Réflexion Coranique N°210. Āyat 28 :50 – Suivre ses passions

وَمَنْ أَضَلُّ مِمَّنِ اتَّبَعَ هَوَاهُ بِغَيْرِ هُدًى مِنَ اللَّهِ Waman adhallu mimmani-ttaba‘a hawāhu bi-ghayri hudan minallāh Et qui est plus égaré que celui qui suit sa passion sans une guidée d’Allah? (Soūrat al-Qasas n°28, Āyat 50) Dans ce verset, le fait de suivre certains désirs et caprices personnels est présenté comme de l’égarement. En fait, … Read more

Quranic Reflection No. 452. Āyat 25:28 – Choose your friends wisely

يا وَيْلَتى‏ لَيْتَنِي لَمْ أَتَّخِذْ فُلاناً خَلِيلًا Yā waylatā laytanī lam attakhidh fulānan khalīlā Woe to me! I wish I had not taken so and so as a friend! ‏(Sūrat al-Furqan, No.25, Āyat 28) The company we keep says a lot about us. Friends have a tremendous influence over how we behave, think and even … Read more

ALI-532: Nahjul Balagha for Children

This online course will introduce children to the wisdom in Nahjul Balagha. Students will study excerpts from the Khutbas and look at various Ahadith that talk about God-consciousness and good character. The course is for children 9-12 years. Instructor: Sr. Fatima Siddiqa Mohamedali Schedule: Two Saturdays Jan 11 & 18, 2020; 11.00 am – 12 … Read more

ALI-541: Quran Appreciation, boys ages 13-16 years

Instructor: Br. Amin Kermali Schedule: Thursdays Jan 9-Mar 12, 2020; 7.15 -8.15 pm (no class during March break. Timings and dates may be adjusted for Salāt/Islamic occasions) Fees: $60 Registration: https://academyofislam.com/registration

ALI-539: Quran Appreciation, ages 10-12 years

Instructor: Sr. Nasifa Remtulla Schedule: Fridays Jan 10-Mar 13, 2020; 4.15-5.15 pm (no class during March break) Fees: $60 Registration: https://academyofislam.com/registration

ALI-538: Quran Appreciation, ages 7-9 years

Instructor: Sr. Sukaina Jaffer-Fazal Schedule: Fridays Jan 10- Mar 13 2020; 4.15-5.15 pm (no class during March break) Fees: $60 payable on or before the first day of the course. Registration: www.academyofislam.com/registration

ALI-537: Etiquette of Ziyarat

This webinar will discuss the importance and etiquette of pilgrimage to Karbala, Kazimayn, Mashhad, Najaf, Qum & Samarra. The course will focus on connecting spiritually to the Imams who are visited and the main Aadaab of Ziyarat. Practical issues such as Salat in the airplane, performing wudhu made easy, and complete or shortened (qasr) prayers … Read more

ALI-536: Motivating the Self

Webinar for Ladies only. Motivation is the root of human progress or regress in the spiritual journey. We will look at different components of motivation and how a believer energizes internal motivation to move forward. Instructor: Sr. Tahera Kassamali Schedule: ALI 536a: Tuesday March 3, 3.00- 4.00 pm. Toronto time. ALI 536b: Tuesday March 3, … Read more

ALI-535: Islamic Ethical Philosophy (applied to feminism)

This course will explore the importance of ethical philosophy in understanding how we see the world. In an era of post-modernity, navigating modern issues like feminism and women’s rights can become confusing. The key question that will be addressed over two weeks is: What is the Islamic philosophy of ethics and how does that help … Read more