Description: At Level One, students will learn about Hanafi hadith methodology in considerable detail using selections from I‘lam al-Anam bi Isti‘ab al-Imam Abi Hanifa li Ahadith al-Ahkam. They will complete their first reading of a classical primer in Legal Theory with Mukhtasar al-Manar, a work which will expand upon and add further details to their foundational study. Kifayat al-Mubtadi will be the work which begins the student’s journey in mastering the fiqh of Imam Abu Hanifa. This text focuses on transmitting the madhhab with brevity, allowing the student to focus and grasp all the central masa’il with clarity. Next the students will study the laws of the hajj pilgrimage in detail by reading Rahmatu ‘Llah al-Sindi’s excellent treatise titled, al-Mansak al-Saghir. As a form of review and consolidation, students will read their first work on Ahadith al-Ahkam, specifically according to the Hanafi school, al-Mu‘tasar. Next, students will learn the transmitted beliefs by studying Imam Abu Hanifa’s Wasiyya. Finally, students will study inward fiqh, namely, the proper etiquettes of practising the shari‘a in one’s life from the beautiful work, Shir‘at al-Islam. The course will end with final assessments on each topic. Successful candidates may proceed to the next level. Read the FAQs here.
Authors: Imam Abu Hanifa | Mustafa b. Ahmad al-Asqati | Tahir b. Habib al-Halabi | Rahmatu Llah al-Sindi | Imam Zada | Salah Abu’l Haj | ‘Arif al-Mubarakfuri
Instructor: Tabraze Azam
Time: 10am – 1pm EST | 3pm – 6pm GMT
Starting: 5th February 2022
Length of course: 160 hours / 54 weeks (exc. scheduled breaks)
Payment: If you need financial aid, you may apply here. Please note that there is no guarantee of aid as its availability depends upon various factors.
Level: Beginner / Level One (HLCP)
Topics: Sacred Law (fiqh), Legal Theory (usul), Beliefs (‘aqida), Ethics (ihsan) and Traditions (hadith).
*DUE TO THE POPULARITY OF THE PROGRAM, THERE ARE LIMITED SPACES. REGISTER EARLY!*