Sheikh Zahir Mahmood

Sheikh Zahir Mahmood

In the Name of Allâh, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful

This erudite scholar was born
in England and has gained licenses to teach (ijaazas) in many
Islamic sciences including Qur’an, Jurisprudence (Fiqh) and
Traditions (Hadith) of The Prophet (SAW) from various Shyukh.

Following the completion of his secular studies at the age of 16,
he enrolled at Dar al-Uloom al-Arabiyya al-Islamiyya, Bury (a
satellite college to al- Azhar University), where he initiated his
studies of the Alimiya course. Thereafter, he studied 3 years in the
presitigious seat of learning al-Jamia al- Islamiyya Karachi,

The Life of Salahudeen Ayyubi

The Worshipper, The Warrior, The Conqueror, The Legend Salahudeen al-Ayyubi,
celebrated by the muslims as the liberator or al-Quds and
equally revered by the west for his compassion and bravery.
The CD lecture details the heroic life and efforts of this
warrior and ascetic, may Allaah have mercy upon him. Those
who believe, and have left their homes and striven with
their wealth and their lives in Allah’s way are of much
greater worth in Allah’s sight. These are they who are
triumphant. [ at-Tawbah ]


The Martyrdom of Umar Ibn Al-Khattab

Shaykh Zahir details the events leading up to the martyrdom of the
second Caliph, Umar ibn al-Khattab (RA).

Part 1

Dawn of A New Superpower

Shaykh Zahir explains in detail the encounter of the companion of the
Prophet (peace be upon him), Rabi b. Amir and the second in
command of the Superpower of the day, Rustum. A riveting
encounter which led to the battle of al-Qadsiya. The
defining battle between the Muslims and the Persian


European Depictions of The Prophet
(saw) A Historical Account

Shaykh Zahir explains the rights of the Prophet peace be upon him over
the believers, and the love that his Companions exemplified
for him. The Shaykh also illustrates how many of the most
influential thinkers of Europe demonised and vilified the
Prophet peace be upon him for over a thousand years. Thus
the current caricatures printed in a number of European
newspapers are reminiscent of an age old bigotry and enmity.


Al-Quran a Timless Guide

In this time of firm (tribulation), Shaykh Zahir rakes a journey
through the past stories detailed in al-Qu’an the final
Revelation, to extract Allah’s guidance for the modern day.
Among these stories is the account of Musa’s (peace and
blessings be upon him) dealings with Pharaoh and considers
the cunning tactics of Shairan along the way.


Abdullah Ibn Zubayr The Seventh Caliph

Abdullah ibn Zubayr, the Grandson of Abu Bakr, nephew of Aisha, son of
Zubayr ibn Al-Awwam, one of the ten guaranteed Jannah and
Asma (known as the one with the two waist belts). Sahaaba
(may Allah be pleased with them) would say three things; no
one disputed regarding Abdullah ibn Zubayr “His bravery,
eloquence and worship”. He was the first child to be born in
Medina; upon nobody’s birth were the Sahaaba as happy as
upon the birth of Abdullah ibn Zubayr. The Seventh Caliph,
his final discussion with his mother is one of the most
touching that history has ever captured. It exemplifies the
bravery of mother and child.


Martydom of Uthman ibn Affan

A moving account of the martyrdom of Sayyiduna Uthman Ibn Affan
radiyallahu anhu.


The Martydom of Hussain – Karbala

A moving account of the Martyrdom of the Grandson of the Prophet
sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam, Sayyiduna Hussain radiyallahu


Sa’d ibn Abbi Waqaas – Knight of Islam

An account of the life of the Great Companion Sa’d Ibn Abi Waqqas
radiyallahu anhu.


Preparing for Ramadan

A talk given by Shaykh Zahir regarding the virtues of the blessed month
of Ramadhan and how to prepare for it.


The Final Disaster

Shaykh Zahir explains the causes of natural disasters and how mans
actions contribute to these disasters. The Shaykh further
elaborates on the earthquake of the final hour and finally
concludes that both of these earthquakes are considerably
less significant than the ultimate disaster.


The Sword of Allah | Khalid Bin Walid

In this lecture Shaykh Zahir details the life of the greatest military
general to have graced this earth the man defined by the
Messenger of Allah peace be upon him as the sword of Allah

Part 1

Part 2


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