Shaykh Muhammad Adnan Kabbani
Shaykh Muhammad Adnan Kabbani is a renowned religious scholar and author who has devoted his life to the promotion of traditional Islamic principles, such as peace, tolerance, and opposing extremism in all its forms. The shaykh is a member of a respected family of traditional Islamic scholars, which includes the former head of the Association of Muslim Scholars of Lebanon and the present Grand Mufti of Lebanon.
Shaykh Adnan Kabbani is highly trained, both as a Western scientist and as a classical Islamic scholar. He received a degree in Engineering. In addition, he also holds a degree in Islamic Divine Law, and under the tutelage of Shaykh ‘Abd Allāh Dāghestānī license to teach, guide and counsel religious students in Islamic spirituality from Shaykh Muhammad Nāzim ‘Adil al-Qubrusī al-Haqqānī an-Naqshbandī, the world leader of the Naqshbandi-Haqqani Sufi Order.
Shaykh Adnan Kabbani, along with his brother Shaykh Hisham, has received ijazah as calipha of Mawlana Shaykh Muhammad Nazim Adil al-Haqqani. His books include: Haqiqat al-Haqqani (1995) and Futuhat al-Haqqaniyya (Arabic 2003).
In his long-term efforts to promote better understanding of classical Islam, Shaykh Adnan Kabbani has participated in numerous conferences around the Muslim world. Shaykh Adnan resides in Lebanon where he teaches and directs students of his master Shaykh Muhammad Nazim Adil al-Haqqani.