This course goes into the tafsir of each verse in this beautiful and deeply meaningful surah. Crucial aspects of an Islamic lifestyle are explored in great detail, from good etiquettes to hypocritical habits. This course also discusses major incidents such as the blasphemous rumour regarding our mother A’ishah (may Allah be pleased with her) and famous verses such as the Verse of Light, all in the short span of eight lessons. Surah Nur is a Madinan Surah. This course will allow the student to appreciate the Madani verses and style while developing an understanding of issues surrounding Islamic morality, etiquette, spirituality and belief discussed in the Surah. An incredibly fascinating course for every Muslim.

Take this course to grasp the beauty of this surah!

Course Curriculum

    1. QUR104-Required-Reading-Tafsir-Surah-Nur-Verses-30-31-from-Anwar-al-Bayan

    2. QUR104-Recommended-Reading-Light-Verse-Tafsir-Surah-Nur-from-Maariful-Quran

    1. Introduction to Surah Nur

    2. Lesson 1 Quiz

    1. The Story of Ifk

    2. Lesson 2 Quiz

    1. Seeking Permission & Lowering Gaze

    2. Lesson 3 Quiz

    1. Modesty in Islam

    2. Lesson 4 Quiz

    1. Significance of Marriage

    2. Lesson 5 Quiz

About this course

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

What will you learn in this course?

This course aims to provide the student with the following outcomes:

  • Essential etiquettes and morals that are befitting to the dignity of a Muslim

  • The correlation between each verse that perfectly ties the surah together

  • The full context and reasoning for the Islamic rulings on adultery, its punishment & lowering one's gaze

  • Story behind the rumor about Sayyidatuna A’ishah (may Allah be pleased with her)

  • Habits of hypocrites and how to avoid them, as well as praiseworthy habits and actions

  • How to cleanse oneself of immoral desires

  • Self-Paced Online Courses

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

  • Authentic Islamic Scholars

    Our courses are taught by qualified Islamic scholars. All of them are experts in their respective fields.

  • Progress Tracking

    Set goals and monitor your progress through our dashboard. We track your accomplishments for you!


Dr. Mufti Abdur-Rahman Mangera

Dean, Course Instructor

Dr. Mufti Abdur-Rahman ibn Yusuf Mangera is a British Muslim scholar educated in both the Islamic and Western traditions. He memorised the Qur’an by heart and graduated from the Darul Uloom seminary Bury, UK, and later earned a specialised licence to issue fatwa (legal responses) at Mazahir ‘Ulum Saharanpur, India. He earned his BA from the University of Johannesburg and completed his MA and PhD in Islamic Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies in London. He holds an honorary fellowship at The Royal Aal al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought, Amman, Jordan. Shaykh Abdur-Rahman has the unique experience of serving as an imam in Muslim communities on both sides of the Atlantic, eight years in Southern California and over five in the great city of London—and his continued work as an international speaker and lecturer enables him to address and offer pertinent advice on current challenges that face Muslims in the West. He is the founder of Whitethread Institute, a post-graduate insititute for Islamic scholars. He is an avid traveller and continues to teach hadith and work on scholarly publications through White Thread Press. Many of his lectures are available on Zamzam Academy and his courses through Rayyan Courses.