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Dr. SMM. Mazahir

Senior Lecturer Gr.I in Islamic Culture
Dept. of Islamic Studies
Faculty of Islamic Studies and Arabic Language



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Dr. SMM. Mazahir
Designation Senior Lecturer Gr.I in Islamic Culture
Department / Unit Dept. of Islamic Studies
Faculty Faculty of Islamic Studies and Arabic Language
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  • PhD (UM-Malaysia)
  • PGDip in Teaching Arabic (KSU-Riyadh)
  • MPhil (UPDN)
  • BAHons (UPDN)
  • Licentiate Certificate - Jamiah Naleemiah - Beruwala
  • Dean - FIA (At present)
  • Head/ Dept. of Islamic Studies
  • Senior Treasurer, Muslim Majlis, SEUSL
  • Academic Counselor, FIA
  • Coordinator, QEF II, IRQUE, SEUSL
  • Academic Coordinator, FIA
  • Subject Coordinator (Islamic Studies)
  • Islamic Insurance (Takaful)
  • Gender Studies - Islamic Perspective
  • Arabic Tamil Studies
  • Comparative Study of Religions
  • Religious and Social researches
  • Managing Editor, Sri Lankan Journal of Arabic and Islamic Studies
  • One of Editorial Advisory Committee, Islamiya Sinthanai (Islamic Thought), Quarterly Research Journal of Jamiah Naleemiah, 2017 to date, Naleemiah Bureau of Islamic Publications, Beruwala, National
  • One of the Co-Editors of the Proceedings of the Second International Symposium on "Empowering National Development through Religions, Languages, Culture and Society", held at South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Chairman, 2015-2015, International
  • Mazahir, S.M.M., (2018) Arabic Tamil and Arabic Tamil Articles, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Oluvil: Student Research forum for Social Researches.
  • Mazahir, S.M.M., (a member of Compilers), (2018) The Book of Abstracts of Fifth International Symposium, Oluvil: Faculty of Islamic Studies and Arabic Language, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka
  • Mazahir, S.M.M., (a member of Editorial Board), (2018) The Book of Abstracts of Fifth International Symposium, Oluvil: Faculty of Islamic Studies and Arabic Language, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka
  • Mazahir, S.M.M., and Ismiya Begum, (2017) Islam: Beliefs and Concepts (Tamil), Colombo; Al Hadaf Publishers
  • Mazahir, S.M.M., (a member of Compilers), (2017) Proceedings of Fourth International Symposium, Oluvil: Faculty of Islamic Studies and Arabic Language, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka
  • Mazahir, S.M.M., (a member of editorial board), (2016) Proceedings of Third International Symposium, Oluvil: Faculty of Islamic Studies and Arabic Language, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka
  • Mazahir, S.M.M., (Compiler), (2016) Abstracts of Third Undergraduate Research Colloquium, Oluvil: Faculty of Islamic Studies and Arabic Language, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka
  • Mansoor, M.A.M., Mazahir, S.M.M., and Rishad M.N.M., (2015) The Prophet and the Education, (Tamil) translated originally from Arabic book of Dr. Yusuf Al-Qardawi, 2nd Edition, Vijithapura (Sri Lanka): Dharul Hikma Publications
  • Mazahir, S.M.M. and Ansar Moulana F.M.A., (2014) Al Akhlaqul Islamiyya (Islamic Ethics), Text book for Final Certificate Examination of Islamic Studies (Ahadhiyyah, Al Quran Schools), Colombo (Sri Lanka): Department of Muslim Religious and Cultural Affairs
  • Ashker Aroos and Mazahir, S.M.M., (2014) Islamic Shari'ah Law - Necessity and Feasibility, (ISBN: 978-955-4699-59-5), Colombo, (Sri Lanka): Islamic Book House
  • Mazahir, S.M.M., (2014) Marhoom Moulavi H.M.M. Khalid: A Legend Who Strived for Social Change, (ISBN: 978-955-4936-00-3), Akurana (Sri Lanka): EMEX Books
  • Mazahir, S.M.M., (2014) Polygamy - An Islamic Perspective, (ISBN: 978-955-8226-13-1) Colombo (Sri Lanka): Meelparvai Media Center
  • Mansoor, M.A.M., Mazahir, S.M.M., and Rishad M.N.M., (2012) The Prophet and the Education, (Tamil) translated originally from Arabic book of Dr. Yusuf Al-Qardawi, Vijithapura (Sri Lanka): Dharul Hikma Publications
  • Mazahir, S.M.M. and Hilmy Ahamed, (2012) Islamic Banking - An Introduction (Tamil), Colombo: Meelparvai Publishers
  • Mansoor, M.A.M., Mazahir, S.M.M., and Rishad M.N.M., (2011) Zakath - Its Contribution to solve Economic Problems and Conditions for its Success, (Tamil) translated originally from Arabic book of Dr. Yusuf Al-Qardawi, Akurana: Qardawi Academy, Al-Qura'n Open College
  • Mazahir, S.M.M., and Rishad, (2007) Origin and Development of Arabic Calligraphy (Tamil), Oluvil: Faculty of Islamic Studies and Arabic Language, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka
