Sajid Hameed

Sajid Hameed was born on October 10 1965 in Pakpattan. He did his MA in Urdu and another MA in Islamic Studies from the University of Punjab. He studied Arabic grammar, language and literature. He leant the holy Qur’an from Mr Muhammad Sabiq, a Deobandi scholar. He studied the Muwatta of Imam Malik, the celebrated hadith compilation and Nuzhah al-Fikr, the famous work on Hadith criticism from Hafiz Ata ur Rehman an erudite Hadith scholar. For advanced studies in religious disciplines he has remained a student of Javed Ahmad Ghamidi since 1987. He has deeply studied the Qur’an, Hadith, Arabic literature and other religious disciplines.

He has also been a student of Mawlana Amin Ahsan Islahi. Islahi taught him the first six surahs of the holy Qur’an. He also taught him the chapter Kitab al-Jami’ a part of Sahih of Bukhari and Kitab al-Buyu’ (Book of Sales) from the Muwatta of Imam Malik. He has regularly contributed articles on Hadith and Islamic Jurisprudence to the Urdu monthly journal: Ishraq. He worked in the capacity of Assistant Director of the Education Department of Al-Mawrid. He is currently teaching Islamic Studies at the University of Central Punjab (UCP).