The Life of the Prophet ﷺ
- A Biographical Study
Classes held on EVERY Thursday- 6.30pm*.
Starts Thursday 31st October 2019
By Shaykh Sulayman Van Ael (Ark Institute)
The following series of lectures will look at life and salient features of the Chosen One, the Messenger of God (peace be upon him), a study which will covering a popular Seerah text, Nur al 'Uyun - The Light of Sight by Ibn Sayyid an Nas.
The purpose of these classes are to get to know the Prophet (s) in order for us to increase our love for him. We want to know how he lived his life and who his friends were, what he dressed like, what he liked to eat and drink.
Introduction: The ouward appearance of the Prophet (s)
Lesson 1: Importance of Seerah-study and knowing the Prophet (s)
Lesson 2: A Prophet is born
Lesson 3: The life of a sacred man
Lesson 4: The life of Muhammad (1)
Lesson 5: The life of Muhammad (2)
Lesson 6: The bodyguards and scribes of Muhammad (s)
Lesson 7: A glimpse of the Prophetic letters
Lesson 8: The prophet’s best friends
Lesson 9: The ten who were promised Paradise
Lesson 10: The animals, swords nd clothes of the Prophet (s)
Lesson 11: Prophetic miracles (1)
Lesson 12: Prophetic miracles (2)
Lesson 13: The Prophet about the future (1)
Lesson 14: The Prophet about the future (2)
Lesson 15: The death of a Prophet
Lesson 16: Important prophetic sayings
Classes are intended to be interactive, allowing for questions and encourage active participation.
Brothers & Sisters welcome.
These classes also encourage participation from teenagers and young adults.
The classes will be working through the book, Nur-al-Uyun - The Light of Sight, as such if you wish to be sent a PDF of the translation, please register below to obtain an electronic copy.
About the instructor - Shaykh Sulayman Van Ael
Shaykh Sulayman converted to Islam when he was 18. He then head out for Sudan to memorize the Quran. He studied in Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Emirates, Morocco, Belgium and Holland with more 50 different mashayikh. He was a professor at the Rotterdam University, Erasmus High school and was appointed as the head of Teachers by the Muslim Executive. He has his Bachelor in theology, Master (theory) in mental health, and is a counselor at London school of Economics, Imperial University and SOAS University. He is working on a video-library with more than 100 different topics and he wrote about 400 books which are being translated into English for the moment.
Considered one of most influential Muslims in the world.