  • Mazahir S.M.M., (2004) Concept paper for Institutionalizing Zakath (Tamil), Akurana: Jamiyyatul U'lama

Chapter in Book

  • Mazahir, S.M.M. and a group of writers, (2010) Teachers' Guide for Islam - grade 13, Maharagama: Dept., of Religious Education, Faculty of Languages, Humanities and Social Sciences, National Institute of Education
  • Mazahir, S.M.M. and a group of writers, (n.d.) Guidance book for G.C.E. (A/L) Examination - Islam, Maharagama, National Institute of Education
  • Mazahir, S.M.M. and a group of writers, (2006) Why should Zakath be implemented collectively? Akurana: Jamiyyatul U'lama

Encyclopedia

  • Mazahir, S.M.M., 2014, Ijma', Encyclopedia of Indian Religions, Springer, pp. 299-302
  • Mazahir, S.M.M., and Safna, H.M.F., 2018, Differences between Conventional and Islamic Banking, Al - Muhavala- Journal of Muslim Majlis, Trincomalee Campus, Eastern University of Sri Lanka, 01st Edition, pp. 40-46
  • Nisthar, S., and Mazahir, S.M.M., 2018, An Analysis of Compatibility of Alleviation of Poverty with Distribution of Wealth: A Study of Islamic Perspectives in Comparison with the Alternative Economic Systems, Sri Lankan Journal of Arabic and Islamic Studies, (Online open access refereed journal) (ISSN: 2550:3014), Faculty of Islamic Studies and Arabic Language, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Oluvil, Sri Lanka, Vol: 1, Issue: 1, 2018, pp. 73-89 (http://www.seu.ac.lk/sljais/)
  • Ahamed Sarjoon Razick, Nagoor Gafoordeen and Seyed Mohamed Mohamed Mazahir, 2018, Hate Campaigns and Attacks Against the Muslims in Recent Sri Lanka, European Journal of Research in Social Sciences (ISSN: 1450-2267), Progressive Academic Publishing, UK, Vol: 06-1, pp. 43-58
  • Mazahir, S.M.M., Asmak Ab Rahman and Mohammad Ismath Ramzy, 2017, An Analysis of Policy Compatibility between Conventional Insurance and Islamic Insurance Policies: A Study of Conceptual and Operational Differences, Shariah Journal (ISSN: 0127-1237), (http://e-journal.um.edu.my/publish/JS/), University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Vol: 25-3, pp. 481-504, (https://ejournal.um.edu.my/index.php/JS/article/view/10320/7348)
  • Mazahir, S.M.M., Asmak Ab Rahman and Mohammad Ismath Ramzy, 2017, An Analysis on Takaful Operation under Conventional Regulator: A Sri Lankan Experience, Katha (ISN:1823-2159), (https://ejournal.um.edu.my/index.php/KATHA), Centre for Civilsational Dialogue, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Vol: 13-1, pp. 54-72 (https://ejournal.um.edu.my/index.php/KATHA/article/view/10783)
  • Mazahir, S.M.M., 2017, Judge M.T. Akbar, (Tamil), Al Islah - Journal of Muslim Majlis, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, 06th Edition, pp. 57-60
  • Mazahir, S.M.M., 2017, Appointment of Female Judges and its Implementation in Sri Lanka (Tamil), Islamiya Sinthanai (Islamic Thought), Special Issue on Muslim Personal Law, Naleemiah Bureau of Islamic Publications, Beruwala. Issue No: 150 & 151, Vol. 39:02-03, pp.73-84
  • Mazahir, S.M.M., 2016, Usage of Tamil Grammar in Arabic Tamil Language, (Tamil), Pravaaham Research Journal, Dept. of Languages, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Vol. 1, pp. 43-55
  • Mazahir, S.M.M., 2016, Arabic Tamil and Tamil Language Tradition, (Tamil) Special Edition of Conference of World Islamic Tamil Literature, Golden Research Jubilee 1966-2016, Colombo, Sri Lanka: Sri Lankan Islamic Literary Research Centre, pp. 110-118
  • Mazahir, S.M.M., 2016, Insurance and Islamic Doctrines, (Tamil) Al Islah - Journal of Muslim Majlis, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, 05th Edition, pp. 47-52
  • Sarjoon, AR., Khaidzir, HI., Mazahir, S.M.M., Munas, MHA. and Sunawari Long, A. 2016, The History of Muslims in Monaragala District (Wellassa) Sri Lanka: An Archeological View, Studies in Social Sciences and Humanities, Research Academy of Social Sciences, vol. 4, Issue 1, 08-16 (https://ideas.repec.org/a/rss/jnljsh/v4i1p2.html)
  • Mazahir, S.M.M., 2015, Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Cairo Declaration on Human Rights in Islam, (Tamil), Meezan - Annual Law Journal, Sri Lanka Law College, 49th Edition, 2014/2015, pp. 91-102
  • Mazahir, S.M.M., 2015, Islamic Insurance System (Tamil), Islamiya Sinthanai (Islamic Thought), Naleemiah Bureau of Islamic Publications, Beruwala. Issue No: 141, Vol. 37:01, pp.35-43
  • Mazahir, S.M.M., 2014, Arguments against Mudārabah Model in Takāful Insurance, Journal of Social Review (ISSN: 2448-9204), Department of Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts and Culture, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Vol.: 3, Issue: 1,, December 2014, pp. 101-115
