DARUL ULOOM OTTAWA
Darul-Uloom (Masjid & Center) is a Registered Charitable Organization located in Canada’s Capital, Ottawa, ON.
It was established by very sincere community members, Br Abu Bakr Tiano, Br Ather Maqbool, Br Imran Ahmed, Br Minhajuddin, and Br Zafar Ali, upon observing the needs of the Muslim community and to facilitate the programs that would offer to the community a combination of religious, institutional and social services, with resources to meet all their religious, institutional, and social needs.
Alhumdulillah, Darul-Uloom facilitates daily prayers including Friday Sermon, Taraweeh, Qiyamullail Prayer, Eid Salah, Daily Tahfizul Quran Program, Weekend Children Quran Classes, Daily Hadith Halaqa, Weekly Tafsir lessons, and Dawa work. Darul-Uloom also provides Darul Ifta Services, Religious guidance, Family consultation, Nikah/marriage services, and much more services related to all aspects of a community that needs to provides the community of Ottawa/Gatineau with resources to meet all their religious, institutional and social needs greater than expectation.
Since its establishment, Darul-Uloom fosters an excellent relationship in building principles with a community affiliation to provide meaningful opportunities for the young, the youth, and seniors to promote mutual understanding, multicultural awareness, social justice, and civic responsibilities.
Darul-Uloom (Masjid-Center) and its amazing team goes beyond any limit to provide the Muslim community of the capital region (Ottawa/Gatineau) with resources to meet all their religious, institutional, and social needs greater than expectation.
MUFTI RASHEED QASMI
Mufti Rasheed is a highly qualified Scholar of Islam and the Mufti at Canada's capital, Ottawa.
He has five major degrees in Islamic science: Hafiz, Alim, Mufassir, Mu’addib, and Mufti; with five spoken languages: Arabic, English, Farsi, Urdu, and Hindi.
Mufti Rasheed studied under various prominent Scholars and received several formal authorizations with top honors and graduated from one of the world’s well known prestigious Islamic University, Darul-Uloom Deoband.
His commitment to the sacred sciences began early in his life when he was blessed to complete the memorization of the Noble Quran. He completed a rigorous eight years Alim course and achieved his masters. This includes, but is not limited to language, exegesis, and jurisprudence. He also completed three years of Takmilat – higher Islamic courses and achieved his Ph.D. in Islamic sciences.
Mufti Rasheed received the Ijaza (authorization of Hadith) from Shaikh Naseeruddin – The Shaikhul Hadith of Darul Uloom Deoband and from Shaikh Yunus as well – The Shaikhul Hadith of Mazahir Uloom, Saharanpur.
He is currently the officiall Imam of Masjid Al-Taqwa (ISOSH), directing Darul Uloom Ottawa (DUO), and assisting other organizations such as Darul Imaan Association (DIA), Darul-Arqam (RSM) and Muslim Non-Profit Housing Corporation (MNPHC), to serve the Community of the capital region (Ottawa and Gatineau).