Sheikh Muhammad Imdad Hussain Pirzada has served the global Muslim community for nearly half a century. He is a leading voice in literature, education and training of scholars, and community and charity work. His books guide on educational, religious, and current issues in multiple languages accessible to scholars and the wider society. His 5-volume commentary Qur’an: The Sublime Word is acclaimed worldwide in Arabic, Urdu and English. In 2019, he was honoured at the Imam Bukhari Complex in Samarqand to complete his 10-volume commentary Bukhari: The Sublime Tradition. Both works are the first to be written in English in the western world. Through Jamia Al-Karam, the institution he founded in 1985, hundreds of male and female British Muslim scholars have studied under his tutelage, who today serve as imams, chaplains, teachers and community leaders. He is founder of Muslim Charity, a leading international relief and development NGO, and he is president of the World Organisation for Al-Azhar Graduates (UK).
Source of Influence: Scholarly
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