Sajid Shahbaz Khan who writes under his pen name; Sajid Hameed was born on the 10th of October 1965, in Pakpattan, then a small town in Sahiwal, Punjab, Pakistan. Mr.Khan works as the head of the Education Department at Al-Mawrid. His academic endeavors include working as the head of The Department of Islamic and Religious Studies at the University of Central Punjab in Lahore. Having achieved two Master’s degrees: MA Urdu and MA Islamic Studies, he is currently enrolled as a PhD scholar at UMT, Lahore, dissertating on “Muslim Epistemology”. His MS (MPhil) was on Islamic Jurisprudence with a thesis on “The Probable and Definitive Signification of Text in Islamic Jurisprudence”. Alongside this, he has designed a large number of courses for graduate, undergraduate and younger students.
Mr.Khan studied the Holy Qur’an from Mr.Muhammad Sabiq, a Deobandi scholar. He gained knowledge of the Hadith through the Muwatta of Imam Malik and through Nuzhah al-Fikr, a famous work on Hadith criticism under Hafiz Ata ur Rehman: an erudite Hadith scholar. He has remained a student of advanced studies in religious disciplines under Mr. Javed Ahmad Ghamidi since 1987, granting him a deep understanding of the Qur’an, Hadith, Arabic literature and other religious disciplines.
Mr.Khan’s teaching career is highlighted by the prestigious colleges and universities of Lahore that he has taught at. Arabic language and rhetoric, Islamic Law and Jurisprudence, Urdu language, Quran, Hadith, and Muslim Philosophy are his primary subjects. Coupled with his academic and professional accolades are appearances on several televised talk shows and being the author of various religious books and research articles.