Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi
Jaffari Community Center (JCC)
Phone: (905) 707-0982
Office hours at JCC:
Monday – Thursday: 11:00am – 2:00pm
Friday: After Friday Prayers until 3:00pm
Born in India, raised in Tanzania, and presently works in Canada.
1972-1982 Islamic studies: Hawza-e ‘Ilmiyya (the Islamic Seminary),
1991 MA in History: Simon Fraser University, Vancouver
1983-1991 Resident ‘Alim & Imam, Shí‘a Muslim Community of BC, Vancouver.
1991-1996 Executive Directior, Islamic Education & Information Centre, Toronto
1996- Resident ‘Alim & Imam, Ja‘fari Islamic Centre, Toronto
Authored and translated more than 15 publications such as An Explanatory Translation of the Qur’ãn in six volumes (1984-); Ritual & Spiritual Purity (1989); Marriage & Morals in Islam (1990); Making An Islamic Will (1993); Islam: Faith, Practice & History (2004); Business Ethics in Islam (2007). Some of these have been translated in Spanish, French, Italian, Kosovan, Turkish, Swahili, Urdu, Indonesian, Japanese and Farsi languages also.
He has written many articles on various Islamic topics in English, Urdu and Arabic.
He has traveled to most cities in Canada and U.S.A.; as well as to Australia, Guyana, Trinidad, United Kingdom, Dubai, Pakistan, Tanzania and Kenya for lectures.