Shaykh Mawlana Dr. Moiz Hasan
Shaykh Mawlana Dr. Moiz Hasan has completed his Ph.D. in the History and Philosophy of Science from the University of Notre Dame (USA). He was born and raised in Karachi and received his schooling from the Karachi Grammar School. He graduated summa cum laude with a B.Sc. (Honors) from LUMS concentrating in Mathematics, Philosophy and Islamic Intellectual History. He completed his M.A. in the History of Science and Medicine from the University of Notre Dame (USA) and undertook post-graduate studies in Islamic Science and Philosophy from McGill University.
Mawlana Dr. Moiz studied the traditional Islamic sciences with renowned scholars (‘ulema) in Pakistan under the auspices of the Wifaq ul Madaris al-Arabiyya Pakistan. He undertook the rigorous eight-year traditional curriculum covering a range of disciplines including Arabic, Tafsir of the Qur’an, Hadith, Islamic beliefs (‘aqaid), Logic (mantiq), Law (fiqh) and Legal theory (usul al-fiqh), completing the Dars-e-Nizami curriculum and receiving the ‘Aalim degree. In addition, he was granted formal authorization as a Shaykh in the science of spiritual development (tazkiya) by the honorable Shaykh Zulfiqar Ahmad.
Mawlana Dr. Moiz has been teaching classes in various Islamic disciplines for the past several years. He has delivered lectures and conducted seminars on Islam at masajid, universities and institutions of learning across the US and Pakistan. Notable among the universities where he has been invited as a guest speaker include McGill University, Concordia University, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Ohio State University, Wayne State University, Islamic Center of Michiana, Islamic Center of Bloomington and University of Notre Dame in North America, and LUMS, IBA, Indus Valley, Jinnah Sindh Medical University, MAJU, Bahria University, FAST and KIET in Pakistan.
Mawlana Dr. 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 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.