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QUL: Quest for Understanding and Living.

Learn to love Islamic knowledge, practice, and faith. Build your and your child’s desire and thirst for Islam through our engaging classes based on compassion, mercy, wisdom, and beneficial knowledge.

Mu’awiyah reported: The Messenger of Allah ﷺ said:

If Allah intends goodness for someone, he gives him an understanding of the religion.

Men’s Courses

For all courses where there is no online payment button, once you complete enrolment online, class payments can be made via direct deposit or cash before Term commences. A welcome pack will be sent to you with details. 
For all courses where there is no online payment button, once you complete enrolment online, class payments can be made via direct deposit or cash before Term commences. A welcome pack will be sent to you with details. 

Taught by Shaykh Ahmed Abdo

Advanced Shariah: Seerah/Shama’il (al-Anwar al-Muhammadiyyah) and Shafi’i Fiqh

 

SUNDAY
Time: 7:00am to 9:00am
Who: Men only 15+ years
Duration: Every Sunday, breaking for Term holidays
When: 11/2/2024 – 10/3/2024
Format: In Person (men only)
Fee: $240
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  • With a focus on empowering Muslims who are keen on advancing their knowledge of the Islamic sciences and appreciate the depth of scholarship in our classical Islamic sciences.
  • In this course we are reading from Anwar al-Muhammadiyyah, a famous Arabic text going through the most significant aspects of the Life of Our Beloved Prophet Muhammad, pbuh. It was summarised by the great scholar, Imam Yusuf al-Nabhani.
  • We also read from Sullam al-Tawfiq by Habib Abdullah bin Hussain bin Tahir: an explanatory text on Aqidah, Fiqh and Purification of the Heart.
  • This course is open to people 16 years or older.

Men and Women’s Courses

The Beginning of Guidance: The Imam and Proof of Islam (Hujjat al-Islam)

Taught by Shaykh Ahmed Abdo. Book by Abu Hamid Al-Ghazali

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Online
Men and Women: 15+ years
Duration: 6 weeks
Format: Recorded online classes available for access at any time
Fee: $50
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Imam Ghazali’s Bidayat al-Hidaya (The Beginning of Guidance) is a highly motivational manual detailing the fundamentals of acquiring guidance through God-consciousness (taqwa). Imam Ghazali argues that just as there is an end to this noble objective there is also a beginning to it, which must be made firm for one to achieve success. He then goes on to expound the fundamentals of this “beginning.” While being concise and to-the-point the manual is laid out in the form of a detailed daily timetable providing the reader strong inspiration and much heart-rending counsel.

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The three sections of this book are on obedience, refraining from disobedience, and the etiquette of companionship with the Creator and with creation. One of Imam Ghazali’s final works, it embodies a lifetime of learning, experience, and spirituality and can be taken as an introduction to his larger works.

Book of Assistance

Taught by Shaykh Ahmed Abdo. Book by Imam Abdullah Ibn Alawi al-Haddad

7:00pm to 8:45pm
1/5/2024 – 19/6/2024 (8 weeks)
Men and Women: 15+ years of age
Duration: 8 weeks
Format: In Person and Online
Fee: $80
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This classic text offers a complete guide to Muslim devotions, prayers and practical ethics. It connects the outward with the inward, carefully guiding us through various pitfalls and mishaps, so that we may be of those who are protected and guided on the straight path.

The Book of Assistance succinctly summarizes the stages of this spiritual journey and its most important milestones, such as certainty in the Afterlife, the stages of spiritual development, and presence of heart in acts of worship. Good character with other people, sincerity, gratitude, and love of God are some of the important topics

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The author, Imam al-Haddad (d. 1720), lived at Tarim in the Hadramaut valley between the Yemen and Oman, and is widely held to have been the “spiritual renewer” of the twelfth Islamic century. Imam Haddad had the unique ability to synthesize the knowledge that had come before him into works easily accessible for Muslims of his time. His legacy provides us with valuable information on how to act with wisdom.

Class-1

Introduction to the book and the Author
On certainty

Class-2

On Intention
On Vigilance

Class-3

On the Inner and the Outer Self
On Regular Devotions

Class-4

On Reciting the Quran
On Acquiring knowledge

Class-5

On Salutations and a Salutary Opinion
On Following the Sunna

Class-6

On Conduct in Mosques
On Prayer om Congregation

Class-7

On enjoying good and Forbidding Evil
On Gratitude

Class-8

On Reliance on God
On Divine love and Contentment

Three Treatises : Mutual Reminding, Good Manners & The Aphorisms

by Imam Abdullah Ibn Alawi al-Haddad

TBA
TBA
Men & Women- 15+ years
Duration: 3 weeks
Format: In Person and Online
Fee: $30
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This volume contains three concise treatises of the venerable Imam al-Haddad. The first treatise, Mutual Reminding, distils the ethic and content of offering good counsel to one another. The chief elements of counsel, says the Imam, are Taqwa, an active fear and consciousness of God, and detachment from the material world. These elements connect with the topic of the second treatise, Good Manners, which discusses the manners recommended of the spiritual wayfarer as he or she takes the path to spiritual felicity. The third treatise, The Aphorisms, is a compilation of Imam al-Haddad s wise insights on a broad range of topics and includes the commentary of Shaykh Muhammad Hayat al-Sindi.

