The Ideal Muslim Home – London

The Ideal Muslim Home

Wisdom from the Home of the Messenger ﷺ

London, UK

Saturday, 1st June, 9:00 AM – 6:30 PM
London Muslim Centre, 46 Whitechapel Road, London E1 1JX

Sheikh Dr. Sajid Umar

12 yrs – 16 yrs old need to be accompanied by an adult parent or guardian.

Take a transformative one-day journey into the profound teachings from the home of the Messenger of Allah ﷺ, providing a comprehensive understanding of Islam’s holistic approach to family, marriage, and parenting.

Delving into the Prophetic model, the course explores the sacred trust of parenting, emphasizing the duty to protect the family from spiritual harm, the blessings of nurturing righteous children, and the crucial role of being a positive role model.

In the context of Islamic marriage, participants will gain insights into choosing a spouse, compatibility, the marriage contract, and managing relationships with in-laws. This course serves as a beacon for those seeking to enrich their family life, whether they are looking to get married, are already married, are expecting children, are parenting, or are aiding their children on the path to marriage.”

Course Objectives:

  • Comprehensive Understanding: Provide participants with a deep and comprehensive understanding of the teachings of Islam related to family, parenting, and marriage.
  • Critical Reflection: Encourage participants to think critically about their current relationships, family practices, and parenting ideologies.
  • Prophetic Model of Parenting: Explore the Prophetic model of parenting, emphasizing the sacred trust of raising children and its accountability.
  • Spiritual Safeguarding: Illuminate the duty to protect the family from spiritual harm, instilling values that shield against the influences of the modern world.
  • Blessings of Righteous Children: Highlight the blessings associated with nurturing righteous and pious children, contributing positively to the individual and the community.
  • Role Modeling: Emphasize the role of parents as role models, guiding participants in setting examples for their children through virtuous behaviour.
  • Respect for Children’s Intellect: Foster an understanding of the importance of respecting and nurturing the intellectual capacities of children within the framework of Islamic parenting.
  • Guidance in Choosing a Spouse: Equip participants with principles for choosing a life partner, considering compatibility, essential qualities, and desirable traits.
  • Understanding Marriage Contracts: Provide insights into the legal and spiritual aspects of the Islamic marriage contract, emphasizing the importance of rights and responsibilities.
  • Harmonious In-Law Relationships: Guide participants on navigating relationships with in-laws, promoting harmony within the family unit.

O believers! Protect yourselves and your families from a Fire whose fuel is people and stones, overseen by formidable and severe angels, who never disobey whatever Allah orders—always doing as commanded.”

[Surah At-Tahrim, 66: 6]

What You Will Learn

  • In-Depth Islamic Knowledge: Participants will acquire a profound understanding of Islamic teachings related to family, parenting, and marriage.
  • Critical Thinking Skills: Develop participants’ ability to engage in critical thought, fostering a reflective approach to their personal and family lives.
  • Prophetic Parenting Insights: Gain insights into the Prophetic parenting model, understanding the sacred trust of raising children and its accountability.
  • Spiritual Safeguarding Practices: Participants will learn practical methods to protect their families from spiritual harm, instilling Islamic values in their daily lives.
  • Positive Parental Influence: Understand the role of parents as positive influencers, learning to set examples that align with Islamic virtues.
  • Respectful Parent-Child Relationships: Develop an appreciation for respecting and nurturing the intellectual capacities of children, fostering healthy parent-child relationships.
  • Guided Spouse Selection: Equip participants with principles for selecting a life partner, considering compatibility and essential qualities for a successful Islamic marriage.
  • In-Depth Understanding of Marriage Contracts: Participants will gain a thorough understanding of the legal and spiritual aspects of Islamic marriage contracts, acknowledging rights and responsibilities.
  • Harmonious Family Dynamics: Acquire guidance on fostering harmonious relationships with in-laws, contributing to a peaceful and supportive family environment.

By the end of the course, participants are expected to have a comprehensive understanding of Islamic principles, empowering them to apply these teachings to enhance the quality of their family life in alignment with the ideals from the home of the Messenger of Allah.

Sheikh Dr Sajid Umar

Sheikh Sajid Umar is a qualified Mufti and Judge, as well as an educator, author, researcher, and developer with a vision of ignited communities that benefit humanity upon the ethos of sincerity, excellence and steadfastness. He was born in Leicester, UK. He moved to Harare, Zimbabwe, where he completed his primary and secondary schooling and pursued a first degree in Information Technology. Alongside his contemporary studies, Sheikh Sajid graduated from a Qur’an Academy at the age of 18. Subsequently, he turned his attention to Islamic Studies. He travelled to Riyādh and enrolled at Imām Muhammed bin Saud Islamic University, where he initially completed a 3-year University Diploma in Arabic language and Islamic Sciences. His studies continued there over the next four years, attaining a Bachelor’s degree in Sharī’ah with a grade of: (Excellent). He extended his studies for an additional three years and achieved a Master’s degree in Comparative Fiqh and Judiciary (Qadha), with honours, from the Higher Institute for Judiciary Studies (Ma’had al-‘āli li’l-Qa’dhā) after training as a judge. Thereafter he successfully pursued and completed his PhD at the Higher Institute of Judiciary at Al-Imam University.

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