AL-HIKMAT SERVICES INC. The Wisdom Website - Serving the Muslim and Non-Muslim Community for the past 30 years, through the distribution of publications, DVD's, CD's, radio & TV shows, lectures, seminars, dialogues etc.,establishing tolerance and better understanding among different faiths and cultures. AL QUR'AAN Ch: 16 V: 125 Invite To the Way of Thy Lord With Hikmat (Wisdom).
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FOUNDER & EDITOR
SHAIKH SHAFAYAT MOHAMED
Shaikh Shafayat was born, in Trinidad, West Indies, where he attended College etc.. Due to his multi-faith and cultural upbringing, he was awarded a scholarship to become a Christian Minister.
In 1975 he went to India to study Islam and became the first student from the Caribbean and North America to have enrolled in Darul Uloom Deoband, which is the largest and oldest Islamic Institute in India. In addition to graduating as a Qaari and Islamic Scholar, he also did a course in Journalism and established the Al Hikmat Muslim Magazine, plus he produced many television and radio programs in Trinidad and Florida USA. In 1983 he founded the National Muslim Sports League of Trinidad and Tobago, which established the Islamic Home for Children.
He is the Founder/Principal of Darul Uloom Institute in Pembroke Pines Florida and the first Muslim to become President of the Interfaith Council of South Florida in the year 2002. He organized and conducted many Christian / Muslim / Jewish Dialogues in Churches, Synagogues and Islamic Centers in the U.S.A.. Shaikh Shafayat was the first Muslim to represent Islam at a Florida State Faith Summit, held at the Capitol Building with Gov. Jeb Bush in the year 2000.
He is a recipient of the Silver Medallion Award from NCCJ (a national interfaith organization) and a recipient of the Peacemaker Award from St. Thomas University in Miami. For many years he lectured on Islam and terrorism to Pembroke Pines Police of South Florida and other Law Enforcement Officers. He lectures throughout the U.S.A. and worldwide on Islam, Interfaith Issues and Cultural Diversity.
FOUNDERand Past President of THE NATIONAL MUSLIM SPORTS LEAGUE of Trinidad and Tobago, which established the ISLAMIC HOME for CHILDREN.
FOUNDER and EDITOR of Al - Hikmat International Islamic Publication, which has been in existence since l983.
CO-FOUNDER of JAM & ALL (Jew & Muslim & All) LECTURER / TEACHER
Served as THE ISLAMIC ADVISER /HEAD OF RELIGIOUS AFFAIRS/DEAN OF STUDIES for many Islamic Organizations. He Delivers Lectures/Sermons worldwide and throughout the USA, including the Universities of South Florida.
RECIPIENT OF THE FOLLOWING AWARDS:
2001 - Family Federation Of World Peace
2002 - David Keathing, Interfaith Award
2002 - NCCJ (National Conference for Community & Justice) Silver Medallion Award
2002 - St. Thomas University Award for PEACEMAKER of the Community
2007-2008 - The Heritage Registry of WHO'S WHO'S
Shaikh Shafayat has also participated and conducted many CHRISTIAN / MUSLIM / JEWISH Dialogues, in Churches, Synagogues and Islamic Centers.
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