Muharram 2014 PROGRAM DETAILS and Salatul Jumu'ah Print
Salamun Alaykum,

The programs for the month of Muharram will begin this Thursday, October 23 at 7:45 PM. FLYER in PDF is attached.
Our speaker for this year is Shaykh Mohammed-Assad Dharsi.

BIOGRAPHY: Shaykh Mohammed-Assad Dharsi has been in the Hawza Ilmiyyah in Qum for the past 6 years and is currently working towards the completion of his BA in Islamic Studies with interests in Islamic Education, Fiqh, Tafsir, History and Philosophy. Previously, he was a professional school teacher in Vancouver, working mainly at the Az-Zahraa Islamic Academy. He holds a degree in BSc (Chemistry/Biochemistry) & BEd (Secondary Education) from University of British Columbia (UBC). His focus has always been madrasah and youth-education related activities, whether in town or abroad through summer camps and trips to Iran. His tableegh experience consists of guiding and lecturing with Hajj and Ziyarat trips (Iraq, Iran-Hajj 1431/1433, Spring 2012/2013, Arbaeen 1435, Spring 2014) and additionally mentoring youth and working with educational professionals regarding Islamic Education related issues within the Vancouver community. He is married with two children. Besides English, Shaykh Assad is fluent in Urdu, Farsi, and classical Arabic, along with acquaintances with Gujarati, Kutchi, and French.
The THEME for this year's program is: “Mahdawiyyah and Karbala”: Studying the eternal struggle between TRUTH and FALSEHOOD and practical strategies on how the message of Imam al-Husayn prepares us for the service to the Imam of our Time.
Programs will begin on Thursday October 23, 2014 at 7:45 PM
Address: 81 Hollinger Crescent, Kitchener, ON, N2K 2Y8 (IHS Centre)
1. Programs will begin every night at 7:45 PM with recitation of the Noble Quran; Marthiyah / Poetry; Majlis; Ma’tam / Latimiyyah; Ziyarat Ashura will be recited nightly.  Refreshments to be served after the program. People wishing to bring food are requested to speak to the volunteers to co-ordinate.
2. We are looking for volunteers for both mens and ladies sides. Please email us or speak to an EC member if you wish to help out during these nights.
3. MUHARRAM FUND is open. Donations may be given to any of the EC or volunteers.
Please note:
Tuesday Nights, we will begin with Du’a al-Tawassul
Thursday Nights, we will begin with Du’a Kumayl
Salatul Jumu'ah for this Friday, October 24th will begin at 1:10pm led by
Shaykh Mohammed-Assad Dharsi.