About this Course

Loving the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ is part of Islamic belief.  Therefore, it is extremely important to learn about him.  In this course, Shaykh Uthman ibn Farooq utilizes authentic sources to help us learn about the life of the beloved final Messenger of Allah ﷺ. In Part 1, we dive straight into the history of the beginning of creation & some of the stories of the first Prophets, peace be upon all of them, as they are part of the lineage of Prophet Muhammad ﷺ.

About the Instructor

Shaykh Uthman ibn Farooq was born in Pakistan and is from the Pashtun tribe, Yusufzai, but grew up in California from a young age.  He began practicing and studying Islam in his later teenage years, and was inspired to seek Islāmic knowledge abroad by ash- Shaikh Dr. ʿAwad al-Gargurī رحمه الله . For the next ten years Sh. ʿUthmān would continue to balance his secular and Islāmic studies, earning a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, an executive MBA in technology management, while attaining traditional Ijāzāt (accreditation) in classic Islāmic texts from qualified Islāmic scholars, such as ash-Shaikh Dr. Yusūf Mishaʿal حفظه الله (Ph.D. Umm al-Qura) and ash-Shaikh Dr. Sādiq al-Manna (Ph.D. Umm al-Qura) حفظه الله . His travels in search of Islāmic knowledge would take him to Jordan, Saūdī Arabia, Pākistān and the UAE. He has attained multiple Ijāzāt in books of Ḥanbalī Fiqh, Uṣūl al-Fiqh, Ḥadīth, Muṣṭalaḥ al- Ḥadῑth and a Master’s degree in Ḥadīth sciences.  He currently is the Imam of Masjid Al-Ribat in San Diego, CA.

Course curriculum

  • 1


    • Introduction: Love for Prophet Muhammad ﷺ

    • Benefits of Studying Seerah

    • Books Used

  • 2

    Beginning of Creation

    • First Creation

    • The Pen & Preserved Tablet

    • The Heavens & Earth

    • The Angels, Jinn, & Mankind

  • 3

    Adam ﷺ

    • Adam & Hawwaa'

    • Two Sons of Adam

    • Ten Generations

  • 4

    Nuh ﷺ

    • Nuh

    • Saam & History of the Arabs

  • 5

    Ibrahim ﷺ

    • The Khalil of Allah

    • A Nation Himself

    • Courageous Obedience

    • Ibrahim ﷺ vs Ruler of the Known World

    • Debating the Idolaters

    • Thrown in the Fire

    • Followers Ibrahim ﷺ

    • The Oppressive Ruler

    • Ibrahim's ﷺ Wives: Sarah & Hajar