April 10, 2010 at 2:35 pm (Ongoing)
Tags: Chisht, Khatm, Khawajgaan, Moinuddin Chishti
The IECRC holds a Commemoration of the Great Wali (Saint) of Hind (India), Hazrat Khawaja Muniuddin Chishti (may God shower His Mercy on his soul) each month on or around the 6th of the Lunar Calendar and annually on a larger scale. During this event , the khatm-ul-khwaajgaan (a dhikr wird as perfomed my great awliya over the years in group) will be recited along with recitation of Naat and a talk. If you are joining in on-line, you can click one of the links below to get the text.
It is the great Blessing and Mercy of our Magnanimous Creator, Allah Almighty, that He has chosen from amongst His creation, pure and pious personalities to guide humanity. After the Seal of Prophethood, the Beloved, Holy Prophet Muhammad (may the prayers and peace of Allah Almighty be upon Him, His Blessed Family and Noble Companions) this task was given in the custody of the great Saints of the Islamic tradition – the Awliya Kiram, may Allah be well pleased with them all. One of the shining luminaries in this constellation of Saints is the great Sultanul-Hind Hazrat Khawaja Muinuddin Hasan Chishti Sanjari Ajmeri famous as Khawaja Ghareeb Nawaz (may Allah have mercy on him). Khawaja is a Persian word which means Master or Teacher.
The event is held monthly live via Internet or you may attend the event in person at the following locations:
Text of Khatm Khawaajgaan: [ khatm_khwajgaan ] [ English/Roman transliteration ]
9647 Gerber Rd, Sacramento, CA 95829
Time 6pm-Maghrib (PST – California Time)
Insha-Allah dinner (Langar-e-Qadriyyah) will be served after the event.
Donations to this mehfil are a means of Barakah…do so by clicking below:
|Schedule for the remainder of the year 1431 Hijri and 2009/2010 CE
||April 24 (Sat)
||May 22 (Sat)
||June 19 (Sat) – Grand Event
||July 17 (Sat)
||August 14 (Sat)
||September 11 (Sat)
||October 9 (Sat)
||November 6 (Sat)
November 3, 2010 at 12:52 pm (2010, Competition, November)
Assalam Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah,
You are invited to our first Quran Qirat/Hamd/Naat competition to take place in IECRC Sacramento, California.
Date: November 14, 2010
Location: 9647 Gerber Rd, Sacramento, CA 95829
Inviting guests and candidates for the following categories:
– Best Qirat
– Best Tajweed
– Best Hamd recitation (poetry praising Allah, Most High)
– Best Na’at (poetry praising the Prophet, peace be upon him)
Competitor Ages 6-17
Cash prizes for the winners.
Dinner will be served.
Call 916-669-8809 for reservation of tickets. Availability is limited.
The event is also a fundraiser to benefit the IECRC Academy.
Tickets for the event is $15 for 14 and up. The tickets are solely for the gifts and prizes for the winners and judges.
To register on facebook, visit:
The IECRC Academy can be found here:
April 19, 2010 at 7:42 pm (2010, Giyarhween Shareef, Ongoing, Uncategorized, Urs Events)
This is a spiritual gathering conducted on 11th of every Islamic month in honor of Hazrat Shaykh Abdul Qadir Jilani (may Allah be well pleased with him) commemorating his Urs Mubarak i.e. the day his blessed soul passed on to the Divine Presence.
(Actual dates are based on moon sighting)
For more information please contact Ayyaz Yousaf Qadri @ 510-475-7867
Please note that the schedule is for the IECRC Women’s Gatherings.
Hijri 1431 Georgian 2010
||December 28th (Monday)
||January 26th (Tuesday)
|Rabi’ul Awwal 11th
||February 25th (Thursday)
|Rabi’ul Thani 11th
||March 26th, (Friday)
|Jamad ul-Awwal 11th
||April 25th (Sunday)
|Jamad uth-Thani 11th
||May 25th (Tuesday)
||June 24rd (Wednesday)
||July 22rd (Thursday)
||August 21 (Saturday)
||September 19th (Sunday)
|Dhul Qa’dah 11th
||October 18th (Monday)
|Dhul Hijjah 11th
||November 17th (Wednesday)
April 19, 2010 at 8:32 am (2010, April, Uncategorized)
Sufiana Kalam Mehfil With Special Reciters For Sisters
Sunday, April 25th, 2010 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
(Please be on time)
5720 Mowry School Rd
(between Balentine Dr & Cedar Blvd )
Newark, CA 94560
- Ladies Event Only
- Dinner will be served
- No Babysitting
For more information or to participate, please call
408-833-5092, 510-732-6786, or 925-301-6087.
