The Heart of the Quran: Tafsir Surat Yasīn | Recordings

Course Category: Tafsir | Short Course

Instructor: Anse Dr. Farhana Yunus

Course Dates: May 6 - 28, 2024

Days: Mondays & Tuesdays

Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm CST

Course Description: 

Anse Farhana Yunus leads students through an in-depth exploration of Surah Yasīn, one of the most widely recited and revered chapters of the Quran. It holds a special significance due to its profound spiritual and temporal benefits. The surah is often recited during times of hardship, illness, or grief, as it is brings solace and ease to those in distress.

Many Muslims believe that reciting Surah Yasīn can offer protection against the trials and tribulations of this world and the Hereafter. It is often recited as a form of prayer for forgiveness, as it highlights the infinite mercy and forgiveness of Allah. The surah is also believed to contain countless blessings and rewards for those who recite it with sincerity and devotion.

Surah Yasīn is considered to be a powerful tool for spiritual growth and connection to Allah. It contains several verses that emphasize the power and majesty of Allah, reminding us of our ultimate purpose and the importance of living a righteous and meaningful life. By reciting Surah Yasīn, students can deepen understanding and appreciation of the Quran, and strengthen their relationship with Allah.

Surah Yasīn covers a variety of themes that are fundamental to Islamic teachings. Some of the major themes found in this chapter of the Quran:

Belief in Allah: Surah Yaseen emphasizes the importance of recognizing Allah as the one true God and submitting to His will.

The Hereafter: The surah contains several verses that describe the rewards and punishments that await us in the Hereafter based on our actions in this world.

Prophethood: The surah mentions the stories of past prophets and the messages they brought to their people, emphasizing the importance of following the guidance of Allah's messengers.

Resurrection: The surah stresses the reality of resurrection and the Day of Judgment, where all of our actions will be weighed and judged.

The Power of Allah: Surah Yasīn contains several verses that describe the power and majesty of Allah, reminding us of His infinite mercy and ability to forgive.

Moral Values: The surah highlights the importance of moral values such as honesty, humility, and compassion, and warns against the destructive consequences of arrogance and disobedience.

Mercy: Surah Yasīn emphasizes the mercy and forgiveness of Allah, encouraging us to seek His forgiveness and turn to Him in times of need.

Overall, Surah Yasīn contains a wealth of guidance and wisdom on the fundamental aspects of Islamic teachings, serving as a powerful reminder of our purpose and responsibilities as believers.

Course Prerequisites:

Students should be women above the age of 17.

Course Logistics:

  • Designed in an easy to follow format.
  • Recordings available to registered students
  • Based on the aqida of Ahl al-Sunnah wa al-Jama'a.

Course Requirements: 

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.

Text: The Heart of the Qur'an: Commentary on Surah Yasin with Diagrams and Illustrations, Asim Khan

Students are responsible for ordering their textbooks before the start of class. Ribaat textbooks are available to enrolled students at a discounted rate through Rabata Bookshop. Once enrolled, students will have access to the discount code through the course forum.


Registration Fee: Non-refundable, non-transferable

  • $100.00 (not including the cost of the course materials)

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