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THE AL-GHAZALI FESTIVAL

“Baitul Hikmah presents THE AL-GHAZALI FESTIVAL – a unique conference and workshop focusing on one of Islam’s Greatest Scholars Imam Al-Ghazali. About Shaykh Hamza Yusuf explains “that Islamic Education is understood as both Tarbiyya wa Talim – character building and teaching , moral and intellectual development which naturally lead to spiritual development.” If knowledge is just information learned and not a state of being, it is just so many words. What we want most for our children and ourselves is good character. The Prophet Muhammad, Peace be upon him, said, “I was sent only to perfect good character.” But how is this achieved? Not by simply learning about the vices and virtues but through a systematic curriculum which not only clarifies deeper meanings but provides effective activities and practices which help make the virtues become second nature. Imam al-Ghazali’s Revival of Religious Sciences, now adapted for the young, meets this need. Regarded in the Muslim world, over the centuries, as the greatest compendium of Islamic spirituality and ethical behavior for everyday life, the Ihya Ulum UdDeen lays down practical teachings and explains how the outer aspects of Islam can, through their inner spiritually transformative meanings, change every situation into one that strengthens the innate human nobility of character. Speakers International Scholars Sr Gray Henry, Professor Mustafa Abu Sway, Sh Shariff Al Banna and Sh Hamza Maqbul will navigate his works and teachings and share their insights. Aisha Gray-Henry Aisha Gray-Henry is the founder and director of the charitable foundation and ...

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International Quraan Recital Awards 2018

The annual International Quraan Recital Awards (IQRA) took place from 20- 23 September 2018 at Masjid Manaarul Hudaa, Manenberg, Cape Town. Organised by the South African Quraan Union, South African National Zakah Fund, Awqaf SA, and Madrasah Tarteelul Quraan, in conjunction with Masjid Manaarul Hudaa, the event is an attempt to honour the efforts of teachers and students involved with propagating the Quraan and its principles in South Africa. The occasion is also used as a platform to train upcoming local reciters for international competitions and to maintain high standards of recitation. Preceded by various preliminary programs throughout the country, the four day event was a culmination of months of hard work and preparation on the part of the participants. Contestants in the male section were divided into four age categories whilst the female division comprised a junior and senior section. The best performing reciters were as follows: Female Junior category: Roushan Moses, Cape Town Ruqayyah Francis, Cape Town Jauhara Moruledi, Gauteng Female Senior category: Ayesha Bassadien, Cape Town Saabirah Lawrence Jacobs, Cape Town Samihah Pargas, Gauteng Under 15 year category: Raees Hoosen, Cape Town Shurahbeel Alli, Pietermaritzburg Hassan Hansa, Pietermaritzburg Under 18 year category: Masood Patel, Durban Abdul Aziz Meyer, Cape Town Uzayr Eshak, Pietermaritzberg Under 23 year category: Muhammad Abdul Aziz, Pietermaritzburg Ra-eez Nackerdien, Strand M. Zain Hendricks, Cape Town 24 years and over: M. Erefaan Samuels, Cape Town M. Nur Manan, Cape Town Muhammad Amana, Malawi In the special feature, known as the “Champ of Champs category”, ...

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Give a Muharram Waqf Gift

Thinking of a Muharram 🎁(Gift). Why not give a Waqf Gift? WAQF is a Sacred Sadaqah. MUHARRAM is a Sacred Month. Give a Waqf gift of any amount to your beloved parents, children, colleagues and friends, relatives, clients or… anyone. Receive a waqf certificate in their names. Simply complete the form: https://goo.gl/9GDLgs online. Loading… Banking Details Awqaf SA Nedbank Acc no: 1469053934 Bc: 198765 Ref: Cell no/name/gift Enquiries Email: info@awqafsa.org.za Web: awqafsa.org.za My Waqf. My Legacy. Our Community Sovereign Fund

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The Awqaf SA / “Children of Islam” Holiday Day Camp

The Awqaf SA / “Children of Islam” Holiday Day Camp is designed to provide young Muslim Boys and Girls in Johannesburg with an opportunity to learn about their faith, make new friends and explore new hobbies in an environment that allows for both fun and learning. We hope that the day camp will be a transformative experience for these young learners and will Insha Allah instill love for Allah (s.w.t) and His Prophet (s.a.w) The programme consists of a tarbiyyah (self-development), archery, calligraphy, hiking, and conversational Arabic – all with an underlying Islamic ethos. The 4-day programme is fully supervised by our facilitators. The camp caters to two parallel age groups: 8-11 years and 12-15 years, with each programme tailored to suit the participants. Learners are encouraged to dress modestly, be punctual and leave valuable items at home. EVENT POSTER   DETAILS: Dates and Times: Monday to Wednesday (1 – 3 October, 2018) / 8:30am-1:30pm daily Venue: Emmarentia Primary School (Umgeni & Hill Rds, Emmarentia) Drop off and Pick Up: at the main gate on Umgeni Rd, Emmarentia Primary School Thursday, (4 October 2018) (GUIDED HIKE )/ 8h3oam – 13h00pm Venue: Melville Koppies Nature Reserve Drop off and Pick Up at Marks Park Sports Club, Judith Road, Emmarentia. Participants must wear proper walking shoes, hats, sun block and carry water, a light snack, (personal prescribed medication e.g. asthma) Lunch Pack: All participants are to bring a snack or lunch pack on all four days Light snacks and/or juice will be ...

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Support the Awqaf SA Hajj Waqf

Don’t miss the Opportunity! Don’t miss the Awqaf SA Hajj Waqf Pledgeline! About the Awqaf SA Hajj Waqf Hajj is one of the five pillars of Islam. It is compulsory on those that can afford the sacred journey. But there are those who save for this ultimate journey all their lives, yet cannot make it. Or there are those who barely make it and have nothing to spare for food and/ or other necessities. Still there are those that serve our community at our Masajid and Madaris – muezzins and imams – that will never make it unless they are sponsored. Awqaf SA has launched the Hajj Waqf Fund to assist or subsidise the indigent hajee. Contribute to the Hajj Waqf Fund and be part of this sadaqah jariyyah initiative. SAVE THE DATE! 19 August 2018 on #347 ITV on the eve of Aarafah. 18.15pm – 21.45pm Help make someone’s Hajj a reality Support our Hajj Waqf Fund Since 2014 We helped 60 Hujajj 100 Hajj stipends issued With your contribution we can help more needy Hujajj!! 3 Easy ways to make your Hajj Waqf pledge Payfast: https://www.payfast.co.za/donate/go/awqafsa Select this link below to donate to the Water Project WhatsApp: 084 786 0010 Email: pledge@awqafsa.org.za Find out out more information Support the Awqaf SA Hajj Waqf Make a Waqf! Leave a legacy! ITV Pledgeline Contact details Call: 0110867700/1/2/3 2016 Hajj Beneficiary This is what past Hujjajj had to say about Awqaf SA’s Hajj Waqf “I am thankful to Awqaf SA and ...

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