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Tranquil Hearts

  • SPARC 3417 Spruce Street Philadelphia, PA, 19104 United States (map)

This on going class will survey practices of meditation and invocation within the Muslim tradition. Students will be exposed to different compilations and expressions of dhikr and Islamic meditation.

Class will be facilitated by Chaplain Patricia Anton and will include guest speakers and videos. The first half of each session will give a background and understanding related to a practice. The second half students will spend engaged in dhikr or meditation. 

Sample Topics:
Reflection in Prayer
Prophetic Invocatons (daily & related to times or circumstances)
Daily Litanies (wird/awrad)
Invocing the 99 names of Allah
Supplication (du'a)
Salawat on the Prophet (sws)
Poetry
Reflection (tafakir)
Contimplation (tadhabir)
Self-observation (muraqabah)
Engaging with dreams

Earlier Event: November 13
Weekly Halaqas
Later Event: November 15
Board Meeting