Islam Essentials (Sisters Only)

Essential lessons for every Muslim

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    What's In Store?

    Learning Objectives

    By the end of this course, you will be able to:

    • Differentiate between the 3 categories of Tawheed and know what each category means.
    • Tell the difference between major and minor shirk.
    • Recall the conditions of the Shahadah and understand what each part of the declaration means.
    • Recall the meaning of Surah Fatiha and have a basic understanding of the tafseer as well as know the virtues of this chapter of the Qur'an
    • Understand how the obligatory salah is performed including its timings and virtues. As well as the virtues of the different types of Sunnah prayers.
    • Understand the difference between voluntary and obligatory charity (Zakat) and what the categories of people eligible for Zakat are.
    • Know the difference between a voluntary and obligatory fast. Understand what breaks the fast and how it should be made up.
    • Recall the different types of Hajj and understand the method of Hajj.
    • Recall all the pillars of Iman and know the essential component of each pillar.
    • Perform a janazah prayer and know how a person is prepared for burial.


    Before taking this course, you must:

    • Nothing! There are no pre-requisites for this course.

    Course Starting in

      Start Date: Friday 30th Sep 2022

     Online + Online Classes: Fridays, 5:00pm - 6:30pm.

    Course Instructor 1

    Ustadha Aqeela Naheed 

    Sister Aqeela is the Head of the sisters Tarbiyah Department and has been a volunteer at the masjid for over 16 years.
    She is a part of the Islamwise team and had taught this course as well as others for many years. Dawah is her passion and her aim has always been to make the acquisition of knowledge easy and accessible for all sisters.

    Aqeela Naheed

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    Frequently asked questions

    When and where do the classes take place?

    Classes will take place both onsite, and online via Zoom.

    Are the classes taught in English?

    Yes, all classes are taught in the English language.

    Is there a version of this course for Brothers?

    Unfortunately, this class is currently only available for sisters.