5 diseases of the nafs | UNITs 2 & 3

Self-Amazement ('Ujb)
& Envy (Hasad)


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 two new characteristics: 'Ujb (conceit, self-amazement, in awe of oneself) and Hasad (envy). Talking points include:

  • Definitions and signs of 'ujb & hasad

  • What Allah and His Messenger said about them

  • Reasons and causes of these diseases

  • Methods of limiting and curing 'ujb & hasad, and their polar opposites

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

Date: Starts 26 January 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.