Monday, March 21, 2016

Halaqa # 48

Jumada 11  11, 1437
Welcome Home


Year 2
Attendance:
  • 8 Sisters
  • 2 Junior Sisters
  • 1 Junior Guest
  • 5 Special Guests: Newly arrived Syrian widow and her 4 children


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-An’aam from Ayat 36  till Ayat 68 .
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
Sisters Rim and Mona jointly read the following article posted on Muslim Matters.
  • NEXT HALAQA
Our next Halaqa will be the start of our third year in sha Allah.  It will take place  on Thursday, April  7th.
  • SISTERS TALK
Sister Lamiaa read the following article:
  • SISTERS TALK
Sister Winnie read the following article posted on Hadith of the Day

My name is Maryam and this is how I accepted Islam



  • VIDEO  
We watched the following two videos ending with our closing dua followed by a Welcoming Party for Sister Manal and family.
An excerpt from the book about happiness; - by Aaidh ibn Abdullah Al-Qarni

  • 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.