Introduction to Logic – 9 Lectures

This series is delivered at the Hawzah Ilmiyyah of England and is based on the book: Introduction to Logic by Aytatollah Mutahhari.

During the four-year curriculum program, six units on mantiq are studied in two levels. This is the first course at the introductory level and its purpose is to gain an understanding of the main framework and concepts of mantiq (logic).

Topics:

  • Lesson One: What Is Logic?
  • Definition of Logic
  • Applications of Logic
  • Subject Matter of Logic
  • Lesson Two: Knowledge and Perception
  • What is knowledge?
  • Lesson Three: Conception and Judgment
  • Self-Evident and Speculative
  • Lesson Four: Universal and Particular
  • Lesson Five: The Four Relations
  • Lesson Six: The Five Universals
Introduction to Kalam – 10 Lectures

Introduction to Kalam, based on a respected and well-known book, “Understanding Islamic Sciences”, by Ayotallah Mutahari. The book is originally in Farsi.

Topics:

  • The science of kalam
  • Three major branches of Islamic teachings
  • The science of kalam for aqaid
  • Two major branches of kalam
  • Mu’tazelites Theology, Physics, Anthropology and Sociopolitical Issues
  • Contemporary issues in kalam
Introduction to Fiqh – 10 Lectures

This course is based on the book: Understanding Islamic Sciences by Ayatollah Mutahhari and is offered in the 7th term of Hujjat Academy in Stanmore, UK.

Part of the book is on fiqh and there is also a part on usool al fiqh. For this course, the collection on fiqh is studied and it begins with first defining fiqh.

The reason for choosing this topic is to understand the development of the science of fiqh and how, over centuries, without any interval, our scholars worked in this field and developed it, and alhamdulillah now we have very advanced fiqh. It would not be an exaggeration to say that the Shia have the most sophisticated fiqh among the schools in Islam or even outside Islam. If you go outside Islam, it’s even more clearer that they don’t have this much attention to fiqh.

Introduction to Usul al-Fiqh – 18 Lectures

Introduction to Usul al-Fiqh, based on a respected and well-known book, “Understanding Islamic Sciences”, by Ayotallah Mutahari.

The subject under consideration here is the ‘ilm, or knowledge of the principles of jurisprudence, usul ul fiqh. The two studies of jurisprudence and its principles are interconnected. They are interconnected in the same way, as will become clear, as the two studies of logic and philosophy are interconnected. The study of the principles is tantamount to a preparation to the study of jurisprudence, and it is for this reason that it has been named the principles of jurisprudence, for the word usul means roots or principles.

Introduction to Irfan – 14 Lectures

This series is based on the Introduction to ‘Irfan by Ayatollah Mutahhari. It was conducted in the UK in 2020 and it spans 15 lectures.

Islamic mysticism, in both its theoretical and practical dimensions, is presented through this series of lectures. Spirituality is the core of every rite and practice in Islam; Muslims are called to be constantly mindful of God. There have been many men and women throughout Islamic history who dedicated their lives to God in various ways and forms, and one important source of that is found in the mystical teachings and practices of great spiritual and mystical personalities. Bearing in mind that, like any other field of study or practice, there have been varying degrees of success and authenticity. Through this series, Sheikh Shomali will try to familiarize with Islamic mysticism in an organised and scholarly way, based on some of the most well-known and respected works. The aim is to enable ourselves to taste the sweetness of journeying with both heart and mind towards a deep, clear, intimate, and uninterrupted experience and condition of connection with God and nearness to Him.

Introduction to Philosophy, Ongoing

This series is an introduction to Philosophy, started in 2021.

Lessons on Islamic Morals - 23 Lectures

This book is based on a series of 30 lectures delivered by Dr. Mohammad Ali Shomali on Islamic Ethics in Qum 2012. The contents of the book are divided into five major sections with the following titles:

  • Morality in Islam
  • Relationship with God
  • Relationship with Ourselves
  • Relationship with Other People
  • Relationship with non-Humans

The Islamic science of akhlaq (‘Ilm al-Akhlaq al-Islami) is concerned with the study of moral virtues and vices – acquiring moral virtues, protecting against moral vices, or removing moral vices if already present – as well as good and bad actions. Thus, in the Islamic science of morality, we deal with both qualities of the soul and voluntary actions.

