Sakinah Time Resources

Primary texts, class-room ready units, and much more

Sakinah Time: Foundations of Islam Resources
Morning Assembly

The Morning Assembly is a unique time in Sakinah Circle. The whole Sakinah family is there; everyone is ready to start the day with the remembrance of our Creator. Muslim Education Foundation has developed text to be routinely use in the Assembly. Please morning assembly=routine text and use it at home as well, especially on days where there is no school.


Develop a life-long relationship with the Qurʾān

Memorization with Understanding:

Juz 29 and 30, Sūratul-fātiḥa; āyat al-kursī; the last two verses of sura Baqara; āyat al-nūr; sura yā-sīn; sura raḥmān; sura waqiʿah; sura mulk

Selected Aspects of Sciences of the Qurʾān (ʿUlūm al-Qurʾān)

  • Al-Itqān fī ʿulūm al-Qurʾān by Jalāl al-Dīn al-Suyūṭī; the instructor extracts relevant portions and uses
  • ʿUlūm al-Qurʾān by Ahmed Von Denffer is based on Suyūṭī’s Itqān, is a shorter, and simplified text.



Living in the Time of Prophecy

i.  Students develop an experiential and personal relationship with the Prophet, upon him blessings and peace, through learning about his life, times, and other aspects of the sacred history of Islam.

ii.  Essentials of Hadith

iii.  Lives of the Companions


Personal fiqh

i.  Personal fiqh: Students acquire minimum knowledge essential for required the practice of Islam as they reach puberty

ii.  Schools of Fiqh: Students develop familiarity with different schools of fiqh, acquire a broad understanding of the history of emergence these schools and their founding principles


Foundations of Belief

i.  Islam, Īmān, Iḥsān

ii.  Beautiful Names of Allah

iii.  Messengers and Prophets

iv.  Previous Books

v.  Resurrection

vi.  Qadr

Architects of Islamic Civilization


Scholar for the 2023-24 school year

Students Develop personal relationships with the selected Architects of Islamic Civilization

Student learn about their lives, times, areas of expertise, contributions to knowledge, their enduring legacy.

Imam Bukhari, may Allah have mercy on him

Imam Bukhari: Biography


Imam Bukhari: His life and times by Abdal Hakim Murad

His works

Biograph: Audio file

كتاب سيرة الإمام البخاري سيد الفقهاء وإمام المحدثين