  • Mazahir, S.M.M., 2014, Islamic Insurance System (Tamil), Islamiya Sinthanai (Islamic Thought), Naleemiah Bureau of Islamic Publications, Beruwala. Issue No: 140, Vol. 36:04, pp.38-48
  • Mazahir, S.M.M., 2014, Enshrined Insurance Doctrines in Islam (Tamil), Islamiya Sinthanai (Islamic Thought), Naleemiah Bureau of Islamic Publications, Beruwala. Issue No: 138, Vol. 36:02, pp.21-31
  • Mazahir, S.M.M., 2013, Does Islam discriminate woman in witness? (Tamil), Islamiya Sinthanai (Islamic Thought), Naleemiah Bureau of Islamic Publications, Beruwala. Issue No: 136, Vol. 35:04, pp.31-35 and 30.
  • Mazahir, S.M.M., 2013, Is Conventional Insurance prohibited in Islam? II (Tamil), Islamiya Sinthanai (Islamic Thought), Naleemiah Bureau of Islamic Publications, Beruwala. Issue No: 133, Vol. 35:01, pp.31-40
  • Mazahir, S.M.M., 2012, Is Conventional Insurance prohibited in Islam? (Tamil), Islamiya Sinthanai (Islamic Thought), Naleemiah Bureau of Islamic Publications, Beruwala. Issue No: 132, Vol. 34:04, pp.24-30
  • Mazahir, S.M.M., 2012 (August). Research Findings emphasize Islamic Marriage System, (Tamil), Naharvu, Mishkath Institute for Islamic Research, Akurana, Vol. 13, pp. 06-10
  • Mazahir, S.M.M., 2012 (April - June), Is Insurance against the Islamic Doctrines? (Tamil), Islamiya Sinthanai (Islamic Thought), Naleemiah Bureau of Islamic Publications, Beruwala. Issue No: 130, pp.
  • Mazahir, S.M.M., 2011(May-August). Debt Transaction in Islam, (Tamil), Naharvu, Mishkath Institute for Islamic Research, Akurana, Vol. 11, pp. 05-08 and 11
  • Mazahir, S.M.M., 2011 (January - April). Social Responsibilities and involvement of the Youth on Sri Lankan Context - Challenges and Responses, Afaq al Nadwa, World Assembly of Muslim Youth, Colombo, vol. 15, pp. 09-11
  • Mazahir, S.M.M., 2010, Child Adoption - An Islamic Perspective, (Tamil), Kalam Research Journal (refereed), Faculty of Arts and Culture, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, vol.04, pp. 75-79
  • Mazahir, S.M.M., 2010, University Education of Sri Lankan Muslims and Reasons of Their Backwardness, Al - Islah, Muslim Majlis of South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, vol. 04, pp. 07-09
  • Mazahir, S.M.M., 2010 (May-August), Breast Milk feeding - Islamic Shari'ah and Modern Researches II, (Tamil), Naharvu, Mishkath Institute for Islamic Research, Akurana, Vol. 08, pp. 14-16
  • Mazahir, S.M.M., 2010 (January-April). Breast Milk feeding - Islamic Shari'ah and Modern Researches I, (Tamil), Naharvu, Mishkath Institute for Islamic Research, Akurana, Vol. 07, pp. 08,09
  • Mazahir, S.M.M., 2009. (October-December). Half Portion for Women in Islamic Inheritance Law, Why? (Tamil), Naharvu, Mishkath Institute for Islamic Research, Akurana, Vol. 06, pp. 12-15
  • Mazahir, S.M.M., 2009, Origin and Expansion of Arabic Tamil Language, (Tamil) Al - Islah, Muslim Majlis of South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, vol. 03, pp. 19-24
  • Mazahir, S.M.M., 2009, Islam and Social Harmony, (Tamil) Wellich Chirahu, Students' Union, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, pp. 04,05
  • Mazahir, S.M.M., 2009, Wealth/Income Distribution in Islam, (Tamil) Eluthukol, Students' Union, Faculty of Islamic Studies and Arabic Language, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, pp. 11-19
  • Mazahir, S.M.M., 2008 (November - February). Female = Male? II (Tamil), Naharvu, Mishkath Institute for Islamic Research, Akurana, Vol. 03, pp. 07-10
  • Mazahir, S.M.M., 2008 (July - October). Female = Male? I (Tamil), Naharvu, Mishkath Institute for Islamic Research, Akurana, Vol. 02, pp. 05-09
  • Mazahir, S.M.M., 2008 (March - June). Teaching Methodologies of Muhammad (PBUH) (Tamil), Naharvu, Mishkath Institute for Islamic Research, Akurana, Vol. 01, pp. 06-11
  • Mazahir, S.M.M., 2007, Trustworthiness [Al- Amanah] (Tamil), Al Uswat al Hasanah Souvenir Magazine for Silver Jubilee,Al Uswat al Hasanah Arabic College, Melsiripura, pp. 40-45
  • Mazahir, S.M.M., 2006 (October - December). Positive and Negative impact of Westernism in Islamic Civilization III, (Tamil), Islamic Thought,Naleemiah Bureau of Islamic Publications, Beruwala Vol. 28:04, pp. 40-48
  • Mazahir, S.M.M., 2006 (April - September). Positive and Negative impact of Westernism in Islamic Civilization II, (Tamil), Islamic Thought, Naleemiah Bureau of Islamic Publications, Beruwala Vol. 28:02,03, pp. 34-37
  • Mazahir, S.M.M., 2006 (January - March). Positive and Negative impact of Westernism in Islamic Civilization I, (Tamil), Islamic Thought, Naleemiah Bureau of Islamic Publications, Beruwala Vol. 28:01, pp. 35-38
