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Pajama Story Time and Ramadhan Reflections

We had wonderful sessions for all of our children yesterday during workshop. The younger ones arrived ready for fun in their pajamas! The 2-3 year olds read a Ramadhan-themed story and created a luminous lantern craft. The 4-6 year olds read Welcome Ramadan (a GoodWord Kids book) and made lovely bookmarks. Thanks to Nasreen Dharsee-Dungersi and Shamim Ladak for leading those classes.


Those 7 years of age and older enjoyed an interactive discussion with Br. Mazaher Tejani. They focused on the importance of the Holy month of Ramadhan, with special emphasis on the revelation of the Quran, and the power of the Nights of Qadr. They discussed the meaning of Sura Qadr and then reflected on how the Quran may have been revealed. How did it get from Allah to Prophet Muhammad?  Did it come down verse by verse, or all at once?  Did it come to Prophet Muhammad’s heart or his mind?   They also discussed the power of the Grand Night, and calculated that the Night of Qadr is equ…