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Aqidah (based on the schools of the Imam al-Ash’ari and Imam al-Maturidi)

  • Tawheed -the oneness of Allah in all its rational and practical aspects
  • Risalah (prophethood) -the Prophets
  • The Angels
  • Revealed books
  • The Day of Judgement, the Afterlife (barzaq, jannah and jahan’nam)
  • The Divine Decree

Practice

  • Fiqh (Jurisprudence) -primarily based on the Madhab of Abu Hanifah
    • Shahadah, Tahara, Salah, Saum, Zakath, Hajj
  • Adaab (etiquette) -respect for elders, avoidance of anger, time management, interaction with society as a whole. Rights of parents, elders, brothers, sisters, friends, etc.
  • Halal (permissible) vs. Haram (prohibited)
  • Sunnah of the Prophet (upon him be peace)
  • Dress -modesty in appearance and action

History & Geography

  • Seerah of the Prophet (upon him be peace)
  • Companions of the Prophet
  • Stories of the Prophets
  • Islamic Calendar & significant dates in the history of Islam
  • Arabia, Mecca, Madinah, Islamic Empire

Quran & Hadith

  • Arabic Alphabet
  • Memorization of surahs from the last Juz of Qu’ran
  • Excerpts ofTafsir
  • Imam Nawawi’s 40 Hadith & excerpts of Riyaad-us-Saleheen
  • Shaykh Hamza Yusuf’s translation of Content of Character

Arabic Language

  • Key vocabulary
  • Access to Arabic classes through SRVIC’s Educational program

Spirituality & Development of Character

  • Akhlaq (character) through Studying the works of luminaries:
    • Ali ibn Abu Talib
    • Imam Sulaymi
    • Imam al-Bukhari
    • Imam Suyuti
    • Imam Tirmidhi
    • Sidi Ahmed Zarruq
    • Imam al-Ghazzali
    • Habib Ahmad Mashur aI-Haddad
    • Shaykh Abdul Qadir Jilani
    • Maulana Jalaluddin Rumi
    • Imam aI-Haddad
    • And many many others