Shaykh Asrar Rashid is a scholar who currently lives in Birmingham, UK.
He began his studies in Birmingham, later moving to Damascus to study at the University, the Grand Ummayad Mosque and then Masjid Muhayyuddin.
Shaykh Asrar Rashid is a teacher of Islamic Studies but continues to further pursue his knowledge on Islamic Fiqh, Aqeedah and other contemporary issues.
He enjoys studying and teaching issues pertaining to Kalam eschatology, and other social political issues.
He has received Ijaza from sayyid Muhammad Alawi Maliki, Mufti Yaar Muhammad, Mawlana Rasool Saeed Baksh and Sheikh Juma’.
Shaykh Asrar is known to refute many scholars on Fiqh, Hadith or other contemporary matters. As well as this he has had numerous debates with Muslims and Non-Muslims.
He is currently writing a Sharh of Jami`i al-Tirmidhi. The Shaykh also holds a weekly book review.
Background: British Pakistani
Resides: Birmingham, UK
Current Occupation: Teacher
Education: Dars Nizami, Masters
Preferred Subject: Aqeedah, Contemporary Issues
Notable Teachers: Shaykh Muhammad al-Yaqubi, Mawlana Rasul Baksh Saidi, Mufti Yar Muhammad Qadri, Allamah Ghulam, Muhammad Alawi Maliki, Sheikh Juma’
- Drank poison in a debate on Islam V Christianity
- Known by his followers as the Lion of the Ahlus Sunnah
- The Shaykh publicly announces that he is not a Brelvi