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Mashallah, Hazrathji Shaykh Zulfiqar Ahmed Naqshbandi DB has prepared a wonderful team of young Khulafa many of whom possess the modern professional qualifications along with knowledge of Islamic Uloom and Quran Hifz. May Allah increase their Faiz and give barakah. Aameen.
Shaykh Muhammad Omar Hussaini was born in Parkridge, IL in 1978. He grew up in the Chicagoland area where he completed the memorization of the Qur'an at the Ma'had Ta'lim al-Islam (Institute of Islamic Education), Elgin, IL in 1996. Upon completing his high school education at the College Preparatory School of America in 1998, he gained admittance to the University of Illinois at Chicago's (UIC) GPPA Program in medicine. During his high school and college years, he concurrently began studying Arabic language and classical Islamic sciences at the Institute of Islamic Education (IIE). Upon graduating with a B.A. in Psychology in 2000, Shaykh Omar took nearly two years off to study sacred knowledge at IIE. In 2002, he matriculated at the UIC School of Medicine. During this time, Shaykh Omar also began training under Shaykh Husain Sattar in the science of Tasawwuf (spiritual purification). Prior to his final semester in medical school, Shaykh Omar traveled to Darul Uloom Zakariyya, South Africa to further pursue Islamic studies. There in South Africa, he completed the final year of the 'alim course studying under such luminaries as Shaykh Radha al-Haq, the Grand Mufti of South Africa. In 2006, he received degrees in both Shariah studies and medicine. In 2009, was formally authorized in science of Tasawwuf by Shaykh Zulfiqar Ahmed in Zambia. Currently, Shaykh Omar resides in St. Louis with his wife and three children, where he is completing his medical residency at the Washington University/Barnes Jewish Hospital in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology. Shaykh Omar regularly lectures at universities, mosques, and conferences on various Islamic topics. He is also an instructor in the Sacred Learning Individual Study Program (sacredlearning.org).