Weekend Ilm Intensive 15

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Wii 15 - Gender Health & Wellness

Weekend Ilm Intensive 15

Gender Health & Wellness

A 2 day Ilminar highlighting teachings surrounding general Islamic sexual health, pornography, child abuse and family violence, intimacy, contraception, domestic violence, gender interaction, tahara and an intense study of 40 Hadiths (Al-Arba’in) on Marriage.

Saturday, November 28th (12:45 pm – 6 pm) and Sunday, November 29th (10 am – 4:30pm) at Islamic Association of Northwest Calgary

$80 Course Fee includes textbook, 3 meals and an information package

SAVE $10 – Early bird special ($70) till November 2nd

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE TODAY!


 

ABOUT THE COURSE:

We believe that everyone has the right to good sexual health and good information about it. The Ilm Intensive team acknowledges that every Muslim has the right to learn access and understand healthy sexual health as per the beautiful instruction and counsel mentioned in the Quran & Sunnah, particularly in this day and age where the line between sexual morality and immorality at times becomes misunderstood or confusing. This course has been designed to focus on three primary areas: Healthy Bodies, Healthy Relationships and Healthy Communities.

The course title is: Gender Health, Wellness & Interaction

A 2 day Ilminar highlighting teachings surrounding general Islamic sexual health, pornography, child abuse and family violence, intimacy, contraception, domestic violence, tahara and an intense study of 40 Hadiths (Al-Arba’in) on Marriage.

Early Bird special: Register by Nov 02 -$70.00 –After November 02-$80.00 Price includes the textbook, 3 meals and an informational package.

 


THINGS YOU WILL LEARN:

    • Is Sex a Dirty word?
    • Why is this knowledge obligatory?
    • General and specific guidelines surrounding Sexual Health.
    • Secular ideals vs. Islamic ideals of sex education.
    • Construction of sexual morality as defined by the Quran & Sunnah.
    • How to educate your children on Gender Health & Wellness.
    • Gender Interaction and rules of Tahara.
    • Questions and discussions surrounding Pornography, Masturbation and LGBQT.
    • Reproductive Sexual health, Abortion and Contraception
    • Debunking the myths surrounding Domestic Violence and Islam.
    • Human Trafficking: Everybody’s Business
    • Fiqh of Intimacy, Abortion and Contraception
    • Study of 40 (Al-Arba’in) Hadiths on Marriage.

 


WHEN IS THE COURSE?

Weekend Ilm Intensive 15 will be held from Saturday November 28th 2015, (12:45 pm-6:00pm) till Sunday November 29th (10:00 am – 4:30 pm), 2015.

Breakfast will be served at 9:30 am on Sunday.

 


WHO ARE THE TEACHERS?

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. 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
Guest Speaker: Sister Sameera Qureshi, MScOT – Mental and Sexual Health EducatorCalgary, Alberta

 


ABOUT THE TEXTBOOK

Al-Arba’in (09) Forty Hadiths On Marriage By Mufti al-Kawthari

Al-Arba\'in (09) Forty Hadiths On Marriage By Mufti al-Kawthari

Collections Of Forty Hadiths – Al Arba’in : Elucidation of Forty Hadiths on Marriage
By Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari

About The Book

In this collection of 40 Hadiths, the author addresses a subject that affects most people – if not all: marriage. He deals with questions on the purpose and significance of marriage, and tackles more controversial areas including forced marriage, marrying without the permission of one’s parents, and domestic violence. The hadiths are supplemented by a generous commentary which goes beyond a simple explanation of the wording of the ĥadīth to include discussions on how the hadiths is to be operationalised, or put into practice, and what implication it has on marital life.

About The Author

Mufti Muhammad ibn adam al-Kawthari is a traditionally-trained Islamic scholar who studied the Arabic language and various other Islamic sciences in different parts of the world including the UK, Pakistan and Syria. He has authored many works including ‘Islamic Guide to Sexual relations’ and ‘Birth Control & abortion in Islam’, and lectured extensively around the world on a range of topics. Presently, he resides in Leicester, UK, where he is a teacher of the Islamic sciences, and Director and researcher at the Institute of Islamic Jurisprudence.

 


COURSE OUTLINE

DAY 1

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 28th, 2015
12:30pm

REGISTRATION

PLEASE COME ON TIME

12:50-1:1:15

ADHAN & DUHR SALAH

1:25-1:30

RECITATION OF QURAN

1:30-1:40

SUPPLICATIONS OF THE MORNING & AFTERNOON

Click here to download view the Supplications

1:40-2:20

Knowledge vsIgnorance

After Introducing the author of the textbook the Instructor will commence the first session highlighting general and specific teachings surrounding Sexual health and how is it defined while also addressing the gargantuan differences between modesty and decency with taboo and ignorance. Yes, there is a difference between anatomy, biology and pornography! Subject matter regarding pre puberty, puberty and post puberty will be articulated as per Islamic teachings which will be followed a discussion and debate between secular and Islamic perspectives and ideals on sex education, gender health and the construction of a sexually healthy and moral society. This session will conclude by studying the Prophetic traditions concerning encouragement to marry and how to go about establishing healthy families and communities.

