Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari

Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari completed the Dars-e-Nizami curriculum of Islamic studies under traditional scholars in Britain, after which he completed a specialization in Hadith. He completed his training with a two-year specialization in the science of giving legal verdicts (ifta), under Mufti Taqi Usmani and other top scholars in Pakistan. He then went to Syria, where he completed a Masters degree in Advanced Fiqh through al-Azhar (Cairo), and studied under prominent Arab scholars. In 2009 he teaches at a Darul Uloom in Leicester, and he answers people`s questions through the affiliated Darul Iftaa website (Darul Iftaa, His articles written for Sunnipath can also be found at