Thursday, February 18, 2016

Halaqa # 46

Jumada 1  9, 1437
Prophet Muhammad
Peace be upon Him

Year 2
Attendance:
  • 3 Sisters
  • 3 Junior Sisters
  • 1 Junior Guest

Location: Headquarters (upstairs)
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 Al-Maaida from Ayat 114 till Surah Al-An’aam 
Ayat 8. 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

We jointly read and discussed the following article:
  • BOOK CLUB
Book: Don’t Be Sad
Author: Aaidh ibn Abdullah Al-Qarni
Previous Assigned Pages: 26-38
Reflections & Discussion: Sisters read a portion of the reading, then we collectively discussed 
the pages read.

New Pages to read for next Halaqa will be sent via email to Book Club members 
in sha Allah:
Some questions to consider for our next selected reading:
  • What are some reflections you can share with us about our reading this week?
  • How did the selected reading make you feel? What emotions and/or thoughts were provoked as a result of the pages read?
  • In which way, if any, have you benefited from this reading?
  • Have you learnt or gained any new information from our selected reading? If yes, please share with us.
  • NEXT HALAQA
Our next Halaqa will be held in two weeks on Thursday, March 3rd, in sha Allah

  • SISTERS TALK
We jointly read and discussed  the following article:
A Man of Mercy (4 min read)

  • LEARN A TERM
Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam (Arabic: صلى الله عليه و سلم)
  • May the blessings and the peace of Allah be upon him (Muhammad).
  • Peace be upon him.
This phrase is often abbreviated to “sws
Applies to RasulAllah (sws) only.
Sall Allahu ʿalayhi wa-’alih  (Arabic: صلى الله عليه وآله)
  • May Allah grant peace and honour to him and his family.
This phrase is often abbreviated to “saww
Applies to RasulAllah sws only.
Sallallah Alayhi Walihi WaSabihi Wasallam
(Arabic: صلى الله عليه وآله وصحبه وسلم)
  • May God exalt and bring peace upon him, his family, and his companions
Applies to RasulAllah sws only.


  • SISTERS TALK
We jointly read and discussed  the following article:

(4 min read)

  • TECH TIP
Wunderlist works seamlessly across all major devices to keep your life in sync.

  • VIDEO  
Nouman Ali Khan (2:19)

Nouman Ali Khan - Quran Weekly (6:19)
Nouman Ali Khan (4:26)
  • 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.