CLASS DATE: 10/21/2018 and 10/28/2018
|TEACHERS:Hitha Raj, Aditi Jain, Jalaja peechu|
Summary: Unity of faith
Last 2 weeks we have talking about the new faith
This coming week November 4th will be a field trip to Raleigh Mosque.
808 Atwater street
Raleigh, NC 27607
with students, parents and teachers.
Class started with 3 oms
We had a great pleasure to have guest speaker, Sameena Parveen to come and share a short presentation to class regarding Islam.
Students enjoyed the class and at the end of the presentation. Of course our students had a very good questions to ask and get the answers too.
Here are some of the Amazing things we learnt:
“Allah “ means submission or surrender to God.
Salaam : Peace
Holy book : Qur’an
Prophet Mohammed is the last prophet of Islam.
5 pillars of Islam.
1. Faith ( Shahadah)
2. Prayer( Salah)
3. Fasting ( Sawm)
4. Charity( Zakah)
5. Piligrimage ( Hajj)
Speaker also talked about the importance of the Prayer:
They pray 5 times a day.
Praying is a way to connect with God and give thanks to God.
10 Teachings of Prophet Mohammed.
1. Brotherhood of man
2. Be grateful for your creator.
3. Do not find faults in others.
4.Good be rewarded for good intention.
5. Give up arguments.
6.Respect your parents. Paradise lies under the feet of the MOTHER.
7.cleanliness is next to Godleness.
8. Always have Patience.
9. Have no EGO
10.Have control over your tongue.
Very awareness oriented class, so our students will be aware to be respectful towards their friends faith in school and the places they go to extra curricular activities.
it was pleasure to have a speaker and she did an awesome job.
Started with 3 oms
Bhajan practice. We learned a new unison song “Rama Neela Megha Shyama.” that students will be singing for Swami’s birthday on Nov 18 th .
Went over the life application of last week class to honor the mother.
Also went over the awareness they got from last class presentation.
Prayer: this sunday we learnt Islam prayer and its meaning.
Bismillah Ar-Rahman Ar-Raheem (3)
La Ilaha illallah Allah Allah (3)
Meaning: In the name of God, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful. There is no God but God.
Everybody got a chance to flow the balloon with the air of course and tie it.
What is the significance of this balloon and air?
Students were are scientific about it. Which was good.
students were also got to know the spirituality about the balloon too.
The air inside the balloon and the outside the balloon is same.
That signifies God inside the ballon and outside the balloon is same.
God is one. God is all pervasive. All peace and all powerful.
Heaven lies under the feet of your Mother.
Continue respecting your MOTHER AND FATHER.
Please write down atleast 3 things that you practiced this week in your notebook. we will check the homework when we meet this Sunday.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION TO PARENTS:
1. We would like all the students to be on time by 3.25pm we are staring the class by 3.30pm.
Class room door closes at 3.30pm.
If any students come late they have to wait outside the door till we finish prayers and meditation.
2. As a parent your responsibility to check the home work ( life application ) which we give them to follow through while week.
Once you as a parent commit to the follow up with your kids the results are impactful.
3. Treat this spiritual learning as a beautiful foundation to your kids who are the future generations of leaders.
Swami has given us the opportunity to be the part of this huge responsibility. Let’s stand up to build this great future leaders.