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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.

Course: Ladies of the Path

Course: Ladies of The Path: Biographical Accounts And Reflections Description: This course is designed to introduce us about the noble women of Islam -from the wives of the prophet (peace to him) to scholars, companions, and ascetics. Our intention is to grow through their examples as better servants, to increase our faith, ...

Course: Basics of Herbal Healing

Course description: Basics Of Herbal Healing is an introductory class in self-healing through herbs and general herbal usage taught by certified herbalist Ameera Rahim. Objective: To open the doors of understanding herbalism Understanding of how herbs are used. To understand herbal safety and have a greater appreciation ...

Arabic At Home: Beginner’s Arabic for Women and Girls

Description: This course is designed to teach students with little to no Arabic knowledge the basics of reading, writing, and grammar. Students will come away with a basic knowledge of the Arabic language that will leave them eager to learn more. Goals:
 Identify Arabic letters in all forms
-Identify Arabic vowels
-Read ...

Live Podcast: The Counselors

The Counselors is a live podcast every Sunday 3pm with counselors Madonna and Nuriddeen Knight dealing with a myriad of issues in particular those that effect the Muslim community and beyond. This is a bite size version of our online and on the ground private counseling session. Feel free to send us your questions in the chat box ...

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 ...

Counseling: In Person And Online

We are offer counseling  via online, phone and email. Ustadha Noor graduated with an M.A. in psychology from Columbia University, she is not a licensed psychologist. However with her background in psychology and traditional Islamic knowledge  her intention is to use her acquired skills to help clients deal with various life ...

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 ...