Dr. Farhat Hashmi

Name: Dr Farhat Naseem Hashmi

Date of birth: December 22, 1957

Marital status: Married to Dr Idrees Zubair, who is also an Islamic scholar

Children: 3 daughters, namely Maryam, Asma and Taimiyyah, and a son named Hisham Al Hadi

Occupation: Founder and CEO of Al-Huda International, Islamic scholar and educationist


  • Masters in Arabic, Punjab University, Lahore
  • Ph.D. in “Hadith Sciences” from the University of Glasgow, Scotland

Many Islamic scholars worldover, which has added to her vast reservoir of knowledge and broadened her horizons. Some of these scholars are mentioned below:

  • Her first teacher, her own father, (late) Abdur Rehman Hashmi
  • She had the opportunity to study Modern Arabic from Dr Zahoor Ahmad
  • She studied tafseer with Dr. Noor-ul-Hassan 
  • She has received many Ijazah Certificates from renowned scholars, like: Mawlana ‘Abd al-Ghaffaar Hassan (r.a), an ex-Professor of Madinah University  and from Shaykh al-Hadith Shams al-Haq r.a. (Dr Idris’s Father).
  • She and Dr Idrees Zubair received guidance at every step from Dr. Mahmood Ghazi, then Director General of Dawah Academy, Islamabad who had encouraged them to do their PhD from Glasgow. Dr Hashmi considers him her mentor
  • She has studied extensively with a highly respected Syrian scholar, Shaykh Muhammad Saeed al-Badhinjiki who has given Dr Hashmi an Ijazah certficate
  • She has traveled extensively to various Muslim countries, to acquire knowledge from renowned scholars. This included meeting the great contemporary muhaddith Shaykh Albani r.a. who praised her and guided her

Hundreds of thousands students all over, who were taught in person as well as through online classes and audio-aids like cassettes and cds. Her students are residents of every continent in the world, from all ethnic and religious backgrounds. Scores of men world over also take pride in having been her students through audio-aids.

  • The Holy Quran: It’s in-depth learning and application to everyday life
  • Hadeeth Sciences: To discern and choose authentic traditions, and the science of compilation and narrations of traditions of the Prophet Muhammad (saw)
  • Social welfare and humanitarian efforts
  • Human rights, as ordained by Islam
  • Research
  • Life skills
  • Thinking skills
  • Revival of Islamic values and traditions that help Muslims become practicing Muslims and in turn better humans

“Quran. In every hand. In every heart.”

  • She has helped people understand The Quran in easily understood language
  • She has enabled people to understand The Quran in a way that each verse seems to address the person reading it, and the reader can integrate Islamic teaching in everyday life
  • She has bridged the gap between the spiritual side of Islam that helps develop a personal relationship with the Creator and the knowledge of Islam pertaining to dos and don’ts 
  • She has taught Islam without prejudice and bias, as a proponent of respect for all schools of thought


    • Mashallah one of the best woman scholars of this century. I listen to your thafseers everyday. Thank you for all the detail.

    • Assalamualaikum,

      today frõm depth of my heart I want to thank dr. Farhat Hashmi ,my Usraza muhtarma on her contribution towards Islam. As im her student and working in dubai as an Islamic teacher. Here I came to know about how much authentic source of knowledge I’ve got from Alhuda.There the students are learning best of Islam and being a practical Muslim. I gave my tajweed test here to the ministry and I had full marks and that all I learnt in Alhuda international.May Allah bless Ustaza a healthy and blessed life and we stay sadqa jariya for her forever InshAllah

    • Askm…one of the best women scholars,I listen to her lectures every day alhamdhulilah, this has changed my life and the way I think, made me more knowledgeable than before and more closer to Allah swt.jazakallah khairan kaseera for such great efforts and for doing such a wonderful job,may Allah reward u abundantly and bless you with good health,long life and with best of both the worlds n accept your jayaz duas. Aameen

  1. In actual means, you are a Shining Star from Galaxy – A example from the meaning of the Name of Ameer-e-Muawiyah RaziAllahu Ahnu…..

