Bi-Weekly English Quran Circle at MIT

بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم
In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful
کِتابٌ أَنزَلناهُ الَیکَ مُبارَکٌ لِیَدَّبَّروا آیاتِهِ وَ لِیَتَذَکَّرَ أُلوالأَلباب
[ It is ]a blessed Book that We have sent down to you, so that they may contemplate its signs, and that those who possess intellect may take admonition. Chapter 38, verse 29

Dates/Time : Friday, February 28, 2020 at 7:00 PM

Location: Room 66-160
(MIT’s Fairchaild Building)
25 Ames Street, Cambridge. MA

About the Quran Circle:

Quran Circle is a bi-weekly English program covering exegesis (“tafsir”) of Quran and special research topics related to the Quran. We welcome scholarly research work related to the Quran. If you would like an opportunity to present your work please contact

Quran Circle is open to the public.


7:00-7:10 Preparation for Isha’ Prayer
7:10-7:20 Isha’ Prayer
7:20-7:30 Quran Recitation
7:30-8:30 Lecture by Invited Speaker: Sayyid Mohammad Baqir Kashmiri
Special Topic: Intercession “شفاعت” According to the Quran.
About the Invited Speaker:
Sayyid Mohammad Baqir Kashmiri is a religious scholar, author and public speaker who completed his religious studies in Qum Seminary. He represents several late and living jurists in Qum and Najaf seminaries including Ayatullah Sayyid Ali Sistani to deal with all matters pertaining to the jurist in North America. Sayyid Kashmiri has given numerous speeches and written research papers and articles on various subjects including history, Quran interpretation, Islamic principles, religion, and secularism, which have resulted in “The Washington Declaration: A Code of Honor for Sunni and Shia in North America against Violence and Extremism”. He is also the founder of Imam Mahdi Association of Marjaeeya (I.M.A.M), an organization aimed to support the Shia community in North America.

8:30-8:40 Question and Answer
8:40-8:50 Supplication
8:50-10:00 Dinner

Parking: Free parking is available close to MIT Medical around 25 Carleton Street, Cambridge, MA.

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Quran Circle February 28, 2020

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