About me


Honorable Credentials
The 500 Most Influential Muslims 2012 Book The 500 Most Influential Muslims 2012 Book has acknowledged works of Brother Mohammad Shaikh by including his name in the book for the third consecutive year since 2010, under Category “Preachers & Spiritual Guides”. Preachers rely on charisma to inspire millions through multimedia while spiritual guides traditionally teach
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Chairman’s Biography
The year was 1952, five years after the independence of Pakistan. The birth of Muhammad Shaikh took place. He was born to an average family. Received early religious education and guidance from his father and was raised a culturally practicing Muslim. In his prime Muhammad Shaikh joined Merchant Navy and traveled major portioned of the
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Early Life
Mohammed Shaikh was born in Karachi, Pakistan on the 6th of October, 1952 to Ghulam Nizamudin and Tameez Jehan Begum. His father hailed from a prominent Muslim family of Delhi and was a graduate of Aligarh University. Shaikh’s grandfather, Ghulam Fareed-uddin was the Chief of Police and honorary Captain in the Indian state of Delhi
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Turning Point in Life
An event that had a profound effect on Mohammad Shaikh occurred on 15th December, 1986, when some armed criminals broke into his office in Karachi. Soon a struggle ensued and one of the men pulled the trigger, but miraculously Shaikh was not hit. It was at this point in time, he recalls, that he closed
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Association with Sheikh Ahmed Deedat
In the year 1988 Mohammad Shaikh maintained a brief association with the late Ahmed Deedat, South African scholar of comparative religion and founder of Islamic Propagation Center International (IPCI). Initially Mohammad Shaikh was the main distributor of Deedat’s videos in Pakistan and was much inspired by his lectures on comparative religion. During Deedat’s tour of
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Approach to The Quran
Evident from his lectures, Shaikh’s main standpoint is that the Qur’an needs to be seen through its own inflection and in its pure form without any alteration whatsoever, as it is a divine text accessible to all who want guidance from it. While viewing his presentations it is apparent that his point of difference is
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Opposition from Extremists and Assassination Attempt
It is evident from the debates held at the end of his talks that most criticism to Mohammad Shaikh is from traditional and conservative elements, who find his presentations to go against their narrow interpretations. This opposition reached a climax and brought another testing time in the spring of 2005. An armed intruder broke into
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Mission of Dawah
As a Da’ee, Mohammad Shaikh strives to give preference and promotion to the Qur’an as the center point for Islamic beliefs and the principle text for governing everyday life of a Muslim. His availability for Dawah is all year round, even though he has come under physical attack in the past and faces opposition from
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