A Year of Knowledge


What every Muslim woman should know about Islam

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Have you ever wanted to learn about Islam in a convenient, comprehensive, and comfortable way so that you can practice your religion in your daily life? Have you wanted to deepen your Islamic knowledge or even prepare yourself to become a teacher or a scholar?

Jannah Institute is happy to present a one-of-a-kind 9-months program for women by women, The Year of Knowledge. This will be our second year of offering this wonderful program. We welcome you to join us.

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First Year Students who join us on this journey will learn about five fundamental disciplines in Islam:

QUR’AN STUDIES 

Students will connect with and dive deeper into the book of Allah ﷻ: how it was revealed, how it is organized, the division of the Qur’an based on the place and time of revelation, the abrogation in the Qur’an, the miracles of the Qur’an, the etiquette of reciting and understanding the Qur’an, and many more topics related to the Sciences of the Qur’an.

Book: "Al-Itqaan fi Ulum Al-Qur'an" by Imam As-Suyuti.

Instructor: Sh. Zaynab Ansari

HADITH STUDIES

Through this course, students will learn more about the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ through understanding the wisdom and guidance from his ﷺ sayings and actions. Furthermore, they will develop a deep connection with the Prophet ﷺ by learning how to implement his recommendations in their everyday life, and get closer to Allah ﷻ by following the Sunnah of His ﷻ most beloved Messenger ﷺ.
 
Book: "The Compendium of Knowledge and Wisdom (Jami'a al-Ulum wa al-Hikam)" by Imam Ibn Rajab al-Hanbali
 
Instructor: Dr. Sh. Haifaa Younis

ISLAMIC LAW (FIQH) 

Students will learn their obligations towards Allah ﷻ by studying rulings related to everyday acts worship of Allah ﷻ. Through this course, students will learn rulings related to purification, the prayers (salah), the fasting (siyam), giving zakah and performing hajj and ‘umrah, from the perspective of four schools of thought (madhhabs) – Hanafi, Maliki, Shafi’i, and Hanbali. Students will also learn how to apply these teachings in their everyday life.
 
Book: "Fiqhu-s-Sunnah" by Imam Sayyid Sabiq
 
Instructor: Dr. Sh. Aysha Wazwaz 

ASMA ALLAH AL-HUSNA (AQEEDA) 

Students will learn more about Allah ﷻ and how to truly believe in Him and see Him as the Lord and Master in their life. One of the best ways to establish and develop this connection to Allah ﷻ is by learning His ﷻ names. Through this course, the students will learn the meanings of the names of Allah ﷻ, and how to see the world around them through the lens of His ﷻ names. They will also learn what each of His ﷻ names mean for us in our everyday life.
 
Book: "The Names and Attributes of Allah" by Shaikh Sulaiman Al-Ashqar
 
Instructor: Dr. Sh. Haifaa Younis

PURIFICATION OF THE HEART (TAZKIYAH)

This course will be a one-of-a-kind trip to self-discovery, and a start of a divine journey towards Allah ﷻ. Students will learn how to see the world through the lens of Allah ﷻ, and what are the different levels of their journey to Allah ﷻ. Through self-reflection, training of their ego (nafs), and learning what brings their hearts closer to Allah ﷻ, they will also learn how to distance themselves from lower vices and bad character which blocks their path to Allah’s ﷻ mercy and forgiveness.
 
Book: "Mukhtasar Minhaaj Al-Qasidin" by Ibn Qudamah Al-Maqdisi
 
Instructor: Dr. Sh. Haifaa Younis

Year 1: Weekly Class Schedule

September 10, 2022 - June 17, 2023

Timing is in the Central Time zone. Compare to your time zone here.


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Second Year Students who join us on this journey will learn about five fundamental disciplines in Islam:

TAFSEER OF THE QUR’AN 

Students will develop a deeper connection with Allah ﷻ by learning the meanings of His ﷻ words. This course is intended for women who want to understand what Allah ﷻ speaks to them about in His Book, and how they can implement what Allah guides them to do in their everyday life. This course will focus on understanding (tafseer) of surahs that talk about women: surah An-Nisa, An-Nur, and Juz 28.

Books: Combination of classical and contemporary tafseer works.

Instructor: Dr. Sh. Haifaa Younis

AL-SHAMA'IL (A Commentary on the Depiction of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ)

Learn about the unique and special character of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ by joining the Shama’il course. In this course, you will be able to connect with the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ by learning about his physical appearance, character, personality, and how he appeared in the eyes of people who spent most of their time with him. This course will help you develop a strong and meaningful connection to the Prophet ﷺ, as it will help you understand why he ﷺ was a mercy to all mankind, the most noble in character, and the most beloved to Allah and His creation.
 
Book: "The Depiction of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ (Al-Shama'il Al-Muhammadiyya)" by Imam Al-Tirmidhi
 
Instructor: Dr. Sh. Haifaa Younis

FIQH OF MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE & USUL AL-FIQH 

This course will consist of two parts: Islamic rulings of marriage and divorce, and Usul Al-Fiqh (the Principles of Islamic Jurisprudence/Rulings). Through this course, the students will be able to learn the rulings related to the marital relationship, their rights and duties, etiquettes, dos and don’ts in the relationships with their spouses. In the Usul Al-Fiqh course, students will learn more about the principles from which each of the Islamic rulings are derived, to help them understand the Islamic rulings in general in a deeper and more profound way.
 
Books: To Be Announced
 
Instructors: Dr. Sh. Haifaa Younis & Dr. Sh. Aysha Wazwaz

ASMA ALLAH AL-HUSNA (AQEEDA) 

Students will learn more about Allah ﷻ and how to truly believe in Him and see Him as the Lord and Master in their life. One of the best ways to establish and develop this connection to Allah ﷻ is by learning His ﷻ names. Through this course, the students will learn the meanings of the names of Allah ﷻ, and how to see the world around them through the lens of His ﷻ names. They will also learn what each of His ﷻ names mean for us in our everyday life.
 
Book: "The Names and Attributes of Allah" by Shaikh Sulaiman Al-Ashqar
 
Instructor: Dr. Sh. Haifaa Younis

PURIFICATION OF THE HEART (TAZKIYAH)

This course will be a one-of-a-kind trip to self-discovery, and a start of a divine journey towards Allah ﷻ. Students will learn how to see the world through the lens of Allah ﷻ, and what are the different levels of their journey to Allah ﷻ. Through self-reflection, training of their ego (nafs), and learning what brings their hearts closer to Allah ﷻ, they will also learn how to distance themselves from lower vices and bad character which blocks their path to Allah’s ﷻ mercy and forgiveness.
 
Book: "Mukhtasar Minhaaj Al-Qasidin" by Ibn Qudamah Al-Maqdisi
 
Instructor: Dr. Sh. Haifaa Younis 

*Pre-requisite: Students must have studied Islamic Studies previously.


Year 2: Weekly Class Schedule

September 10, 2022 - June 17, 2023

Timing is in the Central Time zone. Compare to your time zone here.


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