Shaykh Shazad Khan blogs at Micropaedia. He graduated in 1999 from an Islamic seminary where he studied traditional Islamic Sciences including Arabic, Rhetoric, Logic, Hadith, Quranic exegesis and Islamic Sacred Law.

He holds a B.A. (Hons) in Applied Theological Studies from the University of Birmingham, an MA in Sociology from the University of Warwick, an MA in Academic Practice from Birmingham City University, a PGCERT and PGDip in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education from Birmingham City University and is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

He co-founded As-Suffa Institute where he teaches the traditional Islamic sciences including, Hadith, Fiqh, Arabic and Tasawwuf.

He is a Sufi shaykh in the Chishti, Naqshbandi, Qadiri, and Suharwardi orders and was authorised in Sufism by Shaykh Asad Madani (India) in 2000.

He lectures at the University of Birmingham where he teaches English for Academic Purposes and study skills.



  1. Assalamu Alaikum Warahmathullahi Wabarakaathuhu

    Dear Shaykh, it is great to see you online. May Allah Ta’ala make this blog a source of Guidance for the Ummah. I would like to benefit more from you, if you can drop me an email please. Please include me in your duas


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