Thursday, August 20, 2015

Halaqa # 34

Dhul-Qadah  5,  1436
Siraat (the Path)

Year 2
Attendance:
  • 8  Sisters
  • 6  Junior Sisters
  • 3  Junior Guests
Location:  Mississauga Central Library (due to rainy weather)
Agenda: (please note, we have included many links where you can read in detail more on each subject)


  • OPENING DUA
O Allah, bless this Halaqa, allow us to gain, act upon  and share 
beneficial knowledge. Guide us, forgive our sins and grant us 
Jannah with our families and loved ones. Ameen

  • QURAN RECITATION
We read Surah Fatihah aloud altogether, then sisters individually read aloud a
few letters/words, ayahs (according to her ability and with the help and
encouragement of her fellow sisters). We read  Surah An-Nissa  from Ayat 95  
till Ayat 121  . In sha Allah, this will be an ongoing part of our Halaqa and
one day in sha Allah, we will have Khatam Quran and begin again.

  • SISTERS TALK

The following article was read jointly by all present.  It is a little long but, contains interesting points and information that sisters will find useful in sha Allah.

Sheikh Salman al-Oadah
  • LEARNING ARABIC

Sisters present discussed the differences between the meanings of the word
“Sirat al Mustaqeen” (the Straight Path) and “As siraat” (the bridge).

A useful website for looking up words in the Quran.  Sisters present looked at the page
for the word Sirat which occurs in the Quran numerous times.


  • NEXT HALAQA

In sha Allah, our next Halaqa will be held on Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 outdoors at the Celebration Square in front of the Mississauga Library from 10 am-12 noon. Sisters and children are encouraged to attend.  

  • SISTERS TALK
Sisters Rim and Mona jointly read the following article.

  • VIDEO
As time was limited and acoustics were not ideal, we decided to watch the videos chosen 
for this Halaqa individually at home.
and

  • CLOSING DUA
For the expiation of sins, said at the conclusion of a sitting or gathering
To listen to this dua click here

196 - "How perfect You are O Allah, and I praise You. I bear witness that 
None has the right to be worshipped except You. I seek Your forgiveness 
and turn to You in repentance."

سُبْحـانَكَ اللّهُـمَّ وَبِحَمدِك، أَشْهَـدُ أَنْ لا إِلهَ إِلاّ أَنْتَ أَسْتَغْفِرُكَ وَأَتوبُ إِلَـيْك
Subhânaka l-lâhumma wa bi-hamdika. Ash-hadu an lâ ilâha illâ
anta, astaghfiruka wa atûbu ilayka.


If any of this information was good and true, know that it comes from Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala. 
If there are mistakes we ask for Allah’s Forgiveness and Mercy.

Following the Halaqa, we all moved to the atrium located just outside the library and enjoyed some 
light snacks.