Nouman Ali Khan

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Nouman Ali Khan
نعمان علی خان
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Nouman Ali Khan
Born Germany[1]
Nationality American
Occupation Islamic speaker
Title Bayyinah Institute, Founder/CEO
Children 7

Nouman Ali Khan Arabic:نعمان علی خان) is a Muslim speaker and founder, CEO and lead instructor at Bayyinah, the Institute for Arabic and Qur'anic Studies.[2]

Nouman Ali Khan founded Bayyinah in 2006, after serving as the professor of Arabic at Nassau Community College.[3][4] His current residence is in Dallas, Texas. He also lectures internationally on the matters of Tafsir and learning Arabic to understand the Quran.[5]

Khan has written or co-written a number of works, including Divine Speech and Revive Your Heart.[6] He has been named one of the 500 most influential Muslims in the world by the Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre of Jordan.[7]


Nouman Ali Khan is a Muslim speaker and the CEO and founder of Bayyinah Institute, an Arabic studies educational institution in the United States.


His early education in Arabic started in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and continued in Islamabad, Pakistan and Lahore, Pakistan. His serious Arabic training began in 1999 in the United States. He has been teaching Modern Standard and Classical Arabic at various venues for several years with over 10,000 students nationwide.

Policy on fundraising events[edit]

Khan does not participate in any fundraiser event in any capacity. He does not accept requests for video, audio or written endorsements of Islamic projects, institutions & programs. Regarding the topic, Khan has said, "Even though I would love to engage, I simply don't have time to look deeply into all the projects, their history & their contributions. I don't feel comfortable endorsing anything without thoroughly knowing each and every aspect of it. Regardless, I appreciate all the different inspiring efforts taking place throughout the world and pray for their success."[8]


Khan is the author of a few books including Divine Speech: Exploring Quran As Literature, published by Bayyinah in 2016,[9] and most recently Revive Your Heart: Putting Life in Perspective, published by Kube Publishing.[10]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "The Life of Nouman Ali Khan - VIP Show". Retrieved August 5, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Bayyinah: Faculty & Staff". Retrieved 2015-06-17. 
  3. ^ "The Muslim 500: Nouman Ali Khan". Retrieved 2015-06-17. 
  4. ^ Flaccus, Gillian (2013-09-21). "Demand for U.S.-Born Imams Up in American Mosques". Retrieved 2015-06-17. 
  5. ^ "Quran Tafsir in English - nauman Ali Khan Ali Khan Collection". Retrieved 2015-06-17. 
  6. ^ " Nouman Ali Khan: Books". Retrieved 2017-02-17. 
  7. ^ "The Muslim 500: Nouman Ali Khan". 
  8. ^ "Contact UsContact Us". Bayyinah. Retrieved 2017-04-14. 
  9. ^ Khan, Nouman Ali; Randhawa, Sharif (2016-01-01). Divine Speech (1st ed.). Bayyinah Publications. ISBN 9780986275050. 
  10. ^ Khan, Nouman Ali (2017-05-16). Revive Your Heart: Putting Life in Perspective. Place of publication not identified: Kube Publishing Ltd. ISBN 9781847741011. 

External links[edit]

Official website