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Weekend Retreat: Reflections on Repentance
January 18, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - January 20, 2019 @ 2:00 pm EST
Al-Maqasid is pleased to announce that the next Weekend Retreat will be held on January 18th-20th insha’Allah. Titled Reflections on Repentance, we will be covering Book 31 of Imam al-Ghazali’s Ihya’ ‘Ulum al-Din (Revival of Religious Sciences). According to Imam al-Ghazali, repentance is the first step of a student beginning the spiritual path. In these sessions, we will study a variety of subjects, ranging from the true nature of repentance to its conditions of acceptance, from its motivating factors to how to remain in a penitent state for the duration of one’s life. We welcome you to join us and take part in what we hope will be a weekend filled with blessings. Objectives: – Understand the true nature of repentance and its religious importance – Learn about the acts from which one must repent and the conditions for repentance to be accepted – Commit oneself to a life of repentance by applying its motivating factors In addition to the typical programming of an Al-Maqasid Weekend Retreat, a babysitting, children and youth program will be available based on registration. Programs will be available Saturday & Sunday. Registration is open: www.almaqasid.org/weekendretreat