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 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 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 611: God’s Servitude, Man’s True Success, Part 1

Imam al-Sajjād (a) has said: Happy is he whom Allah aids in fulfilling the rights which He has made incumbent upon him. This course will go through the comprehensive narration on rights by the Imam known as Risālat al-Huqūq, using the lengthier version narrated in the fourth century book Tuhafal-‘Uqūl. The first part will focus on servitude through various … 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 … Read more

ALI 609: Intro to Floral Illustration

  Learn how to create an assorted style of florals using multiple techniques plus how to use your designs for accessories and apparel. All levels, beginner friendly. Course outline sent after registration. Instructor: Sr. Sakina Hassanali                Fees: $40.00 Schedule: 4 Tuesdays, Nov 2-23, 8-9.30 pm Venue: AL.I. Center, Unit 210B, 2535 Major Mack Dr, Vaughan, … Read more

ALI 608: Traveling the Spiritual Journey (for women only)

  This course will look at spiritual wayfaring and the different stages of the spiritual journey. We will discuss various verses of Quran and hadith that talk about the steps of this journey. Readings will be extracted from a) Stages of Spiritual Journey by ‘Allāmah Muhammad Husayn Tabātabā’ī. b) Spiritual Journeying in the words of Shia Mystics by Sayyidah Iram-Zahra … Read more

ALI 607: Learning Arabic Through the Quran, Level 1

Quranic Arabic helps Muslims understand the language of the Quran. In this course (offered in three levels over three terms) we will learn simple Quranic vocabulary and grammar. Students will need to put in an average of three hours a week to work on the course. In this semester we will identify nouns and their … Read more

ALI-619: Quran Appreciation, boys ages 13-16 years

Students will learn about the story of Nabi Shu’ayb (a) from Surat al-Hud, verses 84-93. Instructor: Br. Amjad Datoo Schedule: Mondays Sept 20- Nov 29th, 8-9 pm. Fees: $55 Venue: A.L.I. Center, Unit 210B, 2535 Major Mackenzie Dr W, Vaughan Registration:  https://academyofislam.com/registration/