"Yusuf Sayyid Hashim Ar-Rifai was born in Kuwait" "Follows Traditional Sunni."
Yusuf Sayyid Hashim Ar-Rifai
Yusuf Hashim Ar-Rifa'i
Sayyid Shaykh Murshid
Non-Islamic Sciences Studied:
Ahmad al-`Aqil Muhammad Salih Hashim al-Rifa`i Makki al-Kattani
Yusuf Hashim ar-Rifa‘i was born in Kuwait and traces his lineage back to the the renowned scholar Ahmed ar-Rifa‘i and then to Prophet Muhammad (salAllahu alayhi wasalam). The Shaykh is a world renowned prominent scholar starting his education in Kuwait, where he prospered in the Islamic sciences of law and secular sciences. After his youth he started his own institute with his curriculum similar to the Al Azhar system. He has also set up an association to help Muslims in Bangladesh, by doing this the Shaykh has managed to establish a number of mosques, schools, and hospitals.