  2. salam farhat hashmi is the roie model of seerat e sahabiat she change our life may allah give her lot of ajar in this dunia n akhirat.i have no words to tell her thanks.

  3. Assalamo Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah

    Respectable Madam,
    May Allah Almighty keep you healthy, happy for ever under His Shadow & live you long. amin
    Your speeches are very informative, very very effective & appeal to every one to act upon according to Quran o Sunnah.
    i m very inspired by your speeches mostly your speeches influenced me much that tears have become in my eyes.
    I am very thankful to Allah that gave me the chance to listen to you.

  4. Assalamu alaikum only one week I got this website alhamdullilah, always I pray that I want to recite quran clearly and by heart ,alhamdullilah allah gave me a chance to listen this….now my dream become a dr farhathashimi. But I don’t know how to start my journey. ..I think that..inshaa allah allah will help me ….
    may allah accept your pray and every thing…………………………..

  5. The only muslim women scholar I am inspired of. My mother already a great fan of her because of her student in Alhuda Lahore,May Allah give her Jazza for her struggle to provide Islamic knowledge to the women especially as they required .
    Proud to be Syed Hashmi as well.

  6. Asslam o alaikum Ma Shaa ALLAH you are doing great work. q k bohat zrorat hai aj kal hum insano ko ic taleem ki.bas dua hai k jo koi net use karey to wo aisi web sites ko b join karey.WASLAM

  7. My most respectful teacher assalam o alikum.I am most thankful to you for giving the beautiful and worlds best knowledge of quran and sunnah.allah give her health for continue this beautiful job.please pray for me for the perfectly understand this quran and sunnah knowledge.

  8. Dear madam asalam oalaqum Ma sha allah you are doing a great work for islam in this world. Allah ki ap per rahmet ho ameen. Madam my sister Perveen Akhter was completed her takmeel a quran from Wah Cantt alhudha 2013 and she recieved sanad from you in Islamabad. Now a days she was teaching Quran e pak in same centre. She died 14th auguest by heart attack . So please you prayer for my sister jazak allah and any one who read this.thank you very much.allah hafiz

  9. Assalamo-Alikum
    Dearest ustazah I really thankful to ALLAH that He choose a teacher to you because you are teaching us like a mother
    And I realized that I learned from you did not learned even from my mother

  10. I am an avid admirer of the SCHOLAR who is a real source of inspiration towards the right path.

    JAZAK ALLAH for all her endeavors despite many Odds and Challenges faced in the way…………

  11. Assalamualakum,

    I love my ustaza because she is my rohani mother . Allah gives you good health with iman and big reward in dunya and akhirah .amin .

  12. Assalaam alikum wrwb!dearest ustazah indeed you are my spiritual mother.
    SubhaanAllah the way you explain Quran words specailly root words Alhumdulillah we are blessed to have Teacher like you.
    jaazaakiAllahu khairan kaseeraa.

    Wassalaam shazia afridi

  13. Dear Madam
    Your reciting the Quran technic inspired me to read the Quran.
    Before I did not know how to read the Quran ,I learn from you
    when you are teaching the Quran to children.Allah bless you.
    ZazaAllah khaer

  14. Aoa!
    Mam I am really impressed by you…..
    Your lectures are really a great source of improvement and energy for me.
    I am grateful 2 u for such superb Islamic lectures for all.
    May ALLAH ALMIGHTY Bless u with all of HIS Blessings and accept your good deeds!aameen sum aameen

  15. Assalamualaikum
    I would like to thank you for guiding us in a righteous way.I often listen to ur lectures and try to put them in practice.May Allah reward u for ur efforts.

  16. Good islamic scholar who is inspiring the Muslim Ummah to a large extend.May Allah accept her effort in this regard,

  17. aoa wrwb

    there are a few scholars who not only clear your doubts but from their own personality motivate you in doing good and sticking to it. ALHAMDULILLAH i got i chance to be her student. may ALLAH increase her ranks and make her students sadaqa e jaria for her.

