TAS Cleveland Quran School
A Muslim should learn how to read our sacred book Holy Quran as it is originally revealed. To achieve this goal every Muslim should practice his reading under the guidance of a preacher.
Surah Readings are very important to pray properly as the God ordered. Also to become close to the God, you should pray on all occasions. This program helps Muslims to practice Surah Readings and proper praying sayings derived from Quran and Prophet Muhammed to memorize for praying.
This is a 14 week program open for every person interested in our community. The programs detail level may vary according the level of the attendees.
First week a placement test is taken and guidance is given according to the level of the attendee. The attendee is responsible to get his/her Quran and other practice material as needed from the course.
Following 12 weeks are designed with two 45 minutes sessions. The first session covers learning and practicing The Quran reading guidelines. The second session covers the Surah and Pray Sayings proper reading exercises and memorizing studies.
The last 14th week is occupied for the ceremony and grating for graduation and certification of the attendees.
Important notes to the attendees.
- A Guide To Reading The Quran published by North East Islamic Community Center will be used for practicing reading principles
- All attendees should have their own Holy Quran with them during all sessions.
- All attendees should do their homework as defined in the class to pass the school and get the certification.
Weekly Islamic Speech’s
Schedule: Monday, Tuesday
Duration: One Hour between 20:00 – 21:00
Materials: Holy Quran, Riyazus Salihin, Risale-i Nur and Elmalili Hamdi Yazir Tefsir Books
Subjects: This activity focuses on learning Islam deeply from the right sources. Islam is defined as a non-radical love and peace religion. We aim to teach our community the Islamic principles related to Faith, Worship and good morality.
Schedule: Once for each Quarter 15:00 – 17:00 on defined Saturday
Duration: One Month
Selected Books: The books are selected from the Islamic Religious Books about the principles related to Faith, Worship and good morality.
Method: This activity focuses on learning Islam deeply from the right sources. Islam is defined as a non-radical love and peace religion. We aim to teach our community the Islamic principles related to Faith, Worship and good morality.
Special Day Prayer
Muslims pray ordinarily five times each day according to the sun’s sky path regardless of time zones. Although praying with a group is advised, Muslims can do prayer independently. But there are specific days and specific prayers needed to be done with a group of Muslim. These are Friday prayer, Ramadan Feast Prayer and Feast of Sacrifice Prayer. In addition to these specific days Ramadan is a special month and chance to become closer to God and Muslims generally chose to do Ramadan Teravih Prayer with group.
These four special prayers are regularly organized to serve our community and all Muslims.
Friday Prayer: Is a congregational prayer (ṣalāt) that Muslims hold every Friday, just after noon instead of the Zuhr prayer.
Ramadan Teravih Prayer: Extra prayers performed by Sunni Muslims at night in the Islamic month of Ramadan.
Ramadan Feast Prayer: is celebrated on the 1st day of Shawwal, the 10th month of the Islamic calendar (the first day after Ramadan).
Feast of Sacrifice Prayer: is celebrated on the 10th day of Dhu al-Hijjah, the 12th month of the Islamic calendar.
Other Special Activities
Our culture center in Cleveland aims to give all necessary services to all our community and requesting Muslims. Our volunteers and members works hardly to achieve this goal. Some of these additional services can be describes shortly as follows:
Wedding: The central event in all Muslim Weddings is the Nikah. This is the actual wedding ceremony, usually officiated by a Muslim cleric, an Imam.
Funeral: Funerals in Islam follow fairly specific rites. Sharia (Islamic religious law) calls for burial of the body, preceded by a simple ritual involving bathing and shrouding the body, followed by salah (prayer). Cremation of the body is forbidden.
Mawlid and Special Quran Readings: Special Quran Reading activities or Mawlid Ceremonies are organized for celebrating special days with remembering God or to request acceptance of ones wishes.