<span style="background-color:#d3d3d3;padding:3px 1px;"><strong>Dua Komail Program on the Lailatul Raghib </strong>and Dedicated to the </span><span style="color:#fff;background-color:#000;padding:3px 1px;"> Martydom Anniversary of Imam Hadi (PBUH)</span>

Dua Komail Program on the Lailatul Raghib and Dedicated to the Martydom Anniversary of Imam Hadi (PBUH)

Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 6:30 PM.

Program:

6:30-7:45 Acts of Lailatul Raqhaib and Isha Prayer

       (A light iftari will be served)
7:45-8:15 Recitation of Dua Komail
8:15-8:50 English Lecture
Speaker: Hojjat al-Islam Doagoo
Title:
Imam Hadi: Excerpts from his moral advices.

8:50-9:00 Question and Answer
9:00-9:10 Ziarat Amin Allah
9:10-10:00 Dinner

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Program February-27, 2020

Nowruz Celebration at the Omid Center to benefit the orphans on Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 4 PM.          RSVP by Monday, March 16 is required.

Nowruz Celebration at the Omid Center to benefit the orphans on Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 4 PM. RSVP by Monday, March 16 is required.

ANNOUNCEMENT FOR 1399 NOWRUZ  CELEBRATION
NOTE: As usual, we will donate any excess funds generated to an orphan-supporting organization.
DATE and TIME: Saturday, March 21, 2020@4:00 PM

یا مدبر خانه را آباد کن / یا مقلب، قلب ما را شاد کن
یا محول، احسن الحالم نما /  از بدیها فارغ البالم نما
این دل جاوید را پاک از ریا / کن خدا، ای قادر بی منتها

PROGRAM: Quran Recitation, Presentations by the Students of Omid School, Haft Seen Presentation, Lecture, Soroud, Competitions, and Dua followed by Prayer and Dinner.

We will have a “SABZE” and “PASTRY” competition. We will send the rules of the competitions to all the participants who intend to compete. Please send an email to omid.center@yahoo.com if you would like to compete in these competitions by March 16, 2020.

DRESS CODE: As usual, observation of Islamic attire is appreciated.
PARKING: On Site
PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION: Take Green Line D to Riverside T Station and Uber, lift, or Taxi to the Center.

RESERVATION: Please RSVP by Monday, March 16, 2020 as specified in the following format: send an email to rsvpfornorouz@yahoo.com with the following information in the SUBJECT line: NOWRUZ RSVP (N), where N is the number of people attending.

To order the right quantity of Chicken and/or Fish please indicate your preference in the RSVP message that you will send.

The program will include dinner consisting of SABZI POLO with FISH AND/OR CHICKEN and DESERT.

Participants in the celebration COST
COST: Under 5 years Old: Free
Students: $20
Regular Admission (5 years and older): $25
Late registration MAY be possible until Thursday, March 19, 2020: $35
At the door registration $50

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Nowruz-1399

Bi-Weekly English Quran Circle at MIT

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@yahoo.com.

Quran Circle is open to the public.

Program:

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
Weekly Dua Komail Program at the Omid Center

Weekly Dua Komail Program at the Omid Center

Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 7:15 PM.

Program:

7:15-7:35 Quran Recitation
7:35-7:40 Dhikr
7:40-8:10 Recitation of Dua Komail
8:10-8:15 Break
8:15-8:50 English Lecture
Speaker: Mr. Mostafa Daneshgar
Title:
Living in the era of neglect.
Exegesis “Tafsir” of the Verse 172 of Surah Al-A’raaf”
About the Speaker: Mr. Mostafa Daneshgar was born in Qum. He started his studies on Shiite theology and Shiite Jurisprudence in the Qum Seminary and continued these studied when he immigrated to Syria where he attended the Seminary of Zenobia at Damascus. Apart from his religious studies he earned a BS degree in Industrial Engineering and a BS degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering. He is currently a PhD candidate in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Mr. Daneshgar has written more than 200 articles and speeches about Islam, Shiite, and relations between religions, specifically Shiite, as well as cultural and social challenges in Persian, Arabic, and English.

8:50-9:00 Question and Answer
9:00-9:10 Ziarat Warith
9:15-10:00 Dinner

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Program February-20, 2020

<p style="background-color: green; padding: 2px; text-align: center; color: #ffffff;">Birth Celebration of Fatima al-Zahra (SA)<br><span style="font-size: 18px; ">Commemoration of Mother’s Day and Women’s Day</span></p>

Birth Celebration of Fatima al-Zahra (SA)
Commemoration of Mother’s Day and Women’s Day

Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 6:30 PM.

