Tafsir of Surah Yasin
The British Academy of Qur'anic Studies (BAQS) presents a one-day intensive course on...
Monthly Qur’anic Seminar [MQS]
THE HEART OF THE QUR’AN: TAFSIR OF SURAH YASIN
Surah Yasin is the most famous surah of the Qur’an after surah Al-Fatiha. How many of us know the meaning and explanation of the magnificent verses contained within it? The Messenger of Allah (s) has narrated many virtues that are unique to this surah and described it as the ‘heart of the Qur’an.’
Embark on a journey to understand the message and key themes of this chapter of the Quran. Learn about the universal message of Islam to mankind, the relation of past nations with their respective prophets, strategies of Satan, life after death, paradise and hellfire and the accountability of mankind on the Day of Judgement. Surah Yasin is a call to Allah’s unity, reflection on His power, and preparation for the inevitable meeting with Him.
Virtues of Surah Yasin
Abu Hurairah narrates that the Messenger of Allah said:
"For everything there is a heart and the heart of the Quran is [surah] Yasin.” (Al-Bazzar)
Jundub Ibn Abdullah narrates that the Messenger of Allah said:
"Whosoever reads [surah] Yasin on a given night only with the intention of seeking the pleasure of Allah the Exalted, his sins are forgiven." (Ibn Hibban)
Ibn Abbas narrates that the Messenger of Allah said:
"My heart’s desire is that Surah Yasin should be present in the heart of every individual of my Ummah.” (Al-Bazzar)
Attend this course to:
• Contemplate the power of Allah (swt) and draw closer to Him.
• Reflect on the verses of surah Yasin and prepare yourself for the inevitable meeting with your Lord.
• Understand why this surah is recited to the dying person
TAKE A DECISIVE STEP TOWARDS ALLAH AND ENROL TODAY!!
Shaykh Hasan al-Banna
Shaykh Hasan al-Banna is the founding director of the Islamic Institute for Development & Research (IIDR). He graduated with a BA (Hons) in Arabic & Law (SOAS, University of London) and completed the Bar Vocational Course (BVC) qualifying as a barrister. His preliminary study of the classical Islamic sciences was under the tutelage of his father Shaykh Abdul Qadir and later with other notable scholars. He studied Arabic language and literature at the Institute Européan des Sciences Humaines (France) and at the University of Alexandria (Egypt). He is currently pursuing his postgraduate studies at Al-Azhar University in Islamic Jurisprudence. Shaykh Hasan al-Banna has translated several classical and contemporary works on Islamic history, thought and spirituality and is the author of the bestselling book Sirah of the Final Prophet (saw) - a book which he wrote at the age of sixteen. His forthcoming titles include: On Sufism (October 2010) and A Textbook on Ulum al-Quran (February 2011).
Saturday 5th June, 2010
9.00am – 6.30pm
Queen Mary, University of London, [Law building] Mile End Road, London, E1 4NS
[nearest tube station: Mile End station]
[Course material and refreshments included]
Online at http://www.iidr.org
T: 07092 813 541 E: firstname.lastname@example.org