Shaykh Alsharif ibn-Hashim Abdullah Al-Husaini is a descendant of Imam Husain ibn Ali and Sayyidah Fatima (Allah be pleased with them), the daughter of the Holy Messenger (pbuh), and has been raised in their Holy hometown, Madinah.
Shaykh Alsharif is an authorised Shaykh in spiritual training, especially in the Naqshabandi Sufi Path for spiritual and moral purification. He is Shaykh number 37 in the Blessed Chain of Shaykhs that goes back to Sayyiduna Abu Bakr As-Siddiq (RA), and number 44 in the Blessed Chain that goes back to his grandfather, Sayyiduna Ali ibn Abi Talib (RA).
Shaykh Alsharif has completed his religious and secular graduate education in Holy Madinah, and his postgraduate education in the United Kingdom. He is a scholar in various secular and Islamic sciences, particularly in Quranic exegesis and recitation, Prophet’s Hadith, Hanafi Fiqh, and the Holy Messenger’s Biography (Blessed Seerah), as well as in Arabic and English philology and literature.
Most prominent of Alsharif’s teachers are: Hadrat Shaykh In’amul-Hasan Alkandahlawi (RA), Hadrat Shaykh Mahmudul-Hasan Saharanpuri (RA), Hadrat Shaykh Saeed Ahmad Khan Almadani (RA), Hadrat Shaykh Uwais ibn Abdullah Al-Husaini (RA), Hadrat Shaykh Muhammad Is-haq (RA), and Shaykh Saeed Hawwa (RA).