Habib Ali Zain al Abideen ibn Addul Rahman al Jiffri
Habib Ali Zain al Abideen ibn Addul Rahman al Jiffri is from Tarim, the valley of scholarship and light in Hadramawt, south Yemen. He took his classical Islamic knowledge from the great masters of the Ba'Alawi, including the late Habib Mashur al Haddad, the great Shafi faqir Habib Zain al Sumit from Medina and the great faqir and qutub Habib Abdur Qadir al Saqqaf. He teaches at the Dar al Mustafa school in Tarim. His commitment to dawa has taken him to all corners of the world.
Habib Ali is a young master of tasawwuf and a scholar in Shafi fiqh.
His noble lineage extends through the line of
as-Sayyid al-Habib Imam Ahmad ibn 'Isa al-Muhajir, son of
as-Sayyid al-Habib 'Isa ibn Muhammad, son of
as-Sayyid al-Habib Muhammad an-Naqib; son of
Imam 'Ali al-'Uraydi; son of
Imam Ja'far as-Sadiq; son of
Imam Muhammad al-Baqir; son of
Imam 'Ali Zaynu'l 'Abidin ibn Husayn; son of
Sayyidush-shuhadaa Imam Husayn ibn 'Ali ibn Abi Talib; son of
Sayyidina 'Ali al-Murtada, and
Sayyidatun nisaa Fatima az-Zahra the daughter of'
Habib u'l A'zam, The Leader of all the Prophets, Sayyidina Muhammad ibn 'Abdillah (sallalaahu alayhi wasalam).