Sheikh Tawfique Chowdhury
Sh Dr Tawfique Chowdhury is the Chairman and CEO of Mercy Mission World. Mercy Mission is the parent of such well known brands such as AlKauthar Institute, NZF, Seven Skies International Schools, Guardian Schools, Ramadan TV, Twins of Faith and Being ME Conferences and many more.
Dr Tawfique excelled in his studies both classically from the scholars of Medinah as well as graduating from the college of Shariah from the Islamic University of Medinah. He is also a medical doctor working in Gold Coast, Australia. In addition to this, he is also an experienced business professional having worked in a number of companies worldwide, as well as being a corporate solutions trainer, business coach and mentor. Tawfique is welling for specialising in jurisprudence, islamic finance and in contemporary Muslim issues. To this end, he is a regular contributor on various TV channel and numerous conferences worldwide.
Being a prolific speaker, Tawfique has travelled internationally sharing his knowledge around the world. His team members are his close friends and describe him as energetic, determined, focused and vision driven.
Ustadh Wahaj Tarin
Ustaz Wahaj graduated as an Extractive Metallurgist and holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration. His passion for faith based education has led him to be the Dean of Students at the Australian Islamic College, the President of Islamic Motivations, conductor of weekly halaqas and one of our communities prolific khateebs.
Sheikh Salmaan Parkar
Born in Hobart, Tasmania, Salmaan Parkar likes to spend quality time with his elder & younger brothers, submerged in Islamic academics, while sipping on a cup of multiple-origin beaned, freshly ground & brewed, frothy premium cappuccino. He also fancies mixing with the youth & taking inspiration from the elders. Having completed the memorization of the Qur’an in his teenage years, he went on to complete a seven year Islamic program in South Africa, acquiring Ijaazat in the seven modes of Qur’anic recitation, the six canonical Hadith collections & other classical works. He has also had the privilege of studying under the then Grand Mufti of South Africa, Mufti Radaa-ul-Haqq amongst other prominent scholars. Salmaan brings with him a variety of experiences acquired from his teachers in South Africa, Qatar & Australia. Salmaan currently resides in Perth, Western Australia and enjoys the company of a wife and two beautiful children.
Sheikh Abu Malik
Sh Abu Malik is 33 years of age. He graduate of Al-Azhar University and was an appointed Imam and Khateeb. Sh Abu Malik has an Ijaza in Quran in hafs and Asim and was a teacher of Sharia in Egypt in various mosques. He later worked in grading the authenticity of hadith. The Shiekh has a Masters Degree in Arabic language and Sharia. He has also learnt and practiced ruqya for 10 years and studied psychology.
The world-renowned hafez (one who memorized the Holy Qur’an) is of Bosnian descent, but was born in Germany and moved to the USA at the age of 4 years old. He lived in Baltimore, MD for 7 years where he completed Hifdh at the Islamic Society of Baltimore under Shaykh Qari Zahid & Qari Abid.
Seferagic moved to Dallas for 10 months to study classical Arabic at Bayyinah’s Dream program.
Speaking to Radio Islam’s Faizel Patel, Seferagic recalls as a child how his mother made him memorise the Holy Qur’an from morning to evening and how he hated it. He said that it took him 16 years to realize that it was all worth it.
Seferagic’s beautiful and melodious recitation of the holy Quraan emulating Sheikh Mishari bin Rashid Alafasy has captivated and mesmerized Muslims throughout the world. His fame and synonymy has not changed him in the least bit and he remains a humble person with a constant remembrance of Allah.
The young hafez (one who memorizes the Holy Qur’an) urged parents to keep on encouraging the children and not to give up on them. “It’s a battle worth fighting for and the victory at the end is worth it all,” he said.
Born Feb 3, 1984, Ibrahim Muhammad Heshaam Jaaber is A third generation American Born Muslim, a graduate from the University of Pennsylvania & The Founder & President of Color Me Muslim which is an identity based organization that focuses on the advancement of Muslim Youth. As a young man, Ibrahim was blessed by Allah with the opportunity to play professional basketball internationally in the best league in Europe for nearly 6 years but his talent does not end there. Ibrahim has also been writing and performing poetry for over 10 years- using the art of spoken word as a platform to reach out to the Muslim Youth and relay the message of Islam to anyone willing to listen. LONG LIVE THE DEEN!!!