Monthly Archives: March 2016


What it means to be an Afghan-American-Muslim

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Mar 2016

What it means to be an Afghan-American-Muslim

Whether it's the superstitions I grew up with, a yearning love for mantu (type of food, dumplings to be exact), melodies of classical Afghan music, or haram and halal warnings from my parents while going to my high school football games, being Afghan-American-Muslim is one of the most complex and unique feats in the world. This weekend I had the opportunity to attend the second...

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The Art of Mindfulness

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Mar 2016

The Art of Mindfulness

For the last 4 years, Micah has been teaching mindfulness meditation at Ta'leef. Everyday we are reminded from him that self-awareness and practicing presence is an opportunity to embody gratitude and acceptance of ourselves and others. Outside of Ta'leef, Micah is a Senior Instructor at the Mind Body Awareness (MBA) Project, and dedicates his time to teaching mindfulness to incarcerated youth. Read more about Micah's...

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Walking with the Ichiban People

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Mar 2016

Walking with the Ichiban People

*Ichiban means "striving for excellence" in Japanese Twelve years ago, I embraced Islam in the Bay Area before understanding what it really meant. Soon after, I decided to move to a Muslim-majority country and ended up in Egypt. I found myself trying to embrace my identity as Japanese, but never had the courage, nor skills to bring together my identity as a Japanese-Muslim. This desire...

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Supplications Mentioned During #TaleefLIVE

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Mar 2016

Supplications Mentioned During #TaleefLIVE

Supplication #1) When you see someone afflicted in any type of affliction say: الحمد لله الذي عافاني مما ابتلاه به و فضلني على كثير مما خلق تفضيلا Praise be to the One who saved me from that which He tried this person with and has indeed preferred me over many of His creation. Supplication #2) Wird-al-Latif: The following was compiled by Ustadh Amjad Tarsin, Muslim...

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New Quarter II Schedule & #TaleefLIVE Time!

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Mar 2016

New Quarter II Schedule & #TaleefLIVE Time!

We are excited to share our new 2016 - Quarter II Living & Learning schedules below and hope you can join us for these exciting programs! You can download schedules by clicking on the links below and stay up to date with upcoming events. Please note: #TaleefLIVE with Usama Canon will resume on Sunday, April 17th with a new time at 7:00 pm (pst). We look...

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