Join us as we embark on a voyage which will inspire, educate and motivate your heart and soul by exploring the key messages and themes narrated in Surah al-Fatihah, a Surah which holds a very special place in the Qur’an and the lives of Muslims.
It has many names including:
Fatiĥat-ul-Kitāb (the opening of the book)
Umm-ul-Qur’an (the mother/foundation of the Qur’an)
Umm-ul-Kitāb (the mother/foundation of the book)
Surat-ul-Hamd (the surah of praise)
al-Saba’ al-Mathāni (the seven oft repeated verses)
al-Wāfiya (the faithful), al-Kāfiya (the sufficer)
al-Shifā (the cure).
There is an agreement amongst the Ulema that it has seven ayat. The exact way of identifying these seven ayat is differed over.
The topics that this great surah discusses are as follows:
Tawhīd (divine unity)
Wa’d and wa’īd (promise and threat)
Qasas wa amthāl (stories & parables)
The greatest surah of the Qur’an
It is the surah of private discourse between the slave and His Lord
It is a cure from all diseases
It is a protection from the evil eye and black magic
It is read with an intention for fulfilment of needs
It is read at sleep for protection
Ali ibn Abi Talib (may Allah be pleased with him) said, “If I wanted to expand on surah al-Fatiĥa, I would load 70 camels (with books as its commentary).
The Prophet said that Allah says, “I have divided the salah into two; half for me and half for my slave...”
Date, Time & Location
Starting Tuesday 10th April 2018 | 4 Weeks 19:15 to 20:15
Guidance Hub 389 Waterloo Road, Manchester M8 9AB
Course Fee - £25 for 4 weeks (£15 for members) Early Bird - £20