Maulana Tariq Jameel مولانا طارق جمیل ; born 1 January 1953) (also spelled Jamil) is an Islamic scholar in Pakistan. His native town is Tulamba near Mian Channu in Punjab. His father was an agriculturist. In his childhood, religion was not a major part of his life. It was not until he pursued his MBBS in Lahore then his focus shifted towards Islam. After completing his Higher Secondary School Education (also known as FSc in some regions of Pakistan) in Pre-Medical (equivalent to A 'Levels') fromGovernment College University, Lahore, he took admission in King Edward Medical University in Lahore. He intended to do his MBBS, but in the last year he switched to Islamic education. He then received Islamic Education from Jamia Arabia, Raiwind(near Lahore, Pakistan)where he studied Quran, Hadith, Sharia, Tasawwuf, Logic And Fiqh.
His interest in Islam grew during hostel life in Lahore and can mainly be attributed to group members of Tablighi Jamaat with whom he became friends during his college life.
He regularly delivers lectures and speeches encouraging people to follow Islamic values and principles and put them into practice in their everyday life. He emphasizes non-political, non-violent, non-sectarian Islam.
He has traveled extensively for this cause and delivered thousands of lectures all over the world. He mastered the ability to understand and speak Arabic and has traveled extensively to numerous Islamic countries.