Shaykh Dr. Mohammad Anwar Sahib

Shaykh Dr. Mohammad Anwar Sahib

Imaam & Chairman, Masjid at-Taqwa

Dr. MOHAMMAD ANWAR SAHIB al-Madani gained admission to Madinah University at the age of fourteen, where after completing high school, he completed his BA in Islamic Studies, as well as his Master’s and PhD in Qur’anic Sciences.

Dr. Anwar is the Imaam of Masjid at-Taqwa as well as a founder member and the Chairman of its parent body, At Taqwa Trust. He is also the President of the Federation of Muslim Scholars of New Zealand (FMSNZ) and lectures in Islamic Law at the International Open University where he is the Dean of its Islamic Studies faculty.

Dr. Anwar has been invited to participate and speak in several academic conferences by Muslim scholars and organizations in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, India, Bangladesh, Australia, New Zealand and Fiji. He has also been invited to speak on national television and radio shows in Saudi Arabia and other countries.

The Shaykh has the following academic works to his credit:

  • Lamhaat Hawl Taareekh Juzur Fiji wa Adyaanihaa (A Brief History of the Fiji Islands and its Religions)
  • Halaal & Haraam Food
  • Mawaarid Ibn Hajar al-Asqalaanee fee Uloom-il-Qur’aan min Kitaab Fath-il-Baaree (Sources of Qur’anic Science Used by Imaam Ibn Hajar in his Commentary on Saheeh al-Bukhaaree)
  • Critical Edition of Imaam Ibn-ul-Mibrad’s Hidaayat-ul-Insaan ilal-Istighnaa’ bil-Qur’aan (Mankind’s Guide to Sufficing with the Qur’aan).


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