Program:

6:30-6:40 Isha Prayer
6:40-6:50 Quran Recitation
6:50-7:00  Nasheed/Poem
7:00-7:40 Lecture
Speaker: Dr Azadeh Sheikholeslami
(in Farsi with live, simultaneous English translation)
عنوان:وقایع زندگی حضرت زهرا
Title:“The Events of the Life of Fatima al-Zahra (SA)
About the Speaker:
Dr. Azadeh Sheikholeslami is a Postdoctoral Researcher at Boston College.

7:40-7:50 Question and Answer
7:50-7:55 Poem by the Students of the Omid School
7:55-8:40 Commemoration of Mother’s Day and Women’s Day
8:40-8:50 Ziarat and Dua
8:50-9:40 Potluck Dinner and Potluck Dessert
9:40-10:00 Cleaning of the Center
10:00 End of Program

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Program February 15, 2020
Bi-Weekly English Quran Circle at MIT

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 14, 2020 at 7:00 PM

Location: Room 66-160
(MIT’s Landau 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@yahoo.com.

Quran Circle is open to the public.

Program:

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
Speaker: Brother Syed Muhammad Hasan Rizvi
Topic: “Presentation of Tafsir of Verses 151-165 of Chapter six (Al-Anaam) “
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 14, 2020
Weekly Saturday Program: Satuday, February 8, 2020 at 6:30 PM

Weekly Saturday Program: Satuday, February 8, 2020 at 6:30 PM

Program:

6:30-7:00 Quran Recitation
7:00-8:00 Lecture

Speaker: Dr Reza Zekavat
Topic:“Tafsir of verse number 16 to 32 of Surah As-Safaat.”
(in Farsi)

8:00-8:10 Question and Answer
8:10-8:20 Ziarat Hazrat Fatemeh al-Zahra
8:20-8:25 Dua
8:25-9:10 Potluck Dinner and Potluck Dessert
9:10-9:30 Cleaning of the Center
9:30 End of Program

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Program February 8, 2020

Dua Komail Program: Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 7:15 PM

Dua Komail Program: Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 7:15 PM

Special Monthly Lecture Series on Ziyarat Jam’ia Kabirah

Title: The Leaders of All Nations.

Abstract:
As mentioned in Ziyarat Jam’iah, the Holy Imams (a) are the leaders of all nations. Now, does this mean that they were the leaders of previous peoples? One answer is that in a higher level of existence, level higher then this world, they are the leaders of all.

Speaker: Hojjat al-Islam Sayyid Abbas Razavian (in English)

About the Speaker:
Sayyid Abbas Razavian grew up in the greater Los Angeles area. He received his bachelors degree in business administration from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California in 2001. At the age of 21 he moved to Tehran, Iran to study in the Islamic Seminary of Tehran with the late honorable akhlaq(ethics) teacher Ayatullah Mujtahidi. After the passing of his akhlaq teacher, he moved to Qum to continue his studies in Islamic legal theory and law. After finishing the sutuh of the hawza(Islamic seminary), he began bahth al-kharij. He is currently in his sixth year of bahth kharij. Altogether he has studied for over 16 years in the Islamic seminary. He has had English speaking engagements through out the US.

Program:

7:15-7:35 Quran Recitation
7:35-7:40 Dhikr
7:40-8:10 Dua Komail
8:15-8:55 Lecture(in English)
8:55-9:05 Ziarat Warith
9:05-10:00 Dinner

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Program Februar, 6 2020

Bi-Weekly English Quran Circle at MIT

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, January 31, 2020 at 7:00 PM

Location: Room 66-160
(MIT’s Landau 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@yahoo.com.

Quran Circle is open to the public.

Program:

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
Speaker: Dr. Hassan Khalil
Topic: “Presentation of Tafsir of Verses 141-150 of Chapter six (Al-Anaam) “
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.

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Quran Circle January 31, 2020

Saturday Program, February 1, 2020 at 6:30 PM

Saturday Program, February 1, 2020 at 6:30 PM

Program:

6:30-7:00 Quran Recitation
7:00-8:00 Lecture

Speaker: Dr Mahdi Agheli
Topic:“Tafsir of verse number 1 to 15 of Surah As-Safaat .”
(in Farsi)

8:00-8:10 Question and Answer
8:10-8:20 Ziarat Hazrat Fatemeh al-Zahra
8:20-8:25 Dua
8:25-9:10 Potluck Dinner and Potluck Dessert
9:10-9:30 Cleaning of the Center
9:30 End of Program

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Program February 1, 2020