Children’s Book Reading “Purity & Prayer” with Ustadha Hosai
April 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Join us for a reading from a wonderful new rhyming book about the rules of wadu and prayer that is beautifully written and illustrated for our kids learning to pray. For boys & girls ages 9 and under.
12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. | Saturday, April 28 | $20/child | Pizza & Signed Copy of Book “Purity & Prayer: Rhyming Picture Book of Sacred Rulings” by Ameena bint Abdir Rahman
Register at: mcceastbay.org/purity
If you wish to register your child to attend for the reading and pizza (without receiving a signed copy of the book) for $10/child, please register at mcceastbay.org/purity-2
This collection of poems for children outlines essential knowledge of the ritual ablution and prayer according to the Hanafi school, the largest school of Islamic law. Along with the poems, it provides an appendix for clarification. Its purpose is to give children and parents access to knowledge that makes one’s worship valid, sound, and proper in a fun way. “As a teacher of both young and mature, I am constantly searching for solid, accurate, and reliable fiqh resources in English that engage the student and allows them to memorize with ease. In our Islamic tradition, learning texts through poetry has proven to be one of the most effective methods of memorization and application of Islamic rulings. Instead of fiqh being tedious, dry and overwhelming, Ameena illucidates the basics in a fun, poetic and engaging manner. Her style of creative poetry, along with Reyhana’s engaging and colorful illustrations, is sure to catch the attention of the young reader and seeker of sacred knowledge. I applaud Ameena for all of the effort and diligence she has put into this valuable work. I highly recommend these poems to not just the young, aspiring student of the religion, but to everyone who wishes to learn and appreciate the nuances and ease of everyday fiqh. This work is truly for both the young, and the young at heart.” Ustadha Shamira Chothia Ahmed The Rahmah Foundation FIQH SUPERVISED BY IMĀM TAHIR ANWAR & USTADHA SHAMIRA CHOTHIA AHMED.