Arabic and Fiqh Classes
The mosque provides numerous classes specialising in both secular and Islamic education. Evening and weekend classes are also offered providing students with flexibility and support for subjects such as Tajweed Arabic and Fiqh.
Seeking knowledge is widely encouraged in Islam. The classes at the mosque are available to Muslims wishing to learn from beginners levels to advanced.
Beginners Arabic – Every Saturday 10.45am – 12pm
Hanafi Fiqh – Every Saturday 9.30am -10.30am
A Detailed Study in Hanafi Fiqh covering the book AL-HIDAYAH
Venue : 2nd Floor
Cost : Free
Course instructor Shaykh Suliman Ghani, born into a noble family from S.Africa. He completed his Hifz whilst young, and pursued his Islamic Studies in Pakistan. Having studied there for a period of 3 years, Allah had blessed him to be accepted at Al Azhar university, where he studied for 2 years. In this period, the Shaykh was able to gain many authorisations (Ijazas) in Qur’an, Hadith, Fiqh etc. The Shaykhs hunger for knowledge had not stopped there. Having studied at Al Azhar, he later travelled to the University of Medina where he stayed for an additional 4 years graduating from the faculty of Hadith. After this the Shaykh picked up his MA in Islamic Studies from SOAS, London. Currently Shaykh Suliman Ghani resides in London, where he is a lecturer in Arabic, Islamic studies and is supervisor of Balham Mosque Madrasah. He is also one of the Imams of Tooting Islamic Centre.
Al Hidayah (The Guidance) is an established text that is embedded in various syllabuses worldwide to teach hanafi fiqh. It has recently been translated into English and compliled in a manner that can be used as a teaching manua. Hence, Al Hidayah Fiqh course has been coordinated for keen students who wish to fully recognise the value of this classic legal compendium. The course will concentrate on the following aspects:
• Gaining Knowledge of the fiqh masa`il (rulings) with additional explanation so as to facilitate a enhanced appreciation of the text.
• Aquiring Knowledge of the fique along with it adillah (evidences) from the sources of the Shariah – Qur`an , Sunnah , Ijma` and Qiyas.
• Exposure to Usul al Fiqh (Legal Methodology and reasoning) of the Hanafi School of Jurisprudence.
Click here for Content of the course book (Al- Hidayah)