Rihla 2015

  • Family Law - Imam Afroz Ali

    1 season

    Knowing the rulings of sacred law for any act is a prerequisite to engaging in that act. As such, for any Muslim either seeking or already married, learning the sacred laws pertaining to marriage is a must. This multi-faceted course will provide students with a grounding in the legal dimensions p...

  • Stories to Awaken You! - Ustadh Feraidoon Mojadedi

    1 season

    One of the most fascinating aspects of the Masnavi is the use of symbolism. Mawlana Jalaluddin Rumi had a genius for selecting the perfect object to symbolize a metaphysical reality. For example, he uses more than thirteen diferent animals to symbolize the nafs (lower self or ego) in order for us...

  • Spiritual Refinement - Ustadh Faraz Khan

    1 season

    Based on the last section of “The Helping Guide” of Imam Abdal-Wahid ibn ‘Ashir, this course will provide students with an introduction to the discipline of ihsan, the third dimension of the religion in the well-known hadith of Jibril, upon him peace. Students will learn fundamental concepts of s...

  • The Secrets of Silence and Speech - Dr. Umar Faruq Abd-Allah

    1 season

    In a hadith included in Imam al-Nawawi’s famous compilation, the Prophet Muhammad s told us that the foundation of the religion, prayer, and virtuous acts was in restraining the tongue, saying, “Is there anything that throws people into the Hellfire upon their faces — or on their noses — except t...

  • Selections from the Masnavi and the Contentions - Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad

    1 season

    A series of lectures on both the Masnavi of Mevlana Rumi and a selection of the Contentions of Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad.

  • The Premises of Imam al-Sanusi - Ustadh Omar Qureshi

    1 season

    How do we know things? What is knowledge? How is knowledge acquired? This course will lay out the epistemological foundations of our tradition that answer these questions and more. Based on the foundational text of Imam Muhammad ibn Yusuf al-Sanusi, these sessions will provide students with an un...

  • Fiqh of Prayer and Fasting (Hanafi) - Imam Afroz Ali

    4 seasons

    Begins with a clear explanation on why we should follow a particular madhab, legal definitions and the subject of water, purification and prayer.

  • The Spiritual Ascension of Man - Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

    1 season

    Shaykh Hamza describes the path to knowledge, through The Spiritual Ascension of Man (Sanan al-Muhtadin) by Sidi Muwaq al-'Abdari with tafsir of Suratal Fatir and the 9 maqams (stations) of spiritual states.

  • Islamic Theology - Ustadh Faraz Khan

    2 seasons

    Islamic Theology ('Aqīdah)

    i Introduction and Epistemology
    ii Faith and the New Atheism
    iii The Divine Attributes, Implications, and Associations
    iv The Divine Attributes, Implications, and Associations
    v The Divine Attributes, Implications, and Associations
    vi Proofs
    vii The Prophetic A...