Ahmad Kutty

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"Ahmad Kutty was born in Kerala, India"
"Follows Traditional Sunni."
Full Name:Ahmad Kutty
Born:Kerala, India (age 72-73)
Residence:Toronto, Canada
Alive:Currently Present
Follows:Traditional Sunni
Sciences Studied:Sharia Thought
Institutions Studied:Islamic University of Madinah
University of Toronto
McGill University
Places Studied:India
Saudia Arabia
Shaikh Ahmad Kutty (born 1946 in Kerala, India), is a prominent North American Islamic scholar. He is currently senior resident Islamic scholar at the Islamic Institute of Toronto (https://www.islam.ca) and has taught at Emanuel College of the University of Toronto as an adjunct instructor

Ahmad Kutty was educated in the traditional Islamic Sciences at Islamiyya College, Kerala, and at the Islamic University of Madina Munawwarah.  He received his ijazahs (licences/designations) as an ‘a’lim and faqih from both India and Saudi Arabia.  He earned his M.A from the University of Toronto and pursued doctoral studies at McGill University, Montreal.

Over the past 30 years, he has been Director of the Islamic Center of Toronto, Director of the Islamic Foundation, Toronto, Canada, and has served on the Fiqh Council of North America.

Currently, Ahmad Kutty is resident scholar and senior lecturer at the Islamic Institute of Toronto. His courses include Quran & Hadith Sciences, Islamic Theology & Jurisprudence and Islamic Ethics & Spirituality among others.  His fatwas (Islamic rulings) have been translated into several languages and appear on various international sites including www.onislam.net, islamicity.com, islamophile.org, infad.usim.edu.my, and islam.ca. He actively participates in interfaith seminars, symposia and serves as an expert/resource in cases involving Islamic Law and Theology. 

Ahmad Kutty has been listed among The 500 Most Influential Muslims in the World (ed. by Professor John Esposito & Professor Ibrahim Kalin of Georgetown University); it can be accessed at: http://www.rissc.jo/muslim500ve1L.pdf)