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The Prophet said, "All drinks that produce intoxication are Haram" (Al-Bukhari 1.243)

Yusuf BadatImam / Shaykh



Building: 431
Room: B14
Biography

Shaykh Yusuf Badat is the main Imam and 'Director of Religious Affairs' at the Islamic Foundation of Toronto. Shaykh Yusuf Badat also serves as a teacher for Arabic, Islamic Studies, Quranic Studies and World Religions at the Islamic Foundation School.

Shaykh Yusuf Badat has served as Imam since 1999 at Masjid Anwarul Islam of Malton (Masjid Saliheen) in Mississauga, Canada. He has also been an instructor at the Toronto Shariah Program and the Uloom Program. Shaykh Yusuf Badat is the founder and director of Mathabah Foundation. He is an active executive member of the Canadian Council of Muslim Theologians CCMT.

He lives in Toronto with his wife and two children. Shaykh Yusuf Badat was born and raised in Toronto, Canada. He has studied under some great scholars, receiving several formal authorizations in the sacred sciences with top honors. His commitment to the sacred sciences began early in his life when Allah blessed him with the ability, by age 14, to complete the memorization of the Holy Quran. He completed a rigorous 6-year Alim course at Darul Uloom Zakariya, South Africa where he achieved his masters in the Islamic sciences, which included but was not limited to, language, exegesis (tafseer) and jurisprudence (fiqh). He earned authorizations in Hadith under the Grand Mufti of South Africa- Shaykh Radha-ul-Haq. Shaykh Yusuf Badat is an Ontario registered minister of religion & licensed marriage officer. He also holds a diploma in Network Administration from the Toronto School of Business.

PositionDuties
Imam, Khateeb, Counsellor, Teacher and Director of Religious Affairs  
Deliver Friday Sermons and Prayers, Consult on Religious Issues, Answer Religious Questions of the Community, Perform Marriages, Lead Prayers, Lead Funeral Services, Lead Eid and Ramadan Taraweeh Prayers, Teach Religious Classes, Seminars and Workshops
 
Professional AffiliationSocial Links
Ontario Ministry Services – Registered Clergy,
Canadian Council of Muslim Theologians,
Canadian Council of Imams, Emmanuel College – University of Toronto, Crescent Committee of Canada, Mathabah Foundation
 
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