Habib Mansoor/ October 15, 2014/ Articles

Brief Biography of Sayyid Ibrahim Khaleel Al Bukhari

Sayyid Ibrahim Khaleel Al Bukhari, a descendant of the Prophet Muhammad, salAllahu alayhi wasalam, was born in 1964 in Kadalundi, a village in Calicut district, Kerala, India. He acquired primary education from his parents especially from his father Sayyid Ahmed Bukhari, one of the foremost spiritual guide of that region. Under the guidance of Beeran Koya Musliyar, he pursued his higher education and graduated with 2nd rank in Islamic Theology (MFB) from Baqiyahu Ssalihath, Velloor in Tamil Nadu, India.

Soon after the completion of his education in 1997, he established Ma’din Academy (Ma’dinu Ssaquafathil Islamiyya) at Swalath Nagar in Malappuram, the Muslims populated region in the state. Now under his supervision and spiritual shadow 15,000 students are gaining their education in about 26 institutions ranging from primary to post graduate level.

Sayyid Ibrahim Khaleel Al Bukhari is one of the India’s most recognized Muslim personalities and one of the most knowledgeable scholar of Islam. He has traveled the world, lectured to thousands, and composed a number of works spanning Islamic thought and contemporary issues. He is the guardian of orphans, deaf and dumb, blinds and mentally challenged children. Hundreds of thousands of people from different parts of the world congregates at annual prayer congregation held under his leadership at Swalath Nagar every month especially on 26th night of Holy month Ramadan.

He has been leading India’s largest Muslim conference from the year 2000 onwards. The conference is held on the 27th day of Ramzan every year. The conference attracts millions from various parts of the globe. The main highlight of this conference is Pledge against Terrorism. Sayyid Ibrahim Khaleel Al Bukhari has visited and lectured in Australia, Uzbekistan, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Oman, Syria, Jordan, Palestine, Egypt, China, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar and Yemen.

Sayyid Ibrahim Khaleelul Al Bukhari holds the following position;

• Chairman, Jamia Ma’din, Kerala, India: Established in 1997, Ma’din aims the apex at the forefront of learning, teaching and research. It has now grown into a mass movement of smart learning with more than 25 educational and various other institutions with 15,000 students under its vast crown. Ma’din, setting unique examples in the dissemination of education, is scaling novel heights of triumphs.
• Patron of Ideal Association for Minority Educational Institutions (IAME). It is an academic organization for promoting education and awareness with 1350 educational centres in India and abroad. More than 500,000 students imbibing the lecture of education under this chain of institutions.
• Governing council member of Islamic Educational Board of India, New Delhi. It runs educational institutions all over India and various Asian and African countries like UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Malaysia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Malawi and Tanzania.
• Member of Global Moderates Foundation, Malaysia. It is an umbrella body of various international organizations under Prime Minister of Malaysia to promote understanding among various communities.
• Vice Chairman, Girls’ Educational Development Foundation under the Ministry of Human Resource , Government of India, New Delhi.
• Supreme Council Member of Sunni Yuva Jana Sangham (Sunni Youth Organization), Kerala, India.


May Allah protect Sayyid Ibrahim, give him success & victory in his endeavours, increase his rank, give him the best in this life and the next and allow us to benefit through him. Ameen.