The Ahadith of Medicine

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The Ahadith of Medicine

About The Course

The course provides an in-depth conceptual introduction to prophetic traditions related to the subject of medicine. The chosen text is from the Chapter of Medicine from Sahih al-Bukhari (صحيح البخاري‎‎), one of the Kutub al-Sittah (six major hadith collections). These prophetic traditions, ahadith, were collected by the great Muslim hadith scholar Muhammad ibn Isma`il al-Bukhari (ra), after being transmitted orally for generations. This collection of ahadith is considered the most authentic book after the Holy Quran.


Dr Rafaqat Rashid

(Academic Director, Al Balagh Academy, UK)

Shaykh Mustaqeem Shah

(Lecturer, Al Balagh Academy, UK)

Mufti Abdur Raheem Ibn Dawood Limbada

(Senior Lecturer, Tafseer Raheemi, UK)

Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari

(Darul Iftaa, Leicester, UK )


16 Live Online Sessions

4+ Months

Video Recordings Available

Sundays, 3:00PM - 4:30PM BST

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Next Batch Starts from July 25th, 2021.

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Dr Rafaqat Rashid

(Academic Director, Al Balagh Academy, UK)

Shaykh Mustaqeem Shah

(Lecturer, Al Balagh Academy, UK)

Mufti Mohammad Ibn Adam al-Kawthari

(Darul Iftaa, Leicester, UK)

Mufti Abdur Raheem Ibn Dawood Limbada, Advisory Board Member at Al Balagh Academy

Shaykh Abdur Raheem Limbada

(Senior Lecturer, Tafseer Raheemi, UK)




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The Life of Imam Bukhari (r.a.) and Sahih al-Bukhari



The Islamic Perspective on Disease and Cure



Therapy with Natural Products



Alternative Therapies and Healing – Part 1



Alternative Therapies and Healing – Part 2



Some Disease Conditions and Prophetic Traditions



Islam and Epidemic Diseases



Islam and Ruqya – Part 1



Islam and Ruqya – Part 2



Is the Holy Qur'an Really a Miracle?



Some Interesting Medical Concepts in Hadith



Importance of Hadith and Important Take-Home Message

Course Aims and Objectives

  • To describe the Islamic legal and ethical perspectives to some of the issues mentioned in hadith literature related to medicine and therapy.
  • To understand basic principles of the science of hadith as a basis for the practice of medicine in accordance with shari’ah
  • To develop a greater understanding of the Islamic rulings related to the hadith literature its spiritual nature and how it can be
  • To discuss critical concepts of Islamic theology and doctrinal positions that underpin Islamic moral frameworks.
  • To provide a forum and interpersonal contact between Medical Practitioners, Muslim Scholars (Ulamaa) and other academics, in order to build a network of support and resource for the future.

Course Overview

The course aims to provide both theory and case-based practical advice on some of the most interesting and common medical issues for Muslims from the most authentic book after the Holy Quran. It addresses some fundamental questions affecting health care and allied professionals today.

Course Content and Format

The course covers most of the fundamental aspects of prophetic traditions related to the subject of Medicine and relates to contemporary issues. There are 16 live sessions delivered over 3 months. The live online interactive sessions are delivered on Sundays for up to 1.5 to 2 hours.

The whole course is taken online and offers a flexible way to study while maintaining work and personal commitments.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this unique course, the delegates will:

  • Gain knowledge and practical understanding of hadith literature related to the subject of medicine to become better informed
  • Understand the different Islamic views relating to the field of medicine as stated in hadith literature and relate to modern context.
  • Advise and inform patients and doctors about Islamic rulings relating to contemporary medical issues as stated in hadith literature.

Abdur-Rahman bin ‘Abdullah narrated from his father that:
The Prophet(Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “May Allah make a man radiant, the man who hears a Hadith from us and conveys it, for perhaps the one to whom it is conveyed may remember it better than the one who (first) hears it.”

Reference : Sunan Ibn Majah : Book 1, Hadith 238

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The Final Exam will be held at the end of the course and will be a Graded And Timed Exam.

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