Imam Khalid Hussein

Imam Khalid Hussein

Imam Khalid Hussein Abdulla is an Imam and Speaker at Masjid Tajdaar-e-Madina in Leicester, UK.

He began studying when he was young by his mother, who was a student of Habib Umar b. Sumayt, Syed Ahmed Abdullah Saleh Faris, Syed Abu Bakr al-Shibli and other notable scholars from Zanzibar, East Africa. At the age of 9 he began studying classical Islamic studies under Shaykh Muhammad Adam b. Eesa al-Qadiri and Shaykh Abu al-Qalam Qadri, where he studied texts of Arabic grammar, Aqeeda, Hanafi Fiqh, Qur’anic exegesis and accomplished the hifz of the Holy Qur’an.

Background: British Indian
Resides: Leicester, UK
Current Occupation:
Education: Islamic Scholar
Denomination: Sunni
Jurisprudence: Hanafi
Aqeedah: Maturudi
Preferred Subject: Contemporary issues, aqeedah
Notable Teachers: Muhammad Adam al Qadiri, Abul Qalaam Qadri

He then went on to study privately in Zanzibar, East Africa under his grandmother and uncle as well as other scholars with whom he studied various traditional Arabic texts under.

Imam Khalid Hussein is involved in work with the local and wider community as a visiting lecturer and is an active member of both the Interfaith Committee and Halal Monitoring Committee (HMC). His recent work has included chairing national conferences, publishing magazine articles, translating classical Islamic texts and several television appearances.


  • Imam Khalid Hussein is blessed with being able to speak six languages.



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