  • Mazahir, S.M.M., 2001, Islamic viewpoint of Life after Death, (Tamil) Kalam, Faculty of Arts and Culture, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Vol. 1, pp. 54-62
  • Mazahir, S.M.M., 2000/2001, Polygamy an Islamic Viewpoint, (Tamil) Athirvu, Common Students' Union, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, vol. 01, pp. 202,210
  • Mazahir, S.M.M., 1994 (July - Sep.). Muslims of Rwanda, (Tamil), Islamic Thought, Naleemiah Bureau of Islamic Publications, Beruwala Vol.16:04, pp. 35-39
  • Mazahir, S.M.M., 1994 (Jan. - March) War Structure in Islam, (Tamil), Islamic Thought, Naleemiah Bureau of Islamic Publications, Beruwala Vol. 16:02, pp. 10-17
  • Mazahir, S.M.M., 1993 (July - Sep.). War and Peace in Islamic Perspective, (Tamil), Islamic Thought, Naleemiah Bureau of Islamic Publications, Beruwala Vol.15:04, pp. 40-50
  • Ayesha Farzana, A.R., and Mazahir, S.M.M., (2018 November 29), Life Challenges faced by the Muslim Women after the Divorce - A Study based on Sammanthurai Area, Abstract submitted in the Fifth International Symposium on "Sustainable Development through Arabic and Islamic Studies", held at South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Proceedings (ISBN: 978-955-627-134-8) p. 04, Oluvil, Sri Lanka: Faculty of Islamic Studies and Arabic Language, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka
  • Nisthar, S., and Mazahir, S.M.M., (2018 November 29), An Analysis of Allocating Scarce Resources: A Study on the Perspectives of Islamic Economic System, Abstract submitted in the Fifth International Symposium on "Sustainable Development through Arabic and Islamic Studies", held at South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Proceedings (ISBN: 978-955-627-134-8) p. 56, Oluvil, Sri Lanka: Faculty of Islamic Studies and Arabic Language, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka
  • Waseem Akram, W., Mazahir, S.M.M., Farshath, S.L.M., Insyraf, M.N.M., and Hidayathull, M.T. (2018 November 29), School Dropout and its Reasons in Addalaichanai Area - A Field Research based on Sambunagar and Aalamkulam Villages, Abstract submitted in the Fifth International Symposium on "Sustainable Development through Arabic and Islamic Studies", held at South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Proceedings (ISBN: 978-955-627-134-8) p. 51, Oluvil, Sri Lanka: Faculty of Islamic Studies and Arabic Language, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka
  • Helfan, M.L.M., Mazahir, S.M.M., Isfar, A.H.M., Safiya, J. and Rinoshiya, Y., (2018 November 29), Mindset on the Curricula of Faculty of Islamic Studies and Arabic Language - A Research based on Third Year Students of Four Faculties and Lecturers of South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Abstract submitted in the Fifth International Symposium on "Sustainable Development through Arabic and Islamic Studies", held at South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Proceedings (ISBN: 978-955-627-134-8) p. 26, Oluvil, Sri Lanka: Faculty of Islamic Studies and Arabic Language, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka
  • Helfan, M.L.M., and Mazahir, S.M.M., (2018 November 29), Suicide and its latest Trend - A Field Research based on Eravur Police Area, Abstract submitted in the Fifth International Symposium on "Sustainable Development through Arabic and Islamic Studies", held at South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Proceedings (ISBN: 978-955-627-134-8) p. 11, Oluvil, Sri Lanka: Faculty of Islamic Studies and Arabic Language, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka
  • Nisthar, S., Mustafa, A.M.M., and Mazahir, S.M.M., (2018 September 8th and 9th), A Comparative Analysis of the Relationship of Nature of Poverty with Zakat Collection and Real Gross Domestic Product: An Empirical Study in the Context of Malaysia, Abstract submitted in the Two Day International Conference on "Budding Trends in Multidisciplinary Research", held at, in Collaboration with Environmental Advisory for Sustainable Trust and Department of Education, Mother Teresa Women's University, p. 10, Kodaikanal, India: Mother Teresa Women's University
  • Helfan, M.L.M., Mazahir, S.M.M., and Nairoos, M.H.M., (2017 September 20), Consumption of Drugs and its effects on Women and Children: A Field Research based on Eravur Police Area, Abstract submitted in the Fourth International Symposium on "Contemporary Issues in Islamic and Arabic Studies: The Way Forward", held at South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Proceedings (ISBN: 978-955-627-128-8) p. 16, Oluvil, Sri Lanka: Faculty of Islamic Studies and Arabic Language, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka
