Shaykh Ibrahim Hussain is the Director of The Holy and Noble Koran Society, & Executive Director at Madina Institute Canada.
Shaykh Ibrahim was born in Blackburn, Lancashire, UK and primarily studied under his father, Shaykh Imtiaz Hussain, Ajmeri hafizahullah who then sent him to one of the best qari’s in the world, Shaykh Zubair Fallahi of Surat, India after he had completed hifz with Moulana Yaqub hafizahullah. Then he enrolled and completed his Bachelors and Masters covering the various classical islamic sciences and he studied the 7 different dialects of the qur’an and parts of the 10 different dialects at ‘جامعة العلم والهدى’, in the U.K and gained ijazas in fiqh, usul ul fiqh, tajweed, hadith, usul ul hadith, ilmul kalam, balagha, Arabic grammar, and all the various classical Islamic sciences as this was his fathers wish which Allah made him fulfill, Alhamdulillah. He then further travelled the world in pursuit of knowledge and received ijazaat in Qur’an from leading shuyookh like Shaykh Ahmad al Minshavi of Egypt along with Qari Syed Sadaqat Ali of Pakistan and others who authorised and gave him permission to teach tajweed. He also attended a Rihla with his Shaykh, Shaykh Dr. Muhammad bin Yahya Al Husayni, Al Ninowi hafizahullah in Morocco in 2012 where he was able to gain ijazas in hadith and other sciences from the most prominent scholars of the time such as Shaykh Al Kitani, Shaykh Baqqali, may Allah shower mercy upon him, ameen, and Shaykh Al Talidi. Shaykh Ibrahim has obtained ijazas from many other leading and prominent scholars from the Indian subcontinent and arab world (Allah preserve and elevate them all, Ameen)
Born in the UK, Shaykh Ibrahim has dedicated his entire career in the field of Qur’anic studies (memorisation of the Holy Qur’an – Hifz & Qirat) and Islamic Studies. His initial studies were in his hometown in Blackburn where he also spent a great deal of time teaching and taking head Imamship role at Masjid-e-Hajra & Al Madressah Tajweedul Quran since 2005. From a young age he has had the honour of serving as the Imam and visiting Scholar in many countries and continents throughout the world during Ramadan such as the UAE, Africa, Pakistan, USA, The Caribbean, Canada and Europe.
He has now moved to Toronto, Canada where he lives with his wife and son, and is pursuing his PhD in Islamic Studies.
Shaykh Ibrahim is dedicated to prioritizing the Book and the Authentic Sunnah, and revive that approach. He has been working hard to spread tolerance, love, and compassion.