Celestial Lessons

Turning to the night sky we reflect on the amazing secrets its study has uncovered

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Want to make the most of the blessed month of Ramadan with daily sessions of learning, reminders & reflections?

Light up your evenings with Celestial Lessons, a series of lectures about the unexpected knowledge gained from observing and thinking about the night sky.

These sessions were broadcast on YouTube weekly in Ramadan 2020.

Course Introduction

Watch Dr Amel Durakovic provide an overview of the course and its topics.

Your Instructor

Amel Durakovic
Amel Durakovic

Dr Amel Durakovic is a postdoctoral researcher in cosmology at the Institute of Physics of the Czech Academy of Science. In 2020, he was visiting Cambridge Muslim College and the Institute of Astronomy in Cambridge. He has a PhD in Physics from the University of Copenhagen. He works on cosmological models of structure formation, and the problems of dark matter and dark energy.

“A simple yet wonderful initiative to keep our minds engaged during the blessed Month, thank you CMC for all the great work you've done and are doing. May الله give you the Taufeeq to continue long in to the future.”


“This is a golden opportunity for us to enlighten our heart and soul with Islamic knowledge. Dear friends, please utilize this venture to the maximum.”

Ameen Muhammad

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there any prerequisites for this course?
There are no prerequisites for the Lecture Series, other than your curiosity and attention!
Does this include Ramadan Moments from Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad?
No, these are available as a separate free Lecture Series on this Online Learning Platform, and include Ramadan Moments delivered in previous years!
May I suggest...
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