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Shaykh Yasir Qadhi | A Vision for the Muslim Community


This lecture is from the United Against Malaria event organized by United For Change.

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Sh. Dr. Yasir Qadhi is someone that believes that one's life should be judged by more than just academic degrees and scholastic accomplishments. Friends and foe alike acknowledge that one of his main weaknesses is ice-cream, which he seems to enjoy with a rather sinister passion. The highlight of his day is twirling his little girl (a.k.a. "my little princess") round and round in the air and watching her squeal with joy. A few tid-bits from his mundane life: Sh. Yasir has a Bachelors in Hadith and a Masters in Theology from Islamic University of Madinah, and a PhD in Islamic Studies from Yale University. He is an instructor and Dean of Academic Affairs at AlMaghrib, and the Resident Scholar of the Memphis Islamic Center.



  1. Abdifatah

    July 16, 2010 at 2:31 PM

    Alhamdulilah, what a beautiful lecture.

  2. akhi

    July 16, 2010 at 4:08 PM

    the Sheikhs picture on the homepage is also beautiful mashAllah :)

    • abu Abdullah

      July 16, 2010 at 6:39 PM

      reminds of some oldie bollywood tragedy king actor’s pose….

    • Ahmad

      July 16, 2010 at 7:10 PM


    • Pat robinson

      July 20, 2010 at 12:45 AM

      Beautiful mind, beautiful soul…who cares about superficial beauty?

  3. CaliMuslimah

    July 17, 2010 at 11:12 AM

    Very uplifting and genuine reflection of the Muslim state in America.

  4. ummmanar

    July 18, 2010 at 8:06 PM

    Assalamualukum MashAllah very inspiring and encouraging speech for our children. This is what our kids need to hear to stand up for their rights and to be a proud Muslim american, what a great feeling, is that for your father to witness while he is alive. This is the result of his hard work MashAllah it is a blessing from Allah (SWT). I love your lectures what an asset you are to our umma. may Allah (SWT) protect you and your family from evil people and reward you with jenatal ferdus and may Allah (SWT) increase your knowledge to educate us as well. Jazakallahukairn may Allah (SWT) give health and long life to you. I hope you get to experience your kids success as your father did.

  5. idealistic

    December 2, 2010 at 4:55 PM

    Your too idealistic….

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