Mokhtar Maghraoui - Al-Madina Institute Teacher

Mokhtar Maghraoui

Shaykh Mokhtar Maghraoui is one of the most well renowned scholars in North America and is a foundation scholar for Al-Madina Institute. Originally from Algeria, he is thoroughly versed in the Islamic sciences and holds a doctorate joined between the fields of physics and engineering. His expertise includes the disciplines of Tazkiyah and Fiqh, and he is best known for his enlightening retreats and seminars empowering Muslims on their spiritual quest.

♦ Audio and blog entries are available online. Several complete lecture series are also available 


Videos Featuring Mokhtar Maghraoui


Breaking Spiritual Silence by Shaykh Mokhtar Maghraoui


Shaykh Mokhtar Maghraoui - In God We Trust


Hasan, Husain & the Merits of Ahl-ul-Bayt - Shaykh Mokhtar Maghraoui


The Power of Subhan Allah, Alhamdulilah and Allahu Akbar - With Shaykh Mokhtar Maghraoui



Articles by Mokhtar Maghraoui


Shaykh Mokhtar Maghraoui reflects on the Night Journey & Ascension in the life of the Prophet and its significance for us today, in this excerpt from…

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Social, political, economic, civilizational change – the root of all those changes is the change inside of you. I must do work. It does not come…

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As human beings, we are to look at everything in our lives—material experience, intellectual experience, psychological and emotional experiences—in…

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Shaykh Mokhtar Maghraoui discusses the ruling on reading the Qur'an in a group and what the great scholars have said on the issue.

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If what we do or say is stripped from rahma (merciful love), then it has nothing to do with our deen.

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Even though the Qur’an itself honors them, in an age of sectarianism, Muslims who seek to mention the Prophetic Household are accused of either…

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The core message of Surah Ali-Imran is about patience. Be patient in the face of challenges and calamities. Don’t give in. And that requires an…

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Those who forgive, they restrain anger, and forgive the wrong that is done to them. And truly Allah loves those who are muhsinoon – those who…

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Allah says you shall not attain the state of good, until you give of that which you love. We cannot reach the state of righteousness until we do…

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The best of provisions on the journey in this world to the next is the provision of taqwa. 

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In the first story of the Qur'an, Allah is reminding us that our home is jannah, and this life is a journey to come back home. 

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As we begin Ramadan, we ask Allah to give us the desire, and the energy with that desire, to behave and to do that which is most beloved to Him – …

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