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Shad Imam

Shad Imam is married with 4 children and lives with his family in Sterling, VA. He obtained his MBA from the University of Maryland in May of 2007 with a concentration in Organizational Management and Strategy.  He has studied the Islamic Sciences under Imam Mohamed Magid & Dr. Sherman Jackson.  Shad is a former board member at the ADAMS Center and conducts regular lectures in the Northern Virginia Area.


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With a look of complete despair, I turned to my teacher and I told him about my anxieties. I told him that I really wanted my Hajj to be accepted but every book I read was telling me to do something different and now it was all garbled in my head. I was afraid that I was going to mess something up…

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Ramadan is not just about giving more time in prayer and dhikr, but about giving more of your wealth and yourselves in order to build a better tomorrow. As Muslims, to enjoy a win for the “haves” is to accept a defeat for the “have nots.”  And perhaps instead of talking about the spirit of giving,…

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During Snowmageddon 2016, there was hardly a sign of life – all around us, there was just a lot of cold and a lot of white. In many ways, the world around us reminded me of a beautiful dua of the Prophet ﷺ.  

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Most people don’t think of themselves as having spiritual disabilities—impairments which may limit one’s quality of After-life. And yet, these particular traits, characteristics and states of mind can not only affect one’s relationship with others in this world, but one’s ultimate relationship with…

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Disability Awareness Month recently passed and it would behoove us for a moment to think about how Islam and Muslims view individuals with disabilities.  There are specific conditions such as blindness, deafness, etc. that can lead to certain disadvantages – but it is up to our society to ensure…

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There is a famous story that I learned in my childhood of a man who committed a great sin and then came to an Imam to ask him what to do. The Imam answered, “Seek God’s forgiveness.”  The man went away only to return a short time later to the Imam. “I have committed a great sin,” said the…

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