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40 Days to Muharrum – The Husseini symbolic rituals – 6 Session – Islamic Course

Sheikh Nami will be presenting short courses in a HAWZA / University style.

The first course is – Topic: The Husseini symbolic rituals

Islamic courses
Course 1 – Subject: Fiqh (jurisprudence)

Topic: The Husseini symbolic rituals

Duration: 6 weeks – Cost $100

Register by email to – info@imamhasancentre.com.au

First class: 20/7/2019
Last class: 24/8/2019

Details: in this course you will learn
• Definition of “Sha’ir” rituals
• Tatbir (self-flagellation) and its origin
• Is Tatbir considered a religious ritual?
• Evidence used for proving the rituals
• Chest beating in Muhuram
• Crying on Imam Hussein (as)
• The philosophy behind the reward mentioned in our books.
On the sixth week, each student must present their own research about the topic.

Lesson number one

Course: Husseini symbolic rituals

Topics: Fiqh (Jurisprudence), History, science of narrators (Ilm al-Rijāl)


  • Linguistic definition of rituals
  • Religious definition of rituals and the different views of scholars
  • The name “Husseini rituals”
  • The definition we follow for rituals
  • The historical origins of Tatbir
  • Narrations regarding Tatbir


  • Mention the different religious views in defining rituals? Which one you believe to be more accurate?
  • What is the definition you follow for rituals?
  • What is historical origins of tatbir?
  • How do you view the narrations that are found in our books regarding Tatbir?
  • What is the meaning of the term “Mursal” in the science of Hadith?

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