Webinars

ALI-613: Managing Blood Sugars for Disease Prevention

South Asian communities are 6x more likely to have type 2 diabetes than the general population. In this webinar you will learn why South Asians are at a high risk for diabetes and how you can delay and prevent type 2 diabetes with lifestyle changes. Instructor: Sr. Anar Allidina        Fees: $15 Schedule: Wednesday Nov 10, from 10.30-11.30 … Read more

ALI-610: Arba‘een Ziyarat

This webinar will discuss the importance of pilgrimage to Najaf, Karbala, Kazimayn and Samarra. The course will focus on Ādāb of Ziyārat. Practical issues such as Salāt in the airplane, performing wudhū made easy, and complete or shortened (qasr) prayers in Iraq will also be covered. Instructor: Sh. Hasanayn Kassamali                      Fees: $15 Schedule: Sunday Sept 19, … Read more

ALI-612: Practical Approach to Spirituality

This course will discuss ways of achieving spirituality in daily life. Instructor: Dr. Mahnaz Heydarpour                     Fees: $25 Schedule: 2 Saturdays, Nov 6-13, 11.00 am-12.00 noon Toronto time Registration link: https://academyofislam.com/registration/  

ALI 635: Learning Arabic Thru the Quran – Level 3

In this ONLINE course of seven sessions via Zoom, we will go through some passages from common surahs to learn the vocabulary and look at  simple rules of Arabic grammar covered in the Text below. Besides using the The Phrase-by-Phrase English Translation of the Quran by Syed Ali Quli Qarai, we will use the text Qur’anic Language Made Easy … Read more

ALI 639: Role of the Imams, Part 3 (Women only)

In this ONLINE course via Zoom, we 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 … Read more

ALI 640: Managing anger and stress in the family (Women only)

In this ONLINE course via Zoom, we will look at the fast-paced world that we live in contributes to stress and low tolerance levels in us.  Anger and stress are a part of life, but we cannot allow them to control us. In this course we will discuss how to recognize our personal triggers for anger and … Read more

ALI-614: Role of the Imams, Part 1 (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 the Imam Ali, Imam … Read more

ALI-575: Understanding Food Labels

Information on food packaging labels can be confusing and sometimes misleading.  Understanding how to read and interpret the information on a food label can help you make healthy food choices for you and your family.  This session will teach you how to pick the best foods in your grocery store (or online order) without falling … Read more