A promoter of Islam
To promote better understanding of classical Islam, Shaykh Kabbani has hosted two international conferences in the US, both of which drew scholars from around the Muslim world. He is one of those whose intellect is sought after by journalists, academics and politicians.
In the US, Shaykh Kabbani serves as Chairman, Institute for Spiritual and Cultural Advancement; Founder, Naqshbandi Sufi Order of America; Chairman, As-Sunnah Foundation of America; Chairman, Kamilat Muslim Women's Organization; and, Founder and President, The Muslim Magazine.
He has authored 'Remembrance of God Liturgy of the Sufi Naqshbandi Masters' (1994), 'The Naqshbandi Sufi Way' (1995), 'Angels Unveiled' (1996), 'Encyclopedia of Islamic Doctrine' (7 vols. 1998), 'Encyclopedia of Muhammad's Women Companions and the Traditions They Related' (1998, with Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar) and 'Classical Islam and the Naqshbandi Sufi Order' (projected November 2003).
Shaykh Hisham Kabbani was born into a respected family of traditional Islamic scholars in Beirut. He is trained as a scientist and as a classical Islamic scholar.
Compiled by:M. Nauman Khan / Mateen Siddiqui