Zahir Muhammad Mannan

Zahir Muhammad Mannan

Zahir Mannan is the Head Teacher and Administrative Associate at the Early Learning Program, Inc. at Central Connecticut State University, and a previous Associate Research Scientist at Yale University School of Medicine. He leads a weekly Holy Quran study group at Baitul Aman "House of Peace" Mosque in Meriden, CT, where he also teaches an advanced Holy Quran class for Tahir Academy. He has served the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in diverse capacities including national follow-up coordinator for 1-800-WHY-ISLAM, local Youth President, local Interfaith Outreach Director, local Holy Quran Education and Temporary Devotion Director, and local Youth Publication Director.

Reading Time: 2 minutesOriginally Published in The Middletown Press on February 6th, 2018 As an Ahmadiyya Muslim, I joined Muslims the world over recently in observing a special prayer called Khusoof as a rare phenomenon occurred in the heavens. A lunar eclipse took place. It was also a super blue blood moon, which

Reading Time: 22 minutesOriginally Published in The Patch on January 15th, 2018 1400 years ago, Prophet Muhammad heralded the “Promised Land” that MLK envisioned for America. 129 years ago, Messiah Ahmad brought it back. I seek refuge in Allah from Satan the Rejected, In the name of Allah, The Most Gracious, The Ever

Reading Time: 2 minutesPublished in the New Haven Register on May 13th 2017: As an ambassador of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, Mother’s Day for me isn’t just once a year or a sensational phrase, but a daily honor practiced in true Islam. My mother, Talhaht Mannan, was the first love of my life.

Reading Time: 3 minutesOriginally published in: Meriden Patch (04/24/2017) The Inter-Religious Clergy Alliance of CT is perpetuating a unifying three-part Interfaith Dinner Reception and Scripture study of spiritually awakening proportions free and open to all ages and backgrounds! Amid rising divisiveness, several religious communities, including Jewish, Christian, and Islamic, of CT River Valley

Reading Time: 1 minutesOriginally Published in the Hartford Courant on March 9th 2017: The same day President Donald Trump signed a revised executive order obstructing migrants from Muslim majority nations, our Ahmadiyya Muslim Community received the Spirit of Meriden Award at the city’s council meeting [March 7, news, “Trump Signs Revised Entry Ban”]. The difference

Reading Time: 1 minutesOriginally Published in My Record Journal on March 5th, 2017 Editor: Prayers, love, and solidarity to Jews. As an Ahmadiyya Muslim American, I wholeheartedly extend my prayers, condolences, solidarity, and support to my Jewish brothers and sisters amid rising anti-Semitism and another condemnable attack. The despicable onslaught on the Jewish

Reading Time: 2 minutes“And keep thyself attached to those who call on their Lord, morning and evening, seeking His pleasure; and let not thy eyes pass beyond them, seeking the adornment of the life of the world; and obey not him whose heart We have made heedless of Our remembrance and who follows

Reading Time: 7 minutesOriginally Published on Beliefnet by Zahir Mannan A Lesson for President Trump from Prophet Muhammad & Islamic History What’s it like being Ahmadi Muslim Americans amid divisive Executive Orders in the month dedicated to Black History? Simply put, it’s a calling! Islam’s spiritual father, the immaculate Prophet Muhammad, Allah’s peace