Shaykh Obaid Bengali is a hafidh of the Holy Qu’ran and is currently completing his alim course at Suffah Educational Guidance. In 2002, Shaykh Obaid also started training in the science of Islamic spirituality and was formally authorized to guide others in the path of Islamic spirituality in 2014.

Shaykh Obaid holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and works full-time as a Support Engineer. He currently lives in Chicago with his family.