Project Illumine: Surah 81 Al Takwir
Circles of Learning (Halaqas) · 23. February 2021
Part 1: Dr. Khaled Abou El Fadl presents the illuminated meaning of Surah 81, Al Takwir, from his lifelong journey with the Quran. This is not the traditional line-by-line approach of Quranic commentaries (tafsir), but an exposition of the unique message of each chapter of the Quran as its own distinct part of a whole.
Project Illumine: Surah 38 Saad
Circles of Learning (Halaqas) · 20. February 2021
Part 1: Dr. Khaled Abou El Fadl presents the illuminated meaning of Surah 38, Saad, from his lifelong journey with the Quran. This is not the traditional line-by-line approach of Quranic commentaries (tafsir), but an exposition of the unique message of each chapter of the Quran as its own distinct part of a whole.

Project Illumine: Surah 73 Al Muzzammil
Circles of Learning (Halaqas) · 16. February 2021
Part 1: Dr. Khaled Abou El Fadl presents his original Quranic commentary on Surah 73: Al Muzzammil, one of the earliest revealed chapters of the Quran. As part of the Project Illumine: The Light of the Quran series, this presentation of the chapter-by-chapter meaning of the Quran is the fruit of a lifelong dedication to the study of every tafsir of the Islamic tradition coupled with intense dhikr to open the deeper meanings of the surahs. This is the thirteenth surah that has been covered in...
Project Illumine: Surah 50 Qaf
Circles of Learning (Halaqas) · 13. February 2021
Part 1: Dr. Khaled Abou El Fadl presents his original Quranic commentaries on Surah 50, Qaf. As part of the Project Illumine: The Light of the Quran series, this presentation of the chapter-by-chapter meaning of the Quran is the fruit of a lifelong dedication to the study of every tafsir of the Islamic tradition coupled with intense dhikr to open the deeper meanings of the surahs. This is the twelfth surah that has been covered in this unique approach to covering the Quran, driven by the desire...

Project Illumine: Surah 74 Al Muddaththir
Circles of Learning (Halaqas) · 09. February 2021
Part 1: Dr. Khaled Abou El Fadl presents the illuminated meaning of Surah 74, Al Muddaththir, from his lifelong journey with the Quran. This is not the traditional line-by-line approach of Quranic commentaries (tafsir), but an exposition of the unique message of each chapter of the Quran as its own distinct part of a whole.
Project Illumine: Surah 25 Al Furqan
Circles of Learning (Halaqas) · 06. February 2021
Part 1: Dr. Khaled Abou El Fadl presents his original Quranic commentaries on Surah 25, Al Furqan, "The Criterion." As part of the Project Illumine: The Light of the Quran series, this presentation of the chapter-by-chapter meaning of the Quran is the fruit of a lifelong dedication to the study of every tafsir of the Islamic tradition coupled with intense dhikr to open the deeper meanings of the surahs. This is the eleventh surah that has been covered in this unique approach to covering the...

Project Illumine: Surah 52 Al Tur
Circles of Learning (Halaqas) · 30. January 2021
In the first official session of Project Illumine: The Light of the Quran, Dr. Khaled Abou El Fadl presents his personal journey with the Quran. Dr. Abou El Fadl has spent the last thirty years building a relationship with the Quran - reading every tafsir he could find and spending countless hours and nights in dhikr (the remembrance of God). In this series, he shares his conviction that every chapter of the Quran has a unique moral message that the early Muslims understood in a way that modern...
Project Illumine: Surah 29 Al Ankabut
Circles of Learning (Halaqas) · 10. October 2020
Part 1: Dr. Khaled Abou El Fadl presents his original Quranic commentaries on Surah 29: Al Ankabut, "The Spider." As part of the Project Illumine: The Light of the Quran series, this presentation of the chapter-by-chapter meaning of the Quran is the fruit of a lifelong dedication to the study of every tafsir of the Islamic tradition coupled with intense dhikr to open the deeper meanings of the surahs. This is the eighth surah that has been covered in this unique approach to covering the Quran,...

Project Illumine: Surah 46 Al Ahqaf
Circles of Learning (Halaqas) · 12. September 2020
Part 1: Dr. Khaled Abou El Fadl shares his personal journey and dhikr with the Quran in this new series of halaqas named Project Illumine: The Light of the Quran (https://www.usuli.org/project-illumine/), an original methodology for determining the unique message each chapter of the Quran brings. In this session, he presents his finding on Surah 46: Al Ahqaf. In the introduction, Executive Director Grace Song talks about the passing of their dog, Lucci, and learning and performing the Islamic...
Project Illumine: Surah 15 Al Hijr
Circles of Learning (Halaqas) · 29. August 2020
Part 1: Dr. Khaled Abou El Fadl presents the illuminated meaning of Surah 15, Al Hijr, from his lifelong journey with the Quran. This is not the traditional line-by-line approach of Quranic commentaries (tafsir), but an exposition of the unique message of each chapter of the Quran as its own distinct part of a whole.

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