Journey of Love

This course is for anyone who intends to marry, is married, or has children that will marry.

This detailed weekend course, being offered for the first time online by Darul Iftaa, will discuss all matters pertaining to marriage. It will cover everything from the definition/meaning of marriage and love, objectives of marriage and selecting a suitable spouse, to sexual intimacy, living a marital relationship and resolving issues that all married couples face. A great emphasis will be laid on separating cultural practices and Islamic teachings. Whether you are unmarried, married, or have children of marriageable age, this course is for you. If you are unmarried, this course will prepare you for your future marriage life. If you are already married, it will help you better your marriage. If you are a parent with children of marriageable age, it will help you deal with an important and critical stage of your child’s life, In Sha Allah. Above all, this course will teach us how to please Allah Most High through the beautiful relationship of marriage.

Course Includes:

£40

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About this Course

Course Description

  • • The deeper meaning of marriage and love in Islam
    • The objectives of marriage
    • How to select a spouse
    • Role of parents in marriage
    • Rules regarding engagements
    • Islamic viewpoint on secret, forced and arranged marriages
    • Islamic viewpoint on temporary marriages
    • Prenuptial agreements
    • The rules of dowry
    • Rules relating to sexual relations and intimacy
    • The rights and responsibilities of spouses
    • How to address marriage problems
    • What causes marriages to breakdown
    • Rules of separation and divorce
    • And much more…

Course Details

Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari has a wealth of experience in teaching the topic of marriage and related matters. He has been delivering lectures, courses, workshops and webinars on this topic for the best part of 15 years, in different parts of the world. Many people have attended his courses, and provided very positive feedback. If you have never attended a ‘marriage course’ with Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam, this is your opportunity to do so. This detailed weekend course, being offered for the first time online by Darul Iftaa, will discuss all matters pertaining to marriage. It will cover everything from the definition/meaning of marriage and love, objectives of marriage and selecting a suitable spouse, to sexual intimacy, living a marital relationship and resolving issues that all married couples face. A great emphasis will be laid on separating cultural practices and Islamic teachings. Whether you are unmarried, married, or have children of marriageable age, this course is for you. If you are unmarried, this course will prepare you for your future marriage life. If you are already married, it will help you better your marriage. If you are a parent with children of marriageable age, it will help you deal with an important and critical stage of your child’s life, In Sha Allah. Above all, this course will teach us how to please Allah Most High through the beautiful relationship of marriage.

Learning Outcome:

• The deeper meaning of marriage and love in Islam
• The objectives of marriage
• How to select a spouse
• Role of parents in marriage
• Rules regarding engagements
• Islamic viewpoint on secret, forced and arranged marriages
• Islamic viewpoint on temporary marriages
• Prenuptial agreements
• The rules of dowry
• Rules relating to sexual relations and intimacy
• The rights and responsibilities of spouses
• How to address marriage problems
• What causes marriages to breakdown
• Rules of separation and divorce
• And much more…

Discussion breakdown

Session 1: (9 AM – 10:45 AM):
• Definition of marriage & its importance/merits
• Objectives of marriage (maqasid al-nikah)
• The Shari’a ruling on marriage

15 min break

Session 2: (11 AM – 12:45 PM):
• Choosing an ideal spouse (what to consider, and qualities to avoid)
• Methods of finding a spouse
• Looking at a suitor and meeting
• Istikhara (prayer of seeking guidance)

45 min break for Zuhr and lunch

Session 3: (1:30 PM – 2:45 PM):
• Proposing marriage & negotiations
• Rules pertaining to engagement
• Love before marriage

15 min break

Session 4: (3 PM – 4:30 PM):
• The verbal contract of marriage
• Civil marriages, marriage over the phone/agency, temporary marriages
• Sunna method of conducting a marriage
• The wedding feast (walima)
• Simplicity in marriage ceremonies

Session 5: (4:30 PM – 5 PM):
Questions & Answers session

Session 6: (9 AM – 10:45 AM):
• The role of guardian/parents
• Secret and forced marriages
• Sunna method of taking consent
• Prenuptial agreements/contracts
• Dowry/marriage payment (mahr)

15 min break

Session 7: (11 AM – 12:45 PM):
• The first night of marriage & Sexual Relations
• Rights & Responsibilities of the Spouses
• Polygamy

45 min break for Zuhr and lunch

Session 8: (1:30 PM – 2:45 PM):
• Addressing Marital Problems
• Causes of Separation and Divorce

15 min break

Session 9: (3 PM – 4:30 PM):
• Fiqh of divorce
• Idda (waiting period)
• Child custody laws
• Other related matters

Session 10: (4:30 PM – 5 PM):
Questions & Answers session

Course Instructor

Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari

Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari

Shaykh Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari is a traditionally-trained Islamic scholar who has studied the Arabic language and various other traditional Islamic sciences including Qur’anic exegesis (tafsir), Hadith and Fiqh in different parts of the world including the UK, Pakistan and Syria.

The Shaykh has taught many courses and lectured extensively on a range of topics, and continues to travel regularly teaching and lecturing both in the UK and abroad. Presently, he resides in Leicester, UK. He is a teacher of various traditional Islamic sciences, and Director and researcher at the Institute of Islamic Jurisprudence (Darul Iftaa, www.daruliftaa.com).

Detailed Biography

FAQs

We are using Google Classroom as our Learning Management Portal. Please sign-up to Google Classroom with same email address you will use during course enrolment. We will invite you to our course classroom.

Schedule for the classes is mentioned above under “Discussion and Breakdown” section.

You will be provided a recording of the session so you can catch up without missing any content.

We will be using Zoom.us. We will share zoom invite link with you on Google Classroom.

Yes. At the end of each day there will be long Q&A Session with Mufti Muhammad Ibn Adam.

Register your Interest

Enrolments for the current batch are closed. Please register your interest for upcoming batch using following form. Jazak Allah Khair.