The Mother and Child Room allows visitors to see and join the prayers, separated by glass doors which prevent any childish noises from reaching the main prayer hall. The room also includes an area of vinyl floor ideal for toys. There are baby-changing facilities in both the male and female ablution areas. For more amazing … Continue reading Visitors Enjoy the Mother and Child Room
Many thanks to the Muslim Scholars Organisation of South India for agreeing to donate Qur’an stands to our mosque. These are beautifully carved from Nilambur teak, which is traditionally donated to the Holy Mosques of Jerusalem and Madina. Our thanks to Shaykh Aboobacker Ahmed and Dr Shaikh Abdul Hakim Al-Azhari and the ulema of Kerala … Continue reading Blessings for the Word
The next meeting of Life Members of the Cambridge New Mosque will be held on Sunday 17 March at 1pm at the Mosque. ID cards will be distributed and new members will be given their certificates. There will be amazing Islamic talks by Shaykh Khidir Hussein, Mawlana Sayful Alam, Dr Sejad Mekic and others. Further … Continue reading Calling all Life Members!
Planting trees is an important Sunna in Islam. The Holy Prophet recommended planting trees because they benefit animals as well as humans. We have started planting crabapple trees which will perfume Romsey Town with wonderful blossoms every spring. For more on this Sunna see http://www.khaleafa.com/khaleafacom/value-of-trees-in-islam
We are hanging the oak marquetry doors to the main prayer hall. Our sincere thanks to the Cosaraf Foundation and the Sheikh family for generously sponsoring the rear portico doors. Six other doors still need sponsoring at a cost of 5000 pounds each. Final call for this item!
We are laying our feature marble floor in the atrium! Rich in sacred symbolism, this was designed by master-geometer Keith Critchlow. See his brief commentary here. The marble comes from quarries near the ancient Muslim city of Madinat Laqant in Spain, for centuries blessed with great scholars, huffaz, and lovers of God.
We are looking for volunteers to help us with the opening and running of the New Cambridge Mosque. During the opening period in particular (Friday 15th March Jumu’ah and onwards) there will be a need for a large number of volunteers. If you can provide support in one of the volunteer roles listed below, apply … Continue reading Help Us Build This New Community Together!
To keep our amazing mosque running for many years to come we need to build our waqf endowment! All donations now will go towards the spiritual uplift of future generations. The Sadaqa Bank is the only truly safe and secure place to keep your money – make a deposit today! You will receive secure spiritual … Continue reading Invest in our bank!
The Trust is pleased to announce that the first Jum’a prayers will be held in our mosque on 15 March 2019, in sha Allah. Because a large crowd is expected, visitors from outside Cambridge are requested not to attend on that day. The date of the official opening ceremony, expected to be in late April, … Continue reading First Jum’a Prayers to be held on 15 March 2019
Watch exclusive footage and hear from Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad about diversity and the nexus between architecture and nature in the mosque project. A documentary about the full project will be available later this year.