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Hit Follow on Azhar Nasser, the Funniest Sheikh on Twitter

It’s not often you learn about a Sheikh who compliments his scholarly knowledge of Islam with an absolutely fire Twitter game, but here we are. Sheikh Azhar Nasser, who is based in Toronto, Canada, uses the online platform to relay the bizarre and occasionally cheeky ways people look to benefit from his wisdom.

Before we rattle off a few of his best tweets, let’s take a look at his impressive background. Sheikh Azhar Nasser was born and raised in Michigan. After completing a degree in Cultural Anthropology at the University of Michigan, he pursued his religious studies at the Hawza of Najaf under the tutelage of Grand Ayatollah Sistani and Grand Ayatollah Hakim.

Since then, he was dedicated his time to studying the Qu’ran and imparting his understanding of it onto others. Yet as his Twitter shows, some curious minds aren’t exactly asking the most important questions or tackling the biggest issues.

There are the people who misattribute quotes:

And of course there are the candy pedants:

Not to mention the singletons who need to give themselves a team talk:

Game of Thrones fans even manage to annoy their local Sheikh:

There are also the folks who don’t know how relatively easy they have it:

As well as the ‘New number. Who this?’ crowd:

Unless you’re suffering from some severely paper-thin skin, you can tell that there’s really no malice behind the Sheikh’s tweets. He’s simply sending up our collective tendency to not always think before we begin to blabber. We’re sure, like any human being, he’s been guilty of this, too.

Plus, in between the laughs, he posts some seriously sensible truths, such as:

So if you haven’t already, head on over to Sheikh Azhar Nasser’s Twitter and smash that follow button.

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