Posts tagged with "Surah al Najm"

"Surah al Najm and the Idols Within"
Friday Khutbahs (Sermons) · 19. March 2021
In the Project Illumine tafasir halaqas, the last surah we dealt with was Surah al-Najm, a surah that is profoundly eloquent, profoundly beautiful in its meter, music and in its descriptive power. Furthermore, the meaning of the surah is remarkably earth-shattering. For so long, Surah al-Najm has been considered a surah that relates to the Isra wa al-Miraj and the ascension of the Prophet to the Heavens to be in proximity to the Divine. It has unfortunately become the center point in a rather...
Project Illumine: Surah 53 Al Najm
Circles of Learning (Halaqas) · 16. March 2021
Dr. Khaled Abou El Fadl presents his original Quranic commentary on Surah 53: Al Najm, as part of the ongoing Project Illumine: Light of the Quran series at The Usuli Institute ( Project Illumine is a year-long intensive immersion into the unique moral messages in each of the 114 surahs (chapters) of the Quran, the fruit of this scholar's lifetime relationship with the Quran. This is the twenty-first chapter in the series. This is not the traditional line-by-line exegesis, but a...

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