Thursday, 22 February 2018
Course 1: Knowledge Email


Teacher: Dr. Mohammad Akram Nadwi
Text: How to seek knowledge & understand the value of time
Discipline: Other
Length: 1 Day
Date: Sunday 26th June 2011
Time: 9:30am - 5:00pm
Venue: London, Birkbeck College
Prior registration is required for this course. Students must arrive at 9am on the day of the course.

The course price is only for those who have registered via the website. Those students that just turn up on the day will have to pay £25 per day and £3.50 for course materials.

Fees: £25 per day (includes course materials & refreshment)


Whoever follows a path to seek knowledge, Allah will make easy for him the path to Paradise.

  • Ta'lim al-Muta'allim-Tariq at-Ta'allum (Instruction of the Student: The Method of Learning) by Imam Burhan al-Din al-Zarnuji (d. 602 AH/1223) and
  • Extracts from Ihya Ulum Al-din by Imam Ghazali

This course will highlight the correct manner of seeking knoweldge & the importance of time through examples of great scholars of Islamic History. It is a recommended course for all who wish to know the importance and the ettiqutes of seeking Islamic Knowedge and where to begin.

This will be an exclusive course going through extracts from Ihya Ulum Al-din by Imam Ghazali and Al-Zarnuji's treatise, Ta'lim al-Muta'allim-Tariq at-Ta'-allum, (Instruction of the Student: The Method of Learning) which is a short introduction to the secrets of attaining scared knowledge.This book is acknowledged by many as a book in which even the most advanced and experienced teachers find advice they have yet to apply in their teaching. Imam al-Zarnuji, has attracted the attention of Western men of learning for centuries, as they tried to decipher the secret behind the stunning educational success of Islamic civilisation.

Using the aformentioned text Shaykh Akram with his great experience will discuss the virute of students of knowlege and the scholars of Deen in the sight of Allah. He will remind us the importance of adopting the correct manner while seeking knoweldge, the hardship and sturggle one has to endure in this journey to acheive the lofty status praised by Allah and His Messenger.

You will also receive a signed *Free copy of Madrasah Life by Dr. Mohammad Akram Nadwi. Normal retail price is £6!
* Offer valid for first 50 registrations only.
This course is open to both brothers and sisters. Courses will be delivered at one of the lecture theatres.
Prior registration is required for this course.

The course price is only for those who have registered via the website. Those students that just turn up on the day will have to pay £25 per day and £3.50 for course materials.


Dr. Mohammad Akram Nadwi is an Islamic scholar from the Indian city of Jaunpur and a graduate of the world renowned Nadwatul Ulama (India) where he studied and taught Shariah.

Shaykh Akram is a Muhaddith of the highest calibre who has specialised in Ilm ul Rijal [the study of the narrators of Hadith]. He has Ijaza (licenses) from many of the most renowned scholars of our time including Shaykh Abul Hasan Ali Al-Nadwi, Shaykh Abdul-Fattah Abu Ghuddah and Shaykh Yusuf Al-Qaradawi. Shaykh Akram Nadwi has a doctorate in Arabic Language and has authored and translated over 25 titles on Language, Jurisprudence, Qur'an and Hadith.

In May 2010, he completed a monumental 57-volume work on the lives of female scholars of Hadith in Islamic History. Also now available in English is Madrasah Life (2007) the translation (from Urdu) of his personal memoir of a student’s day at Nadwat al-Ulama.

His al-Fiqh al-Islami vol1 published by Angelwing Media is an original compilation of the fiqh (the codified legal rulings) of Imam Abu Hanifah and his school. For the first time in the English language, the detailed rulings of this school are presented together with the evidence on which they are based; every argument is fully and carefully referenced. Also, the author has taken present day circumstances into consideration, making al-Fiqh al-Islami the first authentic, reliable and relevant account of Hanafi practice in the English language.

Shaykh Akram is the recipient of the Allama Iqbal prize for contribution to Islamic thought. As a leading scholar steeped in traditional Islamic learning and in modern academia, Shaykh Akram is currently a research fellow at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, Oxford.


Birkbeck College, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX


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