Classical Islamic Learning - In Houston
A beginners level course for women covering the Qur’an, Hadith, and Purification of the Heart.
An English-medium Classical Islamic Learning course for women will be held at the Madrasah Islamiah location (6665 Bintliff Dr). The Classical Islamic Learning (CIL) course is designed to introduce women to the classical Islamic knowledge through a modern educational approach. The basic curriculum has its roots in the Dars-e-Nizami, and the CIL course emphasizes an understanding of the Qur’an, Hadith, and classical Islamic texts directly. Moreover, the CIL course highlights the importance of spiritual purification (tazkiya) and inner reform (islah).
The classes are being offered FREE OF COST.
Core Subjects and Texts
Tafseer of Qur'an
Translation and Explanation of the entire 30th Juz of the Holy Qur'an based on classical sources of Hadith and Tafsir.
Pearls of Hadith
Ahadith from the book Zaad al-Talibeen will be presented with explanation. This book has a selection of ahadith from the Sihah Sitta or the "Six Authentic Books of Hadith" Sahih Bukhari, Muslim, Abi Dawud, Tirmidhi, Nisa'i and Ibn Maja. The book contains many prophecies and other accounts and narratives. Each and every hadith is inspirational, implementable, and relevant to our daily lives.
Islamic Jurisprudence (Fiqh)
Weekend workshops will be held from time to time which will cover/covering essential aspects of ibaadaat such as taharat (Purification), salat (prayer), sawm (fasting), and zakat.
Purification of the Heart
Reflections from the Qur'an and Sunnah on purification of the heart and drawing closer to Allah swt.
Alimah Sameera Shah is a student of Shaykh Zulfiqar Ahmed's (db) Khalifah/Representative Shaykh Kamaluddin Ahmed (db) and his wife Alimah Sobia Ahmed. She currently lives in Houston where she teaches Quran, Tafsir, Hadith, Fiqh, and Arabic grammar to university students and young professional women. Sameera also delivers talks on purification of the heart and drawing closer to Allah (swt). Sameera was born and raised in Lahore and received her B.Sc. in Economics with Honors from the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). She began her pursuit of classical Islamic learning at Zaynab Academy studying Quran, Tafsir, Hadith, Fiqh, Usul al-Fiqh, and Arabic under traditional scholars for four years, completing the Dars-e-Nizami curriculm and receiving the Alimiyyah degree.
Schedule and Timings
Women may attend this course in person on Sundays at Madrassah Islamiyyah in Houston (6665 Bintliff Dr.).
Day: Every Sunday
Time: 2:30 to 3:45PM
Registration and Contact Information
Women who wish to enroll in the CIL course can either call or email to register.
CALL: (281) 529 5886