These classes intend to unravel the meanings and relationships to be found within the last portion of the Qur’an. The suras are well known, recited frequently in congregational prayers and traditionally memorised by muslims.
This course will provide an introductory study to the six canonical hadith collections of Islam, known as al-Sahih al-Sittah that were compiled approximately 200 years after the death of the Prophet, Allah bless him and grant him peace, by their respective authors.
In this course we intend to cover Imam al Bayqoni's poem, with the use of the commentary of Shaykh Abdulah Sirāj ud Deen.
This courses presents how the Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, was the most influencing teacher that lived and collates hadith traditions describing 40 methods of instruction employed by him in conveying the divine message. We will study each of the 40 techniques and focus on one or two hadiths in each section and look in detail how meanings can be derived from them based on the text, narrator and context.
Burhan al-Din or Burhan al-Islam al-Zarnuji (d. 602 AH/1223) was a Muslim scholar and the author of celebrated pedagogical work. Shaykh BaBikir will teach Imam Zarnuji's book adab al mutta'alim kayfa yatta'alim.
These lectures by Dr Geoffrey King will give students a fascinating glimpse into the archaeology of the holy cities of Mecca, Medina and Jerusalem, covering aspects such as the materials and techniques used by the Prophet (peace be upon him) to build the first mosque at Medina.
Shaykh BaBikir will discuss selected aphorisms from the Hikam to introduce students to this collection and provide an overview of the works and themes contained therein.
Jami’ al-Tirmidhi is a collection of hadith compiled by Imam Abu Eisa al-Tirmidhi. His collection is unanimously considered to be one of the six famous collections of hadith (al-Kutub al-Sittah), and contains roughly 4400 hadiths (with repetitions) in 46 chapters.