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: 1 minutesOriginally published in Hartford Courant Prayers and congratulations emanated from Muslims to Catholics as Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio ascended the papacy after Pope Benedict’s resignation. The previous pope had insulted Islam and its holy founder Muhammad in his Regensburg Lecture, whereas Cardinal Bergoglio devoted a large portion of his efforts to

Reading Time: 6 minutesOriginally published in Hartford  Although Muslims don’t celebrate Valentine’s Day, millions of them across the globe do commemorate a sign of God’s love for the real Islam six days after. The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community who believe in both Messiahs, Jesus and Ahmad, honor Yawm Al Musleh Ma’ud or the Promised Reformer Day

Reading Time: 1 minutesOriginally published in Hartford HartfordFAVS contributor Zahir Muhammad Mannan invites listeners to tune into a weekly live radio program to learn about the real Islam. ”The program discusses hot topics from around the globe and engages listeners from diverse backgrounds and faiths,” Mannan said. The Real Revolution airs every Friday night, (tonight Feb.

Mayan Calendar

Reading Time: 2 minutesOriginally Published on the Hartfordfavs.com Will the world end today or tomorrow? Who knows? Actually, the Mayans might.. Their calendar intriguingly ceases at a date corresponding to Dec. 21, 2012. But does this mean the end or the beginning of something new or both? According to Mayans, Hopi natives, and other

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Reading Time: 2 minutesOriginally published in The Hartford Favs The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA offers its deepest condolences and sorrows to the families and friends affected by this tragedy. As Americans, we mourn with our fellow citizens at the senseless violence and loss of life. As Muslims, we believe all human life is sacred, and

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Reading Time: 2 minutesOriginally Published on the Hartfordfavs.com     It’s truly “beginning to look a lot like Christmas” not only for Christians but for believers of many faiths!   Although Christmas may not be observed similarly or even called the same throughout Christianity, Islam, or Judaism, its essence is certainly shared by all

Surah Al Fatiha

Reading Time: 2 minutesOriginally Published on the Hartfordfavs.com   On Thanksgiving, this Muslim American gave thanks for enjoying religious freedom in America. The first pilgrims to the New World, the Puritans, wearing their traditional bonnets and trousers, fled an intolerant Europe. Today, in places like France, Muslim women are banned from wearing headscarves

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Reading Time: 4 minutesOriginally Published in Hartfordfavs.com The recent film “Innocence of Muslims” which sparked riots and protests around the Muslim world was not the worst or last deranged attempt to ignite unjust hatred. Indeed, since Prophet Muhammad’s birth to a beautiful couple named Aminah and Abdullah, the meek, poor, unlettered orphan of Arabia’s desert has tearfully been

Old City from the Mount of the Olives

Reading Time: 2 minutesOriginally Published on HartfordFavs.com       “Anything you can do, I can do better. I can do anything better than you. No, you can’t. Yes, I can. No, you can’t. Yes, I can…” Though only some know the Broadway musical to which these charmingly obnoxious lyrics belong, all of

Humanity First Volunteers

Reading Time: 2 minutesOriginally Posted on The Hartford FAVS Instead of shopping this Black Friday, why don’t we consider the ones who lost everything? My Ahmadi Muslim brothers had the best response after Hurricane Sandy devasted homes. We traveled to New York and joined volunteers with Humanity First and the American Red Cross. We