  • Nisfa, M.S.F., and Mazahir, S.M.M., (2017 September 20), Islamic Law of Inheritance in Sri Lanka: A Research based on Kalutara Muslim Society, Abstract submitted in the Fourth International Symposium on "Contemporary Issues in Islamic and Arabic Studies: The Way Forward", held at South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Proceedings (ISBN: 978-955-627-128-8) p. 31, Oluvil, Sri Lanka: Faculty of Islamic Studies and Arabic Language, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka
  • Mazahir, S.M.M. and Simara, M.N.F, (2016 December 20th and 21st), Maintenance in Muslim Personal Law of Sri Lanka and Its Implementation with special reference to Kalpitiya Quazi Court, Abstract submitted in the sixth International Symposium on "Multidisciplinary Research for Sustainable Development in the Information Era", held at South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Proceedings (ISBN 978-955-627-097-6) p. 61, Oluvil, Sri Lanka: South Eastern University of Sri Lanka.
  • Sulaiha, M.S.F. and Mazahir, S.M.M., (2016 May 30), Awareness of Non-Muslims about Islamic Financial Institutions in Colombo District, Abstract submitted in the Third International Symposium on "The Role of Islamic and Arabic Studies in the National Development", held at South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Proceedings (ISBN: 978-955-627-074-7) p. 18, Oluvil, Sri Lanka: Faculty of Islamic Studies and Arabic Language, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka
  • Majitha Banu, M.J. and Mazahir, S.M.M., (2016 May 30), epjp ngwy; %yk; Nkw;nfhs;sg;gLk; rpWifj;njhopy;fSk; mjd; milTkl;lKk; - kUjKidia ikag;gLj;jpa Ma;T, Abstract submitted in the Third International Symposium on "The Role of Islamic and Arabic Studies in the National Development", held at South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Proceedings (ISBN: 978-955-627-074-7) p. 13, Oluvil, Sri Lanka: Faculty of Islamic Studies and Arabic Language, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka
  • Mazahir, S.M.M. and Minnathul Suheera M.Y., (2016 February 23), The Role of Family in the Moral Environment: through the Lens of Socialization, full paper published in the proceedings (Vol. 2, Issue 1, 2016) of International Conference on "Family Life: Issues and Solutions in the Perspective of Islam", held at B.S. Abdur Rahman University, Proceedings (ISBN: 978-81-88023-16-5) pp. 17-24, Chennai, India: School of Islamic Studies, B.S. Abdur Rahman University
  • Minsara, J. and Mazahir, S.M.M., (2015 March 4), Impacts Caused by the Indian Cinema among Muslim Children: A Research based on Elamalpothe Area, paper presented in the Second International Symposium on "Empowering National Development through Religions, Languages, Culture and Society", held at South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Proceedings (ISBN: 978-955-627-061-7) pp. 102-107, Oluvil, Sri Lanka: Faculty of Islamic Studies and Arabic Language, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka
  • Shathifa. M.C.S Mazahir, S.M.M. and Saadiyya M.A.S.F., (2015 March 4), Designing Orthographic Symbols in Tamil Language for the Corresponding Arabic Letters, paper presented in the Second International Symposium on "Empowering National Development through Religions, Languages, Culture and Society", held at South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Proceedings (ISBN: 978-955-627-061-7) pp. 128-133, Oluvil, Sri Lanka: Faculty of Islamic Studies and Arabic Language, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka
  • Rinosa, M.I. and Mazahir, S.M.M., (2015 March 4), A Negative Impacts of South Indian Tamil Tele serials on Muslim Women: Special Refernce to Kalmunaikudy, paper presented in the Second International Symposium on "Empowering National Development through Religions, Languages, Culture and Society", held at South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Proceedings (ISBN: 978-955-627-061-7) pp. 198-204, Oluvil, Sri Lanka: Faculty of Islamic Studies and Arabic Language, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka
  • Minsara, J. and Mazahir, S.M.M., (2015 March 4), Growth of Muslim Women's Higher Education: A Study based on Elamalpothe Area, paper presented in the Second International Symposium on "Empowering National Development through Religions, Languages, Culture and Society", held at South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Proceedings (ISBN: 978-955-627-061-7) pp. 212-219, Oluvil, Sri Lanka: Faculty of Islamic Studies and Arabic Language, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka
