Tag: students of knowledge


Ramadhaan, the most vibrant time of the year

Ramadhaan, the most vibrant time of the year, full of competition and cheers. What better occasion to speak of than this blessed month of ours! Prior to the entry of Ramadhaan, I often prepare myself with literature/audios to ensure that I keep to the guidelines of an effective fast. However, this year, as Ramadhaan was…


Dear unsynchronized soul

Dear unsynchronized soul, Your beloved has departed and no nights in worship could have ever made him stay, but still you keep coming back to the place where you first realized that this was love! When the day dragged into a painful separation and when only in the darkness of the night did your heart…

Lectures Motivation Seminars

Attaining Happiness by Shaykh Anees Al Musabi

A seminar on attaining happiness delivered by Shaykh Anees who visited Madinah College with his team in August 2019 The Shaykh explains the way a believer should be during times of trials and how a believer should be when it comes to being sincere when performing actions.


End of Year Awards Ceremony

We held our first End of the Year Awards Ceremony on Friday and Sunday celebrating the achievements of our students in Arabic, Islamic Studies and Quran Diploma and Certificate courses. The event opened with Quran recitation by one of our students and was followed by two beneficial reminders. The first was a one of a…


7 Quick Tips for Students of Fiqh

By Abdulwahid Stephenson  Linguistically, Fiqh means deep understanding. As a subject it is commonly translated as Islamic Jurisprudence and it refers to the practical application of the Quran and the Sunnah. There are four well known Madhahib, Schools of Fiqh, among the Ahlus Sunnah Wal Jama’ah; Maliki, Hanafi, Shafi’i and Hanbali. Here are 7 pieces…

Knowledge News

11 Reflections on Hajj

Hajj is a symbol of the worshippers devotion to Allah. Every action is a reminder and a lesson of the journey to Allah and the afterlife. وَإِذْ بَوَّأْنَا لِإِبْرَاهِيمَ مَكَانَ الْبَيْتِ أَن لَّا تُشْرِكْ بِي شَيْئًا وَطَهِّرْ بَيْتِيَ لِلطَّائِفِينَ وَالْقَائِمِينَ وَالرُّكَّعِ السُّجُودِ And remember˺ when We assigned to Abraham the site of the House, ˹saying,˺ “Do…


6 Questions on Imam Nawawi’s Forty Hadith 

As an introduction to the course, here are 6 important facts about the author and the book, translated and summarised from ‘Al-Daleel ilal-Mutoon al-’ilmiyyah’ by Abdulazziz ibn Ibrahim ibn Qasim What is the full name of the book?  It is called ‘Forty [Hadith] on the Foundations of Islam and the Principles of Ahkam’ (Al-Arba’oon fi…


Tips & Tricks for Revision

Tips & Tricks for Revision 1 – Make bullet points for the information you wish to memorize. Don’t write notes for revision in the form of an essay. Summarise! Only write a few examples for each point. Don’t write too many but try to understand them just in case they come. 2 – When reading,…


Tazkiyah al-Nafs: Actions of the Heart *FREE BOOKLET DOWNLOAD*

The worshipper is the one who seeks to master his nafs and not be enslaved by it. He is seeking to make it subservient to Allah, so he can be successful in this life and the hereafter. The Prophet Muhammad ﷺ said: There is a piece of flesh in the body if it becomes good…


Innovation Alert

BLOG POST: In This Month Rabi al-Awwal AbdulWahid Stephenson has over 15 years teaching experience and has studied Islamic Jurisprudence at the prestigious Islamic University of Madinah, Saudi Arabia. He is the founder of Madinah College and Insight into Islam. He has also given a number of lectures on a variety of islamic topics at…