Akhlaq, Hawzah weekly lectures - 110 Lectures

Since the beginning of the Hawza Ilmiyya of England in September 2014, a weekly class on Akhlaq (Islamic Ethics) has been conducted by Sheikh Dr Mohammad Ali Shomali. Every Monday during the academic sessions, Hawza students from different years and levels attended these lectures. These lectures have been designed to address some of the major issues in the field, ranging from Islamic theory of ethics to detailed discussions on some major moral virtues as developed by Muslim ethicists and moral philosophers.

Moral Philosophy in Islam - 14 Lectures

This series is composed of 14 lectures delivered by Dr. Mohammad Ali Shomali in London 2018.

Moral Philosophy in Islam is a discussion that seeks to give answers to core questions in contemporary Moral Philosophy. To define it more clearly, this would be an introduction to Islamic Moral Philosophy.

Dr. Shomali starts off with introducing the subject of Akhlaq, and how the science of Akhlaq was developed, and then in this process, little by little some deeper and more underlying questions about Akhlaq were raised till it led to the formation of a new discipline which is Moral Philosophy.

Topics:

  • Moral concepts, predicates vs subject
  • Moral use and their use outside morality
  • Where do moral rulings and instructions originate from?
  • What is meant by Moral Philosophy in contrast to Science of Akhlaq?
  • Religion and Akhlaq have a very delicate relationship
Islamic Life Style, Mafatih al-Hayat, 96 Lectures

This series of lectures given in 2019 and 2020 is based on the book: Mafatih al-Hayat (Keys of Life) by Ayatollah Javadi Amuli.

Ayatullah Javadi Amuli, one of our great contemporary scholars, has supervised the writing of an important work: Mafatih al-Hayat, Keys of Life. This book is about the Islamic lifestyle, how we should live our life.

It is divided into five sections:

  1. Man’s relationship with himself, like contemplation, working, health and cleanliness
  2. Our relation with fellow human beings
  3. Our relation with the Islamic government system
  4. Our relation with animals
  5. Our relation with the environment
Islamic Plan for Life - Ongoing

“Islamic Plan For Life is the most recent publication by Sheikh Dr. Mohammad Ali Shomali and his team. This is book 2 of a 5 book series to help Muslims and non-Muslims design a spiritual and physical plan for life. This is a must read for any family looking to understand how to engage in a purposeful manner and how to achieve happiness

The book is divided into 7 sections:

  • Individual ethics
  • Social ethics
  • Individual manners
  • Social manners
  • Family in Islam
  • Society
  • Islamic culture and civilization
Topical Islamic Plan for Life - Ongoing

“Islamic Plan For Life is the most recent publication by Sheikh Dr. Mohammad Ali Shomali and his team. This is book 2 of a 5 book series to help Muslims and non-Muslims design a spiritual and physical plan for life. This is a must read for any family looking to understand how to engage in a purposeful manner and how to achieve happiness

The book is divided into 7 sections:

  • Individual ethics
  • Social ethics
  • Individual manners
  • Social manners
  • Family in Islam
  • Society
  • Islamic culture and civilization
Spiritual Manners and Secrets of Prayer - 20 Lectures

This series of lectures started in November 2020 is based on Jami’ al-Sa’adaat by late Mulla Mahdi Naraqi (d. 1209 A.H.) and Mi’raj al-Sa’aadah by late Mulla Ahmad Naraqi (d. 1244 A.H).

These two books are considered as some of the best books on Islamic science of ethics or akhlaq by two great scholars.

Forty Hadiths - 127 Lectures

This series has ongoing lectures delivered by Dr. Mohammad Ali Shomali from 2018.

