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Learn the Basics of Islam



This is a beginner-level class for adults designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the key principles, beliefs, and practices of Islam. This course aims to create a respectful and inclusive learning environment where participants can gain insights into our beautiful religion. 

This class is taught by Sheikh AbdulMuizz Mailmar.

Course Overview:

  1. Introduction to Islam:

    • Brief historical overview

    • The concept of monotheism (Tawhid)

    • Overview of major Islamic sects and traditions

  2. The Quran:

    • The central religious text of Islam

    • Understanding the structure and content

    • Significance in Islamic faith and practice

  3. Prophet Muhammad (PBUH):

    • Life and teachings of the Prophet

    • The importance of the Sunnah (traditions) and Hadiths

  4. Five Pillars of Islam:

    • Shahada (Declaration of faith)

    • Salat (Prayer)

    • Zakat (Charity)

    • Sawm (Fasting during Ramadan)

    • Hajj (Pilgrimage to Mecca)

  5. Islamic Worship and Rituals:

    • Understanding the significance of prayer in Islam

    • Rituals associated with daily life and special occasions

  6. Islamic Ethics and Morality:

    • Importance of ethical behavior (Akhlaq)

    • Concepts of justice, compassion, and humility in Islam

  7. Islamic Calendar and Holidays:

    • Overview of the Islamic lunar calendar

    • Celebration of major Islamic festivals

  8. Diversity in Islam:

    • Recognizing the cultural and theological diversity within the Muslim community

    • Common misconceptions and stereotypes

  9. Islam in the Modern World:

    • Challenges and opportunities faced by Muslims today

Throughout the course, participants will engage in discussions, group activities, and have the opportunity to ask questions to deepen their understanding of Islam. This class is designed for individuals with little to no prior knowledge of Islam, fostering a welcoming atmosphere for diverse perspectives and fostering intercultural understanding.


January 7th - March 24th

Every Sunday , 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM 

$300 per student


We are excited to see you are interested in signing up for Islam 101! Here is what is next: 

1. Fill out Application 

2. Once we receive your application, someone from ICSI will contact you in regards to first day of class and to confirm your application

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