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|Our affordable courses cover many different topics, including belief (`aqida), Islamic law (fiqh), Qur’anic studies, Prophetic guidance, spirituality and Arabic. Access our Course Catalog to view our entire selection, and begin seeking knowledge in no time.
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Islamic Parenting: Raising Upright Children
Ust. Shireen Ahmed & Sh. Faraz Rabbani | 12 downloadable lessons | 3 live sessions
This important course seeks to provide guidance on one of the most critical topics of the times: raising mentally and spiritually healthy children. This course provides practical advice on how to raise upright children in the spirit of the Qur’an and the Prophetic Sunnah. Based on classical texts on Islamic parenting, the course contextualizes their wisdom in light of modern day circumstances and addresses the most pressing parenting questions, including how to raise children that are spiritual and love Allah and His Messenger, how to protect children from negative influences, how to discipline them, and how to deal with parenting issues specific to living in the West. This course is a must for all concerned Muslim parents.
“I love the method of instruction and the live sessions Q&A opportunity and especially the forums. I was also able to use all of the material given as references including all the reading and viewing material (articles, video and audio, etc.) even after the course ended. Also the ability to download, and low cost.” (Fall 2009 Student)
Faith in Divine Unity & Trust in Divine Providence
Sh. Yahya Rhodus | 12 downloadable lessons | 3 live sessions
“The recorded lectures were great. The material covered was great. Time during live sessions was used well.” (Fall 2009 Student)
Gardens of the Righteous: the Sunnah of the Sunnah
Sh. Faraz Rabbani | 12 downloadable lessons | 3 live sessions
This course offers a detailed explanation of the first 24 chapters of Imam Nawawi’s Gardens of the Righteous (Riyad al-Salihin). In this well-known classical work, Imam Nawawi gathers key Qur’anic verses and hadiths that define how to approach, adopt, and uphold the Prophetic example in everyday life. The students will learn how to make following the Prophetic sunnah a realistic goal, allowing the Sunnah to manifest in a meaningful, beautiful, and transformative way in their lives.
Course Details Seeking Allah: Imam Muhasibi’s Treatise of the Seekers of Guidance Explained
Imam Afroz Ali | 12 downloable lessons | 3 live sessions
This course will lead students through Imam al-Muhasibi’s (781-857) Treatise for Seekers of Guidance. Using Imam Zaid Shakir’s masterful translation and commentary as a springboard, students will explore the richness of Islamic moral psychology, leading to an in-depth understanding of the foundational principles, attitudes and conduct of the true seeker of knowledge.
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Habib Umar bin Hafiz, may Allah subhana wa ta’ala elevate and protect him, began a weekly class on tazkiya (purification). The class began with the reading of “Red Sulfur and the Greatest Elixir,” (al-Kibrit al-Ahmar wa ‘l-Iksir al-Akbar) by Habib ‘Abdullah bin Abu Bakr al-’Aydarus.
This class will be conducted on a weekly basis, insha Allah, on Sundays at 11 AM – 12 PM Makkah time (GMT+3). To ask questions during or after lessons, please read more at Shaykh Abdul Karim Yahya’s blog - Red Sulfur and the Greatest Elixir
The Zaytuna Distance Learning program is having a Know Your Prophet promotion during this blessed month of Rabiu’ Awwal for Sidi Yahya Rhodus’ course: “The Prophetic Characteristics“.
Description: A four-part study of the inward and outward characteristics of the Prophet Muhammad from his lineage to his names to his physical stature to his noble attributes, taking from the text of the late scholar Shaykh Yusuf al-Nabahani, Wasa’il al-Wusul ila Shama’il al-Rasul (The Means of Arrival to the Characteristics of the Messenger). Studying the characteristics of the Messenger of Allah fills one’s heart with love for him and inspires one to follow his great example.
Promotional cost: $35 for each course (usual cost is $40)
Register for all 4 courses and receive a discount code for Shaykh Hamza Yusuf’s “Real Love” lecture available as a Zayuna Knowledge Resource instant download. After registering for all 4 courses, leave a comment here and we will send you a code. (Tip: IslamCrunch readers can receive a discount code here: LoveCrunch)
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Title: Introduction to Islam Workshop
Description: A free, educational workshop on the Muslim faith. This friendly, informal discussion on the basics of Islam is for seekers and anyone curious about the world’s fastest growing religion. Feel welcome to bring your questions, concerns, and curiosity regarding the faith of Islam. For ages 18 and above.
Date: Saturday, October 17
Time: 12pm – 4pm
Title: Book Of Assistance
Description: Reflections on Imam Al-Haddad’s famous treatise concerning Muslim devotions, prayers and practical ethics. The commentary is geared towards newcomers to Islam, young folks recommitting themselves to the Deen and anyone seeking applicable ways to advance spiritually.
Date: Every Sunday, begins October 4
Time: 8pm (October 4 – 25), 7:30pm (November 1st onwards)
Title: Hanafi Fiqh
Description: Islamic sciences according to the Hanafi school of thought. Topics include purification and prayer.
Date: Every Tuesday, begins October 13
Time: 7pm – 8:30pm
Title: Maliki Fiqh
Description: Introductory Maliki fiqh class based on the Muqaddima Al-Akhdari. The course will cover purification and prayer. There will also be a brief introducation to Islamic spirituality.
Date: Every Sunday, begins October 11
Time: 4pm – 5:30pm
Title: Arabic for Beginners
Description: Learn conversational Arabic using the renowned text: Kitab al-Assasi.
Date: Every Monday and Thursday, begins October 12
Time: 7pm – 8:30pm
Title: Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Description: Classes will provide students with the physical refinement and technical application of techniques that have made Brazilian Jiu Jitsu one of the most effective and fastest growing sports in the world today.
Date: Every Monday 6:30pm – 8pm, Wednesday 6:30pm – 8pm, Sunday 11:30pm - 1pm. October 11 – December 20
Fee: $100 per month, $25 one time registration fee
Zaytuna Knowledge Resources presents the latest and most exciting title to date: Agenda To Change Our Condition – Audio MP3 Download.
The Muslim tradition considers taqwa (conscious awareness of our Lord) the primary reason for our existence and the means by which we are ensured continued succor from our Creator.
This MP3 digital download, totaling more than 11 hours of audio material, elucidates a simple yet effective means to increase our taqwa and transform our inner and outer world through spiritual struggle with the soul. These seven sessions, presented by the American Muslim scholars Zaid Shakir and Hamza Yusuf, represent a unique contribution about the vast spiritual dimension of Islam to western world.
Recorded live at various presentations across the country, these sessions are based on an immensely popular Zaytuna publication of the same title.
Click here to see more details, listen to sample clips and to see the session descriptions.
- Format: High-quality MP3 Audio
- Duration: 7 Sessions (11 hrs.)
- Total File Size: 307 MB
- Av. Indiv. File Size: 40 MB
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