Qari Khushi Muhammad

Qari Khushi Muhammad

Biography

The Most famous Quran Reciter (Qari) of Islamic World, International fame holder Qari-e-Pakistan honorable, Alhaaj Khushi Muhammad Al-Azhari (May Allah’s Mercy be upon him) Distinction Medal (Pakistan) (Egypt) Khateeb president house Mosque Islamabad, Chairman International Quran Academy, Chairman Al-Azhari Anglo Arabic Collage, Chairman Al-Azhari Institute of Computer Sciences Chairman Al-Azhari Welfare Trust, President Kharral Association Secretary General world(Sout-Ul-Quraa) organization Saudi Arabia, President Asian Countries syndicate of (Quraaz) Gold Medalist Marakash, Qari Radio, TV, Senate, National Assembly Award of Excellency Pakistan, Gold Medalist Pakistan and Gold crown of Data Shareef Lahore.

Qari Khushi Muhammad Al-Azhari was born on 14th February, 1943 Chak # 16/G.D near Sagra Okara. He belonged to a famous warrior family of Pakistan Kharral Rajpoot, Rai Ahmed Khan martyred. He was the Landlord of his locality and rest of his siblings and thik and span and farmers. He was the Chief of his tribe. He achieved a world-wide reputation.

Education and Training

Got his primary education from his Village School and Matriculated from Central Muslim Rajpoot high School Okara . Rao Sikandar Iqbal And Rao Qaiser Ali Khan (MNA) were his Schoolmates. He was devoted to Quran from his Childhood. He had a deep devotion towards the Quran since his child-hood. He completed three Years course of Recitation and Rules from Qari Zahir Qasmi now(LATE) from jamia Qasima in Karachi and was certificated completed his worldly education in Rawalpindi and Qualified Masters Degree.

Job

For the first time served Glaxy company in Ranyalakhord and almost five years later joined Pakistan Nari in Karachi, his passionate love with Quran and devotion towards it completed him to resign off his job and he settled in Lahore.Meanwhile , Being in Lahore, along with Naat and Dars-e-Nizami (a religions scholarly degree) was recruited in LDA. Having transferred from LDA to Improvement Trust Rawalpindi and settled permanent in Arya Mohalla Rawalpindi. In the time of Prime Minister Zulifqaar Ali Bhutto President Chaudhry Fazal Elahi(LATE) appointed him Imam of presidency. He was appointed the first Qari of Senate in the time of General Muhammad Ayyub (Late).

Association with Radio Pakistan and Television

Initially Maulana Kouser Niazi (Late) introduced him to Radio and TV. He had the honor of recitation in both the meeting of Islamic Presidents Conference. He was linked to Radio and TV in 1966.

Recitations

In 1979 Managing Director of Shalimar Recording company Mr Rashid Lateef got the utter Quran Recorded for the first time in sub-continent. It included a set of 15 cassettes and one of 30 another consisting 45 cassettes with title of Noori Mokhra (Glowing Visage ). Qualified Egyptian national test for Recitation then P.T.V got his his voice recorded. He was the sole non Arabic (Ajmi) Qari who glowed the Pakistani name and became a mouthpiece identity of his country. His voice recorded in Arabia, Urdan, Syria, Kuwait, Bahrain, U.A.E and Marrakesh made the whole Quran record, consisting of 85 hours, in Abu Dhabi, Also had the honour to made the Quran recorded in the atmosphere of both Makkah and Madina , where the Quran in real was revealed . He got the whole Quran recorded in Spain of 32 hours , with the honour , that it was telecasted of Saudi T.V through Pakistan radio , Al Najam Trust got the programme recorded the Quran in his voice , name as AYE QURAAN SHAREEF PARHIYE (come and recite the noble Quran) , It was translated in 6 languages and achieved country wide fame. He was also the pioneer of a renowned programme of P.T.V , IQRA (Read).

Achievements

He Received , special certificates, and appreciation certificates as well as PTV award for five times , Which is a record in the history of PTV. At the eve of Independence Celebrations he Received special Distinction Medal (Pakistan ) . In other honors,Received Distinction Medal from an International Center like Egypt. Represented Pakistan in International Melodious Recitation held in Malaysia and stood fourth there. The greatest son of Islamic world Qari Khushi Muhammad Al-Azhari, revolved unforgettable service for amplification of the Noble Quran . Not only Egypt but also through out the world he made Pakistani name Glow and became the identity of his country . He was ruthless, lad affection to Ahl-e-Bait (the Family of Holy Prophet (PB UH) , fan of saints, servant to Religious scholars and had a devoted apex lace for the Noble Quran . He felt elated on Being the Servant of the Quran He use to take the Quran as his costumes and routine . He was obsessed with his skill. He used to take rest only 6 hours in a sun circle . He never ate at his fill , throughout his life . He was a man of few words . He used to eat only once in 24 hours. He used to take a small rest .and often said that life is very small and short , One should try to spend maximum time in obeying Allah Almighty and Prophet (PB UH) he would say . He was Qari e Pakistan and toured the whole world . Influenced by his magic voice ,25 people plead to enter in the circle of Islam. Qari Khushi Muhammad name did not need any formal prelude . He got immerse fame in a short notice . He had a very little chance to serve Islam and the Quran . He achieved only 56 years of life when he recited the Noble Quran , His voice took the listeners to another world with its attractions and ornamentation . He was a world acknowledge and recognized personality and on of the greatest blessing of Allah . Mr Qari Sahib had flile love with his father .He parents used to pray for him with Teans in their hands . He was thoroughly ,gentle , kind hearted ,humanist and Friendly personality . He used to lame fragrance ,arooma , and plants a lot . A person meeting him once only , reflected that he was hi only now and Im aquated to him centunes . on top of the all, Mr Qari used to love his madrassah (A Religious Institution ) He Always use to think of the more and more beautiful construction and completion of his Madrassah .

