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The Circle Group’s Ramadan Retreats are an opportunity for spiritual rejuvenation and clarification, through practice, of one’s understanding of Islam and Tasawwuf in daily life. A schedule of suhbat, prayer, recitation, and meditation uplifted our souls and increased our piety and our understanding.

All audio dars from the Retreat, as Read More »

rr09.10Allah (swt) says in the Holy Qur’an, “O you who believe! Fasting is prescribed for you even as it was prescribed for those before you that you may ward off evil.” (2:183)

The Prophet (sal) said, “Let it not be that the day you fast and the day you break Read More »

rr09.1My Dear Friends, Students, brothers and sisters: Asalaamu alaykum wa Rahmatullahe wa Barakatuh

This years Ramadan Retreat was designed, insh’Allah to focus on the great blessings of the month of Ramadan as a means to grasp the subtleties of perception (ayn ul Lataif) available to the sincere and Read More »


soultvSee video of Ramadhan Retreat at

  •  If you want to get more out of fasting than hunger or thirst, to nourish the spiritual side is to nourish the body too.  – click on “spirituality” channel
  • Community Paper Session: Educating for Skilled Leadership Introductory Remarks by Shaykh Ahmed Abdur Rashid

    As the Muslim population in the United States grows, attention is turning to ways in which Muslims might begin to hold leadership in proportion to their numbers. The 2000 AMC essay competition posed the question Why Read More »

    “The Oneness of Allah and the Oneness of His Community” by
    Shaykh Ahmed Abdur Rashid

    Bismillah ir Rahman ir Raheem, Bismillâh, Alhamdulillâh
    Allâhumma salli wa sallim alâ sayyidinâ Muhammadin, wa alâ âlihi wa sahbih

      Qul Hu-wallaahu ‘Ahad, ‘Allaahus-Samad Lam yalid, wa lam yuulad,
      Wa lam yakun la-Hu kufuwan ‘Ahad.

      Say: Read More »