I applied for the mentoring position for Madinah and Bab in 2012; unfortunately, I was rejected due to my lack of experience in working with the youth in a KSI community setting. However, I had an unwavering commitment to study and support individuals who want to tread the path of Islam. I had to find a way to increase my experience so that I could enter into this unique programme as a mentor. I began searching for opportunities across London in order to teach at Islamic institutions, and found my opportunity with Stanmore Jamaat’s Sunday SI Madressa.
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It was indeed an honour to be a part of such an incredible organising team - recollects a mentor from Mumbai
I was highly delighted when I was given the opportunity to mentor the youth of our community for 4 days, which eventually turned out to be the most productive days of my life!
It was indeed an honour to be a part of such an incredible organizing team, where the efforts put in by each mentor and admin was outstanding.
The fact that I learnt more from the participants and the mentors than what the kids would’ve learnt from me itself proves how amazing the course was in terms of ‘learning’. The mentees were some of the humblest kids I’ve ever met. They were all so kind, polite, and most importantly, respected the elders. These qualities signify that the parenting of the kids of our community is commendable.
I wish the very best for these youths!
Written by: Saaquib Salim Dawoodani from Mumbai
In India, a Youth Camp for Boys and another one for Girls are being planned for the month of May 2016. To apply as a mentor kindly email email@example.com
My dream to relive precious moments in the tranquil land of Iran near the blessed personalities of Imam Ali-ibn-Musa Ar-Redha (a.s) and Bibi Fatima Masumah (s.a) became a reality, and I realised the prayer I made whilst clinging onto the holy shrine of Sayyida Masumah (s.a) only months ago had been accepted.
In response to a group of Mo’mineen who asked him for guidance, Ayatullah Sistani gave the following general and specific advice to pilgrims who are heading for the ziyarah of Aba Abdillahil Husayn (as) this arba’een.