He was born and raised in the Dallas area. At the age of 10 he went to Karachi, Pakistan to memorize the Quran. He excelled in his memorization and committed the entire Quran to memory in less than 1 year. He then returned home and continued his school education. After graduating from High School, he went back to Karachi to study the Alim Course at Jamia Binoria. He graduated from the rigorous 7 year program in 2002 at the top of his class and with numerous Ijaazaat (Licenses) in various Islamic Sciences. Along with the Alim Course he concurrently completed a B.A. and M.A. in Arabic from Karachi University. He also obtained a Masters in Islamic Studies from the University of Sindh.
He taught Arabic at the University of Texas at Arlington from 2005 to 2007. He has served as an instructor and curriculum advisor to various Islamic schools and Islamic studies programs. He served as the Imam at the Colleyville Masjid in the Dallas area for 3 years. He is a founding member and chairman of Mansfield Islamic Center. Abdul Nasir is an instructor with Bayyinah Institute, where his class “Meaningful Prayer” has traveled the country.
His latest projects include Quran Intensive (a summer program focusing on Arabic grammar and Tafsir), Quranic analysis lectures, Khateeb Training, chronicling of the Prophetic Biography at www.qalaminstitute.org, and personally mentoring and teaching his students at the Qalam Seminary.
There is something really amazing about sitting with other students who all have remarkable stories of how they got here - individuals trying to learn something and better themselves. People come together from far and wide and start off as strangers, but very quickly become family as if you've known them your whole life. I've had the honor of meeting some of the most remarkable people at Quran Intensive, people who have impressed me and continue to inspire me. Every year over the last six years, I am increasingly involved in teaching and working with educational programs. However, no matter what I have been doing all year, I look forward to Quran Intensive and being in that classroom again. Please note: Quran Intensive is a month long program from July 7th to August 4th.
7/21/2017 12:00:00 AM -05:000.0000
Qalam's Annual Qiyam
Join Shaykh AbdulNasir, Mufti Hussain Kamani, Ustadh AbdelRahman Murphy and Imam Mohamed Herbert for Qalam's annual Qiyam held this Friday, June 23 at the Mansfield Islamic Center. We will be airing the Qiyam live at www.QalamLive.com for those who can't make it! May Allah swt accept from us.
6/24/2017 12:00:00 AM -05:000.0000
Shaykh Abdul Nasir Jangda and Ustadh AbdelRahman Murphy have had the privilege of traveling with Qalam quite a bit, Alhamdulillah. Their trips are always filled with good fun, great food, and unforgettable memories. As Ustadh AbdelRahman Murphy gears up for his Qalam Spain trip inshaAllah, we want to take a moment to reflect on some stories from our travels with ya'll. Some stories are a little sad. Or funny. Or surprising. But all of them are special. And all of them exist because you make them possible. Save the date! We'll see you all on our Facebook page this Thursday iA.
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