Shaykh Zahir Mahmood is a prominent Islamic scholar and motivational speaker based in Birmingham, United Kingdom. His expertise in Quran, Fiqh and Hadith, along with his charismatic personality, have made him a sought-after teacher and speaker in many Islamic Sciences.
Education and Training
Shaykh Zahir Mahmood began his Islamic studies at the age of 16, when he enrolled in the Alimiya course at Dar al-Uloom al-Arabiyya al-Islamiyya in Bury. He later studied for three years at al-Jamia al-Islamiyya in Karachi, Pakistan, before completing his Alimiya course at Dar al-Uloom Newcastle in South Africa.
During his studies, Shaykh Zahir Mahmood had the opportunity to learn from some of the most renowned scholars in the Islamic world. He studied Sahih al-Bukhari in detail with the esteemed Shaykh Qasim Seema, and also gained an Ijazah to teach various Islamic Sciences from a number of Shuyukh.
Career and Contributions
Upon returning to the UK, Shaykh Zahir Mahmood completed his BA in Applied Theological Studies at the University of Birmingham. He then spent two years teaching the Alimiya course at Madina al-Uloom Kidderminster, where he also translated a portion of the classical Hanafi text of Fiqh, al-Shurunbulali’s Nur al-Idah into English.
Shaykh Zahir Mahmood is currently a teacher at the As-Suffa Institute in Birmingham. He has also conducted numerous workshops on various topics, including Arabic language and the Seerah (the Life of the Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him)). Additionally, he has delivered countless talks on the Sahabah (Companions of the Prophet (Peace be upon him)), inspiring and motivating the Muslim community to become better individuals.
Shaykh Zahir Mahmood has a special talent for reaching out to the youth. He has travelled extensively throughout the UK, delivering talks and lectures aimed at inspiring and motivating young Muslims to excel in their personal and spiritual lives. His captivating speeches and lectures have earned him a dedicated following of students and admirers.
Shaykh Zahir Mahmood is a well-respected Islamic scholar and a passionate motivator who has dedicated his life to spreading knowledge and inspiring the Muslim community. His extensive education, combined with his engaging personality and natural charisma, have made him one of the most sought-after teachers and speakers in the Islamic world. Through his teachings, he has inspired countless individuals to lead better lives and strive for excellence in all areas of their lives.