  • Mazahir, S.M.M. and Ismiya Begum, (2014 August 2 and 3), The Reasons for Backwardness of Muslim Women in Gaining Religious Education: Special Reference to Nikkawewa Village, paper presented in the Fourth International Symposium on "Emerging Trends & Challenges on Sustainable Development", held at South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Book of abstracts (ISBN: 978-955-627-053-2) p.90, and CD proceedings (ISBN: 978-955-627-054-9) pp. 601-611, Oluvil, Sri Lanka: South Eastern University of Sri Lanka
  • Mazahir, S.M.M. and Ismiya Begum, (2014 January 5), Education through the Masjids of Sri Lanka: A Study based on the Masjids in Malaysia, paper presented in the First International Symposium on "towards the Integration of Islamic Knowledge with Human Sciences", held at South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, organized by the Faculty of Islamic Studies and Arabic Language, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Proceedings (book) p.36, Oluvil, Sri Lanka: Faculty of Islamic Studies and Arabic Language, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka
  • Hilmy, H.M.A. and Mazahir, S.M.M., (2014 January 5), Shari'ah Governance of Islamic Banking Industry in Sri Lanka, paper presented in the First International Symposium on "towards the Integration of Islamic Knowledge with Human Sciences", held at South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, organized by the Faculty of Islamic Studies and Arabic Language, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Proceedings (book) p.17, Oluvil, Sri Lanka: Faculty of Islamic Studies and Arabic Language, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka
  • Mazahir, S.M.M. (2013 November 6-7), Operation of Takaful Insurance under the Conventional Regulator: A Sri Lankan Experience, paper presented in the 1st ASEAN International Conference on Islamic Finance (1st AICIF) was under the theme "Islamic Finance and Its Role in Economic Development and the Creation of Just and Stable Monetary System" held at IIUM Institute of Islamic Banking & Finance (IIiBF), Damansara Campus, organized by IIUM Institute of Islamic Banking & Finance (IIiBF), UIN SunanKalijaga Yogyakarta and Universitas Islam Sultan Agung, Abstract book (p. 24), Pen drive proceedings (LOA-AICIF-2013-008), Damansara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: IIUM Institute of Islamic Banking & Finance (IIiBF)
  • Mazahir, S.M.M. (2013 October 7-8), Arguments against Mudarabah Model in Takaful Insurance, In Khadija Abdullah, paper presented in the 1st Insurance & Takaful International Symposium 2013 (IT IS 2013), held at PuriPujannga, University Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), organized by The Malaysian Insurance Institute and University Kebangsaan Malaysia, Abstract and Programme book (p. 36), CD proceedings (ITIS 2013_31), Selangor, Malaysia: The Malaysian Insurance Institute (MII), Pusat Pemodelandan Analisis Data (DELTA) and Research Centre for Islamic Economics and Finance of UKM.
  • Mazahir, S.M.M. (2013 September 4-5), Conventional Insurance and Takaful: Conceptual and Operational Differences, In Siti Nurazira Mohd Daud, Zurina Kefeli, Safeza Mohd Sapian, Amir Shaharuddin, Norailis Ab Wahab and Nursilah Ahmad (Eds), Sustainable Development through the Islamic Economic System, paper presented at the 5thIslamic Economic System Conference 2013 (iECONS2013), held at Berjaya Times Square Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Faculty of Economics and Muamalath, University Science Islam Malaysia (USIM), Abstracts (p.78), CD proceeding (pp. 271-281), Nilai (Malaysia): Dicetak di Malaysia
  • Mazahir, S.M.M. (2011 April 19-21), Arabic - Tamil Transliteration, In K.M.M. Faleel Haque, S.M. Ahamed Lebbe and A.L.M.A. Shameem (Eds.), Post-War Economic Development through Science, Technology and Management, paper presented at 01st International Symposium, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, (p.139), Oluvil: SEUSL
  • Mazahir, S.M.M. (2011 April 19-21), Social Responsibility and involvement of Muslim Students of Sri Lankan Universities, In K.M.M. Faleel Haque, S.M. Ahamed Lebbe and A.L.M.A. Shameem (Eds.), Post-War Economic Development through Science, Technology and Management, paper presented at 01st International Symposium, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, (p.138), Oluvil: SEUSL
  • Mazahir, S.M.M. and Iyoob, S.M., (2011 April 19-21), Contribution of Quazi Courts in formatting Family Structure - A research on Courts within the area of Kalmunai Urban Council, In K.M.M. Faleel Haque, S.M. Ahamed Lebbe and A.L.M.A. Shameem (Eds.), Post-War Economic Development through Science, Technology and Management, paper presented at 01st International Symposium, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, (p.144), Oluvil: SEUSL