Dr. Shomali provides a commentary of Imam Khomeini’s “Forty Hadith, An Exposition” text, which counts a detailed commentary on 40 selected traditions narrated through the Prophet (S) and his Ahl al-Bayt (a) on topics of ethics and spirituality.Thirty-three of the hadiths Imam Khomeini selected pertain to Islamic ethics, including acts which bring reward or punishment. The other seven focus on beliefs and concepts related to the Theology of Twelvers. The very first hadith is on Jihad of the self that aims at self-improvement, elevating oneself through self-control and self-discipline, and shun pride (kibr), ostentation/show-off (riya), self-conceit (ujb), envy (hasad), love of the world, anger (ghadhab), prejudice (asabiyyah) and hypocrisy (nifaq). In his collection, Imam Khomeini has included the ahadith that help us elevate our status through intellect (tafakkur), trust in God (tawakkul), man’s natural instincts to seek out God, meeting with God and to fear (khawf) Him.

Islamic Theory of Education - 12 Lectures

This series looks into the significance of knowledge, teaching and learning, with emphasis on the meaning of true knowledge and the aims of Islamic education. Discussions include explanations on manners and qualities to observe while teaching and learning.

Munyat al-Murid – Incomplete, 40 Lectures

Sheikh Shomali discusses the foreword of the book “Munyat al-Murid” by Al-Shaheed al-Thani. He underlines the greatness of knowledge and some benefits of acquiring it and notes that not all types of knowledge will bear the fruits of Allah’s pleasure. One must be aware that there are certain conditions for acquiring knowledge and a specific etiquette that needs to be followed. Many seekers of this noble knowledge do not achieve anything while others do achieve something but it takes them a long time to get there. For some, their knowledge even takes them further away from Allah and darkens their hearts. Thus, this book will provide a summary of the conditions, etiquette, and duties for those who seek knowledge.

Followership - 7 Lectures

This series is composed of 7 lectures delivered by Dr. Mohammad Ali Shomali on Followership in Stanmore 2019.

True followership is one of the most needed topics. It is actually the core of being a Shi’ah because Shi’ah means follower. They are not Shi’ah just because they have certain doctrines or certain practices; they are Shi’ah because they are determined to follow Prophet Muhammad (SA) in everything that he taught the Muslim ummah, and in particular in what he defined as the path after himself. Therefore, they follow him in everything, and they especially follow him in following Amirul Mu’minin (AS) because the Prophet (SA) instructed that we should refer to him.

Topics:

  • True Followership
  • Qualities of a Shi’ah
  • Khulus (Sincerity)
  • Yaqin vs. Exclusiveness
  • Pure Intentions
  • Strength and Gentleness
  • Sincerity
  • Loyalty
  • Obedience
  • Truthfulness
  • Intellect or Rationality
  • Farsightedness or Prudence
Practical Wisdom - 14 Lectures

This series, “Practical Wisdom in the Qur’an” was first released in Febuary 2019 covering 14 lectures. It aims to discuss what a Muslim should do on the individual and community level, based on wisdom from the Quran. It expands on core principals and concepts for the development of practical wisdom based on the Quran and the tradition of the Ahlul-Bayt (AS).

Islamic Theory of Management - 8 Lectures

This series was first released in Febuary 2020 covering 8 lectures during the 8th term of Hujjat Academy in Stanmore, London.

Islamic Theory of Management is a very important topic. This is one of the areas that individuals need to work heavily on. The minimum is to work a lot to bring Islam into the management of businesses, corporations, organizations, mosques, cities and countries. It is not something easy. As a person to practice Islam poses challenges. But it is manageable and there are many people who practice. But, when it comes to practicing Islam in a social corporation, it is not easy.

Introduction to Islamic Mysticism - 14 Lectures

This series is based on the Introduction to ‘Irfan by Ayatollah Mutahhari. It was conducted in the UK in 2020 and it spans 14 lectures.

Islamic mysticism, in both its theoretical and practical dimensions, is presented through this series of lectures. Spirituality is the core of every rite and practice in Islam; Muslims are called to be constantly mindful of God. There have been many men and women throughout Islamic history who dedicated their lives to God in various ways and forms, and one important source of that is found in the mystical teachings and practices of great spiritual and mystical personalities. Bearing in mind that, like any other field of study or practice, there have been varying degrees of success and authenticity. Through this series, Sheikh Shomali will try to familiarize with Islamic mysticism in an organised and scholarly way, based on some of the most well-known and respected works. The aim is to enable ourselves to taste the sweetness of journeying with both heart and mind towards a deep, clear, intimate, and uninterrupted experience and condition of connection with God and nearness to Him.

