Sunday, April 02, 2006

Burdah Classes @ Al-Fathhu

The Classical Islamic Texts Series 
Learning how to recite in Arabic
Qasida Burdah  of Imam Al-Busiri

About the Text to be Studied
Qasida Burdah (Poem of The Prophet's Cloak) is one of the most widely recited classical Arabic poems in the traditional Islamic world. The poem was composed by Imam Sharafuddin Muhammad Al-Busiri (608AH-695AH). It is arguably the greatest poem ever written in praise of the Holy Prophet(s.a.w.), eloquently honoring  the exalted rank and character of the Beloved Prophet (s.a.w). The verses of The Burdah used to be commonly learned by heart Nevertheless today it is still recited in many parts of the Muslims world to invoke and promote the love that is within oneself for the Holy Prophet (s.a.w) . It is also known to have countless benefits and blessings for the reader. The Burdah is in 10 parts and has 160 verses, all of which end with the Arabic letter Meem.This is an opportunity to learn how to recite the Qasida Burdah.

About the Program 
This is a 20 week structured program that teaches beginners how to recite Qasida Burdah in Arabic. The program is catered to English speaking audience, where the teaching in Tamil will be translated into English and materials will be provided in English.
Commencing: 22nd April
Saturday Nights 8 p.m till 9.30 p.m
It is a prerequisite that participants are able to read the Qur’an
All age and gender are welcome.
Venue: Al-Fathhu Traditional Learning Centre  
            19A Bali Lane (opposite Sultan Mosque) 
 Fees: $125 for 20 lessons. 10% discount will be given registration in groups of 3 or more.
Payment can also be made monthly.  

About the Teacher 
Maulavi Jafar Sadhiq Deobandi teaches full time at the Al-Madrasahtul Qadiriya at Masjid Hajjah Fatimah. He has spent 14  years in formal Islamic studies training in India where he gained his accreditions for Aalim and Hafsatul Ulama. He is also a graduate from Deobandi University Maulavi Jafar is proficient in teaching the recitation of Qasida Burda. 

For Information and Registration  
Contact: Mu’hsin Kalimiyah 91380014
Thameemul Ansari Bin Jainullabudeen 94880448
Website : Blog


Blogger Edward Ott said...

Even now here in BAton Rouge we have invited a scholar to come and teach Quranic Arabic. As muslims we need to take advantage of such opportunities.


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