Shabaan 1, 1441 AH,
5 Junior Sisters
3 Junior Guests
Agenda: (please note, we have included many links where you can read in detail more on each subject)
During the Covid-19 “stay at home” order, we have decided to hold our Halaqa online using Zoom.
In sha Allah, every Thursday, we will have two adjoining sessions with a small break in
the middle. If you would like to join, please get in touch with us.
Session One 10:30 AM:
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.
O my Lord increase me in knowledge*. رَّبِّ زِدْنِى عِلْمًا Ameen
We read Surah Fatihah aloud altogether. Then Sister Alia read Surah Al-Israa verses 97-104, followed by Sister Rim, reading the English Approximation. 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.
Discussing Prophet Musa saws with the children. They shared their knowledge and answered
some of the following questions and then agreed to learn more after the Halaqa.
What are some of the signs that Prophet Musa was a Prophet of Allah, swt ?
What are locusts called in Arabic? Jarad
Are you allowed to eat locusts?
Hadiths two dead animals we can eat, fish and locusts.
Did Prophet Muhammad eat locusts?
No, but he did not prohibit people from eating them
How did Prophet Muhammad describe the sound a frog makes?
In his Sunnan, al-Bayhaqi included the hadith narrated by Ibn 'Amr (may Allah be pleased with them both):
Do not kill frogs; indeed, its croaking is tasbeeh.
al-Bayhaqi said that its chain of transmission is authentic.
Any similarities between the signs of Musa and the Covid-19 virus?
They are both from Allah, swt.
Do some research about locusts or frogs and draw a picture?
We will start to follow a book from our library that is not copyrighted.
Sister Mai, read the following lesson.
We have chosen to use Tafsir Ibn Kathir Volume 6
Sister Alia read the third part.
The Punishment of the People of Misguidance
The Destruction of Fir`awn and His People
Discussion: We discussed how it ties into the Covid-19 situation.
Nurturing Eman in Children
Sister Marwa read the following:
Part Two: Connecting Children to Pillars of Islam Chapter 10
Pdf pg 141-143
Session Two 11:30 AM:
Great Women of Islam Who Were Given
the Good News of Paradise
Sister Alia read part of the chapter about Umm Salamah radi Allahu anha
In the book, page 77 to the end of page 81.
Discussion: Society and the attitude towards previous marriages.
Don’t Be Sad
Sister Megan read The Blessing of Knowledge
E-book , page 83-84
Discussion: Very relevant to the free time we have now due to the Covid-19.
To learn in order to distinguish between factual information and things
that are widely spread, yet not true.
Sister Rim read information about our next two names and then we recited the first 12 names together.
99 Names of Allah – Part 1 (Seeking help with Asma ul Husna ) Series
Part 1 names 11 and 12
Discussion: Let’s try to use these names in our daily lives these next two weeks, in sha Allah.
Sister Bana shared a colouring book she recently purchased on Amazon.
She also showed us a beautiful wall hanging she crafted from Ceramics. Please check out her lovely designs here. Sister Bana's Islamic Ceramic Art
News and Schedule
In sha Allah,
Upcoming Online Halaqas:
Thursday, April 2, 2020
Thursday, April 9, 2020
Thursday, April 16, 2020
A Temporary Gift
Sister Bana read: Love, Unravelling: Continuous Charity, The Bribe
Discussion: Don’t wait until later in your life to do good deeds.
Appreciate the small gestures that loved ones do for you.
For the expiation of sins, said at the conclusion of a sitting or gathering. To listen to this dua click here
"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.