ALI-212: Parent-Children Relationships in Sahifa Sajjadiyyah

The Du’as of the Sahifa contain great wisdom and guidance for daily life. Understanding and applying them can result in a transformation of thought and attitude. In this course we will study Imam Sajjad’s Du`as for his parents (No. 24) and his Du`a for his children (No. 25). We will discuss family roles and responsibilities as … Read more

ALI-211: Using Effective Communication with Children

Effective communication skills are one of the most valuable tools a parent can employ in the process of raising healthy children.By making use of effective communication, we can make a profound difference in our relationships with children, strengthen family connections and create loving and respectful daily interactions. In this workshop, we will learn and practice proven … Read more

Reflection No. 55 on Q 13:17 – Truth and Falsehood

He sends down water from the clouds, then valleys flow (with water) according to their measure, and the torrent bears along the swelling foam, and from what they melt in the fire for making ornaments or apparatus arises a similar scum; thus does Allah compare truth and falsehood; then as for the scum, it passes … Read more

ALI-210: Understanding the Divine Message

This course will cover Qur’anic vocabulary, simple rules of Arabic grammar and lessons on understanding the Qur’anic text using Arabic Through the Qur’an by Alan Jones. We also plan to use Qur’anic Language Made Easy by Haifza Iffath Hasan to supplement some of the difficult Arabic grammar concepts. Any one who can read the Holy … Read more

ALI-209: Deriving Lessons from Qur’anic Stories

The course will cover selected passages from the Holy Qur’an that discuss brief historical events which have moral and ethical lessons for believers. Dates: From April 3 to May 8, 2012 Day & time: Tuesday evenings, immediately after maghribayn prayers. (Maghrib time on April 3 is 8:02 pm & on May 8 is 8:45 pm). The course … Read more