About this Course

This course is about the correct creed (aqeedah) of Muslims upon the sunnah regarding the foundations of the religion, detailing the proper belief on topics such as faith, the Qur'an, the Divine Decree, the Hereafter, and other essential subjects.

About the Instructor

Imam Ehsan Arshad is from Birmingham, UK and is a graduate of the Islamic University of Madinah's Arabic Institute as well as the Faculty of Dawah & Usool Al-Deen.  He is currently an Imam and Head of Madrasah at Islamic Dewsbury Mosque, England.


Course curriculum

  • 1

    Aqeedah

    • What is Aqeedah?

    • Quiz #1

  • 2

    Special Qualities of Islamic Aqeedah

    • It is Tawqeefy

    • It is Ghaiby

    • It is Shaamil

    • It is Wasatiyyah

    • Terms for Aqeedah

    • Quiz #2

  • 3

    People of the Correct Aqeedah

    • Terms for the Believers

    • Hadith of 73 Sects

    • The Saved Sect

    • Names of the Saved Sect

    • Do You Have to Name Yourself?

    • Quiz #3

  • 4

    Creed of the Raziyayn

    • Chain of Narration [Isnaad]

    • History & Importance of the Isnaad

    • Quiz #4

  • 5

    Eemaan [Belief]

    • Eemaan [Belief]

    • Quiz #5

  • 6

    The Qur'an

    • Correct View of the Qur'an

    • Heretical Views of the Qur'an

    • Quiz #6

  • 7

    Qadr [The Divine Decree]

    • Qadr

    • Categories of Qadr

    • Quiz #7

  • 8

    The Sahaba [Companions]

    • The Best of People

    • Abu Bakr

    • Umar, Uthman & Ali

    • The Rightly Guided Caliphs

    • The Ten Given Glad Tidings of Paradise

    • The Sahaba & Their Virtues

  • 9

    Allah's Attributes

    • Allah is Above His Throne

    • Allah will be Seen in the Hereafter

  • 10

    The Hereafter

    • Paradise & Hellfire

    • The Siraat [Bridge]

    • The Mizaan [Scale]

    • The Hawd [Lake]

    • The Shafaa'ah [Intercession]

    • Punishment of the Grave

    • Recording Angels

    • The Resurrection

    • People of Major Sins

  • 11

    Takfeer

    • Issues Related to Takfeer

  • 12

    Issues Related to Muslim Rulers

    • Jihad & Hajj

    • Revolting & Times of Fitnah

    • Obeying the Ruler

    • Following the Sunnah & Avoiding Deviation

    • Jihad under the Ruler

    • Hajj under the Ruler

    • Distribution of Zakat

  • 13

    Deviant Groups

    • Apparent State of a Believer

    • Statement of Being a Believer

    • The Murji'ah

    • The Qadariyyah

    • The Jahmiyyah

    • The Raafidah

    • The Khawaarij

    • Claiming the Qur'an was Created

  • 14

    Signs of Deviant Groups

    • Defaming the People of Hadith

    • Sign of the Heretics

    • Sign of the Jahmiyyah

    • Sign of the Qadariyyah

    • Sign of the Murji'ah

    • Deviants Continue to Slander People of the Sunnah

    • Avoiding the People of Deviation & Warning Against Them

    • Opinions Devoid of Evidence

    • The People of Kalaam