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Archive for December, 2005

12 1 05

Goal & Program

The goal of ICNA shall be to seek the pleasure of Allah (SWT) through the struggle of Iqamat-ud-Deen (establishment of the Islamic system of life) as spelled out in the Qur’an and the Sunnah of Prophet Muhammad (SAW).

To invite mankind to submit to the Creator by using all means of communications.

To motivate Muslims to perform their duty of being witnesses unto mankind by their words and deeds.

To organize those who agree to work for this cause in the discipline of ICNA.

To offer educational and training opportunities to increase Islamic knowledge, to enhance character, and to develop skills for all those who are associated with ICNA.

To oppose immorality and oppression in all forms, and support efforts for civil liberties and socio-economic justice in the society.

To strengthen the bond of humanity by serving all those in need anywhere in the world, with special focus on our neighborhood across North America.

To cooperate with other organizations for the implementation of this program and unity in the ummah.

12 1 05

Tarbiyah Department

Tarbiyah: Spiritual and Intellectual Training

Major activities for Tarbiyah include:

Training camps
Study circles
Speakers forums
Night vigils

NeighborNets provide the foundation for all activities in ICNA. It consists of a small group of members (no more than eight) who gather very week to improve their knowledge, develop brotherhood and to do dawah. All members of ICNA participate in this program.

Tarbiyah Seminars
ICNA organizes one or two days seminars and retreats. Various lectures and workshops are given. These programs are organized at Regional or Unit level.

Study Circles
This activity is organized by units and NeighborNets. Members study books and articles on different  topics and then share their ideas with others in the Study Circle meetings.

Learning by Doing
ICNA workers strongly believe in the concept of   learning by doing. Everyone tries to get involved in Dawah activities and starts learning the tools of this trade by just doing it.

Tutorial Workshops
During ICNA conventions and training camps, workshops are offered on various topics. Learned and professional brothers/sisters in different fields offer these workshops.

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