Muhammad Mackeen Abdul Majid

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Mohamed Mackeen Abdul Majid
Born Mohamed Mackeen Abdul Majid
(1928-06-11) June 11, 1928 (age 87)
Sri Lanka
Citizenship Malaysia,
Occupation Professor
Known for Shaykh of Shazali tariqah
Religion Islam, Shafi'i, (Sufi)

Prof. Dr. Mohamed Mackeen Abdul Majid was a prominent scholar, professor of Islamic Studies. He worked at Kulliyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences at International Islamic University of Malaysia, and University Malaya. He was born in Sri Lanka. He died on 12 October 2013 aged 87.


He received Panglima Jasa Negara (PJN) award which carries the title Datuk from the King of Malaysia Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin on the occasion of The Yang di-Pertuan Agong's birthday in 2009.[1]


  • Islamic Thought in the Modern World: The Need for an Integrated Approach in Islam: source and purpose of knowledge, IIIT.
  • Some thoughts on the meaning of "Following the Sunnah" (1979)


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