March 23, 2010 at 3:22 pm (2010, Giyarhween Shareef, March, Uncategorized)
Dear Brothers and Sisters,
Rabi-uth-Thani is the month of Syedina Shaykh Abdul Qadir Jilani radiAllahu anhu. IECRC will be holding a special Giyarhween Shareef Mahafil in Surrey,BC (Canada), Bay Area and Sacramento, CA (USA).
Bay Area – Friday 26 March, 2010
If you would like to participate with a Naat Shareef or Manqabat, kindly let us know in advance. Children are especially encouraged to participate. If you would like to contribute to the event, please let us know.
Sacramento – Saturday 27 March, 2010
Dhuhr – Asr (2pm to 5pm): Women’s Only Naat/Manqibat program AND
Asr-Maghrib (5pm-Maghrib): Open to all
This is a very special gathering, please make sure to invite your family and friends -IECRC Staff
For more details on Giyarhween, please visit:
February 21, 2010 at 11:46 pm (2010, February, Giyarhween Shareef, Maulud Events)
Tags: Fremont, Gyaarweenh Shareef, Milad Shareef
Fremont IECRC Center – 35428 Niles Blvd., Fremont CA 94536
We will start the program at 5:00 pm inshaAllah with Men’s and Women’s Giyarweenh Shareef and continue after Maghrib Prayer with Naat Shareef and Manqabat. All are welcome to recite Naat and children are especially encouraged to prepare Quran Shareef, Hadith Shareef, Naat Shareef, Manqabat, or an Event regarding Nabi-e-Kareem Salallahu Alaihi Wassalam. Please let us know the names of the presenters beforehand if possible, but all are welcome to present.
At 3:00 AM, inshaAllah we will gather at the center for the Milad Shareef program with Naat Shareef, Speech from our Murshid Pak Professor Dr. Muhammed Ahmed Qadri, and Salam at the time of Fajr. Sehri will be served and the program will be connected via phone to the Sacramento Center.
Satuday, Feb 27th, we will start the Zikr with Maghrib Prayer and Iftar, and continue the Zikr program.
February 13, 2010 at 1:00 am (2010, March, Maulud Events, Uncategorized)
Tags: Birthday, Interfaith, Maulid, Maulud, Milad, Muhammad, Prophet, Rabi ul-Awwal
The Islamic Educational & Cultural Research Center (IECRC) and The Canadian Women Center cordially invite you to celebrate the birth & life of the Prophet Muhammad (peace & blessings upon him & his family) at the
5th Annual Conference – Interfaith Communication:A Bridge among Nations
A family event on 6th March 2010, at 2:00 pm
For further information please contact:
Prof. Dr. M. Ahmed Qadri: 778-241-2371 / Dr. Syeda Saiqa: 604-594-4929
Muhammad Iqbal: 604-505-5700 / Asif Bajwa: 604-507-1815
Sohail Rana: 604-787-3122 / Nasar Khan: 604-551-5426
Unit # 202, 12888 80 Avenue, York Conference Center, Surrey, BC
Entrance is free and dinner will be served!!!
February 2, 2010 at 8:17 am (2010, February, Maulud Events)
Tags: Birthday, Maulid, Maulud, Milad, Muhammad, Prophet, Sacramento
The term Maulud, Maulid, Milad Shareef refers to the celebration of the noble birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him, b. 570 CE) as the Light of Guidance for humanity in general and Muslims in particular. Traditionally, Muslims always celebrated this day and the night before by remembering the life, events, character, and arrival of the Beloved of Allah, by keeping vigil, singing and reciting qasa’id/Naat (poems describing the attributes of the Holy Prophet sallallahu alayhe wasallam), ushering in the dawn, and fasting the day of his birth. Homes and Masajid were decorated to express happiness.
Join us in celebrating the Blessed Birth (Maulud) of the Beloved Prophet (sallallahu alyhe wasallam) on the following two days:
Friday February 26 (11th Rabi ul-Awwal – Eve of 12th Rabi ul-Awwal)
- Salaat ul-Maghrib
- Maulud Program
You may join this session via Internet Live (connect to http://my.dimdim.com/sharaaz2001/)– Children’s Program
– Youth Presentations (English)
– Scholarly Speeches (Urdu & English)
– Naat/Qasaid Recitations
- Fatiha, Salam, Dua
- Salaat ul-Isha BREAK
- 3am-Sahr – Recitations and oration of Naats (Qasaid) – You may join this session via Internet Live (connect to http://my.dimdim.com/sharaaz2001/). Speaker will be the respected Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ahmed Qadri who will address the audience live from Canada.
