Dr. Zakir Naik

His Biography and Achievements

A medical doctor by professional training, Dr Zakir Kareem Naik is renowned as a dynamic international orator on Islam and Comparative Religion. Dr Zakir Naik is the president of Islamic Research Foundation, Mumbai. Dr Zakir clarifies Islamic viewpoints and clears misconceptions about Islam, using the Qur’an, authentic Hadith and other religious Scriptures as a basis, in conjunction with reason, logic and scientific facts.

He is popular for his critical analysis and convincing answers to challenging questions posed by audiences after his public talks. In the last 17 years (by the year 2013) Dr Zakir Naik has delivered more than 2000 public talks in the U.S.A., Canada, U.K., Italy, Saudi Arabia, U.A.E., Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman, Egypt, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Botswana, Sri Lanka, Brunei, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Thailand, Guyana (South America), Trinidad, Mauritius and many other countries, in addition to numerous public talks in India.

He is ranked in the top 62 list of the ‘500 Most Influential Muslims in the World’ published by George Washington University in the year 2011 and 2012. He was also listed No. 82 in the ‘100 Most Influential People in India’ published by Indian Express in 2009 and listed No. 89 in 2010 amongst the billion plus population of India. He was listed No. 3 in the ‘Top 10 Spiritual Gurus of India in 2009’ and he topped this list in 2010.

He has successfully participated in several symposia and dialogues with prominent personalities of other faiths. Sheikh Ahmed Deedat, the world famous orator on Islam and Comparative Religion, who had called Dr Zakir “Deedat Plus” in 1994, presented a plaque in May 2000 with the engraving “Awarded to Dr. Zakir Abdul-Karim Naik for his achievement in the field of Da’wah and the study of Comparative Religion. Son what you have done in 4 years had taken me 40 years to accomplish, Alhamdulillah”.

17th Feb2014

Is the Qur’an God’s Word? by Dr Zakir Naik

A public talk given by Dr Zakir Naik refuting the allegations by Non Muslims against the Qur'an been made by human, by quoting verses from the Qur'an proving it to be the word of God.

26th Aug2013

Islam (Quran) and Modern Science – Compatible or Incompatible? by Dr. Zakir Naik 2013

Dr. Naik delivered a lecture in Dubai in Ramadan 2013 in which 3 People Converted to Islam by the will of God.

16th Apr2013

Debate: The Qur’an and the Bible in the Light of Science

Great debate between Dr. Zakir Naik vs. Dr William Campbell - The Qur'an and the Bible in the Light of Science

02nd Apr2013

Debate: Was Jesus Christ (PBUH) Really Crucified? Dr. Zakir Naik debates Pastor Ruknuddin

This Debate was held in India, Dr. Zakir Naik debates Pastor Ruknuddin whether Jesus was really crucified....