Aqidah, Taharah, Salah, Sawm, Zakah and more!

Self-study program designed for brothers and sisters who wish to start learning traditional Islamic Sciences.


Course Modules

Aqidah (Tenets of Faith)

7 lessons

Learn about the core beliefs we are all required to have.

Taharah (Purification)

9 lessons

Covers the basics of purity, including wudu, ghusl, tayammum, wiping over socks and more.

Sawm (Fasting)

3 lessons

The basics of fasting, what breaks the fast, moonsighting and more.

Salah (Prayer)

19 lessons

The basics regarding how to pray, what breaks the prayer and fixing mistakes, the various types of prayer, and a mini-course on death, preparing the deceased, burial and the janazah prayer.

Zakah (Alms Giving)

3 lessons

Who has to pay zakah? What is zakah due on? How do I calculate it, and what if I made a mistake in the past?

Islamic Scholarship

4 lessons

A discussion on the importance of following qualified scholarship. Who are qualified scholars? What is madhhab and do I have to follow one? Why are there different opinions?

Purification of the Heart

11 lessons

A discussion of some of the diseases of the heart, their causes, symptoms and cures.


Why Ilm Essentials


Flexible Learning

Classes use pre-recorded sessions to allow students to study at their own pace.


Traditional Methodology

Course material has been prepared from traditional Islamic texts.


Practical Application

Classes emphasize practical application of knowledge and using it as a means of moving closer to Allah Most High.


Build a Foundation

Focus on establishing a firm foundation in the core Islamic Sciences.




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