Lessons from Surah al Kahf: Faith; Knowledge; Power and Wealth

Lessons from Surah al Kahf: Faith; Knowledge; Power and Wealth

Thursdays @ 8PM starting Sept 17 2020 | taught by Musleh Khan
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Reshma Chariwala

Reshma Chariwala

Musleh Khan
Musleh Khan
Resident Instructor

About the instructor

Shaikh Musleh Khan was born in Madinah, Saudi Arabia. He was raised and is currently residing in Toronto, Canada. At college he studied computer programming and then went to work as a Fraud analyst.

In 2002 Shaikh Musleh was accepted at the Islamic University of Madinah where he completed a diploma in Arabic followed by a BA in Islamic Law from the faculty of Da'wah and Usool al-deen. He memorised the Qur'an with an ijaza and has completed a complete study of Sahih al-Bukhari.

Shaikh Musleh undertook a study of various Islamic books including those on Fiqh, Hadith, Aqidah, Tafsir. Futhermore, he took classes with various prominent scholars in the course of his time in Madinah, including Sheikh Mukhtar Al-Shanqiiti, Sheikh Muhsin Al-Abaad, Sheikh Abd al-Razak, and Sheikh Muhammad Shafi among others.

Upon graduating in 2011 he has returned to Canada and has plans to pursue a Masters at York University, Toronto. He has been very active in the Toronto vicinity for more than 10 years, having conducted khutbahs, classes, lectures and conferences, as well as various Islamic Intensive programs in the United States. Shaikh Musleh enjoys long-distance running and basketball. He loves to read and write in addition to spending time preparing for classes in Toronto where he and his wife reside.

Surah Al-Kahf is found in 18th chapter of the Quran. It includes four historical stories, which we can derive amazing lessons from.

There are many benefits to being familiar with Surah. The Prophet ﷺ said:

 “One who memorized the first ten verses of Surah al Kahf will be secure against the Dajjal (Anti-Christ).” (Muslim)

There are 4 main sections of Sura Kahf, each filled with amazing lessons. They are :

1. The Story of the people of the cave – A Trial of Faith.
2. The Story of the man who owns two gardens – A Trial of Wealth.

3. The Story of Musa and Al-Khidr – A Trail of Knowledge.

4. The Story of the Dhul Qarnayn (A Righteous King) A Trial of Power.

In this exciting series, there is something for everyone. We will explore these 4 sections in detail and extract many lessons pertaining to the wisdom of trials in faith, the Muslim identity,  materialism and much more.

Course Contents

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