Programs for January 9th and 10th 2014 Print

Salaamun Alaykum

Programs to be held at the IHS Centre (81 Hollinger Cres) for this week are as follows:



1) On Thursday, January 9th (Rabi' al-Awwal 8th Night) we will be commemorating the Shabe Jumu'ah program and the Shahadat of the 11th Imam, Hasan ibne Ali al-Askari, peace be upon them both. Program will begin at 7:30pm with the recitation of Surah Yaseen, Dua Kumayl, Majlis by Shaykh Shafiq Hudda, Matam, followed by Ziyarat and refreshments.






2) On Friday, January 10th (Rabi' al-Awwal 8th Day) there will Salatul Jumu'ah to begin at 12:30pm led by Shaykh Saleem Bhimji.

3) On Friday, January 10th, (Rabi' al-Awwal 9th night) we will be celebrating Eid al-Zahra. Program will begin at 7:30pm with the recitation of Quran, Qaseeda, Majlis by Mawlana Sayyid Asad Jafri (from Toronto) and Ziyarat Ale Yaseen.  Refreshments to follow.

Syed Asad Jafri was raised in Toronto, Canada. He grew up in the very active Islamic community of al-Mahdi Centre in Pickering, Ontario. In 1998, Syed Asad graduated from his Bachelor of Computer Science program in the US. He worked for IBM from 2000-2004. In the year 2004, he, along with his family, traveled to Iran and entered the Hawza to pursue Islamic studies with his wife. He began his Tabligh missions in 2006 with stops across different cities in the US and Canada. He has traveled to such cities as Dallas, Atlanta, San Jose and Phoenix. He has also held various  Ramadhan Month programs in various centres in Toronto. In addition to speaking across North America, he is also a host in the program Youth Station broadcast by COI radio.