2:20-3:00

Abstinence vsPrevention

This session will initially cover gender and physical health according to life stages: pre-school, elementary age, junior high, high school, post-secondary and adulthood. Thereafter a discussion will follow on what research and studies have and presented to faith based communities with respect to how to speak to your children about gender health and wellness. The session will conclude with clarifying the concept of harm reduction and abstinence vs. prevention.

3:00-3:15

ADHAN & ASR

3:15-4:00 LATE LUNCH
4:00-4:45

Purification is half of faith –Al-Tirmidhi

The third session will commence with the explanation of Islamic legal maxims and principles surrounding Gender health, wellness and Interaction which will be followed by a detailed explanation on the 5 primary guidelines of Gender Interaction. The instructor will thereafter address the topics of: characteristics of fitra, hygiene, tahara, masturbation and female circumcision. The session will conclude with the study of Prophetic traditions on: selecting a suitable spouse and looking at a prospective spouse.

4:45-5:05

ADHAN & MAGHRIB

 

 

5:05-5:55

Pornography is the instruction. Rape is the practice, battered women are the practice, and battered children are the practice”

The fourth session will cover prophetic tradition surrounding forced and temporary marriages followed by the destructive nature and effects of pornography.  Guidance on how to get help and what to do if one is addicted to pornography will be given as per Islamic counsel outlined in the Quran and Sunnah. Other subject matter that will be covered in this session will be: Defining pornography, Understanding the economics of pornography, pornography and its effect on sexual relationships, families and the brain. The session will conclude with a discussion on the Ashley Madison security breach and Fifty Shades of Grey.

DAY 2

DAY 2-SUNDAY NOVEMBER 29th, 2015
9:30-10:00 BREAKFAST
10:05-10:15

SUPPLICATIONS OF THE MORNING

10:15-11:15

Domestic Violence: A woman is beaten every 9 seconds in the U.S.

The first session on Day2 will commence with questions: what is child sexual abuse, child exploitation and sexual violence? After discussing the questions above and highlighting the differences between myths vs. facts and what is the role of parents in educating their children, the instructor will speak on the issue of pornography us vs. addiction followed by the Psychological impact of pornography linking pornography to violence. After educating the student on the global problem of human trafficking, the session will conclude with debunking the myths surrounding the subject: domestic violence & Islam.

11:15-12:00

From Contraception to Conception.

This assembly will study the subject matter related to Abortion & Contraception in Islam.

Birth control, or family planning through contraception, has become a common practice in society. Many new methods of both permanent and temporary contraception have become widespread. Consequently, Muslims have also increasingly begun adopting the various means of limiting or spacing out procreation. This no doubt has a deep influence on the very core of our society and thus raises many ethical and religious questions, particularly surrounding abortion. Birth Control & Abortion in Islam systematically and concisely presents the relevant rules and regulations of Islamic law on these issues. This session will be taught entirely based on the Holy Qur’an, Sunna, and the formal legal rulings propounded by the jurists of the four major Sunni schools of Islamic law.

12:00-12:45

Intimacy is not purely Physical.

This gathering will cover the etiquettes and oft-debated questions regarding physical intimacy. Fulfillment of sexual desire and needs are key in sustaining a harmonious marital relationship.  However, in today’s society, sexual boundaries are being pushed further and further, and often, sexual deviance is openly practiced. In such circumstances, there is a need to identify which sexual activities are permissible in Shari’ah. This session will cover a wide range of issues, and thus, answer many frequently asked questions on the topic of sexual relations. The session will conclude through the study of Prophetic traditions relating to the rights of the husband and the wife.

12:45-1:00 ADHAN
1:00

DUHR

1:15-2:00 LUNCH
2:00-3:00

Homosexuality: Explained as per Quran & Sunnah

The final session will commence by covering subject matter surrounding the topic of Homosexuality and Islam and how one may tackle homosexual feelings. The instructor will thereafter expound upon how one should navigate oneself in relation to the LGBQT community. The session will conclude with the prophetic traditions which speak about polygyny.

 

3:00-3:15

ASR

3:15-4:30 Q&A
4:30-4:45 CONCLUSION & DUAA
 

4:45-5:00

ADHAN & MAGHRIB


WHO CAN REGISTER:

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).

 


HOW DO I REGISTER?

You can register online by Clicking Here.

 


PAYMENT OPTIONS:

The course fee for Weekend Ilm Intensive 15 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 15 are now accepted via the online TicketLeap registration platform.

Please note that there is an early bird special of $70.00 for anyone who registers before November 2nd, 2015. Any registrations post November 2nd, will be the regular price of $80.00

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

 


CONTACT INFORMATION

For questions, concerns, or more information regarding Weekend Ilm Intensive 15, you can contact us on-line or by email.

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

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

 


HOW CAN I HELP?

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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