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  1. From what I understand, whatever you have saved in one year's time (thus is 'profit' from your earnings because you did not use that money) you must pay the 1/5 of that saved money (not gross income). It probably is better for someone with more knowledge to answer, but that is what I know. Asking your marja is best. Good luck!
  2. Assalamu alaikum Ramadan Mubarak to all! Does anyone have a website that shows links to all the online lectures for shahr Ramadhan? Maybe we can use this forum to post links. Thanks!!!
  3. salam, salawat bar

    Mohammad wa Aalay Mohammad

    may Allah bless you on your birthday

  4. sis, im trying to find italian converts too. :]

    I want to go live in Italy one day (yes, i know big dreams)

    do you speak Italian well?

  5. Bismillah Al-Rahman Al-Raheem Assalamu alaikum On behalf of the Mohammadia Youth Group, I would like to invite you all to a celebration of a special woman...Bibi Fatima Al-Zahra (as). The event is scheduled for 8:30pm on Friday June 27th. The program commences with Maghrib and I'sha prayers and recitation of Quran. Special guest speaker is Sister Nessrein. We will also be welcoming any volunteers who would like to recite poetry, creative writing, sarood, and/or art in commemoration of Bibi Fatima (as). Dinner will be served! Hope to see you there! Sophie, of Mohammadia Youth Group Mohammadia Islamic Center 140 Marshall St Paterson, NJ
  6. Salaam YaQaim, If you are in the area, you should definitely try to come, Inshallah! It's going to be fun!
  7. Walaikum salaam Inshallah we will be recording it. Videos get posted on the Mohammadia Youth Group website: www.mohammadiayouth.org. Once it's posted, I will put an announcement here, Inshallah.
  8. In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful As -Salamu `Alaykum! Dear Brothers and Sisters, Inshallah this email finds you in good imaan, health, and spirit. There are many exciting programs and events planned in our communities for June and July 2008. Our goal is to raise consciousness and awareness among ourselves. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Please mark your calendar for next week, we will be hosting Sister Nicole Correri from Northern Virginia... Sister Nicole Correri is a convert to Islam since 1994 who received her B.A. in Psychology from George Washington University, and her M.A. in Counseling from George Mason University. She also completed a year and half of doctoral course work in Clinical Psychology at GWU. For almost 13 years, Sr. Nicole has been an educator in the Washington D.C. Islamic community, working primarily with the youth. Her emphasis has always been to bring a deeper understanding of Islam to the youth, as well as a practical and meaningful connection to their spiritual life. When: Friday. June 13, 2008 at 8:30pm Speaker: Sister Nicole Correri Location: Mohammadia - 140 Marshall Street, Paterson, New Jersey ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Masjid-e Ali will be hosting Syed Ammar Nakshwani on June 27-29, 2008. Saturday, June 28th (5:30-10pm) Fundraising Dinner at Shezan http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=13154854452 Sunday, June 29th (1:00-4:00pm) Special Youth Session with Seyed Ammar Lecture and Q&A at Masid e Ali www.muslimfoundation.org ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Mohammadia Youth Group Annual Picnic in Observance of Imam Ali (A.S.) on Saturday, July 12, 2008 from 11:00am to 8:00pm. Bring your family and friends to a day filled with fun outdoor activties and delicious Halal BBQ! Be prepared to play kickball, volleyball, ultimate frisbee, basketball...and more! There will also be games and prizes and stimulating discussions at Ringwood State Park. Congregational prayer will be at 1pm followed by lunch. Inshallah we will see you there! Register @ http://www.mohammadiayouth.org http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=15044802486 For information on the park check their website: http://www.state.nj.us/dep/parksandforests...s/ringwood.html
  9. Assalamu alaikum Everyone Celebrate Imam Ali's (as) birthday with us! First annual Mohammadia Picnic commemorating Imam Ali! July 12, 2008 starting at 11AM @ Ringwood State Park, NJ Pre-register @ www.mohammadiayouth.org or go directly to the form @ http://njcamp.wufoo.com/forms/imam-ali-day-picnic-2008/ Facebook event: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=15044802486
  10. salam! there is a yahoo group for shia homeschoolers that has a lot of information. check it out http://groups.yahoo.com/group/shiahomeschoolers/
  11. On the night of Friday, October 26, 2007 at 8 p.m. Maulana Syed Abbas Ayleya will be speaking at the Mohammadia Center in Patterson, New Jersey, along side of Dr. Hatim Abu-Shahba. On the night of Saturday, October 27, 2007, Syed Abbas Ayelya will thus be speaking the at the Imam Ali Center (the MFI) in Somerset, New Jersey at maigrib time. These lectures will address the impact of Islam on the modern age and the duties of the contemporary muslim, particularly in the west. The following is a list of topics that will be covered, insh'Allah: Purpose of Life - Allah and His Justice Why Islam - Is it the fastest growing religion? Islam, Christianity, and Western Thought Day of Judgment - Women in Islam /Hijab Family & Societal Issues Pre-Islamic Era Islam and the Sciences - Islamic Economics Islamic Law - Marriage Islam in the Media - Charity Pillars of Islam - Unity Among Muslims Refreshments will be served! Please be prompt! The Mohammadia Center (140 Marshall Street, Paterson, New Jersey) http://mohammadiayouth.org/ MFI (47 Cedar Grove Lane) http://muslimfoundation.org
  12. Salam First, please try to write in correct English, it is rather difficult to read with the words shortened in such an unnatural way. Second, Marriage is not for a person who is immature and irresponsible and unrealistic.(this is in general and not specifically saying this just to you). If you can truly say that you are a mature, responsible and realistic person, then you may have a shot at marriage. Marriage is not temporary...it is permanent and comes with a great deal of responsibilties and sacrifices. Before you can truly decide whether you are ready for marriage, you must think things out logically and thoroughly. Think of the life changes that will occur when you are married. You will be living with the same person day in and day out for the rest of your life. Everything you do will be with your spouse, for the most part at least, minus some 'girls nights' or 'boys nights'. You will have more bills: rent/mortgage, taxes, home insurance, car insurance, food shopping, cooking, cleaning, working for the money you will need. Children will add even more expenses and responsibilties, obviously. Once married, you will double the size of your family. You will now have in-laws and other family matters to deal with. Overall, marriage is serious business, and should not be taken lightly or for fun. You have to be totally ready for a life change. Maturity, in all aspects, is a sign that a person is ready for marriage, not if 'they don't think about getting married' as you questioned. Good luck!
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