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3 days Intensive

Day 1

Mutual Reminding

Day 2

Good manners

Day 3

The Aphorisms- the wise insights

IhyaUlum al-Din: The Forty Principles of the Religion-The Imam and proof of Islam

by Abu Hamid Al-Ghazali

TBA
TBA
Men & Women- 15+ years
Duration: 12 weeks (covering 12 principles out of the forty)
Format: In Person and Online
Fee: $80
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The Revival of the Religious Sciences (Iḥyāʾʿulūm al-dīn) is widely regarded as the greatest work of Muslim spirituality and is perhaps the most read work in the Muslim world, after the Quran.

The forty principles of religion is a comprehensive distillation of Imam al-Ghazali’s magnum opus, IhyaUlum ad-Din (The Revival of the Religious Sciences), in which he explores the spiritual depth of virtually every aspect of Islam.

This condensed work presents Imam al-Ghazali’s profound insights regarding man’s lifelong struggle to draw closer to Allah in a simple framework, providing the reader with a step-by-step tried and proven method for spiritual development. The result is an essential guide to improving one’s relationship with both the Creator and the creation.

Women’s Courses

Strengthen Your Relationship with Allah

Taught by Ustadha Genan Dadoun

MONDAY
Time: 8:00pm to 9:00pm
Who: Women only 16+ years
Duration: Ongoing
When: Every Monday
Format: Online only
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  • These are weekly online sessions to strengthen our relationship with Allah based on the Islamic spiritual teachings of our sages and scholars of the past. Over the last couple of years we completed the Book of Assistance by Imam Abdullah ibn Alawi al-Haddad, and now cover other spiritual texts.
  • Currently we are covering “Treatise of Mutual Reminders” by Imam al-Haddad
  • Only women are allowed to attend, and no recordings are allowed.
  • This course is open to women 16 years or older.

Deepening Faith: Shariah Course for Women

Taught by Ustadha Genan Dadoun

TUESDAY / SATURDAY
Times: Tuesday 10:00am to 1:00pm

Saturday 9:00am to 12:00pm

Who: Girls and Women only 15+ years
Duration: Year 1: 2024 Calendar Year
Year 2: 2025 Calendar Year
When:

To enrol part-time, you may choose either Tuesday OR Saturday (different subjects will be taught on each day).

  • Part-time Day 1: Tuesday 10am-1pm
  • Part-time Day 2: Saturday 9am-12pm

Part-time Day 1: Tuesday
6/2/2024 to 5/3/2024 10am to 1pm (5 weeks)
12/3/2024 to 2/4/2024 10am to 1pm (4 weeks Ramadan)

Part-time Day 2: Saturday
10/2/2024 – 9/3/2024 9am to 12pm
16/3/2024 – 6/4/2024 (4 weeks Ramadan) 9am to 12pm
To enrol full-time, you will attend BOTH Tuesday and Saturday.

All classes will be offered in person, live online, as well as recorded if you cannot attend the live session.

Format: In Person and Online
Fee:
Part-time (1-Day): $240
Full-time (2-Days): $430
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  • Learn the essentials of Islamic Sciences applicable to your everyday life in this ongoing course on Saturdays
  • During the sessions, you will cover:
YEAR 1, TERM 1 AND 2
DAY SUBJECT TEXT
TUESDAY Quran Recitation

Tafsir of Short Surahs 

(Fatiha, Duha to Nas)

Sunnah Durus al-Sirah 
Fiqh al-Dhakirah al-Musharrafah
SATURDAY Sunnah Nur al-Iman (Hadiths 1-25)
Aqidah Aqidatul Awām
Tazkiyah

Bidayatul Hidayah 

Parts 1 and 2

Format: In Person and Online (via live classes). Recordings will be made available for the duration of the course and one month after the last class.

  • Classes will be conducted in our Revesby, NSW location in South West Sydney

Ramadan Preparation Course

Taught by Ustadha Genan Dadoun

FRIDAY
Times: 9:30am to 1:30pm
Who: Girls and Women only 15+ years
Duration: One-Day Course
When: Friday 1st March 2024
Format: In Person and Online
Fee: $50
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During the sessions, you will cover:

Prepare for Ramadan: essential fiqh and spiritual preparation with Ustadha Genan

Format: In Person and Online (via live classes).

  • Classes will be conducted in our Revesby, NSW location in South West Sydney

Readings from Imam al-Ghazali’s Minhaj al-Abideen

Taught by Ustadha Genan Dadoun

SUNDAY
Times: 7:00am to 8:00am
Who: Girls and Women only 15+ years
Duration: 11/2/2024 – 10/3/2024
When: Every Sunday
Format: Online
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During the sessions, you will cover:

    1. Minhaj al-‘Abideen by Imam Abu Hamid al-Ghazali – a famous text by the great scholar al-Ghazali. This book, The Way of the Worshippers, provides a clear and comprehensive manual for every sincere Muslim who is interested in treading the path of spiritual wayfaring.

Format: Online (via live classes).

  • Classes will be conducted in our Revesby, NSW location in South West Sydney
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