Get acquainted with our course facilitators. Qualified in both academic and Islamic studies, ranging from speech therapy and engineering to media and communications; they bring a wealth of life experience to the classroom, thereby enlivening the teachings of the Qur’an.

Raising Warriors

Raising Warriors   I had to choose a sahābiyāt (female companion of our Prophet ﷺ) for my second year sīrah assignment. And I chose Al Khansa.  A mother, a mother to sons. I chose her, because I could relate. Before Islam, Al Khansa suffered from severe depression. Yet, she successfully raised real men. But how?     After reading about her…

Looking for a Personal Trainer?

Looking for a Personal Trainer?   In our current world, it is easy to find individuals enthusiastic about building and strengthening our physical bodies. Thousands of training programmes exist, thousands of books have been written and equally as many institutes have been designed expressly for this purpose. We find every type of fitness trainer. We…

Zahraa Institute Qur'an Ceremony 2018

Receiving my Book

  Receiving my Book   Alone…in a crowd of people I can hear all the chatter, the laughter, the movements around me. But here I am Alone in a crowd of people Heart pounding, clammy skin, anxiety knotting my insides All alone in a crowd of people I should have…I could have… What will the…

Zahraa Institute Teachers

Our Thanksgiving Day

A Day to Appreciate our Teachers Our teachers do so much for us, as students. They are our means of knowledge, the ones in whom we place our trust, grant our (mostly) undivided attention and look up to as practical role models – real people. As students, we are aware that we need to look beyond only accumulating knowledge and scoring high marks. Bringing home an impressive report card or…