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Noor Al Shadhili is a research and education initiative whose aim is to engage in theological and spiritual dialogue through an Islamic, philosophical and social science framework

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Education

Education is the key to understanding. And understanding is the key to knowing. We do not see the point of education without a higher purpose. Our purpose is to bring you courses and lectures in the future that illuminate a greater understanding of current moral issues and a revival of traditional knowledge. We will also transcribe lectures and print transcripts of great value with permission and God’s will.

Research

We hope to provide insight through research, both formal and informal, on modern day issues with a particular interest on family and community. Our ultimate goal is to provide talking points from our research to various institutes and public figures that will bring forth a greater understanding in these important matters.

Counseling: Distance | Online, Phone And Email

Do you need to talk to someone? Maybe distance counseling could be right for you. Our Approach: Our approach to counseling will be a combination of psycho-education and psychoanalysis. In simple terms this means we focus a lot on active listening and assigning various books, articles, essays, etc. that will help the client gain ...

Course: Herbal Healing For Women

Course description: Herbal Healing For Women aims to introduce simple herbal remedies to heal common issues faced by women. Objective: To open the doors of understanding herbalism Understanding of how herbs can be used to treat common ailments To understand herbal safety and have a greater appreciation for herbs ...

Counseling: Onsite | New York, NY

For a few weeks this summer we'll be offering onsite counseling in a private location in New York City. We currently offer counseling services to women and married (or soon to be married) couples only, all clients must be ages 16 and up. About our counselors: Nuriddeen Knight graduated with an M.A. in psychology from ...

Course: Quranic Recitation & Memorization

Reach your goals this Fall 2017. Whether you want to memorize new surahs or perfect previously memorized ones let this Fall 2017 be the season you dedicate yourself to Quran. About this course: The goal of this course is to work with students on their own personal goals, whether your goal is to perfect recitation or increase ...

Course: Childhood & Society

Course: Childhood And Society Description: This course is designed to explore various Western and Islamic views on childhood, child rearing and a child’s place in society. We will explore questions like: What are some of the major Western parenting styles to evolve in the past 70 years? How does Islam view childhood? How is it ...

Private Arabic Tutoring

Arabic is the language of 420 million people around the world, the sacred language of Prophet Muhammad, peace to him, and the language of the noble Quran. Whether you're a beginner or advanced student private tutoring will allow you to go further, faster. About Private Sessions: Private sessions will be scheduled between Ustadh ...

Aqidah & Fiqh Audio Files

The Purpose of this course is to provide students with an easy beginners review of important matter in Islamic Theology and Islamic Jurisprudence. These courses take place on Saturdays in Masjid At Taqwa with Nuriddeen and Faatimah Knight. Classes start August 1st, 2015, register HERE WEEK 1 Aqidah- God and His having attribute of ...

Q & A(dvice): The Age of ‘Aisha

Controversy: Why did the prophet, peace to him, marry a child? from Noor Al Shadhili on Vimeo. Video password: nooralshadhili Q: Why did the prophet, peace to him, marry a child? (Your interlocutor may put this question in a more violent way using the words “rape” or “molestation” instead of marriage, keep your ...

Islam And Sexuality (Chart)

Does Islam look down on sexuality? On the contrary, Islam sees sexuality as a part of human nature and as something beautiful that leads to positive results when expressed in the right outlet (i.e. marriage)… click chart below to read further and ...

Homosexuality: Health Effects

"Do you approach males among the worlds. And leave what your Lord has created for you as mates? But you are a people transgressing." They said, "If you do not desist, O Lot, you will surely be of those evicted." He said, "Indeed, I am, toward your deed, of those who detest [it]." —Quran, Sura 26 (Ash-Shu'ara), 165-168 "He who ...

Pornography is bad for women, bad for men, bad for children

Porn is bad for women: Some women, penetrated repeatedly by numerous men on porn shoots, often after taking handfuls of painkillers, require anal and vaginal reconstructive surgery. Female performers may suffer from sexually transmitted diseases and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD Repeated and violent anal penetration ...