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Sh. Mohammed Chowdhury

Name: Sh. Mohammed Chowdhury

Department(s): Darul Huda Institute of Tahfeez; Isalmic Studies

Title(s): Director of Tahfeez

Email Address: mchowdhury@annooracademy.com


Mawlana Muhammad Chowdhury is a Cleveland, Ohio native.  After attaining his high-school diploma, his thirst for ‘Ilm propelled him to pursue the higher calling of sacred knowledge and thus he devoted years in an authentic and rigorous curriculum of the sacred sciences.  During this period he was conferred with several ijazat (Formalized Authorization/Degree) surpassing the equivalent of a Masters degree, in the Islamic sciences including: Fiqh, Usul al-Fiqh, Hadith, Usul al-Hadith, Tafsir, Usul al-Tafsir, Arabic Grammar, Morphology, Rhetoric, History and Spirituality.  During these years of study, he was also conferred with ijazah in the most famous and authentic texts of Hadith including the Sahih of Imam al-Bukhari and all of the Sihah Sittah, the 6 most authentic compendiums of Hadith.  After completing the rigorous and famed dars nizami curriculum and being granted the shahadah alamiyyah (recognition of Islamic scholarship), Mawlana Muhammad began studying the sciences of the heart focusing on tazkiyyah and tarbiyyah.  Being granted the mantle of authorization to teach and transmit these sciences he returned to Ohio and immersed himself in teaching, Imamat, and community work.  In 2013, Mawlana Muhammad moved to New Jersey and is currently the Director and Alim-course instructor at Darul Huda Institute for Tahfeez al Qur’an. He is also the Amir and Instructor at Darul Hidayah Institute in Teaneck, New Jersey where he teaches classes of Tafsir, Spirituality, Seerah, Aqidah and Arabic Grammar.  He is fluent in Arabic, English and Urdu.