This was not a regular Jum’ah for many of us as our day began with Namaaz-e-Shaab and Fajr Jamaat in our Jamia Masjid. The majority of girls shortly dispersed back into their rooms, the handful that remained took the initiative of dedicating the final precious moments of the night to our Master, Imam Mahdi (ajts) with a truly heartfelt, passionate recitation of Dua A'hd and Ziyarat for Imam Mahdi (ajts) by one of our inspirational mentors.
Posted on Thu, 2014-06-05 13:13
The World Federation’s India Office partners with Khoja Shia Isna Ashari Jamaat Mumbai to announce IQRA: The vacation Competition.
The competition is being organised keeping in mind the Summer Vacation to make the participants make best use of their free time. The competition is open for boys of Mumbai City and is divided into three age groups: 6 to 10, 11 to 16 and 17 to 25. This competition aims to cover 300+ students from all over Mumbai.
The basic criteria is the recitation as per the proper Arabic Makhraj and Lehen.
Tests will be conducted in the last week of May 2014 at the 7 major centres i.e. Dongri, Bandra, Andheri, Mumbra, Mira Road, Vasai and Kurla.
Top 3 winners from Mumbai will be sent for Ziarat to Mashad and Qum. Winners from each centre will get a chance to recite on Channel WIN and will also be awarded cash prizes.
The competition is a self-study model wherein CDs and Books with Surahs, Duas and Ziarats will be provided and depending on the age group the participant needs to select his preferred module. Support lectures will be provided once a week and participants will get a chance to brush up their skills with qualified Qaris.
Asad Virani, manager of The World Federation India Office, says: “The curriculum is very extensive but at the same time the rules are very simple and the participant needs to choose the module that’s most preferred by him. We’re thankful to KSIJ Mumbai, The Volunteers of each Centre and the Sponsorers to make this competition possible”
The competition is supported by:
Al Muntazar Tours, Al Raza Tours, As Serat Tours, Channel WIN and Jafari Propogation Centre.
For more information call The WF India Office on +91 22 2347 3637 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Updated on 23/12/2013
It is estimated that over 20 million people will converge on the holy city of Karbala this year. They travel there to gain closeness to Allah through mourning and grieving for Imam Husayn (as) and his followers, and by renewing their pledges of loyalty to him and his cause of truth over falsehood.
Updated 20 August 2013
Keeping up with modern times, most Madaris in India are upgrading themselves to teach in English Language, use modern teaching techniques and follow a systematic academic year procedure just like schools do.
One such madrasah is Panjetani Development Trust in Mumbai. This madrasah is situated opposite Khoja Masjid at H. Abbas (as) street and is very close to The World Federation India Office. The madrasah is run by the youth under the guidance of prominent Ulema.