Al-Isharat wa al-Tanbihaat, Ninth Section – 27 Lectures

This section of the book: al-Isharat wa al-Tanbihat is on the Stations of Mystics (Maqamat al-‘Arifin) and is considered to be one of the best works on practical mysticism.

In this series of lectures, Sheikh Shomali teaches this book along with its best and well-known commentary by Khwajah Nasir al-Din Tusi, based on the original texts in Arabic.

The full series can be found below: https://www.patreon.com/mysticism

Lubb al-Lubab - 25 Lectures

This series is the third series on Islamic Mysticism. It is based on Lubb al-Lubab which was compiled by Ayatollah Husayni Tehrani based on the first series of ethical and mystical lectures of Allamah Tabataba’i in the Hawzah Ilmiyyah of Qum in the years 1949-1950.

As they become available, the lectures will be placed here insha’Allah: https://www.patreon.com/mysticism

Risalat al-Wilayah, Ongoing

Understanding the Quran - 14 Lectures

This series of lectures on the Quran was delivered in the ICEL, London, in Month of Ramdan 2011 and contain 14 lectures. It aims to shed light on the reality of the Quran, its revelation, its compilation, its seasons and more. Further, it applies a practical approach to connecting to the Quran and its ethereal reality that makes it something accessible for all.

Quranic Science - 13 Lectures

This series takes a deeper look at understanding the Holy Quran with great emphasis on the means of building a spiritual bond with the Holy Book. This lecture series was given to the seminary students at the Hawza Illmiyyah of England in the beginning of the fall semester of 2015.

Introduction to Nahj al-Balaghah - Ongoing

This series is based on Ayatollah Mutahhari’s Seyri dar Nahj al-Balaghah (Glimpses of Nahj al-Balaghah) and given in the 11th term of Hujjat Academy.

The English translation is available at: https://www.al-islam.org/glimpses-nahjul-balagha-murtadha-mutahhari

Introduction to al-Sahfiah al-Sajjadiyyah - 5 Lectures

This series is an opportunity to learn more about Imam Sajjad’s (as) Sahifah. The Imam (as) has so eloquently, comprehensively and authentically spoken to Allah about different aspects of life. It is very important to introduce ourselves to Sahifah; if we can do our part, more people in the world can benefit from Sahifah. This series was conducted in Manchester over the course of 2 months.

Sahfiah Sajjadiyyah - 8 Lectures

In this series, Sh. Dr. M. A. Shomali discusses Shahifah Sajjadiyyah. These talks were given in the first session of the 8th term of Hujjat Academy in Stanmore, London.

Topics:

  • The legacy of Imam al-Sajjad (as)
  • The history of Sahifah and its authenticity and position among scholars
  • Translations, indexes, commentaries, and thematic organization of Sahifah
  • A study of different duas in Sahifah
Lessons on Islamic Beliefs - 6 Lectures

This series is an introduction to the Islamic belief system.

It is based on the book “Lessons on Islamic Beliefs” by Sh. Dr. M. A. Shomali. This book is based on a series of lectures on Aqaid delivered by Dr Sheikh Mohammad Ali Shomali during 2006-2008. This is a useful book for Muslims and non-Muslims who want to familiarise themselves with Islam.

Topics:

  • Unity of God
  • Divine Justice
  • Prophethood
  • Imamate
  • Resurrection
Islamic Belief System – Hawza Series - 40 Lectures

This series of lectures is based on the book “Islamic Belief System” which was delivered in the Hawza Illmiyyah of England in 2015-2016-2017 and contains 40 lectures. This book is designed in a way that it covers the main subjects of Islamic theology and some contemporary issues.

Topics:

  • God and Divine Attributes
  • Prophethood & Revelation
  • Human Anthropology
  • The Last Messenger
  • The Reality of Resurrection
  • The Understanding of Felicity in Islam
Islamic Belief System – Hujjat Academy Series - 32 Lectures

This series of lectures is based on the book “Islamic Belief System” which was delivered in Stanmore, London in 2017-2018 and contain 32 lectures. This book is designed in a way that it covers the main subjects of Islamic theology and some contemporary issues.

