5 diseases of the nafs | UNITs 4 & 5

Arrogance (Kibr)
& Stinginess (Shuh)


A series of courses on the 5 most common and destructive diseases of the nafs (self). Primarily a study of verses and prophetic statements on the real world manifestations of each characteristic, their polar (positive) opposites and how to practically mitigate, eliminate and protect the nafs from them.

In this unit, students will look at the last two characteristics: Kibr (arrogance, haughtiness) and Shuh (stinginess, miserliness). Talking points include:

  • Definitions and signs of kibr & shuh

  • What Allah and His Messenger said about them

  • Reasons and causes of these diseases

  • Methods of limiting and curing kibr & shuh, and their polar opposites

CORE: This course contributes to CORE's Development strand: Soul

Taught by Shaykh Abu Ubayd

Date: Starts 21 February 2019
Time: Every Thursday 6pm - 8:30pm
Duration: 4 weeks
Registration: Limited spaces. Register early to secure your place
Student body: Open to both male and female students
Tuition fee: Free 

Important: Students that register but fail to attend will be blacklisted. As there is a student limit, please be mindful that a student's absence impacts others.