Meet the Imam

Imam Nafis Bhayat was born in India and moved to England in his early childhood. His quest for Islamic knowledge began at a very young age. He completed the memorization of the Quran at the tender age of 13. Thereafter, he continued his Islamic studies at Darul Uloom Bury, UK, for the next six years in the field of Tafseer, Hadeeth, Fiqh, Aqida and the Arabic language.

Since graduating with a degree in Islamic theology in 1992, Imam Nafis has been serving as the head imam and director of religious services at the Islamic propagation centre of Ontario, also known as Jame Masjid Mississauga, Canada, until this present day. His weekly Tafseerul Quran class attracts the attendance of over 200 participants.

Imam Nafis is an executive member of the Canadian Council of Imams, Canadian Council of Muslim Theologians, teacher at Alfajr Institute and a member of Islamic finance advisory board. He is frequently invited to deliver khutbahs and lectures at various Masajids and religious institutions.

He resides in Mississauga with his wife and three sons.

He is available for Nikaah services, counseling, and other religious matters. You may contact him at directly at 416 844 9373 or 905-507-3323, or via email at Imam@jamemasjid.org.

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