Darul Arqam Educational Trust


After graduating from Manchester University with a BA (Hons) in Politics and Economics, Sheikh Muhammed Zaqir studied in Damascus, Syria for 8 years at the Prestigious Abu Noor Institute and studied several classical disciplines of Islamic knowledge at the hands of some of the most prominent holders of the tradition. He has also been blessed with the opportunity to spend time in the illuminated city of Tarim, Hadramaut; where he studied at the eminent Institute Dar ul Mustafa, under the qualified hands of some of the most illustrious guides of knowledge. Being classically trained in the sacred sciences he has attained formal ijazahs in various Islamic Disciplines, including the Shafi'i, Maliki, and Hanbalis schools of Law, although having attained iftaa in the Hanafi Madhab. Despite his extensive knowledge in all these areas, his specialism is in the sciences of Islamic Theology. Sheikh Zaqir is currently the founder and director of Darul Arqam Educational Trust, and also Project REVIVE which is the humantarian relief branch of Darul Arqam, moreover he is also the founder of many other grass root organisations and initiatives.

Mawlid - A brief history

Mawlid – A Brief History

Rabbi al-Awwal brings celebration around the world of the birth of The Prophet Muhammed ﷺ. To spite the wide spread and historical nature of this celebration, Mawlid often becomes the subject of debate amongst Muslims living in the West. So what do the Scholars say regarding celebrating the Birth of The Prophet ﷺ? Click to …

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Beginning of Guidance

Beginning of Guidance

The previous academic year came to a close with an evening for students, sharing their journey and accounts of self-transformation and guidance from the Foundational Diploma. As we have seen demand for this course increase, this year for the first time, Darul Arqam is offering the Foundational Diplima as stand-alone modules, giving prospective students the …

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Paintballing for Bosnia!

Previous Next Revive Fundraisers set off from Darul Arqam on Sunday 19th September to combat poverty in Bosnia. From the beginning of the day and throughout the event, fundraisers got into the competitive spirit, most importantly for the sake of the cause with over £2372 raised so far and a huge £1075+ from Maryam and …

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The Month of Safar

Safar is the month in which traditionally it is thought that tribulations for the rest of the year descends and are spread throughout the year, in the same way that Allah sends down the Risq of Allah in the month of Shabaan. A person should extend in giving in safar especially in the last week …

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Khadijah’s Marriage Service

Are You Seeking Your Sacred Garment? Register Today! Do you struggle to find like-minded individuals who are sincerely seeking a partner? It can be difficult to find other individuals who are sincerely searching for a spouse. We understand that people don’t always want to put their name ‘out there’ along their journey, hence why Khadijah’s …

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