Thursday, May 6, 2021

Halaqa # 180

Ramadan 24, 1442 AH

Peace, it is!

Year 8

Attendance:  6 Sisters

Location: Online via Google Meet

Agenda: (please note, we have included many links where you can read in detail more on each subject)

Note: During our Halaqa’s, Allah willing,  we encourage discussion after each section.  Sisters can share their reflections, thoughts and questions.



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

*Part of ayah 114 Surah Taha(20)

Quran: Reciting

Sister Alia read Surah Fatihah aloud; then she recited from Surah al-Anbiyaa verses 25-35, followed by Sister Rim, reading the English Approximation by Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran.  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.   

Quran: Tafsir

Surah al-Anbiyaa verses 25-35

We have chosen to use Tafsir Ibn Kathir   Volume 6 

Sister Alia read #1 & 2

  1. The Refutation of Those Who claim that the Angels are the Daughters of Allah; description of their Deeds and Status 

Verse 26-29

  1. The Signs of Allah in the Heavens and the Earth and in the Night and the Day

Verses 30-33

  1. No One has been granted Immortality in this World 

Verse 34-35

Quran: Tajweed

Today Sister Shimaa, presented a special Ramadan Tajweed lesson.

She taught us about:  The Separate Letters that begin some surahs

She has found an excellent website to help augment our learning. Here is a link to today’s lesson:


Plus here are a few more images that she used in the lesson.

Ramadan Video: What is Laylatul Qadr? Part 2 & 3

We watched the following video, continuing from a previous Halaqa.  We started at the 14th minute. 

2012-08-10 - Khutbah - Yasir Qadhi - Surat Al Qadr - What is Laylatul Qadr?41:40

Learn A Dua

News and Schedule

Third Thursday of the month   

Thursday, May 20th 

Halaqa Online via Google Meet  

First Thursday of the month

Thursday, June 3rd

Halaqa Online via Google Meet  

Off the Record

A few minutes set aside before the Halaqa ends for sisters to share personal observations from their life. 

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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