Course Modules

Tasneem Institute’s crash courses enable communities to invite our instructors for on-site, weekend-long sessions.  Courses are only offered in-person.  For bookings please contact Director@Tasneeminstitute.org

The Purification of the Soul

Description: A study and analysis of the diseases, remedies and nourishment for the human soul from a Quranic perspective.


Life of the Prophet: The Meccan Period

Description: An in-depth study of the life of the Holy Prophet from his birth to the hijrah.


Life of the Prophet: From Emigration to Hudaybiya

Description: An in-depth study of the life of the Holy Prophet from his migration to Medina to the famous treaty of Hudaybiya.


Life of the Prophet: The Final Years and the Farewell

Description: An in-depth study of the life of the Holy Prophet from the treaty of Hudaybia to his death.


Evolution of Jurisprudence (Fiqh) 

Description: Historical analysis of the development of Islamic jurisprudence and legal theory; overview of the development of the legal schools.


Islamic Legal Theory

Description: A study of Islamic rulings and their sources, as well as an introduction to the science of Islamic Legal Theory.


Sciences of the Quran

Description: Introduction to the field of Quranic Sciences (ulūm al-Quran), The Revelation (al-waḥy), the causes of revelation (asbāb al-nuzūl), the compilation of the Quran, and the concept of aḥruf and qira’āt.


Sciences of Hadith

Description: The legal status of the sunnah of the Holy Prophet and Ahlul Bayt; history of its compilation; famous scholars of ḥadīth, their works and methodologies, introduction to the sciences of ḥadīth and its narrators (rijāl).


Al-Kafi

Description: An overview of Sheikh Al-Kulayni’s famous work with a primary focus on its compilation and status in Twelver Shia hadith literature.


Commentary of Ziyarat Ashura

Description: A close study of one of the most famous visitations of the master of martyrs, Imam Hussein ibn Ali.


Scholars of Islam

Description: A study of the lives of selected influential people from various stages of Islamic scholarship and eras.


Tafseer Surat al-Rahman

Description: Explanation with lessons and wisdom derived from Surat al-Raḥman.


Tafseer Surat Yusuf

Description: Explanation with lessons and wisdom derived from selected verses from Surat Yusuf.


The Story of Musa in the Quran

Description: An extensive study of Prophet Musa in light of the Holy Quran.


The Jurisprudence (Fiqh) of Prayer

Description: The prerequisites of prayer, the rulings of adhān, description of the prayer, congregational prayer, Friday prayer, Eid prayer, voluntary prayers, prayer for those who have special needs or circumstances and much more.


The Jurisprudence (Fiqh) of Fasting

Description: An in-depth study of classical and contemporary rulings of fasting.


The Jurisprudence (Fiqh) of the alms tax (Khums)

Description: An extensive analysis of the rulings of khums.


Abraham in the Quran

Description: The life and legacy of Prophet Abraham. What can we learn from the patriarch of prophets?


The Grand Tour

Description: A thematic commentary of the verses in the Quran that offer vivid imageries of paradise.


The Just Ruler

Description: A historiographical study of the four-year period of Imam Ali’s caliphate and approach to governance from 36-40AH.


Rediscovering Prayer

Description: An extensive study of the spiritual and philosophical underpinnings of the daily and superfluous prayers.


Jesus in the Quran

Description: The life and legacy of Jesus Christ. How does the Quranic Jesus differ from the Biblical Jesus? What can we learn from the Spirit of God?


Islamic Theology

Description: An introduction to the core tenants of the Islamic faith in light of the Quran and hadith literature.

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