- Suhur (We will be fasting in thanks for the Ni’ma that Allah Subhan Wa Ta’aala granted us in the form of guidance and the blessing of the Beloved Prophet sallallahu alyhe wasallam
- Salat ul-Fajr
Saturday February 27 (12th Rabi ul-Awwal)
- Asr Salaat
- 4:15pm thru Maghrib Salaat
– Recitation of the entire Burdah Shareef in a group with Daff.
– You may join this session via Internet Live (connect to http://my.dimdim.com/sharaaz2001/)
- Fatiha, Salam, Dua
- Salaat ul-Maghrib
IECRC Center (Sacramento)
9647 Gerber Road
Sacramento, CA 95829
(Main cross street is Bradshaw)
Important: Please carpool as parking is limited.
Partaking in this event, organizing it, contributing funds to the organization of it are all a means of blessings and an honor. To be part of this, call Sharaaz Khan Qadri or Fatima Sharaaz at 916-669-8809 or 916-473-3343 or Bushra Shaanawaaz Qadri at 916-689-5235 to be part of this or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To contribute to this event via Paypal, please send funds to email@example.com. Please mention “Maulud Fund” (if possible).
Also visit www.iecrcna.org for other details.
July 1, 2008 at 10:18 pm (Urs Events)
Tags: Ajmer, Ajmer Shareef, Audition, Bay Area, California, Chishti, Commemoration, Ecstacy, Fremont, IECRC, Khawaja, Mehfil, Muinuddin, Qawwali, Samaa, Sufi, Sufism, Urs, Wajd
The IECRC will hold an ‘Urs (Commemoration) of the Great Wali (Saint) of Hind (India), Hazrat Khawaja Muniuddin Chishti (may God shower His Mercy on his soul). It is the great Blessing and Mercy of our Magnanimous Creator, Allah Almighty, that He has chosen from amongst His creation, pure and pious personalities to guide humanity. After the Seal of Prophethood, the Beloved, Holy Prophet Muhammad (may the prayers and peace of Allah Almighty be upon Him, His Blessed Family and Noble Companions) this task was given in the custody of the great Saints of the Islamic tradition – the Awliya Kiram, may Allah be well pleased with them all.
One of the shining luminaries in this constellation of Saints is the great Sultanul-Hind Hazrat Khawaja Muinuddin Hasan Chishti Sanjari Ajmeri famous as Khawaja Ghareeb Nawaz (may Allah have mercy on him). Khawaja is a Persian word which means Master or Teacher.
As in the tradition of an ‘Urs, the IECRC will conduct a Mehfil-e-Samaa (Gathering of Audition) program in the Qawwali tradition at it Niles Zikr Hall, 37270 Niles Blvd, Fremont, CA between 4pm and 6pm on Sunday, July 20, 2008.
June 6, 2008 at 7:53 am (Maulud Events)
Tags: Baba Fareed, Baba Farid Ganj Shakr, Maulud, Mehfil, Naat, Sacramento, Women
The 2nd Women’s Naat Shareef Mehfil in Sacramento dedicated to the Great Wali of Allah (Jalla Jalalahu) Hazrat Baba Farid Ganj Shakr (may Allah have mercy on him).
The IECRC is a six year old non-profit, non-political, 501(c)(3), grassroots, community service organization, based in Northern California, created in the wake of the September 11th tragedy with the mission to promote spirituality through education, research, and counseling, based on the centuries old Islamic traditional values of the Awliyah (the Saints of the Islamic Tradition) — love, tolerance, peace and harmony.
The Islamic Educational & Cultural Research Center invites you to its 2nd Women’s Naat Shareef Mehfil
Saturday, June 21 , 2008
2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Smedberg Jr High School
8239 Kingsbridge Drive, Sacramento, CA 95829
Please arrive on time for timely completion.
Refreshments served throughout.
For information, call :
Sacramento: Fatima Sharaaz Qadri – 916-687-7547, Bushra. S. Qadri – 916-689-5235
Bay Area: Syeda Zille Huma Qadri – 510-648-9525, Shagufta Ahmad Qadri – 510-732-6786
E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or on the Web visit www.maulud.org