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New Meetup: Sura 17 Aya 11- Presented by Dr Sultan Abdulhameed !

From: Sahdi
Sent on: Tuesday, November 23, 2010 9:11 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for Quran Study in English!

What: Sura 17 Aya 11- Presented by Dr Sultan Abdulhameed !

When: Sunday, December 19,[masked]:00 PM

Where: Islamic Center of Southern California
434 S Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90020


Our special and most patient guest Dr Sultan Abdulhameed will present Sura 17 Aya 11

People ask for things that are bad as if they were asking for something good, for people are prone to be hasty.

This aya can also be translated as:

People pray for things that are bad as if they were praying for something good, for people are prone to be hasty.

It is a truism to say that people are motivated in everything they do by the desire to gain pleasure and avoid pain. This aya speaks of our tendency to ask for things without thinking of the consequences in the long term. Most of the unhappiness in people?s lives can be traced back to the failure to think and plan ahead. How can we learn to avoid this common shortcoming will be discussed in our meeting.

Dr Sultan Abdulhameed teaches the Quran at the Muslim Reform Movement Organization in New york in their weekly meetings. His method of teaching focuses on one aya at a time in the interactive method of learning from each person's insight about the aya being discussed. Dr Sultan Abdulhammed has also written a book called "The Quran and The Life of Excellence" and he will be presenting excerpt from his book.


* Keep your RSVP updated. If you aren't able to attend, please change your RSVP. This allows the person who is hosting to plan accordingly.
* Snacks will be served. You are also welcome to bring snacks.
* Try to arrive on time.

Please email me if you have any questions.



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