Maulana Al-Sheikh Afeefuddin Al-Jailani
Chairman of Al-Wariseen Trust & Darul Jailani International
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Sheikh  Afeefuddin  was  born  in  Baghdad,  Iraq  on  21st July  1972  and  hails  from  the prominent Al-Jailani family; a highly renowned lineage in the Islamic World. Sheikh  Afeefuddin  is  the  19th direct  descendant  of  the  most  eminent  Islamic  scholar,  AlSheikh Al-Sayyid Abdul Qadir Al-Jailani R.A, (known as King of Saints), and the 33rd direct descendant of our beloved Prophet Muhammad (SAW).

Sheikh  Afeefuddin’s  great-great  grandfather  Al-Sheikh  Abdul  Qadir  Al-Jailani  R.A,  is recognized by Islamic Scholars as the most universally acclaimed and celebrated Islamic Scholar and Sufi Master of all times. His knowledge and teachings, which follows the path of the Prophet Muhammad SAW (Sunni) was well documented in a large number of books that he wrote on both Shari’a (Islamic Law) and Sufism (the Path of Purification).  Sheikh  Afeefuddin  specializes  in  Fiqh,  Shariah  Laws  and  Tasawuf.  He  has  studied  with many Islamic Scholars and one of his teachers was the highly renowned late Mufti of Iraq,

Al-Sheikh  Abdul  Karim  Al-Mudarri  who has  certified  Sheikh  Afeefuddin  with Al-Ijazah  AlElmiyah (certificate by a Mufti to award a Degree in Islamic Knowledge). Apart  from  this  he  has also  been  awarded  Degrees/  Ijazah  by Ulama  of  the  highest eminence qualifying him as an Alim and Islamic Scholar such as  Dr. Ali Jumaah, the Grand Mufti of Egypt; Dr. Ahmad Omar Hashim, the ex-Rector of Al-Azhar University; Dr. Abdul Qadir Abdullah Al-Ani, a famous Scholar in Hadith and Fiqh in Iraq; Sheikh Rafia Taha AlRifaie,  the current Mufti Iraq;  Allahyarham Syed Muhammad bin Alawi Al-Maliki (a great scholar  in  Mekkah);  and  Habib  Omar  Hamid  Al-Gailani  (a  very  well  known scholar  in Mekkah) and many others.


 

CURRENT ENGAGEMENTS

Al-Wariseen Trust, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

Al-Wariseen Trust is a non-profit body created to promote the understanding of Islam and the true teachings of our beloved Prophet Muhammad SAW as well as engaging in the charitable activities not covered by non-government welfare schemes. Al-Wariseen Trust officially incorporated under Prime Minister Department in January 2013. Al-Wariseen was launched on 28th
April 2007 in conjunction with the celebration of Maulidur Rasul of Our Beloved Prophet Muhammad SAW and Haul of Al-Imam Al-Sheikh Abdul Qadir Al-Jailani R.A at Masjid Wilayah Persekutuan, Kuala Lumpur. Sheikh Afeefuddin was also appointed as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Al-Wariseen Trust.

Darul Jailani International

Recognizing the urgent need for contextualizing the teachings of the grand masters such Sheikh Abdul Qadir Al-Jailani for the current day and age, Sheikh Afeefuddin has set up Darul Jailani as an international organization for Da’wah activities. As the head and founder of Darul Jailani International, Sheikh Afeefuddin is closely involved in organizing regular teaching and educational classes. These are organized and conducted according to the best practices of traditional Islamic learning, with added benefit of modern techniques. Darul Jailani is engaged in these activities in a number of countries, including Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Brunei, Australia, Fiji, Sri Lanka, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Egypt, Jordan, UAE, Denmark, Sweden, Swiss, Canada and the U.S.