Friday

21 Jul 2017

Teachers

  • Shaykh Tauqeer

    Shaykh Tauqeer is well versed both in Islāmic and secular education. He graduated with the `ālim degree after studying several major texts in all sciences of Islām, according to Wifāqu’l Madāris, Pakistan's eight year curriculum. He has ijāzah (authorization) to teach all major books of hadith including the six books of Ṣiḥāḥ Sittah, Muwaṭṭā Imām Mālik, Mishkāt al-Maṣābīḥ, and others, by one of the most renowned and senior muḥaddith of our times, Shaykhu’l Hadīth Mawlānā Taqiuddin Nadwi. Additionally, he also holds a Master's degree in Computer Engineering from the Ohio State University, USA and has been a Director of many multinational corporations across the globe. Shaykh Tauqeer started his spiritual journey under the guidance of his shaykh, Shaykh Zulfiqar Ahmad and was formally granted ijāzah and khilāfah (successorship) from him in 2008 to take students in the path of spirituality and formally develop them in the path of sharī`ah and sunnah. Shaykh Tauqeer co-founded Nur ul Ilm Academy alongside his wife, in 2008 where he teaches all levels of the `ālim and `ālimah programs. Shaykh Tauqeer also travels all across the world to deliver lectures and help people develop spiritually. He is currently pursuing his degree in iftā’ (the science of giving legal Islāmic verdicts).


  • `Alimah Nadia Sadiq

    'Alimah Nadia Sadiq, also known by her students as Baji Jaan or Mama Jaan, is the wife of Shaykh Tauqeer and principal of Nur ul Ilm Academy (Women's branch).  She holds an MBA degree with a discipline in Marketing.  'Alimah Nadia has been a student of Shaykh Zulfiqar in the path of self purification and Islamic spirituality since the year 2000.  'Alimah Nadia started her 'Alimah program in Chicago and continued in Pakistan where she graduated with the Wifaq-ul-Madaris 'Alimah program degree along with Masters in Islamic Studies. She established Nur ul Ilm Academy in 2008 under the guidance of her Shaykh.

    'Alimah Nadia has dedicated her life to work amongst Muslim women and girls and invite them to the Deen, as well teaching them Islamic conduct and mannerism. 'Alimah Nadia regularly conducts various workshops and seminars on contemporary issues and lifestyle management to women of all ages and disciplines. 'Alimah Nadia also travels with her husband, Shaykh Tauqeer, to conduct lectures throughout the world.  


  • Ustadha Aiman Irfan

    Ustadha Aiman is a hafiza of Qur’an and graduate of `Alimah program at Nur ul Ilm Academy.  She is a student of Shaykh Tauqeer in the path of self purification and Islamic spirituality.

     


  • Ustadha Asma Hussein

    Ustadha Asma Hussein has a Diploma in pre-school practice and has experience in teaching in children's nursery.  She is a graduate of `Alimah program at Nur ul Ilm Academy and is a student of Shaykh Tauqeer in the path of self purification and Islamic spirituality.


  • Ustadha Asma Shaikh

    Ustadha Asma has a Masters degree in Computer Applications, and has completed the `Alimah program from Nur ul Ilm Academy with distinction. Ustadha Asma has also taught Maktab classes to girls at South African Islamic center.  Ustadha Asma is a student of Shaykh Tauqeer in the path of self purification and Islamic spirituality.


  • Ustadha Evita Khan

    Ustadha Evita is a revert to Islam, born and raised in Sydney, Australia and has a Bachelors of Business (Marketing) degree, Bachelors of Laws degree and a Graduate Diploma in Law. She is a graduate of the 'Alimah program from Nur ul Ilm Academy. She is also a student of Shaykh Tauqeer in the path of self purification and Islamic spirituality.


  • Ustadha Fariha Rahman

    Ustadha Fariha was born and raised in Chicago, USA and has a bachelors of science degree in Finance with honors from Benedictine University in Chicago, Illinois, USA.  Ustadha Fariha is a graduate, with distinction, of the `Alimah program from Nur ul Ilm Academy. She is also a student of Shaykh Tauqeer in the path of self purification and Islamic spirituality.


  • Ustadha Mariam Ayyaz

    Ustadha Mariam was born and raised in Chicago, USA and has a Bachelors in Management from University of Phoenix, USA. Ustadha Mariam is a graduate of the `Alimah program at Nur ul Ilm Academy, and is also a student of Shaykh Tauqeer  in the path of self purification and Islamic spirituality.


  • Ustadha Sama Salim

    Ustadha Sama was born and raised in Birmingham, UK and has a Bachelors (with Honours) in Bioinformatics (Biology and Computing) from the University of Birmingham.  Ustadha Sama is a graduate of the `Alimah program at Nur ul Ilm Academy. Ustadha Sama is also a student of Shaykh Tauqeer in the path of self purification and Islamic spirituality.


  • Ustadha Samina Zafrullah

    Ustadha Samina is a British national and has Bachelors degree in Maths, Physics and Statistics.  Ustadha Samina has also completed courses in Interior designing.  Ustadha Samina is a graduate of the `Alimah program at Nur ul Ilm Academy. She is also a student of Shaykh Tauqeer in the path of self purification and Islamic spirituality.


  • Ustadha Saneela Aslam

    Ustadha Saneela is a British national with ACMA degree (Associate of Institute of Cost & Management Accountants) and is also partly qualified in ACCA. In addition, she holds a Bachelors Degree in Economics and Statistics. Ustadha Saneela is a graduate of the `Alimah program at Nur ul Ilm Academy, where she graduated with distinction, and is also a student of Shaykh Tauqeer in the path of self purification and Islamic spirituality. Ustadha Saneela also has been teaching Islamic Classes to children in South African Islamic center for the past two years.


  • Ustadha Sania Qureshi

    Ustadha Sania Qureshi was born in Chicago, IL and spent her early childhood in the US. She was raised in Islamabad, Pakistan and then went back to the US for her higher education. She has a Diploma in Cosmetology from Pivot Point in Chicago, USA. Ustadha Sania is a graduate of the `Alimah Program from Nur ul Ilm Academy and is a student of Shaykh Tauqeer in the path of self purification and Islamic spirituality.


  • Ustadha Shazia Hussain

    Ustadha Shazia Hussain was born and raised in the UK. She holds a BSc. Honours degree in Biological Sciences and Virology from the University of Warwick. She is a graduate of the Alimah program at Nur ul Ilm Academy and is also a student of Shaykh Tauqeer in the path of self purification and Islamic spirituality.


  • Ustadha Zaheeda Sakhawat

    Ustadha Zaheeda Sakhawat was born and raised in the UK. She holds Diploma's in Professional Management & Leadership and in Advice & Guidance. She is a graduate of the 'Alimah program at Nur ul Ilm Academy and is also a student of Shaykh Tauqeer in the path of self purification and Islamic spirituality.