  18. respected madam……….. every day i listen your (tafseer-e-quran) waaz on FM after fajar salah.
    may Allah bless u & your family members & give unlimited happiness with health and success (ameen), you distribute a lot of Islamic knowledge for all…… and thanks for guidance.

  19. dearest ustaza .you are an example of seerah e sahabiyat . i have learned alot from your many lectures .we are lucky to have such great scholar as our teacher .you are the one who fillrd my heart with love for allah swt ,prophet muhammad (pbuh)and quran alhamdullilah may Allah bless you and your family and most above Allah help you in your mission of Quran for all and in every hand jazakallah

  20. Dear Usatada (Specialy Mam)

    I am delivering now your study and lessons in general public. Quraan is now in thier hands and heart. JazakAllah.

  21. Assalamualykum.
    You are mam who change my life, make friendship With Quran, how live in this world,when we have and nothing with SHUKAR & SABAR.. Alway say ALHUMDULILAH…

  22. Our Sister is amazing way to teach the Quran.
    Masha Allah Our Sister is doing best job in the world.
    May Allah Guide All Muslims .

  23. dear mam
    i started Fehmul Quran and completed 22 paras and totally changed my thinking and life stile
    Bundle of thanks. Allah give you long life. kalsoom from Lahore

  24. Thank you soo much mam .. Aapka samjhanay ka tareeka bilkul meri ammi ki tarah hay main ne Allah se dua ki k main apni zindagi us Kay mutabik guzaroon n us k baad aapkay lectures meray samnay aiy ab mukhtilif pahlo apni shaksiyat Kay badalnay ki koshish ker rahi hoon aapkay liay bohat dua kerti hoon Allah aapko dunia n akhira dono main kamiyabi ata keray Al huda join kernay ki permission nahi mujhay after marriage mager main gher Beth Kay aapkay lectures sunti hoon mujhay ilm hasil kernay ka bohat shoak hay umeed n dua kerti hoon agay anay walay waqt main Islam kay liay n Allah ki rah main Kuch kersakoon .. App meri rohani mother hain

  25. I am benefiting much from your islamic lectures based on Quran and sunnah and implementing accordingly.
    Due to your immense spreading of lectures on various topics and i am particular very much inspire with you and your Husband Dr. Idris.
    I had recently did Umra wherein I did make Dua for you people.

    Jazakallah khair ilaikum.

    Mohammed Salem Baoom Al Kheleifi

  26. Asslam o Alikum
    Dear Madam, please allow me to express my regard and gratitude towards your struggle to improve our community according to prime standards of Islam. I am one of your countless students who benefited and will keep benefiting from your lectures. Your lectures and the way you deliver them are a great source of learning. I wish for your long life and may you continue your great efforts throughout you life. I pray for your health, long prosperous life and that May Allah bless your with his choicest blessings. Ameen

  27. Assalamualaykum, it is a great work which is done by Medam (Farhat Hashmi). Allah will reward you. Now any one can learn and teach from this website.

    (Sarfraj Mohammed)
    [email protected]

  28. Assalamualaikum ma’m JazakAllah u khaira
    I just started listening to your tafseer and I’m very very thankful
    Alhumdulillah I finally got the best source.may Allah swt grant you health and success in this life and hereafter Ameen

  29. I make children to memorize Surah’s. I am neither student nor scholar but hold the passion to please Allah by serving in this manner. I came across while browsing Dr Farhat Hashmi lessons. I picked Surah Feel and start practicing with my grandson who is just 2 1/2 years old. While i was reading with in an hour he manage to memorize in full. He loves to read exactly she made children to read .
    May Allah give her all the happiness and shower blessings to see her children growing in the path of Allah and teaching of Prophet Mohammed and His Ahlulbayt (PBUH). AMEEN…AMEEN. You are in our Dua all times.

  30. Assalamualikum,
    Alhamdulillah we have learnt so much from you. May Allah give u health and all his rehmath, ameen. you have made the dream come true by giving Quran in every ones hand. jazakillah khair.

