He was a professional musician from Hollywood, Los Angeles California, where he spent his
youth during the 1960's in pursuit of his musical career, coupled with a
passion for a natural healthy lifestyle inspired from early childhood by his mother
an accomplished nutritionist & certified organic gardener. He left America
in 1970 in pursuit of the original true path of spiritual development and way
to the Creator. After extensive travel and search he accepted Islam in Ethiopia
1971, then on to Yemen and eventually Makkah Al Mukarramah.
Shaikh Hashim Ahmad is
an American Islamic scholar and teacher holding a degree from
Ummul Qura, Makkah Al Mukarramah, with specialization in the Sciences of Quran
and Hadith, and an MA in Islamic culture from the University of Sindh,
Jamshoro, Pakistan, as well as Ijaazaat from many traditional scholars whom he
studied with. He was deputed in 1985 by Sheikh Abdul Aziz Bin Baz Former Chief Mufti,
Saudi Arabia, as a teacher to Jamiatul Uloom Al Islamiyyah, Binnori Town,
Karachi, and other premier Islamic Institutions.
1997 he formed a company known as Al Khair Creative Quality Ware, providing “Beneficial
products aligned with a healthy, meaningful lifestyle”. Along with his
associates they worked on developing a business based on Islamic and
professional excellence that eventually
evolved into an entire Islamic business system known as “The Ubudiyyah Business
Model”. UBM Trust was formed, engaging in R&D, facilitation and promotion
model. Hashim now heads the UBM Trust apart from lecturing and presenting at
on Islamic related topics, and offering consultancy to individuals and
He teaches how Muslims can live a healthy meaningful life in a Holistic way.