Hadhrat Sheikhul Hadith Maulana Yusuf Motala


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Yusuf Motala
Source of Influence: Scholarly
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Sheikh Motala is the founder of the Dar ul Ulum Al-Arabia Al-Ilamia in Holcombe, Bury, Lancashire. He is a scholar’s scholar many of the United Kingdom’s young Deobandi scholars have studied under his patronage. Sheikh Motala has an expansive network of students and educational institutions which he has founded. He is also regarded as the spiritual khalifa of the famous scholar, Shaikh al-Hadith Muhammad Zakariyya al-Kandahlawi, and consequently acts as a spiritual guide for thousands of people.