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


The poet sees the arrival of hairs greying as a guest, himself as its host, and good deeds as the most suitable offerings for such a guest. This is a…

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The greying of one’s hair is forerunner of what is to come. Only the unwise allow the self/nafs to ignore its message to them.

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The Divine is subtle in His many ways of warning us, even by the onset of greying hair. Wise is the one who heeds to their warning of a lifetime…

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In this series of commentaries from the Burdah, Shaykh Mokhtar Maghraoui reflects on its spiritual lessons. The series begins with an introduction of…

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In this session, Shaykh Mokhtar Maghraoui discusses the spiritual significance of the mosque and how to carry its spirit within our hearts.

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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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Sūrah al-Mā’idah comprises of some aḥkām (practical rules and regulations) of our daily human lives — which should be, for our own happiness, in…

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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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Shaykh Mokhtar Maghraoui on the role fasting plays on the process of attaining taqwa (God-consciousness) and meaningful change, an excerpt from…

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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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When we come to Salah, where are we going? We’re supposed to be going to whom?  To Allah – to liqā Allah (meeting Allah) in Salah. So if in that walk…

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Let not the injustice of others make you also unust. Instead, help each other and do participate in all that is mutual and all that is good. Anything…

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