With ever-increasing hardship and devastation due to the global pandemic, the start of the new Islamic year is an opportune time for solemn reflection and renewal of spirits for the Muslim community. The Voice of the Cape in collaboration with the DU Centre, is launching its annual Muharram 1442 Live[…]
Bo-Kaap will be abuzz with activity on Sunday 1st September as the Boorhaanol Islam Movement and Tana Baru Trust host their annual Muharram programme commencing at 10am. The march has become an important religious event for the community and will see scores of Muslims dressed in white visit the key[…]
Fasting on Muharram 10, known as the Day of Ashura expiates for the sins of the past year. When the Prophet (peace be upon him) arrived in Madinah in 622 CE, he found that the Jews there fasted on Muharram 10 and asked them the reason for their fasting on[…]
VOC is set for a busy weekend ahead as the station kicks off its Muharram broadcasting schedule, which will coincide with the auspicious Day of Ashura on Saturday. On Friday evening the station will cross-over to the Garlendale Mosque where the Mahabbah Foundation is to host its weekly thikr programme,[…]
Muslims worldwide are marking the beginning of the new Hijri year 1437 on Thursday. The day marks the beginning of Muharram, the first month in the Islamic calendar. It is also known as the day in which Muslims celebrate the Hijrah of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) from Makkah to[…]
FEATURE BY Dr. Wael Shihab-The New Hijri Year occasion is a time for reflection, assessment, and planning for the coming year. One should seize this occasion by assessing his work in the past year(s) and planning to lead a better life in the coming year. It’s high time for reflecting[…]
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