Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Halaqa # 29


Shaaban 15, 1436
Ramadan Prep

Year 2
Attendance:
  • 2 Sisters
  • 1 Junior Sister
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, keep me safe until Ramadan, keep Ramadan safe for me, and accept it from me.


  • 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 An-Nissa  from Ayat 7  
till Ayat 14 . 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.

  • LEARN A  PHRASE

This phrase is commonly used after reciting one of Allah’s Names.
Jalla jallaluhu  
Meaning:
May His Majesty be Exalted
May His Glory be Exalted

  • EID ANNOUNCEMENT
Amanah Sisters are pleased to invite you all to attend our Eid Ul Fitr Party.  
In sha Allah, it will be held on Sunday July 19th, from 10 am to 1 pm at the Promanade Park, 
Douglas Kennedy Headland Section.  
Please RSVP soon in sha Allah
  • TECH  TALK

Sister Winnie shared a few apps relevant for Ramadan:
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Athan Prayer Timings and Tracking:


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Ramadan Race:  Click here to watch a short Youtube video about this app.



  • NEXT HALAQA
Sisters present discussed the Next Halaqa.  We have decided to hold it two days earlier for the following reason. One of our regular Halaqa attendees just had a baby and we wanted to ensure her participation and have a mini party welcoming her new son.  
  • DISCUSSION
Sisters responded to the question “Did you prepare your List?”  Sister's discussed
the article from last week and went over the steps outlined in the succeeding 4 articles.  
  • SISTERS TALK
We read aloud the following article: The Ramadan Pre Planner-2015

  • VIDEO

[Ramadan Prep] Dua of Musa - Nouman Ali Khan - Quran Weekly

(16:14)

  • 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.