Shaykh Mawlana Dr. Moiz Hasan
Shaykh Dr. Moiz Hasan received his M.A. and Ph.D. in the History and Philosophy of Science as a Presidential Fellow from the University of Notre Dame (USA). Schooled at Karachi Grammar School, he earlier completed his B.Sc. (Hons) summa cum laude from LUMS majoring in Mathematics, and undertook post-graduate studies in Islamic philosophy and sciences at the McGill University.
Shaykh Moiz studied the rigorous eight-year curriculum of the the traditional Islamic sciences of tafsir (Quranic exegesis), hadith, aqeeda (beliefs), fiqh (law), usul (legal methodology) and mantiq (logic) under renowned scholars (‘ulema) in Pakistan, receiving the ‘alimiyya degree from the Wifaq ul Madaris al-Arabiyya Pakistan, a degree recognized by the Higher Education Commission (Pakistan) as equivalent to a dual M.A. in Islamic Studies and M.A. in Arabic.
For over ten years, he has consistently remained in the close company of the honorable Shaykh Zulfiqar Ahmad, and was formally granted ijaza (authorization) by him in the science of spiritual development (tazkiya) in 2012. Since then, he has continually guided seekers on the path of coming closer to Allah SWT, and continues to deliver talks and offer short courses at masajid, universities and institutions of learning. He has also lectured extensively on topics relating to the Islamic scholarly tradition, Science, Religion, and Philosophy at various conferences and universities across the US, Canada and Pakistan.
Shaykh Moiz recently moved to Karachi with his family where he continues to deliver talks and guide seekers on the path of drawing closer to Allah SWT. Together with his wife, he has also established Maryam Institute, an educational institute for women which offers free on-site programs in Karachi and free online courses for women around the world.