Topics:

  • God and Divine Attributes
  • Prophethood & Revelation
  • Human Anthropology
  • The Last Messenger
  • The Reality of Resurrection
  • The Understanding of Felicity in Islam
Imamah – Hujjat Academy Series – 7 Lectures

This series is based on the third book in a series of five books on Aqai’d. It it based on the book “Lessons on Imamah and Wilayah”. It spans 7 lectures and was delivered in the 5th term of Hujjat Academy in Stanmore.

Topics:

  • The significance of Imamah
  • The meaning of “Ahl al-Bayt”
  • The authority of Ahl al-Bayt
  • The roles of an Imam
  • The requirement of a divinely appointed guide
  • Qualifications for Imamate
  • The Imamate of Imam Ali (as) in Quran and hadith
Lessons on Imamah and Wilayah – KLC Series - 23 Lectures

This series is based on the book “Lessons on Imamah and Wilayah” which covers some of the major aspects of the subject of Imamah.

Topics:

  • The significance of Imamah
  • The meaning of “Ahl al-Bayt”
  • The authority of Ahl al-Bayt
  • The roles of an Imam
  • The requirement of a divinely appointed guide
  • Qualifications for Imamate
  • The Imamate of Imam Ali (as) in Quran and hadith
Theological Instructions - 35 Lectures

The second important module in the study of the Islamic belief system is based on the book, Theological Instructions by Ayatollah Mohammad Taqi Misbah Yazdi. The book is an introduction to contemporary Islamic theology.

Some topics that are covered:

  • Divine Unity
  • Prophethood
  • Imamate
  • Resurrection
  • Divine Decree and Destiny
  • Free Will
Kalam, al-Bab al-Hadi Ashar – 29 Lectures

Al-Bāb al-Hādī ʿAshar (Arabic: الباب الحادي عشر), literally meaning, “The Eleventh Chapter”, is in fact the eleventh chapter of Minhaj al-salih fi mukhtasar al-misbah. It is one of the most famous classic texts on Kalām or Islamic Theology, and was written by al-‘Allama al-Hilli (d. 726/1325). Minhaj al-salih fi mukhtasar al-misbah (The Path of the Righteous on Summarizing al-Misbah) is a summary of al-Shaykh al-Tusi’s Misbah al-mutahajjid, a book of supplications and rituals. Allamah al-Hilli completed his summary in ten chapters, but added an eleventh chapter to discuss the doctrinal beliefs of Islam. He felt he should add this chapter since the validity of acts of worship is dependent on the correctness of one’s belief, and the pleasure of worship comes only after knowing God.

There are tens of commentaries and translations of this book. Among these commentaries, that of al-Fadil al-Miqdad (d. 826/1425), al-Nafi’ yawm al-Hashr fi sharh bab al-hadi ‘ashar, has attained distinction among scholars and Islamic seminaries.

An English translation was published in London in 1928.

Advanced Kalam, Kashf al-Murad - Ongoing

Kashf al-Murad is considered to be the first commentary on Tajrid al-I’tiqad by khwajah Nasir al-Din al-Tusi. This commentary is by the most famous student of Nasir al-Din al-Tusi, al-‘Allama al-Hilli. Some believe that if this commentary had not been written, maybe his exact purpose in this book would have never become known. Both the text and commentary are considered as the most important and influential texts in the field of Kalam. In the Hawza Ilmiyyah educational system, this book is normally studied after Allamah Hillis’ commentary on al-Bab al’ Hadi ‘Ashar.

Beliefs of Shia Islam - 32 Lectures

Beliefs of Shia Islam is based on ‘Aqaid al-Imamiyyah’ by late Sheikh Muhammad Rida al-Muzaffar. ‘Aqaid al-Imamiyyah’ is one of the three books of Sheikh al-Muzaffar taught in Hawza. It first consisted of brief handouts given to his students and was later compiled into a book.

