Project Description

Prophetic Narrations on Medicine


The course intends to put light on the most prevalent and prominent medical issues with a theoretical and practical approach from Sahih Al-Bukhari, the most authentic Book of Ahadeeth. The issues discussed here reflect on the basic queries pertaining to medical care and affiliated sectors on the present note.

πŸ‘‰πŸΎ Who Can Apply to This Course: Any graduate-level student (Medical/Non-medical).

πŸ‘‰πŸΎ Course Duration: 6 Months.

πŸ‘‰πŸΎ Course Materials: Pre-session Study Notes, Lecture Notes; Live & Recorded Video Classes.

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πŸ‘‰πŸΏ Illustrating the idea of the Islamic point of view in medicine and therapy solely with the aid of authentic Hadit.
πŸ‘‰πŸΏ Paving the way to speculate Islamic belief and ideological stance abiding by the Islamic Infrastructure.
πŸ‘‰πŸΏ Acknowledging the fundamentals of Hadith science and the Prophetic approach to make clinical practice in the light of Islamic Shari’ah.
πŸ‘‰πŸΏ Establishing a correlation between Prophetic medicine and conventional medicine.
πŸ‘‰πŸΏ Discovering the spiritual array within the framework of Prophetic treatment.
πŸ‘‰πŸΏ Instituting a dynamic platform for Muslim medical Practitioners and scholars to layout solutions for the probableΒ future issue.
πŸ‘‰πŸΏ Providing a virtual stage where topics concerning medicine and treatment shall be canvassed in the context of Prophetic tradition.

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While the entire course, students will:
πŸ‘‰πŸΏ Acquire both theoretic and pragmatic understanding of Hadeeth science associated with medical cases.
πŸ‘‰πŸΏ Perceive the wide range of Islamic perspectives pertaining to medical science in the light of both Prophetic tradition and conventional stance.
πŸ‘‰πŸΏ Counsel and guide patients about Islamic rulings concerning current healthcare issues through the glasses of Hadeeth science.

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The subject matters of the course are obtained from The Chapter of Medicine (Kitab at-Tibb) of Sahih AlBukhari which is the most prominent book of Kutub al-Sittah (six major Hadith collections) and also the most authentic book after the Holy Quran. These Hadith were collected and compiled over a period of almost 16 years, thoroughly checking the authenticity of the narrations by the most renowned Muslim scholar and Muhaddith, Muhammad Ibn Isma’il Al-Bukhari (Ra.).

The course offers discussion on the most basic points of prophetic medicine pertaining to medical science and modern issues. The whole course time is designed into 16 live classes, each 1.5-2 hours long for an approximate time of over 3 months. It is an entirely online formatted course so the students can have their course time adapted to their regular day-to-day life.

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Module-01. Course Introduction and Basics of Hadeeth Science

  • Introduction
  • Learning outcomes and objectives
  • The basics of Hadeeth Science


Module-02. Biography and Methodology of Imam Bukhari (Ra.)

  • A look at the life of Imam Bukhari (Ra.)
  • Sahih Al-Bukhari: an introduction
  • Sahih Al-Bukhari: Differentiating attributes


Module-03. Disease and Treatment- An Islamic Viewpoint

  • Chapter – 01: There is no disease except its treatment
  • Chapter – 02: May a man treat a woman or a woman treat a man?
  • Chapter – 03: There is the cure in three things


Module-04. Natural remedies and their therapeutic use

  • Chapter – 04: Treatment with honey
  • Chapter – 05: To treat with the milk of camels
  • Chapter – 06: To treat the urine of camels
  • Chapter – 07: (To treat with) black cumin (Nigella seeds)
  • Chapter – 08: At-Talbina prepared for the patient


Module-05. Alternative Treatment and Therapies (Part-01)

  • Chapter – 09: Sa’ut
  • Chapter – 10: To sniff the Indian and sea Qust (kind of incense)
  • Chapter – 11: What time one should be cupped
  • Chapter – 12: To be cupped while on a journey or in Ihram
  • Chapter – 13: To be cupped (as a treatment) for a disease
  • Chapter – 14: Cupping on the head
  • Chapter – 15: Cupping to treat unilateral or bilateral headache


Module-06. Alternative Treatment and Therapies (Part-02)

  • Chapter – 16: To get one’s head shaved because of some ailment
  • Chapter – 17: Branding (cauterizing)
  • Chapter – 18: To treat ophthalmia with antimony or kohl
  • Chapter – 19: Leprosy
  • Chapter – 20: Al-Mann heals eye diseases
  • Chapter – 21: Al-Ladud (the medicine which is poured or inserted into one side of a patients mouth)


Module-07. Prophetic Narrations on Some Disease Conditions

  • Chapter – 22: Chapter
  • Chapter – 23: Al-Udhra (throat or tonsil diseases)
  • Chapter – 24: The treatment for a person suffering from diarrhoea
  • Chapter – 25: There is no Safar disease that afflicts the abdomen
  • Chapter – 26: Pleurisy
  • Chapter – 27: To burn a mat to stop bleeding
  • Chapter – 28: Fever is from the Heat of Hell


Module-08. Islamic Perspective on Epidemic Diseases

  • Chapter – 29: Whoever went out of the land because of its climate and water
  • Chapter – 30: What has been mentioned about the plague
  • Chapter – 31: The reward of a person who suffers from the plague and remains patient


Module-09. Islam and Ruqya (Part-01)

  • Chapter – 32: Ar-Ruqya with the Qur’an and the Mu’awwidhat
  • Chapter – 33: To do Ruqya by reciting Surat Al-Fatiha
  • Chapter – 34: Conditions for doing Ruqya with Surat Al-Fatiha
  • Chapter – 35: Ruqya for an evil eye
  • Chapter – 36: The effect of an evil eye is a fact


Module-10. Islam and Ruqya (Part-02)

  • Chapter – 37: To treat a snakebite or a scorpion sting with a Ruqya
  • Chapter – 38: The Ruqya of the Prophet (SAWS)
  • Chapter – 39: An-Nafth while treating with a Ruqya
  • Chapter – 40: Passing right hand on the place of an ailment while treating with a Ruqya
  • Chapter – 41: A woman may treat a man with a Ruqya
  • Chapter – 42: Whoever does not treat or get treated with a Ruqya


Module – 11. Black magic and Omens

  • Chapter – 43: At-Tiyara (drawing an evil omen from birds, etc.)
  • Chapter – 44: Al-Fa’l (good omen)
  • Chapter – 45: No Hama
  • Chapter – 46: Foretellers
  • Chapter – 47: Magic
  • Chapter – 48: Shirk and witchcraft are from the Mubiqat (great destructive sins)
  • Chapter – 49: Should a bewitched person be treated?
  • Chapter – 50: Witchcraft
  • Chapter – 51: Some eloquent speech is as effective as magic


Module – 12. Miscellaneous medical practices and perceptions in Hadith

  • Chapter – 52: The use of ‘Ajwa’ dates as medicine for magic
  • Chapter – 53: No Hama
  • Chapter – 54: No ‘Adwa’ (no contagious disease is conveyed without Allah’s permission)
  • Chapter – 55: The poison given to the Prophet (SWAS)
  • Chapter – 56: The taking of poison and treating with it
  • Chapter – 57: The milk of she-asses
  • Chapter – 58: If a housefly falls in a utensil
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