A study of forty hadith on reformation of character and spiritual purification. This course is an engaging and practical guide to success in this life as well as the akhira, or Afterlife. Not only does this course explore remedies and essential matters for the soul but it also covers elegant manners that befit all people. Through this enlightening study of sound Prophetic hadiths, seekers of knowledge will learn how to protect themselves from those actions which necessitate everlasting regret and sorrow. Further, it reveals the keys to integrating the noble and pure traits that were taught by the Messenger of Allah (may Allah bless him and give him peace).

Allah’s Messenger (may Allah bless him and give him peace) used to say: The true mujaahid is the one who fights against his own soul.” [Tirmidhi] 

Embark upon a journey to purify your heart and soul with gems from the hadith. Learn the tazkiyyah and tasawwuf of the Sunnah.

Course Curriculum

    1. SPY-120-Required-Reading-Purification-of-the-Heart

    2. SPY-120-Recommended-Reading-14-Harms-of-Evil-Glances

    1. An Introduction to the Course

    2. Lesson 1 Quiz

    1. Virtues of Excellent Character

    2. Lesson 2 Quiz

    1. Virtues of Patience & Gratitude

    2. Lesson 3 Quiz

    1. Denouncing Lying, Anger & Greed

    2. Lesson 4 Quiz

    1. Warning Against Jealousy

    2. Lesson 5 Quiz

About this course

  • 5.5 hours of video content
  • Certificate upon completion
  • Part of Islamic Essentials Certificate Program

What will you learn in this course?

This course aims to provide the student with the following outcomes:

  • Understand the importance of rectifying oneself

  • Noble traits that are worthy of emulation & evil traits to avoid

  • How to adopt noble traits & stay away from and control evil traits

  • Self-Paced Online Courses

    You no longer need to travel long distances for classes. Our flexible courses work around your schedule.

  • Authentic Islamic Scholars

    Our courses are taught by qualified Islamic scholars. All of them are experts in their respective fields.

  • Progress Tracking

    Set goals and monitor your progress through our dashboard. We track your accomplishments for you!


Shaykh Tameem Ahmadi

Course Instructor

Shaykh Tameem Ahmadi is the founder of Masjid al-Huda, Nur Institute and Nur Publishing. After studying at San Francisco State University he pursued the study of sacred knowledge studying under some of the foremost Islamic scholars of North America, Africa and South Asia. Shaykh Tameem has been granted numerous ijazat in the Islamic sciences of Fiqh, Hadith, Aqidah, Tafsir, Usul and the numerous books of hadith including the Sihah Sittah. Some of the illustrious scholars from whom he attained ijazah of hadith from are the likes of Mufti Taqi Usmani and Mawlana Salimullah Khan. After completing the Dars Nizami curriculum, Shaykh Tameem immersed himself in the study of the Islamic Spiritual Sciences of the Heart under the private tutelage of one of the most honorable spiritual masters of our time who granted him the mantle of authorization to teach and transmit. He has authored a number of books and heads many scholastic efforts. He is a counselor and mentor for religious seekers of all ages teaching both the dedicated student of knowledge and the casual learner. He is fluent in Arabic, Farsi, Urdu and English. He currently resides in California with his family.