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Weekend Ilm Intensive 14 - Duaa: Direction, Devotion, Discovery.

Weekend Ilm Intensive 14


Direction. Discovery. Devotion.

A 2 day Intensive which will guide, inspire and teach the student how to connect with Allah and His creation through powerful prayer and duaa.

To be held from
Saturday, April 11th (1:30 pm – 6:15 pm) till Sunday, April 12th (10 am – 4:45pm), 2015
at the Islamic Association of Northwest Calgary

Limited to 130 Students

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 Register by March 12th and Save $15 (online only)


Proudly supported by:

Muslim Council of Calgary and MuslimsOfCalgaryIslamic Centre of Northwest Calgary


The course title is: The Power of Duaa. Live, learn & Love.

A 2 day Ilminar which will guide, inspire and teach the student how to connect with Allah and His creation through Powerful Prayer & Duaa.

Allah, Most High, says:
“Remember me and I will remember you”
(Qur’an 40:60).

We feel a sense of belonging, protection, and safety when we call out to Allah. When coupled with the powerful formulae of supplication (Duaa) and remembrance (Dhikr), this calling leads to a feeling of tranquility within our hearts and minds.

With this goal in mind we have designed a course that will teach us all how to live, learn and love Allah and his creation to the fullest degree possible for the rest of our lives.


  • How to become Allah-Centered in 10 weeks through 10 different ways.
  • How to use Duaa as a central navigating guide for all spheres of your life.
  • How to be among those whose Duaa is surely accepted.
  • Taking advantage of 11 opportune times to make Duaa.
  • Leaning on Ism Allah al Azam in times of difficulty.
  • Finally understanding the 15 Comprehensive Duaa’s of the Qur’an.
  • How to deal and cope with the feelings that your Duaa isn’t being answered!
  • Special Duaas for Special times including Qunoot Naazila & Sayyid ul Istighfaar.
  • Making the 99 beautiful names of Allah part of your everyday life.
  • Leveraging the Vibrant Verses & Virtues of the Glorious Qur’an.
  • The 12 Special Supererogatory Salahs.
  • 60 Decorative Daily Duaas taught in Contextual Relevance.
  • 2 Special circles of traditional learning, studying the Duaas and Etiquettes of eating and visiting the sick as outlineD and penned by Imam al-Nawawi (ra) in his monumental book al-Adhkar.



Weekend Ilm Intensive 14 will be held from Saturday April 11th 2015, (1:30 pm-6:15pm) till Sunday  April 12th (10 am – 4:45 pm), 2015.

Breakfast will be served at 9:30 am on Sunday


This course will be taught by highly qualified Ulama & Scholars who will combine lecture, interactive learning through activity, readings from the textbook, and self-reflection. Students are encouraged to actively participate as learning occurs best when you are personally involved by asking questions & promoting discussion.

The scholars present will be:
Mufti Abdul Mannan – from Windsor, Ontario
Shaykh Abdullah Tilly – from Calgary, Alberta
Shaykh Fayaz Tilly – from Calgary, Alberta
Shaykh Hasan Abdullah – from Toronto, Ontario


(course materials including  textbook and meals have a retail values of $45.00)Weekend Ilm Intensive 14 - Duaa: Direction. Discovery. Devotion.

Reflections of Pearls:  A Concise and Comprehensive Collection of Prophetic Invocations and Prayers

 by Inam Uddin & Abdur-Rahman ibn Yusuf

– See more at: http://www.whitethreadpress.com/?p=124

Click Here for Excerpt

Click here for Table of Contents 

Course Outline

DAY 1 DAY 1 –SATURDAY APRIL 11th, 2015
1:45-2:15 ADHAN & DUHR
2:30-3:20 1.  On the path of becoming Allah Centered –10 ways for 10 weeks!The first session will begin by quickly highlighting a few important details regarding the 107 page ‘Reflections of Pearls’ textbook all students will have before them.  Thereafter the instructor will expound upon the central role Prayer and Duaa plays in the life of a believer as Duaa is deserving of more importance than oxygen and food according to Islamic tradition. The significance and etiquette of Duaa will be highlighted from the excellence and benefits to the pre conditions of Duaa. The session will conclude by learning how to become Allah Centered through 10 beautiful creative ways Insha’Allah over the next 10 weeks.
3:20-4:10 2. Connecting with Allah – From Vegas to Mecca! In English or Arabic!This gathering will be dedicated to highlighting the many places your Duaa will definitely be answered! Did you know that there are at least 11 types of persons whose Duaa is surely to be accepted? Are you among those enlightened eleven? Speaking about eleven, there are also 11 opportune times when your Duaa will be accepted as well. One moment among these energizing eleven times is on the day of Arafah! The session will end ensuring every student knows and learns the most special name of Allah; Ism Allah Al-A’azam!
4:10-4:40 LUNCH












3. Offering Duaa to the All-Loving, through the words of the All-Loving and The Beloved.The 3rd session will detail the many factors that both aid and prevent a person’s Duaa being answered or rejected. Thereafter the instructor will teach, explain and provide commentary on the famous 15 comprehensive supplications from the Quran that Allah gifted the Messenger, peace and blessings upon him through the medium of the Quran. This will be followed by teaching the student a few comprehensive Duaas of the Prophet, peace be upon him. The session will terminate with a discussion on the hadith in Saheeh Muslim, “For every Prophet there is a Duaa that is responded to.”


