Aalima CourseMay 16, 2023 2023-05-27 7:15
The Alima course is a comprehensive study of the Islamic Sciences, the breadth of which includes expertise in: Arabic grammar, Literature, Tafseer al-Qur’an, Hadith, Islamic Law (Fiqh) and Islamic History.
Taught by certified scholars in a traditional setting, the Aalim Program relates the teachings and practices of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ. The program aims to transmit the knowledge and discipline in a well-balanced method training students not only to comprehend but practice and pass on Islamic knowledge.
In order to be considered a qualified Islamic Scholar, one has to go through years of training in Islamic Studies, Arabic, Quran studies, Hadith Studies and more. The Arabic Language is a crucial part of being a qualified Islamic Scholar since the Quran is in Arabic and the history behind Islam is Arabic.
Sincerely learning the sacred Islamic sciences results in a physical, mental and spiritual journey that strengthens the sacred and divine bond between a Muslim and Allah ﷻ. The aalim program aim to builds a firm groundwork in religious studies, fostering balance in faith and exemplifying honorable moral character.
Overview of Subjects in Aalim course
In this subject students learn how to recite the Holy Quran fluently and beautifully. The rules of Tajweed cover topics such as; correct pronunciation of the Arabic letters, Sifaat (attributes of letters), Madd (elongation), Waqf (rules of stopping) and styles of recitation. The students learn how to develop their voice control, confidence and style of recitation.
In this subject students study the Hadith (Prophetic Narrations) from a beginner’s level to an advance cross-curricular level. The subject helps students towards achieving objectives such as; Hadith reading, translation, comprehension and legal and moral extractions.
This subject also helps students develop their memorisation skills whilst memorising a selection of Prophetic Narrations which focus on developing the manners, attitudes and social along with personal development.
In this subject students study Fiqh (understand of Islamic rulings) from a beginner’s level to an advance cross-curricular level. The subject covers an expansive range of topics but mainly focuses on rulings related to; ritual bathing and purification, transactions, prayer, pilgrimage, fasting, marriage, divorce and rights of people.
Arabic Language and Grammar
In this subject students study Arabic Language subject along with the classical Arabic Grammar. Students are expected to develop their reading, writing and speaking skills as they gain an appreciation of the depth of Arabic. The Grammar studies should enable to realise that the rich structure of the language and the formula like composition of every sentence.