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West London Islamic Centre & Jamia Masjid

Al-Manar Project

The West London section initiated the Al-Manar Education Project in 2004. The long-term aspiration of this initiative was to establish a modern educative institute which could properly cater for the Islamic schooling and scholarship of our ever-growing community and youth.

The project aimed to create a Islamic seminary which would help produce a new generation of Imams, Alima's, teachers, mentors, and Daee's. Who embody not only the authentic, precise and eternal message of Islam but will also be compelled to excel and achieve success in their higher education. Producing tolerant and moderate Muslim professionals who truely understand, appreciate and respect both British culture, heritage, values and citizenship, whilst also having a strong religous identity and knowledge base.

Work in progress consisted of 13 consecutive year summer schools for 8-19 year olds, a part-time evening and weekend Islamic school specifically for teenage boys and girls and flexible weekday and weekend part-time study pathways for adults who wish to refresh their understanding and knowledge of faith. All courses are taught by professional staff and graduates from acclaimed Islamic universities. Topics covered include Qur'an studies, Tajweed, Hifz, Fiqh-ul Hadith, Uloom ul Deen (Islamic studies), Arabic language, Tazkiyah (Self-purification), Khuluqul Muslim (Muslim character building) and Islamic history.

To find out more about current programs and the Summer School, please contact the Centre office on 020 8840 4140

You can also email: info@wliconline.org

 

The Prophet (pbuh) said, "If anyone travels on a road in search of knowledge, Allah (swt) will cause him to travel on one of the roads of Paradise. The angels will lower their wings in their greatest pleasure with one who seeks knowledge, the inhabitants of the heavens and the earth and the fish in the deep waters will ask for forgiveness for the learned man.

The superiority of the learned man over the devout is like that of the moon, on the night when it is full, over the rest of the stars. The learned are the heirs of the Prophets and the Prophets leave neither dinar nor dirham (money), leaving only knowledge, and he who takes it takes an abundant portion"
(Abu Dawood)


The Prophet Muhammed (pbuh) said 'Kindness is a mark of faith, whosoever does not display or practice kindness, has no faith'
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