  • Mazahir, S.M.M. Sarjoon, R.A., and Nimsith, S.I., (2011 April 19-21), Islamic Finance Sector - Changes after the Civil War (Ampara District Centered Research), In K.M.M. Faleel Haque, S.M. Ahamed Lebbe and A.L.M.A. Shameem (Eds.), Post-War Economic Development through Science, Technology and Management, paper presented at 01st International Symposium, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, (p.157), Oluvil: SEUSL
  • Mazahir, S.M.M. (2009 October 24-26), Application of Tamil Grammar in Arabic Tamil, In K. Raguparan and M.A.S.F. Saadhya (Compilers), Language, Culture, and Social Issues of Tamil Speaking Muslims, paper presented at the International Symposium, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, (pp. 85 and 86) Oluvil: SEUSL
  • Mazahir, S.M.M. and Rifas, M.S.M., (2009 October 24-26),, Reasons and Consequences of Divorce among Muslim Community - Field Research with special reference to Maruthamunai Area,In K. Raguparan and M.A.S.F. Saadhya (Compilers), Language, Culture, and Social Issues of Tamil Speaking Muslims, paper presented at the International Symposium, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, (pp. 83 and 84) Oluvil: SEUSL
  • Malaysian International Scholarship (MIS), Higher Education Ministry of Malaysia, 2012, International
  • National Centre for Advanced Studies in Humanities & Social Sciences (NCAS), 2012, University Grants Commission (UGC), National
  • Higher Education in Twenty first Century (HETC), World Bank, 2011, International.
  • Association for Social & Educational Development in Akurana (ASEDA), Executive Committee Member, 2017 to date, National
  • Al Mu'minath Ladies Arabic College, Advisor, 2018, National
  • Interactive Social Renaissance Assembly (ISRA), Chairman, 2007-2011, National
  • People's Movement for Justice and Development (PMJD), Shari'ah Member, 2011 to date, National
  • Islamic Service Society (ISS), Member of Advisory Board, 1994 to date, National
  • Al Mu'minath Ladies Arabic College, Member of Management Board, 2002 to 2017, National
  • Rabitah an- Naleemiyyeen - Alumni of Jamiah Naleemiah, President of Central Province Branch, 2007 - 2010, National
  • Mishkath Institute for Islamic Research (MIIR), Member of Advisory Board, 2009 to date, National
  • Azhar Central College, Member of School Development Society (SDS), 2009-2010, National
  • World Association for Muslim Youth (WAMY), Member (ID: W1300183), from 01-02-2013 to 31-01-2014, International.
  • Rabitha an-Naleemiyyeen Malaysia Branch, Secretary (First), 2013-2014, International.

Conducted

  • Chairman of the Fifth International Symposium on "Sustainable Development through Arabic and Islamic Studies", held at South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Chairman, 2018-2018, International
  • Chairman of the Sixth Undergraduates' Research Colloquium, held at South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Chairman, 2018-2018 (12/09/2018), National
  • Chairman of the Fifth Undergraduates' Research Colloquium, held at South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Chairman, 2017-2017 (13/10/2017), National
  • Chairman of the Fourth International Symposium on "Contemporary Issues in Islamic and Arabic Studies: The Way Forward", held at South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Chairman, 2017-2017, International
  • Chairman of the Fourth Undergraduates' Research Colloquium, held at South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Chairman, 2016-2016, National
  • Chairman of the Third International Symposium on "The Role of Islamic and Arabic Studies in the National Development" - 2016, held at South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Chairman, 2016-2016, International
  • Chairman of the Third Undergraduate Research colloquium - 2016, held at South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Chairman, 2016-2016, National
  • Workshop on Developing Strategic Plan for Naleemiah Institute of Islamic Studies, held at Academy for Development, Research and Training (ADRT), Jamiah Naleemiah, One of the resource persons, 9th and 10th November, 2015, National
  • Chairman of the Second International Symposium on "Empowering National Development through Religions, Languages, Culture and Society", held at South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Chairman, 2015-2015, International

Participated

  • Strategy Evaluation and Long Term Directions of South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Strategic Planning Workshop - 2018, Office of Strategic Planning and Implementation Monitoring (OSPIM), 1-3rd October 2018, Habarana Village by Cinnamon, Habarana.
