Sheikh Hisham Kabbani was born in Beirut, Lebanon. He came from a long line of scholars and was a disciple of Muhammad Nazim Adil al-Qubrusi al-Haqqani. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry from the American University of Beirut and a Degree in Islamic Divine Law, from Damascus in Syria. He also studied medicine in Belgium and is licensed to teach and counsel students in Islamic spirituality. He has beenasked to speak and be a representative at numerous important conferences around the world.