Shaykh Abdullah Adhami was born in Georgetown, Washington, DC, of the noble lineage of the family of the Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him. He began his studies of shariah at the age of eight, and heard his first scholarly narrative in 1975. He earned scholarly licenses from many eminent scholars from Damascus, Egypt and Morocco, and is honored with the unique and rare distinction of being a certified narrator of hadith.
Shaykh Abdullah also holds a degree in architecture from Pratt in New York City, and has seven years of international corporate experience in the area of organizational development and executive training.
Shaykh Abdullah Adhami has been serving the needs of the Muslim community in North America for over twenty years. He is currently working on a number of books, while pursuing higher studies in jurisprudence and QurҒanic sciences.
His works center on exploring the legal, ethical and spiritual dimensions of the linguistic implications of shariah texts. His works also strive to relate the eternal relevance of the essence of shariҒah laws as a vehicle to enhance modern lived experience. He is the founder and chairman of SAKEENAH.