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Instructors: Dr. Asim Yusuf & Ustadh Amr Hashim


Course Overview

The Islamic faith is not unfamiliar to tests and tribulations. Our Master Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) endured great trials and sorrow during his lifetime. The Quran makes reference to dealing with hardship. Many of us face challenges in life that deeply affect our mental, physical, and spiritual state. For those seeking inner peace and healing, assistance is available.

In this workshop, Dr. Asim Yusuf covers how to manage depression and other mental health challenges according to an Islamic perspective. Students will learn to understand the signs of depression, as well as practical steps to overcome it.

Amr Hashim discusses the role of patience in tribulation, and how one can draw strength from this important attribute.


Learning Outcomes

• Understand depression and how to identify it

• Learn the Western approach and apply an Islamic perspective

• Understand the role of therapy

• Apply strategies from traditional doctor and scholar, Abu Zayd al-Balkhi

• Analyze and apply healing strategies from notable scholar Imam Ghazali


Recommended Reading

The Restoration of Bodies and Mind by Abu Zayd al-Balki and The Ways to Salvation by Imam Ghazali (Last ten books of the Ihya)


Number of Lessons: 3 Lessons
Total Duration: 3 hrs 14 mins


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What You Will Learn:

  • Distinguish between true religious knowledge that is beneficial and ostensibly religious knowledge that is not
  • Identify instances of the sins of the limbs (particularly those of the tongue)
  • Identify instances of the sins of the heart
  • Complete a regimen of protecting your tongue from sin
  • Improve your character with your teachers, relatives, friends, and strangers
  • Appreciate the spiritual value of good company

Skill Level: Beginner
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