Alim Bilal Murtaza Malik aka
Imam Muhammad Bilal Malik.
Imam Bilal Malik is currently a resident scholar at an Islamic Center in Maryland, after having served as an Imam in those in Orlando, Florida and Virginia during the past 12 years. He is a scholar well-versed in Fiqh. He has also delivered lectures on television on the Tajweed of Quran and word for word translation of the Quran prior to the year 2005. Since then he has been regularly delivering talks in English at various Islamic Centers within the U.S. Imam Bilal's elder brother, Dr. Muhammad Zaid Malik, was his Quran teacher under whose supervision the former memorized 18 Ajzaa (chapters of holy Quran). Imam Bilal completed the entire memorization at the age of ten. He was 12 years old when he obtained his first “Ijazah” (permission/authority to teach and authenticate ahadith) from his father's teacher, Molana Abdur Rasheed Noumaani (Rahmatullah Alaih). Many have reverted back to Islam at his hands in the U.S. over his years of preaching Alhamdulillah.