UALR Islam and Sufism’s annual fast-breaking dinner (Iftar) was held on July 27th at Raindrop Turkish House. A Large group friends, including friends in UALR, participated in this event to share the iftar with Muslims. The activity started with a short video of Qur’an recitation. Following the video, one of the members of the student club gave a presentation on the meaning and practical aspects of Ramadan.
The interest of the participants to the Ramadan tradition was terrific. It was a great pleasure for us to have the dinner with a diverse group of friends in this evening. The friendly environment that was warm and welcoming made it very comfortable for everyone to interact. Special thanks to Raindrop Turkish House for being our sponsor for this wonderful event.
WE DECIDED TO FOCUS ON THE CIVILIZATION HERITAGE LEFT FROM EAST AND WEST CULTURE. WHAT WE MEAN BY WEST, AND EAST WILL BE ANALYZED IN THESE
LECTURE SERIES, ON UALR CAMPUS. A QUESTION! SHOULD GREEK CULTURE BE CONSIDERED AS EAST CULTURE WHILE IT EMERGED IN A REGION THAT IS EASTER THAN GRANADA? SECOND QUESTION? SHOULD MODERN TURKISH CULTURE BE CONSIDERED AS WESTERN CULTURE?
ALL THESE DILEMMAS WILL BE TALKED IN OUR FRIENDLY PRESENTATIONS.
TURKISH COOKIES, PIZZA, AND DRINK WILL BE SERVED .. FREE..
AN ANALYZE OF THE BRIDGE CIVILIZATIONS IN EAST AND WEST
THE SACRED TRUSTS
Holy Relics of Islam
MORE THAN 30 PHOTOS INCLUDING:
The staff Of Moses
The Cooking Vessel Of The Prophet Abraham
The Turban of the Prophet Joseph
The Prophet John’s (John the Baptist) Forearm and a Fragment Of His Skull
The Holy Mantle
The Honored Standard
First Manuscripts of Quranic Verses
The Letters Of Prophet Muhammad
The Sacred Seal
The Prophet’s Footprint
The Sacred Sandals
Original collection is displayed in Topkapi Palace, Istanbul
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Some say, learning about great personalities lives drives them pessimistic since those people`s highlighted life style is not imitable, whereas as Islam and Sufism Club we strongly state that even though we cannot reach the level of these duenna people in terms of being humble, generous and devout, we should try to be.
In that sense, as mentioned before this semester`s talks will be about Great Sufism Scholars, time, date and location information is posted with this flier. Best Regards....
UALR Islam and Sufism’s annual fast-breaking dinner (Iftar) was held on August 7th at Raindrop Turkish House. A Large group participants, including friends at UALR, joined the event to share the iftar with Muslims. The activity started with a short video of Qur’an recitation. Following the video, one of the volunteers of the student club gave a presentation on the meaning and practical aspects of Ramadan. Participants’ questions about fasting and Ramadan were answered in the presentation: Social aspects of Ramadan, Who must fast, What is Eid? For many in the audience it was interesting to learn Ramadan/Eid activities that take place throughout Turkey.
This was followed by a delicious homemade Turkish food that was shared and enjoyed by all participants. After the dinner, a short video about “Turkish Tea Culture” was presented. The video is about Katharine Branning’s book, an American storyteller and writer, “Yes, I Would Love another Glass of Tea”.
It was a great pleasure for us to have the dinner with a diverse group of friends in this evening. The friendly environment that was warm and welcoming made it very comfortable for everyone to interact. Special thanks to Raindrop for being our sponsor for this wonderful event.
September 10th, “Bishr ibn al-Harith al-Hafi”
September 24th, “Junayd of Baghdad”
October 8th, “Husayn ibn Mansur al-Hallaj”
October 22th, “Abul Hasan al-Shadhili”
November 5th, “Muhyi al-Din ibn al-’Arabi”
November 19th, “Special Topic: Mawlana Jalal al-Din Rumi”
We are proud of you helped us institutionalize biweekly talks at UALRcampus.Tentative schedule for Fall 2013 semester has been posted, we would like to be with you and learn from your participation to biweekly talks. For this semester, we have planned to arrange events regarding Sufi doyennes abode different continents(from Asia to West Africa). It is our wish that all participants will like the presentations and broaden their knowledge about spiritual side of human being. Regards…
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