ALI 650: Paradise and Reward in the Quran

A Prophetic Hadith states that a believer is between hope and fear; hope in God’s mercy and compassion and fear/awe of His justice and magnificence. Traditionally, we often focus on the fear of God and His punishment, as opposed to His mercy and reward. Join this course to reflect on various verses of the Quran … Read more

ALI 649: Quranic Arabic Level 6

In this ONLINE course of seven sessions via Zoom, we will InshāAllah go through passages from the Quranic surahs to learn the vocabulary and look at simple rules of Arabic grammar and lessons on verbs from Unit 2 in the main text Qur’anic Language Made Easy. During the class, we will often refer to The … Read more

ALI 648: Qurb of Allah SWT

In this course we will go over a comparison of physical proximity and metaphysical proximity, highlighting some differences between the two. We will also look at our metaphysical proximity towards Allah ‘azza wajall in particular and study the nature of its existence with other relationships in our lives. Instructor: Syed Kamil Kazmi Schedule: Two Wednesdays, … Read more

ALI 647: Quranic Arabic Level 5

In this ONLINE course of seven sessions via Zoom, we will InshāAllah go through passages from the Quranic surahs to learn the vocabulary and look at simple rules of Arabic grammar covered in Lessons 23 to 26 in Unit 1, Quick Revision of Unit 1, and Lessons 1 & 2 from Unit 2 from the … Read more

ALI 646: Man and Ma‘ād.

The course will attempt to explain the relationship between man and the Hereafter, while showing the apparent existence of the realities of the Hereafter in this world. The general content of this course is based on series of lectures delivered by Āyatullāh Mujtaba Tehrani, later published in a 30-volume work. The classes will inshāAllah make … Read more

ALI 645: Essential rules on ‘Umrah Mufridah

In this ONLINE course, we will be covering the essential rules of pilgrimage and etiquette of ziyarat. With travel restrictions being relaxed, many Mu’minin are planning on going for the shorter pilgrimage to Makkah and visiting the Holy Prophet (s) and other Aimmah in Madinah. This interactive 90-minute online course will cover essential rules of … Read more

ALI 638: Quranic Arabic, Level 4

In this ONLINE course of seven sessions via Zoom, we will InshaAllah go through passages from the Quranic surahs to learn the vocabulary and look at  simple rules of Arabic grammar covered in Lessons 18 to 26 in the main text Qur’anic Language Made Easy. During the class, we will often refer to the The Qur’an: With a Phrase-by-Phrase English Translation by … Read more

ALI-637: Building Quranic Cues

Join us in this webinar and learn practical ways to take everyday objects and turn them into cues that connect you to a Quranic verse, using various themes and index of the Quran.   Instructors: Sr. Najma Dhala-Datoo and Sr. Sabira Juma Schedule: Saturday March 5, 2022; 11:00 am – 12:00 pm (Toronto Time)(LA/Vancouver – … Read more

ALI-628: Spiritual Habits to build in children (for women only)

Spiritual habits in children can go a long way in establishing instincts that will turn their hearts towards Allah. In this webinar we will discuss how to be intentional about creating healthy spiritual habits in our children. Instructor: Sr. Sabiha Jaffer Fees: $15 Schedule: Saturday, Feb 19, 11 am – 12.00 noon, Toronto time Recording

ALI-627: Role of the Imams, Part 2 (For women only)

This course will look at the various strategies used by the twelve Imams to guide the Ummah towards Allah through individual and social growth. The course will be based on the series of books ‘The Lives of the Twelve’ by the late historian Shaykh Mahdi Pishavi. This semester will focus on Imam al-Sajjād, Imam al-Bāqir, … Read more