  31. aoa.i listened ur lectures from (tafseer ul quran) cd of 2002.mam I got the miracle of QURAN that how it change the concepts,ideas and life,if the teacher is like you.i felt so blessed to have you in us.May ALLAH bless you with long happy life.love you.

  32. Aslamoalikom firstly want to say big thankyou to frhat khashami.I started course this year. I had lots of family problems. as soon I started course I solved my all problems. My Allah give you more himat and long life to solve the others problems. Ameen.x

  33. Jazak Allah khairun mam aap shayad janti nahi india mein aapke kitne fan hain

    Aapke lectures aapka samjgane ka andaz waqai baar baar sunne KO dil cahta hair air amal karne KO bhi dil cahta hair
    An Quran shareef bhi samajh me aane laga hai air confidence bhi jazak Allah Khairun mam aaj pehli baar mera dil chaha me kash mein Pakistani hoti
    Aapki student banner ka mauka miljata

  34. Alhumdullilah Allah ahsan on us for guidence towards right islam in this fitna dor like other blessings we wld be asked did we contribute this namath with others that is main message of ustaza farhat and I think this woul be best thanks to her in sadqa jaria shape

  35. ustazaaaa…I really very thnkful to u nd ur all alhuda workrzz…
    ALLAH thaala change my whole life through u nd ur alhuda team alkhmdulillah
    I really thankful to ALLAH thala…
    thank u so muchhh jzzkkheerr myy dear ustaza nd my all teacherzzzzzzzz

  36. Aslamoalikum Mam M very thankful to you nd ALLah Almighty k ap k quran smajhany k andaz si mera quran mn interest develop hua hn Thank U so much Mam

  37. DEAR MAM ;
    I am HARAM AFZAL. I am 9 years old. I study in class 4. I go to daura – Quran and i listen your lectures and i noted main points on my diary. You are the best scholar of Quran. MAY ALLAH give you long and happy life . I love you very much .

  38. Dear Dr. Farhat Hashmi Sahiba.
    It was the best Ramadan of my life in which my family and I heard your lectures and tafseer ul Quran. They are easily understandable, interesting and one can always wish to hear them again and again. I have no words to say thank you. i will inshaallah try to listen your lectures more and more and implement them in my life. Ameen. May Allah gives ajr to you and your team.
    july 2015, Kuwait

  39. ASALAM O ALIKUM.Mashallah you are doing a great job and work as a true follower of ISLAM.you are such an inspiration for me and all the listeners .I just say you jaazak-Allah.

  40. Assalam o alaikum you are really one of our great scholar. i m very inspired by your speeches mostly your speeches influenced me much that tears have become in my eyes.i find myself much lucky when i listen yourz speeches …….may u live long nd ALLAH pore all of His blessings on u……

  41. Salam,
    May Allah bless u ever and give u more knowledge and ability to understand the quran and to spread among us. I m listening to you since 5 years. your voice and acsent is so much heart touching thats why i feel more closer to the quran and Allah. we need a guide like you forever. Thank u. My prayers are always with you.
    Also, if you can than make a system of automatic email update to our emails whenever there is any new update on your website.

  42. assalamoalaikum you are my spiritual mom and roll model.you accommodated me in very very difficult time when i came to your Alhuda Canada with my sick daughter.she is much much batter now masha Allah .i will never forget..your help is sadaqa jaria..May Allah shower His blessings upon you and your parents FOREVER FOREVER. Ameen Ameen.

  43. Assalamualaikum,
    Farhat Hashmi, ma’am
    I am a student of class 10th and from India. I listen your lectures and earn some knowledge from it recently I learned and understood Surah Rehman (tafsir by you and tazweed from Asma Huda ma’am).
    Jazakallah ma’am for my e-learning process.Inshaallah I learn whole Quran from your recordings Inshaallah.
    Help me where I did not understand something.

