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Ramadaan

Fostering a Child Friendly Ramadan and `Id al-Fitr

The following Jumuah khutbah was delivered by Imam Rashied Omar at the Claremont Main Road Mosque on Friday. During the first half of Ramadan 1438 AH the Claremont Main Road Masjid (CMRM) organized a number of events aimed at making Ramadan and our forthcoming `Id al-Fitr celebrations more child friendly.[…]

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Ramadan – An Archetype of Islam

By Yaseen Kippie The month of Ramadan is a festive period for all Muslims, whether rich or poor, young or old. It brings a sense of heightened consciousness of Allah through fasting together as a community. This is an archetype of what Islam really stands for. This consciousness, or Taqwa,[…]

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Ramadaan almost over…Now what???

By Umm AmmarahBy Umm Ammarah By Umm Ammarah The Month of Ramadaan is coming to an end and the transition from Ramadaan to Eid and thereafter should be a path the that brings us closer to our Creator and a path that treads the Sunnah i.e. The way of the[…]

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Ramadan is the strongest antidote for Islamophobia

Omar H is a Muslim-American living in Chicago.* As a Rohingya Muslim, he was forced to flee ethnic and religious violence in western Myanmar, where he was neither recognised as a citizen nor given basic political and legal rights. For three precarious decades, Omar drifted from one inhospitable country to[…]

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Ramadan in Quba – the first mosque

Thousands of Muslims, from local worshippers to foreign pilgrims, gather at the Quba Mosque to break their fast and take part in Maghreb, Isha and Taraweeh prayers during Ramadan. Quba was originally a well surrounded by a village. It was inhabited by the Bani Amr tribe. On his way to[…]

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