Breaking the Two Desires & Repentance, Patience and Gratitute
|Week 1||The Book of Breaking the Two Desires – Merits of Hunger and avoiding satiety||Hadith that mention the merit of hunger. The physical and spiritual benefits found in hunger.|
|Week 2||Methods of diet when considering one’s intake and how frequently one|
|How to gradually lessen one’s food intake and varying durations of hunger|
|Week 3||When is hunger praiseworthy and the two afflictions needing to be avoided as a result||Eating in solitude and wanting to be known for observing a disciplined diet.|
|Week 4||The two main benefits of sexual desire.||The act of intercourse and how its pleasure is understood as a semblance of what awaits in Paradise and the main reason for procreating is to ensure the continuity of humans.|
|Week 5||The Book of Repentance||The necessity and merit of repentance|
|Week 6||Integrals for a valid|
|How to perform repentance and when one should never doubt their repentance being accepted.|
|Week 7||Asking for forgiveness and the fruits it bears||The causational effect of Istighfar.|
|Week 8||The Book on Patience and Gratitude||The merits of patience as mentioned in the Quran and Hadith. The reality of patience and how it is shown for different situations.|
|Week 9||Gratitude and it’s states.||The merit of gratitude as mentioned in the Quran and Hadith. The reality of gratitude and the different modes it is manifested in.|
|Week 10||Gratitude and it’s states.||The merit of gratitude as mentioned in the Quran and Hadith. The reality of gratitude and the different modes it is manifested in.|
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Ahmad, Salih al-Shāmi. al-Muhadhab min lhya’ ‘ulum ai-din. 2 vols, Damascus, Dar al-Qalam (2018)
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