Shaykh Fakhruddin Owaisi al-Madani grew up and began his traditional training in the Islamic sciences in the blessed city of Madina al-Munawwara under many ‘ulema of the Hijaz, including Shaykh Sayyid Muhammad ‘Alawi al-Maliki.  He then studied for a Bachelor’s in Islamic Theology at ICOSA (recognized by Al-Azhar University). He obtained a Bachelors with Honors in Religious Studies, and Masters Degree in Islamic Studies, from University of Cape Town. He has ijazāt from numerous renowned scholars from the Hijaz, Morocco, Syria, Senegal and Egypt.

He has worked in various mosques of Cape Town as Imam and teacher in the past, and currently lectures in the subjects Tafsīr and Hadīth at the International Peace College of Southern Africa, and teaches various texts in Hadith, Tazkiyah, Usul al-Fiqh and History at the Madina Institute.


Hadith, Tazkiyah, Usul al-Fiqh, History


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For hundreds of years the Qasidah Burda has rippled off the lips of lovers, those seeking closeness to the Creator, those excelling at the depth of belief & those secretly searching for their meeting with the Beloved, peace be upon him & his family. Join us in the company of Shaykh Fakhruddin Owaisi al Madani as we delve into the depths of the meaning of Qasidah Burdah to extract lessons from the life our Beloved sallallahu alayhi wa alihi wasalam.Qasidah Burdah - The Prophet Muhammad (peace & blessings be upon Him & his Family) Through the lens of Imam al-Busiri16h00 - 19h30 (Registration at 15h30)January 22, 2020
The Life of The Prophet - The Marital YearsAfter EshaiJanuary 22, 2020
Qasidah Burdah - Seminar1 SessionMarch 9, 2019
Siratun Nabi -The Early Years4 WeeksJanuary 22, 2020
The Honourable Women6 WeeksJanuary 22, 2020
Knowing Your Lord Part Two - Wynberg5 WeeksJanuary 22, 2020
The Life of Muhammad ﷺ - The Early Years8 WeeksJanuary 22, 2020
Knowing Your Lord - Wynberg4 WeeksJanuary 22, 2020
The Final Years of Prophet Muhammadﷺ5 WeeksFebruary 6, 2018
The Breeze of Madina10 WeeksNovember 10, 2017


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Living in the Fast Lane0 daysApril 14, 2018
Imam Husayn Symposium0 daysSeptember 27, 2017