Name:Mawlana Saad Saleem
Where were you born? What is your background?
Deoband, India, Came to the U.S. in 1986
Are you married? How many children do you have?
Yes married Alhamdulilah, 3 children MashAllah
Education: What did you study? Where did you study it?
1 year Alim studies at Jamia Raheemia in New Dehli
7 year Alim studies at Darul Uloom in Deoband, India
At what age did you begin your hifz program (or other education program)? At what age did you finish hifz (or other education program)?
Began at age 7 at Darul Uloom in Deoband, India, &
Finished at age 11 at Madersa Asghariya in Deoband, India
Did you also study an Alim, Mufti, Khari, or other program?
How long have you been teaching?
Where have you taught previously?
How long have you been teaching at IIE?
Since the inception of IIE
Why have you made teaching hifz/alim courses (or other education program) your career?
Because of the Hadiths of Mohammed (SAW) and the blessings therein.
What advice would you give to those interested in beginning hifz?
1. The intention should be pure, memorization for Allah (SWT), & understand the purpose of Hifz
2. Find a good teacher that’s serious, sincere, has a fear of Allah (SWT), is a good reciter, and a good Qari.
3. Set the time & amount, very important to have discipline.