Mission: The New Mexico Muslim Women’s Association acknowledges
that as a group we come together in an open forum for the purpose of exchanging
ideas and discussing issues concerning Islam and Muslims. We use as our main points
of guidance the Holy Quran and the Sunna of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).
The spectacular scenery and penetrating silence of this spiritual place provides
a perfect setting for prayer, study, meditation and fellowship.
Women of all faiths are welcome.
Dates: September 8 – 10, 2017
Who should attend? - Women, aged 12 and above, interested in spiritual
renewal and enrichment from an Islamic perspective.
Speaker: Dr. Maria Dakake, Associate Professor of
Religious Studies, George Mason University
Registration deadline is September 1, 2017.
1. Surat al-Kahf (18): Finding the Center
2. Surat Maryam (19): Speech, Silence, and Solitude
Dr. Dakake authored the commentary for both surahs in the Study Quran, and suggests participants
read those sections before the retreat. She plans to use these thematic discussions
to speak about why the lessons of these surahs are so important for us in the contemporary
Email:womensretreat(at)daralislam(dot)org or Sister Nadina Barnes at (505) 685-4673
Call (505) 685-4673