4. Special  Duaa’s for Special Times

This gathering will commence by answering those oft asked questions, Is Allah even listening? Why isn’t my Duaa being answered? I’ve asked Allah 1000 times and I haven’t received any help or assistance, why? Should I stop or quit making Duaa? Insha’Allah the instructor will empower every student with such beautiful Prophetic counsel and guidance that these questions will be nonexistent moving forward. The student will be taught how Duaa will enable him/her to live to the most satisfying degree of living, learning and loving. The session will conclude with 10 extra special Duaas for 10 extra special times including Sayyid –ul-Istigfaar and Qunoot-Nazila


DAY 2 DAY 1 –SUNDAY APRIL 12th, 2015
9:45-10:15 BREAKFAST
10:20-11:05 5. In the Ambience & Aura of AllahThis gathering will highlight how to call upon and make Duaa to Allah through his most beautiful names including the 99 most beautiful Names of Allah mentioned in the tradition in Saheeh al Bukhari. The instructor will recite these names and every student will repeat (names are listed, translated and transliterated in the textbook) and replicate in union and harmony! What a beautiful ambience and feeling this will generate in the prayer hall first thing in the morning! Thereafter the excellence of sending benedictions and blessing upon the Messenger, peace be upon hi will be highlighted. The session will conclude with a discourse on Duaa and its relationship with destiny.
11:05-11:50 6. Vibrant Verses & VirtuesThis assembly will educate all of the students on the virtues of various chapters and verses of the Qur’an from the excellence of Surat al-Fatiha (which is a Duaa in of and itself) and Surahs al-Kahf, al-Yasin, al-Mulk and al-Ikhlaas, to Ayat al-Kursi, the last verses of al-Baqara and Muawadhatayn. The Instructor will also expound upon topics surrounding the concept of Tawassul and permissible acts during the course of Duaa
11:55-12:45 7. Selective Supererogatory SalahsThis session will be examining the many gifts which stem from Salah which is also classified as Duaa as per many Islamic scholars.  The procedures and methods of the following Salahs will be taught: Greeting of Ablution, Greeting of the Masjid, Sunrise prayer, Late morning prayer, Prayer of the pious, Prayer for repentance, Prayer of decision making, Prayer for seeking help and guidance, Prayer for need, Prayer of Glorification, Night Vigil prayer and Prayer for travel. The session will conclude with How to make Duaa for your deceased parents, relatives, brothers and sisters?
12:45-1:45 8. DECORATIVE DAILY DUAAS IThis meeting will take a hand on approach discussing some of the innovations elated to Duaa. Thereafter 30 Daily Duaas related to everyday living will be taught with contextual relevance including a brief traditional halaqa on the Etiquettes and Duaas of Eating as penned by Imam al-Nawawi in his monumental book Al-Adhkar, The Book of Remembrances.
1:45-3:05 ADHAN, DUHR & LUNCH
3:10-4:00 9. DECORATIVE DAILY DUAAS IIThe final session will teach the students 30 Daily Duaas of everyday living with contextual relevance including a brief traditional halaqa on the Etiquettes and Duaas of visiting the sick as penned by Imam al-Nawawi in his monumental book Al-Adhkhar, The Book of Remembrances.
4:00-4:45 Q&A


This course is open for Brothers and Sisters. Although 85% of our course attendees are between the ages of 18-35+ the course is open to all mature students who are 16 years of age and above as the acquisition of knowledge is compulsory upon every Muslim (Ibn Majah).


You can register online by Clicking Here.


The course fee for Weekend Ilm Intensive 14 is $80 per student. The course fee includes the textbook(s), breakfast, 2 lunches, and an informational package.

To help with the registration process, payments for Weekend Ilm Intensive 13 are now accepted via credit cards securely through PayPal. An invoice will be sent to you with payment options upon receipt of your registration.

Please note that there is an early bird special of $65.00 for anyone who registers before March 12th, 2015. Any registrations post March 12th, will be the regular price of $80.00

For any questions and/or concerns, please contact our volunteer team.


For questions, concerns, or more information regarding Weekend Ilm Intensive 14, you can contact us on-line, by email, or by phone.

To contact us on-line, visit http://ilmintensive.com/about-us/contact-us/, or by email at admin@ilmintensive.com.

To contact the volunteer team by phone or to inquire regarding physical tickets, please call: Brother Maroof at 403.690.6816

Please email admin@ilmintensive.com  if you require financial assistance to attend this course.


You may help this cause of knowledge by:

  1. Supplicating to Allah to accept the efforts of the organizers (The Islamic Association of NW Calgary & the Ilm Intensive volunteer team), students, and teachers.
  2. Register yourself, family, relatives and friends while simultaneously conveying and encouraging others to also attend and pray for the success of the program.
  3. If your heart desires, you may donate to the Islamic Association of NW Calgary. All donations are 100% tax -deductible. Donations should be made in the name of: MAC-NW




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