Mr Muhammad Rafi Mufti was born on December 9, 1953 in district Wazirabad Pakistan. He received formal education up to BSc and joined Glaxo Laboratories Limited. He came into contact with Mr Javed Ahmad Ghamidi in 1976 and started occasionally attending his lectures. This general and informal learning and teaching continued for some time until he started regularly learning religious disciplines from Mr Ghamidi in 1984. He resigned from his job when it proved a hindrance in his studies. He received training in Hadith from the scholars of Ahl-i Hadith School of Thought and learned Fiqh disciplines from Hanafi scholars. He was trained in Arabic language and literature by Javed Ahmad Ghamidi. He is attached to Al-Mawrid from 1991.