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UPCOMING EVENTS:

June 10-12, 2016, Ramadan Retreat  Join other Muslims and seekers on the first weekend of the Holy Month to reflect and dive deep into the rewards of Ramadhan under the guidance of an authorized Sufi Shaykh, Shaykh Ahmed Abdur Rashid.  Register now.

 

PREVIOUS EVENTS:

June 19-21, 2015, Ramadan Retreat Begin your Ramadan with an intensive focus.  Join other Muslims and seekers on the first weekend of the Holy Month to pray, reflect, and turn inward, under the guidance of an authorized Sufi Shaykh, Shaykh Ahmed Abdur Rashid.

Oct 10- 12th, 2014, Fall Retreat on Khidma (Service) at the World Community for spiritual rejuvenation and clarification through practice and reflection on Khidma (service), a key doorway to the practical application of Islam and Tasawwuf in daily life.

July 25th-27th, 2014: Ramadhan Retreat at the World CommunityJoin us again this year for several days of spiritual rejuvenation in retreat, contemplation, comraderie, and the blessings of suhbat with Shaykh Ahmed Abdur Rashid

Stangers (2013-2014) in this series of Sunday talks with Shaykh Ahmed Abdur Rashid and Shaykh Nooruddeen Durkee and guests,  speakers will be delving into the Strangers.

Mar 30, 2014 –  Nasir Khusrow (as): The Persian

Feb 2, 2014 – Salman Farsi (raa): The Guide and the Guided

Dec 29, 2013 – Al-Khidr (as): Keeping the Company of Those who See

Islamic Study Center Talks (2012-2013)  In this series, The Great Ones-Seven Sundays talks  focus on the Ulul al-Azim, duruus  by Shaykh Ahmed Abdur Rashid  at the  Islamic Study Center, 108 10th Street Charlottesville, VA.

Previous Talks in this series:

Nov 3, 2013: Al Mahdi (as)

June 23, 2013 : The Prophet Mohammed (sal)

May 19, 2013: The Prophet Isa (as)

Mar 17, 2013: The Prophet Musa (as)

Feb 3, 2013: The Prophet Ibrahiim (as)

Dec 2012: The Prophet Nuh (as)

Nov 2012: Adam and Hawa (as)

Aug 17th-19th, 2013: Ramadhan Retreat at the World Community. Join us again this year for several days of spiritual rejuvenation in retreat, contemplation, comraderie, and the blessings of suhbat with Shaykh Ahmed Abdur Rashid.

July 8th: Three Speakers for the Three Nights of Light (Isra Miraj, Nisfu Sha’ban and Laylatu-l-Qadr). Further investigations and discussion with Shaykh Ahmed Abdur Rashid and Shaykh Nooruddeen Durkee and  Guest Speaker , Ustadh Zain ul-Abedin, at the  Islamic Study Center, 108 10th Street Charlottesville, VA.

Webcast available: http://www.telspanvenue.com/Five_Sundays1

What? Why? Who? Where? and When?  Tasawwuf  Now: 5 Sundays Series (2011-2012).  Talks from Shaykh Ahmed Abdur Rashid and Shaykh Nooruddeen Durkee, and guest speaker Imam Mboup at the  Islamic Study Center, 108 10th Street Charlottesville, VA.  Answering Questions for the Sincere Seeker:

  1. October 30, 2011“What?”

Jan 15, 2012:   “Who?”

Feb 19, 2012: “Where?”

April 15, 2012: “When?”

Aug 26th-Aug 29th Ramadhan Retreat 2011 The World Community hosted  a spiritual retreat honoring our annual “guest”- Ramadhan Kareem. Listen to Suhbat with Shaykh Ahmed Abdur Rashid and other guest speakers as well as Qur’an recitation, du’a and study time. It was a  time for quiet contemplation, restful walks and enjoyable community dining at iftar.

June 19, 2011.Travel Both Outer and Inner: The Road to Fulfillment in Eternity by Shaykh Ahmed Abdur Rashid at the  Islamic Study Center, 108 10th Street Charlottesville, VA.

October 2010-April 2011.  5 More Sundays(a link to all speakers talks): The second  series of  Sunday talks with Shaykh Ahmed Abdur Rashid and Shaykh Nooruddeen Durkee  presented at the  Islamic Study Center, 108 10th Street Charlottesville, VA.  Shaykh Rashid’s individual dars are listed and linked:

 

 

September 4th-6th 2010. Ramadhan Retreat: A weekend of study, meditation, Quran recitation, and suhbat with Shaykh Ahmed Abdur Rashid. There was good food and good company in community.

June-August 2010 Nights of Light (a link to all talks) – Rajab, Sha’ban, Ramadan: A lecture series honoring the special nights Laylatu-l-Mir’aj, Laylatu-l-Bar’aat, and Laylatu-l-Qadr.

November 2009 – April 2010. Five Sundays on Tasawwuf (a link to all the speakers): A series of Sunday lectures during the months of November 2009 through March 2010 held at the Islamic Study Center, 108 10th ST.  NW,  Charlottesville, VA . Find Shaykh Rashid’s talks in audio, pdf and video format at the following links:

September 17-19, 2009. Ramadhan Retreat: The Circle Group held a retreat intended to foster spiritual rejuvenation and as an opportunity to clarify, through practice, one’s understanding of Islam and Tasawwuf in daily life. Follow above link to video, audio and pdf files of the talks.

May 22-24, 2009.  12thAnnual Mawlidu-n-Nabi & ISRA Convention“The Healing Light of Prophet Muhammad ” by Shaykh Ahmed Abdur Rashid was presented in  North Carolina.  Follow above link to audio, video and pdf files of the Shaykh’s talk.

Mar 15, 2009. Khutbah for the the Mawlid:  Prophet Muhammad (sal): The Unifying Voice . Shaykh Ahmed Abdur Rashid was invited to speak at the Islamic Center in Richmond, VA . See the video of this khutbah on the CG Video Channel.

Feb 21, 2009. Seminar on the Book of  Wisdom of Shaykh Ahmad Ibn Ata Illah as-Sakandari. The second seminar on this topic with Shaykh Ahmed Rashid, Shaykh Nooruddeen Durkee, Shaykh Ahmad Kat’ani,  Shaykh  Muhammad Yahya Ninowy, Dr. Abdel Haadi Honerkamp, Imam Muhammad Majid.  ADAMS Center, Sterling,  VA. Follow above link for video, audio and pdf files of Shaykh Rashid’s talk.

Nov 1-2, 2008.  Seminar on The Book of Wisdom of Shaykh Ahmad Ibn Ata Illah as-Sakandari. A weekend of talks (all audio files):  with Shaykh Ahmed Rashid (link to video), Shaykh Nooruddeen Durkee,  Shaykh  Muhammad Yahya Ninowy. Presentations were at Islamic Society of Central Virginia, Charlottesville.

Sept 13-14, 2008. Ramadhan Retreat. “Seizing the Moment.” (link to audio and pdf) with Shaykh Ahmed Abdur Rashid at the World Community, Bedford.  Intended to foster spiritual rejuvenation and as an opportunity to clarify, through practice ones understanding of Islam and Tasawwuf in daily life.

August 8-17, 2008.  Meditation and Retreat: Shaykh Rashid  lectured and led a meditation at the 10-day silent retreat in Yogaville, Farmville, VA.

April 26, 2008. Lecture at the Islamic Center in Charlottesville, VA (link to video or link to audio and pdf): Shaykh Rashid presented “The Crisis in Spiritual and Environmental Ecology.”

March 29, 2008. Mualid an-Nabi at the Islamic Society of Central Virginia: ” The Names of the Prophets.”