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IINY Library August 2013 Events

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Summer 2013 Reading Program

IINY Library will be holding its first summer reading program during the 2013 summer vacation. The aim of this program is to encourage the members of our community to read, particularly the children and youth. Participants will be divided into two age groups and are required to read a specified number of books during the summer months. Those wishing to participate must obtain the reading forms from the library. Please note that you must keep these forms and return the completed ones no later than Saturday August 31st. On Saturday, September 7th there will be a small celebration for those who have participated in the program. In recognition of participant’s effort, small tokens will be given to the children and youths. For further information, please contact IINY Library: library@iiny.org ...

Call for Art and Literature Pieces for Ramadan Exhibition

Theme: Ramadan through the window of art God’s banquet of Mercy and Abundance has once again spread wide for His guests. We are reminded at this banquet of His Power, Generosity and Mercy. We invite you to celebrate this month with us through your artistic and literary expressions at our Art and Literature Exhibition, where we will present your submissions for the community to view. Please submit your artworks (drawings, paintings, sculpture, hand-made items, etc.) and writing pieces that reflect the values of the month of Ramadan to the library no later than Saturday, July 13th. Join us in highlighting the beauty of this month through your art. Rules and guidelines: -       All types of art works: painting, photography, sculpture, calligraphy,…are accepted. -       All types of literature pieces: poems, prose, short story,…are a ...

Tajweed of Quran Classes (Begin on June 29th and continue during the month of Ramadhan)

Tajweed classes will begin on Saturday June 29th and continue during the month of Ramadhan. Classes will be instructed by Mrs. Zarkesh and held inside the library of the Islamic Institute of New York. Classes are held on Tuesdays and Saturdays an hour before the Maghrib and Isha prayers. Tajweed covers the rules governing the correct Arabic pronunciation during Qur’anic recitation. Interested individuals should have these basic requirements: -          Interest and commitment to learn the tajweed of Quran -          Ability to read the Quran (Arabic) -          Committed to attending all the sessions Those willing to participate in the classes must obtain and fill out a registration form from the library. Please note that the classes are free of charge. Dates and times: ...

Some Traditions on the Virtues of Imam Ali (AS)

Some Traditions on the Virtues of Imam Ali (AS)
There is no doubt that the Holy Quran is the book of Allah and that all Muslims of the world are required to accept its teachings and instructions. When one opens Quran and casts a glance at its verses he will come across to what seems to be a clear landscape of an extraordinary, sensational, and exciting future and the end of the universe.  Quran indicates that the ultimate mission of the Prophet of Islam was to make this religion prevail over all other religions in the world; and one day this holy aspiration will finally be fulfilled. Allah stated in Quran:  "It is He who has sent His messenger (Muhammad) with the guidance and the Religion of truth, to prevail over all religions, even though the idolaters may detest." (Quran 9:33)  The Holy book of the last Messenger of Allah gives the glad tidings that the rule over the earth shall finally belong ...

Necessity of the Existence of Imam al-Mahdi (AS)

Necessity of the Existence of Imam al-Mahdi (AS)
There is no doubt that the Holy Quran is the book of Allah and that all Muslims of the world are required to accept its teachings and instructions. When one opens Quran and casts a glance at its verses he will come across to what seems to be a clear landscape of an extraordinary, sensational, and exciting future and the end of the universe.  Quran indicates that the ultimate mission of the Prophet of Islam was to make this religion prevail over all other religions in the world; and one day this holy aspiration will finally be fulfilled. Allah stated in Quran:  "It is He who has sent His messenger (Muhammad) with the guidance and the Religion of truth, to prevail over all religions, even though the idolaters may detest." (Quran 9:33)  The Holy book of the last Messenger of Allah gives the glad tidings that the rule over the earth shall finally belong ...

Special specifications of Imam al-Mahdi (AS)

Special specifications of Imam al-Mahdi (AS)
There is no doubt that the Holy Quran is the book of Allah and that all Muslims of the world are required to accept its teachings and instructions. When one opens Quran and casts a glance at its verses he will come across to what seems to be a clear landscape of an extraordinary, sensational, and exciting future and the end of the universe.  Quran indicates that the ultimate mission of the Prophet of Islam was to make this religion prevail over all other religions in the world; and one day this holy aspiration will finally be fulfilled. Allah stated in Quran:  "It is He who has sent His messenger (Muhammad) with the guidance and the Religion of truth, to prevail over all religions, even though the idolaters may detest." (Quran 9:33)  The Holy book of the last Messenger of Allah gives the glad tidings that the rule over the earth shall finally belong ...

Sunni Documentation on Imam al-Mahdi (AS)

Sunni Documentation on Imam al-Mahdi (AS)
There is no doubt that the Holy Quran is the book of Allah and that all Muslims of the world are required to accept its teachings and instructions. When one opens Quran and casts a glance at its verses he will come across to what seems to be a clear landscape of an extraordinary, sensational, and exciting future and the end of the universe.  Quran indicates that the ultimate mission of the Prophet of Islam was to make this religion prevail over all other religions in the world; and one day this holy aspiration will finally be fulfilled. Allah stated in Quran:  "It is He who has sent His messenger (Muhammad) with the guidance and the Religion of truth, to prevail over all religions, even though the idolaters may detest." (Quran 9:33)  The Holy book of the last Messenger of Allah gives the glad tidings that the rule over the earth shall finally belong ...

The Story Of Prophet Ibrahim (AS)

The Story Of Prophet Ibrahim (AS)
CHALLENGING THE WILL OF GOD  Namrud (Nimrod), the son of Kan'an, ruled over the city of Babylon. When he totally dominated over the people and the extent of his influence developed, he forced the people to worship him; the people, who prostrated themselves in front of idols made of wood and stone, easily obeyed Namrud and called him their god. For this reason, the people were in deviation for a long time and forgot God the Great, the One. Therefore, God willed to bring a great leader into existence from among that deviated people to guide them.  One day, a court astrologer told Namrud:  "The position of the stars indicates that a man will soon revolt, uproot idolatry, and invite the people to a new religion."  Namrud asked, "In which land will this man begin his rebellion?". The astrologer replied, "In this very land; however, he is not yet born." ...

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