  1. Our belief about insuring and knowledge
  2. Our belief about following the jurist (taqlid) in the practical rulings
  3. Our belief about ijtihaad
  4. Our belief about the jurist (mujtahid)
  5. Our belief about God the Almighty
  6. Our belief in unity of God (tawhid)
  7. Our belief about attributes of God
  8. Our belief about [divine] justice
  9. Our belief about obligation (taklif)
  10. Our belief about divine decree and measure (qada & qadar)
  11. Badaa’ (البداء)
  12. Rulings of Religion
  13. Our belief about Prophethood
  14. Prophethood is a divine favour and grace (luff)
  15. Our belief about the miracles of the Prophets
  16. Our belief about the infallibility of the Prophets
  17. Our belief about the qualities of the Prophets
  18. Our belief about the Prophets and their books
  19. Our belief about Islam
  20. Our belief about the Prophet of Islam
  21. Our belief about the Glorious Qur’an
  22. How to prove Islam and previous shari’ahs
  23. Our belief about the Imamah
  24. Our belief about the infallibility of the Imams
  25. Our belief about attributes of the Imams and their knowledge
  26. Our belief about obedience to the Imams
  27. Our belief about love for the Ahlul Bayt (a)
  28. Our belief about the Imams (a)
  29. Our belief that Imamah is by designation
  30. Our belief about the number of Imams (a)
  31. Our belief about Imam Mahdi (a)
  32. Our belief about the return (raj’ah)
  33. Our belief about taqiyyah
  34. Our belief about prayer (du’a)
  35. Supplications of Sahifah Sajjadiyyah
  36. Our belief about visiting the graves
  37. Meaning of the Shi’a according to the Ahlul Bayt (a)
  38. Our belief about injustice (zulm)
  39. Our belief about cooperations with oppressors
  40. Our belief about holding offices in unjust governments
  41. Our belief about calling towards Islamic unity
  42. Our belief about rights of Muslims over each other
  43. Our belief about resurrection
  44. Our belief about corporeal resurrection
Divine Justice - 22 Lectures

This series is composed of 22 lectures and covers divine justice and wisdom, the problem of evil, the salvation of non-Muslims and other related topics.

Divine Justice is the special prerogative of theology, but Martyr Murtada Mutahhari is exceptional in that in this book, he chooses to approach the subject from an altogether different perspective. He uses philosophical methods to solve the problems and questions that surround the issue of Divine Justice. It can be seen that in some ways he has succeeded from the fact that his book has become a classic of contemporary Islamic literature.

Introduction to Logic – 9 Lectures

This series is an introduction to the science of Logic based on the Logic chapter from Shahid Mutahhari’s work “Understanding Islamic Sciences”. It was delivered at the Hawzah Ilmiyyah of England.

Introduction to Philosophy, Ongoing

This series is an introduction to Philosophy, started in 2021.

Islamic Philosophy, Elementary - 33 Lectures

This series is based on the book “An introduction to Islamic Philosophy” based on the Works of Murtada Mutahhari by Abd al-Rassul Obudiyyat. It was delivered for the third year students of the Hawza Ilmiyyah of England in the academic year 2016-2017.

Islamic Philosophy, Bidayat al-Hikmah - 83 Lectures

This series is based on the book Bidayat al-Hikmah by Allamah Mohammad Hussain Tabatabai that was taught at the Hawzah Ilmiyyah of England.

Philosophical Instructions – Incomplete

Philosophical Instruction is the English translation of the works of Ayatollah Mohammad Taqi Misbah Yazdi. He wrote two books on philosophy, one as an introduction to Islamic philosophy and the other for advanced studies in Islamic philosophy. The series of lectures here corresponds to the advanced studies book.

Topics:

  • Epistemology – Theory of Knowledge
  • Philosophy as a concept
  • Main figures in the world
  • How the philosophical works came into existance
  • The adaptation of philosophy
Introduction to Usul al-Fiqh – 18 Lectures

Introduction to Usul al-Fiqh, based on a respected and well-known book, “Understanding Islamic Sciences”, by Ayotallah Mutahari.

The subject under consideration here is the ‘ilm, or knowledge of the principles of jurisprudence, usul ul fiqh. The two studies of jurisprudence and its principles are interconnected. They are interconnected in the same way, as will become clear, as the two studies of logic and philosophy are interconnected. The study of the principles is tantamount to a preparation to the study of jurisprudence, and it is for this reason that it has been named the principles of jurisprudence, for the word usul means roots or principles.

