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This is the first part of a short yet comprehensive series which will discuss those matters which are related to marriage. We intend, by the permission of Allah, to address our topics, 1st from a fiqh (legal) perspective and from that point discuss the various topics in a way that makes it relevant for the listener.
The host is Imam Na'eem Abdullah. Imam Naeem is a respected lecturer and teacher in the Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania areas. Originally from New York City, he embraced al-Islam in 1991.
He is blessed to have benefitted from many scholars, teachers and leaders which in turn have given him the ability to teach traditional Islamic knowledge in a practical and relevant fashion. Some of these teachers are Imam Siraj Wahhaj, Shaykhs Muhammad Shareef, Muhammad al-Yaqoubi, Ahmad al-Katt’ani al-Hasani, Amin Muhammad, Waleed ar-Rifai Samir an-Nass, and many others.
Imam Na’eem has attained received ijaaza (certificates), asaneed (isnaads or chains of narration), and permission to transmit various different texts and subjects: Some of these are, the Shifa’ of Qadi Iyad, the Shamaa’il of Imam at-Tirmidhi, and the Muwatta’ of Imam Malik. The Imam has also completed courses in the sciences of Hadith (Prophetic Narrations) and studied the life, works and methodology of Shehu ‘Uthman Dan Fodio.
For several years, the Imam volunteered with the New York City Department of Corrections. He has traveled throughout the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Sudan.
He has authored several articles and books which touch on various subject matter.
Imam Na’eem Abdullah is one of the Imams of Masjid al-Mu’min (Pittsburgh, PA). He is the Imam of Nur uz-Zamaan Institute - founded in 2008. He is a devoted father and husband.
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