Qari Najam Mustafa

Qari Najam Mustafa

Biography

As an Official Qari for the Parliament of Pakistan, the Presidency, National Television, Chairman of International Quran Academy and Managing Trustee of Qari Khushi Muhammad Al-Azhari Trust, I am devoted to the promotion of Quran and It’s art of recitation globally. My passion in life is to be the inspiration for learning the Art of Quranic recitation.

My primary focus is inculcating moral and ethical values among the young generation by introducing them to the importance of reading Holy Quran. As the head of a Quran Academy, I make intensive efforts for the promotion of skilled learning and recitation of Quran by being part of the daily activities. As a result thousands benefit at the academy and my dream is to reach out to the Ummah,

Achievements

  1. Tamgha-e-Imtiaz (Medal of Excellence) given by President of Pakistan (Pervez Musharraf) on 23rd March, 2007.
  2. Pakistan Television National Award for the Best Qari of the year 2004
  3. Pakistan Television National Award for the Best Qari of the year 2007
  4. Pakistan Television National Award for the Best Qari of the year 2010
  5. Rawal Award for promotion of art of Qiraat, year 2011.

Activities

  1. Arranged several Qirrat Conferences & Competitions on different TV Channels in Pakistan and abroad.
  2. Attended various Qirrat Competition as a Chief Judge.
  3. Recited the Holy Quran at the opening ceremony of International Geological Conference on 18th January, 2006.
  4. Participated in International Qirrat Conference at Rawalpindi in 2006.
  5. Represented Pakistan in International Qirrat Conferences held in Saudia, UAE, Morocco, USA, UK.
  6. Appreciation for promoting the art of Qirrat in youth by the President and Prime Minister of Pakistan.
  7. Had the honor of recitation of Holy verses at the World Economic Forum on 10th May, 2006.
  8. In April, 2006, I participated in various conferences across United States on the special Invitation of Pakistanis residing there.

Experience

  1. Managing Trustee and Chairman of Qari Kushi Muhammad Al Azhari Trust since 1998.
  2. Looking after the social and welfare matters of the Trust while overseeing the academic aspects of the International Quran Academy.
  3. Official Qari of Parliament of Pakistan since 1998.
  4. Official Qari of Presidency and Pakistan Television since 2003.
  5. Have the honor of Live Quranic recitation in Daroos-ul-Hasania at Presidential palace Rabat Morocco on the special invitation of His Highness King of Morocco in 2010.
  6. At the invitation of the King of Saudi Arabia (King Abdullah) had the honor to recite in Haram and Masjid un Nabi in 2010.
  7. Tajweed-o-Qirat training to the students of Fatima Jinnah University, Rawalpindi from 2007 to 2009.
  8. On the invitation of UAE Govt, recited the Holy Quran from the Presidential mosque in Abu Dhabi in 2005.
  9. Recited the Holy Quran at the SAARCs health minister Conference in 2005.
  10. During the visit of VC of Germany to Pakistan, I had the honor of reciting Holy Quran on October 2004.
  11. Had the honor of recitation during the visit of Bosnian president to Pakistan in2006.
  12. Recited the Holy Quran at the ceremony where Govt. of Pakistan gave Nishan-e-Pakistan to Saudi Prince Shah Abdullah in 2006.
  13. Had the honor of reciting the Holy verses at Intl donors conference, UN Secretary General (Kufi Anan), PM and President of Pakistan were the auspices in 2005.
International Quran Academy

International Quran Academy

The Greatest achievement was Quran and its progress for what he had devoted his life. In 1983, in the middle of Rawalpindi city he kept the base stone of a Quranic teachings trust, and established an institute International Quranic Trust. This institute owes 9 regular trusts. He devoted his personal property and established the Institution . General Zia-ul-Haq (martyred) duly inaugurated this institutions.After wards, the bulding was demolished and reconstructed on new architectural style and skill . Its ½ is completed and it almost costed 20 millions prs ,This academy is an example in itself . A Branch of the institution stands live. I-8 markaz Islamabad . In the Rawalpindi Campus has commencement detached class for Female. National Qiraat syndicated elected ,5 in 1987 , 4 in 1988, 2 in 1989,2 in 1990, 3rd 1997 students who belonged to the same institution , Till the present moment almost 5000 students have been passed out and have been serving in various field of life . Even now , round about 400 students are rendering their services , nicely . abroad i.e Canada , America , England , U.A.E for religious reading and permotion of the Quran . A student from the same institution holds the honour to be selected as Moazzin (the one who calls out the namaz prayer) at king Faisal Mosque islamabad . And Azaan that is telecased after the azaan callled out in the holy house of Allah , belongs to the same institute.