Shaykh Sayyid Muhammad al-Yaqoubi was born in Damascus on the13th of Dhul Hijja, 1963 , in a noble family of descend from the ProphetMuhammad (Sallalahu Alaihi Wasallam). Shaykh Muhammad's father, the light ofDamascus and master of the Islamic disciplines, Sayyid Ibrahim al-Yaqoubi, wasone of the greatest scholars of The Levant in recent times. Shaykh Muhammadstudied over 500 works with his father, in the sciences of Qur'an, Hadith ,Fiqh (Jurisprudence), Mantiq (Logic) and many more. His father gave him fullauthority to narrate Hadith, to teach and to issue fatawa (legal rulings). Healso received many other ijazat (licenses to teach) from the most prominentscholars of Syria . Over a thousand people have embraced Islam at his hands andmany have repented after listening to him.