Learn about the main origins of Islam in the Nahjul Balagha course.

Nahjul Balagha Course: Understand the primary sources of Islam

The Quran, the holy book of Islam and consider by Muslims to be the literal word of God as dictate to the Prophet Muhammad, is held in reverence as the final revelation from God. While every Muslim can recite certain portions of the Quran from memory, they are encourage to familiarize themselves with its meaning and message by reading it daily and reflecting on its teachings. This Nahjul Balagha Course will help you better understand the Quran and its impact on Islam through an immersive study of what is often. Refer to as the second most important book in Islam after the Quran itself.

Teachings from the Quran

The Quran is the Word of Allah and it offers great wisdom and teachings. Humanity, Imamat Etc., Prophet Hood, The Day Of Judgment, The Fundamental Beliefs Like Monotheism

Teachings from Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him)

Just, for this is closest to righteousness. For this guards against all evils. In order to escape the punishment of Allah. Be humble so that you may not be brought low. (Hadith 13)

Lessons on morality and rectitude

Among the various lessons one can learn from this course, you might be able to learn about topics such as the Day of Judgment and what is required for somone to be accountable. The Nahjul Balagha includes letters sent by Imam Ali ibn Abu Talib (The Fourth Holy Imam) to the Islamic nation that convey deep knowledge and moral teachings in addition to narrations on days of remembrance and how righteousness can lead humanity away from its animalistic nature.

Important lessons from history

The leadership role of Imamat and Prophet Hood in the Islamic culture is exemplary. The continuous, selfless succession from Adam to Muhammad establish the culture for an age that is perpetually progressing towards enlightenment. Through this enlightenment people will be guided on their journey back to God as they are aware of the fundamental beliefs like monotheism, Imamat and Prophet hood, ikhlas (purity) etc. As humanity expands more universally there will be a broader awareness of Islam’s vision for our future.

Lessons on faith, belief and knowledge

Every religion needs to be taught by qualified teachers. Here we have religious scholars to deliver lectures online through Skype classes. The classes are design on the basis of different topics like wisdom contain in Quran, monotheism, morality, the hereafter etc. There are 8 sessions that consist of live lecture, offline reading and understanding how each religious perspective impacts different parts of our life from individual to community, family and social order. This course will help you in better understanding Nahjul Balagha (the best speeches) – a collection that includes all sermons, letters and speeches compile by Imam Ali bin Abi Taleb (‘a).

Other lessons derived from Nahjul Balagha

Many people are not acquaint with this book and they need to be aware of its implications. There are many lessons derive from Nahjul Balagha, some include Imamat Etc. Many scholars suggest that people go through this course because it will enable them to have a broader perspective on life. The lectures in these classes are interactive which enables students to learn and talk about their thoughts. Topics like wisdom contain in Quran, Monotheism, Morality, The Hereafter Etc. are also cover in these lectures.

How can I memorize Quran quickly?

Memorizing Quran is not an easy task, but the benefits are worth it. The Quran contains many teachings and blessings that you can only get through reading and understanding it. Memorizing Quran is not just beneficial for our culture and heritage, but also for a Muslim’s spiritual health.

Once you have memorize a passage of the Quran, make sure to recite and practice it until you have perfect it. This way, your knowledge of Arabic will improve exponentially.

Where should I stop while reading Quran?

According to Muslim theologians, one should read up to Chapter 20. Allah has not command anything after that, but said that he will fill our hearts with wisdom. The Wisdom Verse may be seen as an implicit command and is view by Muslims as an end in itself, without a literal destination in verses following it. It also tells Muslims not to waste their lives if they want to earn eternal happiness with Allah.

How should a beginner start the Quran?

The Quran is compose of 114 chapters call surahs. Muslims believe that all the verses reveal to Muhammad were verbal and inimitable. They are also believe to be arrange according to a rough topical order. For example, ‘Narration and other signs come between 23-24’ or ‘Incantations and charms near 78’.

 A non-Muslim reader may not understand every verse of Quranic text at first, but this can be remedied by reading different tafsirs, or explanations of verses written by Muslims over centuries in response to various events. Non-Muslims may find these texts more comprehensible than explanatory translations or commentaries on surahs written by Western academics.