Chinese Muslim Calligrapher Visits Tawheed Center
By Adil James, MMNS
Farmington–August 9–The Tawheed Center recently invited a calligrapher who had been visiting Michigan–IAGD had originally invited him and then offered his visit to the Tawheed Center, which Tawheed accepted.
As Asim Khan, an important member of the Tawheed Center mosque who helped arrange the visit, explained that â€œHe can write Bismillahir Rahman ir Rahim in Chinese, and then when you turn it, you can see that it says Bismillahir Rahman ir Rahim in Arabic.â€
About 60 people in total visited the three calligraphy sessions with Haji Noor-ud-Deen.
Tawheed Center Plans for Ramadan
Mr. Khan explained the Tawheed Centerâ€™s plans for Ramadan to TMO, explaining that â€œWe are going to follow ISNA, will start Saturday the 22nd, first tarawih on Friday night.â€
â€œThere will be a fundraiser September 12th, to pay to extend the front musalla.â€
Tawheed plans three qiyamullayl programs, to coincide with the odd nights, 21, 23, and 27. They intend to finish the Qur`an on the 29th.
Tarawih will begin with â€˜isha prayer, then 20 rakaâ€™ats. The time of tarawih is intended to be the first week at 10pm and then every week after that earlier by 15 minutes.