  • The Impact of the Scientific Miracles of the Qur'an in the Science and Muslim Unity, International Institute for Muslim Unity (IIMU) of International Islamic University of Malaysia, Centre for Qur'anic Research (CQR) of University of Malaya and The International Commission on Scientific Signs in the Qur'an and the Sunnah of Makkah, KSA, 25th and 26th of February 2014, International Islamic University of Malaysia (25th) and University of Malaya (26th), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • KL Conference on Shari'ah & Legal Aspects of Islamic Finance, Alfalah Consulting, 18th and 19th December 2013, Grand Seasons Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Presentation Skills and Persuasion, Serving Islam Team (Hong Kong) with collaboration of WAMY Malaysia, 17th November 2013, International Islamic University of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Right Attitude for Better Performance, Staff Development Centre, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, 27th April 2010, South Eastern University, Oluvil
  • Improving Academic Ethics & Developing Effectiveness of Academic and Administrative Staff, Staff Development Centre, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, 20th December 2009, South Eastern University, Oluvil
  • General Functions of the University: Special Reference to Universities Act and Guidelines to office system in the universities, Staff Development Centre, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, 19h December 2009, South Eastern University, Oluvil
  • Short Term Training in Islamic Studies and Arabic Language, Centre for Human Development and Applied Social Sciences (CERDAS) and Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences, International Islamic University of Malaysia, 4th - 8th August 2008, International Islamic University, Malaysia.
  • Fundamentals of Islamic Banking and Finance, First Global Group, 30th June and 01st of July 2007, Hotel Galadari, Colombo
  • Short Course on ICT for Teaching & Learning, Improving Relevance and Quality of under Graduate Education (IRQUE) project of the Ministry of Education, 10th November 2006, University of Colombo School of Computing
  • Research Techniques, Scientific and Report Writing, Research Project Proposal Preparations and Grant Applications and Procedures for Registration and Progressing with PhD Degrees, Research Promotion Centre, University Grants Commission, 18th February and March 4th 2006, University of Peradeniya
  • Training Programme on Teaching Methodology, Staff Development Center, University of Peradeniya, 2005, University of Peradeniya
  • Contemporary Social Issues in Sri Lanka, Faculty of Arts & Culture, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, 15thand 16th September 2003, South Eastern University, Oluvil
  • Strategic Planning - Academic Session 2001, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, 18th and 19th January 2001, South Eastern University, Oluvil
  • Senior Treasurer, Students' Research Forum for Social Sciences, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Faculty, Academic Year 2015/2016 to date
  • Chairman, Sports Advisory Board, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, 01/12/2016, 30/11/2018
  • Acting Vice Chancellor, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Oluvil Sri Lanka. 05/11/2016, 14/11/2016
  • Dean, Faculty of Islamic Studies and Arabic Language, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Faculty, 29/11/2014
  • Head, Department of Islamic Studies, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Faculty, 11/04/2014, 28/11/2014
  • Head, Department of Islamic Studies, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Faculty, 11/03/2008, 10/03/2011
  • Member/Convener, Steering Committee of International Symposium on Post-War Economic Development Through Science, Technology and Management, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, University, 19-21th February 2011.
  • Acting Dean, Faculty of Islamic Studies and Arabic Language, Faculty, 25.01.2010
  • Coordinator, External Degree Program/FIA, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Faculty, 01.11.2009-31.10.2010
  • Senior Treasurer, Muslim Majlis, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Faculty, Academic Year 2009/2010
  • Academic Counselor, Faculty of Islamic Studies and Arabic Language, Faculty, Academic Year 2009/2010, 01.09.2009 - 31.08.2010
  • Member, The Committee of Proceeding/Publication, International Conference on Culture and Society of the Tamil Speaking Muslims, Department of Languages, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, University, 24-26th October 2009.
  • Member, Organizing Committee of International Conference on Culture and Society of the Tamil Speaking Muslims, Department of Languages, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, University, 03-05th October 2009.
  • Coordinator for QEF II project of Improving Relevance and Quality of Under graduate Education (IRQUE) of World Bank, University, 13/03/2008, 22/10/2008
  • Acting Head, Department of Islamic Studies, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Faculty, 11/02/2008, 10/03/2008
  • Deputy Proctor, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, University, 16.01.2008-15.01.2009
  • Senior Treasurer, Faculty Students' Union, Faculty of Islamic Studies and Arabic Language, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Faculty, Academic Year 2008/2009
  • Senate Member (Faculty Nominee), Faculty of Islamic Studies and Arabic Language, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Faculty, University, 28.02.2007 - 27.02.2010
  • Academic Coordinator, Faculty of Islamic Studies and Arabic Language, Faculty, Academic 01/07/2006, 01/06/2007
  • Subject Coordinator (Islamic Studies), Department of Islamic Studies, Department, 01/04/2003, 31/12/2003
  • Programme Coordinator for Diploma in Islamic Studies of SEUSL, University, 15/07/2001, 15/06/2002
  • Subject Coordinator (Islamic Studies), Department of Islamic Studies, Department, 03/07/2001, 03/06/2002
  • Subject Coordinator (Islamic Studies), Department of Islamic Studies, Department, 03/07/2000, 03/12/2000
  • Subject Coordinator (Islamic Studies), Department of Islamic Studies, Department, 01/12/1999, 31/05/1999

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