Thursday, May 14, 2020

Halaqa # 150

  Ramadan 21, 1441 AH,

Ramadan, Now Is The Time

Year 7

8 Sisters
5 Junior Sisters                                                        
5 Junior Guests

Location: Online

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 in sha Allah, every Thursday.  
Today we stepped out of our normal format to focus on these special days and nights of Ramadan.

Session One 10:30 AM: 

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. 
O my Lord increase me in knowledge*رَّبِّ زِدْنِى عِلْمًا   Ameen

Quran: Reciting

We read Surah Fatihah aloud altogether, then Sister Alia read Surah Al-Qadr verses 1-5 followed by Sister Rim, reading the English Approximation.  

Quran: Tafsir

Surah Al-Qadr verses 1-5 

Sister Alia read a portion of the following comprehensive tafsir. 


Quran: Tajweed

Sister Shimaa focused on the name of Allah,  The Pardoner. 
Best Dua For Laylatul Qadr | Mufti Menk

Sisters cancelled the break and continued the Halaqa.

Session Two 11:30 AM:

Children’s Focus:   The Quran

Did you make a glitter jar?  Can we see it?

What dua did you learn this week?

Who wrote the Quran?

Where can we find stories of the Prophets?

We can learn how the Prophets of the past such as Ibraheem and Musa, peace be upon them both,
called their people to worship Al Khaliq, The Creator. The Quran shows us that worshipping Allah must be without a partner.

What else does the Quran contain?

The Quran contains all the rules for us to have healthy lives, alhamdulillah.

I love the Quran - Nasheed featuring Zaky 1:35

In what month was the Quran revealed?

On one of his (saws) visits to the cave, Angel Gibrael (as) came to him. At first, the Prophet (saws) was scared but he soon realized that there was no harm that would come to him. Angel Gibreal came to the Prophet to inform him that Allah had chosen him to be his Messenger. This happened during the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, Ramadan.

What was the first revelation?

The first revelation from Allah (swt) through the Angel Gibreal to Prophet Mohamed (saws) was the first five verses of Surah (chapter) Al-Alaq:
"Iqra bismi rabbikalla dhi khalaq. Khalaqal insana min alaq. Iqra wa rabtukal alrram. Alladhi 'allama bil qalam. 'Allamal insana malam ya’lam, ""Read in the name of your Lord who created, created man from a clot. Read, for your Lord is mostGenerous, Who teaches by means of the pen, teaches man what he does not know." (96: 1-5)

Everything Song with Zaky, Maryam & Fatima  4:03

What was the first complete Surah to be revealed?

The first complete chapter of the Quran was Al Fatiha (The Opening).

The Quran was revealed over ________  years.

5      14      23      50

How many Surah’s have you memorized?

Ramadan Video

Sister Rim wanted to share with everyone the following video.

Throughout your existence, there are angels in your presence. But it’s your actions that cause those angels to either praise you or disgrace you. Through this series, we will explore the actions that invite these blessed unseen beings to pray upon you, and carry your name and mention to the One who created us all. Join Sh. Omar Suleiman for an all-new series this Ramadan!

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Ramadan Dhikr

6 Mindblowing & Exceptional Reasons To Make Dhikr This Ramadan

Maximize the last 10 nights

4 Step Game Changer Guide For Last 10 Days

Messed Up 20 Days Of Ramadan – 4 Step Game-Changer Guide For Last 10 Days

Past Ramadan Halaqa’s

A list of all the Ramadan Halaqa’s we have completed.

News and Schedule

Our upcoming planned Halaqas are: 

Thursday, May 21, 2020
Thursday, May 28, 2020

Sister Dania has a new product out just in time for Eid gift giving.


Sister Kathy did an interesting interview [23 mins] about her journey to Islam and the niqab issue and face masks, with Prof Saba Fatima from University of Illinois for her podcast called "She Speaks: Academic Muslimahs Podcast"

Follow along with our Ramadan Series on our What’s App Group:
Daily Deen Doses 

Ahmad Jibril – Gems of Ramadan

An Ayah, An Activity and a Ramadan Memory Book

Closing Dua

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.


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