Shaykh Afeefuddin Al-Jailani is the 19th direct descendant of Shaykh Abdul Qadir Al-Jailani and the 33rd direct descendant of Prophet Muhammad sal Allahu alayhi wasalam. Shaykh Abdul Qadir Al-Jailani is one of the most renowned Islamic scholars and the founder and leader of the Qadriya spiritual path.
Shaykh Afeefuddin specializes in jurisprudence, shariah laws and spirituality. One of his greatest teachers was the former Mufti Of Iraq, Shaykh Abdul Karim Al Mudarris (also known as Abdul Karim Bayarah).
Shaykh Afeefuddin has been certified as an Islamic scholar by Shaykh Abdul Karim Al Mudarris - with the credentials of Ijaza Ilmiya. He has studied with many other Islamic scholars as well.
Shaykh Afeefuddin was born and raised in Baghdad in 1972. He completed his college while specializing in the shariah sciences.
He was the Imam and Khatib in several mosques in Baghdad including the Mosque of Shaykh Abdul Qadir Al-Jailani. He was also a frequent guest lecturer in Iraq and other countries.
Currently living and teaching in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, many students from around the world travel to learn from him. Shaykh Afeefuddin is the founder and chairman of Al-Wariseen Trust. He also leads all activities and events of Darul Jailani International.