Principles of Jurisprudence, Elementary – 14 Lectures

This series is based on the book: “Principles of Jurisprudence: An Introduction to Methodology of Fiqh” which was initially conceived as a translation of Mabadi Usul al-Fiqh by late Sheikh al-Fadli. This series will provide an overview of the methodology used in Islamic Jurisprudence.

Principles of Jurisprudence, Intermediate – 60 Lectures

This series represents the second level of Principles of Jurisprudence. With the terminology already learned and the general framework of usul al fiqh that has already been grasped in the introductory course, this course was delivered. It aims to help us better understand the way our scholars argue and the reasoning used in fiqh. It is based on the book Al-Mujaz fi Usul al-Fiqh compiled by Ayotallah Subhani, one of the leading maraji’ and great scholars who has greatly contributed to the Islamic library of books. This series spans 60 lectures and was delivered at the Hawza Ilmiyah of England over the course of a year of studies.

Principles of Jurisprudence, al-Halqah al-Thaniyah - Incomplete

Explanation of al-Halqah al-Thaniyah. Principles of Jurisprudence (Level 2) Al-Mujaz fi Usul al-Fiqh.

Introduction to Fiqh – 10 Lectures

This course is based on the book: Understanding Islamic Sciences by Ayatollah Mutahhari and is offered in the 7th term of Hujjat Academy in Stanmore, UK.

Part of the book is on fiqh and there is also a part on usool al fiqh. For this course, the collection on fiqh is studied and it begins with first defining fiqh.

The reason for choosing this topic is to understand the development of the science of fiqh and how, over centuries, without any interval, our scholars worked in this field and developed it, and alhamdulillah now we have very advanced fiqh. It would not be an exaggeration to say that the Shia have the most sophisticated fiqh among the schools in Islam or even outside Islam. If you go outside Islam, it’s even more clearer that they don’t have this much attention to fiqh.

Introduction to Jurisprudential Rules - 10 Lectures

This is a 10-part series that was presented in Stanmore in 2018 on jurisprudential rules or maxims. This series aims to help us better understand fiqh, better appreciate what our maraji’ offer and better apply the rules insha’Allah.

Jurisprudential Rules - 24 Lectures

This series of lectures is delivered to students of the Hawzah Ilmiyyah of England who have studied elementary and intermediate principles of jurisprudence and is based on the book: Durus-un Tamhidiyyah fi al-Qawa’id al-Fiqhiyyah by Sheikh Mohammad Baqi Irvani.

Ijtihad & Taqlid, Usul al-Istinbat – 11 Lectures

This series studies the section on al-Ijtihad wa al-Taqlid from Usul al-Istinbat fi Usul al-Fiqh wa Tarikhih-i bi Ulub-in Hadith by Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Naqi Haydari.

Ijtihad & Taqlid, Tahrir al-Wasilah – 14 Lectures

This series studies the section on al-Ijtihad wa al-Taqlid from Usul al-Istinbat fi Usul al-Fiqh wa Tarikhih-i bi Ulub-in Hadith by Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Naqi Haydari.It spans 14 lectures and was delievered at the Hawza Ilmiyah of England in 2018.

Topics:

  • Definition of Ijtihad
  • Two Types of Ijtihad
  • Taqlid
  • Conditions of A’lamiyyah
  • Different Sources Used by Schools of Islamic Jurisprudence: Qiyas, Istihsan, Masalih al mursalah, alid Sahhabi
  • How the Prophet Directed His Nation with respect to Islamic Legislation

In the last three lectures, the discussion is based on the book Tahrir al-Wasilah by Imam Khomeini, which is based on a book of fiqh by Ayotallah Sayyid Abu Hassan al Asfahani called Wasilat al-Najat, which translates to the means for Salvation.

دورة تخصصية في القواعد الفقهیه

دورة تخصصية في بناء النفس

معرفة النفس

المدخل الی الفلسفه

تاریخ التشریع الاسلامی

رسالة لقاء الله للعلامة الشیخ حسن المصطفوی

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