Shaykh Dr. Muhammad bin Yahya Al-Husayni An-Ninowy was born and raised in Syria. He began his study under his father, Sayyed Yahya (Rahimahu Allah), and many of the senior scholars of Aleppo at the time, memorizing the Glorious Qur’an and acquiring knowledge in many of the Islamic disciplines, such as Tawheed, Hanafi/Shafi’i Fiqh, Usool, and Ihsaan

Besides graduating from the Faculty of Usul-ud-Din at Al- Azhar University, Shaykh Dr. Muhammad delved further into the fields of Hadeeth and Ihsaan under the tutelage of many of the foremost scholars worldwide, who resided in Syria, Hijaz, Morocco, Egypt, and others.

Shaykh Ninowy has established a global network of Madina Institutes which all strive to carry the same message. Shaykh Muhammad focuses on reviving the call to Deen with a Back to Basics approach i.e. the Qur’an and Authentic Sunnah, in addition to teaching tolerance, peace and compassion. Shaykh Muhammad is the senior-in-residence scholar at Madina Masjid and institute in Atlanta, Georgia since 2000. He has authored many books in the science of Tawheed, Hadith, and Usul, some of which are being translated into English and published, such as: The concept of Bid’a and its application, Nisf-Sha’ban virtues in the authentic Sunnah, Hadithi commentary on the Shamaa’el of Imam Tirmidhi, Explanation of the Nukhba Text in Hadith sciences, Explanation of the Al Fiyyah in Hadith terminology, Hadithi commentary on Imam Nasa’iy’s Khasaa’es, Expressing Delight for the birth of the Light, and more

Shaykh Muhammad is the founding director of “Planet Mercy” and Madina Institute & Seminary in the UK, South Africa, and Canada, and the USA. Shaykh Muhammad also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mircobiology from the University of Illinois and a Doctor of Medicine degree. Some of Shaykh Muhammad’s lectures can be viewed on: Twitter: and on


IDCourse NameDurationStart Date
Madina Open Day - 2019October 23, 2019
Parenting Seminar - Cape TownAfter EshaiOctober 23, 2019
Marriage Seminar - Cape TownAfter EshaiOctober 23, 2019
The Ingredients for a Successful Marriage1 SessionFebruary 8, 2019
Aqeedah Tahawiyyah with Shaykh Ninowy5 DaysFebruary 4, 2019
Love & Marriage - Building a Successful Society2 HoursOctober 23, 2019


IDEvent NameDurationStart Date
Pursuit of Knowledge Tour with Shaykh Ninowy359 daysFebruary 4, 2019
Madina Spiritual Retreat 20181 daysJuly 6, 2018
Book of Love Tour 201821 daysJuly 6, 2018
207Because We Love Him - Shaykh Ninowy1828 daysNovember 28, 2017