HIRA Institute is happy to announce its latest seminar, “War, Peace & Compassion.” A one-day Seminar discovering the Quranic theme of compassion, debunking Quranic “hate speech”, analyzing “violent” Quranic verses discussing war & peace, and conversion & conquest in the Quran. Tickets available
Tickets available here » http://www.hirainstitute.com/seminar
(use partner code “interfaith20” to receive a 20% discount)
11:00-11:15: Check in
11:15-11:30: Morning supplications (Shaikh Fayaz Tilly)
11:30-12:15: Introduction to Islam and pluralistic teachings of the Quran (Shaikh Fayaz Tilly)
12:15-1:00: Virtues, merits and nuts and bolts of Quran (Shaikh Fayaz Tilly)
1:30-1:45: Dhuhr Prayers
1:45-2:30: Jihad – defined and explained (Shaikh Ibrahim Madani)
2:30-3:15: Analysis and contextualization of the “violent” verses of the Quran (Shaikh Abdul Mannan Mulla)
3:15-4:00: Debunking the myths and hate-speech associated with Islam and Quran (Shaikh Abdul Mannan Mulla)
4:30-4:45: HIRA Intro (Asif Iqbal)
4:45-5:30: The prophet of mercy and the book of love (Shaikh Ibrahim Madani)
5:30-6:00: Q&A (Panel)
6:00: Closing remarks/Dua/Asr
In 1987, he moved to Canada and served as the Imam of Waterloo Masjid for four years. In 1991, he established an Islamic seminary in Buffalo, Darul Uloom Al-Madania. In 2010, a new branch of the seminary by the name of Darul Uloom Canada was opened in Chatham, Ontario. He pioneered eAlim, an online distance education program which caters to those who want to seek authentic Islamic knowledge but are unable to attend a full-time seminary. Then in 2013, he started a new institution for the general public called “Ibadur Rahmaan: Servants of Allah”
According to his students, he is an ardent bibliophile and erudite scholar with a thorough grasp of the Islamic tradition, whether it is Quranic exegesis, Hadith scholarship, Islamic Jurisprudence, History and Biography, Theology or Spirituality. He is fluent in Arabic, Urdu and English.
His extensive national and international travel experience on lecture appointments, community and interfaith outreach events and educational tours has given him valuable insights that his students and addresses regularly benefit from.
Mufti Abdul Mannan Mulla was born in Bridgetown, Barbados. He completed his primary school in Toronto and enrolled in the famous Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Al-Madania in Buffalo. He memorized the Holy Quran and completed the formal study of the core disciplines of a traditional Islamic curriculum and graduated with distinction.Upon graduation, he completed a post-graduate specialization program in Islamic Law and Legal Verdicts (Iftaa) that trains scholars to issue formal Islamic legal opinions (Fatwa).He taught in Darul Uloom Canada and its online distance-learning program, eAlim. Most notably, he taught Sunan Ibn Majah, which is among the six most authentic books of Hadith. He has lectured in various Masjids giving Friday sermons and instructing in seminars.Currently, he is the Khateeb, Imam and Religious counselor at Pickering Islamic Centre, where he teaches Arabic Language, Fiqh and Tafseer. He takes a keen interest in youth-oriented activities and community education. He lives in Toronto with his family.