"Allah has made the whole universe nourishment not only for the body but for the mind and spirit as well so that we can worship Allah not only with our body but also with our mind and spirit. However many Muslims today can only see the physical or outer layer of information of the universe and they end up worshipping Allah only with their body. This is not true servitude ('uboodiyyah) to Allah and is going against the teachings (millah) of Ibraheem (AS) and the practice (sunnah) of our Prophet Muhammad (SAW)" - Shaykh Dr Mohammad Akram Nadwi
Proper nourishment is essential for the balanced development of a child. But today the whole world is mostly concerned (if at all) about just one type of development - the physical development of a child. Even this is sometimes compromised by the economic interests of nations, multinational corporations and the media. For example it is so common these days to see horrible junk food advertisements targeted at children. Moreover when it comes to intellectual (mind) and spiritual (heart) development no one has a clue about them. Even the educational establishments which traditionally were focusing on intellectual and spiritual development of human beings have totally lost their way and are now only concerned about the physical development by helping people acquire skills, certificates and degrees so that they could earn a livelihood. So it is no wonder that despite the advancements in science and technology the well-being of the human is at its lowest with soaring suicide rates, dysfunctional families, mental health problems, greed and youth unrest.
If this is the state of the world then who is going to properly nourish the mind, body and spirit of the children? And more importantly how would that be done? Only if we find answers to these questions and apply them we can expect to raise righteous, balanced and bright children in the 21st century.
To explore these questions and more, register today for the groundbreaking seminar Raising A Muslim Child in The 21st Century - Preparing The Leaders of Tomorrow by Shaykh Dr Mohammad Akram Nadwi to be held in London. Shaykh Dr Mohammad Akram Nadwi takes a very unique multi-faceted approach to this subject. So register now without delay to secure your place and benefit from this invaluable seminar.
Cambridge Islamic Sciences Seminars London Presents
Raising A Muslim Child in The 21st Century
Preparing The Leaders of Tomorrow
By Shaykh Dr Mohammad Akram Nadwi (Oxford)
Dr Muhammad Zeyn Green-Thompson (Cambridge)
Psychiatrist & Cambridge University Researcher
Date: Saturday 12th October 2013
Time: 9.45AM - 6.00PM
Venue: Queen Mary, University of London - Mile End Road, London, E1 4NS
Online: Worldwide Live & Recorded Access
Parking: Free whole-day parking available
This seminar explores the issues surrounding raising confident, bright and responsible Muslim children in these challenging times and turbulent environment. Priceless lessons will be drawn from the examples of many of the prophets including Ibrahim (AS) and the seal of the prophets Muhammad (PBUH), his family, his companions and the greatest of scholars and leaders to follow in his footsteps. It also features the experience and the deep insight of Shaykh Dr Mohammed Akram Nadwi in raising a Muslim child particularly in the West in this highly informative yet very practical seminar. This is an essential seminar for parents, teachers and anyone involved in the welfare of children. It covers child development & upbringing from an Islamic perspective for people living in the West in a way that has never been covered before. Limited places available, please book as soon as possible.
- Crèche facilities (with play and activities) throughout the seminar at subsidised rates
- Free refreshment provided throughout the day and lunch sold onsite
- Interactive question and answer sessions
- Good location with public transport access and free whole day parking