiqh can…

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MUFTI HUSAIN KADODIA

I wish to extend my congratulations to Hadrat Mufti Ebrahim Desai on the completion of the Dar al-Ifta building project. The time I spent studying Ifta under the guidance and expert tutorage of Mufti Sahib is always cherished as a special period of my life. Mufti Sahib’s loving and warm manner coupled with his burning…

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MUFTI FAIZAL RIZA

The Grand Mufti of Pakistan Hazrat Mufti Shafi’ Usmani (Rahmatullahi Alaih) used to say that he chose the field of issuing fatawa over the other fields of Deen because by issuing fatawa there is assurance that the questioners will immediately benefit.  In today’s world, as more and more people are turning to the internet for…

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MUFTI SUHAIL TARMAHOMED

In every era, there are those few special personalities who are selected by Allah to serve his Deen on a global scale. From amongst these select few are those who become world renowned and widely accepted as a guide and spiritual leader in every part of the word. It brings me great joy to know…

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MUFTI IMRAN HATIA

I nostalgically recollect the fond memories of spending three wonderful years under the expert tutelage and companionship of Mufti Saheb DB.In Mufti Saheb i found a unique personality that was passionately driven with the burning desire to selflessly serve deen against all odds.Closely observing Mufti Saheb tirelessly discharging his daily commitments tacitly demanded from his…

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MUFTI BILAL CASSIM

I am honoured to have been the first student of the Darul Iftaa at its inception over a decade ago. Retrospectively, I realize that those were the best days of my life. My beloved Ustaadh, Mufti Ebrahim Desai Saheb, besides being a father and mentor, also possessed and still possesses the wonderful ability to foster…

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