ALI-041: Themes in Sûrah an-Naml (النمل)

Some of the themes in the Sûrah planned for the course are:

  • Prophet Mûsa (a) talks to God, âyât 7-12
  • Prophet Sulaymân and the ant, âyât 17-20
  • Prophet Sulaymân and the Hoopoe (Hudhud), âyât 20-27 4.
  • The Queen of Sheba, âyât 29-44
  • The Signs of God, âyât 60-66
  • Coming of the Day of Judgment, âyât 83-90

Each session will include;

  • Reading and pondering over selected verses
  • Tadabbur (pondering) of the verses through questions
  • Cross references to other relevant verses from the Holy Qur’ân
  • Hadith on the topic being discussed
  • Commentary of the âyât covered


  • Instructor: Sr. Tahera Kassamali
  • Dates: Six sessions, from May 16th to June 20th (both dates inclusive)
  • Timings & Venue: Friday mornings, 11.00 a.m. – 12.30 p.m. at the Academy
  • Eligibility: All Muslim girls and women ages 14 and over
  • Fees: There are no fees for this course