Category Archives: Education

*Ended 2015 Archived Courses Available Online with Professor feedback active and available at azhar@imamazhar.com Classes Ended When: Recurring Every Tues. and Thurs. @7:00PM Where: Islamic Society of New Tampa (Daarus-Salaam Mosque) 15830 Morris Bridge Rd. Thonotosassa, FL 33592   OVERVIEW & PURPOSE Beginner linguistic lessons to improve understanding of Quranic Text LEARNING OBJECTIVES Improve Reading, […]

Life of the Five Prophets Nuh A.S Beginning with Prophet Nuh A.S and his 950 year struggle, we embark on our five part series covering each of the Arch-Prophets. Through the Quran, we learn that there are five Arch-Prophets whose lives are a lesson for the entire humanity. Unfortunately though, many today take these stories as tales that can increase our knowledge […]

Strip Culture From Religion P.5 Celebration at the Finish line As we near the finish line yet once again, the excitement of the celebration can mute out the reason for celebrating in the first place. It is imperative we comprehend our position, the opportunity at hand, and the time remaining, in order to cross the finish-line in style. This is my […]

Strip Culture From Religion P.4 Burden of Your Sins are Yours (NOT ALLAH’s) What is sin? What can help you see a vivid picture of it?  As we near the close of this- middle Ashara of Ramadan- our goal is to realize, remorse, Rectify; a sign of acceptance of our Tawbah. Distant yourself from evils so that Allah […]

Strip Culture From Religion P.3 Does Hunger Indicate Fasting? As we transit from the first Ashara to the second we confront two important points: Is Fasting all about enduring hunger? Is it a channel for something greater? Lastly, what is a sign of my success in the Ashara I am departing from that is vital for success in the one I […]

Strip Culture From Religion P.2 The Three Segments of Ramadan The global community has acknowledged the arrival of Ramadan and Muslims universally are taken in by its spirit.Muslims change their ways and practices, in respect to accommodating the gift of Ramadan in their lives, and a hidden secret is told: The three segments of Ramadan. Why these three and what […]