Our Imam: Mufti Nazim Mangera


Mufti Nazim Mangera grew up in Toronto, Canada and is a lifelong fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs and has been waiting for many years for the Leafs to win the Stanley Cup. At the tender young age of 13, Mufti Nazim went from Toronto, Canada to Dewsbury, England to complete the traditional memorization of the Quran and the Islamic scholar course. He excelled in his studies which lasted for nearly 11 years. In his final year of studies, out of a class of 56 students, he was tied for first place.

Since graduation, Mufti Nazim has worked as a teacher of Islamic Studies and Arabic as well as an Imam at prestigious institutions in cities like Toronto, Chicago and Dallas. Mufti Nazim initiated and spearheaded a Quranic school in Texas in 2005.

He is a well known speaker in community gatherings, universities, colleges and Masajid where he has spoken on a wide range of interesting topics. Considering that Mufti Nazim has visited nearly 15 countries for an extended period of time, he has garnered invaluable experience on how to deal with people of various countries. Also, considering that Mufti Nazim has ministered in major North American cities, he has gained extensive experience and practical skills on how to deal with and talk to people of different backgrounds, cultures, genders, age groups and beliefs.

Mufti Nazim has 3 Masters Degrees: a Masters in Arabic, a Masters in Islamic Studies and a Masters in Islamic Jurisprudence. In 2010, he completed the Mufti course at the local Madania seminary. The Mufti is quadrilingual and can converse fluently in four different languages. His four brothers are all Huffaz of the Quran and scholars of Islam as well Alhamdulillah. Mufti Nazim has three children and is happily married to a female Islamic scholar.

Mufti Nazim Mangera is the Imam at Masjid Noor. Mufti Nazim leads the five times daily prayers. He also delivers the Jumuah Khutbah and the Khutbahs of the two Eids. On a daily basis, he reads out Hadiths and discusses it with the congregation. He conducts regular Quran classes 3 days a week from Tuesdays till Thursday from 5:00 till 6:30. He also leads the Taraweeh prayers during the blessed month of Ramadhan. He also conducts and is available as a resource for educational, Dawah and youth programs organized by the Masjid. He also provides matrimonial services. He also conducts funeral services and assists with body preparation and burial. He also provides counseling and guidance services and helps with reconciliation efforts as needed. In short, Mufti Nazim is there for the community Alhamdulillah.

Mufti Nazim can be met after any of the five daily prayers. To make an appointment with Mufti Nazim please contact him at the following phone number: 716-688-5190.