Sheikh Zahir Mahmood
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, Pakistan.
"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.
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Bilal - From Slave to Master
A few people stand in the face of tyranny with endurance when they believe in the true and eternal message of Islam. This book sheds light on the life and struggle of the greatest example of endurance. Bilal bin Rabah whom Islam changed from a weak slave to a great hero, stood firm in the face of oppression and hence taught generations to come how a Muslim should act when his Faith is challenged. He was the only Mu'adhdhin (caller to prayer) during the lifetime of the Prophet*. His emblem all his life was `Allah is One, Allah is One.'
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 Superpower.
Gaza Through Our Eyes
Shaykh Zahir details the epic Viva Palestina journey from Britain to Gaza. He describes the highs, lows, ebbs and flows of the journey, the immense love and emotion displayed by the general public and the obstacles created by some of the world’s most notorious police states. The lecture ends with an emotional description of the suffering of the Gazans, witnessed first hand by the members of the convoy.
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.
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.