The Soul's Journey After Death - Summer 2021

Course Category: Aqida | Level 2 Course

Course Code: AQD 204

Instructor: Anse Rydanah Dahman

Duration: 5 weeks

Course Dates: July 26 - August 26, 2021

Day: Mondays & Thursdays

Time: 10:00 - 11:00 am CST

Classes last approximately 1 hour each. Live attendance is recommended whenever possible for the best learning experience. Recordings of the sessions will be made available for registered students who cannot attend live.

Offered: This course is offered in the Summer Term of each year.


  1. Students should be women above the age of 17.
  2. Successful completion of at least one Ribaat Level 1 course.
  3. AQD 101: "Foundations, Flounderings & Faith"

Course Description: This course is a trip into the “Book of the Soul” (Kitab al-Ruh) where we escort the human soul on its journey from start to finish in both the material world and the Hereafter. The course will discuss the spirits of both the living and the dead and the relationship between them with emphasis on the spirit of the dead, the questions and controversies that surround its departure, the grave, the Barzakh, and what the living should (and should not) do in regards to their own souls and to the souls of others.

The unique book of Ibn al-Qayyim is unparalleled in its coverage of the above subject while firmly adhering to the Quran, Hadith and the interpretations of the righteous Salaf.

Course Requirements: Students are expected to attend the online lectures, complete one or more weekly assignments, complete a term project, and submit a final exam.

This is an online course so students will need:

  • Access to internet with an internet speed of at least 2 Mbps recommended for best performance.
  • Headphones, camera and microphone may be required for in-class participation.
  • To access the live class and recordings, students will need a computer, smartphone, or tablet/iPad with the Zoom app.
Registration Fee: Non-refundable, non-transferable
Students will have access to course forums, recordings, and files until September , 2021.
  • $100.00 (not including the cost of the course materials)
  • $20.00 late registration fee after July 23rd (if seats are available)
  • $5.00 additional auditing fee.

Text: The Soul's Journey After Death: An Abridgment of Ibn Al-Qayyim's Kitabar-Ruh

Contact: For inquiries, contact

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