A detailed course building upon the previous Rayyan tafsir courses by further exploring Qur’anic themes and the deeper meanings of the Qur’anic verses. This course will encourage students to find answers to modern issues from the lessons learned from Surah Kahf. It will also inculcate in the student appreciation of previous prophets and peoples, as well as assist in deriving spiritual lessons from its stories and parables.

Course Curriculum

    1. QUR103-Glossary_Tafsir_Surah_Kahf

    2. QUR103-Required-Reading-Clarification-of-the-Concept-of-Tawkin

    3. QUR103-Recommended-Reading-The-Cave-of-Ashab-al-Kahf-Where-and-When

    1. Introduction to Surah Kahf

    2. Lesson 1 Quiz

    1. Companions of the Cave (Part 1)

    2. Lesson 2 Quiz

    1. Companions of the Cave (Part 2)

    2. Lesson 3 Quiz

    1. Companions of the Cave (Part 3)

    2. Lesson 4 Quiz

    1. Parable of the Two Companions

    2. Lesson 5 Quiz

About this course

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

What will you learn in this course?

This course covers the following topics:

  • Story of the Companions of the Cave (Ashab al-Kahf) and lessons that can be derived from the story

  • Parables of the Man and Two Gardens as well as the Earth, Rain and Vegetation

  • Lessons from the ayahs on argumentation and hardening of hearts

  • Lessons from the story of Musa (peace be upon him) and Khidr (peace be upon him)

  • Story of Dhul Qarnayn

  • Discussion on Ya'juj and Ma'juj, Dajjal and Descent of 'Isa (peace be upon him)

  • 'Ujb (Vanity) and Riya' (Ostentation)

  • Self-Paced Online Courses

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

  • Authentic Islamic Scholars

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Ustad Muhammad Hamood

Course Instructor

Muhammad Hamood formally studied the Islamic sciences in Pakistan where he completed the Darse Nizami curriculum graduating at the top of his class with a degree and formal authorization (ijazahs) in the six major books of Hadith from his teachers. Among the subjects he studied include the Arabic language, Hanafi fiqh, Usul al-Fiqh, Tafsir, Hadith, Usul al-Hadith, Mantiq, Aqidah and Usul al-Ifta. Currently, he teaches subjects in the Alim program at Al Khalil Academy in Toronto. His online courses on Tafsir, Hadith, Ulum al-Qur'an and Fiqh can be found at Rayyan Courses. He presently resides in the Greater Toronto Area with his wife and children.