Imam al-Bukhari’s highly acclaimed compilation of Prophetic sayings and statements of the Sahabah and Tab’ieen that comprehensively encompasses the essential aspects of ethical and noble behavior and characteristics that all Muslims must strive to acquire in the wholly complete ‘way of life’ known as Islam. al-Adab al-Mufrad is arguably the most illustrious of books on the subject of Islamic Decorum and contains 1322 narrations that cover all facets of a Muslim’s practical daily life. Themes such as the rights of parents, maintaining kinship, kindness to dogs and other animals, the upbringing of children, and compassion to humankind are just some of the affairs dealt with in this great work.
In a time of egocentrism, hedonism, downright licentiousness and indiscriminate killing how important has it become for us to remind ourselves of the qualities of altruism, discipline, modesty and forbearance, just some of the qualities that Imam al-Bukhari has included in this invaluable work that Cordoba Academy is honoured to bring to students worldwide through our weekly Ijazah program.
What’s in it for me?
By the end of the course, a student will be able to do the following:
Learn the most important and authentic Hadith related to a Muslim’s life.
Learning in great detail the distinct decorum required of all Muslims
Become familiar with the lives of the Sahabah and their contemporaries.
Expand your receptive vocabulary by learning commonly used Arabic words.
This concise classical text authored by the great theologian and philosopher Imam al-Ghazali [RA] offers 24 pieces of valuable counsel to students of the sacred sciences. It touches on all aspects of life, from material wealth and love of the dunya [worldly life] to adab and seeking knowledge. Imam al-Ghazali’s provides us with relevant quotes from the Qur’an and the Sunnah, as well poetry and logical reasoning to support his sincere advice.
What’s in it for me?
By the end of the course, a student will learn:
Internal and external acts of devotion that facilitate success for the traveler, in this life and the next
The importance of proper Aqeedah (Islamic creed) and firm adherence to the Shariah (Islamic Laws)
The foundation of rectification of one's character and the purification of one's soul
The importance of having a spiritual guide and upright companions
How to cleanse our hearts and acquire good character
And much more…
Students must be able to:
dedicate 2 hours per week
use PDF and Word files
attend weekly class
Arabic text with full tashkeel (Arabic Vowels) in PDF & WORD
Complete English translation of Arabic text.
Supplementary materials related to the science
This course will be completed within one term. If you are interested in studying this course and would like to know course dates, please register your interest by filling out the form at admissions or emailing cordobaacademy [at] gmail.com
This is an Ijazah course and students who attend and understand the principles covered in the text will be honored with a written Ijazah. For more detailed information please see FAQs.