  44. aslamualaikum wr wb! Allah app per apni khas rehmat nazil fermay app ke deen ky ley itni mehnat qabool fermay,Ameen summa Ameen. apky lecturessunti houn to asy lagta hy ky aik maa apny bachy ko shufqat sy sir per hath phar ker perha rahi hy ky perh lo bata .Allah humain bhi in sub kamoun ke tofeeqe or amal kerny wala banay .Ameen

  45. Asalamualeekum wrwb ,
    My Respected and loving ustazah,
    you are such a great teacher for me who change my all life alhumdolilah i have no words for you but i must say somthing for you by my heart,:)

    I Founded Everything In 1 Person
    I Found
    Everything, In One Person.
    And That Person Is You

    May Allah Bless you and i love you so much.

  46. Assalam o Alaikum Api. I have learnt a lot from your lectures and Dauraa e Quraan, which I listen over and over again, especially during driving. It has made me think over many of my actions, and Alhumdo Lillah, I feel more at peace learning the Quran. Jazaak Allah Hu Khaira

  47. Assalam o alakum ap ki kia bat he ap ko pahli dafa al huda branch n nazimabad me dekha jahan ki me student thi mere ansoo jari ho gae u r realy great scholar i m very inspired ur speches may u live long Allah blessing on u i love u and ur mission

  48. She is not only giving NOOR in the women life but men are also got benefit from her lecture. I am from Dubai and I am getting a lot & RIGHT WAY through her lectures. I am distributed her CDs to many people. Her personality cann;t explain in words. just listen & decide yourself.

  49. Dear mam, you are Allah’s blessing for Muslims. Thanks for guiding the Muslims to the righteous path. May Allah give you long life . You are the necessity for us.

  50. As salamualiakum wa rahatullahi wa barakatuhu
    thanks to Allah the Almighty for providing me guidance through you,may Allah ta ala protect you always and keep you
    and all your listeners on siraat e mustaqeem
    i have been following your lectures on T v ,internet(your website)since 2004
    i also learned urdu so that i can read your books on line and
    also practice in my daily life what i learnt from you ,I hope to meet you
    if not in this world inshallah in jannah.
    ameen ya Rabbul Alameen

  51. barikumAllhu feekum!
    Islam ko jo bhi janna aap ky zariye janna… knowing n getting benefit from Usataza more than 20 years..Alhumdulillah! May Allah giveus imaan n passion like u to serve deen n fullfil ur dreams in best way…

  52. R/ Ustazah
    ,Asalam O Alekum,
    May Allah Bless u ever and give u more Knowledge and Ability to Understand the Quran and to spread among us. I’m listening to you since 10 years. Your voice is very Heart Touching thats why I feel more closer to the Quran and Allah. we need a guide like you forever. Thank You. My Prayers are Always with you & your family.
    (Mukhtar Sial-Rahim yarkhan)

  53. Dear Madam,
    Assalamu Allaikum
    May Allah bless you with utmost success in your mission to teach Quran for all across the Globe. You are the blessing on Muslim umma in today’s world. My whole family listen to you on daily basis. And our life has changed immensely after listening tour lectures since last 10+ years. *Jazakallahu khairan* for inspiring us towards the right path. May Allah bless with all the goodness in this world and the aakhira

    • assalam o alaikum wr wb 1! ustatza ap mery liye hidayat ka zarya bani hain allah ap ko bht jaza e khair dy or meri koshish hy jo me ne sikha me use agy forword karun jazakillah

  54. Dear Madam
    Assalm O Alaikum
    May Allah always bless you in return of your jehad towards muslim umma..You proved the role of ummatan wasatan and served the mankind.May Allah succeed you what you are motivated for and help you in all aspects.I am doctor (Pathologist). Medically knew the harmful effects of anger and did all required stragtegies to control my temperament but all were uselessbut when I did few short courses of al huda I was able to control my temperament as well as to utilize my ability in right way…
    May Allah give you more than your expectation..Ameen

  55. Jazakallah. ALLAH JS bless you for making the learning of Quraan easy and accessible for every one and any where.

  56. ASALAM-O-ALIKUM, JAZAKALLAH keep it up and may ALLAH bless you and all your team with utmost success(Ameen)
    may ALLAH bless us all.
    Keep remember me in your prayers.

