بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم
In the name of Allah, the Compassionate, the Merciful
* ETEKAF PROGRAM *
Etekaf is the tradition of the Holy Prophets – from Prophet Ibrahim (a.s.) to Prophet Muhammad (s) – as well as that of the Holy Imams. Al-Nabi (s) Masjed will be holding a three day etekaf in honor of the birthday of Imam Ali (a.s.).
* Rajab 13 – 14 – 15 *
* June 15 – 16 – 17 *
~ Three days of fasting and three days and nights of worship, learning, spiritual lectures, and discussion ~
The etekaf program will be under the supervision of Hojjatul Islam Seyed Abuzar Wahedy, who has eleven years experience in the supervision of etekaf programs in the city of Qum.
The program will feature several scholars and valued guests:
* Hojjatul Islam Seyed Abuzar Wahedy
* Hojjatul Islam Ahmad Modaress
* Hojjatul Islam Hadi Yasin
* Hojjatul Islam Mohammed Al Attar
* Dr. Jaberi
* Kauthar Khan
Special features of the program include:
~ Prayer Correction (in which scholars will review the prayer recitation of each participant, and correct any errors)
~ Classes on Islamic beliefs
~ Spiritual lectures
~ Special Amal – Umm Dawood
~ Dua and monajaat (supplications and prayers)
~ Special guest reciters of the Holy Quran
~ Islamic contest, with prizes
~ Nightly iftar and sahar meals
~ At the end of the program, Friday night, friends and family are invited to come to the Masjid to escort the etekaf participants home.
* Retreat from the world *
* Take 3 days and nights of spiritual reflection to know yourself *
*The Prophet (s) said: “He who knows himself, knows his Lord.”*
The program begins on Wednesday morning at the time of sahar, when the intention must be made. Participants may arrive any time from midnight, Tuesday night, until before sahar, Wednesday morning.
The registration fee is $100 for three days and nights of food and services. 25% discount for college students.
Please bring the following items for your stay at the Masjid:
- Mafati Al-Jinan
- Pillow and blanket or sleeping bag
- Unscented soap and shampoo (perfume and other scents must not be used during the etekaf)
~ Please register early ~ The deadline is June 11 ~
Call if you have any questions.
Al-Nabi (s) Masjed
1505 W. Garvey Ave., N.
West Covina, CA 91790