“Everyone should become a student of knowledge but not everyone needs to become a scholar.”

– Shaykh Yūsuf b. Ṣādiq –

“Risking harming your muroo’ah, harms your muroo’ah”

– Shaykh Yūsuf b. Ṣādiq –

“When you know nothing, you appreciate anything”

– Shaykh Yūsuf b. Ṣādiq –

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Mukhtasar al-Ifādāt


Number of classes: 62 (1 hour per class)

At the center of this course stand the book Mukhtasar al-Ifadat written by Ibn Balban al-Hanbali. The book is divided in three parts covering fiqh, adab and 'aqidah. It is an excellent book for the beginner/pre-intermediate student to develop a well rounded understanding of these three sciences, and even the one who already studied other books by Ibn Balban will find new perspectives, additions and nuggets of wisdom in this book. With regards to this course the focus lies on the adab section of the book. Various topics related to adab will be covered, such as:

  • The virtuous of knowledge,
  • Enjoining good and forbidding evil,
  • The manners of having pets and how to treat animals
  • Doing dhikr in groups,
  • The rulings of lowering gaze,
  • And many more issues in adab.

This course has ended, completion is through recordings.

All the classes are in English.

Upon completion one is eligible for ijazah.

Category: Adab