  57. وعليكم السلام ﻭ ﺮﺣﻤﺔ ﺍﻟﻠﻪ ﻭﺑﺮكاته

    Ustaza i got the reality of this world and this life just because off you by studying tq-2005 from this site
    InshaAllah me and my Generation will be sadqa jariya for you
    Jazak Allah khirn kaseerah

  58. one of the best Islamic scholar when I listen to her my eyes become wet. Live long life, Allah bless you
    but I have too many questions regarding imman I want to contact to you I am living in Dubai

  59. May Allah reward you the best in both worlds! Ameen
    You are my one of great inspirational personalities…one of my best Qur’an Teachers…though I never met you directly up till now!! your lectures, Qur’an explantions always affect me positively by the grace of Allah Almighty, surely…Alhamdulillah!!
    I wish to be in your company to learn more…to get more inspiration…!!
    May we meet in Jannat-ul-Firdous!
    Summa Ameen!!
    Jazakillah-u-khairun respected ustaza!!

  60. Asslam o Alekum Wa Rehmatullah Ustazah! My heart prayers always for you. May ALLAH Rabbul Izzat give you the best reward not only in this world but also in aakhirah. Aameen. Love you for the sake of Allah.

  61. respected Madam,
    As salamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh,
    The curiosity in my mind about Islamic knowledge to know more about islam made me search on the internet.When I came across your website I found all answers to my Questions through your Lectures like “Husn e Aklaq”,”dua kijiye” and many more.You are my one of great inspirational personalities,your Hadith and Qur’an explantions always affect me positively by the grace of Allah. Alhamdulillah!!. I have even shared your audios to my relatives and friends.
    I just wanted to thank you for all your speeches .”JazakAllahu khair ” right from the bottom of my Heart.
    There Aren’t Enough Words In The Dictionary To Tell You How Much I Respect You,A Million Knowledge Would Be To Few To Express About Your Teachings I Thank Allah For Giving Me Such A Teacher Like U.

    • Respected Dr Farhat Hashmi.

      *اسلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركته*

      We have no words to appreciate your efforts and efforts of Al Huda team in spreading teachings of deen.

      Extremely well organized website and beautiful apps enabling us to learn Quran and Sunnah in the most easiest way anywhere at anytime.

      Excellent lectures with detailed explanation of verses in a simple way with practical examples. Mode of delivery and voice quality is awesome.

      May ALLAH SWT grant you, your family and companions the highest level in jannah. Ameen

  62. Assalamalaikum wrwbtkthhu ustaza .u are an inspiration for me in strengthening my imaan.alhamdlillah iam njoying the resultant of ur hard work thru taleemedeen course.i just want to describe u as


  63. Dr. Farhat Hashmi, السلام علبكم و رحمة الله وبركاته — its our gratitude that we have a scholar like you who has an ability to express the real preaching in terms of Quran & Hadees. Really its a very useful for a begener to listen as well as to te entire community. Its a act of generating Akhirah for entire Islamic Community which is most required after this temporary journey. Hope your each lecture and your way of explaining would touch each heat and its important that after listening your topics we all should be bound deep hearted that should change our way of life and we should select a most valuable term of TAQWA and Insha Allah a successful life here in this world as well as herefafter. Again I sincerely thanks and congratulate those students and listeners gain more knowledge and try to become a scholar like Dr. Farhat Hashmi, its not a word of hesitation or fear… for a noble cause this is required in all aspects. Jazak Allah Khair…. Take Care & May Allah bless us all with health & happiness… Ameen.

  64. MashAllah Dr. Farhat Hashmi Sahiba is doing an excellent job not only for Pakistani new generation but also for Muslim Ummah. We are very much satisfied with education as well as welfare programs/projects of AlHuda International,
    Allah bless and reward Dr. Farhat Hashmi Sahiba very much. Ameen
    Respected Madam please keep it up, our prayers and cooperation will always be with you and your organization AlHuda.

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