Mahad Qamar
         & Safiya Ravat

Mahad Qamar and Safiya Ravat are a married couple from Houston, TX and are the co-founders of Suhbah Institute. They were the head instructors of Arabic and Quranic studies at the Bayyinah Dream Arabic program.

They attained their Bachelor’s in Fiqh and Usul al Fiqh (Islamic Law and Jurisprudence) from the International Islamic University of Malaysia, and are pursuing their Master’s in Pastoral Counseling in Marriage and Family.

Mahad currently teaches at Maryam Islamic Center, and Safiya currently serves as the Female Religious Director at Maryam Islamic Center.

They have been teaching classes and offering seminars nationally and internationally for almost 10 years on the recitation of the Quran, Interactive Discussion-based Tafsir, Women’s Fiqh, Marriage Preparation, basic Aqeedah, Names and Attributes of Allah, the life of the Prophet Muhammad (s) and the Arabic language to audiences of all ages.

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