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Special Laylatul-Qadr Program - Ramadan 18th

  • ICCNC 1433 Madison Street Oakland, CA, 94612 United States (map)

Please join us for the special Laylatul Qadr Program on Thursday May 23, 2019 starting at 8:30 PM. May 23, 2019 is the 18th of Ramadan 1440 AH.

The program includes: congregational prayers, Iftar, short lecture Farsi lecture by Br. Mostafa Daneshgar, English lecture by Br. Hashim Alauddeen, special Laytul Qadr ceremony (Ahaya), and Azadari.

The night of 18th of Ramadan is significant for Shia Muslims because Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib (AS), was assassinated on the morning of Ramadan 19, 40 AH during his morning prayer by a Kharijite called Ibn Muljam, at the Great Mosque of Kufah in Iraq. Imam Ali (AS) died two days later due to his injuries on Ramadan 21, 40 AH (January 28, 661 CE). Imam Ali (AS) was the cousin and son-in-law of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).